TOP 5 videos of the week: 3D printed surfboard and much more!

Published on August 19, 2018 by Michelle J.
3D printed surfboard

We found the TOP 5 videos of the week related to 3D printing and additive manufacturing here. Share your videos and comment on the article below or on the 3Dnatives’ Facebook or Twitter account. Hope you’ll enjoy and have a great Sunday!

Top 1: Sustainable 3D printed surfboard

Surfing is a great way to go out on the water. But a big problem is the waste being created in form of the broken surfboards. An Australian innovator have  started developing a solution with a 3D printed surfboard, check this interesting project.

Top 2: Biodegradable cups

This great design by CRÈME; HyO-Cup is created as a completely organic, biodegradable cup. These cups are made out of gourds which grow inside 3D printed molds to shape them and bring them into their take their functionality.

Top 3: 3D guns at home

With all the controversy surrounding 3D printed guns’ blueprints the original judgement was to be released the August 1st, and although this was supposed to be held back the file is already out and ready to be downloaded for prints, get the insight here.

Top 4: Metal aircraft parts

The air New Zealand has teamed up with the New Zealand company Zenith Tecnica. They have collaborated to investigate 3D printed metal parts for aircraft and tools. See their progress here.

Top 5: First commercial concrete home

The world  is moving into a new face with 3D printed housing, when it soon will have its first batch of commercially available 3D-printed concrete homes. See how people at the consortium of the Dutch municipality of Eindhoven, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), along with three private firms has joined forces to build five of these unique homes in the hub city of Eindhoven, Netherlands.

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