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New 3D Objects Make Learning Fun

New 3D Objects Make Learning Fun

Additive manufacturing and 3D printing have now been around for more than thirty years. Touted as heralding the advent of the third industrial revolution, desktop manufacturing promises to fundamentally alter the way that average citizens envision and create the...
A Better Way To Build?

A Better Way To Build?

When we think of 3D printers, we tend to envision either something small that can fit on a tabletop for home fabricators or maybe an industrial machine about the size of a phone booth. Most of the parts made for consumer and industrial applications can typically fit...
The First 3D Printed Object In Space

The First 3D Printed Object In Space

One of the essential considerations when designing a product for rapid prototyping, be it in metal or plastics, is the need for supports to hold up the structure while it’s being built up layer-by-layer. The inexorable pull of gravity will deform surface...