A new research paper predicts widespread use of 3D printers in kitchens to prepare food.
Major Problem Solved in Bioprinting: New Composite Scaffolds Show Promising Results
Researchers seem to have solved a major problem in bioprinting.
Exploring the Cooling Process of Metal 3D Printing Using Particle Accelerators
Researchers have now probed the mysteries of metal 3D printing with particle accelerators.
MIT Develops MechSense to Integrate Sensors into 3D Printed Devices
MIT has developed “MechSense”, a new way to integrate sensors into certain 3D prints.
NASA Announces New Research Institute Focused on Advanced Manufacturing
NASA announced the creation of a new research institute dedicated to advanced manufacturing.
Check Out Ampower’s Updated Comprehensive Overview of Additive Manufacturing Technologies
Ampower has updated their comprehensive additive manufacturing technology overviews.
UC3M Engineers 4D Printer to Print Smart Biomedical Objects
Researchers at UC3M have developed a new 4D printer focused on the biomedical market.
3D Printing of Vividly Colored Mechanochromic Parts
Researchers have developed a method of 3D printing mechanochromic parts.
MIT Researchers Create a 3D Printed Heart Model for Pre-Surgical Experiments
It’s a 3D printed heart, but not quite what you were thinking.
Analyzing the Economic Benefits of Green Fab Lab Network for 3D Printing Waste
I’m reading a paper analyzing the economic effectiveness of the Green Fab Lab Network concept.
Could PLA be Used to 3D Print Prosthetic Joints?
Could PLA be used for 3D printed prosthetics?
3D Print Limestone Objects with BactoInk
Researchers at EPFL Lausanne have discovered a technique to 3D print calcium carbonate using bacteria.
Sustainable Manufacturing of the Future: Reports from Dansk AM Hub and Kimya
Two reports on sustainability were issued this week by additive manufacturing organizations.
Reinforcing 3D Printed Aluminum with Titanium Wire – A Breakthrough in Metal 3D Printing
Chinese researchers have developed a way to reinforce 3D printed aluminum with titanium wire.
NVIDIA’s Magic3D System: Generating High-Resolution 3D Models from Text Prompts
NVIDIA Researchers have developed an improved technique for automatically generating 3D models from text input.
Revealing the Possibilities of Interaction-Free Quantum Cameras
What are the implications for 3D printing from the development of an interaction-free quantum camera?
Investigating a Unique 3D Printing Technique on the International Space Station
An obscure experiment on board the International Space Station could be a path for a very unusual 3D printing technique.
Unlocking a New World of Possibilities with RM-3DP Printing Technology
Researchers from Cambridge have developed a new form of 3D printing called Rotational multimaterial 3D printing, “RM-3DP”.
Can Your 3D Printed Artwork Last 52,000 Years?
Researchers have analyzed the long-term durability of the most commonly 3D printed materials, PLA and ABS.
Examining 3D Printer Prices: Are They Increasing or Decreasing?
Are 3D printer prices rising or falling? It’s not an easy question to answer.
Innovative 3D Printing Method Uses Liquid in Liquid Medium
Researchers from the University of Calgary have developed a “liquid in liquid” 3D printing material.
What CASTOR’s Report Reveals About 3D Printed Part Sustainability
CASTOR has released a report on 3D printed part sustainability, and it has some interesting reveals.
New Research Paper Explores 3D Printing Copper and Steel Within the Same Job
A new research paper describes a method of 3D printing copper and steel within the same job.
Revolutionary Centrifugal Manufacturing Process for 3D Printing Resin
Researchers have developed a new way to 3D print resin in multiple materials using centrifugal force.
Get Your Copy of Women in 3D Printing’s 2022 “Diversity for Additive Manufacturing” Report
Women in 3D Printing released their annual “Diversity for Additive Manufacturing” report earlier this month.
Innovative Solutions: 3D Printing Copper Atoms with Electroplating
Researchers have developed the incredible ability to 3D print copper at atomic scales.
The HIAM 3D Printing Process
I’m reading about a new and highly unusual 3D printing process, “HIAM”.
Sculpteo Released Their 2022 Annual Survey Results
Sculpteo released their fascinating annual survey of 3D printing last week.
3D Printing with Pulp and Paper Waste
TU Delft researchers have demonstrated 3D printing with waste cellulose and lignin materials.
More On Multimaterial Powder Depostion Methods
Our post describing a new approach for multimaterial powder recoating generated some discussion.
Surprising Findings in Essentium’s Annual AM Survey
Essentium released the 2022 edition of their annual additive manufacturing survey.
New Method For Powder-Based Multi-Material 3D Printing Developed
One of the most interesting technologies we observed at Formnext 2022 was a new way to 3D print multiple materials in powder.
AirLogic: 3D Printed Pneumatic Computation
AirLogic is a project to 3D print circuits. Not electronic circuits, but pneumatic circuits.
Salt is the Key To Biodegradable 3D Prints
Researchers have found a method to enable 3D printing of biodegradable polymer objects.
Anisoprint Sets Up 3D Print Centre at Jacobs University
Anisoprint has set up an unusual 3D print research centre at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany.
FInally, 3D Printed Mosquito Repellent
Scientists have developed a method of using 3D printing to deliver powerful mosquito repellent.
Saving the World One Part at a Time by Accounting for Carbon
The devil is in the details, say researchers at Autodesk University.
Can Metal 3D Prints Be Both Strong and Ductile?
Researchers have developed a highly unusual technique for 3D printing metal objects that are both strong and ductile.
Removing Heavy Metal Contamination With 3D Printing
Researchers have developed a new method of removing toxic metal pollutants from water using a 3D printed technique.
New 3D Print Material: Salt!
Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a method of 3D printing with salt, which is being commercialized.
Nanoscale 4D 3D Printing With Tiny Animals
There’s a new scale for 4D printing.
New Steel Alloy Could Be Used in Tesla’s GigaPress
Automaker Tesla could use a new 3D printable steel alloy to build electric vehicles in the future.
Fully Martensitic Stainless Steel 3D Printing Process Developed
Researchers have found a way to 3D print fully martensitic stainless steel.
iCLIP: Resin 3D Printing 10X Faster
Researchers have developed “iCLIP”, a new 3D print process that is 5-10X faster than current resin 3D printing processes.
Unlocked: 3D Printing By Drones
New research has proven it is possible to use drones to 3D print large objects.
Two New 3D Print Safety Reports You Must Read
Researchers from Chemical Insights and Prusa Research have published reports on 3D printer safety that should be standard reading for all participants.
Robotic 3D Print Research Shows Large Scale Possibilities
New research demonstrates an ability have potentially infinite build volume when 3D printing.
3D Printed Bioelectronics Are Coming
New research seems to have developed a way to 3D print bioelectronic components.
Researchers Develop Ice 3D Printer
There’s now a way to 3D print ice.
Could Sketch2Pose Show The Way To Easy 3D Modeling?
Sketch2Pose provides an intriguing capability that might eventually lead to a new way of 3D modeling.
Large Format Delta FFF 3D Printer In Development
Researchers at Jacobs University in Germany are developing a large format 3D printer.
Using Soil Material for Construction 3D Printing?
Researchers at the University of Virginia have been experimenting with some highly unusual 3D printing material.
The Warping Advantage in 3D Printing
New research has shown a way to 3D print wooden objects that automatically unfold.
Putting the Protein in 3D Printed Food
New research could show a way to increase 3D printed food adoption and at the same increase protein intake.
Automatically Correcting 3D Printer Errors On The Fly
Have you ever hoped your 3D printer would automatically correct errors as it prints? That seems to now be possible.
Low Temperature Composite 3D Printing?
Researchers have developed a method of 3D printing composite material at relatively low temperatures.
Researchers Develop “Ultrastrong and Ductile” 3D Printable Alloy
Researchers at the University of Amherst and Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a unique metal alloy that could prove highly useful in additive manufacturing.
Thoughts on the Incredibly Powerful New MF3 Extrusion System
Researchers have developed a unique and very powerful FFF extrusion technology they call “MF3”.
3D Printing Microscopic Copper Objects
Researchers have developed a method of 3D printing extremely small structures using copper.
3D Printer Sales Booming and Busting in 2022
A recent industry report from CONTEXT indicates major shifts in 3D printer purchases in 2022.
3D Printing Single Nickel Crystals with Flat Top Lasers
Researchers have developed a method of 3D printing single crystal nickel structures.
NVIDIA Researchers Develop More Effective 3D Scanning Method
Researchers at NVIDIA have created a unique method of producing 3D models from 2D images.
Researchers Develop 3D Printable Thermally Resistant Power Semiconductors
Researchers at TU Chemnitz have developed a unique method to produce temperature resistant housings for electrical applications.
Research Breakthrough Enables One-Step 3D Printed Robots
A research team from UCLA has been able to 3D print a small robot in (almost) a single print job.
3D Printing Market to Triple by 2026, Reveals Latest Hubs Report￼
This year’s report highlights the industry’s return to pre-pandemic growth as well as the emergence of exciting new trends.
DSP: 3D Printing With Sound Instead of Heat or Light
“Direct Sound Printing”, “DSP”, is an entirely new way to 3D print solid objects.
Optimizing 3D Printed Medical Implants
New research shows a way to optimize human 3D printed implants for more personalized microstructure.
New Volumetric 3D Printing Process Enables Opaque Resin
Volumetric 3D printing is the future, but it’s had a significant limitation: it must use transparent resin. Until now.
Highly Effective 3D Printed Delivery System for Vaccines Developed
Researchers have developed a novel and highly effective 3D printable system for delivering vaccines to individuals.
Scultpeo Launchs 2022 Survey
Sculpteo has launched their annual industry survey, and we encourage readers to respond.
An Experimental Microscopic Printer Made of DNA?
Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a microscopic printer that is made of DNA molecules.
A Very Different Way To 3D Print Glass
Glass 3D printing is a very challenging technology but researchers have found a different way to 3D print that common material.
New AI-Generated Enzyme Could Get Rid of 3D Print Waste
Researchers have used a unique process to develop an enzyme that dissolves thermoplastic.
Volumetric 3D Printing Will Eventually Take Over
New developments in volumetric 3D printing suggest only one future for resin 3D printing: volumetric.
What Is Photometric Stereo 3D Scanning?
There are several basic approaches to achieving a 3D scan, but one you may not have heard of is photometric stereo scanning.
A Volumetric Process 3D Prints Glass
Researchers have found a way to 3D print glass objects almost instantly using a volumetric process.
Could Molecular Robotics be the 3D Printing Process of the Future?
New research into molecular robotics hints at a possible future method of building objects.
Set 3D Scanners to Maximum: 7nm Resolution Achieved
Researchers have developed a method of 3D scanning that can resolve structures as small as 7nm, or 0.000007mm.
SmartScan: Improving Metal 3D Printing
Researchers are developing an interesting system to dramatically improve print quality for metal 3D prints.
Improving Electrolysis With 3D Printing
There’s many applications of 3D printing, but perhaps none more important than those that help solve the climate emergency.
Predicting Perfect FFF Extrusions
Researchers have developed a mathematical model to predict extrusion widths to improve 3D print quality.
3D Printing in Iridescent Colors
New research has developed a method of 3D printing in brilliant iridescent colors.
New Technique Enables CMOS Cameras To Become 3D Scanners
New research could enable an explosion of very inexpensive, very high resolution 3D scanners.
Plastic Recycling Breakthrough?
Researchers have made a technical breakthrough that could eventually change the use of recycled material for 3D printing.
Linde’s New Advanced Metal Powder Laboratory
Linde intends on doing some deep research on powder materials for 3D printing.
KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s Innovation with 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Warren Buzzell Jr. look at the use of 3D printing at Sweden’s KTH technical university.
It’s Time For The Wohlers Report, 2022 Edition
The 2022 Wohlers report on Additive Manufacturing has been released.
Nanopatterned 2D Materials Transform Into 3D Metamaterials
Researchers have developed a technique to fabricate tiny 3D objects using an unusual molecular force.
High Temperature Electronics 3D Printing
Researchers have been developing methods of 3D printing electronic circuits for use in high temperature environments.
Wi3DP Releases Quarterly Diversity in AM Report
On Tuesday, International Women’s Day, Women in 3D Printing released their regular Diversity For Additive Manufacturing report.
University of Maine 3D Prints Two Mammoth Landing Craft Vessels
The University of Maine’s Composites Center designed and 3D printed what appears to be the largest ships ever produced with the technology.
Atomic Level 3D Printing Under Development
Funding has been provided to researchers working on an “atomic” 3D printer for producing solar cells.