3d printing

Interesting

Prototypes That Led to a Realistic Prosthetic Arm

Since the early 2000s, private companies, governments, and research labs have been developing prosthesis that are a lot more advanced than previous designs. WIRED talked with Easton LaChapelle, founder and CEO of Unlimited Tomorrow, to understand how he designed, tested, and adopted his prosthetic arm. The movie GENERATION IMPACT: THE INVENTOR, follows 25-year old innovator […]

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Startups

The Surprising Genius of 3D Printed Rockets

3D printing is poised to revolutionize manufacturing.  Why not the space industry as well? 3D printed rockets save on up front tooling, enable rapid iteration, decrease part count, and facilitate radically new designs.

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Future

Why This 3D-Printed House Will Change The World

The impact of this 3D-printing breakthrough for construction and for the buildings we all use could be huge. The B1M explores.

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Science

This Photon-Printed Carbon Is Stronger Than Diamond

Scientists might have reached the theoretical limit of how strong this particular material can get, designing the first-ever super-light carbon nanostructure that’s stronger than diamond. The latest development in the nanoworld of carbon comes from a team that has designed something called carbon plate-nanolattices. Under a scanning electron microscope, they look like little cubes, and […]

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Covid Pandemic Maker

3D Printed Respirator Face Mask

I love the innovation and passion shown by the 3D printing and maker community during the pandemic. The 3D Handyman shows you how to make a respirator with a Food-Safe 100% Silicone seal for about $2.75 in materials. Be sure to read his safety information.

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Covid Pandemic Maker

Custom 3D Printed Respirator Face Mask with Replaceable filters

The 3D Handyman shares an interesting technique to address the mask shortage in light of the COVID pandemic. However, there are safety concerns you should take seriously. Highlights added. I’m sharing this video here to inspire folks to use the tools and expertise at their disposal to fight this awful disease. Your safety is no […]

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Space

How to Build On Mars

Swarms of robots 3D printing from martian dust, cutting-edge engineering, NASA-recognised designs and inflatable pods that feel just like home. This is how we build on Mars. Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links, here – https://www.theb1m.com/video/this-is-how-we-build-on-mars  

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