Shapeways in Seattle This Saturday

Shapeways Blog

We’re hosting two awesome design events in Seattle this Saturday, April 22. If you’re interested in learning about scale modeling, Andrew will be at the International Plastic Modelers Society at 12:30 p.m. near downtown Seattle, Alan Hudson will be giving a presentation that will introduce you to , a new community site for sharing customized products created using ShapeJS. For more Meetups in the Seattle area, join our new Meetup group here.

Crowds Roar as 3D Printing Filament Goes Electric!

3D Printing Industry

F-Electric, a highly-conductive plastic 3D printing filament, has just hit the market. This new functional 3D printing filament is courtesy of Seattle-based Functionalize and the vision of its creator, Mike Toutonghi. By Andrew Wheeler.

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3D-Printed Guns

Wohlers Talk

In 2013, soon after the idea of plastic 3D-printed guns was introduced, Australian police 3D-printed two of them. The individual plastic pieces would not resemble the parts of gun and may not be detected at security checks.

Most Read Articles from Last Week – May 31st

3D Printing Industry

Seattle-based start-up Glowforge has just come into a bit of money, $9 million in Series A funding to be exact. By 3D Printing Industry. The Top 10 3D Printing Stocks for 2015.

New Electrically Conductive 3D Printer Filament Option


It’s called “Functionalize F-Electric ultra-conductive 3D Printing Filament”, and it can be used in most personal 3D printers using plastic extrusion techniques. Motors need only be dropped into position, as printed wiring would be embedded in the plastic structure, for example.

FATHOM To Become One of the Largest Privately Held Digital Manufacturing Service Providers in North America Following Acquisition by CORE Industrial Partners and Merger with Midwest Composite Technologies

Additive Manufacturing

facilities with over 80 plastic and metal additive machines. MCT uniquely blends our 3D printing and deep engineering expertise with unmatched in-house capabilities across plastic additive, metal additive, and traditional subtractive methods along with industrial design capabilities.

7 Best RC Boats of 2018

3D Printing Hub

Made from molded ABS plastic. Miss Seattle U-16 Unlimited Hydroplane. The ABS impact-resistant plastic makes the model robust enough to stand up to moderate prangs. Plus points: Surface drive propeller, low voltage warning, molded ABS plastic.

Eric Beatty’s Intro to SOLIDWORKS xDesign

The Solidworks Blog

These components include rotomolded plastics pieces, formed sheet metal, aluminum framing extrusions, metal castings with machined features, as well as traditional billet machined parts.