MIT fires a rocket motor made using 3D-printed plastic

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 3dprinting, engine, gear, Mit, motor, plastic, rocket, science, space, tomorrow, transportation, Video

MIT fires a rocket motor made using 3D-printed plastic——-If you’re going to 3D-print rocket parts, you’d want to make them out of metal to handle the stress, right? Not necessarily. MIT has successfully test-fired what it believes is the first completely 3D-printed rocket motor to be made with plastic casi…——-——-• Source: Go to Source——-• Author’s […]

A 3D-printed patch could help you recover from a heart attack

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 3dprinting, bioprinting, gear, Health, heart, medicine, science, tomorrow, universityofminnesota, Video

A 3D-printed patch could help you recover from a heart attack——-Scientists have dreamed of easily patching up heart tissue in the wake of heart attacks, but there are always gotchas: for example, it’s no mean feat to replicate the complex structures of real tissue. However, there may be a solution in sight. Res…——-——-• Source: Go […]

MakeVR turns the HTC Vive into a virtual design tool

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 3dprinting, gear, headset, htc, makevr, robots, vive, wearables

MakeVR turns the HTC Vive into a virtual design tool——-Consumers are giving the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive a tepid reception, but organizations like NASA and BMW think the VR headsets are great for things like training and design. HTC is today launching MakeVR, a program built in collaboration with Sixense…——-——-• Source: Go to Source——-• […]

Under Armour's latest $300 3D-printed sneaker arrives March 30th

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 3dprinting, architech, architechfuturist, futurist, gear, Shoes, sneakers, underarmour, wearables

Under Armour's latest $300 3D-printed sneaker arrives March 30th——-Last year Under Armour debuted a limited run (96 pairs) of Architech shoes with a 3D-printed midsole, and now it’s continuing the line with the Futurist. Once again, that 3D printing is used to create a “dynamic lattice network” for cushioning but th…——-——-• Source: Go to Source——-• […]

MIT's Foundry software is the 'Photoshop of 3D printing'

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 3dprinting, csail, design, gadgetry, Gadgets, Mit, multifab, science

MIT's Foundry software is the 'Photoshop of 3D printing' ——- Because the materials from a 3D printer aren’t the most functional, their output has largely been limited to prototyping in the past. That should change in the near future with devices like MIT’s own MultiFab, which can print up to 10 different mater… ——- ——- […]