INVESTIGATION & DESIGN

Researchers hack a game console to 3D print at micro and nanoscale

Investigation & design

Researchers hack a game console to 3D print at micro and nanoscale


A research team from DTU Health Tech have successfully repurposed an optical pick-up unit component from a mass-produced gaming console to develop an affordable high-resolution large printing volume micro/nanoscale 3D printer. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
GE Researchers Developing Portable Prototype that Produces Water Out of Thin Air

Investigation & design

GE Researchers Developing Portable Prototype that Produces Water Out of Thin Air


The solution, named AIR2WATER, could represent a future solution to address water scarcity around the world and during its production it will carry out transformative innovations of new materials, thermal processes and additive manufacturing.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: GE Additive
Audi employees come together in a 3D world of learning and work

Investigation & design

Audi employees come together in a 3D world of learning and work


“Audi spaces” enables learning and working in a virtual space ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Virtual Reality / Artificial Intelligence BRAND: Audi
The real 3D structure of the COVID19 virus

Investigation & design

The real 3D structure of the COVID19 virus


Scientists from the Austrian company Nanographics show, for the first time, the SARS-CoV-2 virus in 3D in unprecedented detail.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design BRAND: Nanographics
3DFactory Incubator positions itself as Europe´s first high-tech 3D business incubator

Investigation & design

3DFactory Incubator positions itself as Europe´s first high-tech 3D business incubator


The 3DFactory Incubator, located at the headquarters of the Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona (CZFB), is the first business incubator in Europe equipped with high technology focused exclusively on 3D printing. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Technology centers BRAND: 3D Factory Incubator
3D-Printed Smart Gel Changes Shape When Exposed to Light

Investigation & design

3D-Printed Smart Gel Changes Shape When Exposed to Light


Inspired by the color-changing skin of cuttlefish, octopuses and squids, Rutgers engineers have created a 3D-printed smart gel that changes shape when exposed to light, becomes “artificial muscle” and may lead to new military camouflage, soft robotics and flexible displays. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
Pet prosthetics benefit from 3D printing

Investigation & design

Pet prosthetics benefit from 3D printing


New modeling software is helping animal health experts develop more customizable prosthetics for pets that lack limbs because not all legs are created equal ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design BRAND: DiveDesign
The largest 3D incubator in Southern Europe expands its facilities by up to 40%

Investigation & design

The largest 3D incubator in Southern Europe expands its facilities by up to 40%


3DFactory Incubator will also have two new 3D filament printing equipment and a new Multi Jet Fusion post-processing station from HP, which will allow it to incorporate a new flexible production material (TPU) into its catalog; as well as new post-processing equipment for dyeing, graphitizing and surface treatment of 3D printed parts.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Technology centers BRAND: 3D Factory Incubator
A step towards visually perfect 3D printing

Investigation & design

A step towards visually perfect 3D printing


Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a new system that allows variations in brightness on a 3D printed surface. The advance could aid fine art reproduction and prosthetic design ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A solution inspired by the spiderweb and based on 3D printing

Investigation & design

A solution inspired by the spiderweb and based on 3D printing


The spider is no longer the only one that weaves webs with unbreakable resistance: 3D printers do this job too. A team of researchers from Polytechnique Montreal has just demonstrated how a canvas designed with additive manufacturing absorbs up to 96% of the energy of a crash without yielding.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances





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