The eternal question of those new to 3D printing is “what kind of 3D printer should I get?”
Book of the Week: Design for Sustainability
This week’s selection is “Design for Sustainability” by S.M. Sapuan and Muhd Ridzuan Mansor.
3D Printing For Toolmaking: What You Need To Know
One of the biggest positives of 3D printing is that no tooling is required — but it might just be perfect for making parts including jigs, fixtures, end-use parts, and even tooling.
The Importance of Speed in the Manufacturing Process
Having a fast manufacturing process has many benefits to a business ranging from cost-effectiveness, innovation to increased customer satisfaction.
VSHAPER’s 3D Printing Guides For Engineers
VSHAPER has released a pair of interesting 3D printing guides, and unlike most beginner guides, these are designed for engineers.
Injection Molding: The Quick Design Guide
If you are doing injection molding, there are some important guidelines to know before you commit to a design.
A Quick Guide to 3D Printing Technology
3D printing can be used to make amazing sculptures and innovative technology — but do you know how a 3D printer actually works? A good understanding of the manufacturing process will make it easier to design your own creations.
Innovators Need Guidance
When additive manufacturing advisory services companies seamlessly partner with manufacturers and vendors (resellers), we will see mass corporate adoption of 3D printing on both the desktop and the factory floor.
Some Clear Advice On How To 3D Print Food-Safe Items
I’ve just reviewed what seems to be the most comprehensive resource I’ve yet seen regarding 3D printing food safety.
Sinterit Tunes Up 3D Printing Operating Software
Sinterit announced a number of changes for their operating software.
How to Prepare a Design Guide for Accurate Manufacturing Bids
For years we’ve been watching industrial designer Eric Strebel’s insightful design process videos; videos that show how he goes about making products from start to finish.
Book of the Week: The Maker’s Field Guide
This week’s selection is “The Maker’s Field Guide: The Definitive Reference for the Professional Designer” by Christopher Armstrong.
Should You 3D Print or CNC Machine Your Prototypes?
When is it best to use 3D printing to create a prototype, and when is CNC machining a better choice?
Which 3D Printing Material is Right for Your Next Project?
Manufacturing is embracing 3D printing, due to the vast number of choices for materials.
A Great Guide to 3D Print Post Processing
I bumped into a rather well done page described pretty much all the available techniques for finishing 3D prints.
Fabbaloo’s Buying Guide Expands
We’ve added a new section to our interactive Buying Guides: Events.
Pinshape’s 3D Printing Design Guide Is Very Useful
Pinshape has published an enormous, 10,000 word design guide for their contributors. I think it’s pretty good, even if you are not a Pinshape contributor.
Announcing the Fabbaloo Buying Guide
After some effort we’ve decided to replace our popular 3D Resources page with a much more sophisticated service: the Fabbaloo Buying Guide.