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January 14th, 2019

3D printed bridge opens in Shanghai after being built in 35 days

Last month we covered Shanghai Machinery Construction Group’s gigantic 3D printer printing the world’s largest plastic 3D print in the form of a pedestrian bridge. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190114-3d-printed-bridge-opens-in-shanghai-after-being-built-in-35-days.html

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Tekna invests €5M in metal powder production for additive manufacturing in France

Canada-based firm Tekna recently announces that it has made a €5M investment for the production of spherical powders intended for additive manufacturing at its new industrial site in Mâcon, France and shipped the first batches of spherical powders to its clients in November 2018. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190114-tekna-invests-5m-in-metal-powder-production-for-additive-manufacturing-in-france.html

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Beelden op Paaseiland stonden bij drinkwaterbronnen

Beelden op Paaseiland stonden bij drinkwaterbronnen Daan Couwenbergh 14 januari 2019 De moai, de mysterieuze beelden op Paaseiland, zijn nog altijd omgeven met veel raadsels. Vooral de manier waarop ze gebouwd zijn. Archeologen en antropologen van de Binghamton University, State University of New York hebben een klein stukje van het mysterie opgehelderd. Uit hun onderzoek blijkt dat de Moai zijn …Continue reading →

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University of Michigan light-based 3D printer is 100 times faster than normal

Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed a new approach which can 3D print lifts complex shapes from a vat of liquid at up to 100 times faster than conventional 3D printing processes. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190114-university-of-michigans-light-based-3d-printer-is-100-times-faster-than-normal.html

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The VIBA Jane is a 3D printed variant of the Honda Monkey

The Honda Monkey is a commuter motorcycle that’s a reimagining of the minibike Z series that was popular in the ’70s; via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190114-the-viba-jane-is-a-3d-printed-variant-of-the-honda-monkey.html

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