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The i.materialise blog keeps you updated about outstanding 3D designs, the newest 3D printing technologies and the best 3D modeling software tutorials.
How 3D Printing in Polyamide (MJF) Really Works

How 3D Printing in Polyamide (MJF) Really Works

A few months ago we were glad to welcome a new member to our family of 3D printing materials and technologies: Multi Jet Fusion, the new 3D printing technology from HP, in Polyamide (MJF).

Since then, many of our customers have tried this new technology and have enjoyed its advantages, but today we wanted to explain more in depth how 3D printing in Polyamide (MJF) works, as well as digging into the differences between our 3D printing polyamides. (more…)

Turning Mathematics into Colorful 3D-Printed Art

Turning Mathematics into Colorful 3D-Printed Art

Francesco de Comité is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at the University of Lille (France). He has a degree in Maths and a PhD in Computer Science, and his research focuses on the representation of mathematical concepts in real life with renders, 3D prints or ‘physical objects’.

He started working in this field nearly 10 years ago, first by making 2D renders of math objects. But after these first attempts, he realised the need to go further with his research.

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Top 8: The Best 3D Printed GoPro Accessories

Top 8: The Best 3D Printed GoPro Accessories

GoPro cameras are perfect for shooting video footage – even while doing extreme action sports. A GoPro is not meant to be handheld but to be mounted on surfboards, drones, skateboards, helmets, bikes, or even a rocket!

3D printing is the best way to get affordable, lightweight, yet absolutely useful items to enhance the stabilization, accuracy, and protection of your camera. Read on to find out more about our 8 coolest and best 3D printed GoPro accessories and mounts! Make your GoPro fly, dive, and race!

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