Category: Materials

SLA 3D printing. High resolution at it’s best.

SLA printing uses technology inspired by the “metal man” in the Terminator movies. Focused UV light hardens the resin from a pool. The object is then drawn from the resin. It has been an 18 month wait for this new

3D Printing from Nylon

3D printing from Nylon

Nylon is the new material currently being used in 3D printing. The most recognised product in this category is Taluman Nylon 618 – a very versatile printing material. Nylon does not require a heated bed, has low warp, and cooling

PLA vs. ABS Material, What Is The Difference?

ABS vs PLA material - what is the difference

You’ve got a 3D Printer, or you’re looking to buy a 3D Printer and each one seems to indicate it prints in either ABS, PLA, or both. So you find yourself wanting to know, what is the difference between ABS

Bald Eagle Gets 3D Printed Beak Prosthesis

3d printed beak of bald eagle - model design

This is the story of Beauty and her 3D printed prosthetic beak. Beauty is an American bald eagle that got shot in the head by a poacher and consequently lost the top half of her beak. Now, if you are

3D-Printed Casts

healing broken bones - 3D printed cast

Breaking a bone is unpleasant all around — and having to wear a smelly, clunky plaster cast is like getting kicked when you’re down. At least, that’s how Jake Evill felt after breaking his hand. Evill, a recent graduate of

What is 3D Printing and How Does it Work?

what is 3D printing and how it works

The 3D printing technology is used for both prototyping and distributed manufacturing with applications in architecture, construction, industrial design, automotive, aerospace, military, engineering, civil engineering, dental and medical industries, biotech (human tissue replacement), fashion, footwear, jewellery, geographic information systems, food, and many other fields.