3D printing has been in the spotlight for several years now, unleashing a storm of enthusiasm but it had also attracted a great deal of scepticism. However, one thing is for sure – 3D printing technology found its way into business and education, and it’s here to stay. Today, 3D printers are cost-effective and convenient tools in manufacturing, medicine and fashion.
Recently I’ve been experimenting with 3D modelling which made me realise the importance of materials and 3D printer reliability. After all, no one wants to spend time building and perfecting a model if you can print it in its full glory.
We know that it is not always easy to get a perfectly printed 3D model. Working your way around different filament materials and 3D printers can be confusing even for experienced designers. Whether you are a 3D printing novice or an experienced maker, our tips will help you avoid common mistakes and get better 3D printing results.
Imagine the scene: it’s breakfast time in the home of the future. Dad has just finished 3D printing a customised breakfast for his son, complete with lego-shaped hash browns and eggs that resemble the faces of his favourite cartoon characters. Using the 3D scanner that is a staple app nowadays Mum scans her 3D printed breakfast, working out how many calories is in it.
This Season’s Perfect Geek Gift – A 3D Printer! Christmas is around the corner and this means only one thing – it’s time to start planning your festive shopping! Finding the perfect gift is not always easy, finding the perfect geek gift is on the verge of being truly stressful!