Researchers from the University of Sheffield have manufactured 3D printed parts that show resistance to common bacteria. This could stop the spread of infections such as MRSA in hospitals and care homes, saving the lives of vulnerable patients.
BAE Systems signed an agreement to work with Renishaw on the development of additive manufacturing capability for the defence and aerospace sector, designed to help improve performance, reduce costs and speed up manufacturing processes on combat aircraft of the future.
FORECAST 3D, a specialist in plastic additive manufacturing from concept to series production, has announced its strategic partnership with Lubrizol, who recently announced the commercial release of its thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) ESTANE® 3D TPU M95A.
Ultimaker, an open source 3D printer manufacturer, has recently launched a new Extrusion upgrade kit for their previous models Ultimaker 2 and Ultimaker 2 Extended 3D printers at 2016 South by Southwest Interactive.