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In partnership with HP, Jabil introduces additive manufacturing network
In partnership with HP, Jabil introduces additive manufacturing network
Jabil has introduced an additive manufacturing network to drive greater manufacturing speed and agility while helping customers improve how they design, make, and deliver products. This cloud network empowers customers to move manufacturing workloads t...
The 3 biggest questions for additive manufacturing in 2018
The 3 biggest questions for additive manufacturing in 2018
The additive manufacturing industry made great strides in 2017, with new technologies coming to market, new applications being discovered and new 3-D printing materials being developed.
3-D printing with living cells could revolutionize tissue engineering
3-D printing with living cells could revolutionize tissue engineering
Researchers at the University of Twente in the Netherlands have used a technique called 'in-air microfluidics' to 3-D print structures that contain living cells. The work, which was published in Science Advances, allows the rapid production of 'micro b...
3-D printed models to guide TAVR improve outcomes
3-D printed models to guide TAVR improve outcomes
A new study examines the effectiveness of 3-D printing technology and computer modeling to predict paravalvular leak in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. A common risk of TAVR is an ill-fitting valve which can lead to PVL.
A Dutch city is creating the first habitable, 3-D printed houses
A Dutch city is creating the first habitable, 3-D printed houses
As a kid, you probably heard the story of the three little pigs. To recap the tale: Three pigs build homes out of straw, sticks, and bricks respectively. In the end, only the brick house is able to withstand the huffing and puffing of the hungry neighb...
3-D printing gives rise to external organs
3-D printing gives rise to external organs
By taking advantage of 3-D printing technology, doctors are presented with tangible accurate models. This is helping both doctors and students perform better.
Drug-infused 3-D-printed dentures promise to bite back against infections
Drug-infused 3-D-printed dentures promise to bite back against infections
Thanks to researchers from the University at Buffalo's School of Dental Medicine, dentures might be about to get a whole lot smarter.
Additive manufacturing capability could generate future efficiencies and cost-savings
Additive manufacturing capability could generate future efficiencies and cost-savings
Additive manufacturing, a process commonly known as three-dimensional printing, describes technologies that build 3-D objects by adding layers.
Robots help close the gap between design and manufacturing
Robots help close the gap between design and manufacturing
Digitalization, robotics and automation, have produced significant quality and productivity benefits in manufacturing over several decades.
Here's what life will be like with 3-D printers that can create anything
Here's what life will be like with 3-D printers that can create anything
From drones to hyperloops, retailers have no shortage of big ideas for getting products to consumers more quickly in the future.
Small company has big plans for making metal parts in space
Small company has big plans for making metal parts in space
Sending metal parts up to orbiting satellites and rockets is a slow and expensive process. So why not put the factory in orbit too?
Why Siemens, GE and Rolls-Royce are turning to 3-D printing
Why Siemens, GE and Rolls-Royce are turning to 3-D printing
As 3-D printing becomes the new norm in manufacturing, many have waxed poetic about its environmentally friendly attributes, positing a green production revolution that minimizes waste.
Glowforge does 3-D printing with wood, veneer, acrylic, and leather
Glowforge does 3-D printing with wood, veneer, acrylic, and leather
Glowforge has been selling 3-D laser printers since 2015, with more than $70 million in orders. Now it is adding the ability to print with different kinds of materials, dubbed Proofgrade. These materials include custom hardwoods, plywoods, veneer, acry...
The gorgeous future of 3-D printing
The gorgeous future of 3-D printing
MIT Media Lab's Mediated Matter group has invented a new way to 3-D print any object, regardless of how complex it is, with color and shape as detailed as a photograph.
Sandvik to build new metal powders plant amid 3-D printing drive
Sandvik to build new metal powders plant amid 3-D printing drive
Swedish engineering group Sandvik said it will invest about 200 million Swedish crowns in a new titanium and nickel metal powder plant to strengthen its position in the metal 3-D printing market.
Additive manufacturing is transforming how engineers are approaching design
Additive manufacturing is transforming how engineers are approaching design
FLUX is a new series that explores technological innovations in mobility and how they will affect our roads, our cities and our relationship to both. Blurring the lines between science fiction and reality, advances in additive manufacturing are bringin...
3-D printing making mark on NEO healthcare
3-D printing making mark on NEO healthcare
As 3-D printing advances, with lower costs and more material options, the technology is becoming an increasingly attractive tool for Northeast Ohio's healthcare industry. The region has companies working in various applications of 3-D printing in healt...
How 3-D printers became Hollywood's favorite gimmick
How 3-D printers became Hollywood's favorite gimmick
Screenwriters in a jam can hit a new panic button.
3-D-printed house finished in a day, costs less than $10,000
3-D-printed house finished in a day, costs less than $10,000
In the near future, suburbs might be built using a combination of high tech wood and volcanic ash. But a recent demo revealed that building new houses could maybe be as easy printing out a movie ticket.
Engineering resins maker focuses on 3-D printing materials
Engineering resins maker focuses on 3-D printing materials
https://www.ptonline.com/articles/engineering-resins-maker-focuses-on-3d-printing-materials
Lubrizol unveils first 3-D printing materials, developing HP Jet Fusion powders
Lubrizol unveils first 3-D printing materials, developing HP Jet Fusion powders
Ohio chemicals company Lubrizol has unveiled its first three 3-D printing materials for FDM 3-D printers under the name "Estane."
How 3-D printed prosthetic limbs are helping one hospital treat Syrian war refugees
How 3-D printed prosthetic limbs are helping one hospital treat Syrian war refugees
A hospital in Jordan is trialing the use of 3-D-printed prosthetic limbs to treat refugees injured in the ongoing war in Syria. The technology allows an artificial limb to be designed and built within 24 hours, and at a fraction of the cost of conventi...
Challenges associated with additive manufacturing
Challenges associated with additive manufacturing
In 2017, additive manufacturing continued to push companies in new directions. From aerospace and medical to automotive and energy, additive manufacturing took center stage as companies sought to realize its potential innovation, financial and efficien...
HP's new 3-D printers can print in full color and use multiple materials
HP's new 3-D printers can print in full color and use multiple materials
HP wants to support the 4th industrial revolution with its latest 3-D printers. The company has launched four new 3-D printers capable of printing in full color and with multiple materials within the same print.
Additive manufacturing, 3-D printing, rapid prototyping
Additive manufacturing, 3-D printing, rapid prototyping
Is additive manufacturing a process, a technology, or an enabler? To indirectly answer that question: it is all of them. And a very versatile tool when applied properly.
3-D printing: A look at hype, success, and possibility
3-D printing: A look at hype, success, and possibility
When a new type of technology is developed, it often receives a lot of publicity as people speculate about its potential to become truly disruptive and have wide-reaching impact.
Titan Robotics debuts pellet extrusion technology and faster 3-D printer
Titan Robotics debuts pellet extrusion technology and faster 3-D printer
If you were in attendance at the RAPID + TCT keynote sessions in Fort Worth last week, you will have spotted a number of large-scale 3-D printed hexagons on stage in the form of a lectern and backdrop display - if you were not, catch up with our by-the...