3D PRINTING & DESIGN NEWS _ 20/10/2020

Ground mussel shells for 3D printing

Investigation & design

Ground mussel shells for 3D printing


These prototypes demonstrate that 3D printing and reprinting using locally sourced natural and sustainable raw materials is a viable option in a circular economy.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
A 3D printed robot squid to explore the seabed

Investigation & design

A 3D printed robot squid to explore the seabed


Made primarily of soft materials such as acrylic polymer, with some rigid parts, 3D printed and laser cut, this “cephalopod” is capable of moving at high speed ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Design
ALTANA expands its portfolio in industrial 3D printing with strategic acquisitions

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ALTANA expands its portfolio in industrial 3D printing with strategic acquisitions


Acquisition of the British specialist AMT for alloy development in 3D printing and its patented special alloy A20X for lightweight components ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Manufacturers and Distributors BRAND: Altana
UK’s Digital Manufacturing Centre enters close collaboration with Renishaw

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UK’s Digital Manufacturing Centre enters close collaboration with Renishaw


An exciting step towards the UK-based additive manufacturing facility's opening in Q1 2021, the Digital Manufacturing Centre (DMC) has confirmed it has purchased two Renishaw RenAM 500Q machines - chosen to increase efficiencies and quality while reducing each part's weight, waste and costs - as well as a joint development collaboration with Renishaw's leading additive manufacturing team. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Manufacturers and Distributors BRAND: Renishaw
Print “invisible” fibers capable of detecting respiration, sound and biological cells

Investigation & design

Print “invisible” fibers capable of detecting respiration, sound and biological cells


3D printing of small transparent conductive fibers could be used for multiple studies for health monitoring, Internet of things, and biosensor applications. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: University of Cambridge
Indukern and Natural Machines join forces to further 3D food printing options

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Indukern and Natural Machines join forces to further 3D food printing options


Natural Machines are the makers of Foodini, the first kitchen appliance based on 3D printing technology. Indukern's Food Division is now making food products specifically for food printing using Foodini ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: 3D Services BRAND: Natural Machines
A Report Reveals 74% of Companies Plan to Invest in 3D Printing in 2021

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A Report Reveals 74% of Companies Plan to Invest in 3D Printing in 2021


Findings from inaugural report signal mounting confidence in 3D printing’s ability to transform business operations ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: 3D Services BRAND: Makerbot
Smart3D Macro, the industrial 3D printer for office use

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Smart3D Macro, the industrial 3D printer for office use


The new Smart3D Tech solution is also designed to provide reliable engineering solutions in manufacturing plants. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Manufacturers and Distributors BRAND: Smart3D
3D printed sneaker soles that are also 100% recyclable

Commerce & industry

3D printed sneaker soles that are also 100% recyclable


OESH Shoes, the U.S. footwear brand that makes women’s shoes that are “healthy by design,” has been evaluating how Huntsman’s thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) materials can be used to create a 100% recyclable shoe sole via 3D printing – with positive results. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Fashion
Henkel and Keystone collaborate for 3D printing solutions in the dental industry

Health & medicine

Henkel and Keystone collaborate for 3D printing solutions in the dental industry


Henkel and Keystone Industries have announced a collaboration between the companies for additive manufacturing solutions in the dental industry. The collaboration will enable Henkel to add dental applications to its 3D printing portfolio, one of the first markets that has moved past prototyping into the commercialization of resins for final parts. By partnering with a globally leading materials provider like Henkel, Keystone aims to further scale its successful business in the industry. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: odontology BRAND: Henkel





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