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Design challenge: redesigning the skateboard for 3D printing

Monday, February 8, 2016

The skateboard has provided hours of fun for many. The design is fairly efficient for its purpose, sleek and slightly curvy for comfortable foot placement and gliding properties….

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One-stop shopping for 3D printers

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

“We tend to see firms experimenting with lower-cost 3D printers to assist in the development of early stage prototypes, and testing how 3D printing can transform their project…

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A working prototype of a stereo speaker produced on the Objet Connex3 3D Printer using Stratasys Creative Colors Software, Powered by the Adobe 3D Color Print Engine (Photo: Business Wire).

Enhanced Objet Connex3 minimizes 3D printing process complexity

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Stratasys Ltd. unveiled the enhanced Objet Connex3 at SolidWorks World 2016. Streamlining typically cumbersome processes and reversing high price-performance ratios, the Objet Connex3 should help accelerate the adoption…

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Streamlined design-to-3D-print workflow with Stratasys Creative Colors Software, powered by the Adobe 3D Color Print Engine (source: Stratasys)

Stratasys and Adobe partner to improve color 3D printing

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Stratasys Ltd and Adobe want to make 3D printing more accessible, easier to use and help increase your creativity. To that end, Stratasys announced the release of Stratasys…

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Flying like a bird, thanks to 3D scanning

Monday, January 25, 2016

Mankind has often imagined what it would be like to fly like a bird. The wingsuit makes it possible to have such an experience. Good wingsuits are custom…

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To support or not to support in 3D printing

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

If you are designing a geometrically complex part for a powder bed additive manufacturing process, you probably won’t need to design in supports as well, right? That’s sort…

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Material advances in metal 3D printing

Monday, December 21, 2015

Materials have always been key to 3D printing success. But metal materials are enabling new designs as well as new mechanical properties. Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor Every year…

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How do you really use 3D printing systems?

Monday, December 14, 2015

The assumption is that engineers already use 3D printing machines for prototyping and will soon use additive manufacturing machines for production. But is that an accurate assumption? Results…

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The price of overhype and desktop 3D printers

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Avi Reichental has left his position as CEO of 3D Systems. To please stockholders, the company is now reshaping itself, which means cost cutting measures. What does this…

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Which 3D printer should you own?

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

For consumer and professional users, this is a common question. 3D Hubs recently created a guide on the best low-cost, desktop, more consumer style printers. Some of these…

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