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Change Additive Week 10/21/16

Change Is Additive—Week of 10/21/16

CHANGE IS ADDITIVE—A 3D Printing News Series by Fathom

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3D Printing Metal Structures without Support, Large Scale 3D Printed Art Installation, Motorbike Breaking Land Speed Record

With so many weekly developments in a fast-changing industry like additive manufacturing, the headlines can really stack up. To cut through the clutter of 3D printing news, check out these staff picks of the week. What do you think is the most impactful development?


3D Printed Outline Exhibition Un-Printed Material

Japanese design firm Nendo has created a massive 3D printed installation being exhibited at the Creation Gallery G8 in Tokyo. The series consists of hundreds of 3D printed pieces that represent various forms of paper and outlines of varying shapes and geometries // Watch Video // Read More


Robotic Metal 3D Printing

MX3D, a young company specializing in robotics and 3D printing research, is embarking on a plan to create a fully 3D printed bridge in Amsterdam. With a pioneering method of multi-axis robotic metal 3D printing, the company can print metals without support structures // Watch Video


Amazon Reveals Top Secret 3D Printed Drone Lab in Cambridge

Amazon has revealed the location of one of its 3D printed drone labs, which is largely focused on building drones for door-to-door delivery by the online retail giant. The research and development facility, located in Cambridge, UK, has an extensive stock of 3D printers which are being used to prototype, test and produce drones / / Read More

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250 MPH 3D Printed Electric Motorbike

Swedish Doctor Eva Håkansson has broken land speed records riding her custom motorbike developed with 3D printing. The motorbike, dubbed KillaJoule, has reached speeds of nearly 250 miles per hour and includes a number of 3D printed components. Dr. Hakansson has also used 3D printing extensively in development of various features of the vehicle  // Read More

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Filament Clip

This convenient clip for your 3D printer at home enables easy stacking and storing  // Download

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Imagery and News Sources: 3Ders.org, 3Dprint.com, 3D Printingindustry.com, Cults3D, MX3D, Nendo, Amaxon

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