Honey-like inks lead to a new 3D printing method

Honey-like inks lead to a new 3D printing method

Research at the University of Akron, Ohio has developed a new method of 3D printing by extruding inks from a nozzle in layers and using light to simultaneously cure it. The technique is termed “ Direct-print photopolymerization for 3D printing ” and works in almost opposite way to traditional stereolithography (SLA). Direct 3D printing in […]

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Twindom launches improved Twinstant Mobile Full Body 3D Scanner

Twindom launches improved Twinstant Mobile Full Body 3D Scanner

Twindom, the 3D scanner company based in Berkeley, California, has launched an updated version of its popular 3D body scanner, the Twinstant Mobile. Perks of the upgrade include increased portability and faster setup time: the new Twinstant Mobile takes one person only 20 minutes to set up, a huge improvement on the 45-minute setup time […]

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Make your own 3D printed light-up Lego bricks

Make your own 3D printed light-up Lego bricks

DIY project site Adafruit has just released a new tutorial for 3D printing your own light-up Lego bricks. Made with tiny battery-powered LED lights, the Adafruit project is functional with any Lego-compatible brick, and offers several different colour options. And, no matter how complex your lego brick laying may become, actually using the light-up blocks […]

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Malaysia’s 3D printed mini-wonderland a whopping 17,000 square feet

Malaysia's 3D printed mini-wonderland a whopping 17,000 square feet

A team of ambitious young makers in Malaysia has completed a 17,000 square foot miniature wonderland, after 8 years of 3D printing. MinNature Malaysia can now officially count itself as Malaysia’s largest miniature exhibition. Partners Alvin Wan Cheng Huat and Chan Chee Wing had zero experience in building miniature models when they started back in […]

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This year’s Oscar statuettes 3D printed in upstate New York

This year's Oscar statuettes 3D printed in upstate New York

“And the Oscar goes to…” are the words everyone’s waiting to hear this Sunday when the 89th Academy Awards show is broadcast around the world. This Oscar season is already ramping up to be a memorable one. The past twelve months have seen a new generation of filmmakers like Barry Jenkins and Denis Villeneuve break […]

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