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The 3D Printing Octagon  

The 3D Printing Octagon  

A few years ago I started to think of 3D printing as a triangle where you had to control for each part of the delta: software, machines, and materials. I’ve now come to realize that it is more complex still. In order to get true repeatability, reliability and...
Recreating Ancient Heritage Through 3D Printing

Recreating Ancient Heritage Through 3D Printing

In the 19th century, an Austrian mine operator named Johann Georg Ramsauer working near Hallstatt, Austria encountered a sizable prehistoric cemetery containing more than 1,000 burial sites. The graves were of men, women, and children who had lived and died in this area between 800 and 500 BCE during what has come to be known as […]

In the 19th century, an Austrian mine operator named Johann Georg Ramsauer working near Hallstatt, Austria encountered a sizable prehistoric cemetery containing more than 1,000 burial sites. The graves were of men, women, and children who had lived and died in this...
New Version of QuantAM Build Preparation Software for Renishaw, Thanks to Collaboration with Spatial Corp

New Version of QuantAM Build Preparation Software for Renishaw, Thanks to Collaboration with Spatial Corp

The result of a collaboration between 3D software development tool kits provider Spatial Corp (a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, which was showcased in July) and UK-based engineering and scientific technology company Renishaw has finally been announced, with the release of a new version of Renishaw’s QuantAM software. This was made possible through the integration of some […]

The result of a collaboration between 3D software development tool kits provider Spatial Corp (a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, which was showcased in July) and UK-based engineering and scientific technology company Renishaw has finally...
Japanese Company Allows You to Generate 3D Printable Models from Animated Videos

Japanese Company Allows You to Generate 3D Printable Models from Animated Videos

There are plenty of ways to obtain 3D printable models. You can use a 3D scanner to capture exactly what you want, you can download them from websites like 3DShare, Thingiverse, or one of the many other 3D printing repositories out there, or you can model your own from scratch. Most of these methods are […]

There are plenty of ways to obtain 3D printable models. You can use a 3D scanner to capture exactly what you want, you can download them from websites like 3DShare, Thingiverse, or one of the many other 3D printing repositories out there, or you can model your own...
Slic3r 1.2.9 is Released  — First New Stable Release in 10 Months – Plenty of New Features

Slic3r 1.2.9 is Released — First New Stable Release in 10 Months – Plenty of New Features

There are few, if any, software packages that have been as important and influential within the 3D printing space as Slic3r has been. As the only open source, non-profit, independent software for 3D printing, Slic3r has grown tremendously since its initial release by the RepRap community way back in 2011. For those of you unfamiliar […]

There are few, if any, software packages that have been as important and influential within the 3D printing space as Slic3r has been. As the only open source, non-profit, independent software for 3D printing, Slic3r has grown tremendously since its initial release by...
Avante Technology Introduces Emendo: Avoid 3D Misprints with Automated STL File Repair Software

Avante Technology Introduces Emendo: Avoid 3D Misprints with Automated STL File Repair Software

3D printed products are only as good as the files they came from. While we’ve seen some truly phenomenal products rise from 3D printers, what that really says is they can each trace their successful prints to successful designs. I doubt any of us will every meet anyone who hasn’t had a failed print project […]

3D printed products are only as good as the files they came from. While we’ve seen some truly phenomenal products rise from 3D printers, what that really says is they can each trace their successful prints to successful designs. I doubt any of us will every meet...
Photoshop Introduces Direct 3D Printing Through Creative Cloud to i.materialise

Photoshop Introduces Direct 3D Printing Through Creative Cloud to i.materialise

For people used to creating 3D models in Photoshop, there’s some good news here. Photoshop Creative Cloud has announced the availability of a new feature that will allow users to directly convert their 3D Photoshop files into a printable object through i.materialise. If you are used to uploading your models through i.materialise’s 3D Print Lab, […]

For people used to creating 3D models in Photoshop, there’s some good news here. Photoshop Creative Cloud has announced the availability of a new feature that will allow users to directly convert their 3D Photoshop files into a printable object through i.materialise....
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