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Bioprinted Lymph Nodes Coming to an Immune System Near You?

Human Immune cells in a synthetic lymph node produced by Prellis BiologicsIt has been a while since we have covered anything in the domain of bioprinting. It’s not that we don’t like writing about bioprinting around here, but given the current state of technological readiness there is a very fine line between a 3D printed heart, and a 3D printed steak, functionally speaking. But bioprinting goes […]

3D Printed Violins for the Masses

3D printed instruments are not a new thing, as we have seen with Olaf Diegel’s ever growing range of AM guitar creations. But most quality boutique instruments carry a price tag to match the effort of creation and the small scales of production. Enter musician/engineer Matthew Canel, who hopes to change that. Canel is an […]

Detecting Filament Flow Rates with Computer Vision

detect filament flow rateIn-situ monitoring of the status of feedstocks is a popular topic among researchers, regardless of the type of printer being used. Inroads are being made towards greater quality control and repeatability by use of various sensors in the printing process in both metal and plastic printing, and these technologies may very well end up in […]

IKEA Germany trialling 3D Printed Home Decor Items

IKEA, the Swedish purveyor of meatballs and rude-sounding flat-pack furniture products, has revealed their new range of 3D printed home decor items, which are currently being trialled with online customers in Germany. So far the product line features several decorative items manufactured with a triangular lattice style familiar to AM fans. IKEA has named this […]

AM Flexible OLEDS Revealed

3d-p-oled-displayOLEDs are traditionally manufactured using multiple substrates of various materials. The light comes from the emissive layer, which exchanges electrons for photons to produce light. The color of the light depends on the type of organic molecule in the emissive layer. Typically they are manufactured by various deposition processes and use inkjet printing to add […]

Anycubic Launches Christmas Bundle Sale Today

christmasHumans of Earth, it’s the festive season and you know what that means! Following hot on the heels of their recent halloween and black friday sales, Anycubic are back with more great offerings for you to gorge yourself on this holiday season. Read on to know more about how you could be saving up to […]

DigiFabster Launches eCommerce Platform for CNC and AM Businesses

digifabsterNews DigiFabster Launches eCommerce Platform for CNC and AM Businesses Are you disappointed with the delays in receiving quotations from online AM vendors for your product designs? If so, then read on, because DigiFabster is launching a new eCommerce platform that allows rapid quotes for your 3D printed wares in a fashion that is being […]

New Process Allows Multiple Metals on Single Printer

A team of Russian researchers from the The National University of Science and Technology MISiS Catalyst laboratory in Moscow have announced the development of a new process that can print multiple metals on the same printer. According to the university press release, this new technology will open up a whole new smorgasbord of printable alloys, […]

Black Friday Deals from Anycubic

anycubic black fridayAnycubic, the manufacturer of resin printers and FDM 3D printers has announced a whole bunch of deals coming up for Black Friday. In fact, they are not just for Black Friday but are available right now and the deals are available online on the official Anycubic site from November 20th until December 4th and on […]

ORNL Prints Super-Strong Sand Structure

strong-3d-printed-sandOak Ridge National Laboratory has recently published a paper in Nature Communications detailing their most recent 3D printing achievement in the field of binder jetting. The latest discovery demonstrates a rapid and cost effective method of printing silica sand structures with the use of a custom-made polymer as the binder. The structures so far have […]