3D Printing

High School Students Create 3D Printed Prosthetic For One Grateful Individual

As 3D technology becomes more commonly integrated at earlier stages of education, students are producing surprisingly advanced products. Last January, Jayme Sims lost four of his fingers in a wood…

Solidoodle Begins Offering Refurbished 3D Printers Starting at $299

When it comes to PCs and laptops, there is a huge market for refurbished hardware. After all, if the manufacturer can completely overhaul it and bring it back to its original…

China Creating Blueprint for a Major Plan to Develop Their 3D Printing Industry

Here in the United States, many economists believe that one of the major economic impacts of 3D printing, along with robotics, will be the repatriation of jobs. Jobs which companies…

Ord Solutions Names Their 3D Printer the RoVa3D & Launches Kickstarter Campaign

A couple of weeks ago, we reported on a company called ORD Solutions, that had planned to launch their second Kickstarter campaign, in order to help fund the production of…

RoboHand to Team With College of the Quachitas to Open Printer Farm and Mass Produce 3D Printed Prosthetics

One of the more intriguing, as well as ‘feel good’ applications of the rapidly progressing 3D printing movement, is that of Robohand. Robohand is an organization which was founded by…

3D Printed House 1.0 – Printed in Salt and Like Nothing You’ve Seen Before

The 3D printing of buildings is not something new to those of you who have been following the news lately. There have been several successful attempts at 3D printing construction…

Researchers 3D Print Electrically Conductive Strain Sensors

It is amazing how quickly 3D printing technology has been advancing. The advancements we have seen from the time Chuck Hull invented the process of stereolithography in 1983 until the…

THRE3D Launches 3D Printing Contest – RepYourCity Street Art Challenge

We all love 3D printing contests, right? They provide us a chance to show off our creativity and design skills, and hopefully walk away with a prize as well as…

Innovators to Gather in Israel to Use 3D Printers to Help The Disabled

Next Sunday,  innovators will converge on Nazareth, Israel to compete in the Tikkun Olam Make-a-thon. The Tikkun Olam Make-a-thon is a marathon of sorts during which teams of people will use 3D-printing and…

Sedgwick DLP 3D Printer Launches on Kickstarter as Most Affordable SLA 3D Printer Yet

As a writer, one of the worse things you can do is repeat yourself from one article to the next. Unfortunately though, sometimes you are left with no alternatives. Over…

Tytan 3D to Launch a Multi-Material 3D Printer Which Prints in Salt, Paper, Food, Adhesives & More

As 3D printing technology progresses, we are seeing all sorts of new materials hit the market. Composite polymers, new proprietary resin formulations, and entirely new material types altogether, have been…

3D Printerworks to Launch Kickstarter Campaign Next Month for Their CreatorBot 3D Printer

Some may argue that there are too many consumer based 3D printers currently on the market. Because of the open source schematics, which are readily available to designers and manufacturers,…

Marxism and Chocolate: Ideas in 3D Printing

We live in a time period where we are more dependent, than ever before on outside sources for nearly everything. People have begun to look at activities that would have…

French Company, Drawn, is Now 3D Printing Entire Furniture Pieces.. And They Are Amazing

When most people think of 3D printing, they picture small objects, no larger than the size of a basketball. This is mostly because of 2 contributing factors. 1) 3D printers…

World’s First Life Sized 3D Printed Humanoid Skeleton, Created with 3Doodler

The 3Doodler is probably one of the more successful gadgets to emerge from Kickstarter in the last 18 months. The hand held 3D printing pen, which to those who have…

President Obama Takes a Liking to ZeGo Robotics’ 5-in-1 3D Printer, Engraver, Pick/Place, Plotter, Burner

This past Wednesday, President Barack Obama held an official White House Maker Faire, where makers from around the world came to show off different things that they had ‘made’. These included…

3D Printed Tactile Books For Blind Children, Created By University of Colorado Assistant Professor

There are many important learning tools for a child’s development, as they make their way through the world. For me at least, one of the more memorable tools for learning,…

South Korea Unveils Plan to Pull Ahead in 3D Printing

If you want to see what it looks like when a country really gets behind 3D printing, then you will want to pay attention to the South Korean government’s newly…

Nick Ervinck Releases His Book of Amazing 3D Printed Art, ‘GNI_RI_2014’

If you haven’t seen Ervinck’s work, you should take a look. The pieces he has created have taken his home country of Belgium by storm and are sure to expand…

iMakr Holds Grand Opening for Second 3D Printing Store – Hundreds Attend Including Many Notable Industry Leaders

It’s only a matter of time before we begin to see 3D printing stores pop up all over the world. Right now, they are few and far between, mostly because…

Researchers Create 3D Printed Interlocking Bricks Which Require no Mortar

Over the last six months alone, we have seen several companies and creative individuals introduce methods to 3D print large structures such as homes. Although there are no major commercial…

Researchers Use Microstereolithography 3D Printers to Print Objects 400X’s Stronger Than Current Standards

When it comes to 3D printing, most people visualize the process on a macro scale, a scale which can be observed with the human eye. Critics of 3D printing argue…

National Institute of Health Offers Its Collection of 3D Print Files To The Public

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the United States’ medical research agency, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases teamed up to launch a 3D Print Exchange on Wednesday….

Bioprinting Livers: Starting Small

At this point in time, many leading college research departments have begun working on various aspects of 3D bioprinting. Whether it’s developing anything from 3D blood vessels to growing organs…