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 Services and International Left-Handed Day

3D Printing Services and International Left-Handed Day
It is International Left Handers Day!  We are celebrating how the role of 3D printing services is helping lefties design a world around them.   Left-handed people make up around 10-11% of the earth’s population, that is a lot of people however it is clear to see that we live...

Table Top Games and 3D Printing

Table Top Games and 3D Printing
Table Top Games and 3D Printing 3D printing technology is increasingly being used within the realm of table top games. For example, losing a playing piece for a boardgame is a common occurrence and it can be difficult to purchase a replacement. Why not just 3D print a new one?...

Intellectual Property in 3D Printing – What Are The Legal Issues?

Intellectual Property in 3D Printing – What Are The Legal Issues?
Intellectual property (IP) rights can at times be difficult to understand. Changes to IP law happen frequently, often because of technological advances. The advent of 3D printing has introduced some interesting challenges to existing IP law. This blog explores how IP law interacts with 3D printing. 

Additive Manufacturing and The Medical Industry

Additive Manufacturing and The Medical Industry
Additive Manufacturing and The Medical Industry The medical industry is always an early adopter of new and innovative technology, and this has certainly been the case with additive manufacturing and 3D printing. Very early on in the lifecycle of additive manufacturing, surgeons were able to use the technology to foresee...

You can now download a 3D Printed Burns Statue

You can now download a 3D Printed Burns Statue
We made a 3D Printed Burns Statue for Burns Night! Freely downloadable from Myminifactory.  Find out more about what a traditional Burns Supper looks like and what we Scots do to celebrate the memory of Robert Burns.

Luxury Filament with Mica

Luxury Filament with Mica
Luxury Filament with Added Mica Our new luxury filament gives your models extra shine! The Mica Filament range is the newest in our family. We’ve added some Mica to the colours which gives your models a brighter and more luxurious finish.

Masterspool for Small Beds

Masterspool for Small Beds
Finally, a Masterspool for a small bed!  Our latest design breaks into 4 sturdy pieces which will hold the filament securely, without it unwinding.  It is designed for beds with a build size of 227 x 148mm.  When it comes to beds, size doesn't matter!

A Chocolate 3D Printer? Happy Chocolate Week!

A Chocolate 3D Printer?  Happy Chocolate Week!
A chocolate 3D printer? Finally, a yummy use of this technology. Celebrate the world of fine chocolates this October with some amazing creations straight from your imagination.  Now you can make stunning designs to eat or just admire.