Batteries . We use them everywhere and all the time to the point of having become seriously dependent on them. That is exactly why it may come as a surprise how in this current era of constant innovation meant to make our lives easier there is that one single component embedded on most of ours daily used gadgets that has barely changed in the last 40 years since its conception
A bronze artefact previously thought to have been the butt of a spear has been revealed to be the mouthpiece of an ancient horn. Go here to read the rest: The music of bronze-age Celts revealed through 3D printing
The compact, versatile Objet30 Dental Prime 3D Printer brings precision digital dentistry to smaller dental labs. Once again Stratasys is expanding the world of digital dentistry with a dental 3D printer that sets new standards for price and performance.
Research on 3D printing (also called additive manufacturing) has increased the accessibility of the technology to the general public. Today you can even buy your own 3D printer, although at a steep price—the cost of these systems has hindered their wide-scale use.
So how does 3D printing work really? Actually there is not one simple answer to this, since ’3D printing’ includes many different technologies.
NASA has previously tested simple 3D-printed rocket components, such as combustion chambers and fuel injectors , but if the technique is to be practical, it has to cope with more complex items. Case in point is this 3D-printed rocket engine turbopump.
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This week's Dezeen Mail includes the world's first technique for 3D printing with molten glass (pictured), Zaha Hadid's campaign to resuscitate her Tokyo Olympic stadium , and a house embedded into a cliff in Chile . There's also the latest news , jobs and reader comments from Dezeen. Read Dezeen Mail issue 268 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail
Hamburg Ship Model Basin (HSVA), a German-based shipping and marine supplier, has reduced lead times for prototype ship model components by 70% and production costs by 30% by bringing Stratasys 3D printing in-house. The Stratasys Objet Eden350V 3D Printer provides in-house production capabilities, reducing lead times by 70%