Additive manufacturing of metal parts is set to revolutionize how many things are made. Selective laser melting (SLM) is one of the premier technologies, but how does it work? That's what this article is all about.
Shapeways, the 3D printed goods manufacturer, partnered with EOS, the Additive Manufacturing solutions developer, to venture into the orthosis and prosthesis market with the launch of PA11, a bio-degradable, revolutionary material.
Want to try your hand at 3D printing but thinking "I don’t have a 3D printer near me"? Or maybe you want to 3D print in an exotic material that your printer can’t handle, like gold or silver? Either way, we got you covered.
If you're looking for some April Fools' Day pranks to 3D print, you've come to the right place. Each one of these (slightly) evil prints needs PVA filament and a good sense of humor.
SmarTech Analysis released the latest edition of the Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry report which forecasts market opportunities for 3D printing in the dentistry industry.
The company, which began in 2012 as part of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, is ready to ramp up production and innovation.
The build area is a difficult thing to improve on in 3D printers. Maintaining accuracy over a large area is a challenge, and as a result, larger machines are expensive and complex. But what if, instead of one big machine, you had many small, mobile robots getting the job done?
Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) is fundamentally a layers game. Its simplicity, however, is also its downfall: poor inter-layer adhesion is a universal weakness. In this article, we’ll explore a solution to this limitation in FDM.
A stereolithography file, or STL, is a common method of expressing a 3D concept model. Most manufacturing systems, however, require G-code. To this end, you might be wondering how to convert STL to G-code. Find out in the following!
Going from designing to 3D printing with SketchUp requires only a few steps, but can be tricky. In this article, learn how to make your first 3D model for 3D printing.
Daren Schwenke, a maker from Tampa, Florida, created a 3D printed blooming rose for his love, Christine. He used an animated wireframe and clear printed petals so that when its leaf is touched, the rose blossoms and lights up.
The summit brings together leading thinkers in additive manufacturing and will focus on how design is integral to the AM process. It will dive deeper into innovative solutions and new applications brought about by advancement in topology optimization, generative design solutions and software advancement.
A team of researchers at King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust developed an approach to improve the care of babies with congenital heart disease by creating a 3D model of their hearts while inside the womb.
Maker Hans Milling created and uploaded a 3D printable programmable combination lock model onto Thingiverse. It's not strong enough to keep thieves away from your precious things, but it will teach you a thing or two about how these cool locks work.
Need to clear the air? This 3D printed minimalistic fume extractor by maker RDMMKR is made to minimize the inhalation of fumes that come from soldering.
Want to project mesmerizing ancient patterns throughout your house? This 3D printed Greek Meander Lamp by designer Daniel Hultgren is an easy project that will leave you with your jaw on the floor.
Can 3D printing transform the design and manufacturing of golf clubs to help improve your game? Desktop Metal explores this in a recent feature on their site.