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...]

Incredible Art & Design - Using Objet Connex 3D Printers!

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Named as one of the "top 20 most influential architects to shape our future", Neri Oxman is a Professor of Media, Arts and Sciences at the MIT Media Lab where she directs the Mediated Matter research group. Her group explores how digital design and fabrication technologies mediate between material a … [Read more...]

Testing a 3D Printed Bat - in Objet ABS-like Digital Material

In this week's video blog we test out a 3D printed baseball bat, created on the Objet Connex500 multi-material 3D printer in the very popular ABS-like Digital Material. Classic baseball bats are made of 50 year old Pennsylvanian northern white ash - a wood that's hard, strong and durable. … [Read more...]

Inside Microsoft's 3D Printing Model Shop!

  Microsoft's user experience designer, Karsten Aagaard shows Joshua Topolsky around Microsoft's very cool product prototyping lab. In this video you can see a total of 3 Objet 3D printers (2 Objet Eden's and a brand new Objet Connex500) that are being used to rapidly prototype the next gener … [Read more...]

Can you Read the Tiny Writing on these 3D Printed Steering Wheels?

  This week's video blog highlights the unique power of multi-material inkjet-based 3D printing. These racing car steering wheels feature rubber-like over-molded hand grips and some really tiny 3D printed writing that remains true and concise even when reduced to miniscule proportions! Als … [Read more...]

What is 3D printing and additive manufacturing?

Michael Neil over at growit3d.com posts a great video explaining the principles of 3D printing by contrasting well-known 'subtractive' manufacturing processes such as milling with 3D printing, which is an 'additive' manufacturing process. The machine he's demonstrating is the Objet Connex500 multi-m … [Read more...]