Engineers from the St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University) used 3D printed parts in the design of a six-axis robot featuring increased affordability.
In August 2011, Andrey Isupov and Maxim Anisimov founded a company under the unusual name Kiparis (‘Cypress’). In the same year, the manufacturer released its first 3D printer called GenX and already started the development of the renowned Designer X.
PJSC Power Machines has started to create a model 16-stage compressor and a prototype combustion chamber of the GTE-65.1 gas turbine. The combustion chamber will be manufactured using 3D printing technologies. Inspection can be completed with the use of laser 3D scanning (see examples here).
If you think this is another eco-activists’ project, you are right. In pursuit of the zero emission concept, the Austrian studio EOOS has created the ZUV (Zero-emissions Utility Vehicle) electric tricycle with a 3D printed body made from recycled plastic waste.
As part of the Year of Science and Technology, team engineering competitions for students in grades 8 to 11 will be held in the 2021–22 academic year.
JSC Science and Innovations (a scientific division of the Rosatom state corporation) presented a stand-model of a 3D printer that demonstrates the capabilities of a software and hardware platform for managing and controlling additive processes.
The use of 3D printing in medicine has long ceased to be limited to materials such as PEEK (more on PEEK 3D printing here). The Pozvonoq startup of the North-West Technology Transfer Center and the Russian manufacturing company Ortoinvest has begun laboratory tests of ten lines of intervertebral cages designed to stabilize the spinal column. The successful conduct of technical expertise and the receipt of a single registration certificate will allow the serial production of medical devices as early as 2022.
The Swedish company ZYYX Labs has launched the ZYYX Pro II desktop FDM 3D printer — quiet, equipped with an air filtration system, and optimized for working with composite carbon- and glass-filled filaments. Last year, a similar model called the E2CF was released by Raise3D. We wrote about it here.
The Taiwanese company Phrozen has announced another desktop 8K resin 3D printer. Although the new Sonic Mini 8K will be much inferior to its older brother Sonic Mega 8K in terms of the build volume, it will obviously cost several times cheaper.
Russian Industrial Week 2021: New Solutions for Technological and Engineering Problems of Industries
From 18 to 21 October, the Moscow Expocentre Fairgrounds hosted the second Russian Industrial Week, a large-scale industry event that united significant components of the Russian economy: mechanical engineering and metalworking, 3D printing technologies and consumables, 3D scanning, welding production, non-destructive testing and technical diagnostics, technologies and services for the production of advertising.
Taiwanese company XYZprinting has announced the new MfgPro236 xS 3D printer. The system operates on the technology of Selective Laser Sintering of polymer powders (SLS) and will be available this year along with new consumables from BASF Forward AM.
Uniz is accepting orders for an upgraded version of the Slash 2 desktop LCD/MSLA system characterized by increased performance. The devices are equipped with 4K monochrome screens along with advanced light engines, and are primarily targeted at the dental sector.
Prusa Research with Josef Prusa in charge bought 80% of shares of Czech manufacturer Trilab, as well as got full control over the company. Trilab is known for its delta 3D printers. Does this merging mean that there will be a delta-kinematics 3D printer under the Original Prusa brand?
This article will cover how the accuracy tests of the Calibry Mini were conducted.
The Calibry Mini by Thor3D is stated to feature an accuracy of up to 0.07 mm (0.0027 inch). What exactly does this mean? This means that under the normal conditions, the deviation in measurements of any single point can be 70 microns in any direction. This doesn’t mean that the deviation will always be 70 microns. It can be smaller, it can be bigger. The number is approximate and can vary depending on several factors that will be mentioned in the article.
The motto of modern 3D printing equipment appears to be “easier, cheaper, faster, better”. Additive technologies are developing at an extremely rapid pace, and this growth is really exponential — developers and manufacturers in this area manage to achieve more with each and every year.
Participants of the 7th National Championship of End-to-End Working Professions of High-Precision Industries held in Yekaterinburg utilized Intamsys Funmat HT 3D printers allowing the use of refractory polymers.
We continue to cover the world of robotics. In this article we will talk about how automated robotic systems that used to work only at the factories and plants, became utilized in medicine with further improvements. We will provide the real-world examples of such applications, as well as talk about equipment and the prospects of doctors and robots working together.
A turboprop Catalyst is a powertrain of the new single-engine business jet Beechcraft Denali. The Catalyst was developed by General Electric with the extensive usage of 3D printing. Additive technologies helped to unite 855 parts into 12 components.