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XYZprinting’s SLS Technology Helps Validate Prototypes Faster

XYZprinting Inc. now offers highly competitive print-for-pay solutions from its California offices for customers looking for one to 1,000 selective laser sintering (SLS) PA-12 nylon parts. When global industrial engineering…

1991 Honda NX650 Dominator Motorcycle Updated with 3D Printing

While it’s not my preferred method of transportation, there’s just something about a motorcycle that screams “freedom” and beckons you onto the road. When it comes to manufacturing them, 3D…

Where Are They Now: 3D-Printed Sex Toys

Five to seven years ago, the key phrase “3D-printed” could hook any business idea or blogpost to the top of search engine results. Those two words would send the most…

Company Profile – Batch Works

This is a brief company profile of Batch.Works. I stumbled upon them as I was looking into different makerspaces in London.

Make All the Things Part 2: Ring Creation and Casting a Wax Ring, Part 2

This is the conclusion of the ring project I have been working on. It has taught me various new skills that I will be looking to build upon and improve in the future.

Make All The Things Part 1: Having Fun and Being Creative at the Makerspace

This is an article on the enthusiasm and spirit of being within a makerspace or a fabrication lab. It is important to be aware of these places, as they are truly inspiring and creative places to be within. There is never a lack of vigor and creativity flowing from these places.

Rapid 2019: Laminated Resin Printing Technology: Callaghan Innovation Presents MicroMaker3D

Many developments are being made on the microscopic scale in 3D printing—with numerous examples on display this week at RAPID + TCT 2019 in Detroit (May 20-23). New Zealand is…

The Perfect Match? Using 3D Printing and LEGO for Better Prototyping

While 3D printing has become a force in on-demand product manufacturing and a catalyst for creating many different functional objects, the technology was created to allow engineers to create rapid…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 10, 2019

We’ve got some business news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to an upcoming industry event and new materials. 3DVinci Creations and the American University…

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Why young businesses need prototypes

Prototyping is an important process for businesses that make things. Without prototypes, many parts, products and machinery would be difficult to make, difficult to test and may not work as…

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3D Printing News Briefs: September 22, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got the speaker lineup for next month’s NAMIC Global Additive Manufacturing Summit in Singapore. Prusa and Cincinnati Incorporated are both releasing new 3D…

3D Printing Golf Clubs and Equipment

Golf is a popular sport in corporate America and adds about $70 billion dollars a year to the American economy. Companies are always testing new products that will catch the…

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IST Offers Solutions to Safely Recycle and Reuse Waste Solvents from 3D Print Finishing

Substances which dissolve a solute are called solvents – normally liquids, but these can also be gases and solids. Organic solvents are used in all sorts of everyday applications, such…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 25, 2018

As you head into the weekend, we’re bringing you all of the latest business, materials, and software news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Xaar announced a new executive, Wipro…

Case Study: Senior Flexonics Saves 95% on New Heat Exchanger Design with ANSYS 3D Simulation Software

In order to remain competitive on the market, businesses need to be able to develop innovative products, while keeping costs low and efficiency high. Illinois-based Senior Flexonics recently worked with…

MakerBot Gets Messy with 3D Printed Prototypes at RAPID + TCT

While at RAPID + TCT last week in Fort Worth, Texas, in between attending keynotes and press conferences and checking out the latest 3D printers, I was able to sit down…

Don’t Call It a 3D Printer: Airwolf 3D Debuts Industrial EVO Additive Manufacturing Center at CES 2018

Headquartered in California, Airwolf 3D is well-known for its innovative 3D printers, products, and projects, and just released its groundbreaking fifth generation machine, the EVO Additive Manufacturing Center (AMC), this…

Paperless Parts Launches Smart Marketplace for Sourcing Custom 3D Printed Parts

Paperless Parts is set to kick the 3D printing revolution into high gear with its new smart marketplace for sourcing custom parts. Working with a number of partners, they use…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 17, 2017

We’re covering 3D printing files, 3D printers, business, projects, and programs today in 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory now supports the 3MF file format, and an interior design company created…

Sign Up for Our New 3D Printing for Prototyping and Production Course with an Early Bird Special

Our new 3D Printing for Prototyping and Production course will be launching in just a few short weeks, and from now through September 29, you can sign up for this…

Microsoft Documentary Series Chronicles Young Engineer’s Work Toward Affordable 3D Printed Robotic Prosthetics

3D printing technology can do many things, but one of the best, in my opinion, is inspiring people to make the world a better place. We first heard about young…

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Sositar Mould Company Embraces 3D Printing Alongside Complementary Technologies

A couple of years ago, the Chinese government announced the Made in China 2025 initiative, which would focus on upgrading the Chinese manufacturing industry over the coming decade with an…

Designers Present Unique 3D Printed Solutions to Major and Minor Crises at Polish Design Festival

If you run into a crisis situation, the Pomeranian Science and Technology Park (PPNT for its Polish name, Pomorski Park Naukowo Technologiczny) wants you to turn to 3D printing technology to…