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11 01, 2017

Top 3 Reasons Why 3D Printing Isn’t Mars Worthy (yet)

January 11th, 2017|3D Printing|

The other day a colleague of mine came into the office talking about a Doctor he saw on a morning TV show singing the praises of creating 3d printed medical devices and products that could in future be made in space (or possibly on Mars) which got us once again on a rant. While 3d [...]

4 01, 2017

If you want an ABS 3D printed part, don’t get it in ABS

January 4th, 2017|3D Printing|

Let me start off with Happy New Year wishes to all! 2017 actually marks our 21st year offering 3d printing services in Canada! Back in the day, we started with one FDM 3d printer (the extruding kind) using primarily ABS and had to inform potential customers why and how rapid prototyping could benefit there development [...]

25 11, 2016

3D Printed Remote Control Stephen Hawking-Big Bang Theory

November 25th, 2016|3D Printing, 3D Prototyping, Invention Help|

In a most recent episode of The Big Bang Theory (S10,E09), Howard hauls out a miniature remote control toy he made of Stephen Hawking. Although his wife and friends tried to convince him in was in poor taste, in the end Stephen Hawking (guest staring on the show) said how he would love to see [...]

12 07, 2016

Better 3D printed parts, see how we stack up

July 12th, 2016|3D Printing, 3D Prototyping, Reviews / Testimonials|

Even though we've been in the 3d printing business for 20 years, I NEVER get tired of hearing how much better our SLS nylon prototypes are than our competition! Last week we received a message from a recent customer that was using a well-known large 3d printing company before finding our services and here's what [...]

7 07, 2016

3D Printed Star Trek Communicator vs. Bluetooth final product

July 7th, 2016|3D Printing, 3D Prototyping|

Star Trek fans rejoice, as after much anticipation the Bluetooth Star Trek Communicator has arrived! Here's the story... Just before Christmas I pre-ordered the new Star Trek Bluetooth communicator as a gift and needed to wrap something in place (as a photo is kinda lame). Being in the 3d printing business, I approached one of [...]

10 05, 2016

Interchangeable Shoe Heels and 3D Printing

May 10th, 2016|3D Printing, Inventions|

3D Printing Perfect for Interchangeable Shoe Heel Innovation While visiting a unique Toronto women's shoe store where the heels are interchangeable (yes, the heels can be changed), it occurred to me how fantastic our 3d printing in nylon would have been in this development process as our 3d printed heels could actually be used like [...]

25 04, 2016

Things you need to know about Rapid Prototyping – Video Interview

April 25th, 2016|3D Printing|

  Video Transcript BNN Interviewer: Well, the most frequently used real world applications of 3D technology may not be quite as exciting as a 3D printed car. In fact, 3D printers have been used to produce industrial prototypes for a long time. They're fast, cheap and designer-friendly. Manufacturers can more easily test them [...]

4 04, 2016

ABS 3D Printed Part Needed? Maybe Not

April 4th, 2016|3D Printing|

ABS 3D Printed Part Each week we speak with customers interested in an ABS 3D printed part. Often what they think they need for an ABS part, is not actually what they really need. It happens frequently enough that we've now included a page on our website to help customers understand what they may actually [...]

2 03, 2016

3D Printing Services Boldly Celebrates 20 Years

March 2nd, 2016|3D Printing, 3D Prototyping, Events|

3D Prototype Design, 3d printing services since 1996 Even though much of the world is just now learning about 3d printing, this year marks 3D Prototype Design Inc.'s 20th anniversary offering 3d printing services and beyond! We’d like to sincerely thank you and all of our great customers who count on us for all [...]

19 11, 2015

Going the invention DIY is like learning how to use Adwords

November 19th, 2015|3D Printing|

3D Printing and working on an invention can take you all over the map, so why not find something that can give you invention help and clear directions? This segment I'm sharing my recent experience and frustrations trying to pursue something new with the 'trial and error' method which many inventors can relate to. Video [...]