Some say 3D printed parts are not strong, but they can be made much stronger than you suspect.
Serious part designers can’t do without Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
This week’s selection is the massive Golden Gate Bridge model by Reddit contributor TheOrangeWolf.
If you haven’t used Meshmixer, you should.
While there are many prints emerging from 3D printers, there is usually insufficient maintenance being performed on machines.
What will it take for robotic-based systems to dominate 3D print mechanicals?
A comment from our post regarding Formlabs’ acquisition of Carl Bass prompted a comment from a reader that deserves an answer.
For some engineers, 3D printing may be coming on in an unwelcome rush.
I’m reading research describing a method of producing a porous aluminum structure for ships that has some interesting implications for 3D printing.
Researchers have developed an interesting method for strengthening 3D printed parts by an application of microwaves.
From something quite obscure a few years ago, 3D printing is now at the point where you can obtain a degree focused on the technology.
As you are well aware, those wonderful 3D models you create each day are traditionally crafted with a mouse, a keyboard, too many mouse clicks and an occasional flinging of the keyboard across the room.
Shanghai-based INTAMSYS produces several 3D printers, but one of particular interest is the FUNMAT HT 3D printer.
I’m reading some research from last month where a new process was used to create graphene, but there are some other implications of the discovery.
NASA’s long-running challenge to develop a feasible means of 3D printing habitats on Mars and the Moon took another step forward.
Erin Winick is the founder and CEO of Sci Chic. Erin is a science communicator and a recent mechanical engineering graduate.
We had a chance to speak with two individuals at 3DEO, a promising 3D metal printing startup.
3D scanners have never been as available as they are today, but what are the ways they can be used for 3D printing?
Formlabs announced yesterday that Carl Bass, longtime CEO of Autodesk, would join their board of directors.
Recently a number of 3D print companies have announced what’s described as “carbon fiber” materials, but are these really as strong as carbon fiber?
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