The Social Glasgow & The 3D Printed Duke of Wellington

The Social Glasgow & The 3D Printed Duke of Wellington
Over the years 3D Printworks has been privileged to work on some truly fantastic projects for a host of superb clients. This blog is a case study of one such assignment we completed for one of Glasgow’s best and most well-known restaurant and cocktail bars: The Social Glasgow.

What Impact Does Your Printing Have on the Environment?

What Impact Does Your Printing Have on the Environment?
Climate change (and how to tackle it) is becoming a global priority. As 3D printing grows in popularity, it is important to consider how this technology impacts the environment and how its utilisation affects multiple industries' carbon footprint. In this article, we investigate just how eco-friendly 3D printing can be.

Essential tools for printing in 3D

Essential tools for printing in 3D
We decided to bring to you our ‘Essential tools for printing in 3D’ so next time you can’t find that essential tool, you can remember reading this blog and say to yourself… “I should have listened”.

21st Century Libraries: 3 Reasons to Get a 3D Printer in 2017

21st Century Libraries: 3 Reasons to Get a 3D Printer in 2017

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.

Will the 3D Food Printer Become Today’s Microwave?

Will the 3D Food Printer Become Today’s Microwave?

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.

Why are Cave Paintings and 3D Printer Designs Similar?

Why are Cave Paintings and 3D Printer Designs Similar?

What do cave paintings and 3d printer designs have in common? The fact that humans have always had the urge to create and express themselves. Today, we still have the opportunity to be artistic – but there has been increasing concern that creativity is being diminished under the strain of delivering curriculum-driven results.

Will 3D Bioprinting Eliminate Animal Testing in the Future?

Will 3D Bioprinting Eliminate Animal Testing in the Future?
Will advances in 3D printing spell the end for animal testing? Last month researchers at Herriot-Watt University claimed to have made a break through in 3D bioprinting. Why is this development so important? It could spell the beginning of the end for animal testing, which has been a long debated topic of contention.