Audi used VW Group’s 3D printing technology to successfully create a half-scale replica of its 1936 Auto Union Typ C Grand Prix sports car. All the metallic parts of the car were printed using laser-melted layers of a metallic powder. The purpose of this creation was to experiment and showcase the potential of 3D printed […]
Not all 3D printers work the same way. Read on and learn the different ways 3D printers can work.
Many departments in colleges are now embracing 3D printing technology and looking for applications to help students with their education. Professors in the architecture, life sciences, history, fine arts, geoscience, and math departments can benefit from 3D printing in order to create models and other visual aids to enhance the classroom experience. For a full […]
Using a hack from a French design studio, 3D printers can be modified to draw high-precision tattoos. Design group Appropriate Audiences accomplished this by attaching a tattoo needle head to a Makerbot 3D printer. Customers were able to input an image into the software to create an incredibly precise tattoo as the printer delivered 150 […]
It can be frustrated doing a clean weld, but then it appears distorted when it hardens. Read on to see why it distorts and how to fix it.
As 3D printing becomes more prominent in the consumer market and other industries, it might be wise to invest in 3D printing stock. Autodesk is showing a steady increase in value as 3D printing become more mainstream. ExOne is showing some potential growth in the industrial printing sector. For a full breakdown and suggestions on […]
Phidas, LLC, an open-source hardware and software firm based in Michigan, has developed a 3D printer that can print circuit boards, cut vinyl, and print items made of various pastes and foodstuffs. The Athena Personal Manufacturing Robot was created to be a versatile open-source device that can do all these things while wielding both light […]
Many non-brand welders might not work for very long. Read on to see why buying a name-brand welder can be beneficial.
A modified 3D printer created by German students can help 3D printed objects last longer. Using a new patch, the 3D printer can scan any defects or weak areas of a project and then print a patch directly where it is needed. For more details on this new and improved system, click here:: Modified 3D […]
Laser cutters can allow people to create great home decor inexpensively. Read on for more on this budding movement.