3D printing presents multi industry opportunities

The recent broadening in knowledge and understanding about 3D printing and additive manufacture have generated new business ideas and opportunities ranging from home hobby machines to printing buildings on other planets. Andrew Watts, CEO of international Building Engineers Newtecnic, reveals... View Article

3D Printing in concrete

Additive manufacturing removes design limitations for concrete components. Concrete components are traditionally made by casting. But the mold needed places significant limitations on design possibilities. 3D printing now provides new freedom in shaping. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich... View Article

World-first 3D printed store opens in London

Technology company AI BUILD and sustainable luxury fashion brand BOTTLETOP have launched a ground-breaking partnership, focusing on the use of advanced 3D printing technology as a means of achieving environmentally responsible construction. The first project of the partnership is challenging the retail space construction... View Article

Nature: 3D-Printing of Glass Now Possible

New Procedure Allows Complex Forms of Glass to Be Made by 3D-Printing Three-dimensional printing allows extremely small and complex structures to be made even in small series. A method developed at the KIT for the first time allows also glass... View Article
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BSRIA launches 3D printing at a glance guide

BSRIA has launched a 3D Printing Guide to answer the how?, what?, and why? and highlight the benefits especially its accuracy and speed. Launched this week, the At a Glance Guide offers quick facts and key issues on a myriad... View Article

3D printing shows its metal

Research into 3D printing using metal has produced the world’s first complex steel components and plans to print an entire steel bridge in mid air using automated robots. Stephen Cousins reports. The large scale application of 3D printing, or additive... View Article

Construction steelwork makes its 3D printing premiere

Using the latest 3D printing techniques, or more accurately, ‘additive manufacturing’ – the Arup team has produced a design method for critical structural steel elements for use in complex projects. The work signals a whole new direction for the use... View Article