Sliced 3D Printing Digest: 3D4MD, Siemens PLM, University of Texas, Rocket Labs

Slicing the news this week, we feature: Verashape, Siemens PLM, University of Texas, Yael Kanarek, 3D4MD, Venemous Mammals, Rocket Labs, and RadTech. Verashape Polish 3D printer ma [...]

How to make money with a 3D printer: a conversation with Professor Joshua Pearce

According to a study at Michigan Technological University, a RepRap 3D printer pays for itself within the first 5 years after purchase. 3D Printing Industry asked one of the academ [...]

DPP XL MAAM DPE 3D printer technical specifications and pricing

Tennessee-based DPP Technologies has released a large-area direct pellet extrusion (DPE) 3D printer that dramatically cuts the cost of high-grade materials. The pellet feed can be [...]

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 [...]

Poland’s first supercar gets 3D printed parts from OMNI3D

Polish car manufacturer Arrinera has collaborated with large-scale 3D printers OMNI3D, also based in Poland, to make parts for the Hussarya supercar.  The Arrinera Hussarya GT at [...]

BCN3D Sigma R17 3D printer technical specifications and pricing

Open Source 3D printer manufacturer BCN3D has released an update to their Sigma 3D printer. The Sigma is known for its independent dual extruder system (IDEX), which works with mul [...]

The Fab City Makers: putting manufacturing back in the hands of communities

Tomas Diez is an urbanist concerned with how to implement digital technologies to improve the way people live. As director of Fab Lab Barcelona, Diez takes the idea of a collaborat [...]

Roland DG forms new DGSHAPE subsidiary for 3D business

Roland DG has announced the creation of a new subsidiary called DGSHAPE in order to manage their 3D printing and other related projects. The company says they will be transferring [...]

Soluble supports and 3D bioprinted bones to patch skulls and heal fractures from the University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut has created a hydrogel suitable for supporting 3D printed bones. Without such support the bone cells would not be able to hold a form and would perish [...]

Mayor of London reveals plans for UK’s largest 3D printing centre

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has revealed development plans for the Eastern region of the UK's capital city. The plans include the largest 3D printing center in the UK. With th [...]