3D Printing Customized Toy Halo Spartans! (Video)

I was so inspired by watching the Halo 3 ‘Believe’ Diorama (see yesterday’s blog post) that I decided to have a go at printing some Halo ‘Spartan’ soldiers for myself. The video below shows how easy it is to create a series of one…

University Study of 3D Printed Materials is Good for Industry

In August, Stratasys announced that England’s Loughborough University had completed independent studies on plastic parts created by the FDM additive manufacturing process, using ABS plastic and polycarbonate.  This may…

Creating vacuum-forming tools with Dimension 3D Printers

Thank you to our guest blogger, Nic Neath, of Formech, Inc. Dimension 3D Printing Systems have proven themselves as an efficient and cost-effective method of creating tooling for Formech’s wide range of vacuum forming machines. The combination of a Dimen…

Halo 3 Commercial Using 3D Printed Action Figures

If there's any industry that's big enough to rival Hollywood then it's the gaming industry. Following our last blog post – here is the TV commercial produced for the Halo 3 computer game. Faced with a very challenging 3 week product…

3D Printing on the Colbert Report

In a recent episode of the Colbert Report, Steven Colbert showcased a fused deposition modeling (FDM) type 3D Printer and challenged viewers to take a 3D file of his scanned head and do something with it. It was a good episode and as always humo…