Producing tools and structures in space has been a challenge for decades. We have now found ways of bringing 3D printing to space, integrating extraterrestrial materials into 3D printing, and even printing functions into materials. These advances seem to...
Desktop Metal introduced their awaited Studio System and Production System in April, two different 3D metal printing systems that are innovative to the 3D printing industry on a whole.These releases came following large investments from a number of known...
Satellites are often thought of as being behemoths made of steel and solar panels, but an 18 year old Indian student named Rifath Shaarook has 3D printed a satellite that fits in the palm of your hand. The ultra-light...
When erasable ink pens hit the market, I was overjoyed. Something about the smooth feel of gel ink and the friction-induced disappearing act that let me write both legibly and impermanently spurred me to buy nearly every kind of...
Space travel requires us to be able to make use of materials which are present on extraterrestrial surfaces. Until now, much of the research into 3D printing objects from extraterrestrial materials has been done with hard materials. According to...
It was only last year when Kodama’s shook up the 3D printer world by the introduction of the Trinus 3D printer. This product consists of a combination 3D printer and laser engraver that was built for home use. At...
Find a Better Way, founded by Sir Bobby Charlton, was involved in funding related to the University of Glasgow last year. This partnership came about with an aim of being able to develop limbs printed by 3D machines. As...
Xometry, an on-demand manufacturing company with capabilities in CNC machining and additive manufacturing, has managed to secure $15 million in funding from a group of venture companies. This capital was raised by Highland Capital Partners, GE Ventures, and BMW...
If you haven’t heard of it yet, it’s time you did. The Dolphin Board of Awesome is the first 3D printed, recyclable, compostable surfboard in the entire world. Surfers are known for coming up with projects that connect to...
Voodoo Manufacturing has recently received $5,000,000 in funding from General Catalyst, the Y Combinator Continuity Fund, and other investors. Voodoo is a company that wants to bring the same autonomy found in self-driving cars away from the roads and...

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