Discover the Ins and Outs of Folding Patterns with this Origami Simulator

Origami, which comes from the Japanese words ori meaning “folding” and kami meaning “paper”, is a pretty niche field which requires dedication, delicate hands, and a lot of free time. 

Desktop 3D Printer Enclosures: A Hint of Things to Come?

A new 3D printer enclosure product portends a change in the future.

More 3D Metal Printing Companies Achieve ISO 13485

The race is on to achieve ISO 13485!

Elon Musk Not Using 3D Printing As Much As Suspected

SpaceX’s Elon Musk executed an “Ask Me Anything” session this week on Reddit, and revealed something interesting about their 3D printing use. 

MakePrintable Takes a Bite Out of Everyone’s 3D Printing Workflow

MakePrintable announced an interesting integration with Cura that should make life much easier for many 3D printer operators. 

Amy Karle – “There are opportunities for women, minorities, and all types of minds to be leaders in 3D Printing”

Amy Karle uses the mind, body, science, and technology to create art.

MakerBot Relaunches Experimental Mode

MakerBot has just announced a very interesting new program they call MakerBot Labs, which harkens back to their origins. 

Formlabs Deepens Dental Capabilities

I’m fascinated by Formlabs’ venture into the dental industry, which just got a lot deeper. 

HP Puts a Dent into Competitor’s Stock Prices

HP held an analyst event earlier in which they made some announcements that caused a bit of a tumble on the stock market. 

Update on Mass Portal’s 3D Printer Filament Dryer Technology

We obtained some additional information about the very interesting and brand new 3D printer filament drying system from Mass Portal. 

About Those Voice Commands For Your 3D Printer

The current craze for intelligent voice commands is getting more sophisticated, but what happens when it works with your 3D printer? 

The CreatorBot 3D Pro Series II Professional Desktop 3D Printer

Today we’re looking at another desktop 3D printer option for professionals, the large CreatorBot 3D Pro Series II.

Design of the Week: The HIVE

This week’s selection is the very practical “The HIVE” Stackable Drawers by engineer Dan O'Connell of Philadelphia.

What Dangers Face 3D Printer Set Top Users?

With the increase in set top options for desktop 3D printers, I’m wondering what might go wrong. 

We’re Now in the Second Generation of 3D Metal Printing; What About the Third?

There’s an interesting long term pattern emerging now in 3D metal printing, and I’m wondering where it might be going. 

The Very Intriguing Mooz Transformable 3D Printer Series

An interesting Kickstarter appeared this week offering a multi-mode making machine at a pretty low price. 

Impossible Objects Gets Cash

Illinois-based 3D printing startup Impossible Objects has received a hefty amount of cash. 

Metal 3D Printing Simulation Arrives with exaSIM Ultimate

Since its founding in 2014, 3DSIM has been on a mission to address problems of quality and repeatability in metal additive manufacturing

An Introduction to Additive Industries - For Americans

Additive Industries is set to establish a major presence in California to dramatically enter the US market. 

Behind the Scenes GE’s 3D Metal Printing Farm

GE is deep into 3D metal printing, as readers know, but now we can get a glimpse of what’s going on inside their workshops.