Tag Archive: 3D Printing

Aug 07 2015

Divergent Microfactories: The World’s first 3D-printed Supercar

The Divergent Blade is built on a carbon fiber tubular chassis and is the world’s first 3D-printed supercar, check it out below.  

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Jun 17 2015

ESA: Hot firing of world’s first 3D-printed platinum thruster chamber

This is the world’s first spacecraft thruster made using a 3D printer and it passed its baptism of fire brilliantly as seen in this clip from the European Space Agency.  

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Dec 17 2014

3D Systems: Derby the dog | Running on 3D Printed Prosthetics

See how unique, custom-3D printed prosthetics allow derby the dog to run for the first time. 3D Systems is a 3D printing company specializing in 3D printers, print materials, professional and consumer custom-parts services and 3D imaging and customization software.  

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Nov 22 2014

This Week @NASA: NASA is with you when you fly

NASA invited social media members Nov. 18 and 19 to the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center for a two-day event highlighting the ways NASA is with you when you fly. The NASA social gave participants an exclusive look at the latest tools and technologies being developed to improve the efficiency, safety and adaptability of air …

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Sep 21 2014

Avi Reichental: What’s next in 3D printing

Just like his beloved grandfather, Avi Reichental is a maker of things. The difference is, now he can use 3D printers to make almost anything, out of almost any material. Reichental tours us through the possibilities of 3D printing, for everything from printed candy to highly custom sneakers.  

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Jul 07 2014

NASA: NIAC Contour Crafting

NIAC Contour Crafting, Robotic construction of Lunar and Martian infrastructure. A NASA Innovative Advanced Concept (NIAC) project. USC Center for Rapid Automated Fabrication Technologies (CRAFT).  

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Mar 27 2014

The Glaucus – A quadrupedal soft robot with no hard moving parts

Published on Mar 24, 2014 The Glaucus, named after the Blue Sea Slug (Glaucus Atlanticus), is an open source soft robotic quadruped from Super-Releaser. It is a proof of concept for a method developed at Super-Releaser that can reproduce nearly any geometry modeled on the computer as a seamless silicone skin. The company hopes to …

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Mar 18 2014

Anthony Atala: Printing a human kidney

Published on Mar 15, 2013 Surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrates an early-stage experiment that could someday solve the organ-donor problem: a 3D printer that uses living cells to output a transplantable kidney. Using similar technology, Dr. Atala’s young patient Luke Massella received an engineered bladder 10 years ago; we meet him onstage.  

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Nov 06 2013

Eric Drexler: A Future of Radical Abundance – Transforming the Material Basis of Civilization

The researcher, author and futurist Eric Drexler coined the concept of molecular nanotechnology 26 years ago. The future that he outlined in his book “Engines of creations” was then questioned by many. Now Drexler returns with a somewhat developing vision, where the concept of nanotechnology is replaced with APM (Atomically Precise Manufacturing). He clarify s …

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Apr 05 2013

Skylar Tibbits: The emergence of “4D printing”

FILMED FEB 2013 • POSTED APR 2013 • TED2013 TED presents fellow Skylar Tibbits who s shaping the next development, which he calls 4D printing, where the fourth dimension is time. This emerging technology will allow us to print objects that then reshape themselves or self-assemble over time. [KGVID width=”720″ height=”400″]http://www.ourprg.com/Video/SkylarTibbits_2013U-480p.mp4[/KGVID]  

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