February 14th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Happy Valentine's Day! Today's video features an engineering student who designed a 3-D printer that makes chocolate confections. He envisions his printer as an entertainment device for weddings and other social gatherings.
January 18th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a novel 3-D printing technique that adds another dimension of control to additively manufactured composites—local microstructural control.
January 12th, 2018 | by April Gocha
With more than 180,000 attendees and 4,000+ exhibitors, the Consumer Electronics Show is one of the largest tech shows in the world—which also means it’s a prime place for companies to unveil their newest concepts, gadgets, devices, ideas, and prototypes to try to wow the world.
October 13th, 2017 | by April Gocha
CeramTec announces its acquisition by BC Partners, France's 3DCeram partners with Sinto to expand ceramic 3-D printing in Asia and US, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for October 13, 2017.
September 27th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have successfully 3-D printed unweldable aluminum alloys, incorporating zirconium-based nanopowders into the additive manufacturing process, which prevents hot cracking. They say they can now make any unweldable metal weldable using this process.
August 16th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
The U.S. Navy created a submersible hull prototype on a giant 3-D printing machine in less than one week—saving the Navy 90% in production costs. This is the first step in building a fleet of submersibles that can withstand harsh ocean conditions.
August 11th, 2017 | by April Gocha
The Senvol Database—the “first and most comprehensive database for industrial additive manufacturing machines and materials”—contains 1,292 fully and flexibly searchable materials, allowing manufacturers to quickly pinpoint the perfect material for each application.
June 20th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken inspiration from conch shells to develop a 3-D printing technique that can build composite materials with incredible toughness.
May 10th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
3-D printing is quickly becoming a ubiquitous technology in many industries. Now, a researcher from Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a 3-D printing system to construct a large building.
May 4th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Two new papers, one published in Nature and one in Advanced Materials, describe 3-D printing techniques that use silica nanoparticle inks—rather than molten glass itself—to to fabricate optically clear glass components with micrometer-scale resolution, a huge leap forward for the integration of glass materials into additive manufacturing.