SME Partners with CAM Logic to Create 3D Image of the Spirit of Detroit Statue for THE BIG M Event

Dearborn, Mich., May 8, 2014 — Today, CAM Logic is scanning the Spirit of Detroit Statue in front of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center to create a miniature-size statue using 3D printing. These one-of-a-kind statues will be given out to a select group of Read More »

CAM Logic Scanning Spirit of Detriot Statue (Photo courtesy of SME)

An AMazing® Exclusive Q&A Interview with Anteneh Kebbede, GE Research Center

GE (NYSE:GE) researchers recently announced the use of a process called “cold spray,” in which metal powders are sprayed at high velocities to build a part or add material to repair an existing part. Cold spray is part of GE’s expanded additive manufacturing toolkit. GE Read More »

GE Cold Spray (Photo courtesy of GE)

3D Systems and Ekso Bionics Help Man and Machine Walk as One

by 3D Systems “This project represents the triumph of human creativity and technology.”  Amanda Boxtel 3D printing, with its amazing versatility, has the ability to create the perfect junction, to create harmony. 3D Systems explores ways to apply these connections for the betterment of society Read More »

3D Printed parts of Ekso Suit using 3D Systems Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) (Photograph courtesy of 3D Systems)

Harvard University-An Essential Step Toward Printing Living Tissues

by Harvard University BOSTON — A new bioprinting method developed at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) creates intricately patterned 3D tissue constructs with multiple types of cells and tiny blood Read More »

Harvard 3D Printed Tissue Construct (Photo courtesy of Harvard’s Wyss Institute and SEAS)

University of Louisville-3D Model of Child’s Heart Helps Surgeons Save Life

by John R. Karman III, University of Louisville A 14-month-old boy in need of life-saving heart surgery is the beneficiary of a collaboration among University of Louisville engineers, physicians and Kosair Children’s Hospital. Roland Lian Cung Bawi of Owensboro was born with four congenital heart Read More »

University of Louisville Heart Model

MarkForged Mark One™-World’s First 3D Printer Designed to Print Continuous Carbon Fiber

by MarkForged MarkForged was founded by an aerospace engineer – the kind of person who loves pushing the envelope. After years of designing and manufacturing high-performance composite race car wings, Greg Mark realized that you could use 3D printing hardware to automate the composite layup Read More »

MarkForged AirFoil on Ferrari F430 (Photo Courtesy of MarkForged)

GE Started Testing Next-Gen Jet Engine with 3D Printed Parts

by GE Engineers at GE’s Peebles Test Operation in Ohio have started testing one of the world’s most advanced jet engines designed for next-generation passenger aircraft. The engine, called LEAP-1A, contains 3D printed fuel nozzles, fourth-generation carbon-fiber composite blades, and parts made from ceramic matrix Read More »

GE_Leap-1B Engine

NASA, Industry Test “3D Printed” Rocket Engine Injector

by NASA NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne recently finished testing a rocket engine injector made through additive manufacturing (AM), or 3-D printing. This space technology demonstration may lead to more efficient manufacturing of rocket engines, saving American companies time and money. The tests were conducted at Read More »

Liquid oxygen/gaseous hydrogen rocket injector assembly built using additive manufacturing technology is hot-fire tested

N.C. State-Researchers Build 3D Structures Out of Liquid Metal

by NC State, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed three-dimensional (3-D) printing technology and techniques to create free-standing structures made of liquid metal at room temperature. Researchers have developed three-dimensional structures out of liquid metal. “It’s difficult to create Read More »

Free Standing 3D Printed Liquid Metal

4D Printing: Multi-Material Shape-Change

A collaboration between: Stratasys’ Education & Research & Development | Skylar Tibbits | The Self-Assembly Lab, MIT In a collaboration between Stratasys’ Education, R&D departments and MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab, a new process is being developed, coined 4D Printing, which demonstrates a radical shift in rapid-prototyping, RP. Read More »

MIT Folding Combined