engineering

Most popular

Featured image of The Rise and Rise of the PCB Printer
The Future is NOW!
The Rise and Rise of the PCB Printer

Too bad you can't easily 3D print electronics, right? Not for long. The PCB Printer is becoming more and more common, so let's take a look at the playing field!

Featured image of Fiber-Reinforced Nylon as Strong as Aluminium
Super Strong
Fiber-Reinforced Nylon as Strong as Aluminium

3D Hubs is the first 3D printing service to offer fiber-reinforced nylon, which makes printed objects even stronger than aluminum!

Featured image of This 3D Printed Curta Calculator is a Mechanical Marvel
Math Grenade
This 3D Printed Curta Calculator is a Mechanical Marvel

Working from the original blueprints, maker Marcus Wu has 3D printed a mechanical Curta Calculator. And it's bloody marvelous.

Featured image of This Fully 3D Printed Electric Motor is a World First
Revolutionary
This Fully 3D Printed Electric Motor is a World First

Electrical engineers from the Chemnitz University of Technology have achieved a world first; they've 3D printed a working electric motor from iron, copper and ceramic materials.

Featured image of Metamaterial Mechanisms: 3D Printed Door Handle & No Moving Parts
Splinter Cell
Metamaterial Mechanisms: 3D Printed Door Handle & No Moving Parts

Need a new door handle? These "metamaterial mechanisms" developed at the Hasso-Plattner-Institut are functional objects without moving parts.

Featured image of Skateboard Trucks Optimized for Downhill Racing with Metal 3D Printing
Gleaming the Cube
Skateboard Trucks Optimized for Downhill Racing with Metal 3D Printing

Engineering student Philipp Manger designed a pair of custom skateboard trucks for downhill racing -- combining topological optimization and lattice structures -- and had them 3D printed in metal.

Featured image of Robot BADGER Can Drill Underground and 3D Print Tunnels
Breaking New Ground
Robot BADGER Can Drill Underground and 3D Print Tunnels

Not a hoax, not an imaginary story. The EU is funding an underground robot called BADGER which can drill and 3D print curving tunnels.

Featured image of This is The World’s Largest 3D Printed Object
Record Breakers
This is The World’s Largest 3D Printed Object

The Guinness Book of World Records has certified the world's largest 3D printed object, made by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the USA.

Featured image of Bosch Implements 3D Printing Solutions in Mondeville Plant
Vorsprung Durch Technik
Bosch Implements 3D Printing Solutions in Mondeville Plant

A Bosch factory in Mondeville, France has saved around 80,000 euros over the past year by using Zortrax M200 3D printers in daily operations.

Featured image of Light Rider: World’s First 3D Printed Motorcycle
Street Hawk
Light Rider: World’s First 3D Printed Motorcycle

Another world first in additive manufacturing, a 3D printed motorcycle called Light Rider. It's street legal, with a €50,000 euro price tag.

Featured image of Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center Opens at University of Miami
Grand Opening, Grander Printing
Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center Opens at University of Miami

The University of Miami's College of Engineering cuts the ribbon on the new 5,850-square-foot Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center.

Featured image of Top 20 Shortlist Announced for James Dyson Award 2017
Does Not Suck
Top 20 Shortlist Announced for James Dyson Award 2017

It's squeaky bum time. The top 20 shortlist for the James Dyson Award 2017 has been announced, including several 3D printing projects.

Featured image of Here are the 3D Hubs Student Grant 2017 Award Winners
Higher Learning
Here are the 3D Hubs Student Grant 2017 Award Winners

Announcing the 3D Hubs Student Grant 2017 Winners, with three recipients chosen from over 449 applicants from 300 universities.

Featured image of KillaJoule: Record (and Stereotype) Breaking Electric Motorcycle
Helen Wheels
KillaJoule: Record (and Stereotype) Breaking Electric Motorcycle

Dr. Eva Håkansson is setting world records with KillaJoule, her custom-built electric motorcycle with a design aided by 3D printers.

Featured image of Cyclone Racing uses 3D Printing for Formula SAE Competition
Zoooom
Cyclone Racing uses 3D Printing for Formula SAE Competition

Students at Cyclone Racing used 3D printing for their entry to the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Formula car contest.