What happens when the government indicates that it wants to ban something? The same thing that happens when parents tell their children not to put their hand in the cookie jar. Thus, because there have been calls to ban the 3D printing of any sort of firearm or anything that could be used in the Original post: Calls for banning 3D-printed guns leads to huge interest in 3D-printed gun sites visit this page
Last week during his annual State of the Union address, US President Obama not only mentioned 3D Printing, he earmarked it as a key strategy for the re-invigoration of the US manufacturing Industry.
As companies have stayed private for longer, CEOs and founders have gotten savvier about letting early employees liquidate or diversify their holdings in their companies. With several of the heavily anticipated consumer IPOs savaged over the last year in public markets, later-stage companies might be more conservative in the near future about when to go public
Today we’re announcing very exciting new Thingiverse features to help you find, manage, and Follow the 3D Things, designers, categories, and tags you like and care about most. For those new to desktop 3D printing, MakerBot’s website Thingiverse is the best place to get and share downloadable 3D Things, most of which can be made with a MakerBot Desktop 3D Printer. Thingiverse is the go-to place to find out how to make any physical thing
The definitive conference for 3D printing seems to be Euromold, a large manufacturing conference held in Frankfurt, Germany each November. It’s called the “World Fair for Moldmaking and Tooling, Design and Application Development”. Yes, it’s the big one.
Choc Edge release Choc Creator Version 1 University of Exeter spin off Choc Edge Ltd have launched the world’s first commercial 3D chocolate printer with the first machine put up for auction on EBay on Monday 9th of April. Using melted chocolate in the place of metal or plastic the Choc Creator works in the same way as other 3D printers, extruding material layer by layer to build intricate designs in 3D
This sculpture was made to contemplate the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan. To create the sculpture a seismogram of the earthquake, was rotated using computer aided design and then printed in 3 dimensions using rapid prototyping technology. The artwork measures 30cm x 20cm and represents 9 minutes of the earthquake.