3D PRINTING & DESIGN NEWS _ 02/12/2022

Heat treatment for 3D printed metals to withstand extreme conditions

Investigation & design

Heat treatment for 3D printed metals to withstand extreme conditions


A technique, developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), that transforms the microscopic structure of metals can enable energy-efficient 3D printing of blades for gas turbines or jet engines.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
An MIT team develops 3D-printed tags to classify and store data on physical objects

Investigation & design

An MIT team develops 3D-printed tags to classify and store data on physical objects


Instead of standard barcodes affixed to products, these discreet labels are embedded within the interior of objects made using standard 3D printers ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Scientists develop a new, tough, plant-based 3D printing material

Investigation & design

Scientists develop a new, tough, plant-based 3D printing material


The new compound, developed by MIT, is a plant derivative as strong as bone and as hard as aluminum. Material could pave the way for sustainable plastics ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Real-time 3D holograms using artificial intelligence

Investigation & design

Real-time 3D holograms using artificial intelligence


Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new method called tensor holography that could allow the creation of holograms for virtual reality, 3D printing, medical imaging and more, and can be run on a smartphone.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Virtual Reality / Artificial Intelligence BRAND: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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
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





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