3ders.org – GE Aviation receives FAA approval to install 3D printed bracket on GEnx commercial airline engines

Nov 5, 2018 | By Thomas GE Additive and GE Aviation have announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given ‘change in design’ approval to replace a conventionally manufactured power door opening system (PDOS) bracket, used on GE Aviation’s GEnx-2B commercial airline engines that power the Boeing 747-8, with an additively manufactured bracket. FAA …

Make Order Management a Breeze with Shopify Integration

It’s that time of year again. Colorful leaves and pumpkin-spiced drinks can only mean one thing – the holiday season is just around the corner. To be more specific, we are only 36 days away from Black Friday! If you plan to or are already selling 3D products, it’s time to prepare your business for …

A New Test From Autodesk and Kickstarter « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!

Kickstarter has announced, in collaboration with Autodesk are addressing a challenge that Kickstarter creators and backers face: lack of a common standard to assess the performance of FDM 3D printers. (Fused Deposition Modeling is the standard layer-by-layer process that you’ve probably seen even if you’ve only encountered a few 3D printers.) Kickstarter, with generous help …

Weekend Project: 3D Print a Bloody or Stitched Neck for Your Halloween Costume

Add some fright to your spine-chilling costume with this collection of Halloween-themed 3D printed jewelry, which includes a stitched neck and dripping bloody neck.  Do you need to add some extra dread to your undead aesthetic? One Instructables user who goes by the name of Penolopy Bulnick has recently shared a collection of 3D printed …

Researchers develop 3D printed interfaces for enhanced signaling in neurological devices

A team of Chinese and Taiwanese researchers from such institutes as Zhejiang University (ZJU), Taipei Medical University, and National Central University (NCU) have used Aerosol Jet Printing (AJP) to develop 3D nanostructural coatings that enhance signaling in 3D printed neurological devices. The research paper, published in Advanced Materials explains, “Over the past two decades, prosthetic devices …

RepRap Unveils L280 Liquid AM Production-Ready Printer

November 5, 2018 German RepRap has been active in pushing for the advancement of liquid additive manufacturing for quite a while now. With the launch of the L280, they appear to have cracked the code on making LAM a production-ready process. The company is looking to position the technology as a means of making parts …

3ders.org – German RepRap introduces L280, first Liquid Additive Manufacturing (LAM) production-ready 3D printer

Nov 5, 2018 | By Thomas German RepRap has introduced its first Liquid Additive Manufacturing (LAM) production-ready 3D printer, the L280. Not just any 3D printing company, RepRap has been carving a sizeable niche for itself for some time now in Liquid Additive Manufacturing (LAM) technology. Founded in 2010 as a straightforward business-to-consumer (B2C) provider, …

Coming Soon: How To Ready Your Shop for the Holiday Season

We know that many businesses have already started selling to holiday shoppers. Based on a survey to our shop owners this past summer, 55% reported that they receive the highest volume of orders during the pre-holiday shopping season, from October through December. And 95% of shop owners said that most of their orders come from …

Hourglass Lamp With Animated Light « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!

This great project was sent in by Emil on the blog The Practical Engineer: In this weeks video I’m making an hourglass lamp with light effects that simulate the falling sand when you turn the lamp upside down. Another cool feature I build into it is the on / off switch, this is hidden inside …

Become Your Own Material Maker with the Felfil Evo Filament Extruder

The Felfil Evo is an open-source 3D printer plastic extruder machine that allows you to create customized 3D printing filament from the comfort of your own home. Make your own materials from plastic pellets, flawed or old 3D prints, or plastic waste.  With all of the brands and formulations crowding the 3D printing market, finding …