Tag: 3D Printing Technology

MicroMaker3D unveils new Laminated Resin Printing tech for 3D printing tiny structures

Nov 14, 2018 | By Thomas New Zealand’s Callaghan Innovation unveiled Laminated Resin Printing (LRP) – a new 3D printing technology that enables rapid prototyping of high-resolution microscale structures. Laminated Resin Printing (LRP) makes it fast, easy and affordable for researchers, developers and manufacturers to create a wide range of printed structures for applications such... Read More »

New study details toxic particles spewed by 3D printers and hidden health risk

Nov 13, 2018 | By Thomas Researchers have found that many desktop 3D printers generate a range of different-sized particles, including ultrafine particles (UFPs), which may pose a health concern since they are the size of nanoparticles and may be inhaled and penetrate deep into the human pulmonary system and impact respiratory health. “These printers... Read More »

EOS LaserProFusion polymer 3D printing technology claims to replace injection molding

Nov 9, 2018 | By Thomas Krailling, Germany based industrial 3D printing systems maker EOS announced that it will introduce a “revolutionary technology for polymer additive manufacturing” at formnext 2018. The company claims that the new technology, called LaserProFusion, is the only additive manufacturing technology capable to replace injection molding. Rather than using a single... Read More »

LIFT: University of Twente researchers 3D print pure gold micro jewels using laser technique

Oct 30, 2018 | By Thomas Dutch researchers at University of Twente has developed a new metal 3D printing technique which allows a laser apparatus to print metal structures drop by drop, including in pure gold, on the few micron scale. Conventionally, metal structures can be fabricated via lithographic methods, casting, selective laser sintering or... Read More »

Apple granted patent for triangular tessellation 3D printing method

Oct 25, 2018 | By Thomas The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 46 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. this week. One of Apple’s newly granted patents covers their invention relating to techniques for 3D printing three dimensional (3D) objects. More particularly, Apple filed a patent for a new method... Read More »

Fraunhofer IKTS researchers use FFF 3D printing to make harder 3D metal prints

Oct 22, 2018 | By Grijs Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems (IKTS) have found a way to make much harder 3D prints in metal using Fused Filament Fabrication, which originates from the plastics processing industry. © Fraunhofer IKTS Extremely hard tools are mainly used in mass production for the automotive... Read More »

Digital Metal launches automated production concept for 3D metal printing

Oct 12, 2018 | By Thomas Digital Metal, part of the metal powder-producing Höganäs Group in Sweden, has launched a fully automated production concept for 3D metal printing. Last year, Digital Metal started production on the DM P2500, a high-precision binder jetting metal 3D printer that can produce tiny bespoke objects and high-precision components at... Read More »

NUST MISIS scientists double the strength of 3D printed aluminum composites

Oct 11, 2018 | By Thomas NUST MISIS scientists have proposed an advanced method for production of an ultrahigh-purity alumina (UHPA) that can double the strength of 3D printed aluminum composites, and advance the characteristics of these products to the quality of titanium alloys. The developed modifiers for 3D printing can be used in products... Read More »

Nuclear technique helps predict critical deposition heights for laser additive manufacturing

Oct 9, 2018 | ANSTO Australian and Indian researchers have developd a new theoretical model that successfully predicts the residual stresses and critical deposition heights for laser additive manufacturing. The model, which was developed by Prof Ramesh Singh’s group from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in association with Prof Wenyi Yan from Monash University,... Read More »

Ai Build unveils automated AI-based 3D printing for Factories of the Future

Oct 4, 2018 | By Thomas As part of Digital Design Weekend 2018, Ai Build, a London based company developing Artificial Intelligence and Robotic technologies for large scale additive manufacturing, showcased new technology to bring 3D printing and artificial intelligence algorithms to the factory floor in a bid to change the way we’ll build the... Read More »

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