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Student develops 3D printed headset to improve the recovery of spinal-cord injury patients

A Biomedical Engineering PhD student at the University of Glasgow has teamed up with HP and Autodesk to produce a 3D-printed electroencephalography (EEG) headset to improve the recovery of spinal-... more

Nextreme chiller platform cools 3D printing systems to ensure high-quality printed parts

The Nextreme Recirculating Chiller Platform from Laird Thermal Systems offers reliable and precise temperature control of 3D printing systems used in additive manufacturing applications in a wide ... more

Mitigating the risks of Additive Manufacturing

As has been seen during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are huge opportunities for 3D printing/additive manufacturing. But, while digital supply chains are needed, these can come with risks. Software-as-... more

RS Components rallies its DesignSpark engineering community to produce 3D-printed visors to help protect COVID-19 health workers

RS Components (RS) has embarked on a partnership with the National 3D Printing Society (N3DPS) in the UK to enable frontline health workers to quickly access vital personal protection equipment (PPE) ... more

MakerBot LABS Extruder transforms METHOD 3D printer into an Open Materials Platform

MakerBot has announced the availability of the MakerBot LABS Experimental Extruder for METHOD. The new extruder turns METHOD into an open materials platform, enabling users to print with a wide ... more

University of Manchester is 3D printing safety equipment for front-line NHS workers

The University of Manchester is repurposing specialised equipment across its campus to help produce safety equipment for NHS workers battling COVID-19 in an attempt to help reduce the critical demand ... more

BIOprinter: the ‘ultimate bio research instrument’

FELIXprinters has launched the BIOprinter, which it explains is designed to be the ultimate bio research instrument. According to the company, the global 3D bioprinting market – currently valued at ... more

Coalition to produce face shields leveraging 3D printers now numbers more than 150

A coalition of companies and universities assembled by Stratasys to produce face shields leveraging 3D printers now numbers more than 150. The list includes such companies as Boeing, Toyota Motor ... more

A complete AM solution for medical device manufacturers

Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) – also known as metal AM or 3D metal printing – is becoming a driving force in the production of many of today’s medical devices. In fact, orthopaedic implants with ... more

Renishaw loans 3D printers to 30 schools for a second year

After a successful pilot year of its 3D printer loan scheme, where global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, loaned 30 local schools a 3D printer for three months, the company has continued... more

MTC invests in additive manufacturing to boost production

Bolstering its ability to help UK manufacturers enhance their manufacturing processes, the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), a UK-based independent research and technology organization, has ... more

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