When people say “3D printing” they commonly mean one of two things: FDM printing, which turns a plastic filament into something that can be squirted out of a nozzle; or one of multiple sintering processes, by which a machine uses lasers to fuse parts together out of metal powder.
Standing with the ProMaker P1000 3D printer, Prodways’ SLS engineering team, from left to right: Alessandro… Read the whole entry… »
Why MakerBot’s Integrated Approach is Crucial to Advancing 3D Printing Greater Collaboration for Better Solutions On September 20, 2016, we revealed what’s next from MakerBot. With the launch of new 3D printing solutions for professionals and educators, we announced a new approach to product development at MakerBot that’s based on carefully listening to our customers. For everything that the launch revealed, what it didn’t reveal was the intense collaboration behind the scenes that made these solutions possible.
Although there are countless benefits to making cars light, the process can be seriously expensive. Formula One cars are the lightest, fastest, most advanced pieces of engineering in the motoring world, with prices stretching well into seven (okay, eight or nine) figures.
Doug Ferguson had no idea what to expect when he was asked to become the STEM Integration Specialist at Martin Sortun Elementary School.
Professional-Quality Product Packaging at Less Than Half the Cost Lean Startups Can Save Time and Money on Product Packaging by Post-Processing MakerBot PLA Filament Whether you’re camping, glamping, or just plain roughing it, BioLite wants to transform how we use energy off the grid. This Brooklyn-based startup redesigns traditional outdoor products, like stoves and flashlights, with high-tech, sustainable energy innovations so that each will work without fossil fuels
It’s no secret: desktop 3D printing is a powerful tool for professionals. With a MakerBot Desktop 3D printer close at hand, engineers and designers can quickly explore, iterate, and validate a greater number of designs at lower costs than ever before. In an recent interview with Engineering.com, MakerBot’s Head of Experience Design, Mark Palmer, talked about how close access to 3D printers transform the design experience
By Taiei Harimoto , Product Design Manager at Proximity Designs Farming is backbreaking work, and farming in Myanmar can be especially hard due to the country’s low annual incomes (around $600 USD), poor infrastructure and access to quality tools. As a designer at Proximity Designs , a Yangon based social enterprise that’s innovating high-quality farming equipment to serve the country’s agrarian economy, I’ve seen these challenges first hand. Like the farmers we support, Proximity Designs has a tough job