We are currently at the start of the fourth industrial revolution, and with that comes the development of new materials for designers and developers to work with. With the realization of our now global minds that plastic has been a great leap for man’s desires, but an incredible burden for the natural environment, we have to start searching for alternatives. Changing the materials we use … Continue reading Materials of the Next Industrial Revolution – An Updated Guide
Creating 3D printed food contact items was a myth that is now turning into reality. More and more materials are being developed and approved as food safe. This is a guide towards food safe products for various 3D printing technologies. Food safe, what does it mean? 3D Printing enthusiasts and professionals are concerned with possible inhalation of the fumes released during the 3D printing process … Continue reading 3D Prints Enter the Kitchen – A Guide for Food-Safe 3D Printing
Products are becoming increasingly smart. More and more technology is being integrated, such as sensors, so that a device and therefore its producer can learn all about you and potentially use the data to influence you. Of course there has to be a point to this for you as consumer, plus you want to stay in control over your data and behavior. That is why … Continue reading So What Makes Smart Products Smart?
3D printing offers the opportunity to create shoes in a largely automated way, in a more cost-effective way for limited series of 100-400 pairs of each size, and custom-made for each wearer improving aesthetics and comfort. We are investigating the possibilities of constructing a modern shoe entirely through 3D printing techniques. Continue reading The 3D Printing Footwear Take-Over
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The previous article, “3D PRINTING: WHAT IS IT ACTUALLY GOOD FOR?” advised you about how to enable 3D printing to start projects and businesses. This next article is about choosing a 3D printer and getting it up and running. There are now hundreds of brands on the market, quality varies dramatically and installations are not a simple matter of plug-n-play. There are only a few printer … Continue reading Getting On the Move with a 3D Printer
We are in the middle of a 3D printing hype, with technologies, materials and platforms becoming more and more accessible and affordable in order to spread the technology into studios, offices, schools and homes all around the globe. As appealing as it may seem to invest in a 3D printer, now is the time to take a critical look at 3D printing and evaluate what … Continue reading 3D Printing: What is it actually good for?