Category Archives: ORNL

ORNL 3D prints radioactive isotopes to diagnose America’s surging heart conditions

For the first time in around 30 years, radioactive isotope molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) has been produced in the United Sates – 3D printed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Vital to the production of the most commonly used radio-imaging isotope in modern medicine, the 3D printed Mo-99 presents an important step towards commercial production of the material […]

3D printing for power generation boosted by U.S. Department of Energy, GE, Siemens and Sandia

The use of 3D printing for the energy sector is highlighted by two recent pieces of news. The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has awarded a total of $7M to projects intended to develop, “advanced, highly efficient, turbine-based technologies for coal-derived synthesis gas, coal-derived hydrogen, and natural gas.” These projects include several featuring additive manufacturing. […]

Sandia erhält Technology Focus Award für 3D-gedruckte Windturbinen

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Sandia National Laboratories, eine wichtige Forschungs- und Entwicklungseinrichtung des US-amerikanischen Energieministeriums, erhielt den Technology Focus Award des Bundeslaboratoriums für Technologietransfer für den 3D-Druck von Rotorblättern für Windturbinen. Schon seit geraumer Zeit forscht die Entwicklungseinrichtung Sandia an Lösungen, um die Energietechnologie mit besonderem Fokus auf Nachhaltigkeit zu verbessern. Ein zentraler Schwerpunkt dieser Forschung stellen 3D-Drucktechnologien dar. […]

Der Beitrag Sandia erhält Technology Focus Award für 3D-gedruckte Windturbinen erschien zuerst auf 3Druck.com – Das Magazin für 3D-Drucktechnologien.

RAPID + TCT 2018 the 3D Printing Industry preview

Next week I will be reporting live for 3D Printing Industry from RAPID + TCT 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. For any visitors and exhibitors at the Fort Worth Convention Center, please say hello if you see me. You can also catch me over on Twitter where I will be sharing all the latest news […]

RAPID + TCT 2018 the 3D Printing Industry preview

Next week I will be reporting live for 3D Printing Industry from RAPID + TCT 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. For any visitors and exhibitors at the Fort Worth Convention Center, please say hello if you see me. You can also catch me over on Twitter where I will be sharing all the latest news […]

Longest 3D printed part Guinness Book World Record set by Made In Space

At 37.7 meters (123 ft, 8.25 inches) long, a beam 3D printed by Made In Space has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records as the “longest 3D printed non-assembled piece.” The beam, which runs the length of the Moffett Field facility at NASA’s Ames Research Center, serves as a demonstration of the scale that may one […]

Local Motors receives billion dollar support for Olli 3D printed bus

Teaming up with Florida’s Elite Transportation Services (ETS) and automotive financing firm Xcelerate, Local Motors has secured operational support and money to fund the 3D printed, autonomous Olli shuttle bus. In the terms of the agreement, Olli maintenance, warranty service, insurance, monitoring, management and operations will be outsourced to ETS. For customers of these services, ETS […]

3D Printing Industry Review of the year July 2017

July 2017 could be thought of as the “month of medicine” on 3D Printing Industry. Amidst the publication of Gartner’s 3D printing hype cycle, and discussions around net neutrality, individuals and research teams around the world put their heads together to develop cutting edge technology that could improve the quality of healthcare. Revolutions in healthcare […]

3D printing news Sliced, BeAM Machines, SHINING 3D, Concept Laser, LEGO

In this issue of Sliced, 3D Printing Industry digests the latest additive manufacturing news from around the world. Today’s edition puts the spotlight on stories in hardware, business, design and education, featuring the likes of BEAM Machines, Nano Dimension, BMW and Concept Laser. New hardware from BeAM Machines, MKS and box3d French additive system manufacturer BeAM Machines […]

World’s smallest 3D printed fidget spinner opens doors to ORNL

The world’s smallest fidget spinner is invisible to the naked eye, and could fit easily in the width of a human hair. It was made by researchers at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee. Though a novel application, the ability to 3D print at such a […]