Carl’s Workshop

Wohlers Talk

We were less than two minutes into our meeting at the impressive Autodesk Gallery when Carl asked if I wanted to see the company’s Pier 9 Workshop. Entrance to Autodesk Pier 9 Workshop, courtesy of Metropolis and Ryan Hughes.

World's First Robotic 3D Printed Modified Plastic Footbridges on Display at Tongji University

3DPrint.com

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed architecture 3D printed bridge 3d printed bridges 3d printing architecture bridge china College of Architecture and Urban Planning at Tongji University conference modified plastic robotic 3d printing Shanghai summer camp Tongji University urban planning workshopsWhen we talk about 3D printed bridges, they’re usually made out of heavy construction materials, like concrete or steel.

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Symbiosis: Voodoo Manufacturing Gets Rid of 600+ Pounds of Plastic Trash Monthly by Giving it to Filabot for Recycling

3DPrint.com

This does in fact occur mainly by way of plastic—and even just one home workshop can produce surprising volumes of. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3d print recycled plastic 3d printed recycling filabot Filabot Industrial Reclaimer Recycled 3D printing filament recycling plastic Voodoo ManufacturingIt seems that we discuss one of the downsides of 3D printing more and lately: trash.

3D Printed Shoes: Combining 3D Printing in Plastics & Steel with Traditional Craftsmanship

i.materialise

His innovative approach: combining 3D printed plastics, 3D printed steel and traditional craftsmanship for creating one-of-a-kind high heels. In 2010, I visited a presentation and workshop by i.materialise at the University of Applied Sciences in Vlissingen.

3D Printed Shoes: Combining 3D Printing in Plastics & Steel with Traditional Craftsmanship

i.materialise

His innovative approach: combining 3D printed plastics, 3D printed steel and traditional craftsmanship for creating one-of-a-kind high heels. In 2010, I visited a presentation and workshop by i.materialise at the University of Applied Sciences in Vlissingen.

Mobile Fab bicycle recycling and 3d printing workstation from Taiwan

DIY 3D Printing

Driving mobile bike workshop, interacting with people, taking their plastic garbage and printing stuff out of it. This Mobile Fab project was developed on Taiwan by FabCraft and they use recycled plastic cups as a main material. link] Gear printed from recycled used plastic cups.

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ZMorph publishes materials library for additive and subtractive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

Listing the properties of 48 filaments, soft metals, hard plastics, wood derivatives, and composites, the library is designed to be a quick-reference document for use in workshops both in the factory and […]. ZMorph, Polish manufacturer of the ZMorph VX multitool 3D printer, has published a Materials Library for professional users of additive and subtractive technologies.

RepRap: Blog: Reprap Prusa Iteration 2 Build Event in Cologne.

RepRap Blog

A reprap build workshop is going to take place in Cologne, Germany on the first weekend of December (3-4.12). At the end of the workshop, every participant or group will go home with a working printer. RepRap: Blog.

Expert Tutorial: Dyeing Strong and Flexible Nylon Jewelry With Artist Doug Bucci

Shapeways Blog

When we arrived at Doug’s studio, we discovered the workshop of our dreams. During our visit to Bucci’s studio, he demonstrated his dip-dyeing process on his extraordinary Islet Necklace from the Islet Collection, printed in Shapeways’ white Strong & Flexible plastic.

‘Apprentice of the Year’ award at 3T

Rapid Prototyping News UK

As one of the largest global Plastic and Metal Production Additive Manufacturing companies providing complete end-to-end services , their apprentices are instrumental in the future growth of the company.

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How to make a DIY injection molding machine from a drill press

DIY 3D Printing

For any serious mass production of plastic parts you must use injection molding which can be expensive in the beginning since the initial mold is costly but the parts are cheap afterwards.

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Gifts for Grown-ups, Inspired by a Toddler

Shapeways Blog

As our last ordering deadlines for holiday gifting arrive this week, there are still lots of unique, beautiful objects available in our fastest-to-ship material: strong and flexible plastic. Sitting Robbie by XYZ Workshop. Digital Safari – Giraffe (Medium) by XYZ Workshop.

3D Printing for Development in the Global South: How Localized Manufacturing Can Benefit Poor Communities By Causing Positive Social Change

3D Printing for Beginners

The book gives a play by play of the Challenge from conception to finale, with profiles on the challenge’s seven finalists and an in depth view of the international workshops which brought contestants together to share and expand on ideas. While visiting the FabCon 3.D

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How 3D Printing Offers Sustainable & Environmentally Friendly Solutions

3E Rapid Prototyping

The concerns often levied at 3D printing put its abundant use of plastics and power usage under fire, and sometimes these arguments are valid. Recycling filaments is not just better for the environment, it’s also a good practice to have on hand within your own workshop or business.

3D Printed Construction Mesh Structures

DIY 3D Printing

Here are some examples how 3d meshes can be used to reinforce building structures. This technique is probably much more useful and applicable then cement paste extrusion.

Japanese Maker Cafe revolutionises one of the country’s favourite pastimes with 3D printing

Top 4 3D Printing

Unsurprisingly, given the nerdy nature of its appeal, its modification fixation and the car’s miniaturised plastic mechanics, it is now being redefined by the ever-more-affordable nature of 3D printing.

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3T will be at TCT Show again this year!

Rapid Prototyping News UK

We are among the largest Global Plastic and Metal Production Additive Manufacturing (AM) companies providing complete end-to-end services from our manufacturing and finishing facilities in Newbury, UK. 3T are once again looking forward to attending this year’s TCT Show at the NEC Birmingham on 25-27 September 2018. TCT is one of the world’s leading design-to-manufacturing events focused on additive manufacturing, 3D printing, design and engineering technology.

2017 Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Speaker Preview

Stratasys

For more than a decade, plastics additive manufacturing has been utilized by leading manufacturers for low volume, non-critical component production, yet the adoption of Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) has been limited. Transitioning from a Plastics Job Shop to a Metals Production Shop.

Reviving an Early 20th Century Printmaking Practice With Modern Technology

Shapeways Blog

Phyllis and Victor teach their techniques at the Manhattan Graphics Center, NYC and The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, NYC. As part of the workshops, they teach how to use a service bureau to fabricate 3D printed plates.

How to build the cheapest DLP SLA 3d printer for under 500$ including projector

DIY 3D Printing

Simple plastic vat and z axis screw drive Objects 3d printed on Little Dipper Objects 3d printed on Little Dipper. Build Platform and Plastic Tupperware vat This build includes plans for a build platform that fits a specific set of Tupperware available at "wallyworld".

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Paper-Based 3D Printing Used to Reconstruct Bust of 11th Century Cambodian King

3D Printing Review

Lemaresquier, of leFabShop and leFabClub in Paris, France, is the Workshop Manager. If I had to choose between a plastic replica of Milo’s Venus, and a paper one, the choice would be obvious – paper,” Lemaresquier says of the choice. The original, damaged, bust of the king.

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printrbot GO – automatic tram correction (“bed leveling”)

ei8htohms

If the first layer lays down nicely, with the right layer height across the whole part, proper bed adhesion (the various techniques applied to get the plastic to stick to the bed could fill several books already), etc.,

Two New M290 Machines Mark Further Expansion For 3T RPD

Rapid Prototyping News UK

Less than two years ago, our post-production, CNC and specialist finishing workshop was relocated to a larger site, to grow alongside customer demand for Additive Manufacturing production.

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3D Printing Boosts Pennsylvania Children’s Learning Outcomes

3D Systems

In addition to owning several machines of his own, Andrew works at the university’s interdisciplinary 3D printing lab, hosts children’s 3D printing workshops at a local incubation area, and supplements his studies as a 3D Specialist at a local tech firm.

It’s a busy time for 3T at exhibitions!

Rapid Prototyping News UK

We’ll have our industry experts on hand to discuss all your Additive Manufacturing (AM) requirements, and there’ll be demo pieces in metal and plastic showing the many benefits you can achieve from using our AM services for all your prototyping and production AM projects. We’re busy preparing to exhibit at four prestigious events in the UK and Germany, and we’d love to see you at one (or more!) of them.

The exhibition countdown has begun!

Rapid Prototyping News UK

We’ll have our industry experts on hand to discuss all your Additive Manufacturing (AM) requirements, and there’ll be demo pieces in metal and plastic showing the many benefits you can achieve from using our AM services for all your prototyping and production AM projects. There’s just a few weeks left until we start setting up our next schedule of exhibitions that are running back-to-back in the UK and Germany … a busy time indeed!

How to Create Stunning Polyamide (SLS) Prints as a Beginner

i.materialise

I looked heavily into acquiring my own 3D printer but was hesitant to purchase plastic-based printers due to wanting to really engage in fine detail and their tendency to visibly layer; and I was unable to afford alternative resin-based printers.

CNC Machining For Musical Instruments

3E Rapid Prototyping

For example, smaller, cost-efficient CNC machines are now found in the workshops of hobbyists and professional guitar builders alike. The music industry is a massive revenue-generating behemoth, with the sales of musical instruments alone amounting to 4.5 billion dollars annually.

Designer Spotlight: Matthias Kreimeyer of Micro Boat Hobby

Shapeways Blog

Matthias told us about his voyage back to model RC boat building, and how digital design lets him pursue his hobby without needing a workshop. I based my hobby mostly on converting commercial plastic kits. 3D printing is also a means to build complex models without having a workshop.

My way into 3D printing

Simon Kühling

Since I can remember we have dreamed up technical projects together that failed to realize due to an absence of a full featured mechanical workshop. But being able to make free-form objects from plastic right on the desk, that changes everything.

Student Engineers Get Hands-on Experience — by Building 3D Printers

Shapeways Blog

This summer, I had the opportunity to teach a three-day workshop, Understanding the Technology of Additive Manufacturing, to students at New York City College of Technology , better known as City Tech, in downtown Brooklyn. The workshop didn’t start smoothly.

CES 2016 Presentation Schedule

3D Systems

1:00 PM DIY Project Workshop - featuring CubePro, John Brown, 3D Systems. 2:00 PM Project Workshop - Fashion Design with Fabricate featuring CubePro, Annie Shaw, 3D Systems. 3:00 PM Materials for Desktop 3D Printing - from Plastics and Nylon to Wood Composite, Will Sturgeon, 3D Systems. 5:00 PM DIY Project Workshop - featuring CubePro, John Brown, 3D Systems.

The Urban Transportation of the Future: 3D Printed Electric Longboards

Materialise

However, as Sune’s longboard was propelled by an electric motor, the motor brackets which kept it in place could not be printed in the nylon plastic typically used by home printers, or the material would warp in proximity to the heat of the motor.

Solving Storage Space with 3D Printing: RCKZ Designs Stackable Sneaker Display

i.materialise

We opted for Stereolithography because we wanted the product to be tough rather than a wobbly plastic box. We had a design thinking workshop with BMW (for a different project) and the name Materialise popped up.

Find the best way to load your workpiece for CNC Machining

3E Rapid Prototyping

Glues are particularly useful for prototype machining and plastics. It is an efficient method for creating plastic or aluminum prototypes. Vises are also the preferred option in our CNC workshop.

More Materials and More Capability with the ProJet 1200

3D Systems

These materials come after a year of tremendous success with the ProJet 1200 and lend our users greater flexibility in their applications, from jewelry workshops and dental labs to engineering tables and the studios of 3D artists.

Tabletop Games: The Next Dimension

Shapeways Blog

Dread Gazebo by The DM Workshop. Miguel Zavala (aka the designer behind The DM Workshop ) is a guy who loves Dungeons and Dragons so much he’s taken it upon himself to create 3D patterns of every creature out of the Monster Manual.

How I Used SOLIDWORKS to Design the Cars You’ve Seen in Movies

The Solidworks Blog

I’d go to my dad’s workshop and carve the wood into the shape of cars. They made plastic moldings for the car industry. If you want to practice building empathy, a good way might be to imagine being the car from one of your favorite movies. Seriously – think about it.

How to Create Stunning Polyamide (SLS) Prints as a Beginner

i.materialise

I looked heavily into acquiring my own 3D printer but was hesitant to purchase plastic-based printers due to wanting to really engage in fine detail and their tendency to visibly layer; and I was unable to afford alternative resin-based printers.

3D Printing Beginner Wows With Iron Man MK 42 Prototype

Afinia

I learned how to do stuff with wood, plastic, and metal. I visited numerous booths and talked to both vendors and people who were from local Makerspaces and workshops who had hands on experience.

A Closer Look at a Breathtaking 3D Printed 1:4 Scale AC Cobra

Shapeways Blog

Sebastiaan printed the radiator in Shapeways Frosted Ultra Detail plastic. The wheels are made of Elasto Plastic. The exterior is made from Shapeways Strong & Flexible Plastic. Sebastiaan Pot lives in Assen, in the northeast Netherlands.

FABLABs and 3D Printers

The Solidworks Blog

The next breakthrough will come when the spool of material can come from recycled plastic. Workshops for Warriors  Train, Certify and Place Vets into Advanced Manufacturing Careers - August 12, 2014.

Calling All Makers: Announcing the First-Ever White House 3D-Printed Ornament Challenge

CADD Edge

3D printing uses a digital design file generated on a computer to produce an object by placing successive layers of material such as plastic or metal. Originally Posted by Stephanie Santoso on www.whitehouse.gov on October 30, 2014.