Category Archives: Thomas J Webster

3D printing news Sliced MIT, Kratzer, Rocket Lab, Nanoscribe, Relativity Space and Horizon Zero Dawn

Read on for an update on all the latest 3D printing news in design, research, applications and business news including Relativity Space’s test firing and detailed models from Horizon Zero Dawn. Also featured in this edition of Sliced: the University of California San Diego, Oxford Performance Materials, the 2nd World 3D Printing Olympiad, Fan Bingbing, Kitronik, America’s top […]

Cicadas inspire drug-free antibacterial properties of 3D printed PEKK

Though an effective means of helping to heal broken bones, orthopaedic implants (as foreign matter) always run the risk of creating bacterial infections in the body. Antibiotics are the usual defence in such situations, but what if medical devices could resist bacterial build-up simply because of the way they are made? Inspired by the naturally repellent […]