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University of Canterbury students Joel Tregurtha and Te Matau O Te Rangi Allen with the 3D prototype of the brown marmorated stink bug model they’ve made.

3D printed bug to raise awareness of invasion threat

Two University of Canterbury students have spent their summer developing and 3D printing a model stink bug to help raise...
Devin Young demonstrates the new Impossible Objects CBAM 3D Printer at Weber State University’s Miller Advanced Research and Solutions Center on January 6, 2023.

Weber State uses 3D printing for aerospace support, research

Weber State University is using 3D printing to advance its research on composite materials that support northern Utah’s aerospace and...
A team of ORNL researchers used neutron diffraction experiments to study the 3D-printed ACMZ alloy and observed a phenomenon called “load shuffling” that could inform the design of stronger, better-performing lightweight materials for vehicles. Credit: ORNL, U.S. Dept. of Energy

Scientists use neutrons to discover strengthening behavior in alloys

A team of ORNL researchers used neutron diffraction experiments to study the 3D-printed ACMZ alloy and observed a phenomenon called...
Digital representations of a human brain created using a technique developed by researchers at CU Boulder and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. (Credit: Jacobson, et al., 2022, 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing; CC-BY 4.0)

CU research team moves one step closer to printing models of life-like 3D organs

A team of University of Colorado researchers has developed a new strategy for transforming medical images, such as CT or...
Rotating detonation rocket engine, or RDRE hot fire test at Marshall Space Flight Center.
Credits: NASA

NASA Validates Propulsion Design for Deep Space Missions Made from Novel AM Methods

As NASA takes its first steps toward establishing a long-term presence on the Moon’s surface, a team of propulsion development...
3D-printed radio antennas. Credit: University of Sheffield

3D-printed antennas developed by EEE researchers could bring 5G and 6G to remote communities

3D-printed radio antennas that could help bring stronger mobile phone signals and faster internet connections to people living in remote...
Erica Corral Texas A&M

How Additive Manufacturing Can Transform Hypersonic Engine Technologies

Hypersonic weapons travel at least five times the speed of sound and are critical to U.S. national security measures. Advanced...
A sample of additive metal manufacturing produced using a machine learning approach in combination with operando synchrotron x-ray imaging. Credit: Photo by Tom Cogill for UVA Engineering

Detecting additive manufacturing defects in real-time

A research team led by Tao Sun, associate professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Virginia, has...
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Researchers Tested Time Depended Performance of 3D Printing Materials Used for Art Projects

A team of researchers at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, has tested two of the most popular materials used to 3D...
An artistic render of a battery being created using a 3D printer.

$238K NSF Fellowship To Advance Battery Technology With 3D Printing

ʻi at Mānoa College of Engineering Assistant Professor Tyler Ray has earned a two-year, $237,916 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to explore innovative fabrication techniques...
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Simulation of the formation of a columnar microstructure in the laser melt pool

Fraunhofer Institute Researchers Develop Solution To Simulate the Entire Process Chain of Laser Powder Bed Fusion

Additive manufacturing of tools using a laser powder bed fusion process offers a great number of advantages: It is economical,...
Daniel Salas demonstrates how the hidden magnetic tag can store a cache of information within an item.

Using Additive Manufacturing To Detect Counterfeited Parts

Texas A&M Researchers are applying metal additive manufacturing techniques to embed a hidden cache of information within products to help...