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Additive Manufacturing Europe: Day 2

Today marks the second day of Additive Manufacturing Europe, an event which allows both manufacturers and potential customers of these companies to interact and make connections. It's amazing to see so many applications for this t [...]

3D Printing Moon Rock for Mars

It'll be at least 15 years before you can visit Mars, says the European Space Agency (ESA), as funding has limited the development of technology to make such a trip possible. “If there was enough money then we could possibly do it [...]

LEAP Engine to be repaired with 3D printed tools

It was revealed today that the first engine to feature 3D printed components will also be repairable using tools that are 3D printed. The news comes from a company familiar with the project. The LEAP engine series is manufactured [...]

Is 3D printed titanium about to get stronger?

  UPDATE: We have been informed by Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering that the information originally presented in this article cast the research findings incorrectly. When writing the original article, we di [...]

Techshot accomplishes 3D bioprinting in zero gravity

NASA contractor Techshot have become the first to 3D print a heart structure in zero gravity using human stem cells. Together with 3D bioprinter developers nScrypt and bio-ink specialists Bioficial Organs they have successfully pr [...]

This wrench is a gamechanger

Made in Space has produced its first tool in space. It’s a simple wrench that could have been made for almost nothing back home. But it’s a big deal for the aerospace industry. This seemingly inconsequential wrench has been years [...]

Dassault Systèmes and Airbus Group Extend Collaboration to Additive Manufacturing

Dassault Systèmes  the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that Airbus Group, after a two-year comprehensive benchmarking p [...]

Can we turn asteroids into space ships?

Made in Space has revealed an audacious plan to turn asteroids into giant autonomous space ships that will ferry supplies to far off mining outcrops. It really does sound like something out of Star Trek, but RAMA (Reconstituting A [...]

Parrot’s Bebop 2 – the first “leisure drone”

The body, built with Selective Laser Sintering technique and innovative Windform GT Additive Manufacturing material, combines excellent aesthetic results in excellent resistance to impact and temperature changes Reinforced composi [...]

ILA 2016 is an advert for 3D printing

The 2016 Berlin Aerospace Show, ILA, has turned into something of a mobile advert for the 3D printing industry. More than 1000 exhibitors descended on the Berlin air show that draws industry representatives from around the world a [...]