"With the semi-annual New York Fashion Week coming to an end, there were a few particular designs which left many people quite intrigued. With 3D printing becoming more and more a part of fashion, at least on runways as of late, it was no surprise to see 3D printed textiles on display at one of the more popular fashion events in the world."
"Thanks to state-of-the-art design software and the latest computer-controlled laser cutters, 3D printers and other manufacturing hardware, designers and inventors are turning their ideas into reality and getting them to market far more quickly and cheaply than they ever could before."
"A company called Genkei, which has been designing personal 3D printers in Japan for quite some time now, as well as individuals from the Tokyo University of Arts and Design, have developed a huge 4 meter (over 13 foot) tall delta 3D printer."
"The industry predominantly uses metal additive manufacturing for prototyping or the production of small quantities. Smit Röntgen opens doors for large volume industrial manufacturing of 3D printed pure Tungsten parts."
"Today the Gothenburg, Sweden based company Magicfirm Europe has launched a new desktop 3D printer: ZYYX 3D.The new ZYYX 3D printer features an enclosed build chamber with an active carbon filter system. . The enclosure not only maintains temperature stability and helps improving final print quality, it also creates a slight pressure difference with the help of a low speed fan. The filter system removes gases emission from ABS and polyamide (nylon) processing."
It’s a bike frame like no other: mesh texture, custom-fit, the designer’s name incorporated into the structure, and 3D Printed! The man that brought this stunning product into world is Australia-based industrial designer, university lecturer, student, researcher, and 3D Printing enthusiast James Novak. Here’s the story of his journey (on a bike!) through the world of 3D Printing....
"Korean officials announced today that the country is developing a 10-year blueprint to becoming the main world leader in 3D printing. According to Korean news sources, the country plans to put 3D printers in 227 libraries and 5,885 schools within the next 3 years, and aims to have 10 million citizens using 3D printers by 2020."