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Beginner Design for 3D Printing Starts Tomorrow Kicking Off Our Month of Crash Courses

Our roster of March crash courses will set in motion tomorrow, March 5, starting with our first spring course, Beginner Design for 3D Printing! There’s still time to sign up…

Nanoscale 3D Printing Company BMF Material Technology Partners with Onshape

As micro- and nanoscale 3D printing become more developed and advanced, more companies are emerging that focus solely on the technology and work to further its development. BMF Material Technology…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 7, 2018

We’re starting things off on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with a little business and a little software, before moving on to more cool 3D printing projects and products. NextFlex…

Onshape Speeds Up Design Processes with New Premium Edition of 3D CAD Software Platform

Modern CAD platform Onshape, formed by several former SOLIDWORKS employees, is based entirely in the cloud, making it accessible by computer, tablet, or phone. An i.materialise plugin in 2016 made the platform even more…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 20, 2018

For today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, which falls on the first day of spring (though it doesn’t feel like it here), we’ve got lots of software and material…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 6, 2018

Valentine’s Day is next week, so we’ll start today’s 3D Printing News Briefs off with a heartwarming story, before moving on to 3D printed models, and plenty of business news….

What About 3D CAD?

The first rule for printing in 3D is the presence of a 3D file. The next article will lead you through basic computer-aided design (CAD) terms, will review the market…

3D Printing, Raspberry Pi, and Fruit Flies: Low-Cost Custom Lab Equipment Helps in Study of Behavior

Thanks to 3D printing, it can cost far less money to produce necessary, customized laboratory equipment and tools than it used to. There are plenty of 3D printed microscopes, and…

Additive Manufacturing and CAD in Focus in MIT Professional Education Course: Instructors Tell Us About New Offerings

Summer doesn’t always mean a break in educational offerings; while school may be out for the summer, through a new course offering at MIT, professionals can enter the classroom for a…

Formlabs Engineer Models, 3D Prints 1:25 Scale Model of New Apartment

My husband and I moved into our first house about eight years ago, on an abnormally rainy July weekend. Since everything got wet bringing it into the house, all of…

MaherSoft 3D Prints Marble Machine with Indie Desktop, Soon to Launch on Indiegogo

In June, we showed you just what MaherSoft’s soon-to-be-released Indie Desktop dual nozzle printer was capable of: they completed a 3D printed scale model of a 115-meter-long trailer for a…

For the 3D Printing Novice: Shapeways Offers Insights into CAD & 3D Modeling

For those just beginning to try their hand at 3D printing, often it’s easy to jump in with only the end goal in sight as you imagine that sophisticated looking…

i.materialise Launches Help Center to Answer Questions About Their 3D Printing Services

Throughout the world, 3D printing service bureaus have helped make professional-grade additive manufacturing accessible and affordable for everyone. They’ve brought many 3D designs and ideas to life, granting their customers…

3D Printed Lithophane Tutorial from Stratasys Shows How to Turn Multiple Images into One Luminous Work of Art

There’s so much that can be done to manipulate images these days; with the amount and variety of digital technology out there, there’s practically no visual effect that can’t be…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — September 3, 2016

From major business acquisitions to exploding rockets, it’s been quite a wild and bumpy ride into the weekend. Here’s a look back at some of the news that we didn’t manage…

Math from the Past: Software Developer Creates 3D Printed Curta Calculator

Back in 1938, an Austrian engineer named Curt Herzstark patented his idea for the Curta, an elegantly mechanical pocket calculator that—to this day—has remained quite popular with collectors from around…

Affordable, Open Source, 3D Printable CNC Machine is Now on Kickstarter

The appeals of Kickstarter campaigns are many. There are the rewards for backers, frequently taking the form of either deep discounts on the final product or unusual items that can’t…

New i.materialise Plugin Gives Onshape Users Direct Access to 3D Printing Platform

Cloud design services are becoming highly desirable to many consumers, particularly companies and design teams. One of the most popular right now is Onshape, a young company formed by several…

In the Mood for Some Music? Check Out This 3D Printed Formlabs Violin & New Rhett Price Video!

While we have had our great writers, painters, and a multitude of famous artists throughout history to inspire and allow us to appreciate so many mediums, sometimes it seems nothing…

3DPrinterOS Announces Integrations With Most Popular CAD Design Tools, Further Simplifying Workflow

Just recently, 3DPrinterOS completed a transfer to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform to accommodate their rapidly expanding user base. The young company, which fully launched only a little over a year ago,…

The San Diego Model Railroad Museum Thinks 3D Printing Can Revive the Model Railroading Hobby

Model railroading has always had a reputation for being a hobby for old men, but i’m not really sure that’s exactly true. I certainly don’t have any statistics to back…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week–December 19

This week’s news covers a range of topics, from a shoe midsole 3D printed with material from ocean trash, to Onshape’s new app store that includes apps from both Pinshape and Materialise’s…

This 3D Printed Ultrasonic Floating Lily Pad Repels Bugs

As I write this, in addition to wearing long pants, a long sleeve shirt, and socks, I am covered in a cocktail of mosquito repelling liquids, sprays, and creams. However, if…

New Zealand Man 3D Prints the World’s Smallest Working Drill — Just 7.5mm Wide

3D printing has shown that it is the perfect technology to use when wishing to create something unique, whether it is a piece of jewelry, a keepsake, or even a…