Purdue University researchers use 3D printing to develop a shoe insole which could speed up the healing process of diabetic ulcers and help patients avoid amputation.
With a simple scrap of G-code, you can make your FDM 3D printer extrude unsupported single-strand coil springs. MakeFast Workshop shows us how.
Unlike thermoplastic filament printers, which typically use a 0.4-mm nozzle, a resin 3D SLA printer may have a laser spot size of 140 microns. The result? The smoothest and most precise 3D prints you've ever seen, if you know what you're doing...
As more and more people become interested in 3D printing, we present this Blender vs. Maya guide to help novices break down several factors that matter most when choosing a CAD platform.
Swedish maker and YouTuber Simon Sörensen shares a new instructional video on how to turn a Creality CR-10 3D printer into an engraver with just a few simple steps.
Looking for 3D printed gears for a special purpose? Take a look at this simple guide to find the gear that perfectly fits your needs.
Thanksgiving is less than a week away. Before you fill your belly up with food, why not fill your home with some Thanksgiving-themed 3D prints! Here are five 3D models to get you inspired.
Autodesk has teamed up with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to design an energy and cost efficient interplanetary lander. Then lander structure is heavily reliant on generative design, which helps achieve significant performance savings.
HRE Wheels has partnered with GE Additive to develop a 3D printed conceptual wheel made from titanium called the HRE3D+ wheel.
MatterHackers is getting a head start this year with its own personal "Black Friday" extravaganza - Blue Friday - with deals you don't want to miss.
Ultimaker Cura, the free, open-source 3D printing slicer has been updated once again. The software now offers a convenient way to manage plugins and material profiles called the Marketplace. Download Cura 3.6 for free from Ultimaker’s website.
The Sintratec S2 is a modular SLS 3D printing system that provides an automated end-to-end solution, from the sintering process to material surface treatment. Review the specs and price.
At Formnext 2018, DyeMansion is introducing new colored dyes and materials to its portfolio and a technology which it claims can achieve surfaces that rival injection molded parts, called Vaporfuse Surfacing (VFS).
Sinterit has launched a new TPE material type for its Lisa desktop SLS 3D printers. The material is the company's first thermoplastic elastomer, and is on display at Formnext 2018.
During Formnext 2018, the Massachusetts-based startup Desktop Metal announced a number of improvements to its Production System metal 3D printer, including accelerated print speeds and a larger build volume.
Thought3D, known for its 3D printing adhesives, worked with Owens Corning, the world leader in fiberglass composite materials to launch Magigoo PP-GF which works with the latter's XStrand GF30-PP material.
The NEJE DK-8-KZ is an incredibly affordable and compact laser engrave. Let's review its specs.