What is PLA in 3D Printing?

PLA is a type of Thermoplastic Polymer or Filament that is commonly used in 3D printing. Full form of PLA is Polylactic Acid, PLA is typically made from the sugars in corn starch, cassava or sugarcane. It is biodegradable and environmentally friendly compared to petroleum-based plastics (ABS). PLA is the best choice for educational settings, … Read more

ISO/ASTM published a new standard (ISO/ASTM 52939: 2023) regarding the use of additive manufacturing in construction works using 3D printing technology

This method basically explains about the quality guidelines and requirements for additive construction processes employing 3D printing technology. This standard aims to ensure the consistency, reliability, and safety of structures produced through additive manufacturing, offering a framework for quality management throughout the construction life cycle. The current method is applied on all additive manufacturing technologies … Read more

Application of 3D Printing Technology in Railways Construction

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, offers numerous applications in railway construction, revolutionizing the industry with its unique capabilities. These applications include: 3D printing is transforming railway construction by providing cost-effective, time-saving, and innovative solutions for various challenges. As the technology advances further, its applications in railway construction are expected to expand, leading to … Read more

Operation, installation and use of 3D printer: An environmental guideline

Environmental guidelines for the installation and operation of 3D printing machines are crucial to ensure environmentally responsible practices and minimize their ecological impact. While 3D printing offers several benefits, such as reduced waste and localized manufacturing, it also poses environmental challenges that demand attention. Here are few points which one should take care before installation … Read more

Highly conductive metallic gels by 3D/4D printing

3D printing is getting fascinating day by day as well as have potential applications in various fields. Another important study has been done recently in the field of metal 3D printing. The printable metallic gel made up of suspension of copper particles connected by bridges of liquid eutectic gallium indium alloy (EGaIn) have extremely high … Read more

Superior quality 3D printed bone reconstruction scaffolds: By Bella Seno

3D printing industry is so fascinating as well as creating new milestone every day. Another new breakthrough has been achieved by the MedTech industry BellaSeno GmbH, an ISO 13485 certified company. They are developing resorbable scaffolds using additive manufacturing technologies. They have compared their results and presented it at the 24th EFORT Congress in Vienna, … Read more

Disney’s elemental movie character by NEXA 3D printer

Disney’s Elemental movies have been printed and placed at various prestigious places to connect and entertain audiences with Huge life-size models of animated characters. The life-size structure of these animated characters has been developed by 3D-printer techniques. Thanks to Gentle Giant Studios who 3D printed Elemental’s two main characters for promotional events worldwide. First Kind … Read more

Burn Treatment by using 3D Printed Wound Dressing Hydrogel

Getting burnt is a very painful yet usual thing for people who are working in factories, kitchens, or any other heating environment. The treatment like dressing at a burnt place can be very painful and unpleasant experience for the patients. In this vein, the researchers from the University of Waterloo came up with a new … Read more

3D Printed Concrete

As you have read in the previous posts, 3D printing technology is very exciting and have massive application in various field. Another exciting research work is going on in the field of 3d printing which is the development of 3D printed concrete. Imagine a printer could make concrete just by printing to build a villa … Read more

3D Printed Elastic Conductors for Wearable Electronics

3D printing, a future-ready technology is in its early development stage and making the complex structure is very tough. However, a breakthrough has been achieved by using the 3D printing technique in the field of wearable technology. Recently, a 3D-printed elastic component has been developed by the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) could … Read more