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March 29th, 2018

Manchester students 3D print robotic prosthetic hand for under $500

A group of students from the University of Manchester is lending a helping hand by designing a low-cost 3D printed robotic hand. The 3D printed prosthetic can be made for as little as £307 ($430), and is capable of performing a range of functions. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180329-manchester-students-3d-print-robotic-prosthetic-hand-for-under-500.html

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Raise 3D releases new Pro2 Series 3D printers, for Flexible Manufacturing

The release of a new 3D printer from pioneering company Raise 3D is definitely a reason to get excited, and their latest machine could point towards a new phase in the implementation of 3D printing technology into the manufacturing world. Known as the Pro2 Series, this new range of 3D printers is superficially similar to the company’s previous N2 Series. …Continue reading →

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Sciaky brings EBAM 3D printing to Brazil following major deal

Sciaky, Inc., the metal additive manufacturing (AM) specialist pioneering the use of Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) 3D printing, has entered into an agreement with Farcco Tecnologia to increase sales of its 3D printers in Brazil. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180329-sciaky-brings-ebam-3d-printing-to-brazil-following-major-deal.html

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3D printed replicas of Wall Streets Fearless Girl statue go on sale for $6,500

If you don’t know it by name, you’ll certainly be familiar with the famous “Fearless Girl” statue which was installed in Manhattan’s Financial District last year. The bronze statue, designed by artist Kristen Visbal and commissioned by investment firm State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), stands down Wall Street’s notorious “Charging Bull” statue, highlighting the importance of gender diversity in leadership …Continue reading →

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This smart 3D printed Lawnmower Robot can be controlled with a Playstation joypad

Maker [v.loschiavo] has developed an incredible 3D printed Lawnmower Robot for the 2018 Hackaday Prize. The robot is solar-powered, made from 3D printed ABS components, and can be controlled with a Playstation controller. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180329-this-smart-3d-printed-lawnmower-robot-can-be-controlled-with-a-playstation-joypad.html

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Genesis Essentia concept car boasts 3D printed interior and transparent roof

Genesis, Hyundai Motor Group’s luxury vehicle brand, has got the auto world abuzz with its recently unveiled Essentia Concept car. The luxury car, a battery-powered electric vehicle with 3D printed components, was presented at the New York International Auto Show this week. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180329-genesis-essentia-concept-car-boasts-3d-printed-interior-and-transparent-roof.html

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Could this $500 open-source printer be the RepRap of 3D bioprinters?

Researchers from Adam Feinberg’s lab at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an open-source 3D bioprinter that can be built affordably using a modified desktop 3D printer. The large-volume extruder (LVE) component of the bioprinter can be 3D printed. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180329-could-this-500-open-source-printer-be-the-reprap-of-3d-bioprinters.html

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