Inmoov global expansion continues

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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...]

How to start 3d printing as a beginner!

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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...]

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...]

3dprinting really does Rock!

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Want to start 3dprinting but not sure where to begin? First place for many is thingiverse for a free download, however what about when you want to design something yourself? There’s only one real option, spend hours learning a CAD package and try to … [Read more...]

A breath of fresh air in a crowded 3dprinting world

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I first saw this printer at the 2013 3dprintshow in London and it caught my eye immediately. This was different from other printers. This actually had good design as the core feature. Many times when looking at 3dprinters you see a strange attempt at … [Read more...]

The ‘Google’ of 3dprinting files?

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The 'Google' of 3dprinting files? When we search for a website we usually head for Google, but where do you go when you want to search for a STL file for 3dprinting? With model repositories growing in number every day, actually finding what you want … [Read more...]

10 movers and shakers to watch in 3D printing (orginally posted on geektime.com 17/12/2014)

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Curious who the thought leaders are in the exploding field of 3D printing? Then look no further than this list. 3D printing is poised for substantial growth: In 2013, sales reached $2.5 billion globally and by 2018, that figure is projected to … [Read more...]

Masters student pushes the boundaries of 3dprinting

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3dprinting and slip casting? When I first read this on twitter I had to investigate further. Being a follower of this technology for the past four years I have seen many different uses and applications of the 3dprinting. However, the use of … [Read more...]

Makers Empire A revolution in 3dprinting education

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http://youtu.be/coQ5G4mnMKA 3dprinting with no experience?  No cad modelling skills required? Anyone can create a 3dprintable design in under 5 minutes? Sounds like a dream come true and that is now reality with the release of Makers Empire … [Read more...]

Bioprinting and 3Dprinting

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  There have been many innovative uses of 3dprinting that make the news almost every day. 3Dprinting cars and even houses are just a few examples of how fast the technology is emerging. It is widely recognised that the medical industry stands … [Read more...]

Myminifactory Interview – My Views on 3dprinting and education

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    This is the interview that was originally posted on myminifactory.com on 14/10/14. I have been a Design and Technology teacher for 6 years and have led Product Design at Ladybridge High School for the past 5 years. My … [Read more...]

Made in Space and 3dprinting a ‘cosmic’ combination

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgZymJC4a-g[/embed] 3Dprinting in Space?  Many people are only just getting to grips with 3Dprinting on planet earth. The industry has not even matured yet and already there is a 3Dprinter that has been designed to … [Read more...]

3dprinting and GCSE students. Amazing work.

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  I am often asked how do you teach 3dprinting to whole classes of students? Many people outside of education seem to think that there is some kind of barrier to teaching the technology in a classroom. They see these great machines that print … [Read more...]

3DPrinting Teacher of the Year

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This article was originally BY MERITXELL GARCIA SEIN-ECHALUCE · SEPTEMBER 28, 2014 by 3Dprint.com Founder of the 3dfilemarket.com, an online community to download and share 3D printing designs and to promote 3dprinting, Philip Cotton is a … [Read more...]

3dprinting comes to London with 2014 3Dprintshow

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The return of the 3Dprintshow to London was one of the most highly anticipated 3dprinting events of the year. The event started three years ago as a small get together of growing 3dprinting enthusiasts/companies  and it has now turned into a Global … [Read more...]