Researchers have developed a new approach for recycling PET thermoplastic using electricity.
Charles Goulding and Mwansa Chabala expect more 3D printed energy systems from GE as a result of increasing demand for electricity.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory report highlights additive manufacturing applications for hydroelectric power industry.
Could we see problems in the supply of 3D print materials in the near future?
Researchers have developed a method of successfully 3D printing power poles for practical use in the field.
Researchers have developed an unusual material that could be of great use in 3D printing.
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found a way to harvest free electrical power using 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding considers three large 3D printing users that should benefit from restoration: Eaton, GE and Generac.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata look at how the solar panel industry could make use of 3D printing technology.
News from COBOD indicates they are to assist in the production of massive wind turbines by 3D printing large tower bases.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi dig into the potential use of 3D printing for sourcing the US power grid.
Is it possible to 3D print batteries? It seems so, as KeraCel is attempting to do so.
Could high-power components be 3D printed? It seems so after new research from the University of Manchester, where a material to 3D print supercapacitors has been discovered.
Considering a 3D print project requiring electronics? This book shows how to hack Arduinos, resistors, capacitors and other bits to sense, move and light up a project.
Charles Goulding and Dylan Comerford of R&D Tax Savers discuss electrical industry usage of 3D printing technologies.
I’m reading a paper on the development of thermoelectric polymers, and wondering about its applicability to 3D printing.
The quest for unusual materials continues, this time with electrically conductive silicone.
Researchers have developed highly useful new approaches for 3D printing piezoelectric materials.
Researchers have been able to 3D print an entire lithium-ion battery, but challenges remain.
I’m reading some interesting research from MIT researchers, who have developed a substance with vastly improved thermoelectric properties.
nScrypt, a manufacturer of industrial 3D printers and bioprinting tools, has announced the ability to 3D print medical implants with embedded circuits and sensors.
This is interesting: Essentium and BASF are working together on some electrifying 3D print materials.
Leapfrog 3D Printers has introduced a minor, but important feature: auto power down.
It’s been a long time since I’ve seen something this revolutionary: Essentium has created a completely new filament-based 3D printing process.
A manufacturer of electrostatic discharge protection products contacted us and it seems that “ESD” is something all 3D printer operations should know about.
Recently I had a discussion with a maker designing a handheld transmitting device, who insisted on 3D printing with ABS instead of PLA, but his reasons were not what you might think.
You might think you need to fuel a 3D printer with plastic or resin and you’re good to go. But there’s something else you should be very concerned about: power.
Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a method of 3D printing graphene electrodes that could revolutionize the way we power mobile devices.