OLO 3D printer-Turn your iphone into a 3D printer.

OLO 3D printer

OLO 3D has just changed the ball game in 3D printing. Turn your iphone into a 3D printer? Sounds like science fiction, but OLO 3D has just released this technology yesterday through their kickstarter campaign. Already in under 24 hours they have … [Read more...]

Cura 3d printing slicing software review

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Cura out performs any other 3d printing slicing software! The type of software you use when 3d printing can be just as important as the type of 3d printer and the brand of filaments you are using. We have tested many different types of slicing … [Read more...]

3D printing teacher leads two day Stem course.

3d printed robo hand

Teacher leads the way with two day 3D printing education course! With 3d printing on an ever increasing journey of expansion, we all know how important education is to the future of the industry. With new curriculum's being introduced by the UK … [Read more...]

Low poly modelling tutorial by 3dfilemarket.com

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Low poly modelling has been a great way to create innovative, modern simplistic looking designs. I have often thought how can you create low poly models without complex cad modelling skills. Do you need to be a wizard on 3D cad with the ability to … [Read more...]

3d printing and the crumble controller

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Crumble controller to revolutionise programming lessons? Programming is the ‘in thing’ at the moment. From ‘apps to arduinos’, it seems like the world is going programming crazy (and rightly so). The ability to write a program has been become a … [Read more...]

Inmoov global expansion continues

Inmoov human 3d printed robot

The idea of humanoid robotics is one most of us associate with science fiction or high end research and development laboratories. However, with the global expansion of consumer 3d printing, this has become an easily accessible area to the average … [Read more...]

Helping to grow 3dprinting, DesignBox3D leads the way with Zmorph 3d printers..

zmorph 3d printer

  Ever needed an unbiased view of a 3dprinter? Want to steer clear from the mainstream brands and try an alternative? I often look at different printers that come onto the market and I have tested many smaller branded printers. The … [Read more...]

3d printing in Space, a different way of thinking.

3d printing in space printing guidelines

We're all used to 3d printing on earth, most of us have seen it and a few of us may even own a 3d printer, but what about printing in space? Last year Made in Space organisation worked in collaboration with NASA to launch a 3d printer into space for … [Read more...]

How to start 3d printing as a beginner!

3d printer printing a robot

You've just received your 3d printer, but where do you start? I remember vividly opening the box of my first 3d printer the solidoodle 2 and thinking ‘now what’. Instructions were minimal and the experience was like a voyage of discovery. What could … [Read more...]

3D Printing and Solidworks at University entry level by University Lecturer and Industrial Designer Chris Buerckner

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3D printing is a rapidly growing production technology that requires educational institutions to keep pace if future designers are to be able to take advantage of its capabilities. Since graduating from a BA in Industrial Design eight years ago, I … [Read more...]

3D printing ready for London schools with Teach Design and Beeverycreative

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With 3D printing on an endless wave of expansion in education this has to be one of the most promising collaborations yet. Teach Design has formed an exciting partnership with Beeverycreative to put the Beethefirst 3dprinters into a number of London … [Read more...]

3dprintshow London continues the growth of 3dprinting

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The 3dprintshow sets the standard of 3dprinting shows. From a small venue three years ago showcasing the future of 3dprinting, to a regular event that is the highlight of the 3dprinting calender, the 3dprintshow is a must for all die hard techies. … [Read more...]

3d print your own open source toy robot by Cannybots

cannybots 3d printed cars

  Remember Scalectrix as a young child? Hours of fun were had racing toy cars around race tracks as fast as possible. The game never seemed to get old. Now you can take it to the next step with Cannybots open source toy robots. The idea is simple, … [Read more...]

3D printing and education continues to expand.

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With 3dprinting in the news every day and education being a hot topic, it’s always nice to see good examples of 3dprinting being taught in schools. With the announcement that China is going to place around 400,000 3dprinters in their schools and … [Read more...]

3Dprinting in high schools? Is local collaboration the way to expand 3dprinting in education?

John Donnelly

Originally written for 3dprint.com this is the edited version of my article. With 3dprinters slowly making their way into our schools, you would expect teachers to start using it straight away. ‘3Dprinters gathering dust in workshops not being … [Read more...]