Researchers Study Behavior of 3D Printed Geneva Mechanisms

A Geneva drive is a gear that will turn a continuous rotation mechanism into an intermittent rotary motion mechanism by adding a driven wheel to the gear with multiple slots….

3D Printing with SPEE3D: It’s About Standard Parts and Low Costs, Not Sophistication

At last year’s RAPID + TCT, we spoke with Australian startup SPEE3D about its patented supersonic 3D deposition (SP3D) technology and award-wining, large-format LightSPEE3D 3D printer, which is capable of…

Temple Roofs in India Receiving a 3D Printed Copper Makeover

While plastics like PLA and ABS will always have a major place in the 3D printing world, metal has obviously been receiving a lot of attention in recent years, as…

ZYYX CEO Details Upcoming Sub-€10K Benchtop Metal 3D Printing Solution

Last week at TCT Asia, Sweden-based ZYYX went public with a concept it’s been working on quietly for some time now: a metal 3D printing system. While, as with recent…

Sculpteo Expands Metal 3D Printing Options with ExOne’s M-Flex 3D Printer

French online 3D printing service Sculpteo, with offices in Paris and San Francisco, offers on-demand 3D printed individual products, as well as short-run manufacturing, through its user-friendly web interface. The…

Recreating Ancient Heritage Through 3D Printing

In the 19th century, an Austrian mine operator named Johann Georg Ramsauer working near Hallstatt, Austria encountered a sizable prehistoric cemetery containing more than 1,000 burial sites. The graves were…

Shapeways Introduces Interlocking Metals: Brass, Bronze & Silver!

Shapeways has just announced that they are the first online 3D printing platform to offer interlocking metal parts in cast brass, bronze, and silver. They introduced interlocking parts in 3D printed aluminum at the…

Spoiler Alert! Game of Thrones Season 6 Premiere Features 3D Printed Dagger from Shapeways

Warning! If you haven’t seen the season six premiere of HBO’s Game of Thrones yet, you might want to stop scrolling through this article and start watching the long-awaited and…

3D Printed Glass Molds Brings New Techniques to Ancient Art

3D Printed Glass Molds Brings New Techniques to Ancient Art

June 24, 2015

As with all basic substances, it is impossible to know exactly how the invention of glass occurred. However, it is speculated that it developed as a result of sand blowing…

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