A start-up car maker, Divergent Microfactories, has claimed that its “3D printed” supercar, the Blade, can reach 60 miles per hour quicker than the Porsche 918 Spyder.
Australian start-up 3D Medical has received an order for 25 sets of additively manufactured titanium jaw implants.
Divergent Microfactories has unveiled its new supercar, the Blade, which uses 3D printed aluminium in its chassis.
The CSIRO’s Lab 22 is part of an effort to get Australian industry up to speed with metal additive manufacturing. Brent Balinski spoke to the innovation centre’s research director, Alex Kingsbury.
Factories will become more flexible, adaptive and skilled according to new research by London-headquartered professional services firm Arup.
Semi-finalists for the fifth Australian Technologies Competition have been announced.
Officeworks opened its Russell Street 3D Experience centre this morning, providing a “mini me” service to consumers curious about 3D printing.
Ford Motor Company has launched a store where customers can order 3D printed versions of vehicles or STL files from which they can make their own.
Queensland’s Griffith University has said that its expertise and “outward looking focus” are ideal fits for the new Innovative Manufacturing CRC.
Multi-disciplinary research will go ahead on creating a sustainable, 3D printed “Microtimber” out of forestry and agricultural waste, including macadamia nut shells.
Work out of the University of Sheffield is hoped to offer the potential of 3D printing able to compete with injection moulding for large quantities of plastic parts.
The inaugural Factories of the Future (FotF) event covered themes such as the decoupling of manufacturing from design, the growing influence of the cloud, and what an increasingly connected world might offer.
Long-awaited funding of $40 million for the Innovative Manufacturing CRC has been announced at today’s CRC Association annual conference.
CSIRO will open an innovation centre intended to accelerate industry adoption of metal 3D printing and other additive manufacturing technologies today.
First and foremost, manufacturing professionals attend trade shows to see new technology. New technology is what they will get at this year’s AUSTECH, Australia’s premier advanced precision manufacturing and machine tool exhibition. Co-located with National Manufacturing Week (NMW), the show will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 26 to 29 May. … Continue reading AUSTECH 2015 – The draw will be the latest & emerging technologies
Cosmetics giant L’Oreal has announced a partnership with San Diego bioprinting start-up Organovo.
A novel 3D printing project launched on Kickstarter late last week can create sheets of polyester cotton fabrics using an electric field.
The overall appetite for additive manufacturing continues in all segments of the market. Brent Balinski spoke to long-time industry consultant Terry Wohlers, principal consultant and president of Wohlers Associates. Wohlers Report 2015 was released in April, the firm’s 20th anniversary edition.
GE has additively manufactured a working miniature jet engine and tested it at 33,000 RPM.
Retail chain Officeworks will offer 3D printing services, starting with the opening of its “3D Experience Centre” in Melbourne this week.