First ever Polysulfone mold for Chinook helicopter part successfully 3D printed

A Polysulfone (PSU) mold, claimed to be the world’s first, has been successfully 3D printed and used to produce an oil drip pan for a Chinook, Boeing Vertol’s twin engine helicopter. The mold was created in a collaboration between Thermwood Corporation, Techmer PM, and Purdue University’s Comp...

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Posted on Oct 23, 2017

3D printed device studies the life of flies for a better understanding of AI

The Gilestro Lab at Imperial College London specializes in the study of sleep and how it affects our everyday lives. By focusing on this particular aspect of animals and humans, the research seeks to illuminate features of consciousness, asking if and why sleep is a necessary part of life. A complic...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2017

Ambionics 3D printed prosthetic arm for infants enters clinical trials

Infant developmental research shows that children under the age of two are more likely to naturally accept the use of an external prosthetic limb than those who are older. The problem is, at this age, children grow so quickly that it becomes uneconomical to fit them with a synthetic arm or leg. Some...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2017

$5 million funding regenerates CollPlant’s 3D printed organ development plans

Israeli regenerative medical materials developer CollPlant is to move ahead with its long-term “rhCollagen” project of developing 3D printed transplantable organs, thanks to a $ 5 million investment from US venture capital firm Alpha Capital in September.  This news comes after CollPl...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2017

Electrolux trials 3D printed spare parts on demand with Spare Parts 3D

Electrolux, a Swedish domestic appliance manufacturer, is performing a series of tests and analyses ahead of producing on demand 3D printed spare parts to its customers. Electrolux is conducting the test within its Asia Pacific range together with 3D printing service bureau Spare Parts 3D. The test ...

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Posted on Oct 19, 2017

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