Iron Man

3D Printed Props Revolutionize the Film Industry Landscape

3D Printed Props Revolutionize the Film Industry Landscape

The moviemaking industry is facing radical changes as a result of the recent growth in Netflix, Amazon, and other online streaming services. At the same time, movie production costs are staggering and unprecedented resulting from the onslaught of visual effects and rising popularity of fantasy films. On average, visual effects cost $25 million per picture […]

The moviemaking industry is facing radical changes as a result of the recent growth in Netflix, Amazon, and other online streaming services. At the same time, movie production costs are staggering and unprecedented resulting from the onslaught of visual effects and...
After Finishing a Full Iron Man Suit, Military Veteran Tim O'Sullivan 3D Prints the War Machine Mark III Suit

After Finishing a Full Iron Man Suit, Military Veteran Tim O'Sullivan 3D Prints the War Machine Mark III Suit

3D printing has found a home in the world of superheroes – the technology has been used to make superhero prosthetics, costumes, Legos, and models. One of the more popular choices is Iron Man, who’s something of a maker himself. We’ve seen 3D printed Iron Man prosthetic hands and arms, an action figure, a boot prototype, Iron […]

3D printing has found a home in the world of superheroes – the technology has been used to make superhero prosthetics, costumes, Legos, and models. One of the more popular choices is Iron Man, who’s something of a maker himself. We’ve seen 3D printed...
World's First Clinical Trial of 3D Printed Bionic Hands for Children Begins in UK

World's First Clinical Trial of 3D Printed Bionic Hands for Children Begins in UK

When Tilly Lockey was 17 months old, she developed meningitis. She recovered, but she lost both of her hands – but the UK girl, now 11, refuses to see that as a tragedy. Rather, she sees herself as a superhero, and that attitude is helped by her 3D printed, superhero-themed prosthetic hand, which she received […]

When Tilly Lockey was 17 months old, she developed meningitis. She recovered, but she lost both of her hands – but the UK girl, now 11, refuses to see that as a tragedy. Rather, she sees herself as a superhero, and that attitude is helped by her 3D printed,...
Biomedical 3D Printing Company Bioniks Launches Superhero Prosthetics Crowdfunding Campaign

Biomedical 3D Printing Company Bioniks Launches Superhero Prosthetics Crowdfunding Campaign

This summer we introduced you to 5-year-old Mir Bayyaan Baloch, the first child in Pakistan to ever receive a 3D printed prosthetic arm, thanks to revolutionary biomedical 3D printing company Bioniks. The company is the first of its kind in Pakistan, and they aim to give the world a helping hand through the use of their […]

This summer we introduced you to 5-year-old Mir Bayyaan Baloch, the first child in Pakistan to ever receive a 3D printed prosthetic arm, thanks to revolutionary biomedical 3D printing company Bioniks. The company is the first of its kind in Pakistan, and they aim to...
3DplusMe Launches 24 Kiosks in LA Target Stores Today: Order Your Own 3D Printed Super-Self!

3DplusMe Launches 24 Kiosks in LA Target Stores Today: Order Your Own 3D Printed Super-Self!

Mild(ish)-mannered editor-in-chief by day; superheroine by night! That’s me. Well, sometimes, anyway. While I do have a bachelor’s degree in theatre, and did spend a decade of my life fighting and frolicking as a gypsy/pirate/sorceress/noble lady/faerie in the woods and teaching others to do the same, my days of acting the hero may well have […]

Mild(ish)-mannered editor-in-chief by day; superheroine by night! That’s me. Well, sometimes, anyway. While I do have a bachelor’s degree in theatre, and did spend a decade of my life fighting and frolicking as a gypsy/pirate/sorceress/noble lady/faerie in...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things - Captain America: Civil War

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things - Captain America: Civil War

Spoilers from the Captain America: Civil War trailer, so stop reading if you’re a weirdo who doesn’t want to get spoiled about a trailer. Weirdo. I think the only people who didn’t feel the Earth move yesterday when the new Captain America: Civil War trailer was released was the crew of the International Space Station. […]

Spoilers from the Captain America: Civil War trailer, so stop reading if you’re a weirdo who doesn’t want to get spoiled about a trailer. Weirdo. I think the only people who didn’t feel the Earth move yesterday when the new Captain America: Civil War trailer was...
Three Year Old Gets His Own Iron Man e-NABLE Prosthetic Hand

Three Year Old Gets His Own Iron Man e-NABLE Prosthetic Hand

While superheros are often dismissed as adolescent power fantasies or childish wastes of time, for many of us who grew up reading comic books we knew that they were so much more. A superhero was someone who put their life on the line to help other people, often with little to no recognition of their heroism. […]

While superheros are often dismissed as adolescent power fantasies or childish wastes of time, for many of us who grew up reading comic books we knew that they were so much more. A superhero was someone who put their life on the line to help other people, often with...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things--Marvel Comics Superhero Costumes

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things--Marvel Comics Superhero Costumes

It’s October, so you know what that means: Halloween is on its way! So it’s time to start worrying about what you’re going to wear for the big night. In honor of Marvel’s recently announced Ant-Man and The Wasp movie and three new unnamed movies being added to their line-up of mega-successful comic book inspired […]

It’s October, so you know what that means: Halloween is on its way! So it’s time to start worrying about what you’re going to wear for the big night. In honor of Marvel’s recently announced Ant-Man and The Wasp movie and three new unnamed movies being added to their...
Disney, Marvel and Star Wars Themed 3D Printed Bionic Hands are Here

Disney, Marvel and Star Wars Themed 3D Printed Bionic Hands are Here

Open Bionics is teaming up with Disney to offer three new 3D printed bionic arms for young amputees. The arms are the first officially developed bionic hands developed by Open Bionics since they were chosen as part of the 2015 Disney Accelerator Program. Obviously that connection explains the characters chosen for the first wave of […]

Open Bionics is teaming up with Disney to offer three new 3D printed bionic arms for young amputees. The arms are the first officially developed bionic hands developed by Open Bionics since they were chosen as part of the 2015 Disney Accelerator Program. Obviously...
3D Printing Helped Bring Avengers: Age of Ultron's Breakout Superhero, The Vision, to Life

3D Printing Helped Bring Avengers: Age of Ultron's Breakout Superhero, The Vision, to Life

As one of the highest grossing films of all time it is a pretty safe bet that the Marvel Studios’ latest film, Avengers: Age of Ultron, did something right. There were certainly plenty of notable moments and new characters in the film, but there was almost universal praise for the Vision, the newest Avenger played by […]

As one of the highest grossing films of all time it is a pretty safe bet that the Marvel Studios’ latest film, Avengers: Age of Ultron, did something right. There were certainly plenty of notable moments and new characters in the film, but there was almost...
This 3D Printed Steampunk-Inspired 'Iron Man' Prosthetic Hand Exhibits Function & Beauty

This 3D Printed Steampunk-Inspired 'Iron Man' Prosthetic Hand Exhibits Function & Beauty

Last September, we reported on a really elaborate 3D printed Ducati 1199 Superbike model, which a man named Jacky Wan (aka Valcrow) had designed. The bike, which at the time was the most “complex FDM printing challenge” he had ever tackled, turned out amazing well, and garnered quite a bit of media attention. Now Wan has […]

Last September, we reported on a really elaborate 3D printed Ducati 1199 Superbike model, which a man named Jacky Wan (aka Valcrow) had designed. The bike, which at the time was the most “complex FDM printing challenge” he had ever tackled, turned out...
Superhero Minifigs! Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor Now Available in 3D Printed Lego Form

Superhero Minifigs! Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor Now Available in 3D Printed Lego Form

I currently have a two year old son, a little boy who loves to get dirty, play with toy cars and jump into puddles. He also loves his building blocks, but unfortunately for me he still remains too young to play with Legos. When I learned that my wife was pregnant with our little guy, […]

I currently have a two year old son, a little boy who loves to get dirty, play with toy cars and jump into puddles. He also loves his building blocks, but unfortunately for me he still remains too young to play with Legos. When I learned that my wife was pregnant with...
Artist Uses Afinia 3D Printer to Make Iron Man Boot Prototype

Artist Uses Afinia 3D Printer to Make Iron Man Boot Prototype

In high school, artist, animator, and film maker James Christianson interned as a steel fabricator and was able to access many tools — working in plastic, wood, and metal. It was this initial training that made him familiar with building objects, and no doubt also led to his interest in 3D printing. When he purchased his Afinia […]

In high school, artist, animator, and film maker James Christianson interned as a steel fabricator and was able to access many tools — working in plastic, wood, and metal. It was this initial training that made him familiar with building objects, and no doubt...
You Can Now 3D Print Your Own Fully Articulated Iron Man Action Figure

You Can Now 3D Print Your Own Fully Articulated Iron Man Action Figure

If there was one superhero who has been fully embraced by the 3D printing community, it would have to be Iron Man. I’m not sure what it is, but it seems as though we have seen more and more 3D printable Iron Man designs come about as of late. We’ve seen 3D printed Iron Man […]

If there was one superhero who has been fully embraced by the 3D printing community, it would have to be Iron Man. I’m not sure what it is, but it seems as though we have seen more and more 3D printable Iron Man designs come about as of late. We’ve seen 3D...
Mattia Mercante's 3D Printed "War Machine" Exemplifies Detail Capable on Form 1+ 3D Printer

Mattia Mercante's 3D Printed "War Machine" Exemplifies Detail Capable on Form 1+ 3D Printer

With Avengers and Iron Man fever sweeping the nation as of late, just about everyone wants to grab a piece of the action. After all, who can blame them? We’ve already seen the 3D printing space get invaded by various Iron Man creations, from 3D printed Iron Man prosthetic hands to arc reactors which actually glow. This […]

With Avengers and Iron Man fever sweeping the nation as of late, just about everyone wants to grab a piece of the action. After all, who can blame them? We’ve already seen the 3D printing space get invaded by various Iron Man creations, from 3D printed Iron Man...
Designer 3D Prints Incredible Hulkbuster Action Figure

Designer 3D Prints Incredible Hulkbuster Action Figure

What do you get when you take a talented 3D designer, provide him with an Ultimaker 2 3D printer, and tell him to go to work? If that designer is a man named Alex Cambrain, then you are sure to get something truly incredible. With the recent release of the ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ film earlier […]

What do you get when you take a talented 3D designer, provide him with an Ultimaker 2 3D printer, and tell him to go to work? If that designer is a man named Alex Cambrain, then you are sure to get something truly incredible. With the recent release of the...
Mass Portal 3D Prints a Metal Iron Man Helmet Using ColorFabb Metallic Filament

Mass Portal 3D Prints a Metal Iron Man Helmet Using ColorFabb Metallic Filament

Unless you have been living under a rock of some sort, then you have probably heard of a little indie film called The Avengers: Age of Ultron. In the film, one of the starring superheroes, Iron Man, tries to save the world, but unfortunately ends up creating a robot that wants to destroy it. Oops. […]

Unless you have been living under a rock of some sort, then you have probably heard of a little indie film called The Avengers: Age of Ultron. In the film, one of the starring superheroes, Iron Man, tries to save the world, but unfortunately ends up creating a robot...
Limbitless Solutions & Blue Man Group Present 12-Year-Old with Themed 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm

Limbitless Solutions & Blue Man Group Present 12-Year-Old with Themed 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm

3D printing has led the way for changing the world in numerous unexpected ways, paving the way for transformations in many sectors via the versatility, creativity, and affordability made possible by the combination of digital design and 3D printing. And while the world is being offered many surprises, one of the best is that wearing […]

3D printing has led the way for changing the world in numerous unexpected ways, paving the way for transformations in many sectors via the versatility, creativity, and affordability made possible by the combination of digital design and 3D printing. And while the...
Robert Downey Jr. Surprises 7-Year-Old Boy with Awesome 3D Printed Prosthetic Iron Man Arm

Robert Downey Jr. Surprises 7-Year-Old Boy with Awesome 3D Printed Prosthetic Iron Man Arm

Back in July, we had the opportunity to cover a tremendous story about a man named Albert Manero, who had created a 3D printed myoelectric prosthetic arm for a little boy named Alex. That arm provided Alex with the opportunity, for the first time in his life, to give his mom a full hug. While […]

Back in July, we had the opportunity to cover a tremendous story about a man named Albert Manero, who had created a 3D printed myoelectric prosthetic arm for a little boy named Alex. That arm provided Alex with the opportunity, for the first time in his life, to give...
Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Suit Used Over 1.8 Miles of Plastic Filament, Took 14 Months to Complete

Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Suit Used Over 1.8 Miles of Plastic Filament, Took 14 Months to Complete

One of the areas which has seen substantial benefit from 3D printing is that of the prop and costume industry. Whether created for movie and set production or printed out as simply a hobby, the design attributes that 3D printing has to offer are taking prop and costume making to the next level. Over the last 13 […]

One of the areas which has seen substantial benefit from 3D printing is that of the prop and costume industry. Whether created for movie and set production or printed out as simply a hobby, the design attributes that 3D printing has to offer are taking prop and...
Marvel Universe LIVE! and e-NABLE Team Up for Adventure, Give Kids "Super" 3D Printed Hands

Marvel Universe LIVE! and e-NABLE Team Up for Adventure, Give Kids "Super" 3D Printed Hands

From email to super hero is, as it turns out, a surprisingly short journey. Marvel Universe LIVE! has been entertaining the crowds across the country as the exciting super hero-themed stage extravaganza tours, but perhaps no community has felt the impact quite so much as Dallas, Texas did recently. Erin Burgy from Marvel Universe LIVE! […]

From email to super hero is, as it turns out, a surprisingly short journey. Marvel Universe LIVE! has been entertaining the crowds across the country as the exciting super hero-themed stage extravaganza tours, but perhaps no community has felt the impact quite so much...
Avengers Fan Building Enormous, Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Hulkbuster Suit

Avengers Fan Building Enormous, Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Hulkbuster Suit

James Bruton has more than just enthusiasm for the Iron Man movie franchise and a love for Marvel Comics. He has a complex working knowledge of the suits worn by Tony Stark, and now this enthusiastic designer and 3D printing hobbyist is designing his own suit: that of the Iron Man Hulkbuster Suit, inspired by […]

James Bruton has more than just enthusiasm for the Iron Man movie franchise and a love for Marvel Comics. He has a complex working knowledge of the suits worn by Tony Stark, and now this enthusiastic designer and 3D printing hobbyist is designing his own suit: that of...
Dutch Student Creates Incredible Iron Man Arc Reactor on His 3D Printer

Dutch Student Creates Incredible Iron Man Arc Reactor on His 3D Printer

We have seen a lot of individuals use 3D printing in the creation of costumes and props. Whether it is a Halloween costume or a more elaborate ‘cosplay’ type design, 3D printing provides a method of complete customization. However, while 3D printing is very successful in creating costumes, if a designer wishes to add a more […]

We have seen a lot of individuals use 3D printing in the creation of costumes and props. Whether it is a Halloween costume or a more elaborate ‘cosplay’ type design, 3D printing provides a method of complete customization. However, while 3D printing is...
Laser Beaming, Thruster Equipped, Voice Controlled 3D Printed Prosthetic Iron Man Hand

Laser Beaming, Thruster Equipped, Voice Controlled 3D Printed Prosthetic Iron Man Hand

One of the up-and-coming technological advancements that we have seen, thanks to 3D printing, has been the huge influx of 3D printable prosthetic hands for children and adults in need. Traditionally, prosthetic hands have cost around $50,000, and typically are not available to children due to the fact that insurance companies refuse to pick up […]

One of the up-and-coming technological advancements that we have seen, thanks to 3D printing, has been the huge influx of 3D printable prosthetic hands for children and adults in need. Traditionally, prosthetic hands have cost around $50,000, and typically are not...
Super Awesome Me - 3D Scan & Print Super Hero Booths Open at 12 Walmart/Sam's Club Stores Tomorrow

Super Awesome Me - 3D Scan & Print Super Hero Booths Open at 12 Walmart/Sam's Club Stores Tomorrow

The toy industry seems to be adopting 3D printing at an ever increasing rate. Hasbro, Inc., in particular, has embraced the technology quite swiftly. Instead shunning 3D printing as a threat to their core business of manufacturing toys and games, the company, with one of the strongest brand portfolios in the industry, is using 3D printing […]

The toy industry seems to be adopting 3D printing at an ever increasing rate. Hasbro, Inc., in particular, has embraced the technology quite swiftly. Instead shunning 3D printing as a threat to their core business of manufacturing toys and games, the company, with one...