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December 18th, 2018

Ambionics: Father helps other kids after 3D printing hydraulic arm for two-year old son

A father started prosthetics company Ambionics after designing a hydraulic 3D-printed arm for his two-year old son. Prosthetics serve as an example of an industry that’s been totally turned on its head thanks to the explosion of affordable 3D printing options. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20181218-ambionics-father-3d-prints-hydraulic-arm-for-his-two-year-old-son.html

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Russische soldaat Huis van Hilde heeft een naam gekregen

Russische soldaat Huis van Hilde heeft een naam gekregen Daan Couwenbergh 18 december 2018 De Russische soldaat in het Huis van Hilde heeft een naam gekregen. Het museum had het publiek gevraagd om een nieuwe naam te kiezen voor de soldaat, van wie de reconstructie in oktober werd gepresenteerd. Zijn nieuwe naam: ‘Casimir’, ook wel ‘verkondiger van de vrede’. Opgegraven …Continue reading →

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The stiffest possible material is 3D printed by ETH Zurich

In a collaborative effort between researchers at ETH Zurich and MIT, a material was 3D printed with a stiffness that comes notably close to the theoretical maximum limit of a stiffness to weight ratio possible according to the laws of physics. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20181218-the-stiffest-possible-material-is-3d-printed-3th-zurich.html

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Optomec acquires Huffman for 3D metal printing gas turbine replacement parts

Production-grade metal 3D printing leader Optomec Inc., headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is looking to expand its business with the acquisition of an out-of-state company. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20181218-optomec-acquires-huffman-for-3d-metal-printing-gas-turbine-replacement-parts.html

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