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Interview with Ankit Sahu of India’s Largest 3D Printing Service Bureau: Objectify Technologies

Only a few years ago Ankit Sahu started Objectify Technologies. Over the past years of rapid growth, Objectify has become India’s largest 3D printing service bureau. The company serves the automotive and industrial markets and works with the main 3D printing technologies including powder bed (selective laser sintering), Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS, LBPF, Selective... Read More »

World’s first functional fully 3D printed electric motorcycle

With clever tricks like airless tires, this motorcycle may show the future of 3D printing. Via Mashable: BigRep’s NOWlab built an electric motorcycle that, excluding the electrical components, consists purely of 3D-printed parts. The e-bike, NERA, was designed by Marco Mattia Cristofori and Maximilian Sedlak and NOWlab’s co-founder, Daniel Büning, directed the project. As Mashable... Read More »

3D-printed sex robots are cheaper and more lifelike than ever – The Next Web

A sex doll manufacturer is ‘breaking the mold’ of traditional doll-building by introducing 3D printing into the process. DS Robotics, an offshoot of DSDolls, exhibited its latest 3D-printed robotic head at the VR Expo in NanChang City in China last month, showing that manufacturing AI heads for sexbots is about to get a whole lot... Read More »

Life-size Printed Human Body Could Aid Cancer Treatments

December 15, 2018 3D printing plastics have helped copy the biological form in many ways including biomimicry and prosthetics. Reinventing the human form in particular has a lot of medical applications. These can include anatomical models that provide novel, new research opportunities. One such case is Marie, a life-size printed human body derived from 5... Read More »

SmarTech Publishing Releases Year-End Additive Manufacturing Market Review

Leading industry analysis firm SmarTech Publishing, which specializes in additive manufacturing markets, has published its year-end additive manufacturing market review in a report called 2019 Additive Manufacturing Market Outlook and Summary of Opportunities. The report offers a summary and forecast of the total additive manufacturing industry for 2018 through 2027. For the first time, the report... Read More »

IC3D and Maker Community Introduce 3D Printing to Toys for Tots

For a few decades now, Toys for Tots has been collecting and delivering toys to underprivileged children around the holidays. The kids who benefit from the program don’t get much in the way of presents, but thanks to Toys for Tots they can receive new stuffed animals, dolls, action figures, games, etc. This year, however... Read More »

Weta Workshop Acquires Massivit 3D Printer for Creation of Giant 3D Printed Movie Props

Massivit 3D, as its name suggests, is known for its massive 3D printers, and they’ve traveled around the world and participated in some truly fascinating projects, such as the restoration of an Italian palace and a fully 3D printed pop-up shop. Now Massivit is getting its big break in Hollywood. Weta Workshop, the Academy Award-winning design... Read More »

Student Takes A Look at Several Metal 3D Printed Antennas for Thesis Paper

In a thesis entitled “Design of Microwave Components using Direct Metal Laser Sintering,” a Waterford Institute of Technology student named Deepak Shamvedi discusses using 3D printing to fabricate several microwave components, including the first-ever 3D printed metal Sierpinski gasket antenna, with multiple resonance characteristics. Shamvedi chose the Sierpinski gasket antenna because of its complexity, aiming... Read More »

3DKToys awarded 'Pin and Void' patent for connecting 3D printed parts

Dec 14, 2018 | By Cameron A 3D printable toy company called 3DKToys has been awarded a provisional patent for a Pin and Void method of connecting 3D printed objects that’s used in their line of 3D-printable toys. It all started when Brian Quincy Robinson, CEO and co-founder of 3DKToys, wanted to create a Barbie-sized... Read More »

Lifting the Barriers to Incorporating 3D Printing in Fashion Design Education

The 3D printed APEX coat from Alexis Walsh and Justin Hattendorf [Image: Amy Pinard] 3D printing is working its way more and more into the world of fashion. Whether it’s on the runways, in wearable collections or both, 3D printing is appearing in a variety of designers’ work. Just how important is 3D printing to... Read More »

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