Changing your 3D printer firmware can sometimes be a tricky process. Check out the pros and cons of changing it, tips on how to change it, and the most common firmware choices.
Mark Beecroft, a senior lecturer at the Manchester Metropolitan University School of Art, is exploring the use of 3D printing in industrial knitting in a process he calls 'digital interlooping'.
The architectural studio "ecoLogicStudio" and its research partners developed the world's first 3D printed bio-reactor. It is currently on display at the Centre Pompidou in Paris as part of “Le Fabrique du Vivant” exhibition.
Instructables user gzumwalt has created a 3D printed Darth Vader Automata that is bound to cause a great disturbance in the force. Learn how to bring this mechanical Sith Lord to life on your own.
Recently reefs around the world have been dying off, and it has become apparent that intervention is essential. The below researchers are turning to 3D printing to help in the restoration effort.
3D printing simulation has become widespread for some 3D printing processes like SLM. This article will give you an overview of when you might want to use this valuable tool.
Find out how 3D printing is driving the pharmaceutical industry towards personalized medicine. In this article, we look at the most recent trends and developments.
Learn about the different categories of flexible filament. In this article, we'll take an in-depth look at a number of flexible material classifications, including TPU and soft PLA.
Widely recognized in traditional manufacturing, PEEK can also be 3D printed. Check out our guide to the best peek 3D printers. Includes everything you need to know about 3D printing PEEK and PEI.
The 3D printing giant Stratasys' new J720 Dental printer is able to create extremely high resolution, full-colour, realistic dental models for patients. The machine will be available for sale in May 2019.
You've probably heard of CNC, but did you know that it's not only for milling? Laser engravers, 3D printers, and standard household paper printers all use CNC methods.
Thor3D, the 3D imaging company, announced the release of its latest hand-held 3D scanner, the Calibry, at this year's TCT Asia exhibition in Shanghai, China.
Luxexcel, the only company in the world using 3D printing technology to create custom ophthalmic lenses, has printed over 5,000 lenses on its VisionPlatforms which it announced have moved from the pilot phase to printing commercially.
One workbench can’t possibly cater to the needs of every individual. Different features, prices, and sizes can be a determining factor when choosing your workbench. Here are a few options to help you determine the kind that works best for you.
The controller board is the heart of any 3D printer, responsible for orchestrating components like the extruder, heated bed, motors, and sensors. Here are 5 great choices right now!
DEEPTIME, a Czech design and technology studio, has unveiled the Ionic Sound System, a 3D printed limited edition commercially available audio set made from sand.
PLA is one of the most popular filaments in 3D printing. One of its main selling points is that it's biodegradable, but is that really the case? Is PLA biodegradable? Keep reading to find out the truth!