Tattoo electrodes made with an inkjet printer

Tattoo electrodes made with an inkjet printer

2 pictures The electrodes can be printed in single or multiple arrangements Ordinarily, in order to measure the electrical activity of the heart or muscle tissue, relatively stiff electrodes are applied to the skin along with a contact gel. There may soon be a less cumbersome alternative, however, in the form of ultrathin temporary tattoo […]

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SLM 3D printer used to make fusion reactor part in China

SLM 3D printer used to make fusion reactor part in China

Scientists from the Institute of Nuclear Energy Safety Technology and Chinese Academy of Sciences have built and tested a 3D printed wall of a test blanket module, a component of a fusion reactor, using CLAM steel. Selective laser melting (SLM), a kind of powder bed metal additive manufacturing process, has applications far and wide, from […]

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MyMiniFactory users can now share 3D models via Facebook

MyMiniFactory users can now share 3D models via Facebook

3D model platform MyMiniFactory has introduced a feature that allows users to instantly share 3D models to Facebook. Facebook recently incorporated 3D models into its News Feed via a feature called 3D Posts. MyMiniFactory, a huge 3D model platform containing over 40,000 downloadable objects for 3D printing and other uses, can now prepare to extend […]

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