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WASP Makes Progress, Moves Headquarters of 3D Printed Village of Shamballa

Two years ago, the World’s Advanced Saving Project, aka WASP, announced that it would be starting work on what seemed like an extremely far-fetched, if not impossible, project – 3D printing…

2017: The Year in 3D Printers

We’ve reached the last days of December, which means that it’s time to start looking back on what’s happened in 2017. Whether you’re reviewing the year with a nostalgic or…

3D Printing of Disaster Relief Tools and Shelters, and R&D Tax Credits

As measured by the ACE index, September 2017 has become the most active month on record for Atlantic hurricanes. Category 5 Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and Category 4 Hurricane Jose…

WASP’s 3D Printed Scenic Design Work Complete for Teatro dell’Opera in Rome

I volunteer with a few local theatres in Dayton, mostly as a sound technician and a stage manager, and occasionally as a member of the stage crew. But I generally…

3D Printing Takes the Stage with Theatrical Scenic Design

For my final project in scenic design class as part of my theatre major, I had designed a table with a stylized hollow center and needed to cut foam using…

Hawk 3D Proto Supports UK Police: Delivers and Installs DeltaWASP 4070 Industrial 3D Printer, Trains Officers at West Yorkshire Police Regional Scientific Support Unit

3D printing definitely has military applications, but the technology can also be very useful in terms of helping out our local law enforcement, from making traffic stops safer and helping…

WASP Introduces New High-Speed, Dual-Extruder 3D Printers

WASP is 3D printer company with a mission, they think big and they build even bigger. WASP stands for World’s Advanced Saving Project, and the plucky Italian company produces some…

Inside 3D Printing New York: Delayed by Winter Storm, the Show Goes On

Attendees of the Inside 3D Printing New York Conference & Expo (I3DP) were in for quite a surprise this week, as winter storm Stella wreaked havoc with travel plans. The…

WASP Takes on the Gluten-Free Challenge with a Celiac-Safe 3D Food Printer

I tend to be a bit suspicious of any food-related trend, no matter how many people adopt it. The gluten-free diet is one of those trends – I can’t imagine…

Something for Everyone in 2016: A Look at This Year’s New 3D Printer Releases

I spend every day immersed in news about 3D printing, so obviously I’m aware of the fact that there are a lot of 3D printers out there. I’m also aware…

3D Print Big! WASP and Opendot to Offer Five-Day Workshop on Large-Scale 3D Printing

WASP (World’s Advanced Savings Project) has developed multiple 3D printers in varying sizes, but they’re probably best known for their gigantic mega-printers, capable of 3D printing entire houses and villages. The…

Dr. Lelio Leoncini and WASPmedical Create Better Spinal Care Through 3D Printing

When we talk about the accomplishments of the World’s Advanced Saving Project (WASP), we usually go immediately to the advancements they have made in construction. It’s hard to see past the fact…

WASP Introduces the Maker Economy Starter Kit – Everything You Need for 3D Printed Self-Sufficiency

The best thing about WASP, in my opinion, isn’t the amazing things they’ve created – although they certainly have created some incredible things. They’re 3D printing a village right now,…

WASP Releases DeltaWASP 3MT Printer—On Tour Now from Europe to New York

It seems the DeltaWASP 3MT has settled right into its duties, and we’ve become quite well-acquainted with it already, despite its formal release just kicking off. With a previous unveiling…

WASP Opens Their First Spanish 3D Printing Hub This Weekend at Madrid Mini Maker Faire

This weekend, the Madrid Mini Maker Faire will draw a mix of makers, instructors, businesses and curious onlookers to Spain’s capital city for workshops, exhibitions, presentations and more, celebrating the creative…

Beating the Odds: Adaptive Athletes Turn to WASPMedical for 3D Printed Prosthetics, Excelling in Surfing & Canoeing

Not too long ago, I happened to glance at a social media post offering up typical reading materials for young men and women today, with a girls’ publication showing off…

Construction of the 3D Printed Village of Shamballa is Progressing Wonderfully

Since the Italian municipality of Massa Lombarda, in collaboration with WASP, announced that they would be constructing the world’s first 3D printed village, we’ve been eagerly awaiting updates about the…

Hawk 3D Proto Reveals New Interactive Website Featuring Tutorials, Video Tours and More

Since Hawk 3D Proto‘s inception in 2013, the English 3D printing retailer hasn’t stopped expanding. Just in the past few months the company has signed new distribution agreements with 3D…

New DeltaWasp Pellet 3D Printer Prints Big Without Big Cost

To say that WASP likes to think big is a bit of an understatement. The Italian company has become known for their giant 3D printers and the big ideas that come…

WASP BigDelta Gets Ready to 3D Print an Entire Italian Village

Everyone likes to fantasize about a utopia, where everyone gets along, everyone is happy, and there is no war, injustice or suffering. Most religions teach the concept of some sort…

Artist Francesco Pacelli Puts the WASP Delta LDM Clay 3D Printer to Work

Using paste extruders to 3D print in clay and ceramics is a rapidly growing trend due to the ability to create objects that are virtually impossible to make using traditional…

DeltaWASP 20 40 and 20 40 Turbo Are Latest Additions to Hawk 3D Proto’s Stock

English 3D printer retailer Hawk 3D Proto branched out in 2013 from their parent company Cutwel Limited, a tooling supplier that has been in business for twenty years. Many older, well-established manufacturing…

WASP Unveils the World’s Largest Delta 3D Printer – 12 Meters Tall & Set to Print Houses

Over the past couple of years, we have seen our fair share of mammoth sized 3D printers, but perhaps none quite as intriguing as the one which WASP plans to…

WASP Makes Progress on House 3D Printing With Modular Printed Reinforced Concrete Beams

Most of us are aware that as 3D printing begins to pave over traditional methods of manufacturing in sectors such as automotive, aerospace, and more, and that some big–and very…