3D Printed Gold Collection Set to Transform Jewelry Industry

3D Printed Gold Collection Set to Transform Jewelry Industry

Lionel Theodore Dean is a graduate of the Royal College of Art, London, and following his schooling, Dean worked for automotive designer Pininfarina in Italy. He went on to launch his own design consultancy business with the rollout of a full-size concept car at the 1989 Tokyo Auto Salon. While his work was initially found focus […]

Lionel Theodore Dean is a graduate of the Royal College of Art, London, and following his schooling, Dean worked for automotive designer Pininfarina in Italy. He went on to launch his own design consultancy business with the rollout of a full-size concept car at the...
The Nipi Smart Cooler Used 3D Printing to Reach Market 75% Faster

The Nipi Smart Cooler Used 3D Printing to Reach Market 75% Faster

To get their initial concept design for a novel cooler realized as a working prototype, Nipi turned to 3D printing service provider 3D Print Bureau. And using FDM and PolyJet 3D printing solutions, 3D Print Bureau produced a group of fully-functional parts for the Nipi to take care of any design issues before the company […]

To get their initial concept design for a novel cooler realized as a working prototype, Nipi turned to 3D printing service provider 3D Print Bureau. And using FDM and PolyJet 3D printing solutions, 3D Print Bureau produced a group of fully-functional parts for the...
Hide Your Drinking Problem With These 3D Printed Lolo Lids

Hide Your Drinking Problem With These 3D Printed Lolo Lids

They’ll keep your beer cold, and perhaps most important, Lolo Lids hide the sort of beverage you’re swilling away from the eyes of casual observers and their dry-county moral outrage. The Lolo Lid features a plastic top which is designed to appear much the same – to the eyes of the drink-in-public-shaming hordes – as a […]

They’ll keep your beer cold, and perhaps most important, Lolo Lids hide the sort of beverage you’re swilling away from the eyes of casual observers and their dry-county moral outrage. The Lolo Lid features a plastic top which is designed to appear much the...
InterLatin and Colibrí Introducing the Next Generation to 3D Printing

InterLatin and Colibrí Introducing the Next Generation to 3D Printing

Colibrí 3D develops 3D design capabilities for a new generation. Based in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Colibrí says their goal is to bring new generations of designers and technicians into the fascinating 3D printing universe. Driven by the Mexican technology company InterLatin, the system is an ambitious training program specially designed for children and teenagers. InterLatin, a […]

Colibrí 3D develops 3D design capabilities for a new generation. Based in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Colibrí says their goal is to bring new generations of designers and technicians into the fascinating 3D printing universe. Driven by the Mexican technology company...
Mass Effect M8-Avenger Assault Rifle Has Been 3D Printed

Mass Effect M8-Avenger Assault Rifle Has Been 3D Printed

Mass Effect is a popular action and role-playing shooter video game series. It was developed by the Canadian company BioWare, and released for play on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows. A third installment was also released on the Wii U. The original trilogy revolves around a soldier – Commander Shepard – tasked with […]

Mass Effect is a popular action and role-playing shooter video game series. It was developed by the Canadian company BioWare, and released for play on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows. A third installment was also released on the Wii U. The original trilogy...
Entomologists Say 3D Printing Key to Saving California Avocado Crop

Entomologists Say 3D Printing Key to Saving California Avocado Crop

The vast majority of American-grown avocados come from California, and the rest come from Florida and Hawaii. The domestic avocado market is worth $429 million, and all but $23 million of that national market comes from the Golden State. Now scientists say a “beetle-fungus complex” has caused dieback and mortality to avocados and numerous agricultural and […]

The vast majority of American-grown avocados come from California, and the rest come from Florida and Hawaii. The domestic avocado market is worth $429 million, and all but $23 million of that national market comes from the Golden State. Now scientists say a...
The Fusion: A Portable, Open Source 3D Printer for Just $249

The Fusion: A Portable, Open Source 3D Printer for Just $249

Fusion Printers sells 3D printers to the public, and though they are DIY kits, the company says they’ll assist buyers “in every way possible” with their questions and concerns. Fusion, formed in 2015 by Nate Rogers, began when the designer, entrepreneur and tattoo artist began his project to create a higher quality printer for a […]

Fusion Printers sells 3D printers to the public, and though they are DIY kits, the company says they’ll assist buyers “in every way possible” with their questions and concerns. Fusion, formed in 2015 by Nate Rogers, began when the designer, entrepreneur and...
Heijmans Contest Seeks the 3D Printed Wall Cladding of the Future

Heijmans Contest Seeks the 3D Printed Wall Cladding of the Future

Heijmans is a construction company from the Netherlands, and together with 3D print luminaries DUS Architects and 3D Hubs, they’re sponsoring a 3D print contest. You may be familiar with Heijmans from the company’s collaborations with 3D Print Canal House and the MX3D Bridge in Amsterdam. All those projects are at the forefront of 3D printed and […]

Heijmans is a construction company from the Netherlands, and together with 3D print luminaries DUS Architects and 3D Hubs, they’re sponsoring a 3D print contest. You may be familiar with Heijmans from the company’s collaborations with 3D Print Canal House...
Moving People: Helping Highlight the Plight of Refugees with 3D Printing & Guerrilla Street Art

Moving People: Helping Highlight the Plight of Refugees with 3D Printing & Guerrilla Street Art

At this moment, there are approximately 13,000 asylum seekers who have been given refugee status in the Netherlands and are awaiting new homes. While many there argue there is insufficient social housing to meet quotas set by the government, the problem will only become more complex as a further 13,000 refugee permits are expected to […]

At this moment, there are approximately 13,000 asylum seekers who have been given refugee status in the Netherlands and are awaiting new homes. While many there argue there is insufficient social housing to meet quotas set by the government, the problem will only...
ArtiVasc 3D: Hybrid Inkjet & Laser 3D Printing Process Bio-Fabricates Artificial Blood Vessels

ArtiVasc 3D: Hybrid Inkjet & Laser 3D Printing Process Bio-Fabricates Artificial Blood Vessels

ArtiVasc 3D is set to unveil a micro- and nano-scale manufacturing technology which promises the generation of entirely “vascularised bioartificial tissue.” What it means is tissue which can use nutrition and metabolism and the “bioartificial vascularised skin” engineered using ArtiVasc 3D may well be the first system capable of creating replacement tissue for human use. A […]

ArtiVasc 3D is set to unveil a micro- and nano-scale manufacturing technology which promises the generation of entirely “vascularised bioartificial tissue.” What it means is tissue which can use nutrition and metabolism and the “bioartificial vascularised skin”...
The Lumma is a 3D Printed, Automated Medication Dispenser

The Lumma is a 3D Printed, Automated Medication Dispenser

Jason Littman, the CEO of Life Integrating Technologies and Experiences, or LITE, says his company’s Lumma takes on a problem which will only get more critical with the passage of time as the population ages. “Here’s the thing, remembering to take medication and supplements can get downright confusing. In fact, medication non-adherence is costing America […]

Jason Littman, the CEO of Life Integrating Technologies and Experiences, or LITE, says his company’s Lumma takes on a problem which will only get more critical with the passage of time as the population ages. “Here’s the thing, remembering to take...
Men Are from Mars: Women Select the Ideal (3D Printed) Penis

Men Are from Mars: Women Select the Ideal (3D Printed) Penis

In a recent study–slightly more scientific than a recent poll to determine what men view as the ideal lady parts–researchers printed out a range of penis models and then called on women to rate which of them were the correct or ideal size. The survey wasn’t limited to a single phallus theory, but instead asked […]

In a recent study–slightly more scientific than a recent poll to determine what men view as the ideal lady parts–researchers printed out a range of penis models and then called on women to rate which of them were the correct or ideal size. The survey...
Ouro_botics Developing Modular Bioprinting Platform for Students, Biohackers and Researchers

Ouro_botics Developing Modular Bioprinting Platform for Students, Biohackers and Researchers

The founder of Ouro_botics, Jemma Redmond, was working on her masters thesis about four years ago – a tome entitled An Investigation into Osteoblast Adhesion — when she discovered bioprinting. In Dublin, around her kitchen table, her company came to fruition. “One particular application was cell adhesion, and so I set out to create some ECMS (extra cellular […]

The founder of Ouro_botics, Jemma Redmond, was working on her masters thesis about four years ago – a tome entitled An Investigation into Osteoblast Adhesion — when she discovered bioprinting. In Dublin, around her kitchen table, her company came to fruition....
Pininfarina and De Rosa Join Forces to Create a 3D Printed Italian Racing Bicycle

Pininfarina and De Rosa Join Forces to Create a 3D Printed Italian Racing Bicycle

At 13 years old just after the war in 1947, Ugo De Rosa was crazy about bicycles. He reveled in reviewing the feats of the great road racers Bartali and Coppi, and once his studies were complete for the day, he headed to Filippo Fasci’s workshop where he dreamed of building himself a bike and […]

At 13 years old just after the war in 1947, Ugo De Rosa was crazy about bicycles. He reveled in reviewing the feats of the great road racers Bartali and Coppi, and once his studies were complete for the day, he headed to Filippo Fasci’s workshop where he dreamed...
12th Annual Stratasys Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge Accepting Entries

12th Annual Stratasys Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge Accepting Entries

Stratasys Ltd., the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solution provider, is now accepting entries for their 12th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. The challenge is open to students around the world, and the annual 3D printing event tasks students in engineering, design, art or architecture to design a new product which improves on an […]

Stratasys Ltd., the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solution provider, is now accepting entries for their 12th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. The challenge is open to students around the world, and the annual 3D printing event tasks students in...
Simplify3D Adds More 3D Printers to Their List of Compatible Devices

Simplify3D Adds More 3D Printers to Their List of Compatible Devices

Simplify3D, provider of professional 3D printing software, has now expanded the compatibility of their tools to include more than 30 new machines. “Simplify3D’s goal is to help users optimize the output of their 3D printers by offering top-of-the-line software that is compatible with the vast majority of machines,” says Natalie Adler of Simplify3D. “To that […]

Simplify3D, provider of professional 3D printing software, has now expanded the compatibility of their tools to include more than 30 new machines. “Simplify3D’s goal is to help users optimize the output of their 3D printers by offering top-of-the-line software...
Build Your Own Food Cartridge Extruder Thanks to 3DigitalCooks

Build Your Own Food Cartridge Extruder Thanks to 3DigitalCooks

Luis Rodriguez Alcalde is the founder of 3DigitalCooks, and the Barcelona man has joined his passions for food and rapid prototyping to create “a unique and customized eating experience.” His latest project is a Cartridge Extruder to help users transform their interaction with food by merging food with technology. “Our main focus relys on developing […]

Luis Rodriguez Alcalde is the founder of 3DigitalCooks, and the Barcelona man has joined his passions for food and rapid prototyping to create “a unique and customized eating experience.” His latest project is a Cartridge Extruder to help users transform their...
Unlocking the Mystery of the Jamestown Graves with 3D Printing

Unlocking the Mystery of the Jamestown Graves with 3D Printing

A few years back, archaeologists digging beneath a church built in 1608 found the site of four graves near Jamestown, Virginia. The vagaries of time and nature had left little but bones, the coffin nails used to seal up the dead and a pair of artifacts which proved the keys to unlocking the mystery of […]

A few years back, archaeologists digging beneath a church built in 1608 found the site of four graves near Jamestown, Virginia. The vagaries of time and nature had left little but bones, the coffin nails used to seal up the dead and a pair of artifacts which proved...
Retouch3D Finalizing Design for Their 3D Print Finishing Pen

Retouch3D Finalizing Design for Their 3D Print Finishing Pen

Created by 3D 2.0, the Retouch3D was launched via a Kickstarter campaign to build “the world’s first heated tool to finish 3D prints with variable heat and interchangeable heads designed for specific 3D retouching tasks.” And it was a popular idea indeed as 394 backers pledged a total of $56,398 — well over the original […]

Created by 3D 2.0, the Retouch3D was launched via a Kickstarter campaign to build “the world’s first heated tool to finish 3D prints with variable heat and interchangeable heads designed for specific 3D retouching tasks.” And it was a popular idea indeed as 394...
Help REMAKE 3D Printing with the 3D Hubs Failed Print Contest

Help REMAKE 3D Printing with the 3D Hubs Failed Print Contest

3D Hubs is convinced that digital manufacturing through 3D printing will become the “factories of the future.” The idea is that by enabling consumer products to be made on-demand – and much closer to the point of purchase – waste can be eliminated, and overproduction and transport costs can be cut back. Now 3D Hubs is looking […]

3D Hubs is convinced that digital manufacturing through 3D printing will become the “factories of the future.” The idea is that by enabling consumer products to be made on-demand – and much closer to the point of purchase – waste can be eliminated, and...
Peugeot Fractal Concept Car Features A Wild 3D Printed Interior

Peugeot Fractal Concept Car Features A Wild 3D Printed Interior

The Peugeot Fractal is a concept electric urban car, but perhaps the most interesting feature of the vehicle is what the company is calling the Peugeot i-Cockpit, a 3D printed exploration of what a vehicle’s interior might be in the future. Peugeot’s Citroen research unit, StelLab, and Focal, a French electro-acoustic sound system firm, have […]

The Peugeot Fractal is a concept electric urban car, but perhaps the most interesting feature of the vehicle is what the company is calling the Peugeot i-Cockpit, a 3D printed exploration of what a vehicle’s interior might be in the future. Peugeot’s...
Hamburg Ship Model Basin Cuts Prototyping Costs & Lead Times with In-House Stratasys 3D Printer

Hamburg Ship Model Basin Cuts Prototyping Costs & Lead Times with In-House Stratasys 3D Printer

Hamburgische Schiffbau Versuchsanstalt – the Hamburg Ship Model Basin – is a private, self-supporting, nonprofit organization that provides research and consultancy services to the maritime industry around the world. The sophisticated experimental research facilities at HSVA have been at the leading edge of maritime model basin operations since it was founded in 1913. With the […]

Hamburgische Schiffbau Versuchsanstalt – the Hamburg Ship Model Basin – is a private, self-supporting, nonprofit organization that provides research and consultancy services to the maritime industry around the world. The sophisticated experimental research...
Arcam Expands To the US With Sales and Support Office

Arcam Expands To the US With Sales and Support Office

Arcam, which specializes in the production of machines capable of 3D printing with specialized metal alloys, boasts more than 50 patents. Their Electron Beam Manufacturing (EBM) process, among other technologies, is used in medical and aerospace applications. Electron beam melting uses electromagnetic coils to provide several “melt pools” which can be precisely controlled and maintained simultaneously, […]

Arcam, which specializes in the production of machines capable of 3D printing with specialized metal alloys, boasts more than 50 patents. Their Electron Beam Manufacturing (EBM) process, among other technologies, is used in medical and aerospace applications. Electron...
Water Pik is Making Your Daily Shower Better With 3D Printing

Water Pik is Making Your Daily Shower Better With 3D Printing

Water Pik engineers have used 3D printing technology and rapid prototyping at their Fort Collins, Colorado headquarters for nearly 20 years at their R&D labs to create their shower heads, and they say 3D printing gives their engineers the opportunity to fine-tune and design better shower heads. Using rapid prototyping, they create computer-based 3D designs […]

Water Pik engineers have used 3D printing technology and rapid prototyping at their Fort Collins, Colorado headquarters for nearly 20 years at their R&D labs to create their shower heads, and they say 3D printing gives their engineers the opportunity to fine-tune...
Additively Launches the 3D Printing Material Finder App

Additively Launches the 3D Printing Material Finder App

Finding the right 3D printing material is critical to the success of a project and now Additively says the process has just become easier with their Material Finder, “an easy-to-use tool to search a database of more than 250 3D printing materials by various characteristics, mechanical and physical properties and many other criteria.” The application answers […]

Finding the right 3D printing material is critical to the success of a project and now Additively says the process has just become easier with their Material Finder, “an easy-to-use tool to search a database of more than 250 3D printing materials by various...

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