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LEGO's enthusiasm for 3D printing

Investigation & design

LEGO's enthusiasm for 3D printing


The LEGO Group's first 3D printed item is now available to purchase at LEGO House for a limited time. It's a minifigure-sized LEGO replica of the iconic Wood Duck created by LEGO Group founder Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and it features a movable beak!   ( Leer más... )


CATEGORY: Design BRAND: Lego
Renishaw Greenpower F24+, present at the Racing Weekend in Montmeló

Impresoras 3D

Renishaw Greenpower F24+, present at the Racing Weekend in Montmeló


With this project, the company promotes interest in studies in STEM disciplines and shows additive manufacturing components in its electric car.   ( Leer más... )


CATEGORY: 3D Services BRAND: Renishaw
A 3D printed robot fish could wipe out plastic from the sea

Investigation & design

A 3D printed robot fish could wipe out plastic from the sea


A robot fish that filters microplastics has come to life after winning a public competition from the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom. It features a set of gills that filter water while swimming and is open sourced for print. ( Leer más... )


CATEGORY: Design BRAND: University Of Surrey
BOLIDE F HR 3D: the first and fastest high-performance 3D printed bike ever built

Commerce & industry

BOLIDE F HR 3D: the first and fastest high-performance 3D printed bike ever built


It has been designed for the world record attempt of the athlete Filippo Ganna   ( Leer más... )


CATEGORY: Industry and Maintenance BRAND: Pinarello
Printing stainless steel is already a reality with 3D technology

Investigation & design

Printing stainless steel is already a reality with 3D technology


This new finding could help in the aircraft industry, as well as nuclear power plants and other critical technologies, where strength and durability are essential. ( Leer más... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Cigarette butts that become compostable 3D printing material

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Cigarette butts that become compostable 3D printing material


A new initiative of the municipality of Tallinn (Estonia) helps combat pollution on its coast while collecting raw material for a new 3D printing filament ( Leer más... )


CATEGORY: Consumables
A Martian Rock-Metal Composite Shows the Potential of 3D Printing on The Red Planet

Investigation & design

A Martian Rock-Metal Composite Shows the Potential of 3D Printing on The Red Planet


A small amount of simulated crushed Martian rock mixed with a titanium alloy produced a stronger, high-performance material in a 3D printing process that could one day be used on Mars to make tools or rocket parts. ( Leer más... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Washington State University
The wood industry is transformed with 3D printing

Commerce & industry

The wood industry is transformed with 3D printing


Flat shapes of wood extruded by a 3D printer can be programmed to transform into complex 3D shapes. In the future, this technique could be used to make furniture or other wood products that could be shipped flat to a destination and then dried to the desired final shape. ( Leer más... )


CATEGORY: Industry and Maintenance BRAND: American Chemical Society
ACTIBREEZE 3D SANDAL: Asics first 3D printed sandal

Commerce & industry

ACTIBREEZE 3D SANDAL: Asics first 3D printed sandal


Unique design of the ACTIBREEZE 3D SANDAL delivers optimized comfort, cooling and softness for the recovering athlete ( Leer más... )


CATEGORY: Fashion BRAND: Asics
A big step towards the biofabrication of organs

Health & medicine

A big step towards the biofabrication of organs


The breakthrough was made possible by a new additive textile manufacturing method, Focused Rotary Jet Spinning (FRJS), a technology much faster than 3D printing. ( Leer más... )


CATEGORY: Bioprinting BRAND: Harvard John A. Paulson





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