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 to be used for this technique.
Last June, Beijing based construction outfit HuaShang Tengda made world headlines when it announced that it had printed a two-storey, 400 square metre home in 45 days.
Chinese 3D printed house company WinSun has signed a $1.45bn agreement with a Saudi Arabian contractor that could see 1.5 million affordable homes printed in the Gulf kingdom, which is struggling to cope with a housing shortage.
The ever-growing variety of 3D printing filaments is amazing -- we can now print in strong, flexible, glowing, and dissolvable plastics -- but sometimes plastic isn't the right material for the job. Sometimes, you just need metal!
- a major advance for bioprinting organs
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The US Army's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) has successfully fired the first 3D-printed grenade from a 3D-printed grenade launcher.
There's no doubt about it, this technology is a game-changer.
'The New Radical,' a documentary about 28-year-old Cody Wilson, premiered at Sundance, but not without contention. We spoke to Wilson and filmmaker Adam Bhala Lough to find out why.
Technoanarchist Cody Wilson and director Adam Bhala Lough discuss their new documentary on cryptowarriors, which covers issues from home-manufactured weapons to Bitcoin to Donald Trump.
A fascinating documentary about the creation of the printable gun, and the shady Bitcoin marketplace Darkmatters, reveals a controversial -- and obnoxious -- breed of hip outlaw anarchist.
Engineers at The University of Nottingham are developing lightweight automotive components using new additive manufacturing processes to boost vehicle fuel efficiency, while cutting noise and CO2 emissions.
The first commercially-available 3D Concrete Printer will be available for purchase soon - www.totalkustom.com
A father and son team in the START-UP NY program have invented a liquid metal printing machine that could represent a significant transformation in manufacturing.
3D printing has come a long way in the past few years. Printers that once could only produce thick plastic can now churn out flexible material, metal, and now even semi-permeable membranes.
US Army Research lab has created on demand custom 3d printing of drones.