Desktop Metal has already earned a number of fans with its 3D printed metal technology — Lowe’s, Caterpillar and BMW were all among its earliest clients. As first noted by CNBC, the Massachusetts-based startup is also getting some healthy monetary support, adding $115 million of venture funds to its coffers this week. The Series D features a number of high profile names, including… Read More
A robotic 3D scanner capturing a 3D shoe shape 3D scanners have never been as available… Read the whole entry..
[Thumbnail image credit: By Freeformer – Created and originally uploaded to the English Wikipedia by Freeformer, CC BY-SA 3.0 ] Designing 3D parts is tough, but with good software it become easier. Everyone has their favorite tool, and below we outline some of the most popular CAD programs. And if you’re prototyping on a budget, or have a quick fix to make, there’s lots of great free tools out there for creating and editing 3D models too
A roll of Kapton tape, often used in 3D printing There are two popular surface adhesion… Read the whole entry..
A 3D watermelon model, designed in Google Blocks Google announced a new online tool… Read the whole entry..
We’ve seen quite a few huge Lego undertakings over the years, including a Teardrop trailer , a Millennium Falcon and architectural wonders . But sometimes, standard bricks just won’t cut it. Such was the case for Brit tinkerer James Bruton, who opted to supersize Lego bricks using a 3D printer to build a chunky, funky electric skateboard
A robotically assembled hamburger; could the same approach be used for 3D printing? I’m..
By Starbucks’ own admission, it goes through approximately 4 billion disposable paper coffee cups every year – and that’s just one company. If java consumers want to reduce that sort of waste, they can of course bring their own reusable cup to the coffee shop. Australian startup Huskee is taking things a step further, however.