A Revolving 3D Printed Ferris Wheel (Video)

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It never ceases to amaze people that you can actually grow things like this Ferris Wheel, from nothing, with all the moving parts already assembled together - and simply take it out of the 3D printer, give it a wash and start using it! This little baby was created on the Objet Connex500 multi-mat[Read more...]

A Close Up Look at the Objet1000 - Euromold 2012

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This clip was taken just a few hours ago at Objet's booth at Euromold 2012. Read more about the Objet1000 here. Enjoy!   … [Read more...]

Objet Launches Largest Ever 3D Printer - Objet1000! (Video)

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We're live blogging from Euromold 2012, where Objet have today released their largest-ever 3D printer - the Objet1000. This system features a 1000 x 800 x 500 mm build volume - this is an astonishing 10 times the build volume of the next largest system from the company - the Objet Connex500. [Read more...]

Microsoft Surface New Design Benefits from 3D Printing

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There's a nice article over on the Verge today by David Pierce that takes an inside look at how Microsoft's new tablet PC - the Surface, was created. What strikes me as unusual is the openness in which companies like Microsoft are now talking about 3D printing. In the past 3D printing was considered … [Read more...]

3D Printing Some Unique iPhone Covers! (Video)

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Not only was today's video blog post filmed on my smart phone - it also features some unique smart phone cases, designed by Danny Tasmakis and all 3D printed on the Objet Connex system! Check out the tiny inter-locking gear wheels - a testament to the magic of 3D printing and the fine detail accurac … [Read more...]

Turning Computer Animated Characters into Reality using 3D Printing

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As we spoke about in this previous blog post, there remain a number of technological gaps between what we know as 3D content and 3D printing. Computer animation is one such area. The video above shows how articulated deformable characters from computer animation can be transformed into real 3D print … [Read more...]

18 Prototypes of the Human Body - A Look at Neri Oxman's Incredible 3D Printed Works

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This past May, I was fortunate enough to see up close Architect and MIT Professor Neri Oxman's exhibit entitled 'Imaginary Beings, Mythologies of the Not Yet' at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.  Her exhibit, which features 18 prototypes of the human body, were all created on the Objet Connex multi-mat[Read more...]

Incredible 3D Printed Octopod Underwater Vehicle

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Octopod Created on the Objet Connex Multi-Material 3D Printer Octopod – Featuring Rubber-like and Rigid Material Combinations This has to be one of the most incredibly lovingly-detailed 3D printed models I have ever seen! These pictures show a 3D printed mechanical octopus vehi … [Read more...]

3D Printing Explained in 37 Seconds!

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We just put this short video together to visually explain 3D printing. We managed to get it down to 37 seconds - using minimal text explanations. It spans the typical product design process starting from the initial product concept or idea that a designer would sketch on paper, to the CAD design … [Read more...]

From Concept to Flying Disk in One Day

3D Printed Flying Disk in Multiple Digital Materials Printed on Objet Connex

Eric Doremus Today’s guest blog post comes from Eric Doremus, a civil engineering student at Roger Williams Univesity, and summer intern at R&D Technologies. R&D Technologies is a Rhode Island-based reseller of Objet’s complete line of 3D printing systems and is also a 3D prototyping serv … [Read more...]