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Jabil to develop 3D printing materials, establishes AM Materials Innovation Center

Jabil, a global manufacturing services company, has established a Materials Innovation Center in Minnesota to develop polymer filaments and powders for additive manufacturing. This 50,000 sq ft facility will produce Jabil Engineered Materials specialized to meet customer requirements. 3D Printing Industry caught up with the Vice President of Digital Manufacturing at Jabil to learn more.... Read More »

6 Times 3D Printing Made It to the Silver Screen

6 Times 3D Printing Made It to the Silver Screen by elizabeth | January 22, 2019 With the hype around the Golden Globes earlier this month and the excitement in the air around today’s Oscar nomination announcement, we thought we would take a look back to see when 3D printing was used in some of... Read More »

Fighting opioid abuse with 3D printed egg-shaped tablets

According to new research, 3D printed tablets could deter opioid abusers from misusing pharmaceuticals. A team from St. John’s University, New York, designed and tested egg-shaped thermoplastic shapes that make it difficult to misuse strong prescription drugs. These egg-shaped tablets, dubbed “egglets”, were developed and assessed by Doctors Pavan Kumar Nukala, Siddhant Palekar, Manali Patki... Read More »

Report on metal 3D printing from 3Diligent – The Fabricator

3Diligent released a report in January that looks at existing and emerging metal 3D printing (3DP) processes. Intended for product designers and companies considering a metal 3DP project, the 24-page “2019 State of Metal 3D Printing Report” summarizes the following metal 3DP processes: – powder bed fusion (laser melting and electron beam melting); – binder... Read More »

This #3DPrinted Chair with #CircuitPlaygroundExpress was made for Musical Chairs #MusicMonday

[embedded content] Another fun project from 8 Bits and a Byte on YouTube: A musical chair to play the game of musical chairs with random household sounds. Made using Adafruit’s Circuit Playground, Processing, Pure Data and a 3D printed chair. See... Read More »

Empa researcher 3D prints ear out of cellulose

Jan 21, 2019 | By Cameron A researcher at Empa has 3D printed an ear using the polymer that gives plants their structural support: cellulose. Empa (Eidgenössische Materialprüfungs- und Forschungsanstalt) is the German acronym for the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology. We’ve previously reported on 3D printing biomedical devices with cellulose, and... Read More »

US Army researching 3D printed ceramic body armor

Jan 21, 2019 | By Cameron Ceramic is one of the hardest materials, which is why it often finds its way into body armor; it works by being so hard that it shatters incoming projectiles, reducing their kinetic mass and penetrability. Ceramic is also incredibly brittle, meaning ceramic armor plates usually break when they’re hit... Read More »

March 3DPrint.com Crash Courses: Sign Up Now with the Early Bird Rate

Want to learn 3D printing online? Throughout the month of March, we are running one-week intensive online courses for all levels. Register today—it’s the last day to get the early bird rate. March will be full of 3D printing madness here at 3DPrint.com. Over the course of the month, we are offering four interactive online... Read More »

University Hospital of Basel ramps up medical 3D printing with axial3D integration

University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland, has entered into a 3D printing alliance with UK based medical technology firm axial3D. Focusing on quality control, the hospital is to introduce the axial3Dassure platform to its in-house 3D Print Lab. Through its application, axial3D promises to help to cut production times and maximize the efficiency of the facility’s 3D printed anatomical... Read More »

The best 3D printers under $500 – Digital Trends

The 3D printing market has seen quite a few changes over the last few years. In just the span of a decade, the barrier to entry has dropped from well over several thousand dollars to under $200, in some cases. However, all entry and mid-level printers are not made equal. This article seeks to offer... Read More »

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