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3DPOD Episode 24: Fried Vancraen, Materialise CEO

Fried Vancraen is a hero of mine and my old boss. So Max and I were able to have a very laid back but altogether important conversation with him about…

Olaf Diegel’s Latest 3D Printed Guitar, the Xenomorph

“Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.” “Hasta la vista, baby.” “Life is like a box of chocolates.” “Game over, man, game over!” These are all memorable lines from iconic films, though…

3D Printing Services: Budgeting Time & Delivery Systems for On-Demand Production

Researchers Carl Philip T. Hedenstierna, Stephen M. Disney, and Jan Holmström explore one of the most fascinating new areas of manufacturing today as 3D printing service bureaus offer assistance to…

Fast Things 2: The Desire Engine

With 3D printing we have the ability to very quickly make products from ideas. In a series of articles centered on the idea of Fast Things, I want to point…

i.materialise Introduces Brighter Full-Color 3D Printing with Multicolor+ Beta

Fall in love with a rainbow of 3D printable colors this Valentine’s Day, as online 3D printing service i.materialise enhances its full-color 3D printing options with the launch of its…

Sculpteo and i.materialise Offer New Options for 3D Printed Brass

Brass is beautiful, according to two leading 3D printing service bureaus this week. At i.materialise, brass is one of the most popular metal 3D printing materials, and due to popular…

3DCompare Connects Innovative Professionals with 3D Printing Service Bureaus

If you are new to the world of 3D printing, it doesn’t take too much exploring these days to learn that a wide range of tools and resources are available—and…

AstroPrint Mobile 3D Printing App Launches for iOS and Android

In 2014, a product called AstroPrint was launched on Kickstarter. The cloud-based platform offers wireless 3D printing, slicing and more, and since it was introduced, it has undergone several updates…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 3, 2017

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month, and today we’ll be starting off with a little 3D printing material news, followed by a 3D printed military project,…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be discussing a little business news, then moving to materials, and finishing with something fun to get your weekend…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 21, 2017

As usual, the 3D printing world has been busy over the last several days. For this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from business and…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 26, 2017

There’s a lot going on in the 3D printing world this week! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll cover everything from 3D printed clothing to 3D printing materials and 3D…

Inside Materialise Headquarters: 3D Printing Innovation & Anticipation on the Eve of MWS17

The Materialise World Summit begins tomorrow in Brussels, Belgium and anticipation for the event is high. With the promise of multinational experts sharing their views and findings on 3D printing,…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed — March 18, 2017

Sláinte! In this week’s St. Patrick’s Day edition of Stories We Missed, we’re talking about partnerships, 3D printing materials, and 3D printers themselves. Concept Laser and GoEngineer are supporting each…

The Ancient and the Advanced Come Together in 3D Printed Primal Crafts Jewelry

Kristoffer Rønn-Andersen recently graduated with a Master’s degree in engineering, but he found that he just couldn’t resist the call of the creative. Having started out by designing a few gifts…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week – February 4, 2017

An inventor sends round a mailing to sell his stake in a company, GKN and EOS become BFFs, Xometry secures extra funding, Graphene 3D Lab makes more news, people from…

Learn How to Use OpenSCAD Software with Helpful i.materialise Tutorial and How-To Videos

If you prefer creating your own 3D models, instead of downloading and printing open-source designs, the most important aspect, when choosing your preferred 3D modeling software, is how easy the process…

Check Out the Top 3D Printed GoPro Mounts from i.materialise

My daughter decided months ago that she wanted a GoPro. Since I’m not really sure what a third grader needs one of these video cameras for yet, I have been glad…

Dutch Designer Uses 3D Printing to Create Large-Scale Deer Artwork

The art of sculpture requires complexity and sophistication to supplement the smallest details of every aspect of the figure. Particularly, 3D sculptures of animals such as deer demand an experienced…

Looking to Meet Some Like-Minded People? Try PatternSpace, a New Social Network for 3D Printing Enthusiasts

I can’t think of another industry that is so built on networking and sharing as 3D printing. It really is the technology of the 21st century, lending itself perfectly to…

i.materialise Offers Time-Saving New Multiple File Upload Option

As if popular Belgium-based 3D printing service i.materialise doesn’t work hard enough to make our lives easier already, what with their newly launched Help Center to answer all our 3D printing…

3D Printed Vortex Dress Brings the Intergalactic to Fashion

This dress is out of this world. The Vortex Dress, created by fashion designer and design engineer Laura Thapthimkuna, is as close as you can get to interstellar fashion. But…

Microsoft 3D Builder App Now Available on Windows Mobile Devices and XBox One Consoles

Microsoft joined the wonderful world of 3D printing in 2013, when they announced the release of their 3D Builder application for Windows 8.1 machines. The app allows you to load, view,…

Focusing on Software & Design: Materialise Malaysia Holds Second Hackathon This Year

Hackathons have become increasingly popular, and so much so that Materialise Malaysia decided to host the second one of the year, along with other events—especially those focusing on 3D printing. The…