Mini uses 3D printing in production of its all-electric Mini concept

Mini uses 3D printing in production of its all-electric Mini concept

Will the future of cars be electric? Awareness of the very real, scientifically proven effects of fossil fuel consumption on climate change is putting increasing pressure on car manufacturers to look to alternative energy sources, with electricity being the main candidate. Beloved British car icon Mini recently unveiled its latest electric car concept, the Mini […]

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Student builds €10 3D printer from old inkjet printers

Student builds €10 3D printer from old inkjet printers

The DIY 3D printer currently stands on cardboard biscuit boxes, but there are plans to make a solid metal frame Inkjet printers may be a fairly inexpensive way to print out your holiday snaps, but they can be fragile machines and end up at the city dump well before they hit kindergarten age. Italian maker […]

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Swinburne University recognized for innovative geopolymer-based concrete 3D printing method

Swinburne University recognized for innovative geopolymer-based concrete 3D printing method

The Centre for Sustainable Infrastructure at the Swinburne University of Technology in Australia has received the Excellence in Technology and Innovation award from the Concrete Institute of Australia (CIA). The prize was given for the center’s cutting-edge concrete 3D printing process. The now prize-winning method uses cement and geopolymer binding materials to additively manufacture complex […]

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3i-PRINT: racing ahead in automotive additive manufacturing

3i-PRINT: racing ahead in automotive additive manufacturing

Vehicle electrification and efficient manufacturing are two rapidly developing fields within the automotive industry , second perhaps only to AI. 3i-PRINT , a collaboration between product development companies Altair, APWorks, csi entwicklungstechnik, EOS GmbH , GERG, and Heraeus have been using 3D printing technology to innovate and test concepts in these fields. 3i-PRINT is intended […]

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NTU Singapore cements 3D printing research with sustainable fly ash geopolymer

NTU Singapore cements 3D printing research with sustainable fly ash geopolymer

Moving into Industry 4.0 and the age of cyber physical systems, digital construction is on the rise. Across manufacturing, the use of greener, more efficient materials is also of paramount concern. “Considering the current importance digital construction,” states a recent study from the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing at Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) “it […]

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