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FORM 3D SOLUTIONS INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT #1 | FIREARMS While medical and aerospace applications of metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) are increasingly stealing the headlines, a variety of revolutionary applications exist in other industries as well, and the firearms space is no exception. There are strong business and innovation cases to be made for AM methods (such...
Visa Thinks 3D Designing is the Career of the Future February 23, 2017 in 3D Printing
Thanks to a survey conducted by Visa Europe, it turns out that 3D print designing – and even 3D cooking – may be the career choice that will help people get ahead in the future. This survey focused on millennials and how they view their futures, and many of these individuals believe that 3D printing...
One Luxury Car Manufacturer to Use 3D Printing for Car Chassis February 13, 2017 in 3D Printing
You’ve likely heard of 3D printed components for spacecraft and cars, and chances are good that you’ve read an article or two about how 3D printing can save lives in the healthcare industry. Recently, one of the world’s most prominent luxury car manufacturers announced its intention to print a car chassis with this incredible technology....
CES Schedule Makes 3D Printing News at This Year’s Event February 2, 2017 in 3D Printing
The Consumer Electronics Show is a huge event for people around the world. It’s hosted by the Consumer Technology Association and held in January at the Las Vegas Convention Center. It gives product manufacturers, designers, and developers a chance to showcase their newest products and technologies, and this year, 3D printing was a big part...
Why 3D Printing is So Important with Product Prototyping January 27, 2017 in Product Prototyping
When the topic of 3D printing arises, many people only associate the process with hobby printing a few gadget bits and bobs at home or using the technology to reproduce a part that may be difficult to come by otherwise. However, another area where this technology has become crucial is in the creation and development...
Key Differences between 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing January 23, 2017 in 3D Printing
The 3D printing of metal and plastic products from digital blueprints has become extremely popular in industrial, commercial and personal settings, simply because the printed products are known for being cheaper, lighter in weight, far more customizable and a lot less wasteful than products that are manufactured on traditional production lines. Many people think 3D...
Car Manufacturer KOENIGSEGG Creates Beautifully Patented 3D Printed Turbo [video] January 19, 2017 in 3D Printing
Check out this beautiful 3D printed turbo from KOENIGSEGG. Copyright: zavatskiy / 123RF Stock Photo...
3D printing has become a cherished technology in the healthcare industry over the last several years. While it’s been used regularly to print organs and body part models as surgical aids, the technology keeps improving. In late November 2016, doctors in the United Kingdom replicated a brain to help train future physicians, and students in...
The great coral reefs around the world provide a habitat for thousands of different aquatic species, but due to things like global warming and the pollution of the ocean, their numbers – and their heath – are dwindling. Recently, an ocean conservationist by the name of Fabien Cousteau partnered up with representatives of the Caribbean...
As adults, we often look at the variety of toys available to our children with awe and wonder. They have toys we couldn’t have even fathomed at their ages, namely due to a lack of technology. Recently, some researchers took things a step further by using 3D printing services to create some of the most...