RepRap 3d printers

How Cost Effective are 3D Printed Adaptive Aids for Arthritis Patients?

Millions of people are affected by arthritis, a chronic condition consisting of physical disability and joint pain that can negatively affect the patient’s life. But not only is the condition…

Multiple Approaches to 3D Printed Probe Positioners

In a paper entitled “Approaches to open source 3-D printable probe positioners and micromanipulators for probe stations,” a group of researchers evaluate three types of open source probe positioning systems:…

Study Shows Benefit of 3D Printing to Indigenous People

Remote communities often face challenges in obtaining the supplies necessary for daily life, for the obvious reason of being isolated from traditional supply chains and manufacturing facilities. 3D printing has…

Open Source 3D Printing in the Spotlight at MRRF 2018: Community, 3D Printers, Championships

To say that open source is a major part of 3D printing would be an understatement in the extreme; indeed, to many, the open source RepRap Project is the most…

The Top Ten Most Significant 3D Printed Things: The Results Are In

First I came up with a list of the 10 most significant 3D printed things, then this list was expanded upon to include 24 and you could vote to determine…

Five Global 3D Printing Pioneers Inducted at the Inaugural TCT Hall of Fame Awards

It was a busy week at the 22nd TCT Show in Birmingham, which just ended yesterday. Many innovative companies used the international trade fair event as an opportunity to showcase…

The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of RepRap 3D Printers

Modern 3D printing has been decades in the making, but only in the past decade have we seen the proliferation of the technology into the hands of hobbyists, makers, and…

Researchers Developing Self-Replicating 3D Printers for the Moon

We’ve heard a lot about how 3D printing is the future of space exploration. One of the reasons the technology is so critical to space travel is that having a…

Diyouware Initiative Invents New Resin Deposition Modeling 3D Printing Method

It’s been a couple of years since we’ve heard from the Diyouware initiative, which was started by two brothers in Madrid with a passion for robotics, design, electronics, software development,…

MRRF 2017: 3D Printing Community Comes Together to Celebrate 3D Printers, Making and Innovation

My little maker heart is full after spending 48 hours at the 5th Annual Midwest RepRap Festival (aka MRRF) In Goshen, Indiana. Yes, over 1,000 people from 18 countries around…

3D Printing Outside the Box: The Hangprinter Prints in Midair Without Any Limits

3D printers just aren’t what they used to be – and that’s a good thing. There’s nothing wrong with a traditional box-like printer that sits on the floor or on…

Now on Instructables: Build Your Own SLA/DLP 3D Printer with 3D Printed Parts and Basic Hardware

3D printers are getting more affordable these days, but for many crafty makers, building their own printers is more than worth it – not only financially, but in terms of…

Extra Senses: RepRap Ltd. Project Helps People Extend Their Sense of Touch

Most people agree that humans have five senses, and they’re pretty straightforward – we see what’s in the vicinity of our eyes, we hear what sound vibrations reach our ears,…

The All New Original Prusa i3 MK2 Kit Has a Ton of New Features

In an industry packed with more 3D printer options than anyone could even try to keep track of there has always been one constant industry leader: RepRap. Back in 2005…

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Top 10 Affordable RepRap Prusa i3 kits for Sale Under $400 at 3D Printers Online Store

The RepRap Project started as a British initiative to develop a 3D printer that can print most of its own components and be a low-cost 3D printer, but it is…

What The Heck is Happening Over on the RepRap Project’s Wikipedia Page?

Being a Wikipedia editor is absurdly hard and usually pretty thankless work. With well over five million articles available on Wikipedia, many of which need to be regularly monitored, edited…

SimScale Offers Three Workshops to Teach 3D Printing

Munich, Germany-based SimScale is the leading provider of browser-based simulation for engineering that uses cloud and cutting-edge simulation technology to create “an ecosystem in which simulation functionality, content and people are brought…

Stopping While They Are Ahead? RepRapPro Ltd. to Close Doors & Cease Trading as of January 15th

Few will be happy to see RepRapPro go. With a host of rock ‘n roll quotes that could no doubt be applied here, we’ll just say that everyone appreciates a…

The Eleven 3D Printer by ISG3D is Now Available on Kickstarter

We’ve checked in periodically with Canadian startup ISG3D over the past year, most recently in September when we wrote about the upcoming launch of their eagerly anticipated Eleven 3D Printer. As of today,…

Use 3D Printing to Build Your Own Set of Game Buzzers

Every family has one: that person who cheats at whatever game the family is trying to play together, be it UNO, Life, Monopoly or craps. Their attempt to win any…