INVESTIGATION & DESIGN

Scientists Develop a New Rotational and Multi-Material 3D Printing Technique

Investigation & design

Scientists Develop a New Rotational and Multi-Material 3D Printing Technique


Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have been able to put into practice a new way of printing in 3D: rotating and with helical filaments. This new technique is specially designed for use in soft robotics and structural composites. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Harvard John A. Paulson
High flexibility and dynamism in 3D printed ceramic research

Investigation & design

High flexibility and dynamism in 3D printed ceramic research


The 3D process offers great advantages in terms of time and costs to be able to evaluate ceramic test specimens. And, unlike classic manufacturing strategies, it also allows you to combine different materials. Research is focused here on technical ceramics and medical applications. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Technology centers BRAND: AIM3D
Owo, the shirt with microsensors for a 'more realistic' Virtual Reality

Investigation & design

Owo, the shirt with microsensors for a 'more realistic' Virtual Reality


It allows users to feel more than 30 different sensations in real time in the virtual world, for example, in the metaverse or while playing video games. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Virtual Reality / Artificial Intelligence
The 3D printed Virtual Reality glove

Investigation & design

The 3D printed Virtual Reality glove


The research centers of Empa, EPFL and ETH Zurich have developed virtual reality gloves that will make virtual worlds tangible. The glove will adapt to each user by being manufactured using a 3D printing process. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Virtual Reality / Artificial Intelligence BRAND: Empa
3D printing from paper: the most ecological 3D printing

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3D printing from paper: the most ecological 3D printing


What do egg cartons and sustainable 3D printing have in common? A research project at the Technical University of Hamburg aims to reduce the use of plastic also in additive manufacturing and above all in the prototyping process. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
From prototype to industry application: how 3D printing adds value to manufacturing medical equipment

Investigation & design

From prototype to industry application: how 3D printing adds value to manufacturing medical equipment


Being members of the 3D Incubator has allowed NGNY Devices to access a large catalogue of 3D technologies, speed up its learning curve and reduce the time needed to modify and redesign parts. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: 3D Incubator
Heat treatment for 3D printed metals to withstand extreme conditions

Investigation & design

Heat treatment for 3D printed metals to withstand extreme conditions


A technique, developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), that transforms the microscopic structure of metals can enable energy-efficient 3D printing of blades for gas turbines or jet engines.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Artificial Intelligence predicts what the human being will be like in the future because of new technologies

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Artificial Intelligence predicts what the human being will be like in the future because of new technologies


In the year 3,000 people could have a hunchback, a shrunken neck, a claw-like hand, a right-angled elbow, a second protective eyelid, a thicker skull, and a smaller brain. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Virtual Reality / Artificial Intelligence
LEGO's enthusiasm for 3D printing

Investigation & design

LEGO's enthusiasm for 3D printing


The LEGO Group's first 3D printed item is now available to purchase at LEGO House for a limited time. It's a minifigure-sized LEGO replica of the iconic Wood Duck created by LEGO Group founder Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and it features a movable beak!   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design BRAND: Lego
A 3D printed robot fish could wipe out plastic from the sea

Investigation & design

A 3D printed robot fish could wipe out plastic from the sea


A robot fish that filters microplastics has come to life after winning a public competition from the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom. It features a set of gills that filter water while swimming and is open sourced for print. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design BRAND: University Of Surrey





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