A research team from UCLA has been able to 3D print a small robot in (almost) a single print job.
This year’s report highlights the industry’s return to pre-pandemic growth as well as the emergence of exciting new trends.
“Direct Sound Printing”, “DSP”, is an entirely new way to 3D print solid objects.
New research shows a way to optimize human 3D printed implants for more personalized microstructure.
Volumetric 3D printing is the future, but it’s had a significant limitation: it must use transparent resin. Until now.
Researchers have developed a novel and highly effective 3D printable system for delivering vaccines to individuals.
Sculpteo has launched their annual industry survey, and we encourage readers to respond.
Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a microscopic printer that is made of DNA molecules.
Glass 3D printing is a very challenging technology but researchers have found a different way to 3D print that common material.
Researchers have used a unique process to develop an enzyme that dissolves thermoplastic.
New developments in volumetric 3D printing suggest only one future for resin 3D printing: volumetric.
There are several basic approaches to achieving a 3D scan, but one you may not have heard of is photometric stereo scanning.
Researchers have found a way to 3D print glass objects almost instantly using a volumetric process.
New research into molecular robotics hints at a possible future method of building objects.
Researchers have developed a method of 3D scanning that can resolve structures as small as 7nm, or 0.000007mm.
Researchers are developing an interesting system to dramatically improve print quality for metal 3D prints.
There’s many applications of 3D printing, but perhaps none more important than those that help solve the climate emergency.
Researchers have developed a mathematical model to predict extrusion widths to improve 3D print quality.
New research has developed a method of 3D printing in brilliant iridescent colors.
New research could enable an explosion of very inexpensive, very high resolution 3D scanners.
Researchers have made a technical breakthrough that could eventually change the use of recycled material for 3D printing.
Linde intends on doing some deep research on powder materials for 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Warren Buzzell Jr. look at the use of 3D printing at Sweden’s KTH technical university.
The 2022 Wohlers report on Additive Manufacturing has been released.
Researchers have developed a technique to fabricate tiny 3D objects using an unusual molecular force.
Researchers have been developing methods of 3D printing electronic circuits for use in high temperature environments.
On Tuesday, International Women’s Day, Women in 3D Printing released their regular Diversity For Additive Manufacturing report.
The University of Maine’s Composites Center designed and 3D printed what appears to be the largest ships ever produced with the technology.
Funding has been provided to researchers working on an “atomic” 3D printer for producing solar cells.
A PhD student in New Zealand is 3D printing catalysts to enable use of safer rocket propellants.
Charles R. Goulding and Warren Buzzell Jr. look at the contributions to 3D printing that are taking place at Stony Brook University.
MakerBot released their annual “State of 3D Printing” report and as usual it includes some interesting statistics.
Charles R. Goulding and Randall Rothbort examine a new approach for producing bioinks using microbes.
A researcher at MIT has developed a method of 3D printing invisible labels on objects.
Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark announced the development of a new volumetric 3D printing process they call “TVP”.
New research has developed an incredibly powerful X-ray system that could directly show microstructures in 3D prints as they are made.
A new research paper investigates the rather long list of applications for 3D printed lattices.
Researchers have found a way to directly use photosynthesis to power a mobile rover using a 3D printed design.
Interesting research from the Technical University of Denmark shows how to break into a new industry.
A paper released last month describes an efficient method for splitting 3D models, enabling 3D printing of large objects on smaller machines.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed an unusual process to 3D print a prototype OLED display that’s actually flexible.
A unique application for 3D printing has been developed by a student at Texas A&M.
Researchers have identified a technique for 3D printing sand with great strength.
Researchers have developed an unusual method of producing a battery, one that could be integrated into 3D printers.
Researchers have devised a system using a 1.6nm nozzle to 3D print incredibly tiny objects.
CASTOR released their 2021 annual Additive Manufacturing Trends Report, and it’s quite a bit different than you might think.
A curious scientific discovery could lead to a 3D printed space vehicle using warp drive, according to a recent announcement.
Researchers have developed an incredible new technique for producing material for bioprinters, and it may revolutionize other forms of 3D printing.
Aad van der Geest is working on a new concept called “Double i3” that should be able to 3D print in full color.
Results of a new industry survey were released by Essentium, and they show a very strong trend towards AM.
BOFA International published a paper analyzing the issues surrounding emissions from active 3D printers.
Researchers at Fraunhofer ILT have developed a revolutionary method of 3D printing metal.
EOS and one of their clients commissioned a study to determine the sustainability of their AM lifecycle
MIT might have substantially shortened the development cycle for new 3D printer materials.
Researchers at Rice University have developed a unique approach for 3D printing extremely small and complex structures in glass.
A new paper identifies a more inexpensive method of producing photoinitiators.
Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a highly unusual 3D print material.
Researchers have found a way to 3D print soft, bio-electronic sensors that directly integrate with the body
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at a new project by the University of Warwick.
Much has been said about using additive manufacturing to alleviate problems in supply chains, but how do you do so?
Researchers developed a system for cooking 3D printed chicken, but this might lead to improved print quality for other 3D printers.
Researchers have developed a method of inexpensively 3D printing fully solid ceramic structures with complex geometries using FFF technology.
A new study is to determine precisely how sustainable 3D printing processes can be.
A new scientific 3D print application demonstrates the value of data in 3D printing.
A report details a new, accessible method of detecting VOCs in the nearby atmosphere, which could be quite useful in many 3D printing situations.
Scientists have developed a method of 3D printing highly-desirable Wagyu beef.
A detailed research report has been published that shows in extreme detail the usage of metal additive manufacturing techniques in the aerospace sector.
Researchers have found a way to print liquid crystals with iridescence and polarization patterns.
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have 3D printed a working cancer tumor.
A report from ASME describes a unique “uncrushable material”.
Authentise revealed it is working on a feasibility study on digital supply chains.
NASA has a new project to 3D print regolith.
Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory seem to have developed a way to optimize printing with multiple toolheads.
A new initiative is set to assist companies in the often difficult transition to digital manufacturing.
Adrian Bowyer provided an updated on his Electric 3D Printer project, and it’s a fascinating approach to software design.
3D printed pills are under development, but could this be done with SLS technology?
Researchers have developed a new algorithm that could light up the 3D printed fashion industry.
An entirely new 3D print application area has been developed: exposed fluids.
Researchers at the University of Nottingham have developed an unusual approach for 3D printing medicine.
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger examine R&D at CollPlant as bioprinting interest picks up.
BVN Architecture and University of Technology Sydney researchers have designed a 3D-printed air diffusion system to replace standard steel systems.
Researchers have developed a method of successfully 3D printing power poles for practical use in the field.
What will a meltpool look like? That’s what researchers can now predict with some accuracy.
New research has shown a method to rapidly produce crystalline objects at the nano scale.
rpm announced a new research project in which they are to develop advanced lattice structures for additive manufacturing applications.
A Six Sigma quality control approach for 3D printing has been developed by researchers at Penn State.
A recent survey across manufacturers supports the need for major upskilling focus to scale up industrial additive manufacturing.
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger consider new advances that could lead to great strides forward in bioprinting capabilities.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine consider research into 3D printing to impact e-waste.
Researchers at Empa, a Swiss research institute, have developed a 3D printable battery concept that is entirely biodegradable.
Researchers have developed a way for software to help improve the appearance of full color 3D prints.
Researchers at the University of Cardiff have found a way to produce a magnetic monopole-like material using 3D printing.
The US NIST has developed a technique for measuring mechanical stress in 3D printed metal parts that could change how 3D printing is done.
Researchers have developed a method for 3D printing flower jellies.