What’s happening in 3D Printing? May 2017

In this quick round up here are a few articles to sum up the world of 3D Printing at the moment, we’ve scanned the pages of 3ders.org, a useful website that provides interesting news about 3D printing technology and products.

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A 3D printed chess set has been made that can help the visually impaired learn the game

A group of innovative young people from Argentina have designed and 3D printed a chess board that is catered to people with visual impairments. The tactile 3D printed chess set, which has braille embedded on its board, has been given to the Elizalde Institute for the blind in Argentina.

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Master plan for East London’s 10,800-home development has been 3D printed

Hobs Studio, a UK-based company that provides 3D solutions for clients in architecture, engineering, and construction, has created a huge SLA 3D printed model of a planned housing development in East London. The Barking Riverside mock-up becomes the UK’s largest 3D printed master plan model.

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Dublin’s new Irish Manufacturing Research centre opens up 40 jobs in 3D printing, robotics, more

Around 40 new technology jobs, including positions related to additive manufacturing, are to open up in Dublin, where a €15 million advanced manufacturing centre has just opened. Irish Manufacturing Research will create roles in robotics, mathematics, 3D printing, and other areas.

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