Robotic gripper made with 3D printing can hold, twist, and sense objects

3D printing and soft robotics have come together once again. This time it is in the form os a soft robotic gripper that can discern, grip and manipulate objects without being pre-programmed to do so. The device, developed by engineers and roboticists at the University of California, San Diego, utili...

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Posted on Oct 12, 2017

Made In Space 3D prints first-ever extended objects in a space-like environment

In March we reported on a system and method for assembling a spacecraft such as a satellite in space from Made In Space. Now photos and more details are available demonstrating how Made In Space plans to additively manufacture extended structures off-earth. In conjunction with NASA, testing is under...

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Posted on Aug 11, 2017

Children benefit from exoskeleton made on Sinterit desktop SLS 3D printer

In partnership with 3D printer manufacturer Sinterit, designer Bartłomiej Gaczorek has designed a custom fitting exoskeleton for children with SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy). The genetic condition, which can severely impede the lives of young children, causes a loss of movement in limbs due to dysfu...

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Posted on Aug 1, 2017

3D Printing News Sliced: IKEA, 3D Hubs, Made in Space, Roboze, Spatial Corp

3D printing news to be Sliced today features: 3D Hubs, IKEA, Bea Åkerlund, DyeMansion, Materflow, Wazp, Roboze, Inovsys, Fridman Gallery, Spatial and Made in Space. 3D Hubs announces … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jul 12, 2017

U.S. Marines launch Nibbler drone made on combat zone 3D printer

Within the next few weeks, the U.S. Marines are set to launch a 3D printed drone as part of their combat operations. Named “The Nibbler”, … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jun 16, 2017

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