Category Archives: Applications

3D Printing News Sliced 3D Systems, PyroGenesis, NASA, Autodesk, ETH Zurich

This edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced follows the latest developments in Local Motors’ autonomous, 3D printed bus shuttle; NASA aborts flight tests of the Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-25 space engine; and ETH Zurich researchers create concrete structures with 3D sand printing. News also features Renishaw, Autodesk, PyroGenesis, CGTrader, FARO, and the U.S. Department […]

3D printing news sliced Materialise, Avi Reichental, 3D Systems,Toyota Motorsport, Stratasys

How is 3D printing fighting global warming? Can 3D printing contribute to pest control? Will high-precision SLA printers be affordable for the everyday 3D printing enthusiast? In this week’s edition of Sliced, 3D Printing Industry’s news digest, we report stories from Avi Reichental, UnionTech, Materialise, Stratasys, Toyota Motorsport GmbH, and many more. Going green with 3D […]

3D printing news Sliced Siemens, ExOne, Stratasys, Massivit, CELLINK, Formlabs, Star Rapid

This edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced asks the following questions: Is advanced manufacturing destined to destroy jobs? Will 3D printing benefit from trade wars between the US, Europe and China? How is bioprinting advancing and what are the latest career moves and opportunities across the 3D printing industry? Also, 3D printing news from Siemens, […]

BattleBots team use Desktop Metal Studio System to build winning combat robot

The popular American television series, BattleBots, pits teams of skilled engineers from all over the world against one another in a dynamic robot combat tournament. Within this tournament, Boston-based competitors, Team SawBlaze, which consists of MIT engineering students and graduates, used metal 3D printing to efficiently create components for their battle-winning robot. With help from […]

BattleBots team use Desktop Metal Studio System to build winning combat robot

The popular American television series, BattleBots, pits teams of skilled engineers from all over the world against one another in a dynamic robot combat tournament. Within this tournament, Boston-based competitors, Team SawBlaze, which consists of MIT engineering students and graduates, used metal 3D printing to efficiently create components for their battle-winning robot. With help from […]

A French family is the first to move into a 3D printed house

The Ramdani family has become the world’s first inhabitants of a 3D printed four-bedroom house located in Nantes, France. This house is part of the social housing project, Yhnova, which aims to construct affordable, adaptable, and energy efficient housing in a time and cost-effective manner. Led by the University of Nantes (IUT), the Yhnova project was […]

Field Ready responds to displaced populations with 3D printing

Field Ready, a non-profit organization based in Illinois, enables rapid manufacturing for humanitarian purposes all over the world. Similar to the 3D printed rescue drone designed for humanitarian-aid, Field Ready’s various projects have combined experiences and technical skills of its aid workers to tackle the logistical challenges of disaster-stricken countries. Following the devastating damage caused by […]

University of Leeds project is developing tarmac 3D printing robots to repair roads

The University of Leeds is pioneering a £4.2 million national infrastructure research project that will use tarmac 3D printing robots to repair potholes and cracks. These robots will be both aerial and ground-based in order to thoroughly inspect and identify damaged areas on roads in the UK. As part of a visionary project to create “Self […]

U.S. Marines apply LulzBot TAZ 3D printer to expeditionary missions

The United States Marine Corps have been integrating 3D printing to aid in military operations for the past few years. From the 1st Marine Logistic Group’s integration of additive manufacturing to create aircrafts, radio brackets, and gas caps, to the development of a biodegradable 3D printed aerial drone delivery system, it is evident that force […]