7 Things That are Illegal to Print 3D

7 Things That are Illegal to Print 3D

3D printing has revolutionised the world through simplifying manufacturing, democratising production, customising products, and creating jobs.  However, as with any new technology, people have discovered ways to beat the law. The problem is that the legislation in 3D printing is pretty lax. If you didn’t know, here are seven items that you are prohibited to…

Why You Should Build Prototypes with 3D Printing

Why You Should Build Prototypes with 3D Printing

If you’ve ever wished to see that new product or invention being fully realised, you’re now able to thanks to 3D printing.  A prototype is a physical representation of a product, invention, or an idea.  When starting out, the manufacturing process can be a bit intimidating and unfamiliar. However, you shouldn’t give up as the…

How 3D Printing is changing the Medical Industry

How 3D Printing is changing the Medical Industry

How 3D Printing is changing the Medical Industry Additive manufacturing, also popularly known as 3D printing has been in existence since 1984. However, it’s not until recent advances in technology that people have begun to realize the benefits of 3D printing. Today, you can now get 3D –printed pens. 3D-printed jewelry, shoes, and even vehicles.…

3D Printing Lowers Costs for Everyone

3D Printing Lowers Costs for Everyone

Many engineers and product developers are coming around to appreciate the benefits that come with 3D printing over the traditional product design models. Also, additive manufacturing procedures such as filament based fused deposition modeling, laser curing and powder bed fusion machines also make low volume production cost efficient. There is a significant potential for cost…

Why Creatives and Designers are excited about 3D Printing 

Why Creatives and Designers are excited about 3D Printing 

The progress in technology has made it possible to produce three-dimensional objects for several applications and also for fun. It is used in automotive industry, healthcare, packaging, and in product development among other areas. Creatives and designs are some of the groups that have experienced the benefits of this technology. Most of their work involves…