A new report published by the European Patent Office (EPO) shows that innovation in additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, has boomed in the past decade.
A fascinating new research paper explores the complexities of 3D printing ceramic materials using the LPBF process.
The assistant professor of automotive engineering from Clemson University uses computer simulations and real-world tests to shape the future of metal manufacturing.
Researchers have found a way to recycle certain types of thermosets.
An interesting project at UCSD pairs living cells with polymer 3D printing.
Researchers have developed a new 3D print process “LSVP”, which can apparently handle highly viscous resins.
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Thought 3D has published a very interesting study on drying nylon filament.
Using 3D photolithographic printing to create a complex environment for assembling tissue that mimics the architecture of an organ.
Markforged survey looks at the average American’s attitude toward additive manufacturing.
Researchers have developed an unusual 3D printed material that is incredibly slippery, ideal for toilets.
A new technique might make it possible to more easily track 3D printed objects.
You’ve heard about 3D printed steaks. How about 3D printed seafood?
The study led by MERLN Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine at Maastricht University presented a rotating four axis extrusion system for diamond and rectangular pore designs.
The future of 3D printing could be … insects?
Could there be a path to truly safe, non-toxic 3D printer resin? New research indicates this could be the case.
Research from Yale School of the Environment shows reduction in GHG over traditional metal casting methods.
The German Institute of Materials Research at DLR has been working on ways to 3D print space propulsion systems.
Xometry released a survey with a rather incredible finding about offshoring.
A unique plasma nozzle could revolutionize FFF 3D printing.
New research shows a potential path to significantly reduce petrochemical-based plastic use, possibly including in 3D printing.
A new approach to volumetric 3D printing, VHAM, enables production of larger objects.
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a way to 2D print 3D objects.
NASA announced a successful test of 3D printed electronics in space.
Researchers have discovered a way to provoke metals to automatically heal cracks.
New research from Essentium points out a key marketing strategy that most 3D printer manufacturers are not using.
Incus has completed a project that verified the possibility of 3D printing metal objects from scraps on the Moon.
New research has identified an incredible approach for ensuring print quality for rapid prototyping.
A new research tool could unlock access to many new materials, some of which will be suitable for 3D printing.
Researchers have identified an unusual way to 3D print flexible materials.
Marforged issued the results of a survey examining public feelings around use of 3D printing for manufacturing.
A new research paper proposes an algorithmic approach for developing new materials, and some of them might be useful in 3D printing.
Researchers have developed a new approach for recycling PET thermoplastic using electricity.
Researchers have developed an unusual 3D printable gel that is not only metallic, but has 4D properties, too.
New research could result in a 3D print material that is truly recyclable.
New research has developed an unusual and inexpensive way to dramatically strengthen metal 3D prints using a bimetallic radial approach.
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Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a new way to use 3D printing for wound dressings.
There’s a new document from UL describing how to work with 3D printers in a safe manner.
Zortrax recently completed a project for ESA that involved significant use of 4D printing.
Aniwaa has produced a massively comprehensive chart of known 3D print processes and providers.
Researchers develop a novel approach to control drug release through complex 3D printed geometry.
Researchers have developed an unusual approach for enabling multi-material resin 3D printing.
The approach, led by MIT, involves the 3D printing of a metallic powder strengthened with ceramic nanowire.
New research on advanced enzymes may eventually lead to solutions for the 3D printing industry.
Wohlers Associates has issued their annual report on additive manufacturing.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is beginning to impact various aspects of society, and a new development in additive manufacturing—material design—is no exception.
A groundbreaking new 3D printing material has been developed by a university student, opening up a world of possibilities in the industry.
Researchers have developed a new metal alloy that is not only 3D printable, but also can withstand very extreme environments.
Xometry recently released the results of a survey conducted in collaboration with Forbes to gain insights into current manufacturing trends.
Integrated 3D printed sensors could be coming soon as the result of new research.
MIT has discovered something interesting about concrete that could affect construction 3D printing.
New research has demonstrated the feasibility of using insects as a 3D printing material.
Essentium released the results of their annual survey of manufacturing leaders.
Researchers have developed a method of 3D printing highly unusual “mesosurfaces”.
Researchers in Korea have developed a new metal 3D printing pen system for manufacturing.
Examining the rapid phase changes of materials as the steel was being printed, at the Advanced Photon Source (APS), at the Argonne National Laboratory.
Researchers at Michigan Technological University have been testing whether it’s feasible to 3D print key bicycle parts using common PLA material.
A new research paper predicts widespread use of 3D printers in kitchens to prepare food.
Researchers seem to have solved a major problem in bioprinting.
Researchers have now probed the mysteries of metal 3D printing with particle accelerators.
MIT has developed “MechSense”, a new way to integrate sensors into certain 3D prints.
NASA announced the creation of a new research institute dedicated to advanced manufacturing.
Ampower has updated their comprehensive additive manufacturing technology overviews.
Researchers at UC3M have developed a new 4D printer focused on the biomedical market.
Researchers have developed a method of 3D printing mechanochromic parts.
It’s a 3D printed heart, but not quite what you were thinking.
I’m reading a paper analyzing the economic effectiveness of the Green Fab Lab Network concept.
Could PLA be used for 3D printed prosthetics?
Researchers at EPFL Lausanne have discovered a technique to 3D print calcium carbonate using bacteria.
Two reports on sustainability were issued this week by additive manufacturing organizations.
Chinese researchers have developed a way to reinforce 3D printed aluminum with titanium wire.
NVIDIA Researchers have developed an improved technique for automatically generating 3D models from text input.
What are the implications for 3D printing from the development of an interaction-free quantum camera?
An obscure experiment on board the International Space Station could be a path for a very unusual 3D printing technique.
Researchers from Cambridge have developed a new form of 3D printing called Rotational multimaterial 3D printing, “RM-3DP”.
Researchers have analyzed the long-term durability of the most commonly 3D printed materials, PLA and ABS.
Are 3D printer prices rising or falling? It’s not an easy question to answer.
Researchers from the University of Calgary have developed a “liquid in liquid” 3D printing material.
CASTOR has released a report on 3D printed part sustainability, and it has some interesting reveals.
A new research paper describes a method of 3D printing copper and steel within the same job.
Researchers have developed a new way to 3D print resin in multiple materials using centrifugal force.
Women in 3D Printing released their annual “Diversity for Additive Manufacturing” report earlier this month.
Researchers have developed the incredible ability to 3D print copper at atomic scales.
I’m reading about a new and highly unusual 3D printing process, “HIAM”.
Sculpteo released their fascinating annual survey of 3D printing last week.
TU Delft researchers have demonstrated 3D printing with waste cellulose and lignin materials.
Our post describing a new approach for multimaterial powder recoating generated some discussion.
Essentium released the 2022 edition of their annual additive manufacturing survey.
One of the most interesting technologies we observed at Formnext 2022 was a new way to 3D print multiple materials in powder.
AirLogic is a project to 3D print circuits. Not electronic circuits, but pneumatic circuits.
Researchers have found a method to enable 3D printing of biodegradable polymer objects.
Anisoprint has set up an unusual 3D print research centre at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany.