3d printers

Students Build Objects With Metal Using A MIG Welder And An Off-The-Shelf 3D Printer

Today in the Department of Overkill Department we present students from the University of Delft who have built a metal printer using a basic Prusa 3D printer – essentially a hobbyist printer &#8

“It’s Just So Big”

As soon as Apple announced the new, larger iPhones, cries went up, prompted by the sheer size of the new devices. Will it fit in the pocket of my skinny jeans? How will it sit in my small hands? Can i

Pour Your Pellets Into The Sculptify David For Some 3D Printing

Most home 3D printing systems use a few basic tools to build objects. First you have a build plate and an extruder. A motor pulls plastic filament through a heated nozzle and squeezes it out, slowly b

Mota $99 3D Printer: Too Good To Be True

An affordable yet high quality consumer 3D printer has turned out too good to be true, surprising no one. The 3D printer market is generally sitting in a quasi-limbo state that’s progressed b

Mota Tries Its Hand At Making A Cheaper 3D Printer That Doesn’t Churn Out Junk

3D printers are getting cheaper. The space has seen a fair few attempts to drive down the price-tag of owning an additive manufacturing machine in recent years, including the likes of the MakiBox, Pir

The $199 MOD-T Printer May Not Amaze, But It Points Towards The Future Of Home 3D Printing

When netbook prices fell below $200 around 2010, it was a big deal. This milestone meant that the race to the bottom had started, but the resulting firestorm of popularity brought about the rise of th

Mainstream 3D Printer Ownership To Build Slowly

Despite the on-going hype attached to 3D printing, and the advent of more consumer-friendly, affordable machines designed with a mainstream user in mind, consumer adoption of 3D printers is set for re

The 3D Printing Landfill Of Opportunity

There are lots of reasons to love 3D printing. It democratizes manufacturing, putting consumers in granular control of the things they own -- rather than requiring them to choose from a finite pre-mad

Building On The Solidoodle 4, A Sub-$1,000 3D Printer With Solid Hardware But Sad Software

3D printer prices are falling steadily, something that shouldn't surprise anyone familiar with the vagaries of the electronics market. What cost a few thousand last year is now hovering at less than a

Adobe Partners With MakerBot and Shapeways To Bring 3D Printing Support To Photoshop, Adds Perspective Warp Tool & Resets 30-Day Trials

Adobe today launched the latest update to its subscription-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.adobe.com/products/creativecloud.html">Creative Cloud</a> suite. While the company is updating a va

After Kickstarter, High-Res Form 1 3D Printer Maker Formlabs Bags $19M Series A To Keep Building

Formlabs, an MIT Media Labs spin-out and maker of the high resolution Form 1 3D printer -- which came up on Kickstarter (where it pulled in nearly $3 million in crowdfunding) -- has closed a $19 milli

The Much-Hyped 3D Printer Market Is Entering A New Growth Phase, Says Gartner

3D printing remains a nascent market, despite high levels of hype around the technology's potential. The latter may be a little overblown but there's no doubting the technology's trajectory. Enter ana

The $400 Deltaprintr Is A Cheap Way To Make Really Big 3D Prints

Another day, another 3D printer. This time we have a model that comes from SUNY Purchase College where they are working on a laser-cut, compact 3D printer that can make extra tall models simply by swa

Hands-On With The botObjects ProDesk3D

After months of speculation and quite a bit of skepticism, we're pleased to report that the ProDesk3D is real, it works, and it really does print in color. How, exactly, is still under question - we w

Watch This Creepy Little Robot That Can Sneak Under Your Door

Today in our continuing series entitled "Robots That Will Eventually Drink The Liquid From Your Eyeball In Your Sleep" we present the STAR.V3, a superfast, 3D-printed robot that can squeeze itself dow

eBay Is Latest To Join 3D Printing Craze With New App For Customizable Goods, eBay Exact

Ebay is hopping on the 3D printing bandwagon. This morning, the company <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.ebay.com/ebay-inc-is-getting-multi-dimensional-with-ebay-exact/">announced</a> the debut of

The New “Handmade” (Part Three)

Consumer interest in 3D printing is booming, thanks to <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/05/30/pirate3d-buccaneer-printer-will-cost-just-247-for-first-350-backers/">increasingly</a> <a href="https:

The New “Handmade”

Amid <a target="_blank" href="http://www.feld.com/wp/archives/2013/05/sources-of-depression.html">grumblings</a> of a "<a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/04/29/chris-dixon-3d-printing-will-transform

Staples Is Now Selling 3D Printers

Do you guys have any Green Day? Really? Yeah, like the early Knitting Factory stuff. Not this <em>Dookie</em> garbage. Yeah, I liked them before they sold out. What about Neutral Milk Hotel? Is the ne

The Gigabot 3D Lets You Print Things That Are Bigger Than A Few Breadboxes

Austin-based re:3D just started a <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/Kickstarter">Kickstarter</a> campaign for the Gigabot, a large-format 3D printer designed to build things on a 24x24x24 inch built