3D food printers have the potential to help end global famine, according to an influential academic.
A Californian start-up has created a 3D printer that it claims is able to print solid resin parts with feature sizes less than 20 microns at speeds 25 to 100 times faster than what’s on the market currently.
New York-based Graphene 3D Lab has launched a conductive, composite thermoplastic-and-nanocarbon material for use with 3D printers.
Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson has offered $US 15,000 to anybody who will give him a MarkForged 3D printer.
Amazon’s plans for drones may be on hold, but it has lodged several patents suggesting it wants to reduce delivery times by putting 3D printers in trucks.
An Australian-made, additively manufactured jet engine is being claimed as a world first.
MakerBot’s new CEO will be Jonathan Jaglom, the current general manager of Asia Pacific and Japan for parent company Stratasys.
The growth in 3D printing for medical purposes will be considerable, according to a report by analysts SmarTech Markets Publishing.
TAFE Queensland SkillsTech foundry teacher Anthony Freemantle has incorporated a 3D printer into his teaching program.
MarkForged has made some recent upgrades to its 3D printers, which can reinforce parts with carbon fibre, kevlar, and fibreglass.
Researchers at University of Sydney have developed a technique for bone replacements using 3D printing that could revolutionise surgery.
Dutch 3D printing filament company ColorFabb has added a carbon fibre offering to its XT line of printing feedstock.
Zecotek Photonics has announced a new manufacturing technology for preparing metal powders for laser sintering additive manufacturing.
Tapping Australia’s titanium ore resources and turning them into the valuable light metal has been something we’ve wanted to do for a long time. Are we any closer to making more from our ore? Brent Balinski reports.
3D printing could present an opportunity for addressing Australia’s shortcomings in turning fundamental research into manufacturing output.
A team of researchers at Germany’s Hasso Plattner Institute have developed a new way for “teleporting” objects using two ordinary 3D printers.
Bilby 3D officially opened their Sydney store and service centre this week. Brent Balinski spoke to co-owner Lee Bilby about the joys of being part of the 3D printing geek community, the democratisation of manufacturing offered by it, and about some newer printing materials.
WinSun Decoration Design Engineering Co has created a villa and a five-storey residential house with a giant 3D printer, according to reports.
US automotive company Local Motors has announced at the Detroit motor show that it will open two new “microfactories” to manufacture its 3D printed cars.
A trend involving introducing new 3D printing filaments was observed at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.