University of Eastern Finland: Thesis Studies Potential for 3D Printing of Optical Components

Juuso Uusimaki has submitted a thesis to the Master’s Degree Programme in Photonics at the University of Eastern Finland. In ‘3D Printing of plastic optical components & comparison to. 3D Printing 3D printing optics Industrial 3D printing optics University of Eastern Finland

VTT Finland develops 3D printed device for advanced wound care

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At the VTT Technical Centre of Finland, a state owned research and development non-profit, scientists have used nano-structured cellulose to make a 3D printable […]. Materials cellulose multimaterial 3d printing nanocellulose Panu Lahtinen skin VTT VTT Finland VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland wound care woundsCellulose is the most abundant organic polymer in the world.

Finland: 3D Printing Patient-Specific Doses of Warfarin for Children

Finnish researchers reach further into the potential of 3D printed medications, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Towards Printed Pediatric Medicines in Hospital Pharmacies: View the entire article via our website.

3D printed metal parts smarten up at VTT Finland

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Smart metal parts, capable of relaying information about performance, condition and authenticity, have been made using additive manufacturing in a project at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Internet of Things Pasi Puukko Smart Factories smart parts VTT VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland wireless

Espoo, Finland: Versoteq Installs 3D Printed, Full Color Mall Maps

Finland may be a small country, but it has a big reputation as an awesome and widely coveted place to live—and that’s not just because it boasts the most heavy metal bands per capita in the... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed map 3d printed maps 3d printing for the visually impaired Finland map Versoteq

VTT Finland and Carbodeon develop nanodiamond-reinforced PLA for 3D printers

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Finnish nanodiamond materials developer Carbodeon has released the uDiamond filament for FFF 3D printers made with the help of the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland A patented material, uDiamond filament combines standard PLA plastic with nanodiamond particles for reinforcement, reportedly providing stronger 3D prints and faster deposition rates. Materials Carbodeon nanodiamonds Satu Pasanen uDiamond Vesa Myllymäki VTT VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Finland’s Fimatec Looks to 3D Print Modular Homes — Exterior, Insulation, Interior Walls, All in a Single Piece

Over the last 12-18 months we have seen numerous companies and individuals around the world reveal concepts and actual prototypes (if you can call them that) of large 3D printed structures such as homes.... 3D Design 3D Printing 3d print homes 3d print house 3d printed apartment 3d printed apartment building 3d printed insulation 3d printed wall 3d printed walls Fimatec Finland finland 3d printing

University of Jyvaskyla in Finland: SLS 3D Printing with Porous Catalysts

Researchers from the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland are exploring SLS 3D printing techniques, outlined in the recently published ‘Fabrication of Porous Hydrogenation Catalysts by a Selective. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3D Printed Porous Hydrogenation Catalysts metal 3d printing SiO2 University of Jyvaskyla

MiniFactory Designers Rock Finland’s Provinssirock Festival in 3D Printed Ghostbusters Garb

3D Design 3D Printing 3d print ghostbusters 3d printed cosplay 3d printed costume 3D printed Ghostbusters Finland ghostbusters ghostbusters giga meter MiniFactory Provinssirock FestivalWhat happens when the Provinssirock Festival is getting ready to rock in Europe, and there’s nothing to wear? You know what to do. Create an elaborate Ghostbusters getup–and quick!

Finland: Studying the Impact of Medical Imaging Inaccuracies on End-Use Implants

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Aalto University Develops a Novel Bioink for Cardiac Tissue Applications

Finland is one of Europe’s most forested nations. Over 70 percent of the country’s boreal forest is covered with spruce, pine, downy birch, and silver birch. But beyond the. View the entire article via our website.

VTT suggests 5% of all spare parts could be digitally stored for 3D printing

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The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, a technological research organisation serving both the public and private sector, has completed research on the advantages of digitalising and 3D printing spare parts. Applications Aalto University Finland Mika Salmi Sini Metsä-Kortelainen VTT VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Finland: Aalto University Researchers Experiment with Paste Extrusion & UV Curing of 3D Printed Biocomposites

Researchers from Aalto University are taking 3D printing of biocomposites one step further, with a new technique combining UV curing and paste extrusion. 3D Printing 3d printed cellulose Biocomposites paste extrusion Ultraviolet-Assisted Paste ExtrusionOutlining their findings in ‘Mechanical. View the entire article via our website.

VTT Studying Nanocellulose and 3D Printing for Wound Care and Decoration

For the past two years, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, a top research and technology company in the Nordic countries, has been developing new bio-material applications for cellulose-based. View the entire article via our website.

Etteplan & EOS Collaborate to Make 3D Printed Metal Objects with Embedded Electronics

Finland-based company Etteplan offers solutions for industrial equipment and plant engineering, as well as software and embedded solutions, to manufacturing companies around the world. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Featured Stories Metal 3D Printing 3d printed devices circuit board embedded electronics eos Etteplan Finland mass production sensors

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How crazy are the Finns?

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And then they use that ammo in a BIG air cannon: I like Finland! Prenta homepage (largest 3d printing machines in Scandinavia): [link] If you don't know what pykrete is: concrete finland large printer mold

Versoteq Completes Mobile App & Indoor 3D Printed Tactile Maps, Testing TactMap Platform

Last we checked in with Finland’s Versoteq, they were completing an innovative mapping project–and one of the first of its kind. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed maps 3D printed navigation 3d printed tactile map 3D printed tactile maps Espoo Finland Helsinki SLUSH TactMap VersoteqIn the business of making tactile maps, the Espoo-based startup. View the entire article via our website.

VTT Technical Research Centre 3D Prints Metal Smart Component

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has been researching advanced 3D printing applications for some time, resulting in innovations like 3D printed electronic nanocellulose bandages and other. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed smart devices 3D printed smart shaft artificial intelligence VTT VTT Technical Research Centre VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

Metal 3D printed engine parts flown on Finnish Air Force F/A-18 Super Hornet

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3D printed metal parts could soon power the Finnish Air Force. Patria Plc, a chief provider of aerospace and defence solutions for the Finnish government and Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace, has added a 3D printed engine component to an F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter plane. Aerospace air force airplanes engines F/A-18 F/A-18 Hornet F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet Finland Finnish Air Force Inconel Inconel 625 jet MDOA Military Designs Organisation Approval Patria Ville Ahonen

Kokosom Creates Hip 3D Printed Eyeglasses

There is hardly an area of modern life that remains untouched by 3D printing technology. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed glasses bespoke eyewear bespoke fashion eyeglasses eyewear Finland frames kokosom Kokosom EyewearFrom the creation of prosthetics to musical instruments to furnishings, the technology has given more people than ever the... View the entire article via our website.

Research finds 3D printed chemically resistant labware viable with low-cost printers

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New research published in Additive Manufacturing, describes the potential of 3D printed customized labware and reaction vessels. The research team from Finland’s Aalto University and Michigan Technological University, includes Joshua M. Pearce – a leading researcher into many applications of 3D printing. Research Aalto University Aleph Objects Christoffer Kauppinen Fulbright Finland Hele Savin Ismo T.S.Heikkinen Joshua M.

Strategic Partnership Agreement Leads to Nanodiamond-Enhanced 3D Printing Filaments

Featured Stories 3D printed nanomaterials 3d printing business news 3D printing filaments 3d printing materials agreement Carbodeon collaboration diamonds Finland nanodiamond Netherlands patent pla product development strategic partnership tensile strength Tiamet 3DNanomaterials, according to the National Institutes of Health, are characterized by their very small size, which is measured in nanometers, naturally; one nanometer is about 100,000 times smaller.

3D Printing Industry News Sliced: EOS, Stratasys, Autodesk, AMFG, Nano Dimension

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In this week’s edition of Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest, we answer the following questions: Has 3D printing become the latest band member of Panic!

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New Research Says That a New BioEconomy May Be Driven By 3D Printed Cellulose Materials

A team of researchers are hard at work developing new bio-material applications for cellulose-based compounds for 3D printing applications to replace fossil derived raw materials. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Aalto University aerogel cellulosic hydrogel Design Driven Value Chains in the World of Cellulose (DWoC) hydrophilic oxidized nanocellulose nanocellulose 3d printing material Tiia-Maria Tenhunen VTT Technical Research Centre in Finland

Using Common 3D Printers for Hard Science

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Gianmario Scotti, one of the researchers, published this video and the description: In this video abstract we present a 3D printed polypropylene microreactor with an integrated stirring bar and nano-electrospray needle. This is the first 3D printed microreactor with an integrated ion source.

Do We Want 3D Printed Snacks?

The wave of things that people want to 3D print has grown to tsunami proportions. We’ve seen stories about printed organs, printed engines, and printed lingerie. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Editorials / Opinions 3d food printing 3d printed food 3d printing food art customized 3D printed food Finland food food printing gastronomy mouthfeel philosophy science snacks

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Learn How a Modern Door Lock Works with this 3D Printable Pin Tumbler Lock Model

3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d printed door lock 3d printed lock pick 3d printed pin tumbler lock Finland Helsinki HackLab lockpicking mendel pin tumbler lock Prusa i3 solidworks thingiverseThe modern tumbler lock is one of the most common mechanical devices in the world, but very few people know how they really work. The design was first patented in 1848 but is derived... View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing Geopolymer Filters for Water Treatment Systems

Researchers from Italy and Finland are focused on improving ways to deliver clean drinking water, detailing their study in the recently published ‘Ag- or Cu-modified geopolymer filters for water. 3D Printing 3D printed filtration 3D printed geopolymers 3D printed water filter

Arcada: Analyzing Properties of Recycled PLA for 3D Printing

Resham Tamang recently presented a thesis, ‘Materials Analysis of Recycled PLA from 3D Printing,’ to Arcada University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printing recycled PLA 3d printing research pla

Peering into Your Pantry’s Future: How About a Healthy 3D Printed Snack With Some Crunch?

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed food 3D printed nutrition 3D printed snacks Aalto University customized 3D printed food Tekes VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland LtdHave you ever noticed, whether you are attending class or at work, that suddenly food becomes of great interest—even more than usual? Oatmeal cookies look so appealing you’d actually pay for one from. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing News Briefs: May 19, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Metalysis joins an international alloy technology partnership and CRP USA is exhibiting its WINDFORM 3D printing. Happy Friday! View the entire article via our website.

MiniFactory Discloses PEKK and PEEK Parts Cost and Quality in Ultra-Polymer 3D Printing

MiniFactory, headquartered in Finland, is known as the producer of hardware for companies interested in 3D printing with polymers; for example, their latest, the miniFactory Ultra 3D printer allows. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials industrial 3d printing PEEK Ultra-polymer 3D printing

How 3D printing is helping arthritis patients

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Researchers from Michigan Technological University (MTU) and Finland’s Aalto University, have created 3D printed adaptive aids to support people suffering from arthritis.

Another Angle on Graphene 3D Printing?


Reshaping a graphene sheet into three dimensions (Credit: Academy of Finland). Read the whole entry. » » ideas research

miniFactory Makes FDM Specific Technical Datasheets with Validated Materials for PEI and PEKK

Headquartered in Finland, miniFactory‘s progression toward offering high-performance FDM materials for users around the world, they are making significant strides toward making it easier to. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D printing technical datasheets 3D printing testing MiniFactory Ultra 3D printer

miniFactory Releases Aarni Monitoring System for FFF 3D Printing

Finland’s miniFactory continues to refine FFF 3D printing. While previously they have continued to accentuate 3D printing with new 3D printers, technical datasheets, personalization tools, and much. 3D Printing Aarni fff 3d printing MiniFactory Ultra 3D printerView the entire article via our website.

PostNord adds on demand 3D printing delivery service with Stratasys

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On demand 3D printing services from Stratasys has a new partner in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. In collaboration with the 3D printing giant, Swedish communications and logistics company PostNord Strålfors will be offering 3D printing bureau services and delivery to customers in the Nordic region. Business 3D printing bureau communications J750 logistics multicolor multimaterial PostNord PostNord Strålfors Rebecka Mathers Richard W.

Improved Electrospinning for Wound Care Applications

In the recently published ‘Bi-Layered Polymer Carriers with Surface Modification by Electrospinning for Potential Wound Care Applications,’ researchers from both Finland and Estonia are exploring. 3D Printing Bioprinting 3D printed mats Biobots 1 3D printer electrospinning techniquesView the entire article via our website.

Finnair A320 aircraft upgraded by passenger-friendly 3D printing

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Finland’s largest airline, Finnair, has added an important cabin feature to its A320 aircraft. In a routine upgrade, the airline has installed the cabin with 3D printed spacer panels. The passenger-facing parts have been made by Airbus in partnership with Belgium’s Materialise, and serve as example of how the airline can save money and reduce service […]. Aerospace A320 airbus Edouard de Mahieu Finnair Geert Appeltans Materialise ULTEM

Michigan Tech scientists write recommendations for greener 3D printing

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Fab Labs are forming a Green Fab Lab Network which will harness renewable resources and 3D printing to build sustainable and circular economies. In a paper titled, “Green Fab Lab Applications of Large-Area Waste Polymer-based Additive Manufacturing“, scientists from Michigan Technological University and Aalto University, Finland, studied how a Green Fab Lab Network can be economically […].

Seminar: New Trends in Social Manufacturing

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Our friends at Aalto University in Finland are organising a seminar this July on “New Trends in Social Manufacturing: Individual, Social, Distributed” Details from the organisers about the event are below. Aalto University, Finland. Welcome to the first Social Manufacturing research workshop on July 28th to 29th, 2016 at Aalto University, Finland.

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Important Events in AM

Wohlers Talk

Last week, I attended the 20th Annual FIRPA Conference in Espoo, Finland, which is about 20 km (12 miles) from Helsinki. As many as 60 people are now focused on AM at the company, with a goal of making metal AM as simple as 2D printing on paper.

Aalto University develops 3D printing database to help conventional manufacturing make the switch

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EIT Digital, a digital innovation, education community and accelerator of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), has supported the creation of a 3D printing database. Developed to help manufacturers identify potential time and cost savings, the directory aims to encourage more businesses to switch to 3D printing instead of conventional methods. Aalto University Finland created […].