3D PRINTING & DESIGN NEWS _ 30/03/2020

From McDonald´s deep fryer oil to high-end 3D printing resin

Investigation & design

From McDonald´s deep fryer oil to high-end 3D printing resin


Researchers at the University of Toronto have been able to recycle and transform a residue as common as the oil in a fryer into a consumable for additive manufacturing ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
Robots that sweat and take out muscle

Investigation & design

Robots that sweat and take out muscle


Just when it seemed like robots couldn’t get any cooler, Cornell researchers have created a soft robot muscle that can regulate its temperature through sweating. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
Ford Develops 3D-Printed Locking Wheel Nuts

Automotive & aeronautics

Ford Develops 3D-Printed Locking Wheel Nuts


One method to deter wheel thieves is to use locking nuts, one on each wheel, which require a special adapter, or key, to loosen. But even these are not invulnerable. Engineers at Ford have now developed unique locking wheel nuts using 3D printing technology. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Designs BRAND: Ford
IAM 3D HUB bets on training

Investigation & design

IAM 3D HUB bets on training


The center will participate in an Education Trade Show that will take place in March, organized by Fira de Barcelona, ​​as well as in Equiplast (Barcelona), Addit3D (Bilbao) trade fair and will repeat in Formnext (Germany) ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Technology centers BRAND: IAM 3D Hub
GE Healthcare Life Sciences opens 3D printing center in Umeå

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GE Healthcare Life Sciences opens 3D printing center in Umeå


The new facility uses additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, to create components for proprietary biomanufacturing hardware ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: 3D Services BRAND: GE Additive
Printing objects that can incorporate living organisms

Health & medicine

Printing objects that can incorporate living organisms


A 3D printing system that controls the behavior of live bacteria could someday enable medical devices with therapeutic agents built in. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Bioprinting BRAND: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Plastic and concrete: two new construction materials joined by 3D printing

Commerce & industry

Plastic and concrete: two new construction materials joined by 3D printing


Designed by the MEAN (Middle East Architecture Network) architecture studio for DIFC (Dubai International Financial Center), Deciduous is a 3D printed pavilion that invites us to review our relationship with nature, through an experience that reminds us to walk through in an abstract botanical form. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Architecture and Art
Recycled plastics transformed into 3D printing material

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Recycled plastics transformed into 3D printing material


A new research project at the Department of Engineering, Aarhus University aims to recycle plastic waste into a standardised filament product for the 3D printing industry ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Consumables
Manufacture parts without redesign for aerospace applications

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Manufacture parts without redesign for aerospace applications


Knust-Godwin, manufacturer of precision tools and components, incorporates the 3D printer Sapphire Metal 3D from VELO3D, to manufacture even more complicated geometries ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Manufacturers and Distributors BRAND: VELO3D
Nexa3D expands NXE400 in North America

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Nexa3D expands NXE400 in North America


The company demonstrates the productive capabilities of its new improved 3D printer at CES Las Vegas ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Manufacturers and Distributors



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