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NASA Has Created 3D Printed Space Fabric

NASA has recently developed a new 3D printed space fabric that has numerous positive implications for the future. The fabric is made of metal and has the appearance of futuristic chain mail. It can be printed in one solid piece and also offers tensile strength, passive heat management, reflectivity, and foldability. Scientists hope that the…

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30 Most Influential Women in 3D Printing

30 Most Influential Women in 3D Printing

The 3D printing industry is a male-dominated industry, but it’s gradually changing. These are the 30 most influential women in 3D printing. The 3D printing industry is historically a very male-dominated industry, and you’d struggle to find many women in leading positions. But this situation is gradually changing for the better, and as the 3D…

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Using 3D Printed Robots in Fukushima

Recently engineers have had a constant stream of pushing the capabilities of 3D printers. We’ve got NASA printing rocket engines, a team in Amsterdam printing a bridge, a printer-maker designing a car jack, and now Nuclear Engineers printing up a robot to inspect a radioactive hatch too dangerous for human inspection. These are all things…

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How 3D Printing is Changing Golf

Golf is a game of inches and angles, of material strength and moment of impact, of constantly seeking a technological edge within the standards of centuries of tradition. That makes it the perfect test bed for the intersection of 3D printing and sport. 3D printing is already having on golf games of all forms, and…

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Texas Instruments Announces High-Resolution DLP9000 & DLP6500 Chipsets for 3D Printing

When you think of Dallas-based semiconductor designer and manufacturer Texas Instruments(NASDAQ: TXN), you likely get flashbacks to middle and high school math classes where you had to use a TI graphing calculator to plot points along a specific curve. When it comes to 3D scanning or printing, the company’s name is rarely mentioned. Texas Instruments, however, manufactures…

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