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Researchers 3D prints optically transparent glass

Researchers, of Mediated Matter group at the MIT Media Lab in collaboration with MIT’s Mechanical Engineering Department, the MIT Glass Lab and the Wyss Institute, 3D printed an optically transparent glass in a G3DP project.

Renishaw 3D prints a special gift fit for royalty

Renishaw has 3D printed a replica of its 19th century mill headquarters building and gifted to Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal.

PADT opens Torrance office for ANSYS product development software distribution

Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies, Inc. (PADT) added Southern California to its ANSYS, Inc. product sales and support territory.

3D print veteran Harry Kleijnen joins Additive Industries

Philips Healthcare’s 3D print veteran Harry Kleijnen is about to join the Eindhoven technology company, Additive Industries.

Senvol Database crosses 1,000 3D printing machine and material entries

Senvol Database has added over 100 new machines and materials this summer and surpassed 1,000 machine and material entries overall with this recent addition.

3D printer filament based on coffee

Filament manufacturer 3Dom USA released a new bio-material made from coffee. Called Wound Up™, the filament is a continuing partnership with Fargo, North Dakota based bio-composite company, c2renew.

3D Printlife launches an eco-friendly ABS filament

3D Printlife launches Enviro™, the world’s first eco-friendly ABS filament and the 3D Printing Association is pleased with the efforts towards the eco-friendly solutions.

Formnext 2015 presents a special show for AM

Formnext 2015 is about to organise a special show for AM, called ‘From Basic Material to Component’,

CREAT3D showcases its 3D printers at TCT Show

CREAT3D is about to showcase its latest desktop 3D printer equipment at the TCT Show + Personalize taking place on 30th September and 1st October 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham.

Stardock adds 3D Printing, Map sharing and Mega Events DLC in...

Stardock has added the Galactic Civilizations III 1.2 with options that the users shall get their in-game assets 3D printed, share maps and new DLC for galaxy-wide Mega Events.

Start-ups and small medium enterprises can also join 3DPA

The 3DPA continues to grow and the membership director Ian Ferguson gives us an update on how the association is developing.

Airbus BizLab selects five start-ups in its first call for projects

Airbus BizLab has selected the first five start-ups in its first call for projects including a project that streamlines 3D printing data.

EFESTO in structured reseller agreement with Sciaky for EBAM systems

EFESTO and Sciaky have entered into a structured reseller agreement, which includes the sale of Sciaky’s EBAM systems and services to targeted countries and named accounts.

Thermwood plans to develop AM system

Thermwood plans a program to develop an additive manufacturing system, capable of making large carbon graphite reinforced composite thermoplastic components.
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3D printing materials research accelerates innovation

3D printing materials research is important for innovation. Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Maastricht University, and Chemelot Innovation and Learning Labs (CHILL), all based in The Netherlands, have been awarded a subsidy of one million Euro for a major 3D-printing project.