Tag: 3D Printing Technology

ASTM, Innovate UK, BSI & MTC to develop international additive manufacturing standards

Jan 9, 2019 | By Thomas Global standards organization ASTM International is partnering with Innovate UK, BSI (British Standards Institution) and the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) to create technical standards needed by the additive manufacturing industry.   ASTM International’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence – in which the UK-based Manufacturing Technology Centre (the MTC) is... Read More »

Using sugar as a bed adhesive for 3D printing

Jan 8, 2019 | By Cameron Kapton, stick glue, painter’s tape, and Aqua Net hairspray. What do all these things have in common? They’re all used as bed adhesives on FDM (fused deposition modeling) 3D printers. Getting that first layer to adhere to the print bed is critically important; most 3D printer operators will relate... Read More »

University of Pittsburgh and General Carbide awarded $57K to research 3D printing with tungsten

Jan 8, 2019 | By Cameron The Department of Community and Economic Development has awarded a $57,000 grant to the University of Pittsburgh and General Carbide Corporation to investigate effective methods of 3D printing with tungsten carbide powders. Laser sintering technologies that work well on steel and titanium alloys cause tungsten to crack; tungsten is... Read More »

Synchrotron imaging reveals inside laser 3D printing process to reduce defects

May 4, 2018 | By David Researchers at the UK’s Diamond Light Source research facility, which is located at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire, have been working on a new project to advance development of laser-based 3D printing techniques. In collaboration with scientists at I12, the Joint Engineering Environment Processing (JEEP) beamline and... Read More »

UoT develops handheld 3D skin printer for fast repair of deep wounds

May 3, 2018 | By David A team of researchers at the University of Toronto has developed an innovative new 3D bio-printing device. Their handheld bio-pen is capable of printing skin tissue on deep wounds in order to start the healing process, and the process can be achieved in a remarkably short amount of time.... Read More »

Agnès Petit wins Isabelle Musy Award for concrete 3D printing startup Mobbot

May 2, 2018 | By David A major science and technology award has been given to the founder of a promising concrete 3D printing startup. The Isabelle Musy Award was created back in 2014 in order to recognize the achievements of women in the field of science and technology, and this year’s prize was given... Read More »

Medtronic announces new TiONIC titanium 3D printing platform for spinal implants

May 1, 2018 | By David Dublin-based medical company Medtronic recently announced the launch of its new titanium 3D printing platform, known as TiONIC Technology. This system will enable more complex designs and integrated surface technologies for spine surgery implants. This is the latest addition to the field of 3D printing-enabled orthopedics systems, which is... Read More »

Vader Systems unveils three new Magnet-o-Jet liquid metal AM systems

Apr 30, 2018 | By David 3D printing company Vader Systems, based in NY, has demonstrated three new 3D printing products at this year’s Rapid + TCT show. All the systems are based on the company’s patented Magnet-o-Jet technology, which is an advanced solution for liquid metal 3D printing that was received with enthusiasm from various investors... Read More »

Fluid gel discovery offers breakthrough in 3D bio-printing of softer human tissues

Apr 26, 2018 | By David A team of researchers based at the UK’s University of Huddersfield has recently made a significant breakthrough in the field of 3D bio-printing. The team has developed a special fluid gel that can be used as a medium for suspension of biological material. This will solve a common problem... Read More »

$500k awarded to Arkansas Michelle Bernhardt-Barry to develop 3D printed soil for construction

Apr 26, 2018 | By David A professor at the University of Arkansas has recently been given a major grant to expand her research into the use of soil as a 3D printing material. Michelle Bernhardt-Barry, assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Arkansas, received a $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development award from... Read More »

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