Slicer Science: Layer Settings

June 2, 20219 min read

This series explores each of the numerous slicer settings available in most 3D slicing softwares. Last time we looked at the settings for controlling your extruder. This time we will look at how to control the layer settings for your…

How 3D Scanning Brought Peter Cushing’s Character Back for Rogue One

February 6, 20172 min read

Next Engine’s 3D scanner played an integral part in the recreation of deceased actors Peter Cushing for the recently released Rogue One. Using the Next Engine machine Industrial Light and…

Five Medical Applications for 3D Printing

February 6, 20172 min read

3D printing techniques continue to advance especially in regards to the medical field. Here are some of the fields that have seen recent growth from medical 3D printed applications.  1.…

What is 3D Printing? A Brief Overview

February 5, 20174 min read

Original article appears on What is 3D Printing? Are you having a hard time understanding what 3D printing is and how it can benefit your business? We’re here to help!…

Sewbo Brings ‘Sew Bots’ to Life in Next Wave of ‘Garment District’

September 17, 20164 min read

An amazing “blog” by Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly tells the following great story about “Sew Bots!’: By Ann R. Thryfy: We’ve told you recently about robots…

Picture This: A 3D Printed Camera

September 9, 20163 min read

Here’s reverse engineering: a camera developed from a photo. That’s funny, but that’s the majesty of 3D Printing capabilities. In past case studies for 3D Print Camera devo, there is…

3D Printing: The Quick and Perfect Source for Manufacturing

December 14, 20153 min read

What Is Injection Molding? Injection molding is a common manufacturing process used to create plastic parts quickly and at low cost. By injecting molten thermoplastic into a mold cavity and…

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