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.
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3D Systems has previewed its CocoJet machine for 3D printing chocolate at this week’s CES show in Las Vegas.
Voxel8 will display its new 3D printer at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week.
The UK’s Royal Mail has announced a trial offering 3D printing services through its London delivery office.
Guy Dann of RS Components believes 3D printing for rapid prototyping and connected devices be key drivers of Australia’s engineering industry.
Stratasys has introduced a new, free, 14-week curriculum designed to prepare secondary and post-secondary students for careers involving 3D printing.
3D Systems and Formlabs have settled under undisclosed terms regarding the former’s stereolithography (SLA) technology, adopted by Formlabs.
Traditional methods would not have been able to handle the complexities of thin walls and hollow structures to manufacture the first 3D printed bike frame.
Researchers led by Professor Seung Kwon Seol from South Korea have detailed a world-first process of 3D printing graphene nanostructures.
3D printing is predicted to transform the business landscape of design-led innovation. But how well protected are Australian designs from unauthorised use?
Australia’s manufacturing sector of tomorrow will involve creativity, innovation and higher value products.
The first useable part has been 3D printed in space, after an additive manufacturing unit was delivered to the International Space Station in September.