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New 3D printed dough to heal broken bones

Scientists at the University of Nottingham pioneer a new technique of 3D printing a “dough” that promises to heal fractured bones.

Arburg’s systems to help AM users

We have been addressing the subject of Industry 4.0 for some time now and are increasingly developing into a production system supplier for networked production in the digital factory.

Installation of a Nanoscribe 3D printer at the Swiss BRNC Center

The installation of a Nanoscribe 3D printing system at the Binnig and Rohrer Nanotechnology Center (BRNC) close to Zurich opens up new opportunities regarding current and future research in nano- and microfabrication for ETH Zurich and IBM Research.
The layers of material gradient in this soft-bodied jumping robot make it durable and squishy to the touch – perfect attributes for a robot designed to jump across rough terrain and be safe for use in close proximity to humans. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University

Wyss researchers 3D prints soft–bodied robots

Wyss Institute researchers and their collaborators used a novel 3D printing strategy to construct a soft-bodied autonomous jumping robot in a single build that incorporate the biodesign principle.

America Makes awards $8M in funding for AM applied R&D projects

America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, selected nine awardees for its Project Call #3 (AM applied R&D projects) anticipated to start in Summer 2015 and will provide up to $8 million funding.

Artec 3D’s Shapify Booth in Kuwait

Artec 3D has recently unveiled its Shapify Booth at the Al-Raya shopping center in Kuwait. The booth is operated by 3D Utopia, the first local company to bring 3D printing to Kuwait in mid-2014.

3D Systems’ new water-soluble 3D printing support material

3D Systems has expanded its PlasticJet printing materials to include InfinityTM Rinse-Away water-soluble support material for its Cube® and CubePro® desktop 3D printers.

MTA launches dedicated 3D Printing and AM Zone at MACH 2016

MTA (Manufacturing Technologies Association) is about to launch a dedicated zone for 3D printing and additive manufacturing, showcasing all the latest advances of the technology, at the MACH 2016.

Delcam’s paper on additive and subtractive manufacturing

Delcam’s R&D Manager Jan Willem Gunnink presented a paper on Combining additive manufacturing and subtractive manufacturing at the Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing conference held by the University of Nottingham.

FIT AG invests €20m in high volume AM facility

FIT AG, a German manufacturer, invests €20 million in a facility for high volume additive design and manufacturing for industrial use and a new office headquarters in addition.

BASF signs with Poietis to develop 3D bioprinted skin care applications

BASF has signed a research and development agreement with Poietis to apply its 3D laser-assisted bioprinting technology to improve BASF’s skin equivalent model Mimeskin™.
Clive Martell, Head of Global Additive Manufacturing

New Head of Global Additive Manufacturing Renishaw: Clive Martell

Clive Martell, former President and CEO of Delcam, moves to a new role as Head of Global Additive Manufacturing at Renishaw.

Additive Manufacturing important part of strategic cooperation EOS and GF

GF Machining Solutions, a division of GF (Georg Fischer), entered into a strategic cooperation with EOS, partner of choice for industrial 3D printing processes offering modular solutions including systems, software, materials, technical and consulting services.

DFG provides funding for research on AM

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has recently extended funding for SFB 814, initially granted in 2011, and will be providing it with around 10 million euros for the next four years.
SRP Player operating screen

A monoFab SRM-20 compatible SRP Player CAM Software from Roland

Roland DG Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and 3D devices, has announced that its SRP Player CAM software is now compatible with the Roland DG monoFab SRM-20 desktop milling machine.