Students from West Michigan Aviation Academy recently worked on an extracurricular project which was rather different from the average. Their task was to create prosthetic feet for an urban chicken who lost hers to frost bite.
BioLife4D, a biotech company, is working on printing a viable human heart which is suitable for transplant. But, the company claims to have reached a significant milestone and successfully 3D bioprinted a human cardiac patch.
3D printed keychains are great for small print tests, unique gifts, and cute accessories. Most are available online for free! Here's a list of some of the best 3D printed keychain models out there, in no particular order.
Have some loose change lying around? Why not save it for a rainy day by 3D printing this gear motor-driven Apple Coin Bank designed by maker Greg Zumwalt.
The FIFA World Cup is in full swing, and now you can 3D print your own lithophane lamp to light your favorite team's path to victory! Check out this amazing 3D printed World Cup-themed lamp designed by the 3D printing company Voladd.
Shapeways has launched an in-house collection of fully customizable 3D printed jewelry. Called Spring & Wonder, the products and brand were designed in two months to demonstrate what Shapeways can do for other companies wanting to incorporate mass personalization.
Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies (PADT) has announced it's opening a 3D printing factory, using Carbon’s Digital Light Synthesis technology and production system to create 2,000-5,000 parts on-demand weekly.
We humans love making things out of non-renewable resources like fossil fuels. And though they'll eventually run out, we use them to make everything, including 3D printer filament. Here's some filament you can use that takes a greener path.
Since the Lansing Delta Township assembly plant of General Motors bought a $35,000 3D printer, they've seen savings of €300,000. However, the company expects to see savings of millions of dollars in the future as it standardizes the technology throughout its plants across the globe.
To help provide access to 3D printing in impoverished areas of Cali, Colombia, engineering students from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) have developed a solar power system that allows 3D printers to operate in areas where electricity is unstable.
Want to build your own custom robot with no screws attached? The 3D printed SMARS modular robot is the perfect project for beginners and seasoned makers who want a quick and easy introduction to the world of robotics.
In a recent video YouTuber MyfordBoy duplicates a metal part using a novel process involving 3D printing, a sand mold and casting aluminum. Don't try this at home, but definitely enjoy the craftsmanship at work.
FDM 3D prints generally have a rough surface finish, which is visible to the eye, but they can be easily post-processed to achieve the desired look and feel. Throughout this article, we highlight 3D printing post-processing techniques to help you get the best out of your FDM 3D prints.
3D Systems has announced a new service called the On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service, which will enable medical professionals to upload and 3D print digital files through the company. The idea is to make 3D printing models more accessible for the entire healthcare community.
The Italian 3D printing manufacturer tested its new range of ceramic 3D printers on a remake of Michelangelo’s famous David sculpture.
A designer has developed a 3D printed robot that can auto-adjust its height to maneuver a wide range of spaces.
Makerslab24.com is launching a platform that will fuse cryptocurrency with 3D printing technology. The company is creating the 3dP-Token to offer customers greater accessibility to 3D printed products at a lower cost.