3D printed replicas

More Caves From China’s Yungang Grottoes are Reproduced Thanks to 3D Printing

Archaeology labs, museums, and cultural heritage institutions around the world have been using 3D printing technology to fabricate countless objects and provide access to cultural heritage. Thanks to additive manufacturing,…

Freshmade 3D & Kent State: 3D Printed Nine-Foot Statue to Be Installed at Ellis Island

Many of us have ancestors who passed through Ellis Island, making their way to a new life in the United States—and eventually creating progeny who would go on to parent…

24 Massive 3D Printed Replicas of Massively Popular Manga Characters

As I’ve mentioned before, 3D printing is a great way to bring part of your favorite fandom to life. There are some people who are fans of the Stars Wars…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 3, 2019

For this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting off with a celebration – Scansite created 3D printed replicas of the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore for the 50th…

University of Montana: Analyzing Accuracy of 3D Printed Femurs for Forensic Anthropology and Bioarchaelogy

Thesis student Myriah Adonia Jo Allen (University of Montana) discusses not only the implications of 3D scanning and 3D printing overall, but more specifically, how important the technology of 3D…

How Accurate is 3D Printing for Reconstructing Forensic Evidence?

More than one crime, including multiple murders, has been solved with help from 3D printing, as the technology can help recreate forensic evidence. But in a new study entitled “A…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 12, 2018

For this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, EOS is introducing its latest 3D printer at IMTS this week, while CRP Technology’s Windform RL 3D printing material is…

What are the Ethics of 3D Scanned and 3D Printed Museum and Archaeological Artifacts?

3D scanning and 3D printing have been used as forms of preservation, creating digital records and physical replicas of fragile archaeological finds or threatened works of art. The technology has…

The Manacor Museum Uses 3D Printed Replicas to Encourage Visitors to Touch Its Exhibits

The Manacor Museum in Mallorca, Spain was founded in 1908 as an archeological museum, but has since evolved into a true historical museum, showcasing objects from across the historical spectrum….

Release Your Inner Child and Play with 3D Printed Replicas of Einstein’s Building Blocks

Did you have a favorite toy as a child? I had many favorites growing up, but the first was this little rubber Grover from Sesame Street with bendable arms and legs;…

3D Printing Technology Used to Create Replicas of Historic Buddhist Statues in China

I re-watched one of my favorite movies this weekend, Hitch, about a New York City dating consultant played by Will Smith. While on an early morning date to Ellis Island…

3D Printing Helps Jewlr Speed Production of In-Demand Meghan Markle Engagement Ring Replicas

I am one of those many Americans who is just a tiny bit (okay, maybe a lot) obsessed with the British monarchy…not the system, so much, as the royals themselves….

3D Printed Vertebrae Models that Simulate Human Bone Used to Train Spinal Surgeons

Bone grafts have long been used to help patients suffering from broken or damaged bones heal, and implants, or scaffolds, are used to surgically hold all of the damaged fragments…

Chinese Studio Replicates Ancient Art Through 3D Printing

It’s really quite remarkable what 3D printing is capable of in the art world. Talented artists are using the technology to create works of art the likes of which have…

3D Printing Eliminates the ‘Look, Don’t Touch’ Rule for Archaeologists, Students & Museum Visitors

It’s been well established at this point that 3D printing is making a significant impact on industry around the world, whether you delve into aerospace, medicine, or even art, fashion,…

Ready, 3D Print, Fire! Antique Rifle Is Recreated on ZMorph 2.0 SX

The ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D printer is definitely being put to use around the world. Lately, we’ve seen creations such as the multifunctional walker prototype and the eco-friendly shoe….

A Palace Ceiling, a Winged Bull and a Room Full of History: 3D Printed Replicas of War-Destroyed Artifacts on Display at Roman Colosseum

As ISIS rampages across the Middle East, precious works of art and architecture that have stood for thousands of years have been tragically mowed down in attempts to snuff out…

National Park Service Centennial: CyArk Takes D.C. Visitors to Mount Rushmore in Seconds with Virtual Reality

It seems we have a celebration for anything and everything these days, whether we are appreciating cupcakes on Mondays or our dogs on Facebook last week. From genuine holidays to…

Classics Students at University of Canterbury Learn More about Ancient Rome through Examining 3D Printed Replicas

3D printing has begun to play a much larger role in education. While a priority nearly since the technology hit the mainstream, we now very commonly see entire labs popping…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Famous Sculptures and Antiquities

In my Ten 3DP Things column from a few weeks back I collected some of the coolest and most unique 3D printable buildings and monuments, and it was probably the…

Physicist Wants to 3D Print the Cockpit of a World War II Warbird

Munich, Germany is home to the Deutsches Museum, the world’s largest museum of science and technology. It was a visit to this museum that instilled in young Christoph Vernaleken a…

Japan: Roice Entertainment Offers 3D Printed Replicas of the Dearly Departed, Doubling as Urns

There’s simply nothing more difficult in life than losing a loved one. Still years after they’ve passed away, we often yearn to see them again whether in a dream, or…

Australia’s AAOD Museum & 3D Systems Produce 3D Printed Toy Replicas of Banjo the Dinosaur

Finding a cache of ancient dinosaur bones: I think it’s one of those secret dreams we all harbor, especially as children, diligently digging in the dirt while fantasizing about the…

Thanks to Denver’s 3D Printing Store, DU is 3D Printing Heart Valves, Ears & More

Colorado is just a divine place to be, in nearly any season. With warm days in summer and cool nights putting you under the down comforter, beautiful changing leaves to…