In the previous installment of Prototypes that Last, we investigated several simple, powerful ways of predicting and improving the load limits of the parts you make. That’s pretty cool, but...
Michal Zalewski | Thursday June 13th, 2013 8:00 AM
Categories: Workshop, Machining | 8 Comments
In partnership with NASA, Made in Space, Inc. recently announced that they'll be sending one of their custom 3D printers to the International Space Station in August of 2014. The...
Eric Weinhoffer | Thursday June 6th, 2013 9:00 AM
Categories: 3D Printing | 6 Comments
MIT researcher Skylar Tibbits recently revealed some of his fascinating work in the field of self-assembling structures, coined "4D Printing". The four dimensions in question here aren't all spacial --...
Eric Weinhoffer | Wednesday June 5th, 2013 11:00 PM
Categories: 3D Printing | No Comments
Last summer a student organization based out of the University of Washington, WOOF (Washington Open Object Fabricators), successfully created the world's first 3D Printed Boat. The boat was printed on...
Eric Weinhoffer | Thursday May 30th, 2013 6:00 AM
Categories: 3D Printing | 5 Comments
Mechanical Engineer Jeff Landrum examines the future of 3D Printing and how the recent rapid developments in the industry could lead to a new "killer product". There's a countless number...
Jeff Landrum | Thursday May 16th, 2013 6:00 AM
Categories: 3D Printing | 9 Comments
Why pay more for colored prints when you can use off-the-shelf dyes to make them any color you want? Atlanta-based designer Colleen Jordan walks us through the simple process of...
Colleen Jordan | Thursday May 9th, 2013 6:00 AM
Categories: 3D Printing | 3 Comments
Plastics are not just ubiquitous, but extremely versatile: some of them are incredibly stretchy, while some are hard as nails; some are crystal clear, and others come in all colors...
Michal Zalewski | Thursday May 2nd, 2013 7:00 AM
Categories: Machining | 36 Comments