3D printing and CNC milling each provide distinct advantages to those looking to rapidly prototype and iterate their designs. Rapid prototyping services like WayKen offer both, but it's important to know the differences between what the two technologies have to offer.
Ultimaker is releasing a new beta version of its popular slicing software. You can download Cura 3.4 from the company’s website. As always, the software is free.
If you live in a humid climate, you may find that many of your 3D prints aren't going to plan. The cause may be that your filament is damp. Don't despair, there are many ways to dry it out.
3D bioprinting, the process of using bioink composed of tissue or human cells, has come a long way over the last decade. The goal of developing functioning whole organs, such as kidneys, livers or hearts, is becoming more and more of a reality.
Nicholas Unis is a college-student developing a 3D printing sneaker brand called UnisBrands LLC. His target market is those who buy and trade footwear, but Unis' company will also make recycling for discount a possibility.
This weekend, we're looking back at a 3D printed LED ring lamp created by designer and maker "adylinn". This light fixture is stylish and easy to make, and even has a walnut wood veneer finish on the outside!
A 3D printer and a Raspberry Pi and are a match made in maker’s heaven. Here are 30 great Raspberry Pi 3D printer projects you can build yourself.
Elementary school student Julian Caraballo wanted to play violin and become part of his school's band, and he didn't let a birth defect on his right hand stop him. Instead, three students from Drexel University helped him achieve his dream with a 3D printed prosthetic device.
The Eindhoven University is partnering with various companies to 3D print a community of five houses. The concrete structures will be fully habitable, and will be available to residents next year.
Researchers from Newcastle University, UK, 3D printed human corneas for the first time. To do this, they mixed stem cells from a healthy donor cornea with a gel and collagen to create a printable bio-ink.
Researchers from Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have developed a two-step polymerization process to fully recycle 3D printed thermosetting photopolymers.
With roots in mining dating back to the mid-1800's, waterjet cutting uses a high pressure stream of water to cut materials in industrial applications. Today, waterjets add flexibility to the traditionally tedious process of cutting hard stuff.
In a unique marketing campaign for the superhero movie Black Panther, Pepsi partnered up with the manufacturing service provider Protolabs to create a collectibles kit that featured five special edition soda cans fitted with 3D printed Black Panther masks.
This year's Tribeca Film Festival in New York City featured over 30 VR and AR experiences. Although the technology isn't quite mainstream enough for home enjoyment yet, the creativity on show certainly assures us of the future for the medium.
EDG NYC is an architecture firm that has developed a new method of digital sculpting, which they call "Modern Ornamental", to restore a building in New York City. The process utilizes 3D printing to produce complex molds for casting concrete structures.
Want a 3D printing project that will hone your design and circuitry skills, all while giving you a butterfly ring that flutters with light? Then break out of that cocoon and build yourself this 3D printed NeoPixel butterfly ring.
A team of engineers from the University of Illinois have developed a free-form isomalt 3D printing technology that produces intricate sugar-based scaffolding, which could potentially be used to grow tissue or study tumors.