3D Design

SLM Solutions Webinar: “We Want to Give our Customers the Freedom to Innovate”

A new webinar series by 3D metal printer manufacturer SLM Solutions showcases its system’s ability to empower customers to grow in the ever-evolving additive manufacturing (AM) marketplace. For many 3D…

The Full-Color Voxel Woman: 3D Printing the Complexity of Human Anatomy

Creating anatomical 3D models with cutting edge technology can forever change the way anatomy and medicine are illustrated. At Victoria University of Wellington (Victoria), in New Zealand, students are quickly…

Interview with Lynton Dent on 3D Printing Business Consulting in Africa

Lynton Dent is the Business Development Manager for Rapid 3D. Rapid 3D is a reseller for EOS, Markforged, Artek, 3D Systems and HP in South Africa. In this interview, Dent…

Virgin Orbit’s Kevin Zagorski: “AM is the Future of how Rockets will be Designed and Built”

A rocket launched from Earth needs to reach a speed of at least 7.9 kilometers per second to get to space. That’s 20 times the speed of sound and six…

2020 Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge Winners Announced Virtually

This week, during the 8th Additive World Conference in Eindhoven, the winners of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2020 were announced virtually by Ultimaker’s Steven van de…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 27, 2020

We’re beginning today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with a little research, and then moving on to business. An international team of researchers has been experimenting with 3D printed medications that…

COVID-19 Response: 3YOURMIND Creates Order Management Platform for 3D Printed Supplies

The news on everyone’s mind these days is the coronavirus, or COVID-19. Its proper name is SARS-CoV-2, which stands for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, and it seems like…

HP’s Partner Network Teams Up to Battle COVID-19 with Simple Designs & 3D Printed Innovations

Normally, this is the time of year when we’re fielding a constant flood of press releases, firming up travel plans, and starting to set interview schedules for the annual 3D…

Lynnette Kucsma: “Our Next Food Printer Will Use Lasers to Cook Food”

3D printing technology could challenge the way we eat in the future, making recipes trivial and letting the imagination run wild. It will basically disrupt the kitchen. When Paul Bocuse,…

BOTT 1000 Morlaco: A Superbike Built With 3D Printed Components

Thed BOTT 1000 Morlaco is the one of the first superbikes to have its body and other components produced with 3D printing technology. This superbike was developed by Bottpower, a…

The Shield of Achilles: Greek Students Enjoy Learning Program Integrating 3D Printing Studies & Classical Studies

Angelopoulos and E. Solomou have authored ‘The Shield of Achilles using 3D Technologies to Support Teaching Scenarios of Homeric Epics,’ describing a recent interdisciplinary school program centered around the Homer’s…

3D Screener Webinar: Evonik’s New Software Tool Can Help Manufacturers

Just over a week ago, specialty chemicals and 3D printing materials company Evonik announced the introduction of a new software tool for additive manufacturing (AM). Developed by Castor, an Israeli…

A Star Wars Fan Receives an R2-D2 3D Printed Bionic Arm And A Call From Mark Hamill

Open Bionics is a company located in Bristol, United Kingdom, that develops affordable and assistive devices to enhance the human body. Founded by Samantha Payne and Joel Gibbard in 2014,…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 26, 2020

In our 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’ve got a workshop and a partnership, along with student discounts for 3D modeling and students 3D printing parts for an electric vehicle….

Costa Rica: Researchers Design 3D Printed Medical Device for Suturing Extremities

Our skin protects us from invading microorganisms and foreign substances, eliminates harmful toxins, helps to regulate our core body temperature, and is in charge of receiving both tactile and thermal…

Beyond Orange Peel: Using Waste to 3D Print Cups

Unlocking the value of a circular economy using 3D printing is leading innovation everywhere. Recovery initiatives to increase sustainability, like reusing plastic waste and turning it into 3D printing filament,…

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The Top 10 SelfCAD Improvements of 2019

Let’s start 2020 with something positive – reflecting on the awesomeness of 2019. 2019 was a productive year for us at SelfCAD. We listened to your feedback, fixed bugs and…

GE Research, ORNL, & PARC: Speeding Up Design & Validation of 3D Printed Turbomachinery Components

This week, multidisciplinary partners GE Research, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), and PARC, a Xerox company, were awarded a $1.3 million project to more than double the speed of the…

Interview with Jason Chuen: Shaping Australia’s Medical 3D Printing Environment

In Australia, vascular surgeon Jason Chuen understands that 3D printing is the exciting next step in personalized medicine, which is why he uses 3D scans and 3D printing to deliver…

Wolf Schweitzer: “3D Printing is Helping to Develop Forensic Devices”

Post mortem examinations are widely used to determine the cause of death, yet traditional autopsy has changed little in the past century, consisting of external examination and evisceration, dissection of…

Interview with Lockheed: “Orion Spacecraft Has 200 3D Printed Components”

In 2006, NASA selected Lockheed Martin to design, develop, and build Orion, set to embark on both manned and unmanned missions, it is the agency’s newest deep space exploration spaceship…

Organization Profile: Makerversity

Discussion on Education The typical methods of educating people are dead in my eyes. I have believed this for a while. I was never a fan of organized school. It…

Making Your Own Education

The need for self exploration and project driven thinking is essential to growth. I personally believe this is the best form of learning.

Company Profile – Batch Works

This is a brief company profile of Batch.Works. I stumbled upon them as I was looking into different makerspaces in London.