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GE fired up world's largest commercial jet engine using 3Dprinted metal parts

GE fired up world's largest commercial jet engine using 3Dprinted metal parts
General Electric this month started testing the largest jet engine ever built, at its wooded test site near Peebles, Ohio. The new engine, the GE9X, is more efficient, more powerful, and more heat resistant than its predecessors. It's also made with 3D …
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Inexpensive 3Dprinted lens gives terahertz imaging a boost

Inexpensive 3Dprinted lens gives terahertz imaging a boost
To further develop new technologies for these applications, the team at Northwestern created a lens using metamaterials and a 3D printing technique known as projection micro-stereo-lithography. This a microscopic process where a dynamic photo-mask is …
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3Dprinted hydraulic robot 'can practically walk right out of the printer'

3Dprinted hydraulic robot 'can practically walk right out of the printer'
Researchers from MIT have used a new 3D-printing method that works with both solids and liquids to create a six-legged, hydraulically-powered robot. The team from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) created the bot …
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3Dprinted cartilage could restore ears, shoulders, knees and nose

3Dprinted cartilage could restore ears, shoulders, knees and nose
The field of bioprinting — fabricating biological material with 3D printing — is increasingly looking like an excellent option for restoring damaged cartilage. Last year, the Department of Health Sciences and Technology at ETH Zurich developed a …
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3Dprinted titanium offers new possibilities for bike builders

3Dprinted titanium offers new possibilities for bike builders
From there, once the order has been placed, Bastion's 3D printer will go to work. Using a laser, it will selectively melt aerospace titanium powder, building the lugs up in layers one one-thousandth of an inch thick. All of the lugs (and wheel dropouts …
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Meet the Ardumower: a 3Dprinted robotic lawn mower you can build for under $300

Meet the Ardumower: a 3Dprinted robotic lawn mower you can build for under 0
That might sound complicated at first, but Haeuser actually designed this contraption from the ground up to be simple to construct — even for people without any DIY electronics experience. As long as you've got some basic hand tools and a 3D printer …
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Injured football player may wear 3D-printed brace in Super Bowl

Injured football player may wear 3D-printed brace in Super Bowl
The design and engineering phase took place in just 8 hours. The actual print took 30 hours on a Stratasys Connex industrial-strength 3D printer. Whiteclouds shipped the brace in time for Davis to test it during practices in the week leading up to the …
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3Dprinted fossils & rocks could transform geology

3Dprinted fossils & rocks could transform geology
Whether they're cracking open rocks or scanning tiny changes in topography, geologists already work in three dimensions. But one of the most popular attractions at the Geological Society of America's annual meeting in Denver last week was a 3D printer …
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