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An engineering masterclass from human hair

A huge amount of modern engineering is inspired by the natural world and a team at MIT has attempted to recreate human cilia hair in a bid to harness its unique properties. As 3D p [...]

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Graphene to change industrial heating?

Heaters are an essential part of the material synthesis and device processing and they are not the most efficient things. But now the Department of Material Science and Engineering [...]

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Dubai releases tender for 3D-printed R&D

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has released an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the construction of 3D-printed Laboratories, to conduct research on drones and 3D-prin [...]

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Rocket engine completely 3D printed

A rocket powered by the first fully 3D printed Oxygen/hydrocarbon engine is heading for launch at the Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand. US-based Rocket Lab is currently building New [...]

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Tortoise gets new shell, thanks to 3D printing

A team of vets in Brazil has come up with a novel use for 3D printing by producing a whole new shell for a tortoise that was injured in a fire. The Animal Avengers in Sao Paulo hav [...]

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Connect your 3D printer with Windows 10!

Since Windows 8.1, Microsoft has been providing native support for 3D printers with most popular printers already enabled via USB plug and play (see this full list of supported pri [...]


Robo3D IPO postponed…sine die?

Robo3D, the low cost FDM 3D Printer from San Diego, enjoyed a very successful Kickstarter campaign in early 2013, with orders amounting to $650K. The company founded by Brandon Mor [...]

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Meet the key Managers at HP-3D Printing

  HP is becoming a driving force in 3D Printing. We took a look at the people that are leading HP big push into the new Industrial Revolution. We noticed that several senior [...]

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True 3D infill has arrived

Type A Machines has announced a new method for producing true three-dimensional infill of a 3D part that should improve the overall strength and uniformity of almost every 3D struc [...]

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EOS boss recognised at Rapid 2016

Dr Hans J. Langer, the founder of EOS GmbH, was presented with the SME Additive Manufacturing Industry Achievement Award at Rapid 2016. It’s the 3D printing equivalent of a lifetim [...]