"3D printing" tag

Prodways Group opens up new horizons for 3D-printed footwear

Prodways Group, a French industrial 3D printing company, has announced the commercial development of a portfolio which addresses several areas of footwear manufacturing. The portfolio consists of a new elastomeric material, a fully integrated…

Swedish researchers create 3D bioprinted human cartilage

A team of researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy has managed to generate cartilage tissue by printing stem cells using a 3D-bioprinter. The fact that the stem cells survived being printed in this manner is…

Sutrue redesigns medical instrument using 3D metal printing

Sutures following operations are still stitched up today in almost the same way as they were in the days of the ancient Egyptians. Alex Berry discovered that around 240,000 medical professionals a year…

Between design and series production

When Moulding Expo opens its doors at the Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre on 30 May 2017, the focus will also again be on pattern and mould makers in addition to tool makers. Pattern…

Stratasys and Desktop Metal extend their strategic partnership

Stratasys Ltd., the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, and Desktop Metal today announced an extension of their strategic partnership – designed to accelerate accessibility and adoption of metal additive manufacturing. Built…

BASF partners with Essentium to accelerate development of 3D-printed functional parts

BASF has made a commitment to do its part in taking 3D printing to the next level across all major additive manufacturing technologies. For some time now, it has partnered with HP to develop…

New 3D-printed device mimics the goldbug beetle, which changes color when prodded

In this age of smartphones and tablet computers, touch-sensitive surfaces are everywhere. They’re also brittle, as people with cracked phone screens everywhere can attest. Covering a robot — or an airplane or a…

Proto Labs boosts capabilities with new 3D printer

Proto Labs Inc. is offering multi-hardness elastomeric parts technology to its prototyping tool kit. The Maple Plain, Minn., company has added a PolyJet printer to it its industrial 3D printing services to allow…

Moulding Expo 2017: Around 700 exhibitors expected from 30 countries

For many years now generative technologies have been used in industry in many areas, from the initial design to the finished product. But there are many more possible applications. Moulding Expo 2017 wants…

TRUMPF showcases lasers for research and 3D printing

The high technology company TRUMPF, based in Ditzingen near Stuttgart, Germany, had put on another impressive show at this year’s Photonics West, one of the most important optics and photonics conferences in the…

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