Keyword: Additive manufacturing

NASA Spinoff: Robotics, Automation & Control
A bulk metallic glass could slash prices of collaborative robots and lead to advanced 3D-printed metals.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Printers can be identified by their unique hot end, aiding intellectual property and security.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A low-cost, dynamically controlled surface for 3D printers reduces waste and saves time.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
An alternative, environmentally friendly production method creates permanent magnets.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This method is a faster way to manufacture combustion chambers and nozzles for aerospace propulsion as well as heat exchangers in oil and gas applications.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about a membrane-free, broadband microphone for the highest ultrasound frequencies.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The size and shape of the nanostructure can be controlled as it is assembled piece by piece.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The new metal lattice material can be used to create models that regain shape after being crushed.
Articles: Imaging
Resolution is an often discussed but seldom understood value in the world of 3D printing and additive manufacturing.
Articles: Software
Learn how to reuse more material without recycling.
Briefs: Aerospace
The supports enable the production of higher-quality, less-expensive parts via additive manufacturing.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The software could help reduce cost and waste for companies using additive manufacturing to mass-produce parts in factories.
Briefs: Power
This additively manufactured alloy is tailored for high-temperature applications.
Briefs: Propulsion
The thruster provides a low-cost, extremely efficient propulsion source for miniature satellites.
Briefs: Materials
Flea-sized, hollow blocks can be filled with materials that improve healing.
Briefs: Materials
A new method could jump-start the creation of tiny medical devices for the body.
Briefs: Materials
The structures’ small size and porosity make them well-suited for building components such as replacement joints.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Synthetic materials can mimic how living organisms expand and contract soft tissues, achieving complex 3D movements and functions.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The functioning human heart pump provides a model to track and trace what happens at the cell and molecular levels in the pump structure.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The invention can become color-changing “artificial muscle.”
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This method obtains high-color-purity 3D objects using a new class of nanoparticles.
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
Professor Shirley Meng explains why there's a demand for stretchable batteries.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The technique could have applications in diagnosing and monitoring the lungs of patients with COVID-19.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
By emulating the natural cellular architecture of wood, green products such as clothes, packaging, and furniture can be manufactured with unique properties.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Additive Manufacturing Automated Process Planning Software
The software automatically maps designs from CAD software to additive manufacturing to help cut unnecessary steps.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
This integrated nanosensor is printed on a daughter board using 3D printing techniques.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The technology welds adjacent 3D-printed layers more effectively, thereby increasing the reliability of the final part.
Briefs: Materials
The polyimide composites have uses in aerospace, automotive, construction, electronics, mechanical systems, and industrial machinery.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A new method manufactures complex shapeshifters for soft robots and biomedical implants.