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?
This was printed in an hour. A single print from a single file. Look at how complex and integrated this object is. It has many layers and was done quickly for a client’s demand
Here you can see something printed in an hour. It doesn’t break. And it has a complex honeycomb structure.
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 […]
Here is a single print. Translucent. Useable and done quickly with 3D Printing. It was perfectly built to match a product specification Get more 3D Printing Videos
3D Printed Tools. This was done in a single print, is an actual working 3D Part. Because this can be printed at home, there is no need to go to the hardware store or wait for ecommerce deliveries.
This chain was printed in a single print. It took about an hour, and it came out of the 3D Printer already linked! It shows how 3D Printing can really save time and money while producing quality products. This chain is plastic, but 3D Printers can do glass, metal, food, wood, even human tissue!
It’s no surprise that the 3D printing market is growing – to people who have never heard of it before, it sounds like magic! But where is it growing? It turns out that the cheaper, made-for-consumer end of the spectrum only accounts for 5% of this growing market. The rest is a mix of business-to-business […]
3D Printed Toy Fossil. This was printed in different parts. Watch it move!
Although far from reaching it’s full potential, the 3D printing industry has evolved by leaps and bounds in its young existence, quickly turning doubters into believers as chalkboard material is now turning into a reality. 3D printing has risen from a technology of interest for hobbyists and forward-thinking businessmen, to a technology that has garnered […]
LUXeXceL recently 3D printed two pairs of eyeglasses for the Dutch king and queen. They were printed out in one go, including the frame and lenses and wholely skipping the dusting and cleaning process afterwards, thanks to Dutch LUXeXceL’s innovations in laser sintering. The lenses can be colored and textured or left blank and smooth. […]
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? […]
… is it ride-able? Yes… but I wouldn’t drop down many sets of stairs on it just yet!
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 […]
Join Inside 3D Printing in San Jose this September 17-18. 3D printing is impacting what we eat, wear, build, drive, fly, and shoot. Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo, “the” B2B tradeshow for the 3D printing industry, will continue its world tour in San Jose this September 17-18. The event, programmed by Hod Lipson, will […]
Here is another great use for 3D Printing
Japanese police forces have been using 3D printing for about 3 years mostly to recreate crime scenes and weapons in 3D-printed, interactive models. Recently, they found a new use for the technology: sketch artistry aided by 3D printing! The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department took a sketch of a wanted criminal, used a 3D printer to […]
In his State of the Union address in January, the president proposed that the government should create 15 new “innovation institutes,” modeled on a public-private partnership that he helped start in Youngstown, Ohio, that is devoted to developing 3-D printers. There was more in this vein in his administration’s 2014 budget, offered in April. And […]
Organovo sells the Novogen MMX 3D printer that can print “structurally and functionally accurate bioprinted human tissue models,” in case you’re missing an organ. If you’re looking to learn more about bioprinting, help the bioprinting industry with research and development, or compete and know what you’re up against… A place to learn more would be […]
Brace yourself for a patent land grab of 3-D intellectual property not seen since the dot-com boom.
Low-cost 3D Printing for Science, Education and Sustainable Development…
“Made in Space” tags aren’t too far off – NASA is planning to send a zero-gravity 3D printer to the International Space Station in 2014. Here comes “a future where space missions can be virtually self-sufficient.” That life-or-death missing washer can be printed at any astronaut’s whim. “Consumables” are also in store – astronauts can […]
nuPROTO LLC is a specialized 3D printing consulting company focused on turning your innovative dreams into a reality. View Featured Work. Fernando Sosa’s custom 3-D printing business, in which he offers to make models, prototypes and replicas of new products, has some spectacular samples for sale on his website, including a cyborg spider and a […]
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 […]