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2020 Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge Winners Announced Virtually This week, during the 8th Additive World Conference in Eindhoven, the winners of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2020 were announced virtually by Ultimaker's Steven van de Staak, the Chairman of the Jury for the contest.

Organovo's Merger Deal with Tarveda Falls Through, for Now It has been a stormy few months for the early-stage medical laboratory and research company Organovo. Since announcing a merger deal with Tarveda Therapeutics, a privately-held clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm, last December, company directives have focused their energy on getting this deal through.

Toolbox Creality #3DThursday #3DPrinting Super handy tool caddy for your 3D printer, shared by bobby1kenoby on Thingiverse:. Download the files and learn more. : Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models.

National Labs turn to 3D printing for medical supplies - FCW Although almost all of the nation's national labs have begun to develop 3D printed medical equipment prototypes to help ease strained medical supply chain needs, new emergency management agency reports show the effort is a small drop in a very deep bucket of need.

Additive Industries & ArcelorMittal Using MetalFAB1 3D Printer to Make Spare Steel Parts One of the world's leading steel and mining companies, ArcelorMittal, is partnering with Dutch company Additive Industries to investigate the use of metal 3D printing to make large spare parts for the steel industry.

Gantri creates contemporary lighting with 3D printing Founded in San Francisco, Gantri is the digital manufacturer of designer lighting. These modern lights are created by its team of designers and made on-demand using 3D printing technologies. Additionally, the company is dedicated to producing lighting that is made from sustainable products such as corn starch.

Fiskars SW 84 hand saw handle #3Dprinting #3DThursday Dragondrummer71 shared this project on Thingiverse! See more! : Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models.

OperationPPE puts architects to work 3d-printing protective equipment for frontline medical workers Across the country, design communities have mobilized to assist in the effort to fill supply gaps in Personal Protective Equipment for healthcare workers operating on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Cheltenham school teacher appeals for help with incredible 3D printer face shield initiative I also have more requests for St Paul's Medical Centre tomorrow." Saying that she thinks that the government could be doing a lot more to make use of the 3D printing resources in the country she explained that she had seen a lot of her design and technology colleagues doing the same.

Magnetic Stir Bar #3DThursday #3DPrinting Naswek shared this stir bar on Thingiverse. Impress your friends with science, mixed drinks, or magic. Download the files and learn more. : Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models.

Amp Meter 3D-Printed Stand Purchased several Amp Meters and wished to make them more organized… The issue I had was the wires permanently connected to the back of the Ammeters would tangle and make a mess when not being used. It was also difficult to see the Amp readings unless the meter was tilted back.

Luke Skywalker lightsaber - NO GLUE assembly #3Dprinting #3DThursday Fedemartino shared this project on Thingiverse! : Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models.

Markforged: 3D Printing Is The 'Killer App' To Re-Imagine Your Factory, Not Just Your Products Markforged Metal X Print Farm 06. How can new technologies help us address the coronavirus crisis? 3D Printed Nasal Swab. Markforged, a leader in 3D printing, has launched a number of initiatives, including supporting production of face guards and nasal swabs, and activating its vast network of industrial 3D printers.

Watch 3D printing company make masks and ventilator parts for 'heroic' NHS A Bristol-based 3D printing company has started making masks and ventilator parts for the NHS after responding to a call from the Government for businesses to help.

Mega Fume Extractor / blower #3DThursday #3DPrinting DIY fume extractor shared by sparus on Thingiverse:. Download the files and learn more. : Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models.

Honeycomb Wrist Splint #3DPrinting #3DThursday Dotwav shared this project on Thingiverse! Stop breadboarding and soldering - start making immediately! Adafruit's Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more.

Aprecia and Purdue University partner to advance 3D printed pharmaceuticals Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, the company behind the first FDA approved 3D printed drug Spritam, has announced a partnership with Purdue University's College of Pharmacy to advance the technology and science of 3D pharmaceutical printing. Their collaboration will focus on developing future 3D printed pharmaceutical equipment and medications.

Watchmaker Tools - Watch Hand Press Inserting Tool #3DThursday #3DPrinting Mod your watch for less with this hand press shared by Darak_Chen on Thingiverse:. Download the files and learn more. : Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models.

Fusion 360's New Slicer Makes it Easier to 3D Print Your Parts 3D printing your designs from Fusion 360 just got simpler.

Activated Carbon P100 3M Respirator Filter #3DThursday #3DPrinting This mask might help reduce your exposure. Shared by adamariffin on Thingiverse:. Download the files and learn more. : Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models.

Dear Stratasys: We Need Thingiverse Not Face Shields I've known you now for over 12 years. It was love at first sight when I saw my first 3D printer, a Stratasys Dimension 1200. I've admired the reliability, repeatability, and quality of your machines. Your founder Scott Crump is a personal hero of mine and meeting him a few times was a highlight of my life.

Solvay supports COVID-19 efforts with materials expertise Belgian chemical company Solvay is leveraging its extensive expertise in thermoplastic materials-and especially medical-grade plastics-to support various efforts aimed at fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Easy Breath Face Mask anti Corona Filter Adapter #3Dprinting #3DThursday Blixinator shared this project on Thingiverse! See more! : Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models.

Superfeet Cranks Out 30,000 PPE Masks in 3D-Printing Facility Superfeet and Flowbuilt Manufacturing produced 30,000 PPE masks for the coronavirus pandemic in their 3-D printing facilities this week.

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