In what is believed to be a world first, engineers have 3D printed the entire engine body of a VK-2500 helicopter, reducing the time to manufacture it to just 14 days.
Leading plastic additive manufacturing provider Forecast 3D has been acquired by GKN Powder Metallurgy, the largest producer of metal power and parts in the world.
3D printing isn’t a vision of the future; it’s here now.
Clinicians at the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the UK can now print patient-specific models on demand thanks to new in-house medical 3D printing facilities.
A 3D printed heart that can be custom created for those needing a transplant has been a goal for some time, but recreating the highly complex organ has remained a dream so far.
Imagine if your favourite pair of jeans could last forever, thanks to self-repairing polymer chains in the fabric.
The space stations and satellites of the future could be made and constructed in space using robotic manufacturing, and the first steps towards making this a reality are already happening.
A 3D makeup printer launched today is harnessing technology to offer consumers an on-demand beauty experience.
First emerging as a concept back in the 1980, additive manufacturing in which 3D objects are produced from a model on a computer by building up layers of material, is by no means a new technology.
Imagine ordering shoes that are made without waste; are intricately constructed to improve your workout or are even custom-made to fit your feet while costing the same as an off-the-shelf pair.
Perhaps the most talked-about technological advancement in the world of manufacturing over the last decade has been additive manufacturing.
A newly unveiled 3D printed prosthetic leg socket is stepping up the style of prosthetics while adding sensor technology to provide the user with real-time insights.
The traditional manufacturing market is worth $12tn, and HP is betting that 3D printing will take a big slice of that lucrative pie.
Scientists from German research organisation Fraunhofer have devised a process to make 3D printed bones that are more realistic and less likely to be rejected by the human body than previous versions.
Construction robots will become a staple of building projects within half a decade, according to the co-founder of robotic construction company MX3D.
The financial year of 2017/18 saw the highest number of organs ever donated in the UK.
A 3D printed reef assembled like a giant Lego set is hoped to offer a technology-driven solution to the ocean’s declining coral population.
From prosthetic legs to cars, 3D printing is a manufacturing game-changer.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has outlined the need for advanced manufacturing techniques, such as 3D printed drugs, in the pharmaceutical industry.
For consumers, 3D printing has failed to become the must-have technology that many predicted.
3D printing is forecast to disrupt international trade as we know it, according to a report by ING.
Adidas’s new chief executive took over in October and has set out his new vision to push the sportwear brand.