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Superheroes meet 3D printing to give Israelis new hands Israeli organization Haifa 3D utilizes cheap and cheerful technology to make bionic hands available to growing numbers of adults and children.

Will 3D Printing Ever Live Up to its Promise? One of history's greatest investors, Warren Buffet, turned a group of textile mills into a massive global powerhouse conglomerate with his ability to find sound companies in which to invest. Serious investors everywhere look to the Buffets throughout the history of share market investing for insights.

Top 5 Videos of the Week: submicron metal 3D printing… This week we found the top 5 videos about 3D printing and the way additive manufacturing is shaping our society. The technology has infiltrated many sectors, from medical to automotive! Check out our selection of the week to keep up with the innovations!

The best 3D printers in 2019 for beginners and budget creators From Flashforge to Monoprice, these printers will get you started making all kinds of stuff.

The MPCNC Build List You can find the parts I used listed below, as well as the build videos and livestreams. As the build goes on, this page will get updated! Screws and fasteners are available through sources like Amazon, but I've found it's much easier to find a specialized store that carries everything in a consistent quality.

Researchers are using 3D printing technology to help rebuild coral reefs Due to the continuous degradation of coral reef systems around the world - the technology, now being applied of the coast of Eilat, helps rebuild the diversity of the underwater ecosystem.

The fine print So, in a moment of wild enthusiasm I went and ordered an Anycubic Photon! I've been looking to get into 3D printing for quite a while now, but it has always seemed like too much of a hassle: hours and hours of tinkering for results that have never quite matched my standards.

3D Printing Luxury Lighting With Gantri Gantri, a startup out of San Francisco, is using 3D printing to manufacture luxury table lamps. Their CTO, Christianna Taylor, previously designed satellites before joining the company, having earned a PhD from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Medical Startup axial3D Raises U$S 3 Million To Expand To New Markets Current 3D printing technologies are helping surgeons and patients achieve more predictable surgical planning, diminish operating time, reduce costs, and especially when it comes to complex anatomies and procedures, the technology can achieve real results.

EForge electronics 3D printer should soon become available Their system is called eForge and their prototype, version 0.6, was built, tested and delivered to NASA at the end of June. If everything goes as planned, the commercially available eForge will be version 1.0.

G-Code Hack for Removing Prints by Make Anything Manufacturing revolution on your desktop.

DIY Gimbal for the Raspberry Pi Camera #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi Very cool gimbal device for stabilizing your Pi camera. Via Hackaday:. Learn more! Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all the code and tutorials to get you up and running in no time!

What is happening with 3MF? An update on 3D printing's next generation file format Cast your mind back to 2015, a group of additive manufacturing industry heavyweights came together to introduce a new file format which aimed to ultimately replace the most commonly used printing format, old faithful, STL.

New 3D-printed, crash-proof benches debut in Times Square Doucet's design offers what he calls "a different, humanist approach to security." The project was commissioned for the second annual TSqDL initiative, which was created to bring new design ideas to the public realm-specifically, New York's crossroads of the world that is visited by nearly half-a-million people daily.

Smooth operation eliminates FDM stair-stepping in University of Hamburg study Researchers at the University of Hamburg in Germany, have proposed a novel way of slicing 3D printed objects to create smoother results. By 3D printing nonplanar layers close to the horizontal, this slicing method removes the stair-stepping effect typical to FDM surfaces.

INTERVIEW: Urwahn target 3D printed production of 100 bike frames by end of year German bicycle manufacturer Urwahn Bikes and Austrian custom motorcycle brand Vagabund Moto have collaborated to create a novel bicycle with a 3D printed steel frame. An unusual design, 3D printing means that the so-called "Stadtfuchs" or "city fox" is more lightweight than usual, and electrical components are streamlined into the frame.

Creating an anatomical baby bottle using a 3D scanner Just recently, designer Beata Nikolajczyk, designed the unique personalised 'New Eve' milk dispenser, shaped like a female breast. This product is innovative and has earned many awards in various competitions. It has been designed in a way to reproduce the experience of natural feeding in situations where it is not always possible.

Aviation, space and defense to benefit from Rapid Application Group's additive manufacturing certification Oklahoma additive manufacturing service provider Rapid Application Group LLC, has attained AS9100 Rev. D quality certification. A current standard benefiting aviation, space and defense industries, AS9100 assures production meets quality requirements of the Department of Defense, NASA and the FAA.

NASA looks to 3D printing to improve aircraft icing research tools NASA's aeronautical innovators are using the most modern research tools available, including 3D printing, to generate new data that will help airplane makers and operators more efficiently deal with one of aviation's oldest safety challenges - namely, icing.

U.S. Army awards Rowan University $14.5M to develop cold spray additive manufacturing Rowan University, New Jersey has received $14.5 million from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to develop cold spray additive manufacturing. In a project titled "Advancing Structural Materials for Army Modernization Priorities via Direct-Write Approaches" Rowan researchers will apply technological improvements to enhance the safety of soldiers.

Carnegie Mellon: Optimizing Soft Materials 3D Printing With Machine Learning While 3D printing soft materials, such as silicone or proteins, offers many advantages, it also introduces many new and complicated variables to consider when creating a new part.

Enhancing FDM 3D Printed Parts with New Algorithms In 'Build Orientation Optimization for Strength Enhancement of FDM Parts Using Machine Learning based Algorithm,' authors Manoj Malviya and K.A. Desai explore a new method for controlling anisotropy and thus, mechanical properties in FDM parts.

Silicon carbide 3D printing is hot. Let's find out why And bound silicon carbide 3D printing is starting to really shine. Also known as carborundum, SiC contains silicon and carbon. As a powder, it can be sintered to form very hard ceramics that are widely used in applications requiring high endurance, such as car brakes, car clutches and ceramic plates in bulletproof vests.

Make All the Things Part 3: Vertical Garden Part 3 - Design Thinking This is a short excerpt on our current stage of this vertical farm project in terms of user research. It is requiring us to put on a design oriented thought process.

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