3d printed prototypes

Siemens Saves Time and Money Using Ultimaker 2 3D Printers for Prototype Production

Siemens AG  is a multinational corporation that holds the distinction of being Europe’s largest engineering company. Headquartered in Berlin and Munich, Germany, the company focuses on Healthcare, Industry, Energy, and Infrastructure &…

Your Electronics May Have a Brighter Future Thanks to 3D Printing

Look around your room when it’s dark. I’m willing to bet there’s more than one tiny, blinking light glowing in the darkness. From your computer, your phone, your TV –…

J-CAD Inc. Pumps Up Website, Acquires MakeMy3Dfile for Ease in Client Designing

J-CAD Inc. has the right idea when it comes to keeping the positive momentum charging ahead in business–and especially within the 3D printing industry, which is constantly reinventing itself as…

True Tales of Innovation: ZMorph Celebrates Talented Users & 3D Printed Innovations in Ztories–Share & Win

The ZMorph is a whirlwind of a multi-tasking 3D printer. It offers an irresistible range of potential for projects–so much so that it’s amazing anyone is able to step away…

LightBug Solar Powered GPS Tracker with 3D Printed Case Takes Flight on Kickstarter

When it comes to getting a product to market, the cost of tooling for injection molded plastic parts can be a real setback. 3D printing has been especially useful to…

Sleek, Modular & Magnetic 3D Printed Construction Sets Allow You to Design Your Next Home

Do it yourself projects and ideas for the home years ago were often relegated to handymen and construction types who took care of business out of sight in grimy garage workshops,…

The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — August 8, 2015

There are some weeks that this review covers mainly hardware, software, and business news. And then there’s weeks in 3D printing news where printed and printable items dominate. This week’s…

Part Yo-Yo, Part Drone, This 3D Printed Toy Is Very Impressive

I was one of those kids who, when Marchon came out with the Yo-Yo Ball in 1992, was pretty excited for the “auto-return technology” for these round toys that could…

Seatricity Now Testing the Oceanus 2 Wave Energy Generation System with 3D Printed Models

Seatricity says they’ll spend a week in July tank-testing a 3D printed model of the Oceanus 2 device in Ireland and the generators will have an estimated life cycle of…

Xometry Now Offering Streamlined Ordering for Product Engineers in Need of 3D Printed Custom Parts

Xometry, founded in 2014, realizes that as 3D printing becomes more ubiquitous, it also needs to become more accessible to clients who must order 3D printed parts and materials in a…

Smartphone Controlled Electric Skateboard 3D Printed at Autodesk’s Pier 9

Skateboards have long been the transportation choice of many a car-less teenager, but now that an entire generation of skaters have grown into adulthood many of them have brought their…

Ockham Razor Company Uses 3D Printing to Redesign Your Everyday Shaver, Launching on Kickstarter Soon

While the basic drugstore razor certainly comes in many colors and widths, and with all sorts of different little marketing assurances, in the end it is a sharp metal tool that…

3D Printed Male Chastity Device Prototype: Personal toy for men

For those couples seeking to spice up their personal lives with a bit of power play, leaving the woman in charge of the action (as it were), some inventive makers…

‘AM Patent Drawings and Graphics’ is now 3D Printing Patent Prototypes For Their Clients

We’ve all heard crazy ideas for inventions in our time. After all, it’s the ideal of the American entrepreneurial spirit: get a great idea, design and patent it, manufacture and…

3Dealise Uses One of The World’s Largest Commercial 3D Sand Printers to Create Prototypes for Customer

If we are to see a third industrial revolution borne out of the up-and-coming technology of 3D printing, many ideologies must change. Industrial leaders must realize that 3D printing won’t…