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Cellulose, the primary component in the structure of green plants, is lauded in materials science for it environmentally friendliness. It occurs naturally and is found in cotton fibers used to make clothes, paper, cardboard and co [...]

Through 3D printing, researchers at Deakin University in Australia have unlocked design potential of two of the strongest materials on Earth. With “ultralight”, “super strong” and incredibly heat resistant properties, a Boron Nitr [...]

New research describes a novel 3D printing technique for the production of smart materials that may find use in soft-robotics and advanced medicine. In a recent academic paper the, “striking phenomena” that “can be produced by emb [...]

Swiss technology company Oerlikon (SWX:OERL) are strengthening their efforts in metal additive manufacturing through two research partnerships with international institutions. One agreement is signed with the Technical University [...]

Professor Moataz Attallah is the director of the University of Birmingham’s specialist Advanced Materials and Processing Lab, known as AMPLab. Additive manufacturing from the AMPLab is behind of some of the most cutting edge mater [...]

Published in the journal of Advanced Materials on 7 February 2017, researchers from Singapore and Israel demonstrate a range of stretchy materials suitable for vat polymerisation 3D printing. Such materials are usually created thr [...]

PCB 3D printers Nano Dimension (NASDAQ: NNDM) has received backing from the Israel Innovation Authority to develop ceramic 3D printing. As of December 2016, Nano Dimension’s existing DragonFly 2020 3D printer has been installed in [...]

Italian 3D printing company DWS are known for their range of 3D printers that produce high-fidelity resin prints. Indeed we recently took a look at many of these fantastic pieces shown during CES. 3D printed pieces for a necklace [...]

One of the trends in 3D printing for 2017 is the advance of materials science and the increasing range of 3D printable materials. During his presentation at Formnext last year, 3D printing industry analyst Terry Wohlers highlighte [...]

Is 2017 going to be the year for 3D printing metal? Recently 3D Printing Industry reported announcements from Markforged about their forthcoming Metal X 3D printer, a drop in the price of metal additive manufacturing with the OR L [...]