I had an interesting chat with Ulendo this week.
A unique plasma nozzle could revolutionize FFF 3D printing.
Here are my thoughts on seven completely new features I’d like to see on desktop resin 3D printers.
It’s the end of the year, and I wondered which stories gathered the most views by Fabbaloo readers.
Researchers at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) have developed a novel approach to 3D print extrusion that could transform many desktop 3D printers.
Create it REAL has received an investment of €3.1M (US$3.6M).
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi stitch up a look at 3D printing and embroidery.
SLS 3D printing can be a messy endeavor.
Wacom announced the new Wacom One, a handy drawing tablet that may be of use to those doing 3D CAD design.
This week’s selection is “Building Open Source Hardware” by Alicia Gibb.
Industry expert Todd Grimm set the stage for RAPID + TCT 2019 with a speedy rundown of what’s new in 3D printing.
Fictiv released the results of a survey of their manufacturing clients and found some interesting results.
MakerBot has just unveiled the Method, a ‘performance’ 3D printer set to bridge the gap between industrial and desktop 3D printing.
BigRep has announced two new MXT-powered industrial 3D printers: the PRO and EDGE.
Create It REAL just received a significant investment.
I’m reading an interesting piece by David Gerwitz at ZDNet, who talks about 3D printers being vulnerable IoT devices.
With the growing list of crowdfunding failures recently, it seems to me that these projects should have been taking steps to provide more assurance to their backers.
Someone has devised a method for performing dynamic error correction on 3D printers to ensure the nozzle is always placed precisely where it should be.
Two methods of extrusion are typically found on desktop 3D printers these days. Do you know what they are?
North American hardware retail giant Lowe’s has set up a way for customers to 3D print customized products.
There’s never been more varied types of plastic filament available for use by 3D printer operators, but could there be a problem?
You’re so intensely interested in 3D printing that you bought yourself a 3D printer. Great! You can design and print objects right in your own home. But then what? The problem then starts. The problem of renewal. Yes, your 3D printer still produces objects for you on demand, but you’re now suddenly aware… Continue reading The Trouble With 3D Printers
Last week we lamented the current state of personal 3D printing workflow: difficult. It’s so difficult we believe many potential mainstream 3D printer owners would never be able to make their way through it. But what’s the answer? What should the experience look like for the majority of future 3D printer owners? Let’s look… Continue reading Where’s My 3D Print Button? Part 2
We’ve all seen this button many times. It’s how you produce 2D paper output, and you’ve used it perhaps all your life, maybe every day. It works because it’s easy. It works because it’s familiar. It works because all the hard stuff is already figured out for you behind the scenes. Enter personal 3D… Continue reading Where’s My 3D Print Button? Part 1
Science Friday’s Flora Lichtman visits 3D Printer designer Jim Smith and his extraordinary new device at his workshop. Erm, his living room. Now we finally understand why Jim decided to include a fume extractor on his printer! Jim explains in basic terms what a 3D printer does and how it works, pointing out the… Continue reading 3D Printing Featured On Science Friday
Make Magazine has produced a complete list of open source hardware projects, ranging in categories from 3D Printing, Arduino, Clocks, Development Platforms, Green Energy, Games, Medical, Robotics and many other areas. The category of interest to us, is of course, 3D printing. There we find the major open projects listed: Contraptor Fab@Home MakerBeam MakerBot RepRap… Continue reading Definitive Guide Complete?
Tips flowed in this week regarding “Contraptor”, the webchild of Vitaly Mankevich and Riley Porter. According to their About: Contraptor is a DIY open source construction set for experimental personal fabrication, desktop manufacturing, prototyping and bootstrapping. Various Cartesian robots can be quickly assembled from Contraptor and used as a platform for projects such as XY… Continue reading Contraptor!
A1 Technologies, the folks who make the very inexpensive RapMan 3D printer and more recently an inexpensive 3D scanner, now produce an innovative 3D mouse system: the Chameleon 3D. The Chameleon 3D is actually an effective packaging of software and hardware from other developers. The hardware comes from Novint, whose very unusual Falcon haptic controller… Continue reading A Chameleon Tears Down Barriers