3D PRINTING & DESIGN NEWS _ 06/02/2023

Metal3D, the first metal 3D printer in space

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Metal3D, the first metal 3D printer in space


Until now, this was pure science fiction. But next year, it will come true, next year at least to some extent since Airbus is getting it. then when the astronauts of the International Space Station (ISS) will bring their own practical companion on board: the first metal 3D printer in space that will allow them to have their own construction factory ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Prototypes BRAND: Airbus
Reconstruction of a human ear using a 3D bioprinted living tissue implant

Health & medicine

Reconstruction of a human ear using a 3D bioprinted living tissue implant


The company 3DBio Therapeutics and the Microtia-Congenital Ear Deformity Institute, in the USA, have carried out the AuriNovo project, an investigational 3D bioprinted implant, which uses a patented process that takes advantage of the patient's own tissue to generate a implantable ear ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Bioprinting BRAND: 3DBio Therapeutics
Creates a sugar-based PLA for 3D printing that degrades with UV light

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Creates a sugar-based PLA for 3D printing that degrades with UV light


Scientists at the University of Bath in the UK have found that incorporating sugar units into polymers makes them more degradable when exposed to ultraviolet light. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Consumables
New photosensitive resin harnesses solar radiation for low-power 3D printing in vacuum

Commerce & industry

New photosensitive resin harnesses solar radiation for low-power 3D printing in vacuum


This new technology has been developed by Japan's Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and resin-based in-orbit manufacturing is expected to make spacecraft structures thinner and lighter than conventional designs. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Industry and Maintenance BRAND: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Farsoon launches four new models of its 3D printing machines

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Farsoon launches four new models of its 3D printing machines


They focus on the industrial production of parts using plastic or metal powders. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Manufacturers and Distributors BRAND: Farsoon
Eplus3D enters into Railway Industry with Large-format Metal AM Machines

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Eplus3D enters into Railway Industry with Large-format Metal AM Machines


In the past few years, we have witnessed that 3D printing has been adopted by many different industries, from automobile to aviation industry. Urban transportation indeed benefits a lot from metal 3D printing. Railway is no exception. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Manufacturers and Distributors BRAND: Eplus3D
World's largest 3D printed aerospike rocket engine completed

Automotive & aeronautics

World's largest 3D printed aerospike rocket engine completed


It is likely the most complex additive manufacturing part ever produced as it broke all conventional workflows. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Designs BRAND: Hyperganic
Reduce the carbon footprint in the production of footwear with 3D printing on textiles

Commerce & industry

Reduce the carbon footprint in the production of footwear with 3D printing on textiles


Covestro, textile technology company Huafeng and green fiber technology company Cyclone from China have jointly developed a solution to produce high-quality running and sports shoes in a much more sustainable way than before: recycled fabric made from CYCLONE® recycled polyester (rPET) yarns is used as the shoe upper and selectively coated using Huafeng's HAPTIC® technology. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Fashion BRAND: Covestro
The great competitive bet of the Biden administration: promoting additive manufacturing

Commerce & industry

The great competitive bet of the Biden administration: promoting additive manufacturing


The US wants to create an alliance of companies that bet on 3D printing, AM Forward, which will help reduce costs for families by improving the competitiveness of the country's small and medium manufacturers, creating and maintaining well-paying manufacturing jobs and improve supply chain resilience. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Industry and Maintenance
They create synthetic fur with hair that has functional 3D sensors

Health & medicine

They create synthetic fur with hair that has functional 3D sensors


For the first time, scientists at Chemnitz University of Technology and Leibniz IFW Dresden develop a new approach for the miniaturization of highly integrated, ultra-compact, soft sensor units for directional touch sensitivity in e-skin systems ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Scientific laboratory BRAND: TU Chemnitz



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