Tips for Designing in Porcelain

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Porcelain is an ancient technology that has been transformed by modern machinery and 3D printing. At Shapeways, we launched our very own porcelain process in 2014 that uses your 3D design file to print a mold and cast using our own porcelain material.

Introducing Porcelain to our marketplace

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Late last year we launched a new pilot program and introduced our first ever material fully developed in-house, Porcelain. Shapeways’ Porcelain is crafted using a totally unique process we’ve been developing for over a year. Porcelain is food, dishwasher, and oven safe.

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Shapeways Announces New Porcelain Material for 3D Printing

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Shapeways Releases Its New Porcelain Material to All 3D Designers

3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d print porcelain 3d printed porcelain porcelain porcelain 3d printing material shapeways shapeways material shapeways porcelainThe types of materials available for 3D printing continue to expand at an amazing rate. Glass is the latest development to get everyone excited, as researchers continue to work on printing glass. View the entire article via our website.

Olivier van Herpt: The 3D Printed Blue and White Collection in Porcelain

3D Design 3D Printed Art 3D Printing 3D printed ceramic 3d printed porcelain 3D printed pottery Blue and White 3D printed porcelain ceramic 3d printing Olivier van Herpt porcelain potteryOne of the greatest things about reporting on the world of 3D printing is learning about its more unusual uses. It’s obvious that 3D printing is changing the way many larger (and smaller) companies. View the entire article via our website.

Shop Owners get ready to sell Porcelain

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Its been almost a year since we introduced our new Porcelain material. As we prepare to make this a full-fledged, shopper ready material, Porcelain is now available to all makers to order and everyone should find it as an option in their edit model settings.

Personalizing Our Wedding Decor with Porcelain

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We wanted our wedding to have a personal, unique touch from the get go, so we designed 3D printed porcelain vases that spelled out our names for the reception table. Wedding 2016 Wedding Decor 3D design 3D printing centerpiece porcelain vase wedding wedding decor wedding reception

Tutorial Tuesday 23: Porcelain Topographic Models with Terrain2STL

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For example, here’s a Porcelain Ceramic relief map of the Shenandoah Valley region around Harrisonburg, Virginia: But where do you get the map data? Here’s how the labeled back of our model came out after glazing in Gloss Celadon Green: Tips for Porcelain Ceramic Models.

Porcelain "Peoples of Russia" Preserved and Replicated via 3D Scanning and 3D Printing

In Saint Petersburg, Russia, the history and culture of the country is preserved in delicate porcelain at the Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory. 3D Printing 3D Scanning 3d printed figurines Cyberon Group Imperial Porcelain Factory Peoples of Russia porcelain RangeVision RangeVision Pro russiaMaintained by the State Hermitage Museum, the. View the entire article via our website.

Tutorial Tuesday 40: Designing for 3D Printed Porcelain

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Sometimes a design just begs to be printed in Porcelain. If want your model to be food-safe, act as a keepsake, or look great with a beautiful artistic glaze, then Porcelain is a good option to try. The Porcelain Tentacle Bowl shown below costs just a little bit more; around $50.

What’s in a name: Porcelain

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The Shapeways 3D printed Porcelain body is chemically unique, we invented it and nothing the same has ever existed. We choose to call it Porcelain for a few reasons. This new material is harder and more durable, much like other stoneware ceramics (porcelain included).

Announcing a New Evolution for Porcelain

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Today, to support the sustainable development of our most innovative material, Porcelain, we’re undertaking a one-time price increase that will allow us to continue offering the material. This has come at a cost to Shapeways, warranting a review of our Porcelain pricing.

Shapeways Expands Pilot Program For New Porcelain Material

Since Shapeways introduced a new Porcelain material, they say they’ve been amazed at the creations that their community has made with it. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business coretta singer porcelain 3d printing material shapeways Shapeways design guidelinesWith a range of objects from vases to coffee cups to figurines,... View the entire article via our website.

VirtuMake & Shapeways Create the First 3D Printed Porcelain Figurine From 3D Scanned National Monument

Back in November, we reported on something new to the 3D printing space; porcelain. While the porcelain itself isn’t actually 3D... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Scanners 3d printed porcelain artec eva austrian house of parliament griffin sculpture griffin statue national monument shapeways virtumake Shapeways, at the time, announced the launch of this new 3D printing material option.

The Perfect Custom Wedding Decor: 3D Printed Porcelain

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One of our favorite materials is our 3D printed Porcelain. Porcelain is great for table decor such as candle holders, vases, and for small hors d’oeuvres plates.

Children Pushing The Limits of 3D Printed Porcelain: The 10 Winners of the Chil-Dish Project

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Anna and Kristos had no easy task picking the ten winners as the ideas were all fun and imaginative but the winning designs not only needed to be creative, they had to translate into a 3D model that was suitable for us to print for them in porcelain.

50% less lead time! Two Updates on Porcelain + 10 Maker Tips!

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If you’re not already designing for Porcelain, it might be a great time to start. 1: You no longer have to order your Porcelain pieces in order to offer the product for sale in the Marketplace! 3D Modeling 3D Printed Porcelain Design designer home

Porcelite: 3D Print with New Porcelain Resin & Then Fire & Glaze Your Ceramic Models—on Kickstarter Now

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d print porcelain 3d printed porcelain dlp 3d printing kickstarter Omaha porcelain 3d printing material Porcelite Porcelite Ceramic Resin sla 3d printing Tethon 3D Tethonite ceramic powder3D printing has come a long way in a very short time, with a massive surge into the mainstream. Hardware and software are becoming available to meet nearly every maker’s and manufacturer’s need, and. View the entire article via our website.

Opening our Porcelain Material Pilot to All

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Ever since we introduced our new Porcelain material, we’ve been amazed at the creations our community has made with it. Today, we’re excited to let you know any designer will be able to experiment with this beautiful material as we open up the Porcelain pilot program. When Porcelain was first introduced , we kept the pilot closed so that we could work very closely with the designers in the program.

Boy With Severely Deformed ‘Porcelain Legs’ Sees His Life Saved by 3D Printing

3D Design 3D Printing 3D Scanners Health 3D Printing 3d printed medical models 3d printing in the hospital 3d printing surgery brittle bone disease brittle bones china lobstein syndrom osteogenesis imperfecta porcelain legsIt is no longer a surprise when we hear stories of how 3D printing has taken a previously thought to be inoperable condition and turned it into a tremendous success story. The advent of... View the entire article via our website.

Porcelite Brings Porcelain to Desktop SLA & DLP 3D Printing

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Now, the company is taking its expertise to the field of photopolymer 3D printing, launching a Kickstarter for a new porcelain resin called Porcelite. … The original post Porcelite Brings Porcelain to Desktop SLA & DLP 3D Printing appeared first on 3D Printing Industry.

Creating Custom Wedding Decorations: a Porcelain Vase Tutorial

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Dan here, back at it again with another wedding tutorial–this time to show you how I made one of the 3D printed porcelain vases for my wedding.

From Shapeways—Order Decorative 3D Printed Porcelain Tiles with Your Own Image

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3D printing material simulation: Finding alternatives to 3D printing wood, rubber, porcelain, etc.


The post 3D printing material simulation: Finding alternatives to 3D printing wood, rubber, porcelain, etc. Choosing your 3D printing material is not always easy, […]. appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo.

Porcelain, 3D Printing, & Why You Might Move to Taiwan (Part 4)

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Those porcelain statues are manufactured by a company called Franz Collection Inc., Actually, they were made by Franz, before the Precious Memories brand went elsewhere, but the Taiwanese company remains one of the largest sources for porcelain manufacturing for a number of OEM companies.…

Shapeways Ready to Open the Age of 3D Printed Porcelain … Again

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… The original post Shapeways Ready to Open the Age of 3D Printed Porcelain … Again appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Davide Sher and Scott Grunewald.

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Details in Glazed Porcelain

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As Shapeways has developed our brand new Porcelain material , we’ve focused on using the most vibrant and beautiful colored glazes to really make each product pop. If you’re designing for Porcelain, it can be daunting to know which glaze is the right one to choose for your model.

New Porcelain Resin Suggests An Explosion Of Unique Materials?


We’re looking at Tethon3D’s new ceramic porcelain 3D printer resin, and suspect this may be only the beginning. Read the whole entry. » » materials

Nervous System Tries New Porcelite Material: Some Troubleshooting Required, but a Beautiful End Product

As the 3D printing materials market continues to expand, one material that tends to be less talked-about is porcelain. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed porcelain 3D printing porcelain formlabs form 2 Jesse Louis-Rosenberg Jessica Rosenkrantz nervous system porcelain 3d printing Porcelite Porcelite Ceramic Resin Tethon 3DWhile the material itself is ancient, it’s still very new, and relatively. View the entire article via our website.

Kwambio Launches Eco-Friendly 3D Printing Ceramic Factory in Ukraine

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Good News!: 3D Printing Is Beginning to Really Influence the Ceramic Arts World, as Shapeways Has Seen

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These 3D Printed Porcelain Coffee Mugs & Donuts are Clever Topology-Related Joke

Henry Segerman’s jokes aren’t meant to be obscure but can be hopelessly perplexing if you don’t know anything about topology. His latest 3D-printed, topology-related project–a coffee mug transforming into a donut, which in turn... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing 3D-printed topology joke Henry Segerman Keenan Crane Marco Mahler Saul Schleimer shapeways topology uk University of Warwick

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — October 31

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The Chil-Dish Project: Kids Get to Be Both 3D Designers and Chefs

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Branching out into Bronze: L+S’s 3D printed sculptures

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Art & Sculpture Art Bronze L+S Mammoth Materialise Norway porcelain stereolithography TetraShellNorwegian artistic duo “L+S” has created a bronze sculpture of a tree using SLA 3D printing as part of the workflow. The duo, consisting of Lutz-Rainer Müller and Stian Ådlandsvik, was commissioned to create the four-meter sculpture by Ullertunet, a dementia nursing home in Oslo. The bronze tree was created using a variation upon the […].

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — August 6, 2016

It’s been quite the week in 3D printing news, and as per usual, there was just too much happening around the world to cover it all. For starters, a group of 174 Chinese students gathered to compete. View the entire article via our website.

Six Famous Monsters on How to 3D Print the Perfect Halloween

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This season, Shapeways porcelain has an amazing selection of Halloween models to choose from, and our favorite famous Halloween monsters and their friends have recommended some of the most ghoulish options. 3D Printed 3D Printing Materials Inspiration 3d printed gifts Halloween porcelain

This Little Bowl Makes a Big Impact

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Jeremy used Shapeways’ Porcelain and Strong and Flexible (Nylon) Plastic to prototype and fine-tune his design. The Community 3D Printed Porcelain Environmentalism home decor Kickstarter Making Good

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — October 22, 2016

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Artist Spotlight: Jonathan Monaghan

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Gold has always been representative of power and desire, and so by creating porcelain and gilt sculptures of airport security checkpoints or bikeshares, I try to challenge us to rethink how aristocracy and power operate today.

World Archery aiming for the Olympics with 3D Printing

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The Arrow Pen would not be complete without a symbol to remind the games in Rio, and what other material than our 3D printed Porcelain could represent the concrete arch better? Read more about that and some tips for designing 3D Printed Porcelain in our previous blog.

Yikes! Say Hello to the 3D Printed Carnivorous Coffee Cup by Daniel Liljar

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Researchers Create a High Viscosity SLA 3D Printer That Can Print Teeth, Metals & More

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