Preparing Files For 3D Printing: File-Fixing Terminology Explanation And Checklist
Creating a model for 3D printing can be somewhat intimidating at first. In this blog post, we will cover some essential tips designers should keep in mind to get a stunning 3D print.
Sticking to this checklist will make sure that your 3D model is perfectly prepared to be 3D printed. (more…)
3D Printing Trends For 2023: Breaking Down Barriers
Year after year, the adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) reaches new heights. So, what can you expect from 2023? Discover our prediction of the four biggest trends driving AM forward over the next twelve months.
Top 5 Reasons to 3D Print through a Service Bureau
Owning and operating a 3D printer can be rewarding to go from design to final finished product all on your own. However, certain aspects like the time spent troubleshooting and optimizing settings to produce quality prints can get tedious. Or after significant investment in time and equipment you may find that you’ve just reached the limits of your 3D printers’ capability, and you would like more options.
Top Four 3D Printing Materials For Jewelry Designers: Gold, Silver, Brass, Bronze
The most common misconception about 3D-printed jewelry is that it is printed in metallic plastic. This is not the case: it is produced as a real, solid piece of jewelry made out of the precious metal of your choice.
In this blog post, we will have a closer look at the four best and most popular materials for jewelry designers. (more…)
How to Improve Your Creative Business with 3D Printing
If you are a designer, jeweler, or creative mind starting your own company, you’ll probably have heard about 3D printing. You might even have thought about introducing it to your company or creative project. However, you may not know where to start or how it can improve your business.
If that is the case, we have some good news for you: it’s easier than you think and well worth your while! (more…)
How To Get Your First 3D Model: 3D File Creation For Beginners
A 3D model is the virtual input that a 3D printer needs to print an object. In this blog post, we will explain what a 3D model is and how you can get your very own 3D file by downloading it, 3D scanning an object, hiring a 3D designer, or designing it with 3D modeling software.
5 Super Useful 3D-Printed Bicycle Accessories
Whether you’re a total gearhead or not, cycling is fun, environmentally friendly, and all-around awesome. And with 3D printing, these designers are making their rides even cooler! Pimp your own bicycle with their creative designs or get inspired to make your own custom bicycle gadgets.
You Won’t Believe This Cube Was 3D Printed in One Piece
Meet Kurt Plagge, designer of one of the craziest (and smartest) designs we’ve seen lately. His small 3D-printed cubes are from a world of their own and were printed in one single piece. That’s right — no glue, no screws, and no manually attached parts. Thanks to laser sintering in Polyamide and his extreme 3D modeling skills, Kurt has managed to create a 3D-printed object unlike any other.
How Long Does It Take To Order A High-Quality 3D Print Online?
We frequently receive questions about how long 3D printing takes. That’s why we want to explain to you how fast different materials are shipped, what you can do if you need a 3D print urgently, and how our production times are calculated.
The International Space Station Welcomes The Moon Gallery Art Collection Onboard, Including A Miniature 3D-Printed Cube
Although the Moon is around 238,855 miles (or 384,400 km away), humanity has always been fascinated by it. From ancient lunar calendars to the Moon landing in 1969 to low and high tides affecting shorelines at this very moment, Earth’s natural satellite is entwined in our past and present. But how will it shape our future? Discover how the Moon Gallery — including a 3D-printed cube — aims to teach us about the unique conditions in space for future generations and extend humankind’s cultural reach into this final frontier.