A need to address a lack of housing for the globe’s growing population has turned up some eye-catching efforts, blending creative architecture with new, sustainable technologies . And it is increasingly looking like 3D printing could have a role to play. Italian firm Wasp is the latest to explore the potential of additive manufacturing in this area, developing a super-sized 3D printer capable of producing low-cost housing made from mud… Continue Reading Wasp’s 3D printers produce low-cost houses made from mud Section: Architecture Tags: 3D Printing , Construction , House , Maker Faire , Sustainable Related Articles: Chinese company uses 3D printing to build 10 houses in a day AeroVironment receives funding for perch-and-stare micro-UAV BATMAV System with AeroVironment’s Wasp III Micro Air Vehicle achieves full rate production The NUR Expedio Revolution mega-sized Inkjet printer IKEA-inspired MM1 looks to future-proof 3D printing Stratasys creates world’s first color multi-material 3D printer Read the rest here: Wasp’s 3D printers produce low-cost houses made from mud All Recipes Free
The rise of 3D Printing has undoubtedly led to a number of unusual art projects however a recent project by artist Diemut Strebe is perhaps the most unusual to date. A physical manifestation of Theseus’ paradox, wherein the ancient Greek hero was asked if a ship would remain the same if all its individual parts were replaced with new ones.
Are you in a business faced with a transition to 3D printing technology? There’s a course for that.
The technology for 3-D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, has existed in some form since the 1980s.
It’s been a great year for 3D Printing shows for i.materialise. Time spent at the Maker Faire in San Mateo , a trip to the World Maker Faire New York , a stop at the 3D Printshow in London , with a brief layover at the Maker Faire Detroit
We’ve found a terrific introductory video explaining the reasons for use of support structures when 3D printing.
Following up on our report on 3D printing safety , we’ve been tipped to a safety device dedicated to 3D printers: the Smoke Signal.
WHYcase demonstrated the true power of 3D printing by creating a brand new manufactured product in only 7 days.
At MakerBot, we’re working hard to provide expert, friendly customer support to all of our customers around the world. As we’ve grown, so have the challenges of providing world-class support to our customers who are pushing the limits of 3D printing in over 100 countries.
A big thank you to all the attendees who visited Materialise headquarters in Leuven last Friday. It was another exciting and successful meet-up! If you couldn’t make it this time, there’s still one more chance to join us at an i.materialise meet-up this year