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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 [...]

4 11, 2015

Don’t 3D Print or Patent Your Invention Yet

November 4th, 2015|3D Printing, 3D Prototyping|

As a leading 3d printing services provider in Canada for almost 20 years, we can tell you with certainty that the majority of inventors start with patents and prototypes well before they should. This can be a costly mistake and easily avoided by taking the right steps at the right time.

28 10, 2015

3D Printing and NDA agreement – 5 simple tips video

October 28th, 2015|3D Printing, Tips & Tricks|

Being in 3d printing for almost 20 years, we seen a lot of NDA's and have found there are some common and simple to avoid errors when it comes to Non-Disclosure Agreements. If you have a few minutes, check out our newest post.

21 10, 2015

Back To The Future II and 3D Printing

October 21st, 2015|3D Printing|

On this day October 21, 1985 (30 years ago) Marty McFly would have thought 3d printing to be nothing but a futuristic dream.  Yet, here we are today! Although the movie was a fun look at what could be, many of the inventions either have been created or are actively being worked on. For example, [...]

20 10, 2015

3D Printing – Absolute Must Know To Start

October 20th, 2015|3D Printing, Tips & Tricks|

When it comes to 3D printing, we can thank the media for creating misleading impressions on just what 3d printing is, what it can really do and whether you need it. This video is a segment we pulled from our Inventor Mentor series, but is helpful to anyone considering 3d printing (that is anyone who [...]

19 10, 2015

Answering Invention and 3D Printing Questions on YouTube

October 19th, 2015|3D Printing, Tips & Tricks|

We are excited to share with you a new segment we'll be posting on YouTube every few weeks called Inventor Mentor, talking about invention help, 3d printing and answering your questions! Please check it out and let us know your questions.

2 09, 2015

3d printed part pumps huge amounts of water

September 2nd, 2015|3D Printing, 3D Prototyping|

We created this functioning 3d printed prototype for the Zelda Pump that was used for live testing. Created as a full scale prototype, it was tested pumping gallons of water in seconds without the use of hydro! Watch the video to see it in action.

6 07, 2015

3d Printed Lego K’Nex Tractor Fun

July 6th, 2015|3D Printing|

We recently displayed our 3d printed lego tractor at a trade show that was a big hit! We made this Lego K'nex tractor with 720 individual 3d printed pieces using our SLS technology, nylon and our own developed post colouring process for the Toronto Design and Manufacturing Show. One of our technicians and his 7 [...]

25 03, 2015

Ironman-aka Robert Downey Jr. gives 7 year old boy missing a limb a 3D printed arm!

March 25th, 2015|3D Printing|

Ok, now from the world of super cool-meets super high tech-meets super geek comes one of the greatest feel good stories ever! Alex Pring, a 7-year old boy born without a fully developed arm recently received a pretty awesome gift! A functioning 3-D Printed arm, fashioned after Ironman's suit. Central Florida students and graduates called [...]

24 12, 2014

“Unfortunately I don’t see 3D printing becoming a consumer level product anytime soon.”

December 24th, 2014|3D Printing|

This time of year often brings out the 'inventor' in people and as a result, we frequently receive inquiries about 3d printing from those with only the knowledge provided by the media and manufacturers of 3d printing machines. Often 3D printing is sold as a process that can do almost anything and that anyone can [...]