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  • 3D printing company builds German 'Wave House' in just 140 hours

    03/25/2024 8:09:21 AM PDT · by Twotone · 13 replies
    The Blaze ^ | March 23, 2024 | Collin Jones
    A groundbreaking project has emerged in Heidelberg, Germany, which has welded architecture and technology together to create something that has never been done before. The nation has built Europe's largest 3D-printed building known as the Wave House, according to COBOD. The new structure is reportedly a data center. The report mentioned that data centers are the backbone of today's digital world, but the buildings are often reduced to windowless buildings for security and operational reasons. However, the push to bring these infrastructures into urban areas has forced designers to rethink their design approach. And it took COBOD just 140 hours...

    02/12/2024 3:51:50 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    The Cool Down ^ | February 12, 2024 | Doric Sam
    “This project can be the beginning of something meaningful.”A California couple is set to move into a one-of-a-kind home later this year that will be resistant to wildfires. According to Highways Today, a robotic arm 3D printer created by RIC Technology began construction in January on the state’s first fire-resistant, 3D-printed concrete accessory dwelling unit in the city of Walnut. The general contractor Builtech Construction Group is leading the design in collaboration with the city of Walnut and the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Philips and Constance, a couple living in Walnut described as “eager to contribute to wildfire protection,”...
  • Why is this Propeller Getting So Much Attention? (Toroidal Propellers)

    09/11/2023 8:51:20 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 49 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 2, 2023 | Undecided with Matt Ferrell
    (Toroidal Propellers)Why is this Propeller Getting So Much Attention? | 12:28Undecided with Matt Ferrell | 1.27M subscribers | 1,356,396 views | May 2, 2023
  • 3D-printed “superalloy” could make power plants more efficient...The material is both stronger and lighter than those used to make conventional power-plant turbines.

    06/19/2023 11:23:07 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 45 replies
    FreeThink ^ | June 18, 2023 | By Sam Jarman
    Share 3D-printed “superalloy” could make power plants more efficient...Credit: kinwun / Adobe Stock Anew high-performance metal alloy, called a superalloy, could help boost the efficiency of the turbines used in power plants and the aerospace and automotive industries. Created using a 3D printer, the superalloy is composed of a blend of six elements that altogether form a material that’s both lighter and stronger than the standard materials used in conventional turbine machinery. The strong superalloy could help industries cut both costs and carbon emissions — if the approach can be successfully scaled up. The challenge: In the world of materials...
  • Terran 1: Launching the worlds first 3D printed rocket.

    03/22/2023 7:44:35 PM PDT · by broken_clock · 32 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 22, 2023 | Relativity Space
    Relativity is scheduled for its third launch attempt of Terran 1, called "GLHF" (Good Luck, Have Fun), from Launch Complex 16 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Our launch window opens at 2200ET on March 22, 2023. This launch of Terran 1 will not include a customer payload.
  • 3D-Printed Vegan Meat is Going to Conquer the Competition

    01/05/2023 1:20:28 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 48 replies
    readwrite ^ | 05 Jan 2023 | Ahsan Raza
    3D-Printed Vegan Meat is Going to Conquer the Competition Ahsan Raza / 05 Jan 2023 / Tech 3D-Printed Vegan Meat If you were to have asked someone back in 2012, what market would have an estimated value of close to U.S. $8 billion in 2022? No one would have guessed that value would be placed on plant-based meat! But according to Business Wire, the global plant-based meat market is today worth a whopping U.S. $7.9 billion and is projected to hit U.S. $15.7 billion by 2027. Like any gold rush, there will be winners and losers in the struggle to...
  • Sheriff Annoyed That People Are 3D Printing Guns to Sell to State Buyback Programs

    10/25/2022 2:22:58 PM PDT · by rellimpank · 48 replies
    msn ^ | 25 oct 2022 | Noor Al-Sibai
    An upstate New York sheriff is irked that people around the US are 3D printing firearms to turn into gun buyback programs for cold, hard cash. "I know in Utica, New York, Houston, Texas, and Spartanburg, South Carolina that 3D printed guns were submitted to the gun buyback program," Robert Swenszkowski, the sheriff of New York's Oneida County and, strangely, a professor at Utica University, told Spectrum News 1. He appeared to be referring to several stories that emerged this summer, in which people in Texas, South Carolina and New York did indeed sell back guns they 3D printed at...
  • PRINTING MONEY: Savvy New Yorker earns $21,000 by selling 110 guns he 3D-printed for buyback scheme

    10/03/2022 9:36:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    The U.S. Sun ^ | 10/03/2022 | Jona Jaupi
    A TECH-SAVVY New Yorker has made a whopping $21,000 by selling 3D-printed guns.The man, who identified himself as 'Kem', sold 110 guns to the attorney general's office in a buy-back scheme, Futurism reported.Earlier this year, the state of New York started a 'Cash for Guns' program that offers at least $200 to anyone who surrenders a gun. Kem then saw people tweeting about the program while joking that they could 3D-print guns to earn some instant cash.The tweets inspired Kem to try the scheme out in real life, using a $200 3D printer he'd gotten for Christmas."I 3D-printed a bunch...
  • Minneapolis man charged with manufacturing machine gun parts using 3D printer

    09/08/2022 11:55:08 AM PDT · by Sawdring · 42 replies
    KSTP ^ | September 7, 2022 | KSTP
    25-year-old man from Minneapolis has been federally charged for being in possession of and manufacturing auto sears, devices that are used to convert a semi-automatic firearm into a machine gun.The U.S. Attorney for Minnesota, Andrew Luger, says that Aaron Malik Cato had four 3D printers at his residence and was in possession of several 3D-printed auto sears.In addition to the homemade devices, authorities say Cato also possessed the parts to make up to 10 more devices. Customs and Border Patrol agents intercepted a package sent from Taiwan to Minneapolis destined for Cato, and law enforcement conducted a controlled delivery of...
  • 3D Printed Robot Dog

    06/12/2022 6:58:46 AM PDT · by Scarlett156 · 27 replies ^ | 12 June 2022 | By printedgadgets in Circuits
    (video) In 2020 I became immersed in the marvelous world of quadrupedal robots. Viewing YouTube videos of robots such as SPOT by Boston Dynamics, and the MIT Mini Cheetah has inspired me to make my very own. These cleverly crafted bots are known for their dynamic movements and realistic appearances. Over the past year, I've made it my personal goal to create my very own affordable quadrupedal robot. One that could function similar to the high-end quadrupeds. Here I present ARES, a fully 3D printed 12 DOF robot dog capable of omni directional travel as well as many other maneuvers....
  • Insane! China is 3D printing a massive 590-foot-tall dam … And constructing it without humans

    05/25/2022 2:38:47 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 29 replies
    Strange Sounds ^ | 5/25/22 | Strange Sounds
    A new Chinese dam would become the world’s tallest 3D-printed structure. Engineers believe they can build the dam within two years while eliminating the need for human laborers at the dam site. Artificial intelligence will control unmanned machinery to construct the overall structure. Chinese engineers will take the ideas of a research paper and turn it into the world’s largest 3D-printed project. Within two years, officials behind this project want to fully automate the unmanned construction of a 590-foot-tall dam on the Tibetan Plateau to build the Yangqu hydropower plant—completely with robots. The paper, published last month in the Journal...
  • 3D Printed Electric Motorcycle. I’ll take one!

    01/02/2022 11:46:34 PM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 17 replies
    SciTech Whatfinger News ^ | January 2, 2022 | James Gingerich
    [1:21 video clip] ""#3D Printed Electric Motorcycle. I'll take one! (Mashable) #EV #Transportation" All 15 parts of this e-bike are 3D printed..."
  • 3D Gun Legend, “JStark,” Famous For “FGC-9,” Dead At 28-Years Old

    10/10/2021 6:01:57 PM PDT · by Drago · 29 replies
    ZuBu Brothers/ZH ^ | Tyler Durden
    "It’s come to our attention that German magazine Der Spiegel reports the inventor of the rapid-fire 3D-printed gun that could be entirely printed at home has passed away. JStark, a 28-year-old German citizen, was one of the biggest innovators of this decade when printing weapons and gun parts at home. He helped create Deterrence Dispensed – an online group that promotes and distributes open-source 3D printed firearms, gun parts, and cartridges. The group strongly supports freedom of speech applied to computer code and blueprints. Der Spiegel says JStark passed away on Friday of an apparent heart attack. Foul play was...
  • Netherlands unveils home 3D printed with concrete, and it wants to use the technology to house its growing population

    05/01/2021 10:53:44 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 56 replies
    The Netherlands needs thousands of new homes to accommodate its growing population and it might not build them all – some may end up being printed. As part of a program exploring how the country can create the homes it needs, Elize Lutz and Harrie Dekkers have moved into a new 94-square-metre, two-bedroom home that resembles a boulder with windows. The curving lines of its grey concrete walls look and feel natural, but they are actually at the cutting edge of housing construction technology in the Netherlands and around the world. They were 3D printed at a nearby factory. "It's...
  • US Court Says 'Ghost Gun' Plans Can Be Posted Online

    04/28/2021 7:18:28 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 23 replies
    Newsmax ^ | April 27, 2021
    Plans for 3D-printed, self-assembled "ghost guns" can be posted online without U.S. State Department approval, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. A divided panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco reinstated a Trump administration order that permitted removal of the guns from the State Department's Munitions List. Listed weapons need State Department approval for export.
  • Would you eat the world’s first 3-D printed ribeye steak… Photo

    02/10/2021 11:38:41 AM PST · by Red Badger · 73 replies ^ | Posted by Kane on February 10, 2021 1:28 pm
    An Israeli company announced Tuesday that it has made the world’s first laboratory cultivated rib-eye steak complete with all the flavor and texture of regular meat, minus the harm to animals. Aleph Farms, in a joint statement with the Technion Institute of Technology, said its unique three-dimensional technique had produced a steak with “attributes of a delicious tender, juicy ribeye steak you’d buy from the butcher.” Continue reading… ________________________________________________
  • 3D-Printed Firearms and Defense Distributed: A Guide to Understanding "Ghost Guns"

    10/19/2020 9:16:46 AM PDT · by ammodotcom · 3 replies ^ | 10/19/2020 | Sam Jacobs
    Ever since the landmark ruling on 3D-printed firearms, outrage and moral panic have surrounded so-called “ghost guns.” Whether you’re a proponent of Second Amendment freedoms or just doing opponent research, it’s important to have the facts about what a ghost gun is and what it is not. It’s also important to know other related terms in the world of firearms – like how is a ghost gun different from a 3D-printed gun? And what is an 80-percent lower? This guide will answer all of your ghost gun questions, and will separate fact from fiction surrounding this polarizing topic.
  • Making of the 3D Printed Semi-Auto FGC-9 Carbine, Manual & Video Review

    07/12/2020 7:24:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 9 July, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    The FGC-9 design is a homemade, semi-auto, 3D printed, polymer 9mm carbine, for $600 in parts and tooling, and a two week build time. Two weeks is less time than it takes to assemble the paperwork necessary to apply for a gun permit in most countries if gun permits are even accessible. None of the parts or tools are “gun” specific. They are available over the counter or over the Internet, in most parts of the world. The FGC-9 gives a performance comparable to many commercially made pistol caliber carbines.  Accuracy is claimed to be as good or better than...
  • Matthew Larosiere: Director of Legal Policy at the Firearms Policy Coalition

    07/10/2020 5:12:58 PM PDT · by ammodotcom · 6 replies ^ | 7-10-2020 |
    Our own Sam Jacobs sat down with Matthew Larosiere. Matthew Larosiere is the Director of Legal Policy at the Firearms Policy Coalition and an unashamed supporter of the Second Amendment without exceptions. He is also an early adopter of the 3D printer, something that he has become very skilled at using to make full firearms, firearms components, and other pieces. He believes that 3D printed guns are not just a Second Amendment issue, but also a First Amendment issue. His position in the FPC brings him into close contact with breaking legal issues and emerging attacks on the Second Amendment....
  • Researchers uncover the art of printing extremely hard steels flawlessly (3D-Printing)

    04/19/2020 3:05:46 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 33 replies ^ | 4/17/20 | Vandana Suresh, Dharmesh Patel
    Martensite steel powder used for 3D printing. Inset shows a zoomed-in view of the steel powder. Credit: Raiyan Seede/Texas A&M University College of Engineering For millennia, metallurgists have been meticulously tweaking the ingredients of steel to enhance its properties. As a result, several variants of steel exist today; but one type, called martensitic steel, stands out from its steel cousins as stronger and more cost-effective to produce. Hence, martensitic steels naturally lend themselves to applications in the aerospace, automotive and defense industries, among others, where high-strength, lightweight parts need to be manufactured without boosting the cost. However, for these and...