invention

We Need to Talk about 3D Printed Housings

Product housings are kind of boring. Generally rectangular, they’re just the type of thing that looks like it could be made well via laser cutting or some other process. There…

Can 3D Printing Make Your Organization Innovative?

No, 3D Printing Alone Cannot Make an Organization Innovative Can additive manufacturing (AM) simply make an organization innovative by throwing a few 3D printers at it? Is it able to…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 4, 2022: Construction, Research, & More

We’re going to tell you about a 3D printed pavilion and a 3D printed set of stairs first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Moving on, Triastek has received FDA…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 16, 2021: STEM, 3D Printing Patents, & More

Kicking things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, the STEM Careers Coalition has launched new resources, together with some industry-leading partners, and Digital Metal and Etteplan have entered into…

The Entrepreneurial and Maker Community

This is a short article on the maker movement, entrepreneurial activity, and the global market economy as a whole. The means of production are important for any future economy, and makers may have the tools for it.

nScrypt and Sciperio Secure US Patent for Scalable Hybrid 3D Printing System

Florida manufacturer nScrypt develops high-precision micro-dispensing and direct digital manufacturing equipment and solutions for a range of industries. Just a few months ago, its research and development think tank Sciperio, which specializes in cross-disciplinary…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 17, 2019

We’ve got all the details of a new contest to share in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by business and some news about RAPID + TCT, which will be…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2018

We’ll get the business out of the way first in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move on to some award news and a new 3D design challenge….

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…

3D Printing Allows Young Inventor to Bring His Unique Herb Grinder/Scale to Market

One of the greatest benefits of 3D printing is that it allows entrepreneurs, inventors, and innovators to fabricate, test, and prototype product ideas which previously they would have only dreamt…

MakerBot’s Unknown Invention is Uncovered: A 3D printer that switches build materials midprint

When it comes to 3D printing, one of the issues that many people face, is that they are bound by one build material or color per print. That is unless…