Mercedes-Benz 3D Prints First Metal Spare Part For Trucks

Being originated from rapid prototyping applications, 3D printing exhibits itself at different points in the manufacturing supply chain. And one of the latest: Metallic spare parts for automobile. Mercedes-Benz Trucks in Germany 3D prints first metal spare part. It has started printing aluminium thermostat covers for its customer services & parts division. Being known worldwide […]

3D prints first metal spare part

3DPrinting for your Kitchen – What’s up there?

Based on my previous lists, you can assume that all top 10 models of Thingiverse, Pinshape and MyMiniFactory aren’t useful stuff, mostly they are models to make your geeky life a bit happier. However, 3DPrinting could also make your life easier. To print models that you can use daily and maybe fix something that was […]

Kitchen Wine Holder

Low Poly Models: The Art of Vectors

I’m not good at math, consequently not good in geometry either. But in 3DPrinting math is used all the time, and Low Poly models are no different. Low Poly models mean that the model has fewer triangles in its geometry. Making it simple and easy to generate G-Codes and print. Today I will dig the […]

3D Printable Tools – For Your Workbench 2017

Every workshop needs a 3D Printer right? And every 3D Printer owner needs to use the 3D Printer for something meaningful, like printing tools. So now we are giving you another list on some of the best Tools you can actually use after being printed 2017. No Daniel Noree your 3D Wrench will Not be […]

Banana for scale

Interview with The Millebot inventor Andy Tran – Millebot The biggest 3d printer you can use today

In this episode Chris talks to Andy Tran, the Modern Inventor. They talk inventing, using 3d printers and CNC to manufacture, and millebot the biggest 3d printer you can use today, a remarkable innovation that could change the face of short run manufacturing.  

3dprinterchat.com podcast

10 most popular models on Pinshape

A while ago, Pinshape announced that they were about to close the website, but the 3D-Printing community didn’t let that happen. So Pinshape lives until today with a good database of free and non-free models. Today I will list to you the Top 10 Free Popular Models on Pinshape =D 1: The 30$ Scanner V5 […]

widowmaker

Urn Project Garden of Innocence: Part 2

In a previous blog, I tested out a design for an urn to donate to Garden of Innocence (GOI). In the first part I printed a 1/2 scale size urn as a test piece for my design. I also continued to get input from GOI about the design requirements for a baby’s urn. The Full […]

test urn

3d printing, Creative Commons, Copyright and making money with Etsy – Interview with Joseph Larson

In this interview Chris talks about making money with your 3d design and printing business, from etsy to 3d hubs, and the controversial practices of some in the 3d printing industry that have given printing for money a bad name. Interviewing Joseph Larson The 3D Printing Professor.      Please subscribe, share and review! Itunes […]

3dprinterchat.com podcast

High-schoolers in Hong Kong set Guinness World Record for biggest 3D printed sculpture display

Lately, a new week also means a new World Record for 3D printing! At least a week ago, 1,236 students from 123 different secondary schools across Hong Kong set the World Record Guinness for the biggest 3D printed sculpture display. The giant model, which represents Hong Kong’s harbour side in miniature, consist of 1,214 3D […]

guinness record

Urn for Garden of Innocence Project, Part 1; 3D Printing Urns for Unknown Children

Garden of Innocence (GOI) provides dignified burials and cremation urn for abandoned or unidentified children. Every year GOI works with woodworkers who donate handmade caskets and cremation urns to properly bury these children. After watching the video by April Wilkerson about the urn she made, I was inspired to put my 3D printer to use for […]

GOI urn

The 2 Big Lies of 3D Printing in Manufacturing, and the Business of 3D Printing

What are the two biggest lies of using 3D printing in manufacturing? What advice can we give to people looking to 3D printing as a business, or to monetize their 3D printer? Discover answers to these questions and more as Chris interviews John Hauer, CEO of Get3dSmart, 3D printing business guru and gonzo tech journalist! […]

3dprinterchat.com podcast

11 3D Prints for your Household

There is a public misconception that 3D prints are for toys and trinkets, not for household use. While I’ll admit it is tempting to 3D print trinkets like Baby Groot and fidget spinners , I actually have utilized my 3D printers for household use. In the 2 years I have use 3D printers, I have […]

sink strainer