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Chinese Hospital Fights Cancer; 3D Printed Surgical Models Allow Safety & Precision

Chinese Hospital Fights Cancer; 3D Printed Surgical Models Allow Safety & Precision

Countries, governments, and leaders around the world do not always see eye to eye on everything, to say the least. When it comes to cancer though, nearly all of us have been affected and are hoping for a cure–no matter where we live. While most of us are relegated to donating and helping to raise […]

Countries, governments, and leaders around the world do not always see eye to eye on everything, to say the least. When it comes to cancer though, nearly all of us have been affected and are hoping for a cure–no matter where we live. While most of us are...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Naomi Wu / SexyCyborg, Maker

3D Printing Spotlight On: Naomi Wu / SexyCyborg, Maker

When it comes to the global maker community and the spread of desktop 3D printing among individuals and smaller-scale operations, tech enthusiasts come in all shapes and sizes. One highly popular figure in the online community for makers is China’s Naomi Wu, who has garnered a significant deal of attention as she shares her projects […]

When it comes to the global maker community and the spread of desktop 3D printing among individuals and smaller-scale operations, tech enthusiasts come in all shapes and sizes. One highly popular figure in the online community for makers is China’s Naomi Wu, who...
Winbo's Super Helper 3D Printer is a Helper in the Classroom

Winbo's Super Helper 3D Printer is a Helper in the Classroom

3D printers are becoming more common in classrooms around the world, and that’s an encouraging sign. It’s widely agreed that children in school today will need to have at least a working knowledge of 3D printing in order to be able to fill the growing number of jobs that involve the technology, and the more […]

3D printers are becoming more common in classrooms around the world, and that’s an encouraging sign. It’s widely agreed that children in school today will need to have at least a working knowledge of 3D printing in order to be able to fill the growing...
RESA Wearables Brings Custom 3D Printed Insoles to Kiosks Around China

RESA Wearables Brings Custom 3D Printed Insoles to Kiosks Around China

Insoles aren’t expensive, and they can be purchased at most shoe stores and pharmacies to help with foot pain and discomfort. Depending on their quality, off-the-shelf insoles do provide some degree of comfort, but they don’t fully address many issues, leaving wearers vulnerable to further problems in the future. That’s why custom 3D printed insoles […]

Insoles aren’t expensive, and they can be purchased at most shoe stores and pharmacies to help with foot pain and discomfort. Depending on their quality, off-the-shelf insoles do provide some degree of comfort, but they don’t fully address many issues,...
Chinese Bridge Sports New, Extra-Strength 3D Printed Railings

Chinese Bridge Sports New, Extra-Strength 3D Printed Railings

In the Chinese city of Nanjing, a well-traveled bridge was deemed unsafe – namely, its railings weren’t stable enough. According to Li Jin, Chairman of Nanjing Jiayi Precision Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd, replacing the railings using traditional means would have taken at least a month. If you’ve had to deal with bridge construction on any of […]

In the Chinese city of Nanjing, a well-traveled bridge was deemed unsafe – namely, its railings weren’t stable enough. According to Li Jin, Chairman of Nanjing Jiayi Precision Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd, replacing the railings using traditional means...
Sositar Mould Company Embraces 3D Printing Alongside Complementary Technologies

Sositar Mould Company Embraces 3D Printing Alongside Complementary Technologies

A couple of years ago, the Chinese government announced the Made in China 2025 initiative, which would focus on upgrading the Chinese manufacturing industry over the coming decade with an emphasis on advanced technology. 3D printing has been a big part of the plan from the beginning, and it really shows, especially lately as more […]

A couple of years ago, the Chinese government announced the Made in China 2025 initiative, which would focus on upgrading the Chinese manufacturing industry over the coming decade with an emphasis on advanced technology. 3D printing has been a big part of the plan...
Shining 3D Announces EinScan Software V2.5 with Improvements in the 3D Scanning Experience

Shining 3D Announces EinScan Software V2.5 with Improvements in the 3D Scanning Experience

Founded in 2004, China’s Shining 3D offers 3D solutions to the world, to include equipment for 3D scanning, 3D printing, designing and manufacturing—even including a cloud platform with a completely established network. In the past couple of years they have submitted many applications for different patents for inventions, utility models, software copyrights, and more. As […]

Founded in 2004, China’s Shining 3D offers 3D solutions to the world, to include equipment for 3D scanning, 3D printing, designing and manufacturing—even including a cloud platform with a completely established network. In the past couple of years they have submitted...
Surgeons in China Remove Patient's Malignant Tumor and Six Vertebrae, Replace Them with 3D Printed Titanium Alloy Bones

Surgeons in China Remove Patient's Malignant Tumor and Six Vertebrae, Replace Them with 3D Printed Titanium Alloy Bones

I’m always fascinated at how 3D printing technology has been used during spinal procedures and surgery. 3D printed surgical guides have been used to help in scoliosis operations, and as far back as 2014, we’ve seen doctors perform surgeries using 3D printed vertebrae, and a 3D printed model for pre-planning, in places all over the […]

I’m always fascinated at how 3D printing technology has been used during spinal procedures and surgery. 3D printed surgical guides have been used to help in scoliosis operations, and as far back as 2014, we’ve seen doctors perform surgeries using 3D...
Chinese Studio Replicates Ancient Art Through 3D Printing

Chinese Studio Replicates Ancient Art Through 3D Printing

It’s really quite remarkable what 3D printing is capable of in the art world. Talented artists are using the technology to create works of art the likes of which have never been seen before, and many which could not have been created by any other means. But even ancient art is affected by 3D printing, […]

It’s really quite remarkable what 3D printing is capable of in the art world. Talented artists are using the technology to create works of art the likes of which have never been seen before, and many which could not have been created by any other means. But even...
World's First Robotic 3D Printed Modified Plastic Footbridges on Display at Tongji University

World's First Robotic 3D Printed Modified Plastic Footbridges on Display at Tongji University

When we talk about 3D printed bridges, they’re usually made out of heavy construction materials, like concrete or steel. But recently, Tongji University’s College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) unveiled the first robotic 3D printed bridges, which were made using modified plastic. The two black footbridges, which span 4 meters and 11 meters, graced the […]

When we talk about 3D printed bridges, they’re usually made out of heavy construction materials, like concrete or steel. But recently, Tongji University’s College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) unveiled the first robotic 3D printed bridges,...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Chloe Kow, Manager, Direct Metal Laser Melting, Star Rapid

3D Printing Spotlight On: Chloe Kow, Manager, Direct Metal Laser Melting, Star Rapid

British-owned rapid prototyping company Star Rapid, headquartered in China since 2005, was an early adopter of 3D printing technology, and underwent a rebranding campaign in January, changing its name from Star Prototype. The company is still focused on rapid prototyping, but is also offering all low-volume manufacturing as well. Star Rapid expanded its facility space and invested […]

British-owned rapid prototyping company Star Rapid, headquartered in China since 2005, was an early adopter of 3D printing technology, and underwent a rebranding campaign in January, changing its name from Star Prototype. The company is still focused on rapid...
Major HP Expansion: 3D Printing Business and Multi Jet Fusion Technology Expanding Across Asia-Pacific Region

Major HP Expansion: 3D Printing Business and Multi Jet Fusion Technology Expanding Across Asia-Pacific Region

From its introduction of blended reality Sprout platform to its innovative Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology, HP Inc. has been making major headway in 3D technologies. Ahead of last month’s RAPID + TCT event, HP shared some of its plans with us, explaining that it would be scaling its 3D printing business with a global reseller […]

From its introduction of blended reality Sprout platform to its innovative Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology, HP Inc. has been making major headway in 3D technologies. Ahead of last month’s RAPID + TCT event, HP shared some of its plans with us, explaining...
Chinese Researchers Use 4D Printing Technology to Construct Breast Implant for Cancer Patient

Chinese Researchers Use 4D Printing Technology to Construct Breast Implant for Cancer Patient

I’m not certain about other countries, but breast cancer is the most common type of cancer for women in the US. According to the American Cancer Society, roughly 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in US women in 2017 alone, and it is only surpassed by lung cancer as the leading […]

I’m not certain about other countries, but breast cancer is the most common type of cancer for women in the US. According to the American Cancer Society, roughly 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in US women in 2017 alone, and it is...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 10, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 10, 2017

We’re running the gamut for news stories today in 3D Printing News Briefs, bringing you news about 3D printing education and business, important partnerships, 3D printers, and 3D printing materials. Materialise is hosting a 3D Printing in Medicine course next week, and the former CTO of Boeing joined the board of directors at 3D Systems. […]

We’re running the gamut for news stories today in 3D Printing News Briefs, bringing you news about 3D printing education and business, important partnerships, 3D printers, and 3D printing materials. Materialise is hosting a 3D Printing in Medicine course next...
German Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Additive Manufacturing Process That Offers Corrosion and Wear Protection

German Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Additive Manufacturing Process That Offers Corrosion and Wear Protection

Just like boats need to be protected from rust, components need to be protected against wear and corrosion. There are special products you can apply to a boat to keep it rust-free, and you should also make sure to store it in a place that’s free from moisture; in the same vein, there are multiple ways […]

Just like boats need to be protected from rust, components need to be protected against wear and corrosion. There are special products you can apply to a boat to keep it rust-free, and you should also make sure to store it in a place that’s free from moisture;...
China's First Large Commercial Passenger Jet, Featuring 3D Printed Metal Parts, Makes Successful Maiden Flight

China's First Large Commercial Passenger Jet, Featuring 3D Printed Metal Parts, Makes Successful Maiden Flight

While it took China a little longer to embrace 3D printing technology, once companies across the country started to get on board, nothing could slow them down. Developments have been made in 3D printing with metal and in aerospace 3D printing, and earlier this month, the first large Chinese commercial passenger jet, featuring 3D printed parts, […]

While it took China a little longer to embrace 3D printing technology, once companies across the country started to get on board, nothing could slow them down. Developments have been made in 3D printing with metal and in aerospace 3D printing, and earlier this month,...
WinSun and AECOM Sign Memorandum of Understanding, Will Collaborate on 3D Printing Construction and Building Design

WinSun and AECOM Sign Memorandum of Understanding, Will Collaborate on 3D Printing Construction and Building Design

Engineering, architecture, and construction company WinSun, based in Shanghai and also known as Yingchuang Building Technique, has a lot of experience in 3D printing construction projects, from its garden villas and landscaping projects to its office buildings. The company is collaborating with the Saudi Arabian government in an effort to 3D print 1.5 million homes in five years, and […]

Engineering, architecture, and construction company WinSun, based in Shanghai and also known as Yingchuang Building Technique, has a lot of experience in 3D printing construction projects, from its garden villas and landscaping projects to its office buildings. The...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 16, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 16, 2017

3D printing, investments, and filaments, oh my! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Cytosurge’s FluidFM 3D printer wins an award at the IDTechEX Show!, while Print the Future is the first, and only, 3D printed furniture company to display at the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world. A concrete 3D printer prototype was […]

3D printing, investments, and filaments, oh my! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Cytosurge’s FluidFM 3D printer wins an award at the IDTechEX Show!, while Print the Future is the first, and only, 3D printed furniture company to display at the largest...
Chinese Sportswear Brand Peak Sport Releases 3D Printed Athletic "Future" Sneakers in Beijing

Chinese Sportswear Brand Peak Sport Releases 3D Printed Athletic "Future" Sneakers in Beijing

I feel like every other day we’re seeing the launch of another 3D printed pair of shoes, and now that the majority of these seem to be more functional than decorative, I’m totally on board. Several athletic gear companies have started to produce 3D printed athletic shoes, from Adidas and New Balance to Nike and Reebok; we’ve […]

I feel like every other day we’re seeing the launch of another 3D printed pair of shoes, and now that the majority of these seem to be more functional than decorative, I’m totally on board. Several athletic gear companies have started to produce 3D printed...
Renishaw Signs New Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre Partner and Technology Distributor in China

Renishaw Signs New Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre Partner and Technology Distributor in China

Metal additive manufacturing and metrology systems manufacturer Renishaw, headquartered in Gloucestershire, UK, upgraded its 3D printing division to a larger facility in 2015, and has continued expanding ever since. The company opened a Healthcare Centre for Excellence with a 3D printing production facility in 2016, and the company’s new North American headquarters, complete with an Additive Manufacturing […]

Metal additive manufacturing and metrology systems manufacturer Renishaw, headquartered in Gloucestershire, UK, upgraded its 3D printing division to a larger facility in 2015, and has continued expanding ever since. The company opened a Healthcare Centre for...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 11, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: April 11, 2017

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll talk about new 3D printing material colors, an industrial fair, how 3D printing technology was used to build brain models, a plant health product, and a carbon positive ceramic bowl, and then wrap things up with a little business news. colorFabb’s newest filament is now available […]

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll talk about new 3D printing material colors, an industrial fair, how 3D printing technology was used to build brain models, a plant health product, and a carbon positive ceramic bowl, and then wrap things...
3D Printing Helps a Man Grow a New Ear on His Arm

3D Printing Helps a Man Grow a New Ear on His Arm

You’ve probably heard the phrase “the walls have ears” but what you may not have heard is that in a hospital room in China, a man’s arm has ears too. Well, an ear actually. Before you start a Twitterstorm panicking about the state of human rights in China, let me assure you that this was […]

You’ve probably heard the phrase “the walls have ears” but what you may not have heard is that in a hospital room in China, a man’s arm has ears too. Well, an ear actually. Before you start a Twitterstorm panicking about the state of human...
3D Printing for Mourners: Chinese Funeral Home Turns to 3D Technologies to Reconstruct Faces of the Deceased for Open Casket Funerals

3D Printing for Mourners: Chinese Funeral Home Turns to 3D Technologies to Reconstruct Faces of the Deceased for Open Casket Funerals

Some people find the mourning process for the death of a loved one to be even more difficult if the deceased does not have an open casket funeral. This can happen if the deceased person suffered any disfiguring or deforming injuries, like in the case of a fire or car crash. While undertakers and mortuary […]

Some people find the mourning process for the death of a loved one to be even more difficult if the deceased does not have an open casket funeral. This can happen if the deceased person suffered any disfiguring or deforming injuries, like in the case of a fire or car...

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