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Surf’s up for 3D printed fin production at the University of Wollongong

Surf’s up for 3D printed fin production at the University of Wollongong

3D printing research led by Marc in het Panhuis at the University of Wollongong, Australia, is helping surfers find the perfect ride. By applying 3D printer technology to fins used to steer the board, Panhuis and his team are opening up the material possibilities of surfing to new composite levels. Surfboard evolution In the search for the.. Read More

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3D printed metal certification gets $1.5 million boost from U.S. Department of Defence

3D printed metal certification gets $1.5 million boost from U.S. Department of Defence

A research consortium set up to accelerate the certification and qualification of 3D printed metal parts is to be given a share of $2.7 million, provided by the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment Funds. Of the fund, approximately $1.5 million will be shared between the Colorado School of Mines and the Alliance for the Development.. Read More

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Reducing Risks in Brain Operations with 3D Printed Arteries

Reducing Risks in Brain Operations with 3D Printed Arteries

In the labyrinth-like corridors at the University Hospital of Lübeck, one of the biggest in Germany, visitors tend to lose all sense of time and place. The future of medical technology is just next door, in the 3D printing lab of the Institute of Neuroradiology, headed by Prof. Peter Schramm. Here, Dr. Kemmling, staff neuroradiologist.. Read More

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US Navy orders its first powder-bed metal 3D printer from Concept Laser after GE acquisition

US Navy orders its first powder-bed metal 3D printer from Concept Laser after GE acquisition

The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington D.C. is now equipped with an M2 Cusing machine and supporting systems from German additive manufacturing company Concept Laser. John Murray, President and CEO of Concept Laser, says, There are so many advantages of 3D metal printing that our defense strategy could benefit from, including reduced lead.. Read More

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Made In Space celebrates a stellar year of 3D printing on the International Space Station

Made In Space celebrates a stellar year of 3D printing on the International Space Station

Made In Space, U.S. manufacturers of the world’s first microgravity 3D printer, are celebrating a year of trailblazing firsts 3D printed on the International Space Station (ISS). As of April 2017, the company’s Additive Manufacturing Facility (AMF) has produced 39 objects including spare parts for NASA, and components for medical research. Ongoing research into 3D printing on the.. Read More

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103 year old Delage Type-S Grand Prix car brought back to life with 3D scanning and printing

103 year old Delage Type-S Grand Prix car brought back to life with 3D scanning and printing

The last-surviving 1914 Delage Type-S has been resurrected with 3D printing. The 103 year-old car, currently in Australia, has laid dormant for three years since its engine block cracked in 2014. With no original drawings and no replacement parts, it seemed that the classic car may have had its day. Now, the engine is running just as.. Read More

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3D printing houses on Mars with NASA and the University of Central Florida

3D printing houses on Mars with NASA and the University of Central Florida

NASA has enlisted a professor from the University of Central Florida (UCF) in order to find a way of 3D printing structures on Mars. Pegasus Professor Sudipta Seal, interim chair of UCF’s Materials Science and Engineering program is looking at how metals can be extracted from Martian soil. Speaking about the project, Seal said, It’s.. Read More

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McDonald’s reinvents the STRAW with 3D printing

McDonald’s reinvents the STRAW with 3D printing

McDonald’s has reportedly reinvented the straw using 3D printing as a prototyping tool. The device is termed STRAW (Suction Tube for Reverse Axial Withdrawal). According to the PR around the “news” the STRAW has been engineered to accommodate McDonald’s new milkshake, the Chocolate Shamrock Shake. Designed by JACE Design and NK Labs, the straw will be given.. Read More

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