This blogpost will walk you through a brief history of 3D printing and will introduce you to the major names and events that made their mark on the field. Given that 3D printing is still a growing and developing industry, it’s hard to imagine it’s been around for over 40 years! To be...
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.
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.
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.
The customization capabilities of 3D printing in sport make this an attractive form of manufacturing, one which allows athletes from a variety of sports to solve problems and challenges they face.
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.
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”.
We decided to celebrate this wonderful bear using 3D printing technology on national Winnie the Pooh day.
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.