The 3d printers source http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog The 3d printers source blog Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:47:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Carbon fibers prove stronger than Kevlar and glass in FDM 3D prints http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/carbon-fibers-prove-stronger-than-kevlar-and-glass-in-fdm-3d-prints/ http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/carbon-fibers-prove-stronger-than-kevlar-and-glass-in-fdm-3d-prints/#respond Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:47:47 +0000 http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/target/carbon-fibers-prove-stronger-than-kevlar-and-glass-in-fdm-3d-prints/ Carbon fibers prove stronger than Kevlar and glass in FDM 3D prints
Looking into ways to improve the strength of nylon 3D printer filament, researchers at University College Dublin have conducted a comparative study on the addition of fiber reinforcements. In the research glass, synthetic polymer Kevlar, and carbon fibers are tested for their ability to improve the performance of a 3D printed object, proving tensile abilities […]
 
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3D printing news roundup: Oerlikon signs MoU with GE, Print The Future to file for IPO, more http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/3d-printing-news-roundup-oerlikon-signs-mou-with-ge-print-the-future-to-file-for-ipo-more/ http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/3d-printing-news-roundup-oerlikon-signs-mou-with-ge-print-the-future-to-file-for-ipo-more/#respond Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:27:33 +0000 http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/target/3d-printing-news-roundup-oerlikon-signs-mou-with-ge-print-the-future-to-file-for-ipo-more/ 3D printing news roundup: Oerlikon signs MoU with GE, Print The Future to file for IPO, more
We’re at the halfway point in the week, and today is all about the business side of 3D printing: Oerlikon has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with GE, Print The Future says it will be filing for a Regulation A+ IPO with the SEC, and Additive Industries has news that will fuel your imagination. Oerlikon […]
 
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Yamazaki Mazak opens new 3D printing solutions center in Singapore, rolls out smart factory tech http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/yamazaki-mazak-opens-new-3d-printing-solutions-center-in-singapore-rolls-out-smart-factory-tech/ http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/yamazaki-mazak-opens-new-3d-printing-solutions-center-in-singapore-rolls-out-smart-factory-tech/#respond Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:08:50 +0000 http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/target/yamazaki-mazak-opens-new-3d-printing-solutions-center-in-singapore-rolls-out-smart-factory-tech/ Yamazaki Mazak opens new 3D printing solutions center in Singapore, rolls out smart factory tech
Japanese machine tool manufacturer Yamazaki Mazak has announced the expansion of its production facilities in Singapore, where it has had a presence for 25 years. As part of the expansion, the company has launched a new Additive Manufacturing Solution Centre and will be rolling out its Mazak iSmart Factory, a new smart factory technology that […]
 
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GE is building the world’s largest laser-powder 3D printer http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/ge-is-building-the-worlds-largest-laser-powder-3d-printer/ http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/ge-is-building-the-worlds-largest-laser-powder-3d-printer/#respond Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:46:26 +0000 http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/target/ge-is-building-the-worlds-largest-laser-powder-3d-printer/ GE is building the world’s largest laser-powder 3D printer
Laser additive manufacturing can 3D print an object by "drawing" it with a laser in a layer of powdered metal GE has announced its plans to build the world’s largest laser-powder additive manufacturing machine. The device, which will be developed through a new branch of the company called GE Additive, uses a laser to mold […]
 
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3D scanning helps scientists recreate 2,000-year-old exploded head of Mount Vesuvius victim http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/3d-scanning-helps-scientists-recreate-2000-year-old-exploded-head-of-mount-vesuvius-victim/ http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/3d-scanning-helps-scientists-recreate-2000-year-old-exploded-head-of-mount-vesuvius-victim/#respond Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:36:07 +0000 http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/target/3d-scanning-helps-scientists-recreate-2000-year-old-exploded-head-of-mount-vesuvius-victim/ 3D scanning helps scientists recreate 2,000-year-old exploded head of Mount Vesuvius victim
Scientists in Italy have used photogrammetry 3D scanning techniques to put together the exploded head of a man who died in the Mount Vesuvius eruption that wiped out Pompeii and surrounding areas in the year 79 AD. They say the 50-year-old victim may have been wealthy and educated. It’s a marvel of modern technology that, […]
 
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3Doodler’s limited edition Star Trek 3D printing pens let you reach ‘final frontier of creativity’ http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/3doodlers-limited-edition-star-trek-3d-printing-pens-let-you-reach-final-frontier-of-creativity/ http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/3doodlers-limited-edition-star-trek-3d-printing-pens-let-you-reach-final-frontier-of-creativity/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:26:45 +0000 http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/target/3doodlers-limited-edition-star-trek-3d-printing-pens-let-you-reach-final-frontier-of-creativity/ 3Doodler’s limited edition Star Trek 3D printing pens let you reach 'final frontier of creativity'
WobbleWorks, the company behind the popular 3Doodler 3D printing pen, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a set of limited edition Star Trek 3Doodler pens. The pens cost $99 for one, and $450 for the complete set of six. Love them or loathe them, you have to admire the success of the 3Doodler 3D printing […]
 
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German RepRap releases new ESD ABS, ASA, and Performance ABS 3D printing filaments http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/german-reprap-releases-new-esd-abs-asa-and-performance-abs-3d-printing-filaments/ http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/german-reprap-releases-new-esd-abs-asa-and-performance-abs-3d-printing-filaments/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:19:05 +0000 http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/target/german-reprap-releases-new-esd-abs-asa-and-performance-abs-3d-printing-filaments/ German RepRap releases new ESD ABS, ASA, and Performance ABS 3D printing filaments
3D printer manufacturer German RepRap has released a number of new 3D printing filaments, expanding its existing materials offering. The new materials include an ESD ABS, an ASA, and a Performance ABS filament. Additionally, the company has released a new color each for its PET-G filament (gray), and its flexible TPU93 filament (black). Based in […]
 
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GKN Aerospace flies 3D printed optical ice detector probe http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/gkn-aerospace-flies-3d-printed-optical-ice-detector-probe/ http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/gkn-aerospace-flies-3d-printed-optical-ice-detector-probe/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:59:05 +0000 http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/target/gkn-aerospace-flies-3d-printed-optical-ice-detector-probe/ GKN Aerospace flies 3D printed optical ice detector probe
British company GKN Aerospace has announced successful flight testing of a 3D printed titanium optical ice detector (OID) probe. The 3D printed probe was tested onboard the Atmospheric Research Aircraft (ARA) at the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM), in Cranfield UK. Using GKN’s additive manufacturing process, the aerospace arm of the company was able […]
 
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Insights into how Create Orthotics and Prosthetics uses 3D printing and VR for medical devices http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/insights-into-how-create-orthotics-and-prosthetics-uses-3d-printing-and-vr-for-medical-devices/ http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/insights-into-how-create-orthotics-and-prosthetics-uses-3d-printing-and-vr-for-medical-devices/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:39:26 +0000 http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/target/insights-into-how-create-orthotics-and-prosthetics-uses-3d-printing-and-vr-for-medical-devices/ Insights into how Create Orthotics and Prosthetics uses 3D printing and VR for medical devices
It is arguable that the expected uptake of VR has been slower than expected. This may in part be due to cost of the necessary computing power. Inspired by a request from an orthopedic children’s hospital in Nepal, HRDC , a Lake Placid, NY enterprise has created an innovative solution combining 3D printing with affordable […]
 
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Stratasys 3D printer used to build working prototype of TransRoPorter for German Space Exploration Mission to Mars http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/stratasys-3d-printer-used-to-build-working-prototype-of-transroporter-for-german-space-exploration-mission-to-mars/ http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/stratasys-3d-printer-used-to-build-working-prototype-of-transroporter-for-german-space-exploration-mission-to-mars/#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:46:38 +0000 http://www.diy3dprinted.com/blog/target/stratasys-3d-printer-used-to-build-working-prototype-of-transroporter-for-german-space-exploration-mission-to-mars/ Stratasys 3D printer used to build working prototype of TransRoPorter for German Space Exploration Mission to Mars
The pioneering work of Stratasys Ltd has been having a serious impact on the 3D printing world for almost as long as the technology has been around, and now its latest contribution will be expanding its sphere of influence even further, beyond our own planet into outer space. The German space program will be making […]
 
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