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The Additive Manufacturing Collection
Stay up to date on the advances in additive manufacturing. This collection highlights new applications of 3D printing, metal printing methods, materials development, medical devices, and bioprinting.
Infographic: The Growth of Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace
Apr 26, 2022
Despite a global pandemic, additive manufacturing within the aerospace industry continues to grow. Explore our infographic for the latest trends.
5 Popular Applications for Design for Additive Manufacturing
Feb 14, 2023
Design for additive manufacturing is the process by which parts and products are specifically designed to be made using AM technologies. Although the basics are easy to understand, becoming an expert can be challenging, especially as the capability of additive technologies rapidly advances.
Drone Fleet Uses 3D Printing to Build Large-Scale Structures
Jan 26, 2023
Researchers at Imperial College in London have developed a 3D-printing system that uses multiple drones to build vertical structures while in flight, as well as to monitor and adjust their building capabilities in real time.
Advanced 3D Bioprinting Produces Tumors and Bone
Jan 12, 2023
A Penn State research lab has made recent advances in bioprinting bone and breast cancer tumors to heal bone defects and to study cancer.
Novel Heat Treatment to Unlock High-Temperature, 3D-Printed Components
Jan 10, 2023
Using a unique heat treatment process that transforms the structure of alloys in post-production, researchers are now able to 3D print high-temperature components like gas turbine blades that are stronger and more durable than ever before.
Video: American Manufacturing Set for Resurgence
Dec 12, 2022
Bringing back factory jobs means rethinking business as usual for manufacturers.
A 3D Nano Ink for Stronger, Lighter Builds
Dec 6, 2022
A new polymer nanocomposite ink could replace epoxies now used for 3D printing and provide a higher strength-to-weight ratio, customization, flexibility, resistance to corrosion or erosion, and even exhibit thermal and magnetic properties.
3D Printing at the Nanoscale
Nov 7, 2022
Engineers at Purdue University have combined multi-photon lithography with spatiotemporal focusing of femtosecond laser pulses to create complex, 3D nanostructures in one continuous process that are about 25 microns wide.
New 3D-Printing Process Uses Light to Make Complete Glass Microstructures
Oct 20, 2022
Cal-Berkeley researchers developed a single-step 3D printing process called Computed Axial Lithography using tomographic reconstruction.
3D-Printed Sensor Could Serve All of Humanity in Space
Sep 28, 2022
A group at MIT’s Microsystems Technology Laboratories has developed an inexpensive miniature retarding potential analyzer (RPA) for mini satellites using a 3D printer.
3D-Printing Goes Mobile
Aug 2, 2022
A company has fit a plastics recycling and additive manufacturing set up in a shipping container.