Last summer, the first 3D-printed steel bridge was opened in Amsterdam. Is this unique project a harbinger of large-scale deployment of 3D printers for the construction industry?
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Each week we do a follow-up on a well-read story. This week: 3D printed houses, bridges and balconies. Will 3D printing turn the construction industry on its head?
Almost everywhere, 3D-printed parts are still manually identified, sorted and finished. According to AM-Flow, this can be done faster and better via automation that uses sensors, data and AI.
Researchers at the University of Stuttgart and Robert Bosch Hospital in Germany are developing a platform for tumor tissue, relying on molecular diagnostics, biomaterials and simulation.
Dutch Start-up Speeco develops lightweight carbon fiber handlebars for cyclists. This increases the aerodynamics and offers more comfort and stability.
Chemists at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU, Germany) have developed a method for 3D printing whereby liquids are integrated directly into the materials during the printing process.
3D printing offers opportunities for the healthcare sector. In the Brainport region, companies are working together to bring these applications to the market.
"Only collaboration between partner companies from the ecosystem can lead to new and disruptive 3D printing applications"
The company, based in Amsterdam and Eindhoven, will focus on its AI-based computer vision, motion, and robotics solutions.
Further research work will however be necessary until industrial application is possible, for example as a composite in lightweight construction.
The aim of the scientists is not only to make the SARS-CoV-2 virus made understandable for non-scientists in a playful way and also bundles international research results.
Universities and research institutes contribute significantly to the number of Dutch 3D printing technology-related patent applications, accounting for 21% of the total.
“3D printing must become very simple,” says Konrad Schreiner, the founder of Plasmics. “If it’s not user-friendly, you won’t use it.” In his 3D printing […]
Eating insects is a huge step for many people. But if it’s up to the Printec Bites student team, their product will make the consumption […]
Worldwide, millions of mice, rabbits, rats, dogs, monkeys and pigs are still being used in medical research. They are used to study diseases such as […]
Extracts of lemon and almond peels can be used for sustainably produced car parts and building components. This BARBARA project jointly funded by the European […]
The Spanish start-up Natural Machines offers state-of-the-art technology that allows you to make your favorite meals and food in a quick and easy way using […]
Paralympian champions are the best living proof. Like Utrecht snowboarder Bibian Mentel or the German Denise Schindler. Their prostheses did not prevent them from achieving […]
Houses, bridges and even organs. Using a 3D printer, you can make all of it. The market for 3D printing products and technologies will expand […]
K3D, a Dutch high-tech company that offers the industry access to 3D printing knowledge and capacity in its Printing Technology Centers, has won the TCT […]