NASA awards Optomec contract supporting 3D printed electronics in space

NASA awards Optomec contract supporting 3D printed electronics in space

3D printed metal and electronics company Optomec, has been awarded a NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to continue development of its Adaptive Laser Sintering System (ALSS). Used as a post processing system for metal 3D printing, ALSS will enable electronics 3D printing onto a wider variety of temperature sensitive substrates, specifically for use […]

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New dual-extrusion Scribble Duo 3D pen launches on Kickstarter

New dual-extrusion Scribble Duo 3D pen launches on Kickstarter

Scribbler has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the 4 th generation of its 3D printing pen: the Scribbler DUO. Advertised as a pen that can "draw in the air," the Scribbler was primarily aimed at kids and younger teens, getting them interested in design and the fundamentals of 3D printing technology in a fun and […]

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New 3D printing software for designing functional mechanical objects

New 3D printing software for designing functional mechanical objects

Researchers at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria have developed a software system to design functional, mechanical objects for 3D printing. The software allows users to create and redesign fully 3D printed objects with the use of mechanical templates and desired shapes. The researchers collaborated with Adobe Research to develop the software system […]

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