INVESTIGATION & DESIGN

Create innovative products from used plastic water bottles in Rwanda, Kenya and Nigeria

Investigation & design

Create innovative products from used plastic water bottles in Rwanda, Kenya and Nigeria


The process makes recycling plastic waste from water bottles an attractive economic proposition by converting it into filament for 3D printing.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design BRAND: Loughborough University
IAM 3D HUB continues to grow with a new addition

Investigation & design

IAM 3D HUB continues to grow with a new addition


AM Solutions is the division specialized on 3D printing solutions into the Rösler group, a multinational company dedicated to surface treatments, will lend its expertise, equipment and experience in cleaning and polishing surfaces for 3D printed parts. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Technology centers BRAND: IAM 3D Hub
Astronomers create the first 3D-printed stellar nurseries

Investigation & design

Astronomers create the first 3D-printed stellar nurseries


Researchers can now hold stellar nurseries in their hands thanks to 3D printing, revealing features often obscured in traditional renderings and animations ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
ABB Robotics opens test center to accelerate 3D vision enabled solutions in material handling

Investigation & design

ABB Robotics opens test center to accelerate 3D vision enabled solutions in material handling


Increasing automation of parts handling improves efficiency, productivity and flexibility ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Technology centers BRAND: ABB
Revolution in the baseball industry with a new glove design

Investigation & design

Revolution in the baseball industry with a new glove design


The REV1X glove featuring Carbon technology paves the way for the next generation of athletes looking to improve their defensive skills. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design BRAND: Carbon
Tokyo 2020 features the first 3D printed podium in history

Investigation & design

Tokyo 2020 features the first 3D printed podium in history


The podium made of recycled plastic will be the first of its kind in Olympic and Paralympic history, and it presents a new model for a sustainable society. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design
Materialise joins the IAM 3D HUB

Investigation & design

Materialise joins the IAM 3D HUB


Materialise has the most renowned software in the world of 3D printing and makes it available to the IAM 3D HUB in its mission to promote the adoption of additive manufacturing technologies in European industry. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Technology centers BRAND: IAM 3D Hub
Science, more accessible to visually impaired people thanks to 3D printing

Investigation & design

Science, more accessible to visually impaired people thanks to 3D printing


A study from Baylor University in Texas uses candy-like models to make STEM images accessible to visually impaired students through their mouths. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Baylor Universit
If you forget your keys, open the door with the smart ring

Investigation & design

If you forget your keys, open the door with the smart ring


Produced using a 3D printing process, the ring was developed by a research team from the Fraunhofer Institute for Processing Technology, Composites and Foundry IGCV in Germany, it has an integrated, tamper-proof, sealed and invisible RFID chip. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design BRAND: Fraunhofer IGCV
Create a leather-like material that is 3D printed from silk proteins

Investigation & design

Create a leather-like material that is 3D printed from silk proteins


Silk-based leather can be printed in different patterns and textures, has similar physical properties to real leather, and can withstand the folding, punching, and stretching typically used to create leather goods, including the ability to join pieces of leather. material and attach hardware such as rivets, grommets, handles and clasps.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances





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