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8 March

Primary 3D Printing Processes

2016-12-21T05:35:20+00:00By |3D Printing, 3D Printing Resources, Articles/How It Works|Comments Off on Primary 3D Printing Processes

The Main 3 Additive Manufacturing Methods The term "3D printing" is an additive manufacturing method that adds material to create an object. There are three primary technologies centering on 3D printing: Selective Laser Sintering, Stereolithography, and Fused Deposition Modeling. Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) The Fused Deposition Modeling process is similar [...]

14 July

9 Options for Free 3D Modeling Software

2016-12-21T05:35:20+00:00By |3D Printing, 3D Printing Resources, Tutorials, Tips, & Tricks|1 Comment

Do you have tons of creative 3D ideas churning around in your head? Are you in need of software to bring your 3D model ideas to life? Some of these sites let you download the software to your computer, while others allow you to use the software online. Here's a list of 9 websites that are worth [...]

18 June

10 Alternative Websites to Thingiverse.com

2016-12-21T05:35:20+00:00By |3D Printing, 3D Printing Resources, Tutorials, Tips, & Tricks|1 Comment

10 Alternative Websites to Thingiverse.com Are you looking for alternative websites to Thingiverse? There are many similar websites that contain models you can download, whether it’s for a fee or free of charge. Whether you need designs for your home, school projects, or your business, here are 10 websites that display all kinds of 3D [...]

26 January

New Things to Print in the New Year

2016-12-21T05:35:21+00:00By |3D Printing, 3D Printing Resources, Fun Things to Print|Comments Off on New Things to Print in the New Year

As the new year begins, it's worth considering the projects that you've finished over the past 365 days. Some may only be half-complete, or put in the "it was a good idea at the time" pile, but no matter. It was worth a shot. Let's look to the future–what new things are there to print, or new [...]

29 December

The British Museum and 3D Printing

2016-12-21T05:35:21+00:00By |3D Printing, 3D Printing Resources, Applications for 3D Printing|Comments Off on The British Museum and 3D Printing

The trend in museums taking advantage of 3D printing continues! Like the Metropolitan Museum, the British Museum and 3D printing seem to be a great combination for patrons and printers alike. Earlier this month the British Museum worked in conjunction with Sketchfab to provide a variety of models of their artifacts. This opens up a number [...]

28 July

NASA Models You Can Print

2016-12-21T05:35:23+00:00By |3D Printing, 3D Printing Resources, Fun Things to Print, Rapid Prototyping|Comments Off on NASA Models You Can Print

NASA recently released a small library of models in 3D-printable formats that includes a variety of spacecraft, extraterrestrial objects, and landscapes. For the space-enthusiast, this provides 21 new things to print for fun from the authority on space exploration. Here are just four of the models they offer for download as both .stl and blender [...]

13 May

Share and Share Alike: 9 Places to Find 3D Printing Designs

2016-12-21T05:35:23+00:00By |3D Printing, 3D Printing Resources|4 Comments

Share and Share Alike: 9 Places to Find 3D Printing Designs Besides the bevy of logistical advantages, 3D printing also inspires and supports online repositories and communities of 3D print designs from all over the world. Users upload, sell, share and download 3D design files in seconds, in a kind of virtual Walmart that lets you [...]