3D PRINTING & DESIGN NEWS _ 22/01/2021

L´Oreal fragrances achieve unique craftsmanship with 3D printing

Commerce & industry

L´Oreal fragrances achieve unique craftsmanship with 3D printing


Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf is a perfume from the French house that is dressed in packaging created with avant-garde technology, increasing the elegance and possibilities of the packaging. The cosmetic brand has already used additive manufacturing for years to create rapid prototypes. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Fashion BRAND: L’Oreal
IKEA collaborates in the creation of CAD files to 3D print lights and speakers

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IKEA collaborates in the creation of CAD files to 3D print lights and speakers


The collection has been made together with the supervision of Teenage engineering, an association of young engineers that develops sound products   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Prototypes BRAND: Teenage engineering
R&D project reports 67% energy savings with styrenics polymer tailored for 3D printing

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R&D project reports 67% energy savings with styrenics polymer tailored for 3D printing


Project reports more than 27 percent energy savings with newly developed styrenics based polymer. Energy savings increase to two thirds, when taking material production into account ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Consumables BRAND: INEOS Styrolution
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
TRUMPF intends to strengthen its additive manufacturing business

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TRUMPF intends to strengthen its additive manufacturing business


The company will acquire a joint venture with SISMA to expand the medical and dental 3D printing business ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Manufacturers and Distributors BRAND: TRUMPF
Renishaw expands its presence in the European Union, despite Brexit

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Renishaw expands its presence in the European Union, despite Brexit


The Renishaw Group has 79 locations in 37 countries and over 4,400 employees worldwide. Manufacturing facilities are located in the UK, Ireland, Germany, USA and India. Renishaw generates around 95% of its total sales outside the UK and has a significant level of expertise and experience gained from over 45 years of building a successful global business model. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Manufacturers and Distributors BRAND: Renishaw
3D scanning technology enables flexible garment production

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3D scanning technology enables flexible garment production


With the rapid rise of middle class, apparel customization is becoming a new trend of consumption. As a result, the garment industry is facing a revolution of switching to flexible production. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: 3D Software and Scanner BRAND: Scantech
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
Prototype for small-series production: electric drive housing from a 3D printer

Automotive & aeronautics

Prototype for small-series production: electric drive housing from a 3D printer


Lighter, more rigid, more compact: Porsche has produced its first complete housing for an electric drive using 3D printing. The engine-gearbox unit produced using the additive laser fusion process passed all the quality and stress tests without any problems. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Designs BRAND: Porsche
Decathlon: design your custom product in-store

Commerce & industry

Decathlon: design your custom product in-store


Since consumers seek more custom products that fit their exact needs, companies find their way to digital production processes. Decathlon is one of these early adopters who, in collaboration with Twikit, now provide a unique in-store customer experience.  ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Fashion BRAND: Twikit



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