Killer 3D Printing Applications: Variable Density Cushioning
One of the biggest opportunities for 3D printing applications out there is variable density cushioning. This is a widely misunderstood area that could unlock multi-billion revenues for additive manufacturing (AM)….
Proto Labs Uses 3D Printing Technology to Bring Kitchen Prototype Inventions to Market
3D printing technology has often been used to help an invention along on the path from a really good idea to a production-ready product. Case in point: three inventors had a…
Project BARBARA to Develop New Bio-Based 3D Printing Materials and Prototypes for Automotive and Construction Industries
Multiple 3D printing projects have been funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 framework, from a cancer-measuring transducer and the MESO-BRAIN Initiative’s work with emulating accurate brain activity to the Bionic…
PlusFab Team Shares Files for Ergonomic Tool Grips 3D Printed with Formlabs’ Flexible Resin
Ergonomics are more important than ever in today’s busy world where so many individuals perform important but repetitive tasks. Efficiency is the highest priority, but other factors come into play….
It’s All Man Made: Pre-Historic Technology Meets 3D Printing
In any show, exhibit, or book about pre-historic life you’ve seen the tear drop shaped hand axes that people used as an all purpose tool. Made from flint or other…