17 Sep 2021
OPT Industries has proprietary approach for the roll-to-roll 3D printing of mechanical metamaterials. IDTechEx spoke with their CEO Dr Jifei Ou.
16 Sep 2021
3D Printed, Microscopic Gas Sensors
Scientists have discovered a way to fabricate tiny colour-changing gas sensors using new materials and a high-resolution form of 3D printing.
14 Sep 2021
World's First Additively Manufactured Connected Stethoscope
The SKOP is a medical device for remote auscultation. It provides excellent listening quality, essential for emergency situations and for isolated patients. SKOP takes inspiration from nature, using a biomimetic design based on the human ear to maximize performance. The SKOP geometry can only be additively manufactured using ultrafast 3D printing.
14 Sep 2021
Stratasys Advances Shift to Additive Manufacturing at Scale
Stratasys Ltd has highlighted today solutions for advancing additive manufacturing at production scale, including new innovative material offerings, an expanded software partner ecosystem, and the availability of new polymer 3D printing systems for the US market.
14 Sep 2021
World's Largest 3D Printed Shipboard Fitting
Keppel Technology & Innovation has received a verification certificate for a 3D printed deck mounted type Panama Chock from DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider's Global Additive Manufacturing Technology Centre of Excellence in Singapore. The component, which is intended for non-class maritime applications, is the world's largest 3D-printed shipboard fitting.
13 Sep 2021
Autonomous Robot Swarms to Harvest the Moon's Resources
Aerospace and mining engineers are mapping out a plan for harvesting the moon's resources using autonomous robot swarms and new excavation techniques.
10 Sep 2021
Extreme Heat Exchanger Using Metal 3D Printing
Demonstrating next-generation energy technology, researchers are using topology optimization and metal 3D printing to design ultra-compact, high-power heat exchangers.
9 Sep 2021
3D Printing Service Bureaus: An Overview
Part production services for 3D printing entails the outsourcing of a part design or model to another entity for printing, rather than purchasing a 3D printer to make the part themselves.
9 Sep 2021
Velo3D and Launcher Expand High-Performance Liquid Rocket Engine Compo
The partnership between Velo3D Inc and Launcher is proving out the value of 3D printing for delivering these satellites to orbit cost-effectively and with destination-orbit flexibility.
8 Sep 2021
Low Cost Titanium Wire for Additive Manufacturing
The wire can be used to make large complex parts for markets such as aerospace, biomedical, defence, marine, automotive, construction and consumer goods.
7 Sep 2021
NTU-Hyundai to Tap AI, 3D Printing for Electric Vehicle Manufacturing
NTU Singapore and Hyundai Motor Group have entered into an agreement to conduct a series of joint research projects focusing on advanced solutions for the manufacturing of electric vehicles and to develop future mobility solutions.
6 Sep 2021
Astronomers Create the First 3D Printed Stellar Nurseries
Astronomers can't touch the stars they study, but astrophysicists are using 3-dimensional models that fit in the palm of the hand to unravel the structural complexities of stellar nurseries, the vast clouds of gas and dust where star formation occurs.
3 Sep 2021
Polymer 3D Printing for Medical Applications
In a previous premium article, I covered the use of bioceramics in 3D printing for medical applications, particularly bone and tissue engineering scaffolds. In this premium article, the focus will be on the use of polymers in 3D printing for medical applications.
3 Sep 2021
Stratasys Awarded $20 million contract by US Navy
On August 23, 2021, the S Navy issued Stratasys a $20 million contract to purchase up to 25 Stratasys F900™ 3D printers over the next five years, with delivery of the first eight expected before the end of 2021. In addition to the printers, the contract includes initial support and sustainment, materials, and development of initial training for the supplied systems.
2 Sep 2021
7-Fold Growth for the Ceramic 3D Printing Market by 2032
In their new report "3D Printing Ceramics 2022-2032: Technology and Market Outlook", IDTechEx forecasts the ceramic 3D printing industry to grow 7-fold to $400M by 2032. Given how young the market is, seven-fold growth in the next 10 years indicates a positive future for the industry.
1 Sep 2021
Neotech AMT: Scalable 3D Printed Electronics
Presentation provided by Neotech AMT
30 Aug 2021
Thermoelectric Ink that Turns Car Exhaust Pipes into Power Generators
A joint research team has successfully developed a thermoelectric technology to produce power-generating tubes using 3D printing techniques. Researchers found that the tube-shaped device is more effective than conventional devices.
27 Aug 2021
Pollen Developed Into 3D Printing Ink for Biomedical Applications
Scientists have found a way to use sunflower pollen to develop a 3D printing ink material that could be used to fabricate parts useful for tissue engineering, toxicity testing and drug delivery.
26 Aug 2021
First 3D-Bioprinted Structured Wagyu Beef-Like Meat Unveiled
Scientists used stem cells isolated from Wagyu cows to 3D-print a meat alternative containing muscle, fat, and blood vessels arranged to closely resemble conventional steaks. This work may help usher in a more sustainable future with widely available cultured meat.