Leo Gregurić is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.
What many people don't actually know is that 3D printing is not a new technology. In fact, the first-ever patent for 3D printing was successfully issued in 1986. Let's take a closer look at the history of 3D printing and how it all came about.
Although most of the world's furniture still isn't produced via 3D printing, there are some very interesting designs out there that give a green light for the future of the industry. Here is some of the coolest 3D printed furniture!
Resin 3D printing is a technology that utilizes a photosensitive resin and a light source to produce very detailed, smooth parts. Let's take a look at the differences between LCD and DLP, two variations of resin 3D printing.
In the past few years, the jewelry industry has been transformed with the introduction of 3D printers, which are capable of producing easily-castable, high detail parts. Let's take a look at some of the most popular 3D printers for jewelry.
In the always-growing world of 3D printing, there are two types of 3D printers which use lasers to build solid parts. If you are new to 3D printing, you might have already wondered what is a "3D laser printer". Well, let make it clear for you.
Mostly used as a rapid prototyping tool, 3D printing has been present in the automotive industry for quite some time. Now, whole cars are being 3D printed. Here are 10 of the coolest cars that are 3D printed or contain 3D printed parts.
The introduction of dual extrusion FDM 3D printers to the market has opened up countless possibilities. We take a look at what exactly dual extrusion is and some of the ways it's achieved.
In the past few years, 3D printing went big, meaning it's been used to build big structures like buildings and bridges. Here are some of the most innovative and interesting 3D printed bridge projects we've seen so far.
Selective last sintering is a 3D printing technology that uses a laser to fuse a thermoplastic powder to build parts. We'll explain how this technology works, discuss its pros and cons, and point out where it's utilized.
If you've ever wondered what a UV resin 3D printer is and how it works, you've come to the right place. We'll explain resin 3D printing and then go into more detail about specific types of resin 3D printers.
Since every 3D printing technology makes use of a different material, there are many categories and price ranges for 3D printing materials. In this article, we provide an overview of 3D printing materials along with their price ranges.
In the past few years, a number of construction companies have turned to 3D printing to reduce the cost of building houses. Here we look at some of the most interesting examples in order to get an idea of how much exactly it costs.
Sometimes the spare parts you need are neither sold out nor any longer in production. When that happens, 3D printing comes in to save the day. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the best services for 3D printing spare parts.
Nowadays, kids and teenagers are faced with new technologies at a very young age – and they love it! This is a perfect opportunity for them to learn how to use CAD software. Some CAD software companies created easy-to-use, interactive CAD solutions that enable kids to convert their ideas into reality. Here are the best 5 CAD for kids tools.
Apart from material extrusion 3D printers, there are also 3D printers based on Vat polymerization technologies such as SLA and DLP. In this article, we'll take a closer look at DLP 3D printers and discuss their benefits and limitations in comparison to SLA machines.
The world of 3D printing is a big and confusing place. Handily there are legions of 3D printing sites out there that help make sense of it all. In this article, we describe some of the best sites for model downloads, news and printing services to help you to wrap your head around the always growing 3D printing industry.
In this article, you’ll learn about the water-soluble PVA material. Also, you’ll find the most interesting PVA filaments available on the market.