INVESTIGATION & DESIGN

From prototype to industry application: how 3D printing adds value to manufacturing medical equipment

Investigation & design

From prototype to industry application: how 3D printing adds value to manufacturing medical equipment


Being members of the 3D Incubator has allowed NGNY Devices to access a large catalogue of 3D technologies, speed up its learning curve and reduce the time needed to modify and redesign parts. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: 3D Incubator
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
Additive manufacturing as a production method to reduce the carbon footprint

Investigation & design

Additive manufacturing as a production method to reduce the carbon footprint


According to the study conducted by AMPOWER, Additive Manufacturing can make a significant contribution to reducing greenhouse gases through material savings. This effect is even greater if the use-phase in the product lifecycle is considered. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: AMPOWER
3D printing miniature permanent magnets is now a reality

Investigation & design

3D printing miniature permanent magnets is now a reality


This innovative production could be useful in the creation of electric motors for pacemakers   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances
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. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: University of Wisconsin-Madison
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. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: Washington State University
3D technology that returns movement

Investigation & design

3D technology that returns movement


A custom 3D-printed sensor bracelet allows people with hand problems to regain motor control of their hands ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: University of Sydney
3D printing on glass, a reality?

Investigation & design

3D printing on glass, a reality?


Researchers at the UC Berkeley have developed an innovative 3D printing technology to produce glass microstructures ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: UC Berkeley
3D Printed Fingertips: The Improved Future of Robotic Sensibility?

Investigation & design

3D Printed Fingertips: The Improved Future of Robotic Sensibility?


Researchers at the University of Bristol have developed a 3D-printed fingertip with the apparent sensitivity of human skin. This technique could help robots become more dexterous and improve the performance of prosthetic hands by giving them a built-in sense of touch. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances BRAND: University of Bristol
'Bleach' as rocket fuel from 3D printing

Investigation & design

'Bleach' as rocket fuel from 3D printing


An engineering student at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand has used 3D printing to turn hydrogen peroxide into non-toxic rocket fuel for the aerospace market ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: New advances





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