Huisman’s 3D printed WAAM hook lifts 80,000 kg load

Huisman, a worldwide provider and manufacturer of heavy construction equipment headquartered in the Netherlands, has announced the the first successful load test of a 3D printed crane hook. For use in offshore lifting operations, the hook, which weighs approximately 1,000kg, was made using wire ar...

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Posted on Jan 17, 2018

World’s first 3D printed toilets coming to India with Singapore’s Hamilton Labs

Concrete/cement 3D printers have real potential to become a low-cost, fast-acting, solution in construction. Typically powered by a robotic arm, these large scale 3D printers are capable of working 24/7 with theoretically minimal manual input. In many cases, the technology has been used to make buil...

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Posted on Jan 17, 2018

FDA clears “first ever” 3D printed spine implant to treat of multiple injuries

Metal additive manufacturing has hit on a clear niche within the healthcare industry for producing small and complex medical grade implants at scale. Many 3D printing companies working within medicine have a portfolio of devices for the purpose, typically including a sample of 3D printed cages used ...

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Posted on Jan 16, 2018

TU Delft’s 3D printed metamaterial hip puts a spring in the step

Metamaterials are materials engineered with properties that allow them to behave outside, or “beyond”, their nature. They come in many different forms with varying capabilities, including electric and sonic manipulation, or the way they deform under pressure, i.e. auxetic metamaterials. ...

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Posted on Jan 15, 2018

Study finds 3D printed titanium scaffolds better than current bone-grafting treatments

At Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin, “Europe’s largest University clinic,” researchers are working to prove that, in specific cases, 3D printed titanium-mesh scaffolds offer a better alternative to conventional bone-grafting techniques using a patient’s own bone. The tr...

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Posted on Jan 13, 2018

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