To give you the best online personal 3D printing center, we’re always bringing new tools to our online interface. After the Repair Tool, Solidity Check, Cut-Away View, Batch Control for short series, Hollowing to hollow your 3D model, we’re introducing “Multipart” to easily 3D print a file that contains more than just one part.
We’ve found a terrific introductory video explaining the reasons for use of support structures when 3D printing.
Can’t make it to our meetup in Paris this weekend with Autodesk, learn to get your 3D models printed from anywhere, using this tutorial and the 123D Catch app! Getting an object from the 123D Catch App to a 3D print in your hands is relatively simple. We’ve broken it down into five easy steps to get you on your way to a 3D print of literally anything around you! Download the 123D Catch App (obviously) Plan/Take the pictures Upload to the Autodesk Servers Download/Delete Noise Upload to Sculpteo.com and 3D Print! 1. Downloading the 123D Catch App The 123D Catch app is available on three different platforms, in the App Store for iOS, in the Android Marketplace, and for PC
Could 3D printing launch a revolution for 285 million people with total or partial blindness? Many of us learn by visually browsing thousands of texts, images, and videos. Until recently, hundreds of millions of people with total or partial blindness could not access most of this information.
We first covered Jamie Wolfond ‘s work when he was still a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, stuffing plastic pellets into fireproof molds and slumping them over other objects to create his Frumpy Chair series . Now, just a few months after graduating, Wolfond has launched Good Thing , a Brooklyn-based company that takes a new approach to manufacturing by building production into the ideation phase, collaborating with designers, artists and vendors to create a seamless process for realizing new products.
Formerly owned by Google, Trimble Navigation ‘s SketchUp is a free beginner-friendly Computer Assisted Design (CAD) software that can create highly detailed, 3D printable architecture (i.e. houses), furniture (i.e.
Captured Dimensions offers 3D scans and prints at competitive prices. They use a process called photogrammetry to create 3D scans of you, your baby, or even your dog.
We’re looking at a company whose entire focus is post-processing equipment and services for 3D printing: Postprocess Technologies.
If you’ve been 3D printing you’ll be familiar with the challenge of printing overhangs. Now there’s a terrific solution that enables printing almost any shape on any 3D printer
We’re reading an interesting account of complex color 3D printing on the new 3D Systems ProJet 4500.