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3D-printer bridges construction boundaries

“Over 1,400 years ago, Chinese people built the first known stone arch bridge in an epoch we do not readily think of as technological. Now, in an age when the prominence of technology cannot be denied, the glory of …

Polaroid unveils brand-new 3D printer for the UK and Europe at CES 2019

“Iconic imaging and technology brand, Polaroid, is unveiling the brand-new Polaroid PlaySmart 3D printer at CES 2019 for the UK and European markets. The Polaroid PlaySmart is an affordable, lightweight, desktop 3D printer with Wi-Fi print technology, via a user-friendly …

3D printed rib implanted in the human body

“Innovative surgery for the world of medicine was performed in Bulgaria. In November cardiac surgeons at the clinic in Sofia implanted a rib that was made on a 3DGence 3D printer. This is one of the first case in the …

Brake Calipers and Wheels? Now from a 3D printer!

“Volkswagen has opened a new and highly modern 3D printing center at the Autostadt. This makes Wolfsburg a central site for metallic 3D printing. But what is the Group using 3D printing for? With a new generation of printers, the …

From Fantasy To Reality: Ford’s New $45 Million Advanced Manufacturing Center Bringing The Future To Life - Today

“Inside Ford’s new Advanced Manufacturing Center, an engineer stands in front of a 3D printing machine churning out brake parts for Ford’s soon-to-be-introduced Shelby Mustang GT500. Across the room, two team members strap on virtual reality headsets to …

2 kids get artificial limbs using 3D printing facility at Kasturba Hospital

“Two children with deformities have received artificial limb printed (manufactured) at “ Hastha” Department of Orthopaedics, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal. The revolutionary 3D printing facility for artificial limb manufacturing at “Hastha” was inaugurated by Dr. H. Vinod Bhat, Vice Chancellor, MAHE, Manipal …

HRE Wheels partners with GE Additive to create first 3D-printed titanium wheel

“HRE Wheels and GE Additive announced a partnership agreement today and unveiled the first titanium wheel created using EBM technology (a type of 3D printing). Known as “HRE3D+”, this new prototype wheel shows what the future of wheel technology will …

Israeli Researchers Develop Technology For 3-D Printing Of Drugs

“The new technology enables the printing of personalized medications out of hydrogel objects. Researchers from Jerusalem’s Hebrew University unveiled their novel technology for three-dimensional printing of drug capsules on Wednesday, enabling the customization and personalization of medications unavailable with …

This 3D-printed prosthetic hand combines speed and strength with simplicity

“Prosthetic limbs have come a long way from the heavy, solid hands and legs of yesteryear, but it’s still difficult to pack a range of motion into them without complex or bulky machinery. But new research out of Cornell …

Lockheed Martin Contract To Marry Machine Learning With 3-D Printing For More Reliable Parts

“Today, 3-D printing generates parts used in ships, planes, vehicles and spacecraft, but it also requires a lot of babysitting. High-value and intricate parts sometimes require constant monitoring by expert specialists to get them right. Furthermore, if any one section …