UK Cancer survivor gets a new Jaw by using 3D printing techniques

UK cancer survivor patient gets his jaw reconstructed thanks to 3D printing Stephen Waterhouse is a 53-year-old HGV driver and father who lives in the UK. He was diagnosed with throat cancer in his right tonsil almost ten years ago. Although Chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments did work successfully, and Stephen’s  cancer went away three years […]

3D Systems releases new full color 3D printer, materials and software updates

A range of new 3D Printing Products and software updates from 3D Systems is now available 3D printing is part of  an innovative world. We all want to improve our designs and 3D print them in less time. Therefore this constantly releasing of new materials is necessary, and today is not the exception. 3D Systems, one […]

UK startup Fishy Filaments turns fishing nets waste into 3D printer filament

UK startup Fishy Filaments recycles fishing nets and turns them into filament for 3D printing The increase in plastic wastes found in the sea is a global phenomenon that manifests itself on a local scale. Whether they are Microplastic pollution, discarded, lost, or abandoned; fishing gear on the sea, or even the increasingly amount of […]

Formlabs Releases New Dental 3D Printing Materials and Partnership with 3Shape

Formlabs, a 3D printing company that helps Dentist all around the world Founded in September 2011, Formlabs is a Somerville, Massachusetts-based company. It is better known for raising nearly $3 million during a Kickstarter campaign and creating the Form 1 and Form 2 3D printers. Most noteworthy, Formlabs has released qualified and ‘accessible’ 3D printing […]

Caterpillar Inc. and FIT AG announce 3-year partnership to design and 3D print aluminium and titanium parts

Caterpillar Inc. and FIT AG just announced their 3-year partnership to design and 3D print aluminum and titanium parts. Heavy manufacturing sector will receive a boost from 3D printing over the next 3 years, thanks to a partnership between Construction equipment maker company Caterpillar and AM solutions provider FIT AG. Both companies will work together in order […]

Lloyd’s Register and TWI Update Global Additive Manufacturing Certification Framework

The framework update aims to support industrial “safe adoption” of metal 3D Printing by promoting certification of parts. 2017 additive manufacturing certification framework was titled “Guidance Notes for the Certification of Metallic Parts made by Additive Manufacturing” and has been updated to include the experience from previous joint industry projects of Lloyd’s Register together with […]

13 Best CAD Programs for Kids

Surprising how many CAD programs there out there right now, right? Most I have never heard of but I trust each one has fervent users that will tell us how well their modeling skills were corresponded by the software, besides how easy (or difficult) would be for a child getting used to. While on the […]

Impresión 3D durante el 2016: intuiciones y conjeturas para el futuro

El 2016 está a punto de culminar y no hay duda de que todo ha ocurrido extremadamente rápido. De mi parte puedo decir que estuvo lleno de altibajos; fueron días de mucho trabajo, estrés escolar y nuevos proyectos que tocaron a mi puerta. Escribir para 3Dprinterchat ha sido una de esas experiencias que llegaron este […]

Categorías de impresión 3D a las que toda chica debería echar un vistazo

Hace poco decidí navegar por algunas de las plataformas en impresión 3D más populares para ver que ha pasado últimamente. La cosa es que todos los buscadores de archivos imprimibles en 3D resultaron de alguna manera abrumadores desde la perspectiva en la que todo estaba muy generalizado para ambos géneros –sin mencionar que la mayoría […]

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haz tu propio maquillaje con Mink

Si nunca han llevado maquilaje o no sabes cuánto cuesta un maquillaje de calidad, permítanme explicarles más sobre este arte: El maquillaje es una práctica antigua que ha existido desde hace miles de años. Orginalmente lo usamos para protegernos de los elementos como el viento y el sol – la reina Cleopatra usaba delineador de […]

Echa un vistazo a la nueva versión CURA 2.3.0

CURA es uno de los primeros slicing software con los que llegas a trabajar si comienzas con el proyecto REPRAP. Ahora que es propiedad de Ultimaker, busca posicionarse como uno de los principales slicing software para impresión 3D mediante una serie de cambios que se presentan en esta nueva versión: CURA 2.3.0 Ciertamente CURA ha […]

¡Movamos nuestras impresiones a la nube!

La era tecnológica me parece genial, ¿Quién pensaría que podríamos hacer tantas cosas con tan pequeños dispositivos (Smartphones), o respaldar toda nuestra información en ‘nubes’ digitales e inmediatamente tener acceso a ella desde casi cualquier parte del mundo? Ahora no sólo puedo acceder a mi información desde cualquier dispositivo alrededor del mundo, con la impresión […]

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