Category3D printing

„Graphy“ From South Korea Prints 3D-Printed Alignment Aid With Shape Memory

There is hardly an industry or sector that is not supported by 3D printing technology. Graphy recently launched what is claimed to be the "world's first" directly 3D-printed orthodontic splint with shape memory function at a show in Cologne, Germany. The manufacturer from South Korea works respectively prints with photopolymer resins. The new product makes it possible to speed up the treatment process for patients. It could make replacement aligners largely obsolete.

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Our Highlights From the drupa Blog 2021

The year 2021 is coming to an end and looking back, a lot has happened. We have been able to experience many events and topics and kept hold of them in our drupa blog, and we would like to thank all our readers. From virtual.drupa to sustainability and 3D printing to printing processes, we have covered a wide variety of areas and would like to share some of our highlights with you before 2022 arrives and we start looking into the future to what lies ahead.

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Carbon’s 3D Printing Technology Could Change How Everything Is Made – Here is Why

The hypothetical picture we currently have on our future life may sound like a good sci-fi series on Netflix where it would be impossible to differentiate between lifelike robots and humans at some point in time. While the hype around virtual creations and virtual reality is growing, Carbon is committed to placing things from virtual space into physical space in a completely new, never-before-seen state. Our reality doesn’t seem that exciting but the steps and advances being made in 3D printing right now definitely.

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How 3D Printing Could Help Prevent And Fight Drinking Water Shortages

If there's one thing Western societies take for granted, it's access to a safe supply of drinking water and having decent wastewater. However, currently 2.2 billion have no access to exactly that. And the forecasts are bad: it is possible that by 2032 more than half of the world's population will suffer from a lack of drinking water. Creative and innovative solutions need to be created to address the problem. How can 3D printing help?

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Houses Out of the 3D Printer

Aerial Top View with from Flying Drone

In Germany, the first 3D-printed home was recently completed and christened. It can be found in Beckum and brings with it 160 square meters of space. Now the idea of 3D printing homes will be looked at carefully to determine whether it is useful for the future and commercial use in the construction industry.

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