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Texas A&M Uni Braille

Texas A&M University

Researchers from Texas A&M University’s Mechanical Engineering have used 3D printers to create high quality adhesive labels in braille for a variety of consumer products. more

10 Mar 2017 12:25 News

MIT Hydrogel Robot

MIT/ YouTube

Engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have used 3D printing to create gel-based robots that may one day be of assistance in surgical operations. Each robot is made from interlocking cubes created with 3D printing and laser cutting. more

2 Feb 2017 14:37 News

Dr Markus Rechlin SLM CEO leaves

SLM Solutions

German 3D printer manufacturer, SLM Solutions has removed Dr Markus Rechlin from his position as CEO and management board member with immediate effect. No reason for Rechlin's departure has yet been given. He served as CEO from August 2013. more

24 Jan 2017 09:55 News

Tony Overfelt, Auburn Uni

Auburn University

Auburn University has established a new Centre of Industrialised Additive Manufacturing, with Tony Overfelt being appointed as the director. The $1.5m grant is expected to direct the research into ways for smaller manufacturing companies to use AM. more

7 Nov 2016 11:36 News

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