The principle of 3D printing has been around since the late 80’s. But the astronomical prices for equipment and materials prevented the use of this technology outside factory buildings. fabbster has set out to change that. fabbster is going to be one of THE tool of modern times; a “carving knife” of modern age, so […]
Office Depot is launching its Cube line of of 3-D printers in Denver, with an interactive display at the Wynkoop location. Meanwhile, Makerbot has begun shipping its 3-D scanner, the Digitizer, and has also released some firmware updates, and a dissolvable flexible filament that can be used as a support structure for printing more complex […]
Does crowdfunding work for 3D Printing Ventures? Here is a CNN case that says “yes.” They still refer to stereo lithography and the new MakerBot Stores. There
NASA recently hired a Silicon Valley company called Made In Space to create a “toaster-sized” 3D Printer custom-made for use by astronauts in the International Space Station (ISS). This 3D printer made for space will vastly reduce waste, stress, and probably boredom for astronauts in the ISS. From now on, any life-saving thing an astronaut […]
Mcor Technologies is an innovative manufacturer of the world’s most affordable, full-colour and eco-friendly 3D printers. Mcor’s mission with the Matrix and IRIS is to bring 3D printing to the masses and to make 3D printing as easy as printing on paper. Read the Blog: Why You Shouldn’t Use Product Comparison Charts to Evaluate 3D […]
This 3D Printer has no walls and no boundaries. So you can print a toy, a statue, even an airplane wing
Imagine losing a lens cap and being able to 3D print one in a half hour? Fully functional, custom size, and less than $1 worth of materials?
Imagine a world where any product you buy (as an end-consumer or as a business) can be 3D-printed on the spot and in your hands or your warehouse in hours, 3D-printed before your eyes. Oh, wait, that is our world! Does that mean consumers and orderers of things can say goodbye to shipping? Well, in […]
This device from AIO Robotics will be one big 3D printer, 3D scanner, 3D copier, and 3D fax-machine. It will begin the crowdfunding process through KickStarter next week on September 4th. The machine will even have a color touch screen! Now, what kind of money are we going to have to spend on this thing? […]
Printing with liquid metal is nothing new, but now there are more 3D printable metals being added into the mix. “3D printer supplier ExOne has added iron infiltrated with bronze, and bonded tungsten” to its list of usable materials with one of its 3D printer product lines. Currently, the available materials are “silica sand, ceramic […]
Despite the growing popularity of 3D printers, being limited to purchase through specialist stores and online shops means they still occupy a niche market of hobbyists and professional designers. Soon, though, you will be able to just dance into your local office supply store and pick one up along with a your pens, pencils and […]
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Proponents of 3D printing say it has the potential to alter radically a number of industries. Peter Marsh, FT manufacturing editor, talks to one such supporter – Abe Reichental of US-based 3D Systems – to find out how it works and if it really is a ‘disruptive technology’. Go to: http://video.ft.com/1700835179001/3D-printing-bigger-than-internet/Companies
Mataerial, a collaborative project between Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia and the Joris Laarman Studio, is pioneering a patent-pending 3D printing method it calls anti-gravity object modelling. Researchers claim ‘this new out-of-the-box printing method can help manufacture structures of almost any size and shape’. This video is three times the normal speed.