Welcome to the i.materialise 3D Printing Roundup, where we highlight the stories most clicked, shared, and reweeted by our community! Every week, we share the top 5 posts. Our community is passionate about 3D printing. This week’s top 3D Printing stories include a titanium bicycle, highlights from the London 3D Printshow, and much more! Let’s dig in.
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This past week was a big one in the 3D printing world, here’s a quick recap on some of the biggest stories… 3D Printing to conquer Mars There are no boundaries for 3D Printing. Even the boundaries of the atmosphere. On September 20th, the first 3D printer intended for in-space use will depart aboard a rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., headed for the International Space Station (ISS)
Calling all Makers! Maker Faire is returning to New York on Sept. 20 th and 21 st and MakerBot will be there showcasing some of the amazing art you can make with MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers. –Paint a 3D printed Zee Blank alongside acclaimed graphic artists –Help celebrate the 45 th season of Sesame Street by painting a nostalgic Mr
Meshmixer is a free 3D sculpting-based CAD (Computer Assisted Design) program created by Autodesk as part of their “123D” software line. Autodesk is best known for releasing premium-rate professional-grade software like Maya and 3Ds Max , and their “123D” free line can be seen as a simpler, beginner-friendly version of those professional programs. This guide covers how Autodesk Meshmixer can be used to intuitively sculpt designs, hollow them out, cut them apart, and combine parts together without wrecking your mesh’s internal or external geometry
Stratasys is pleased to announce the opening of the 11 th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge . Open to students worldwide, this annual 3D printing challenge invites students in Engineering, Design and Art, or Architecture to create a new product that improves how a task is accomplished or to redesign an existing product
We’ve had the pleasure of visiting several 3D print services over the years and today we’re adding another to the list: Digits to Widgets Studios. The London-based bureau is run by the eloquent Jonathan Rowley (above), who seems to find very creative ways to keep his 3D printers producing some of the most amazing prints we’ve yet seen.