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Winston-Salem State University Explores 3D Printing for Occupational Therapy

Winston-Salem State University Explores 3D Printing for Occupational Therapy

In the medical world, 3D printing is becoming widespread over various fields and sectors, including occupational therapy. As an example, several medical professionals are discovering that 3D printed splints or casts are preferable to traditional plaster, as they allow breathability, comfort, light weight and custom fit. In addition, 3D scanners can capture parts of the […]

In the medical world, 3D printing is becoming widespread over various fields and sectors, including occupational therapy. As an example, several medical professionals are discovering that 3D printed splints or casts are preferable to traditional plaster, as they allow...
Desktop 3D Printing and Functional Replacement Parts

Desktop 3D Printing and Functional Replacement Parts

3D printing is seeing increasing use in the manufacture of components for bikes, and sometimes even the bikes themselves. Bikes with 3D printed parts don’t just look cool, either – they perform just as well as, and sometimes even better than, regular bikes. Open source advocate and 3D printing educator at Michigan Tech Dr. Joshua Pearce recently published an Ultimaker […]

3D printing is seeing increasing use in the manufacture of components for bikes, and sometimes even the bikes themselves. Bikes with 3D printed parts don’t just look cool, either – they perform just as well as, and sometimes even better than, regular...
Industrial 3D Printer Buying Guide 2018

Industrial 3D Printer Buying Guide 2018

Industrial 3D printers are used for manufacturing. Reliability, uptime and repeatability are very important to these systems. The availability of the printer and the throughput are key considerations on whether to buy one. Industrial 3D printers have a wide range of application areas and make many different types of parts. Many 3D printers are niche […]

Industrial 3D printers are used for manufacturing. Reliability, uptime and repeatability are very important to these systems. The availability of the printer and the throughput are key considerations on whether to buy one. Industrial 3D printers have a wide range of...
3D Printer Buying Guide 2018

3D Printer Buying Guide 2018

Since our buying guide last year, a lot has changed in 3D Print-Land. More functional desktop 3D printers have emerged, and a slew of competitors entered the low-cost 3D printing space. All of this competition is good for you, the 3D printer buyer. It may also be very confusing. To help you out we’ve evaluated […]

Since our buying guide last year, a lot has changed in 3D Print-Land. More functional desktop 3D printers have emerged, and a slew of competitors entered the low-cost 3D printing space. All of this competition is good for you, the 3D printer buyer. It may also be very...
Registration Now Open for Second Construct3D Academic 3D Printing and Digital Fabrication Conference

Registration Now Open for Second Construct3D Academic 3D Printing and Digital Fabrication Conference

Like many other 3D printing companies around the world, Ultimaker is doing its part to educate the future workforce, and their teachers, about the many benefits of adopting 3D printing in the classroom. Together with Autodesk, Ultimaker is also a co-founding sponsor of Construct3D, the first national academic 3D printing conference in the US, which was hosted by […]

Like many other 3D printing companies around the world, Ultimaker is doing its part to educate the future workforce, and their teachers, about the many benefits of adopting 3D printing in the classroom. Together with Autodesk, Ultimaker is also a co-founding sponsor...
NoiseAware Makes Some Noise (But Not Too Much) About Ultimaker 3D Printers

NoiseAware Makes Some Noise (But Not Too Much) About Ultimaker 3D Printers

By a certain age, many people have likely either had the police called on them for making too much noise on their properties, or called the police themselves to report their neighbors. It’s especially a hazard in apartments and other rental situations. It’s often an innocent issue – people are simply having too much fun […]

By a certain age, many people have likely either had the police called on them for making too much noise on their properties, or called the police themselves to report their neighbors. It’s especially a hazard in apartments and other rental situations....
New Agorist Beer Company Challenges Designers to 3D Print Brewery Tap Handle

New Agorist Beer Company Challenges Designers to 3D Print Brewery Tap Handle

New Agorist Beer Company is a craft brewery based in Anaheim that values the creativity and artistry of beer making. It also values creativity in more than just its beer – it’s looking for some novel ingenuity in its tap handles, as well. New Agorist isn’t the first brewery to discover that 3D printing makes for […]

New Agorist Beer Company is a craft brewery based in Anaheim that values the creativity and artistry of beer making. It also values creativity in more than just its beer – it’s looking for some novel ingenuity in its tap handles, as well. New Agorist...
Nervous System Explores 3D Printing to Create Form in Pre-Stretched Fabric

Nervous System Explores 3D Printing to Create Form in Pre-Stretched Fabric

If you haven’t heard of the design group Nervous System, you should take a few minutes to look at the work they have been producing over the past ten years. Founded by Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg, both graduates of MIT, the studio is based in Somerville, Massachusetts and has assembled an impressive portfolio of […]

If you haven’t heard of the design group Nervous System, you should take a few minutes to look at the work they have been producing over the past ten years. Founded by Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg, both graduates of MIT, the studio is based in...
Ultimaker, Raise3D, UnionTech Showcase New Problem-Solving 3D Printers at RAPID + TCT

Ultimaker, Raise3D, UnionTech Showcase New Problem-Solving 3D Printers at RAPID + TCT

This year’s RAPID + TCT ended only a few days ago in Fort Worth, Texas, and we’ve been busily sharing with you all of the many innovations we witnessed and information we gleaned from the event’s fascinating keynotes, product introductions, and on-site conversations as North America’s largest 3D printing-centered show was home again to many […]

This year’s RAPID + TCT ended only a few days ago in Fort Worth, Texas, and we’ve been busily sharing with you all of the many innovations we witnessed and information we gleaned from the event’s fascinating keynotes, product introductions, and...
Dynamism Showcases Leading 3D Printers at RAPID + TCT

Dynamism Showcases Leading 3D Printers at RAPID + TCT

New advancements in 3D printing are giving manufacturers better options to improve efficiency. To save time and costs, companies are increasing utilization of 3D printing for jigs, figures, and creating parts in-house rather than outsourcing them to third-party manufacturers. Dynamism offers many of these leading edge 3D printers, with expert pre-sales advice, installation and training, […]

New advancements in 3D printing are giving manufacturers better options to improve efficiency. To save time and costs, companies are increasing utilization of 3D printing for jigs, figures, and creating parts in-house rather than outsourcing them to third-party...
CONTEXT Announces Leaders in 2017 3D Printing Revenues; Stratasys in Front

CONTEXT Announces Leaders in 2017 3D Printing Revenues; Stratasys in Front

London-based data analytics firm CONTEXT has been in the business of watching market performance and industry benchmarks for over three decades. Recently, they set their sights on examining the leaders in 3D printing revenue for 2017. With a focus on hardware revenues for 3D printing, it was no surprise to see big names like Stratasys […]

London-based data analytics firm CONTEXT has been in the business of watching market performance and industry benchmarks for over three decades. Recently, they set their sights on examining the leaders in 3D printing revenue for 2017. With a focus on hardware revenues...
Royal DSM Introduces New 3D Printing Materials, Announces Partnership with Ultimaker

Royal DSM Introduces New 3D Printing Materials, Announces Partnership with Ultimaker

This week, from April 23rd to 26th, North America’s preeminent 3D printing event, RAPID + TCT, is taking place. 3DPrint.com is glad to be here for the many announcements and product unveilings that are taking place…and there are very many. Exhibitors are showcasing a wide array of products, both older and brand new. Science-based company […]

This week, from April 23rd to 26th, North America’s preeminent 3D printing event, RAPID + TCT, is taking place. 3DPrint.com is glad to be here for the many announcements and product unveilings that are taking place…and there are very many. Exhibitors are...
Ultimaker Announces Alliance Partnership Program for Engineering Materials at RAPID

Ultimaker Announces Alliance Partnership Program for Engineering Materials at RAPID

At the Hannover Messe trade fair in Germany today, Ultimaker released an expansion to its professional 3D printer portfolio with the new S5 3D printer – the first desktop machine the company has introduced in two years. But it’s a big week for the global 3D printing leader for another reason as well – the company […]

At the Hannover Messe trade fair in Germany today, Ultimaker released an expansion to its professional 3D printer portfolio with the new S5 3D printer – the first desktop machine the company has introduced in two years. But it’s a big week for the global...
Ultimaker Releases New S5 Professional 3D Printer

Ultimaker Releases New S5 Professional 3D Printer

Global desktop 3D printing leader Ultimaker has been in the 3D printing business since 2011. The company is well known for its accurate, high-quality 3D printers, and released its Ultimaker 2+ series in 2016, followed by an upgrade package, before unveiling its next-generation Ultimaker 3 that same year. Now, Ultimaker is introducing its first new desktop 3D […]

Global desktop 3D printing leader Ultimaker has been in the 3D printing business since 2011. The company is well known for its accurate, high-quality 3D printers, and released its Ultimaker 2+ series in 2016, followed by an upgrade package, before unveiling its...
DSM Helping Dutch Sports Initiative 3D Print Custom Sports Mouthguards On the Spot

DSM Helping Dutch Sports Initiative 3D Print Custom Sports Mouthguards On the Spot

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that over 600,000 visits to the emergency room each year in the US are due to sports-related dental injuries, which just makes me cringe…the only potential I ever had for a (semi)sports-related dental injury was if I marched into someone on the field during band and accidentally […]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that over 600,000 visits to the emergency room each year in the US are due to sports-related dental injuries, which just makes me cringe…the only potential I ever had for a (semi)sports-related dental...
Ultimaker Launches New 3D Printing Core Lessons for STEAM Education

Ultimaker Launches New 3D Printing Core Lessons for STEAM Education

All across the 3D printing industry, companies are launching objectives and initiatives aimed at educating the next generation of the workforce on the technology. 3D printing is an important and powerful tool in STEAM education, which includes the arts in the forward-thinking focus of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and including 3D printing in STEAM […]

All across the 3D printing industry, companies are launching objectives and initiatives aimed at educating the next generation of the workforce on the technology. 3D printing is an important and powerful tool in STEAM education, which includes the arts in the...
Jabil Uses Ultimaker 3D Printers to Make Manufacturing Quicker and Cheaper

Jabil Uses Ultimaker 3D Printers to Make Manufacturing Quicker and Cheaper

Jabil has an ambitious goal: to become the most technologically advanced manufacturing solutions provider in the world. And it’s doing quite well at pursuing that goal, in fact. In its 100 facilities across 29 countries, the company is connecting people, processes and plants with suppliers, partners and customers through digital technology. At Jabil’s Auburn Hills, […]

Jabil has an ambitious goal: to become the most technologically advanced manufacturing solutions provider in the world. And it’s doing quite well at pursuing that goal, in fact. In its 100 facilities across 29 countries, the company is connecting people,...
Polygonica and Ultimaker Deliver New Updates to 3D Software

Polygonica and Ultimaker Deliver New Updates to 3D Software

3D scanning has become much more advanced, as well as easier for the average user. There are still issues that arise, however, between scanning an object and turning it into a 3D model. 3D scanners frequently produce models with missing areas, or holes, which is obviously problematic – no one wants a model with a […]

3D scanning has become much more advanced, as well as easier for the average user. There are still issues that arise, however, between scanning an object and turning it into a 3D model. 3D scanners frequently produce models with missing areas, or holes, which is...
Breaking The Boundaries Of 3D Printing

Breaking The Boundaries Of 3D Printing

The 3D Printing industry should take note: just as Heston Blumenthal has transformed traditional concepts of what is possible with culinary ingredients, Ultimaker’s Senior Materials Engineer Diana Garcia-Alonso is cooking up a similar storm from the company’s headquarters in Geldermalsen, the Netherlands. The Foundations Born and raised in Spain, I delved into the world of […]

The 3D Printing industry should take note: just as Heston Blumenthal has transformed traditional concepts of what is possible with culinary ingredients, Ultimaker’s Senior Materials Engineer Diana Garcia-Alonso is cooking up a similar storm from the company’s...
Winners of This Year’s Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge Announced

Winners of This Year’s Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge Announced

There are a lot of 3D design and 3D printing competitions out there, but among the most serious and industry-focused is the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge. The contest asks participants, generally professionals and those in training to be professionals, to redesign a conventionally manufactured part of a machine or product using 3D printing. […]

There are a lot of 3D design and 3D printing competitions out there, but among the most serious and industry-focused is the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge. The contest asks participants, generally professionals and those in training to be...
3D Printed Braille Puzzle Helps the Visually Impaired to Learn Words

3D Printed Braille Puzzle Helps the Visually Impaired to Learn Words

Learning to read Braille increases the likelihood of a visually impaired person’s finding employment or pursuing higher education by more than three times. Unfortunately, many resources for learning Braille are either ineffective or too costly for the average person. A digital Braille reading device costs over $1,000, which is unaffordable for many, particularly for the […]

Learning to read Braille increases the likelihood of a visually impaired person’s finding employment or pursuing higher education by more than three times. Unfortunately, many resources for learning Braille are either ineffective or too costly for the average...
Prominent Organizations Invest in 3D Printers and Post-Processing Technology

Prominent Organizations Invest in 3D Printers and Post-Processing Technology

In 2016, Ultimaker released the Ultimaker 3, the latest in its line of popular, highly praised desktop 3D printers. It was followed by the Ultimaker 3 Extended, a larger version of the 3. Both have been lauded for their ease of use, professional quality prints and versatility, making them well-suited for a variety of applications. The […]

In 2016, Ultimaker released the Ultimaker 3, the latest in its line of popular, highly praised desktop 3D printers. It was followed by the Ultimaker 3 Extended, a larger version of the 3. Both have been lauded for their ease of use, professional quality prints and...
How to Start a Medical 3D Printing Lab

How to Start a Medical 3D Printing Lab

MUN MED 3D is a 3D printing biomedical laboratory housed at the Health Science Center at Memorial University. Founded by Michael Bartellas and Stephen Ryan, the organization has done some great work, including 3D printing several hands for children in Zimbabwe. The lab is dedicated to the use of 3D printing in medicine, and in addition […]

MUN MED 3D is a 3D printing biomedical laboratory housed at the Health Science Center at Memorial University. Founded by Michael Bartellas and Stephen Ryan, the organization has done some great work, including 3D printing several hands for children in Zimbabwe. The...
3D Printing News Briefs: February 9, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: February 9, 2018

We’re starting off your Friday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs with some 3D printing business news, then moving on to some pretty cool 3D printed projects to get you to the weekend. Ultimaker has joined the GE Additive Education program, and 3YOURMIND opened an office in France. Stratasys is forming an additive manufacturing joint […]

We’re starting off your Friday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs with some 3D printing business news, then moving on to some pretty cool 3D printed projects to get you to the weekend. Ultimaker has joined the GE Additive Education program, and 3YOURMIND opened...
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