Czech Republic

Markforged Metal 3D Printing Replaces Obsolete Part for Legacy Race Car

Founded in 2013 by Greg Mark, Massachusetts-headquartered Markforged quickly became a powerful presence in the 3D printing industry, first with carbon fiber reinforced 3D printing and then developing a novel…

Floating 3D Printed House Completed on Schedule

They say that home is where the heart is—and for some, yes that may be in a tiny 3D printed home perched atop a pontoon boat. The 3D printing industry…

Czech Republic: 3D Printed Home to Be Anchored on Pontoon Boat

The construction industry is ripe with potential for enjoying all the benefits of 3D printing—from innovative hardware and futuristic-looking robotics to complex software and a variety of materials and robust…

Investigating Properties of Virgin, Sieved, and Waste 316L Metallic Powder for SLM 3D Printing

We often see metal 3D printing used to make steel parts, so plenty of research is being done regarding the material properties. Researchers from VSB – Technical University of Ostrava…

Fragaria Launches Karmen – Remote 3D Print Monitor

IT solutions supplier Fragaria, located in the Czech Republic, invests in developing its own products as much as it focuses on helping clients create prototyping solutions and development methodologies. Two…

Researchers Designing Modular 3D Printed Composite Hollow Beams

In ‘Designing modular 3D printed reinforcement of wound composite hollow beams with semidefinite programming,’ researchers from the Czech Republic improve on composites used to make lattices for bioprinting. Their goal…

Czech Republic: Researchers to Support Ongoing Electronic Structures Work with nScrypt 3D Printer

The University of Pardubice is one of the top universities in the Czech Republic, and particularly excels in the chemical sciences. It originally opened in 1950, in answer to a local…

Researchers Compare Microstructure of As-Cast, Hot-Extruded, and 3D Printed Magnesium Alloy Samples

Alloys of the shiny gray chemical element magnesium (Mg) feature a high strength-to-weight ratio and a low density of about 1700 kg/m3, making them good options for technical applications in…

Bionic Scooter Frame 3D Printed Out of Stainless Steel Powder

Last summer, my husband and I took a vacation with his family to Tybee Island, which is about 18 miles east of Savannah, Georgia and a total of just 3.2…

Engineering Student Creates Inexpensive 3D Printed Eye Prosthesis

While some researchers have worked on 3D printed eyes that could reverse blindness and connect to WiFi, the possibility of a 3D printed eye prosthesis that looks real represents a…

Y Soft’s International Education Survey Finds That Majority of Schools Limit Student Access to 3D Printing

It’s a fact that students go to school to learn. They learn about historical events and how the government works, they learn how to perform mathematical equations, and they learn…

Czech Researchers Use 3D Printing to Create Fully Functional Lung Model

Often when we are sick or injured and seeking treatment from a medical professional, we do not consider all the background that actually goes into surgeries and the overall healing—much…

Case Study of YSoft 3D Printing Classroom in Czech Republic Yields Important Results

It’s pretty clear by now that 3D printing in the classroom is extremely beneficial to students; they enjoy learning and using the technology, and it helps prepare them for the…

A Few Questions For: Y Soft — CEO Václav Muchna Tells Us About Complementary Tech, Integration, Vision

We’ve been following the odyssey of Czech Republic-based Y Soft for some time now, most recently covering the release of their SafeQ software platform and the global availability of the…

Metal 3D Printing Helps Innomia Increase the Production of Auto Parts by 17%

With both safety and weight/fuel efficiency concerns being high priorities for automobile manufacturers, plastic components are being used in modern cars more than ever. Unfortunately plastic components can often feel…

Upcoming 3D Hubs Events: Prague, London, Raleigh, and Calcutta

While many people in the US are preparing Halloween costumes, internationally, there are many 3D printing events sponsored by 3D Hubs. Upcoming events include: a Meetup in Prague, a 3D printing workshop…

European Beauty, Brains & Brawn: be3D Makes DeeGreen 3D Printer Available Globally, Retails Under $2K

The DeeGreen 3D printer coming from be3D, a Y Soft company, has it all–and now it’s going global. A comprehensive mid-level 3D printer meant for the desktop, the DeeGreen 3D printer…

Art4Leg Unveils Custom 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg Covers

Every surface is an opportunity for design and our bodies are no exception. What constitutes the limits of our bodies is more open to interpretation than it might at first…

VIVASA Design to Transform Lighting Industry with Eco3D PLA Light Diffusion Filament

The interior design and lighting industry is famous for entertaining and wowing us with one new look and concept after another, from modern bohemian and ultra hip to funky and…

Futur3D Unveils New 3DWARF & 3DWARF+ DLP 3D Printers

Based in Prague, 3D printer manufacturer Futur3D isn’t new to the game. The company has already rolled out a pair of FDM delta printer designs, but with their 3DWARF and 3DWARF+,…

Win the Battle of Britain Again with Your 3D Printed RC Spitfire Mark XVI

The Spitfire was built by Reginald J Mitchell, and the iconic aircraft represented the last iteration of long line of development at Supermarine. The warplane marked a quantum leap in…

Czech Student Creates Detailed 3D Printed Ship Models

For people living in America, at least those living by the coast, we are used to seeing boats, yachts and ships on a rather frequent basis. Myself, I grew up…

Freakish Prints — An Entertaining Website Chronicling When 3D Prints Go Wrong

We’ve all done it before–left the room while a 3D printing project was underway, only to return to find that things didn’t go the way we had planned. In the…

PriO Concept Fuses Biodegradable Materials, 3D Printing & Appliance Design

“I use to work in a juice bar and we use to make Juice out of oranges, apples, carrot ect. it was made by placing the fruit and vegetables into…