The Claw! Created on an Objet 3D Printer

The claw in these photos is a replica from the Creature from the Black Lagoon for Factory Entertainment, a collectibles company. The incredible detail on this 16” long life-sized fossilized hand of the Creature was sculpted by artist Tyler Ham and brought to u…

3D Printing Gets Scary for Halloween!

I found this 3D printed model as I was wandering through the machine production floor here at Objet. The designer was using the eye sockets to hold his various screw drivers, pens and pliers! As you can see, this model features a mix of 5 different colors rang…

ULTEM 9085 Now in Black

ULTEM 9085, the high-performance 3D printing thermoplastic that resists heat, flame and chemicals and has impressive mechanical strength, is now available in black. ULTEM was already pretty darn useful in its original tan color — great for aircraft inter…

Students 3D Print a Working Ukulele

This is cool: A team of RIT rapid prototyping students 3D printed a working ukulele. Their assignment was to design, build and play a musical instrument, and they picked a uke because they wanted something they could tune. To amp up the challenge, they designe…

3D Printing Helps Silgan Design Sweet Container, Save Money Doing It

When Cargill was ready to introduce a new sweetener, it wanted a package that communicated with the consumer. One that said: “Hold me. Spoon me. Display me in your home.” So it called on Silgan Plastics, which offers creative design and engineering…