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Johnson Matthey opens new ceramic 3D printing laboratory in the UK

August 15, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Johnson Matthey (JM) has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art ceramic 3D printing facility in Royston, UK. The company, which produces bespoke ceramic products with flexible geometries, said the new R&D laboratory will improve its understanding of characterising powders and inks, allowing faster development and more effective solutions for

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MIT researchers develop new algorithm that allows designers to exploit the high resolution of 3D printers

August 9, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Modern 3D printers have a resolution of 600 dots per inch, which gives them the ability to ‘pack’ a billion tiny cubes – called voxels – of different materials into a volume measuring just 1.67 cubic inches. This gives designers commensurate control

Stanford researchers develop vine-like robot that can grow on demand

July 25, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Researchers from Stanford University have developed a new type of robot that can cover distance by growing, just like vines, fungi and nerve cells. The new robot is basically a tube of soft material that grows in one direction; its revolutionary design is

Check out Safilo and Materialise’s 3D printed “wearable sculptures“

July 24, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

3D printing company Materialise has joined forces with Italian glasses company Safilo to create a whole collection of 3d printed glasses. The collection, OXYDO SS 2017, comprises of pieces which are described as proof what additive manufacturing can do in

Stratasys wins 3D printing contract with Airbus

July 19, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Stratasys has announced that it has been awarded a contract by Airbus to 3D print polymer parts that will be used on the A350 XWB aircraft. In a media release, the company revealed that it will 3D print these parts using its high-end commercial FDM 3D

Hyperloop completes world’s first full systems Hyperloop test in a vacuum environment

July 17, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Hyperloop One has successfully completed the first full-scale test of its hyperloop technology a test track in the Nevada Desert, heralding the arrival of the first new mode of transportation in over 100 years. The hyperloop is a futuristic train for moving

Leading parts supplier WTM adopts Stratasys’ new 3D printing solution for aircraft interiors

July 14, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Hong Kong-based parts supplier Western Tool & Mold (WTM) has adopted Stratasys’ recently launched Fortus 900mc Aircraft Interiors (AI) Certification Solution to produce aircraft cabin components that meet stringent FAA and EASA certification