News tagged with additive manufacturing

Cellulose from wood can be printed in 3-D

A group of researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have managed to print and dry three-dimensional objects made entirely by cellulose for the first time with the help of a 3D-bioprinter. They also added carbon nanotubes ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Materials Science
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The world's first printed jet engine

Monash University researchers along with collaborators from CSIRO and Deakin University have printed a jet engine. In fact Monash and their spin-out company Amaero, have printed two engines. One is on display this week at ...

dateFeb 25, 2015 in Engineering
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3D printing: The shape of things to come?

( —If you ask the proverbial man or woman in the street what they understand by the terms 'stereolithography', 'selective laser sintering' and 'fused deposition modelling', you're likely to be met with a blank ...

dateApr 11, 2014 in Engineering
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NASA boards the 3-D-manufacturing train

Given NASA's unique needs for highly custom­ized spacecraft and instrument components, additive manufacturing, or "3-D printing," offers a compelling alternative to more traditional manufacturing approaches.

dateFeb 05, 2014 in Space Exploration
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