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10 07, 2019

3D Printing or Rapid Prototyping? Potato/Po-taa-toe?

2019-07-10T20:34:37+00:00 July 10th, 2019|3D Printing|

3D Printing or Rapid Prototyping? For any old school engineers or fellow 3d printing cohorts that have been around the block (like myself), you may recall back in the day that today's now common term of 3D Printing (additive method for 'growing' a part layer by layer from a CAD file) was originally referred to [...]

28 05, 2019

720 Individual 3d printed K’NEX pieces built this cool digger!

2020-03-25T16:17:26+00:00 May 28th, 2019|3D Printing|

We created this cool K'NEX project for our tradeshow booth display and it was a bit hit! People actually came specifically over to our booth to take pictures and selfies with it to send off to their kids. Made using SLS and nylon12, then post coloured with our own developed process, over 720 individual pieces [...]

4 04, 2019

Our 3d printed SLS plastic Star Trek TOS communicator -cool right?!

2019-07-10T20:28:59+00:00 April 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

From the 'only because we can' category... Working at a 3d printing company certainly has its privileges! In 2016 I pre-ordered a Star Trek TOS bluetooth communicator as a gift for my husband. Instead of yet again wrapping a piece of paper with a promise, one or our techs got to work and did me [...]

27 02, 2017

3D Printing and the Oscar’s Statuettes

2020-03-25T16:17:27+00:00 February 27th, 2017|3D Printing|

With the help of 3d printing technology, Oscar statues now utilize technology to create the coveted awards with precision accuracy. In 2016 designers utilized an original 1929 Oscar statuette were originally designed by Cedric Gibbons and sculpted by George Stanley. The vintage figure was first 3d scanned to create an accurate 3d CAD file that [...]