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Engineer Spent Over 900 Hours Designing and 3D Printing Miniature Roller Coaster

If it ever comes up in conversation, I will freely admit that I am a total roller coaster junkie. I love them—the higher and crazier, the better. Give me inversions,…

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The Boat Builder, the EinScan H and Fusion 360: Craftsmanship Meets Technology

From the heart of the UK to the sea The Cotswolds, a region located in the heart of the UK is not where one might expect to find a boat…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: April 4, 2021

ASTM’s certificate course continues this week, and Cellink is discussing oncology drug screening applications in a webinar. Those are just two of the topics in this week’s webinar roundup, followed…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 16, 2021: Lincotek, Xometry & Autodesk, 3Strands & ICON, Proto21

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering business, software, construction, and more. Lincotek Medical is continuing its expansion program by investing in additive manufacturing. Xometry and Autodesk have partnered…

Autodesk Aims to Democratize Simulation for 3D Printing with Fusion 360 Extension

As discussed at Additive Manufacturing Strategies, more advanced software is going to be key to driving the adoption of 3D printing in part by digitizing tribal knowledge, as Todd Grimm…

Autodesk Integrates Netfabb 3D Printing Software into Fusion 360

When it was acquired by Autodesk in 2015, Netfabb was one of the most widely used tools for enhancing models for 3D printing, in terms of repairing files, prepping them…

Scale Modeling Tutorials: 3D Modeling Basics for 3D Printing, Part Two

In my last article, I began to show you how to use Fusion 360 to create some basic shapes. Here, we take those skills further, exploring more functions in the…

Scale Modeling Tutorials: 3D Modeling Basics for 3D Printing

In my last article, I discussed the use of 3D printing for scale model hobbyists. Hobbyists are discovering 3D printing to be a useful tool to make customized parts, or…

6 3D Printed COVID Face Masks Don’t Stand up to Scrutiny

It may be true that “no good deed goes unpunished,” evidenced as members of the 3D printing community rushed to help with a lack of personal protective equipment and much-needed…

Make:able Challenge: Design & 3D Print Assistive Technology for the Disabled

Service bureau PrintLab is partnering with Autodesk for an exciting new competition for schools. The make:able challenge represents what should be a remarkable technological journey for students and teachers as…

3D Printed EEG Device Aids Spinal Injury Patients

For most spinal-cord injury patients, recuperation can be lengthy—spent in the hospital due to requirements for complex tests and accompanying technology. Working toward finding a better solution for everyone involved,…

Innovative Open-Source 3D Printable Air-Jet System Creates Alginate Hydrogels

In the recently published ‘Open-source 3D printed air-jet for generating monodispersed alginate microhydrogels,’ University of California Davis researchers explore a new design for creating bioprinting materials. In 3D printing hydrogel…

An Overview of Inexpensive CAD Options for 3D Printing

We live in a great time, where we have not only affordable 3D printers but also many great CAD programs available for free, so you can easily design anything you…

Generative Design Team at Helyx 3D Prints Lightweight Racing Quadcopter

The team at Helyx, headquartered in Italy, is exploring the limits of generative design with their 3D printed drone, a lightweight racing quadcopter created for agility and speed, and the…

Interview with Alexander Oster of Autodesk

Alexander Oster is an extremely knowledgeable 3D printing person. If we’re looking at mesh repair or 3D printing files & software I’d consider Alexander the number one person worldwide. He…

Maker Publishes Instructables About 3D Printing Favorite Vintage Games

Whenever I visit Target to pick up something in the toy department, whether it’s a present for my nieces or one of my friends’ kids, I also enjoy stopping in…

Make the Perfect 3D Printed Accessory for Your New Year’s Eve Party

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again now – I’m a sucker for a good New Year’s Eve party. I’ve been to fancy themed parties, parties where everyone…

GE Additive Announcing Partnerships and Demonstrating Digital 3D Printing Workflow Solution at formnext

The second day of formnext 2018 has wrapped up in Frankfurt, but the announcements of new 3D printing hardware, software, materials, and partnerships keep rolling in. GE Additive has already…

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…

Nintendo Fan Makes a 3D Printed RC Version of Mario Kart Vehicle

I never considered myself a video gamer by any stretch of the imagination, but growing up, I was rather wild for Mario Kart. Unfortunately, while my family had a Nintendo,…

Pinshape Ambassador Brett Turnage Releases Two New 3D Printed RC Cars

One of our favorite design ambassadors to cover from 3D printing community and marketplace Pinshape is BTI3Dlabs founder Brett Turnage, who is also a huge racing fanatic. We have previously appreciated his…

University of Warwick Students Create UAV to Aid in Mountain Rescue Efforts

There is a lot of conversation about the replacement of workers by automated robots and what that means for the future of the workforce from the perspective of both the…

Redstack Intern Solves Office Coffee Problem with Clever 3D Printing

Most inventions start out as problems to solve, and 3D printed inventions are no exception. Harrison Gloyne, an intern at technology and services provider Redstack, noticed a problem in the…

#3DP365Project Showcases a Full Year of Daily 3D Printing: Interview with Jeffrey Wright

If you want to get good at something, you have to practice it. That’s true for writing as much as playing the piano as much as 3D printing. It was…