This week’s selection is “Make It Fit: Introduction to Tolerance Analysis for Mechanical Engineers” by Jason E Tynes.
A Walk Through The LulzBot Production Lines
Recently we had the opportunity to tour the LulzBot 3D printer production facility.
Could Molecular Robotics be the 3D Printing Process of the Future?
New research into molecular robotics hints at a possible future method of building objects.
Design of the Week: RobBob 2 DOF Robot Head
This week’s selection is “RobBob” a mechanical robot head with two degrees of freedom, by JBV Creative.
Huge Concrete Bicycle Bridge 3D Printed In The Netherlands
A large concrete bridge has been successfully 3D printed in the Dutch city of Nijmegen.
Diamond Age’s Advanced Construction 3D Printing Concept
A California company seems to have figured out how to take construction 3D printing to the next level.
Design of the Week: Spring Loaded Toothbrush Case
This week’s selection is the ridiculous Spring Loaded Toothbrush Case by Cults contributor CooknAdam.
Purdue Investigating Methods To Enhance Construction 3D Printing?
A news release from Purdue University indicates the institution has been quietly developing new methods of automated construction.
MIT’s LaserFactory: One Step To Produce Functional Objects
MIT has developed a device that can literally produce a fully functional object in one step, with no human intervention.
Book of the Week: Designing 3D Printers
This week’s selection is “Designing 3D Printers” by Neil Rosenberg.
Book of the Week: Essential Skills for Scale Modelers
This week’s selection is “Essential Skills for Scale Modelers” by Aaron Skinner.
Is There Any Point To 3D Printer Kits These Days?
For years there have been two types of 3D printers: kits and assembled. I no longer think that is the case.
They Don’t Make 3D Printer Kits The Way They Used To
There seems to have been a distinct change in the nature of desktop 3D printer kits over the years. We propose a new naming convention to indicate this.
RepRap Ltd Developing New Assembly Robot
RepRap Ltd is working on a very interesting idea to produce a kind of universal assembly robot, capable of building arbitrary structures.
Is A Robotic Assembly System Really A 3D Printer?
New research from the University of Stuttgart demonstrates the possibility of using an assembly technique for 3D printing.
CEO Blake Teipel Explains Essentium’s Strategy
We chatted with ESSENTIUM’s CEO, Blake Teipel to find out more about their strategy and the latest developments.
I Made a Sweet Multi-Material Ninja Star With One Machine [Snapmaker 3-in-1 Review]
What to know more about the Snapmaker 3D printer? This post reviews the popular 3D printer kit.
Book of the Week: Build Your Own CNC Machine
This week’s selection is “Build Your Own CNC Machine” by James Floyd Kelly and Patrick Hood-Daniel.
A Belt 3D Printer Driven By Necessity
The White Knight 3D printer is one of a long line of 3D printers developed by need.
More Thoughts On The Future Of Construction 3D Printing
I’ve been reading more stories about 3D printed construction projects, and have realized something fundamental.
What is a Jig and Why are They Important to 3D Printing?
One of the most important applications of 3D printing is the production of jigs.