The RepRap Simpson Revolution
Here is a thing that looks like it won’t work. When its designs were first introduced to the RepRap forum/community, some members immediately began speculating that it lacked the sturdiness to com…


3D Systems Does Metal — Finally
There has been speculation for some time that 3D Systems was looking to acquire metal 3D printing technology to complement its existing and extensive 3D printing portfolio. Metal capabilities were the…



Amazon’s New 3D Printing Store
Did you ever have a small band that you loved? You followed and consumed everything they did? You and 11 other people? Then they had a huge mega-hit and became a world-wide phenomenon and ins…



Extraordinary Exploration of 3D Printing in Fashion by Catherine Wales
Another notable fashion designer has started experimenting with 3D printing and some of it is rather startling — but exciting and appealing. Cathering Wales began her career in fashion over 15 years a…



3D Printing & Everyday Problems
The following SiemensTV video features Mark Burhop, part of Siemens PLM’s development team, showing us how 3D Printers can be used to solve everyday problems. Mark uses a Solidoodle 2 to create a cust…



Printerest: 3D Printables Repository Potential??
Image based social networking site Pinterest is proving a useful — and popular — tool among the burgeoning 3D printing community. Just as Google+ is the network of choice for makers, and Twitter sees …



Laser 3D Printing Breakthrough in China
The Chinese Dalian Municipal Government reports that a team at the Dalian University of Technology have developed a trial version of a new type of 3D printer: with an industrial scale output of some 1…



Materialise Announces Warhol 3D Printing Challenge Winner
Ahead of the Rapid 2013 event in Pittsburgh this week, Belgian-based 3D Printing pioneer Materialise sponsored and hosted the opening event at the Andy Warhol Museum, also in Pittsburgh, PA. Marking o…



Makerbot Digitizer Approaches Reality – Almost
Makerbot is continuing its Digitizer updates to ensure that, since the product’s unveiling at SXSW, the public’s excitement can be maintained until its actual release this fall. In their latest update…



A 3D Printed Scale Model of the Entire City of Stockholm
Mitekgruppen, a Swedish scale-model company, created an almost exact replica of the city of Stockholm using Stratasys Dimension Series FDM 3D printers. Even though scaled down replicas of practically …


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