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3D Printing

Understanding the Health Impact of 3D Printers: A Q&A with UL: Additive Manufacturing

As a follow-up to our Changing the Rules feature with UL, which brought safety to the forefront of the AM discussion, Additive Manufacturing magazine sat down with UL’s vice president and senior technical advisor Dr. Marilyn Black to find out what they have in store next. It turns out they have partnered with Georgia Tech and Emory University to research the impact of 3D printing on indoor air quality in two phases. Phase I will involve the characterization and assessment of particle and chemical emissions from 3D printing technologies and Phase II will assess potential health hazards from exposure to the emissions. ..Read More....

How 3D Printing Keeps Jay Leno’s Massive Car Collection in Road Condition

You probably know comedian Jay Leno through his twelve years as host of NBC’s Tonight Show, but there’s certainly nothing funny about his seriously massive car collection. Leno has over 200 cars and 100 motorcycles in his Burbank, California-based ‘Big Dog Garage’, each of which is kept in driving condition by Leno and his small […]

3D Printed Nesting Dolls Keep You Motivated to Work Out

Everyone knows that exercise is good - but actually doing it is another matter. The fitness industry pulls in billions of dollars from Americans who want to lose weight, tone up, look better, feel better - but despite our best intentions, many of us lose motivation quickly, particularly when we don'...

How to 3D Print in Full Color: DIY Style

From Taiwan to Ireland, 3D printing enthusiasts around the world are preparing for the next big thing in additive manufacturing: full color 3D printing. 3D printing companies such as 3D Systems previously dominated the full color 3D printing race with the ColorJet Printing, but their hefty price tag of around $40k is discouraging for your […]