Additive Masterpieces: Artists and 3D Printing

Additive Masterpieces: Artists and 3D Printing
To what extent is 3D printing art? 3D-printing technology has become a useful tool for artists working in a variety of mediums and styles. In this article, we examine 3 different artists and their use of additive manufacturing in their works, and bridge (or should we say print?) the gap between AM and art.

Creativity and Zero-Waste – Lush Cosmetics and 3D printing.

Creativity and Zero-Waste – Lush Cosmetics and 3D printing.
How can the cosmetics industry benefit from 3D printing? You smell them before you see them, Lush Cosmetics, makers of Bathbombs and other zero waste self-care products have announced their investment into 3D printing technologies in 2017. In this article, we investigate the ways in which the company has benefited from 3D printing technology and how it impacts their brand.

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.

3D Printing Materials We Make

3D Printing Materials We Make
At 3D print works we have a range of filaments including PLA, ABS and alternative support filaments. With a focus on FDM 3D printing we strive to develop 3D printing materials that work for you.

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”.

National Smile Day & 3D Printing Making the World Happier… One Smile at a Time!

National Smile Day & 3D Printing Making the World Happier… One Smile at a Time!
Social platforms and instant messaging means people can communicate round the clock, with these messages often overloaded with an array Emoji’s. But where did the yellow smiley face that we all know today first capture people’s imagination?! Well in 1999 Harvey Ball created the familiar yellow smile and sought to make the world a little happier. 

3rd Year Attending TCT Exhibition

3rd Year Attending TCT Exhibition
With the 2017 TCT exhibition set to take place in Birmingham next week, preparations have been well underway. This show will mark our 3rd consecutive year in attendance and like every year the excitement has been building. his year we will be showcasing our latest innovative 3D printing filament ‘Vanish’.