All posts of Brooke Hahn

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3D Printing Geopolymers Recycled from Coal Byproducts

Research into 3D printing consistently yields new methods and materials for additive manufacturing to make use of. Among the most exciting recent material advances was produced by a research team from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. By experimenting with fly ash, a byproduct of coal combustion, scientists at NTU were able to produce a 3D […]
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Students Revolutionize Medical Training with 3D Printing

Students at the University of Alabama in Huntsville have recently catapulted the study of medicine at the school’s College of Nursing into the future, using 3D printing technology to create the tools necessary for realistic medical training simulations. As reported by the 3D Printing Industry, Dr. Lori Lioce, and Norvern Goddard, two scientists working at the […]

Managing 3D Printed Parts With Blockchain Technology

3D printing is one of the most useful industries to come from modern technology. The uses are numerous. Many people are working hard to make this technology accessible and reliable. One of the biggest innovators in 3D printing appears to be General Electric. This company is making waves in 3D printing by combining their work […]
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Netherlands Builds World’s First Commercial 3D Printed Houses

3D Printing Technology in the Netherlands   The city of Eindhoven in the Netherlands is soon to be home to a community of five homes built sustainably and efficiently using 3D printing. The community, known as Project Milestone, will begin with a small, 1,000-square foot home with walls just under 2 inches thick. Later houses […]
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Scientists 3D Print Human Heart Tissue

3D Printing News A major breakthrough in the world of 3D printing and medical science has just occurred in Chicago, as medical technology firm BIOLIFE4D has successfully printed a human cardiac patch. Reported by 3ders.org, the patch made by the group was especially notable for including multiple different kinds of cells rather than just a […]
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GM Realizes Massive Cost Savings with 3D Printing

Automotive manufacturing giant General Motors, a company that was among the first automakers to seriously explore the potential of 3D printing, recently revealed that it has saved $300,000 over a two year period as a result of the technology. The company now hopes to save millions more by implementing and standardizing 3D printing more widely […]
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Adidas Prepares for Mass Manufacturing with 3D Printing

Footwear giant Adidas recently announced its plans to greatly expand the role of 3D printing in its manufacturing processes. The company is planning an ambitious project to put 3D-printed midsoles into as many as 100,000 pairs of shoes by the end of 2018, with millions of pairs featuring the midsoles within a few years.   […]

3D Printing as an Art Activity for Kids

With 3D printing technology becoming more and more widespread, it’s increasingly important that kids be taught how to use 3D printers at a young age. Though 3D printers need to be introduced in ways that are fun and engaging for children, it’s also important that the activities kids perform using these devices are educational and […]
Young Male Biathlon Competitor Practicing at Shooting Range, Standing Position. Using 3D printing parts

3D Printing Provides Competitive Edge at The Olypmics

By the time an athlete has reached the level of competing in the Olympics, they are already operating at the top of their field. As physical techniques are refined from arts to sciences, shaving a hundredth of a second off a run, or adding a tenth of a point to an athlete’s score is of […]

American Military Explores Sustainable 3D Printing With Recycled Materials

In the most recent of several research studies by the American military into potential applications of 3D printing, the United States Army and Marine Corps have entered into a joint project to explore the use of recycled plastic filaments. The goal of the study is to successfully use the PET plastic found in common water […]