Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing August 15, 2023

Researcher receives grant to develop 3D printable robots for search-and-rescue operations

A Worcester Polytechnical Institute researchers received an NSF grant to developed 3D-printed robots that swim, crawl, climb and dive for search-and-rescue operations.

By Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Additive Manufacturing July 14, 2023

Highly conductive metallic gel for 3D printing created

North Carolina State University researchers have developed a metallic gel that is highly electrically conductive and can be used to print 3D solid objects at room temperature. See video.

By Matt Shipman
Additive Manufacturing May 11, 2023

Researchers 3D print a miniature vacuum pump

The device would be a key component of a portable mass spectrometer that could help monitor pollutants, perform medical diagnoses in remote areas.

By Adam Zewe
Additive Manufacturing May 5, 2023

How additive manufacturers are improving efficiency, sustainability for the future

Additive manufacturers are expanding and enhancing their reach beyond the printing concept and leveraging their expertise and the potential digital technologies provide.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Additive Manufacturing April 11, 2023

Technique uses humidity to make 3D printing faster, more efficient

Researchers have devised a technique that uses humidity to make 3D printing faster and more efficient for small and complex structures.

By University of Missouri
Additive Manufacturing February 9, 2023

The role of additive manufacturing in the factory of the future

With its ability to create complex shapes and highly customized products, additive manufacturing could revolutionize the way we make things.

By David Spergel
3D printed thermoplastic on woven-carbon fiber reinforcement. Courtesy: NC State University
Additive Manufacturing November 13, 2022

New tech solves longstanding challenges for self-healing materials

The latest technology resolves two longstanding challenges for self-healing materials and extend the lifespan of structural components.

By Matt Shipman
Through laser powder bed fusion, the discovered eutectic high-entropy alloy can be used to develop complex, nanolayered structures.
Additive Manufacturing October 23, 2022

3D-printed alloys form nanostructures

Researchers achieved the 3D-printed, nanostructured high-entropy alloys that display both high strength and ductility for the first time.

By Michelle Revels
IMTS additive manufacturing
Additive Manufacturing September 22, 2022

Additive manufacturing impacts sustainability, innovation

Additive manufacturing (AM) is being utilized to drive the future of sustainable technology forward and encouraging innovation. Six indirect impacts and two direct impacts are highlighted.

By Morgan Green
Additive Manufacturing September 2, 2022

Programmable materials that sense movements developed

A method for 3D printing materials with tunable mechanical properties that sense how they are moving and interacting with the environment has been developed.

By Adam Zewe