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The emerging role of 3D printing in disaster relief and humanitarian aid

In recent years, 3D printing technology has found new applications beyond its traditional scope in manufacturing and prototyping. One of its uses is in disaster relief and humanitarian assistance, providing unparalleled abilities to meet...

Fraunhofer IGD technology can deliver computer-generated 3D-printed eye prostheses

Fraunhofer IGD, the research institute behind the Cuttlefish® 3D printer driver – first unveiled in 2021, has given hope to patients who need ocular prostheses. Occularists who use the research institute’s requisite software and...

Renishaw to integrate Plastometrex’s proprietary PIP technology into its AM testing processes

PIP stands for Profilometry-based Indentation Plastometry. It’s a technology developed by Plastometrex, a provider of mechanical testing solutions, headquartered in the UK who claims testing of 3D printed metal parts “could easily be 99%...

RMIT develops a 3D printed ‘metamaterial’ with properties not normally seen in nature

This title looks like the beginning of a Sci-Fi book but it is not. Researchers from Australia-based RMIT have developed a new metamaterial – a term used to describe an artificial material with unique...

Dental 3D printing: 3D Systems launches multi-material, one-piece jetted denture solution

Described as a first-to-market, 3D Systems’ new solution for jetted, monolithic (one-piece) dentures utilizes multiple materials to deliver a “durable, long-wear, aesthetically beautiful prosthetic” to the patient. Thanks to a formulation of tailor-made materials for both...

CORE Industrial Partners closes two new funds totaling $887 million to invest in industrial companies

CORE Industrial Partners (CORE), a manufacturing, industrial technology, and industrial services-focused private equity firm, recently closed  $887 million in capital commitments between its $685 million flagship fund, CORE Industrial Partners Fund III, L.P. (Fund...

Nexa3D adds three new resin 3D printing materials to its portfolio

Nexa3D, the ultrafast polymer 3D printing OEM, has recently unveiled three new materials: Rodin® Denture Base 2.0, Rodin® Surgical Guide 2.0 as well as Rodin® Splint 2.0 manufactured by Pac-Dent, an expert in dental...

When 3D printing helps to enhance breast reconstruction surgery

Across the world, several organizations have been exploring the use of 3D printing for breast implants. While several developments are still in progress, the common thread across these research projects is to provide personalized,...

The iLAuNCH project team relies on AM of large-scale composite structures to build a rocket

To withstand the extreme loads, vibrations and shocks of launch without failure, it is of paramount importance that launch vehicles benefit from scalable production of low-weight and high-strength structures and parts. To meet this requirement,...

3D printing company Massivit secures ~USD 4.95 million through rights issue

 Massivit 3D Printing Technologies, a provider of large-format industrial 3D printing systems, has reported that it has completed a rights issue totaling ~USD 4.95 million (~18 million NIS). For those who are not familiar with...