Driven by a successful Kickstarter campaign, Boulder, Colorado-based, connected-musical applications company Specdrums had a challenge on its hands. With orders in the queue, the growing company needed production help – they needed it fast, and in a … [Read more...] about How a music tech startup conquered the production challenge
Which material not only suits your design, but also the additive manufacturing process? Here’s a look at the attributes and requirements of popular additive manufacturing processes and guidance on selecting the right resins and compounds for each of … [Read more...] about How to pick the right plastic for Additive Manufacturing
3DPrinterOS, a leading software provider for 3D printers, announced it will be powering Smart international’s upcoming KODAK Portrait 3D Printers. Under the partnership, all KODAK Portrait 3D Printers will come bundled with 3DPrinterOS Cloud 3D … [Read more...] about 3DPrinterOS to power upcoming KODAK Portrait 3D printer
Materialise, through a partnership with RSPrint, has entered into an agreement with HP to scale an end-to-end 3D solution to design and manufacture custom 3D printed footwear, specifically insoles. FitStation powered by HP will integrate … [Read more...] about Materialise and HP partner to advance customized 3D printed footwear
As the “Black Panther” premiere drew near, PepsiCo put the finishing touches on a special promotional kit and sent it out to hundreds of online influencers and others involved with the creation of the movie. Developed by PepsiCo and Marvel Studios, … [Read more...] about Replica Black Panther mask shows how 3D printing will alter packaging design
Tony Holtz, applications engineer, Proto Labs Inc. The range of choices available for a prototype or production process can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when selecting a material for either stereolithography (SL) or … [Read more...] about What’s the right material for SL or injection molding applications?
3D printing can be used for all types of products, but there are nuances that will help you obtain the best part. One of those nuances is part positioning. Here, Randle Wood gives an example of what works and what doesn't in 3D printing part … [Read more...] about 3D printing part positioning with ABS material
Carbon announced its innovative partnership with Vitamix, a global leader in high-performance blending equipment for home and commercial use. Together with The Technology House (TTH), a Carbon Production Partner and leading contract manufacturer … [Read more...] about 3D printing helps Vitamix rethink what is possible to design
The use of 3D printing in prototyping parts and printed circuit boards with electronics is growing. Nano Dimension, the manufacturer of the DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D Printers that incorporate electronics into 3D printing, is now offering a 3D-printed … [Read more...] about Nano Dimension introduces on-demand 3Dprinted electronics service
GlassesUSA.com, a leading online eyewear retailer, plans to disrupt the traditional eyeglass frame market by launching 3D printable glasses. The company offers frame files, which were designed by renowned digital sculptor, Janne Kyttanen, that it … [Read more...] about 3D Printed Glasses: Can you print your own frames?