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The 3-2-1 Liftoff! ULA Rocket Hardware Challenge Launches Through GrabCAD Community

3D printing has had major impacts in the aerospace industry. Some of the most brilliant engineering minds have been put to the test designing parts for rockets that one day…

GE’s Christine Furstoss: Cohesive 3D Printing Ecosystem Must Exist Before There is a True Manufacturing Revolution

Many are still waiting for the advent of a desktop 3D printer in every home—as ubiquitous as the PC or the kitchen stove—and the common practice of simply fabricating virtually…

RAPID 2016: Conversations with Materialise, Stratasys, 3D Systems, & Carbon

It’s the worst-kept secret here at 3DPrint.com: RAPID 2016 was a busy time! Clare and I were kept on our toes two weeks ago in Orlando, where we were treated…

RAPID 2016: In Photos

Writer Clare and I had a very busy week at RAPID 2016 in Orlando, and we’ve been trying to keep you all abreast of some of the fantastic sights we…

Stratasys Releasing New GrabCAD Print App in Beta This Summer

With the advent of the J750 3D printer, it would seem (despite rather weak Q1 results) that industry titan Stratasys is on an upswing, on a roll, refreshed—and with a…

GrabCAD and Stratasys Education Team Up for the da Vinci Gear System Challenge

There probably will never be another person alive like Leonardo da Vinci. He was born in a period of time quite unique in all of history, right in the midst…

AstroPrint Offers the ‘Ultimate’ Cheat-Sheet Buffet of 3D Printing Tips You’ll Want to Save

We’re hard pressed today to find someone, anyone, who doesn’t know at least a little bit about how 3D printing is changing the world in so many areas like manufacturing,…

Design Challenge’s Student Winner Donates 3D Printer Prize to UC Berkeley’s Maker Space

Casey Rogers is a UC Berkeley student and the Co-President of the university’s student-run makerspace, the 3D Modeling Club. He’s also the recent winner of the 2015 Make the Unmakeable…

Save Lives and Win Some Cash by Taking the “Oxygen Valve Splitter Challenge”

When doctors are trying to provide medical care in low-resource settings, the patient with atypical medical needs is probably going to be the one who suffers, and unfortunately there simply isn’t…

NASA Engineer Designs an Original 3D Printed Engagement Ring for a Very Personal Proposal

3D printed jewelry is such a big hit because it’s customized and personalized — adding much sentimental value to something that is already pretty sentimental. If you think about it,…

Stratasys Announces Winner for Their 3D Printed CubeSat Challenge

In efforts to further development of and explore the potential of the CubeSat, Stratasys has enticed numerous brilliant minds from the field of engineering and design in the GrabCADcommunity to…

Using the Power of Makers and 3D Printing to Help Veterans

The Prosthetics and Assistive Technology Challenge series event will take place July 28-29 in Richmond, Virginia, and the two-day event gives designers from the general public the opportunity to transform…

ColorFabb Shows Off XT-CF20 Carbon Filament Strength By 3D Printing This Racing Bike

While many of us may sometimes drift away momentarily from the work tasks at hand, sitting comfortably at the desk and halfway into a coma after that lunchtime BBQ sandwich…

GrabCAD Challenge Looking for the Next 3D Printed CubeSat

Okay Makers, start your engines! You’ve got until June 22 to submit an entry to the CubeSat Challenge for Aerospace Engineers and Students through GrabCAD. The CubeSat is the name…

Daniel Norée’s OpenRC 3D Printed Quadcopter is a Treat for Your Eyes

There is something about quadcopters and other man-made aerial vehicles that are just downright sexy. I’m not sure if it’s the fact that humans have been enamored with flying vehicles…

Shoot Beer Not Bullets: 3D Printed Beer Shooter

Instructables Community Manager Mike (user name: mikeasaurus) has designed and released an edgier way to get your beer to your mouth all while keeping your hands from getting cold (or even…

Space Age Technology… in Space: 3D Print Challenge by NASA

There are few technologies that are currently revolutionizing human capabilities as much as those offered through 3D printing. What if you wanted to make that into something even more cutting…

Musician, Maker and CAD Whiz 3D Prints His Own Snapfit Electric Guitar on a MakerBot Replicator

Musician and maker, Jon Stevens–also, rather notably, the VP at GrabCAD–has circumvented the guitar market by producing his own not-quite-a-Fender-Stratocaster Guitar, with a 3D printer. A good quality American Fender…

Stratasys Enters Agreement to Acquire GrabCAD

“Acquiring GrabCAD is like adding a turbo charger to the Stratasys engine. Pedal to the metal!” – Bre Pettis, Stratasys. This has certainly been the year of acquisitions within the…

The 3D Printed Fishbone Paddle Board, Like None You’ve Seen Before, To Begin Production Soon

3D Printing….. It’s showing up everywhere. Large corporations, hospitals and universities are all getting into the action. It is such a unique technology, in that it allows for completely custom…