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Audi is increasingly using polymer 3D printing in automotive production

German automobile manufacturer Audi AG is expanding the use of 3D printers in production. Custom-designed and locally printed auxiliary tools from the 3D printer help employees on the production lines. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190410-audi-is-increasingly-using-polymer-3d-printing-in-automotive-production.html

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Watch Yngwie Malmsteen try to break the world’s first 3D printed, smash-proof guitar

Swedish metal giant Sandvik has unveiled what was described as “the world’s first smash-proof 3D printed guitar.” via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190410-watch-yngwie-malmsteen-try-to-break-the-worlds-first-3d-printed-smash-proof-guitar.html

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COS and Arthur Mamou-Mani present 3D printed bioplastic Conifera pavilion in Milan

Fashion brand COS has teamed up with French architect Arthur Mamou-Mani to present a large-scale 3D printed architectural installation made from renewable bioplastic bricks at this year's Milan design week. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190409-cos-and-arthur-mamou-mani-present-3d-printed-bioplastic-conifera-pavilion-in-milan.html

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Samsung Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor tricked by 3D printed fingerprint

Samsung's Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor tricked by 3D printed fingerprint http://bit.ly/2G4Asg3 #3dprinting If you bought a Samsung Galaxy S10, you might want to reconsider using your fingerprint to lockdown your device. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190409-samsungs-galaxy-s10-fingerprint-sensor-tricked-by-3d-printed-fingerprint.html

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Virginia Tech researchers integrate sensors into personalised 3D printed prosthetics

Researchers at Virginia Tech are integrating electronic sensors into personalized 3D printed prosthetics, a development that could lead to more affordable electric-powered prosthetics. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190405-virginia-tech-researchers-integrate-sensors-into-personalised-3d-printed-prosthetics.html

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Researchers 3D print metamaterials with unique microwave or optical properties

A team of engineers at Tufts University has developed a series of 3D printed metamaterials with unique microwave or optical properties. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190408-researchers-3d-print-metamaterials-with-unique-microwave-or-optical-properties.html

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3D printed rocket maker Relativity signs contract with Telesat for launching LEO constellation

Relativity, the Los Angeles-based manufacturer fo 3D printed rockets, has signed its first public commercial contract with Telesat, the renowned global satellite operator via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190405-3d-printed-rocket-maker-relativity-signs-contract-with-telesat-for-launching-leo-constellation.html

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Open Bionics teams with Hanger Clinic to bring 3D printed Hero Arm to US

Open Bionics announced on Thursday that it has partnered with Hanger Clinic to bring the first-ever medically-certified 3D-printed bionic arm to the United States. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190405-open-bionics-teams-with-hanger-clinic-to-bring-3d-printed-hero-arm-to-us.html

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Thyssenkrupp to launch Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub in Singapore

German conglomerate thyssenkrupp will build an Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub in Singapore in 2019. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190404-thyssenkrupp-to-launch-additive-manufacturing-techcenter-hub-in-singapore.html

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Researchers 3D print shrimp-inspired robot claw to produce underwater plasma

A snap from a snapping shrimp (known as the pistol shrimp) can create extreme pressures that will produce a flash of light and temperatures of 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit, producing plasma (a state of matter in which electrons are freed from their atoms). via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20190404-researchers-3d-print-shrimp-inspired-robot-claw-to-produce-underwater-plasma.html

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