Materialise Launches New Flexible & Durable Material for Laser Sintering - Core77
Remember Iris van Herpen's digitally-fabricated clothes from Paris Fashion Week? While we didn't realize it at the time, the laser-sintered dress was made from a special material sexily named TPU 92A-1, specifically engineered to provide "durable elasticity." Translation: It's bendy as all get-out, but highly abrasive- and tear-resistant, and appears...
Chain-Mail For MicroMesh, Aleksandr Bobrishev
ChainMail For MicroMesh, Zbrush Tool It's free for download https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B72mlUk6J3tiWTZMWlZlTkNscUE Load as tool After converting to the geometry, you need Weld points
Notice of Discontinuation of Online Storefront on 3D Systems.com | 3D Systems
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Formlabs Whips Up New Squishy, Shiny 3-D Printing Materials
Low-cost 3-D printing has given designers and engineers tremendous freedom—as long as they only need to design products made of plastic. Sure, 3-D printable plastics are available in a rainbow of colors. And yes, there are corn-based plastics, glow-in-the dark plastics, and even color-changing plastics with glitter mixed in. But if an engineer needs to […]
Tree-D Printing by Freedom of Creation – MOCO Vote
[UPDATE: Tree-D printing is too good to be true, it was an April Fools day prank a day early. As much as we wanted it to be true - Shapeways does "print" metal, glass and acrylic after all - additive manufacturing with wood is still a ways off. Although, if you're interested, digital file to…
NameBright - Coming Soon
Infographic comparing PLA vs ABS using key characteristics of these two 3D Printing Filaments. Includes a decision guide to help you choose the right material.
My testing with Layer Height and Extrusion Width
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Metal Casting with Your 3D Printer | Make:
When plastic just isn't right, you can make your own metal parts at home with your 3D printer and these easy metal casting techniques.
Automated Ultrasonic Misting 3D Print Polisher PRO
Automated Ultrasonic Misting 3D Print Polisher PRO: It's been over a year since I published a popular Instructable about ultrasonic misting ABS 3D printed parts with acetone vapor. A couple months ago I was inspired to revisit this project by the professional 3D printing "Polysher" machine …
A few ways to strengthen 3D printed parts
There are some 3D print jobs that require a focus on part strength. We've had a few projects in our time that have led us to trying a few different strengthening techniques...
Un composite ultra léger par assemblage
C’est un matériau en résine et en fibres de carbone, mais constitué de multiples petits éléments cruciformes, avec des œillets (eux-mêmes en...-invente-pres-de-chez-vous - Inventé près de chez vous
Evonik invests in 3D printed, biomechanically optimized insoles from Wiivv Wearables
Wiivv Wearables, one of the first companies to use 3D printing to produce affordable and customizable insoles, has received a venture capital investment from Evonik, made jointly with Formation 8 and Real Ventures, Canada’s largest and most active seed investor.
3Doodler Plastics Head-To-Head! - The 3Doodler
One of the most frequent questions we get is what is the difference between the different 3Doodler plastics. With the launch of our brand new FLEXY plastic and over 15 new additions to our PLA range, we’re happy to share our epic “Complete Guide to Plastics for your 3Doodler”. This new infographic pitches ABS, PLA …
New material made from fiber-reinforced hydrogels is 5 times tougher than steel
Researchers at Hokkaido University in Japan have created a flexible, eco-friendly material that’s five-times stronger than carbon steel.