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Covestro launches filament line

Covestro has developed a new range of resins, filaments and powders to supply every common type of 3D printer. The company hopes it can drive the industry and bring mass manufacturing to the 3D printing world with a range of high- [...]

Bioplastics made from coffee and orange?

The Digital Matter Intelligent Construction Research Studio at the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia has outlined a spectacular method for producing bioplastics from waste food and other matter to 3DPrintingindustry. [...]

iMaterialise adds aluminum to its list of materials

iMaterialise already print in steel, titanium and wood, and now they also print in aluminum! The new material is lightweight and strong. 3D printed aluminum is known to be great for producing strong, light and precise end-use meta [...]

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 [...]

Voodoo introduce a new full-flex TPU filament

Voodoo Manufacturing has boosted its range of filaments with the addition of full-flex and semi-flex Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU). The NinjaFlex filament comes in a range of 12 colours and can produce prints that offer varying [...]

New foam could change material science

Researchers at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology have created a super strong, lightweight form of foam that could change the world. 3D printing has allowed us to revisit the world of material science and change the st [...]

Quantum dots may hold key to superior 3D printing materials

New research demonstrates that quantum dots solve a key issue with current 3D printing materials. I spoke with Keroles Riad, PhD student at Concordia University Montreal, Quebec, Canada, about his thesis on the photostability of m [...]

The 3D printed house is here and it looks amazing

BAM and Universe Architecture will launch the 3D Builder at FabCity. This is a construction printer that offers complete freedom of movement and the ability to print houses on site. It’s exciting technology that could change the c [...]

xPrint: A new dawn in bioprinting and smart materials?

Smart materials will play a large part in our future. It’s a broad-ranging term that covers everything from memory polymers to truly smart clothes and wearable interfaces. To really exploit this wave of technology we’re going to n [...]

Zortrax offers free filament

3D printing giant Zortrax is celebrating 100,000 Facebook fans by offering five spools of material and free worldwide shipping to anyone that buys an M200 printer. You can access the bundle here, it costs $1990 and you can place y [...]