3D Printing News Sliced: NASA, NCSU, EOS and the solar eclipse

Today in Sliced we have an update on the latest 3D printing developments in research,  business, engineering, medicine and design. This features: NASA, NURBS, RangeVision 3D scanners, the University of Southern Denmark, MVJ College of Engineering, Fracktal Works, EOS, North Carolina State Universit...

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Posted on Aug 18, 2017

Chemical giant BASF acquires Innofil3D for its 3D printing strategy

German chemical company BASF New Business (BNB), that announced the forthcoming launch of a dedicated 3D printing company in July this year, has acquired premium filament maker Innofil3D. The Dutch company, which is headquartered in Emmen, has been acquired 100% by BASF and will play a central role ...

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Posted on Aug 18, 2017

Marines evaluate mobile Fab Lab to expedite repair and supply

The U.S. Marine Corps is evaluating the utility of an expeditionary fabrication laboratory (X-FAB) for on-demand crisis response. A self-contained fab lab, the 20 x 20 foot unit is stocked with four 3D printers, CAD software and a 3D scanner. It can be deployed with battalion-level Marine maintenanc...

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Posted on Aug 18, 2017

Added Scientific address skills shortage with UK 3D printing courses

Added Scientific is an official spin-out of the Centre for Additive Manufacturing at the University of Nottingham, home to Xaar’s High Speed Sintering (HSS) process and a $ 28.6 million advanced manufacturing facility. For the first time since its incorporation in 2015, the company is deliveri...

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Posted on Aug 17, 2017

Cancer diseased spine replaced by 3D printed vertebrae at Shanghai Changzheng Hospital

In an operation believed to be the first of its kind in the world, surgeons at the Shanghai Changzheng Hospital have replaced a portion of a woman’s spine with metal 3D printed vertebrae. The operation was conducted to intervene in a rare case of cancer that affects cartilage cells, and report...

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Posted on Aug 17, 2017

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