Why young businesses need prototypes


Prototyping is an important process for businesses that make things. Without prototypes, many parts, products and machinery would be difficult to make, difficult to test and may not work as they are. 3D Printers Featured Stories Sponsored 3D printed functional prototypes 3ERP prototypingView the entire article via our website.

International Consortium Delivers New Microgravity 3D Printer Prototype to European Space Agency


The majority of our planet is on a race to the outer regions of space, and it’s a well-known fact now that 3D printing can help us remain there for longer periods of time. Over two years. View the entire article via our website.

Canary Flex Security Camera Prototyped on the MakerBot Replicator + 3D Printer


MakerBot, the company once synonymous with open-source desktop 3D printing, has spent the last year repositioning itself as a leader in educational 3D printing and as an alternative to more expensive. 3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3d printed product prototypes 3d printing for product prototyping Canary Canary Flex makerbot makerbot replicator 3d printer

RepStrap CoreXZ vertical h-bot prototype 3d printer by Nicholas Seward

DIY 3D Printing

Here is vertical H-bot proof of concept 3d printer by Nicholas Seward. Here are some other H-Bot movement 3d printers: [link] Update: Here is CoreXZ walk-around: fff h-bot hbot new diy 3d printer prototype reprap repstrap

Oasis 3DP Open Source Powder and Inkjet DIY 3D Printer

DIY 3D Printing

Ytec3D developed an open sourced powder DIY 3d printer based on inkjet cartridges. Project description: Oasis is a powder and inkjet 3D printer (3DP) that uses older inkjet technology to print an object. This part can then be cleaned and treated to create an 3D object. Oasis is not a finished printer, rather a working prototype. inkjet 3d printer new diy 3d printer open source 3d printer powder 3d printing

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A primer on rapid prototyping

Leslie's Blog

In Brian Underdahl’s book, Proto Labs Special Edition Digital Manufacturing for Dummies, the author combines CNC machining, injection molding and 3D printing into this overall umbrella term. Digital Manufacturing is probably a new term for many.

Cheap 3D Printers

Wohlers Talk

Low-cost, desktop 3D printers are becoming amazingly inexpensive and they continue to decline in price. All three are material extrusion “FDM clone” 3D printers. Some desktop 3D printers offer surprisingly good quality, considering the price.

Monkeyfab Unveils Massive KILO 3D Printer Prototype

3D Printing Industry

No matter how you look at it, FDM technology has more or less reached its full potential, with 3D printing materials as one of the few areas with room for improvement. That is the main reason, that most FDM 3D printers in the world print the same. By Pawel Ślusarczyk.

Boco Living—Prototyping Pour-Over

Studio Fathom

Prototyping a Category-Defining Design— Outdoor Pour-Over Coffee Boco Design Founders Travis Johnson and Joel Bebo are both engineers, and Bebo has significant experience working for manufacturers in various roles developing … Read More.

Polish Design Students Use ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer to Create Eco-Friendly Shoe Prototype


People have used 3D printer manufacturer ZMorph‘s multitool machines to make all sorts of interesting objects, from jewelry molds, neon signs, and wine corks with interchangeable Star Wars. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Software 3d printed prototype 3d printed shoes Academy of Fine Arts biodegradable biodegradeable 3d printing custom shoes customized 3D printing customized shoes ecofriendly parametric design poland prototype voxelizer zmorph zmorph 2.0

Reducing the cost of 3D printed prototypes with 3ERP


3D printing has given businesses the ability to create prototypes quickly and at a low price. Using a 3D printer, it is now simpler than ever to turn a digital 3D design into a physical object: View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Featured Stories Sponsored 3d models 3d print prototypes 3d printed prototypes 3ERP

Testing consumer 3D printers

Leslie's Blog

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is underway, so you can expect to see a number of consumer based 3D printing introductions. Would you consider using a consumer style 3D printer? The number of companies developing 3D printers for the consumer market continues to grow.

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Poland’s Emtel Uses 3DGence 3D Printers for Defibrillator Parts


The advantages of using 3D printing industrially are apparent around the globe. In the medical field, doctors are exploring ways to create necessary items like dentures, 3D printed implants, surgical. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d printed medical devices 3d printed prototypes 3DGence Emtel polandView the entire article via our website.

PHYTEC 3D Prints PCB Prototypes in One Day with Nano Dimension's DragonFly 2020 3D Printer


As beta testing recruitment for the Nano Dimension’s DragonFly 2020 3D printer ended recently, we gained some insight into a few of the companies that have been working with Nano Dimension, and what. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3d printed prototypes 3d printing electronics 3D printing PCBs Nano Dimension’s DragonFly™ 2020 3D Printer PHYTEC

European Space Agency receives prototype microgravity 3D printer

3D Printing Industry

After two years in development, Project MELT (Manufacturing of Experimental Layer Technology) has resurfaced with a prototype microgravity 3D printer. Made for the European Space Agency (ESA) the Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM) breadboard machine is designed to 3D print high performance polymers aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and other off-world locations.

ESA contracts OHB to develop large-scale 3D printer prototype for the ISS

3D Printing Industry

OHB SE, a German space and technology group, has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) through its subsidiary, OHB System AG, to develop a 3D printer prototype for the International Space Station (ISS). As part of the new IMPERIAL Project, the additive manufacturing system will be built for large part production using […].

Hamburg Ship Model Basin Cuts Prototyping Costs & Lead Times with In-House Stratasys 3D Printer


3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3d printed maritime components 3d rapid prototyping Hamburg Ship Model Basin HSVA Michael Neumeier Objet Eden 350V 3D printer stratasys Verogray VeroGray 3d printing material

GE teases details of prototype H1 binder jet 3D printer

3D Printing Industry

Metal 3D printing is currently experiencing an influx of binder jetting based processes. Award winning technology from Desktop Metal and the likelihood that HP is developing a similar technology are just two examples of many methods highlighting the potential of metal injection molding (MIM) powder for 3D printing. 3D Printers Binder Jetting GE GE Additive H1 metal binder jet Metal injection molding metal injection molding powder MIM powder Mohammad Ehteshami Project H1

Designer Uses ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer to Develop Multifunctional Walker Prototype


We’ve written about biomedical engineer and 3D designer Eliza Wrobel before, when she used 3D printer manufacturer ZMorph‘s 2.0 SX multitool 3D printer a few months ago to create this. 3D Design 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed assistive devices 3d printed prototype 3D printed walker ABS 3D printing filament Eliza Wrobel flexible filament multitool PLA 3D printing filament proof of concept zmorph zmorph 2.0

Using Altair 3D Printer to Prototype


Kyle Rawson from Syphon Sound explains how using the Altair 3D printer has helped with his business. ” Watch the full video: The post Using Altair 3D Printer to Prototype appeared first on PrintSpace. 3D Printing Case Studies News Rapid Prototyping

E3D Develops Tool-Changing 3D Printer Prototype and Motion System for Multimaterial 3D Printing


When you hear about multitool 3D printers, it’s likely that ZMorph is the first company to come to your mind. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d printer hotends 3D printing toolheads bowden extruder DMLS e3d grabber Midwest RepRap Festival motion system MRRF multi-tool multi-toolhead 3D printer multimaterial 3d printing multitool new 3d printer Simplify3D

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The Popp Group Uses German RepRap X400 3D Printer to Make Prototyping More Rapid


While it’s widely believed that 3D printing is the future of manufacturing, the change doesn’t happen overnight. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3D printed prototyping 3d rapid prototyping german reprap German RepRap X400 germany medical devices Popp Group x400 x400 3d printerMore and more, we’re hearing about companies that are slowly phasing. View the entire article via our website.

Skorpion Engineering transforms prototyping with Stratasys 3D printers

3D Printing Industry

Skorpion Engineering, a luxury automotive service bureau, is now producing complex automotive prototypes and components up to 1.5 times faster than by traditional means using 3D printing The service bureau uses Stratasys FDM and PolyJet 3D printers to 3D print exterior and interior prototypes from metal and multi-materials within 24 hours of a customer request. […].

Kärcher leverages Stratasys’ J750 to prototype EASY!Force

3D Printing Industry

It has been announced that German-based global cleaning systems manufacturer, Kärcher, is using Stratasys’ J750 3D printer to produce realistic prototypes, and reduce lead times.

3D Printer or Rapid Prototyping Solution? How to Spot the Difference (and Save Millions) – Part 1

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Before diving into your next 3D printing purchase for Rapid Prototyping (RP), let’s put your product development process in focus. Designer frames prototyped with color and patterns on the Stratasys J750 full-color, multi-material 3D Printer. Prototyping

Poland: Engineers Use ZMorph Hybrid 3D Printer to Prototype Design for Complex Bridge  


As 3D printing ushers in a new age of manufacturing on nearly every level, from the jewelry maker at home who is able to do a lot more now than just string beads at... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d architectural design 3D printed bridge 3d printed model 3D printed prototyping poland Yellow Line Engineering zmorph zmorph 3d printers

5 Ways Prototyping With 3D Printing Is Better Now

Shapeways Blog

Kespry ‘s drone, featuring a 3D printed cover prototyped and produced with Shapeways. We know that prototyping can be a lot of work. 3D printing has always been a fantastic way to prototype products, but it’s now more accessible than ever.

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's.a 3D Printer That Flies


Additive manufacturing companies put in a lot of time, effort, and money to develop innovative 3D printers that are capable of large-scale and full-color printing, 3D printing with materials like. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D printer prototype 3d printing concrete concept construction 3d printing DediBot delta style 3d printer drone drone 3d printer Fly Elephant flying 3d printer OAM open-ended additive manufacturing prototype tct asia UAV uav 3d printer

i-Scientifica Claims Prototype for Metal Ink 3D Printer

3D Printing Industry

Metal 3D printing is big business and for good reason. Metal 3D printing allows for the production of complex and essential components in every industry, from aerospace to medicine. 3D Printers Africa Jewellery Metal 3D Printing NewsBy Michael Molitch-Hou.

Prototyping Wearables—FATHOM Experts

Studio Fathom

At the upcoming Wearables & IOT TechCon in San Jose, FATHOM Advanced Technology Manager Michael Duncan will be a panel speaker during a Monday session, “Tips for Rapid Prototyping Your Wearable.” blog intel product development Prototyping TechCon Wearables

How Proto Labs acquition of FineLine Prototyping will affect you

Leslie's Blog

A couple of months ago, we reported that Proto Labs acquired FineLine Prototyping, Inc. This move enables Proto Labs to offer a wider range of prototyping services, now that it has added additive manufacturing to its machining and injection molding services.

Prototyping with Afinia 3D Printers Keeps Prices Low for ‘the Little Guys’


DiFi3D makes product development accessible for ‘the little guy’ by keeping costs down in the prototyping phase by using the Afinia H800 and H480 3D printers. 3D Printing at DiFi3D. The quality to price ratio for the Afinia 3D printer is awesome,” exclaims Haddad.

Experience Metal 3D Printers for Prototyping to Mass Production

Javelin Tech Tips

Javelin in known across Canada as the top supplier for SOLIDWORKS software and the full range of Stratasys 3D printers, has just added Desktop Metal 3D printing systems to its additive manufacturing offerings. 3D Printing Webinar Desktop Metal

F123 Series White Paper—Smarter Prototyping

Studio Fathom

In this white paper, Stratasys walks through some common challenges related to 3D printing and the solutions that the F123 series provides—from eliminating barriers for designers and engineer to the … Read More. blog 3D printer 3d printing F123 Series Prototyping stratasys white paper

Ultimaker Releases New S5 Professional 3D Printer


Global desktop 3D printing leader Ultimaker has been in the 3D printing business since 2011. The company is well known for its accurate, high-quality 3D printers, and released its Ultimaker 2+ series. View the entire article via our website.

Paragon Rapid Technologies Adds RP Support's NEOS 800 Industrial SLA 3D Printer to Prototyping Facility


Based in the United Kingdom, rapid prototyping service provider Paragon Rapid Technologies is steadily growing into one of the premier local 3D printing specialists in England. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3D printing rapid prototyping 3d printing service bureau Advanced Engineering Show DSM NEOS 800 Paragon Paragon Rapid Technologies RP Support sla 3d printer tct show uk united kingdom WaterShed 11122

3D Printer or Rapid Prototyping Solution? How to Spot the Difference (And Save Your Company Millions) – Part 2

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Compounding this challenge is that between 70% and 90%* of total project costs are determined during the early stages of the development process – in other words, during the design and prototyping stage. Time for a More Analytical Approach to Rapid Prototyping. Prototyping