Tag Archives: 3D printing

3D printed bones

Medical applications for 3D printing continue to surprise. In China a few months ago, 62 year old Ms Lu was diagnosed with a form of bone tumour. Until recently it would have been incurable and very painful. Using a 3D … Continue reading

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Dextrus bionic hand

This 3D printed hand is being developed by a guy in the US, for his friend in Afghanistan who needs a new one. I found it via Open Bionics page on Ploos.   Open Source design and 3D printing technology … Continue reading

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Iron man’s hand

If you haven’t seen this yet, you may want the hay fever remedy. Robert Downey Jnr. as Tony Stark, delivering a bionic hand to a young man in need of one. The prosthetic was designed and 3D printed for $350. … Continue reading

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Printed food

Io9 did a round up the other day, of 3D printer food. There’s a number of the usual suspects, like pizza and sugar confectionery, which vary from quick and basic to works of art. It’s a great list, of work … Continue reading

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Hemp for 3D printing

It was never going to take long. The winning combination of a resource friendly, abundant crop and the incredible technology that is 3D printing was bound to happen sooner rather than later. Here’s five stages from hemp to fibre from … Continue reading

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More amazing 3D printing tech including replacement bones

Today’s msm featured a story about some nufty stoner who printed hisself a lego gun. And knuckle dusters. Because plastic is really good for breaking and embedding in your digits. We’ll side step the obvious, that the gun wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Print community

This really grabbed my attention. 3D printed speakers that look like the Death Star from Star Wars. NOMOON is software designed for a 3D printer that will print out whatever you like. If it’s round. “Nomoon can create spherical speaker … Continue reading

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3D printed housing update

Remember that guy who wanted to 3D print houses? And China used a similar technique with concrete and recycling? Well, now there’s a house being built in Amsterdam designed to be, 3D printed in bio-plastic. The 3D printing revolution is … Continue reading

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3D printing. The future is now.

This is a 3D printer. Full article. If you haven’t seen these around, it’s worth doing a bit of reading. The basic idea is that instead of ink on a flat surface, the printer uses extruded plastic to build up … Continue reading

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Contour crafting.

Imagine 3D printing your own home in 20 hours. Imagine using something like a game engine to design a home. Like adobe? Like minimalist? Prefer ornate gothic? Want colour built in? How would you lay the cables through various walls … Continue reading

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