Inside 3D Printing is the largest professional 3D printing and additive manufacturing event worldwide. As a conference attendee, you’ll explore the business applications of 3D printing through conference sessions led by industry experts, demonstrations of the latest 3D printers and services, and programming for designers, professionals, and makers.
(3Ders.org) Materialise announced that the Ultimaker S5 and Stratasys 3D printers has been certified by Materialise as a 3D printing solution to create orthopedic, maxillofacial and cardiovascular models for clinical use when used in combination with Mimics inPrint software. Materialise was the first company to provide a software that conforms to regulations issued by the... View Article
(RoadAndTrack) BMW started experimenting with 3D printing in 2010 and two years later parts made using additive manufacturing processes made it into series production when the Rolls-Royce needed various laser-sintered parts. Since 2017, the fiber optic guide fixtures of the Dawn have also been 3D-printed. Today, Rolls-Royce uses a total of ten 3D-printed components throughout... View Article
(NationalInterest.org) U.S. Army researchers have devised a method to produce ceramic body armor, lightweight but strong, from a 3D printer. Lionel Vargas-Gonzalez, a researcher at the Army Research Laboratory, sees 3-D printer ceramics as the “next avenue for armor because we’re going to be able to, in theory, design armor in a way that we... View Article
(3DPrint.com) The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is working with several partners–two research institutes and five companies–to focus on 3D printing in the automotive industry. The “Integration of Additive Manufacturing Processes in Automobile Series Production – AutoAdd” research project is coordinated by Daimler AG, and its findings show that by holistically integrating... View Article
(3DShoes.com) The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC) from Singapore signed a memorandum of understanding with Wiivv. Through this partnership, they will try to develop 3D printed biometric insoles. Working with NAMIC, Wiivv will begin to develop a new generation of customized insoles designed to enhance performance.
(3DPrint.com) Dr. Les Kalman at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry has began working with ADEISS, a company dedicated to medical and dental 3D printing solutions to design and 3D-print a version of his patented dental implant abutment system device in dental-grade titanium for testing. Tempcap, the name of the device, will be... View Article
(3Ders.org) The European Space Agency (ESA) has been experimenting with 3D printing with lunar regolith (moon dust) for a few years and their most recent results are the most detailed parts produced from the cosmic material yet. The project is an effort to reduce the mass of anything in or on the rocket. ESA materials... View Article
(ManufacturingGlobal) The additive manufacturing company, BigRep, has unveiled the world’s first fully 3D printed and functional e-motorcycle: The NERA e-motorcycle. As the developer of the world’s largest serial production 3D printers, Big Rep is prioritising setting standards in speed, reliability and efficiency. Daniel Büning, co-founder and Managing Director of NOWlab, said: “The NERA combines several... View Article
(X-conomy) Italian 3D printing technology firm DWS Systems is suing Formlabs for infringing its stereolithography patent, marking the Somerville, MA-based company’s latest legal battle over the technology in its popular 3D printer models. Formlabs, an MIT Media Lab spinout founded in 2011, is no newcomer to patent litigation, having battled and settled cases with other... View Article
(Med-TechNews) Certain breeds of small dog are genetically prone to developing potentially life changing conditions. In dachshunds and Shih Tzu’s, abnormal bone growth can sometimes cause their front paws to point outwards. Since 2016, Dr Kevin Parsons, an orthopaedic vet at Langford Vets’ small animal hospital in Bristol, and former colleague Tom Shaw, a neurosurgeon... View Article