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New Online 3D Printing Store Launched by Dynamism

| 3D Printers, Consumer Electronics, News | July 24, 2013

Japanese online technology retailer Dynamism are the latest in a long line of companies to launch a 3D printer store. Dynamism.com now features a 3D printer section that offers a selection of desktop and prosumer level 3D printers, including the 3D Systems Cube, MakerBot Replicator 2 and the Up Plus 2. These prosumer level machines…more »

Openlab 3D Printing MIT

A team of researchers from the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have developed OpenFab, a programmable 3D printer “pipeline” architecture that allows for the production of complex structures with varying material properties Currently 3D printers can print complex objects, often with several different materials, but the 3D models for these objects are…more »

BAE Systems 3D Printed Aircraft Parts

British defence company BAE Systems have developed a new technique which reduces the distortion in 3D printed metal parts, potentially leading to making large components strong enough to use in aircraft. Metal parts used in aircraft have to be manufactured to exacting specifications to ensure they do not contain any defects in the metal which…more »

3D Printed Death

A new study, called Ultrafine Particle Emissions from Desktop 3D Printers, suggests that desktop 3D printers produce more hazardous ultra-fine particles than previously thought. Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) printers using PLA and ABS plastic are classed as “high emitters” of Ultrafine Particles (UFPs). There has been a massive increase in the popularity of FDM printers…more »

Musical 3D Printed Prosthetics

Two McGill University Ph.D music students, Joseph Mallock and Ian Hattwick, have spent 3 years on a project to produce musical instruments that are effectively an extension of the human body. The project is called “Instrumented Bodies: Digital Prostheses for Music and dance Performance“. Working closely with dancers, musicians, composers and a choreographer the Input…more »

Makerbot Replicator2 3D Printer

Many industry commentators have said that patents are preventing advances in 3D printing, but this may change in 2014. According to Duann Scott, design evangelist at Shapeways, key patents relating to “laser sintering” held by industry giants such as 3D Systems will expire allowing other companies to develop competing machines. Currently most consumer level 3D…more »

Made Boards 3D Printed Surfboard

Chicago based Made Boards have launched a Kickstarter project to further develop their custom 3D printed SmartBoards, with the aim of raising $450,000. These customized sail, surf, kite and paddle boards are tailored to each owner by using their VOLUME mobile app for iOS and Android which tracks the surfer in the water. Each MADE…more »

3D Printed Desktop Speaker

A New Zealand designer has created a 3D printed desktop speaker which is printed in one piece using a multi-material printer. Using an Objet 500 Connex printer Simon Ellison was able to construct the speaker driver and cone in one single piece using flexible materials that would move to create sound as in a regular…more »

Formlabs Form 1 3D Printer

Formlabs, one of the most successful Kickstarter funding projects with the Form 1 3D printer, has recently expanded to a new location and grown to a staff of 30. On Kickstarter the Form 1 project gained 2068 backers and almost $3 million and remains the No 1. projects in fundraising for the tech category. Unlike…more »

Phenix Systems

3D Systems have announced that they have acquired French company Phenix Systems a leader in Direct Metal Selective Laser Sintering 3D printers. 3D Systems have paid $15.1 million for 81% of the share capital and in accordance with the French Markets Authority will launch a simplified take-over bid on the remainging shares and voting rights….more »

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