• Hands-on activities give area eighth-graders look at STEM careers
    Brianna Bolle, an eighth-grade student at UT Tyler's Innovation Academy Longview campus, said her STEM-focused (science, technology, engineering, math) school has 3D printers that students use for projects, but LETU's presentation on the printing technology helped her learn about its vast  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-24-2018
  • Saskatoon man develops largest 3Dprinted camper van
    He's been planning it for the past two years, but Randy Janes of Saskatoon finally has the camper van of his dreams. Janes developed a 3D-printed camper van in what has been billed as not only the world's largest 3D-printed camper van, but also one of the largest indoor 3D-printed… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-24-2018
  • World’s first 3Dprinted camper made in Saskatoon
    After about nine days, a Saskatoon team has officially made the world's first 3D-printed camper. The idea came to Randy Janes, a Saskatoon man with more than a decade of experience in the RV industry, two years ago. He said printing the camper would help solve some issues in the… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • ISU 3D Printer for Student and Public Use
    The cost of print jobs that fail due to ISU Libraries staff error or to hardware failure is the responsibility of the library. The library will assume ownership of completed print jobs if not picked up after seven business days. ISU Libraries reserves the right to deny future print requests… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • 3D Printing News Briefs: February 23, 2018
    We've got plenty of business and 3D printer news for you in today's 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a research project involving additive manufacturing technology and a 3D printed presidential bobblehead. Nano Dimension has named its latest US reseller a day after closing its public ADS offering,  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • 3D Printing Brings a Child’s Imagination to Life
    The 3D printed models we see here at Hackaday tend to be of the engineering variety, so it's nice to see something that isn't quite as serious. We love that for all the refinement that went into the model, the overall look still retains the cartoony lines and proportions that… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Amazon Gift Cards are Back – Enter to Win and Maybe Buy Your Next 3D Printer!
    If you're looking to buy a 3D printer, there are more and more places you can find them these days. 3D printers are being sold at Sam's Club and Barnes & Noble, Walmart and Best Buy – and most manufacturers sell their 3D printers directly from their own web stores,… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Bagasse Fibers as Bioink: Research Shows That Sugarcane Waste is Suitable for 3D Printing
    Spreading like technological tendrils, new 3D printing hardware, software, and materials are available in countless forms around the globe today—and researchers just keep blowing our minds with new methods for fabrication. While you may be surprised to hear that 3D printing ink can be created with  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • EnvisionTEC Introduces the Vida cDLM, Its Largest High-Speed Continuous 3D Printer Yet
    This week, LMT Lab Day is taking place in Chicago. Dental lab owners, managers, technicians and clinicians from more than 40 countries are in attendance to see the latest dental manufacturing technology, which includes a lot of 3D printing. It would be a surprise if dental 3D printing leader  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Dyze Design to launch fast & durable tungsten carbide 3D printer nozzle on Kickstarter
    Dyze Design, a 3D printer accessory developer from Montreal, Canada, is preparing to launch a Kickstarter campaign for its newest product: the Tungsten Carbide Nozzle. The 3D printer nozzle, which promises high flow and abrasion resistance, is compatible with a range of popular 3D printer brands  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • FATHOM releases Crystallon, an open-source software for lattice-based design
    Lattice structures are integral to 3D printed designs, and Aaron Porterfield, an industrial designer at additive manufacturing service bureau FATHOM, has developed Crystallon, an open source project for shaping them into structures. Working as a plugin extension for Rhino and Grasshopper3D  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • PLA based Noah becomes world’s first recyclable car
    3D printing has been used in the development of Noah the “world's first circular car.” The 2018 product of a longstanding project at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU Eindhoven), Noah is an electric car built as a demonstration of future, greener car manufacturing. Noah was created by the  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Harrisburg University Researchers Working to 3D Print Collagen to Make Safer, Less Expensive …
    But a team of researchers at the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) in Pennsylvania believe that their campus 3D printers can change this, and make skin grafts less expensive and safer. We've seen 3D printing used in wound care before, and now these HU professors and students  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Facebook launches sharing of 3D models with gITF 2.0 compatibility
    Designers of 3D objects for 3D printing, AR, and VR can now share their creations directly to Facebook, where audiences will interact with them directly without having to follow any links. Facebook has also made developer tools available to enhance web content. The introduction of Graph API endpoints  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • InssTek Offers Specialized 3D Printer for Metallurgical Research
    InssTek is known for its Direct Metal Tooling, or DMT, 3D printing technology, which is a type of Directed Energy Deposition. Metal powder is fed continuously into a 3D printer and melted by a high-powered laser, then allowed to solidify again. It allows for multimaterial 3D printing as well as… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • HP Inc reports 2018 first quarter results, 3D printing unit up 28%
    Weisler stated that the first quarter marked, “more milestones for our 3D printing business.” These milestones include the introduction of the HP Jet Fusion 300 / 500 series. Described by Weisler as, “a lower-cost color solution that for the first time in the industry creates engineering grade prototype,  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Made In Space Sets Guinness World Record for Longest 3DPrinted Piece
    California-based Made In Space earned a Guinness World Record for "World's Longest 3D Printed Nonassembled Piece," company representatives announced Thursday (Feb. 22). That piece is a beam 123 feet 8.25 inches (37.7 meters) long, and it now hangs from the ceiling at Made In Space's facility  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Missouri Teen 3D Prints Prosthetic Arm for His Dad
    The younger Frei quickly realized the potential that existed to help his father in other ways using 3D design and fabrication. Building upon the work done by countless others in the development of 3D printed prosthetics, he began to explore different ways in which he could create a custom prosthetic… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Longest 3D printed part Guinness Book World Record set by Made In Space
    At 37.7 meters (123 ft, 8.25 inches) long, a beam 3D printed by Made In Space has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records as the “longest 3D printed non-assembled piece.” The beam, which runs the length of the Moffett Field facility at NASA's Ames Research Center, serves… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • 3D printing and Samsung position HP Inc for strong year
    HP Inc reported a solid start to 2018, and its strategic expansion gives it a firm footing for the rest of the year. For the three months ended 31 January, sales rose 14% (13% in constant currency) to $14.5 billion. Adjusted operating profit was up 12% at $1.1 billion. Broken… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Fathers and sons are 3D printing arms for each other
    3D printing does great things in a lot of areas, but one of the most directly beneficial uses for the technology is prosthetics. All around the world, organizations like e-NABLE and Open Bionics are dramatically cutting the cost of prosthetic limbs for those in need, while individual makers are also… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Turn Your 3D Printer into a Laser Cutter with a 40% Discount from Endurance Lasers
    Recently, 3DPrint.com held a giveaway offering a free 5.6W laser cutter/engraver attachment that can be installed on any FFF 3D printer or CNC mill. While that giveaway has officially ended with two lucky winners, the sponsor of the contest, Endurance Lasers, has a lot more to offer – including several  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • EnvisionTEC Launches Two Orthodontic Materials at LMT Lab Day Chicago, Including Resin for …
    EnvisionTEC is launching two new orthodontic materials at LMT Lab Day Chicago 2018. E-OrthoShape is an affordable material to produce models on which clear thermoformed aligners can be created. E-Ortholign is a new material for the direct 3D printing of clear thermoformed aligners. (Photo:  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Print all the 3D things with the Monoprice Select Mini V2 for $179.99
    CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter! ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • The Wonders of 3D Printing
    You've probably heard of 3D printers. They are, more or less, exactly what they sound like: printers that print in three-dimensions rather than two. Instead of printing ink onto a sheet of paper, 3D printers print a layer of plastic filament, one tiny slice at a time. When those slices… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Groupe GorgĂ© reports strong growth in 3D printing at the end of FY 2017
    Groupe Gorgé (EPA:GOE) has released revenue data for the full year 2017, reporting strong growth in Q4 for its 3D printing division Prodways (EPA:PWG). For the year ending December 31 2017, headline consolidated revenue is €276.7 million for all business segments combined, a 1.6% decrease on  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • FATHOM releases Crystallon, lattice 3D printing plugin for Rhino & Grasshopper
    Designed as an alternative to commercially available software for lattice design, the new Crystallon plugin from FATHOM was developed by Aaron Porterfield, one of the 3D printing company's industrial designers. In what will surely be received as welcome news by advanced Rhino and Grasshopper  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Global Consumer 3D Printing Sales market Research Report Released with growth, latest trends …
    Questale has just released a comprehensive market research report for Global Consumer 3D Printing Sales Market. This report focuses on top players in global market, with production, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer, covering Arcam AB , Asiga and Beijing Tiertime Technology . ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • 3D-Printable Clip-On Turns Smartphone Into Powerful Microscope
    The 3D-printing files are publicly available, so anyone—”from scientists to the scientifically curious”—can turn their smartphone into a microscope. Already tested in a number of areas, the technology successfully visualized samples ranging from cell culture to zooplankton to live cattle semen. ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • 3D Systems’ high-speed NextDent 5100 3D printer will cost under $10K
    No, 3D printing hasn't been swallowed by the world of dentistry, it's just been a busy week for dental additive manufacturing. That's because several major 3D printing companies have been attending LMT Lab Day Chicago 2018, a dental industry event showcasing the newest technologies in the  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • 3DPrinting Technique Paves Way for Fabrication of Devices Inside the Body
    A new laser-based 3D printing technique that uses optical fibers could be the way forward to fabricate custom bio-compatible devices inside the human body to repair damaged tissue. Researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne developed the technique—a compact, relatively  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Stratasys unveils Objet260 Dental 3D Printer to advance adoption of digital dentistry
    Market-leading 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has announced its new Stratasys Objet260 Dental 3D printer. Equipped with Polyjet Triple Jetting technology, the Stratasys Objet260 Dental can 3D print three different materials on a single tray, allowing the production of several applications under a  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Blue Frog highlights the power of 3D printing at Med-Tech Innovation Expo
    Anyone attending Med-Tech Innovation Expo this year will have a chance to see Blue Frog's 3D printed products in the flesh. Speaking about the Med-Tech Innovation Expo, a spokesperson from Blue Frog said: “This key occasion draws together the medical engineering and manufacturing community,  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Interview: 3D Systems to redefine digital dentistry with NextDent 5100
    Last year, the dental printing industry grew by over 35 percent year-over-year for the second year in a row and metal and resin based printing 3D printing technologies are poised to become a leading manufacturing tool for dental products. Much of the digital ecosystem is already in place with 3D  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Rescue dog gets ‘new lease of life’ with 3D printed leg
    A dog which could hardly walk has been given a new lease of life after a 3D printed leg was made for him. Rescue dog Duke, an Irish retriever, was born with a birth defect in his front right leg and faced having it amputated. But he is now running… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Another giant leap for Made In Space: Guinness World Record for longest 3D printed object
    Made In Space, the Silicon Valley company that sent the first 3D printer into space, has announced its latest additive manufacturing feat: it has received the Guinness World Record for the world's longest 3D printed object. The print, which somewhat sadly was 3D printed here on Earth, is a beam… ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • 3D Systems to Conquer Dental and Move onto Every Other Vertical
    At LMT Lab Day Chicago 2018, 3D Systems showcased the first official industry-specific instantiation of its Figure 4 3D-printing technology. Meant to be a paragon example that can be expanded within the dental space and extrapolated to other verticals, the NextDent 5100 is a standalone Figure 4  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • 3D Printing Supports the Health Sector
    Nowadays, 3D printing is used for different patient related treatments in the medical industry, with one of the key areas being the development of models for planning and preparation aid in surgical work. 3D printing tools have been used so far to produce metallic parts for structural purposes in  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • Interview: Carbon cuts through the hype with new FDA approved dental materials
    As materials for dentistry, DENTCA Denture Base II and DENTCA Denture Teeth resins, are subject to an exception in FDA certification that typically would not pass certification on 3D printer materials. In this interview with Steven Pollack, Senior Staff Research Scientist at Carbon, 3D Printing Industry  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018
  • TU Eindhoven’s 3D printed Noah car showcases future of sustainable automotive design
    A team of students from the Eindhoven University of Technology's TU/ecomotive group has designed a 3D printed concept car that showcases the potentials of automotive evolution and, importantly, sustainable mobility. The concept vehicle, named Noah, was designed in collaboration with Oceanz,  ... Read More
    Source: 3D Printing Google NewsPublished on 02-23-2018