Matthew Wellington

Thingiverse: A Thriving Community for 3D Printable Designs

May 2, 2014

Thingiverse is the largest 3D printing community in the world. Basically it is an online community made up of 3D enthusiasts that gives you access to thousands of 3D printable designs. If you like MakerBot 3D printers and devices, you probably will find MakerBot’s Thingiverse community to be a cool and fun place where you […]

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Filabot: A Waste Plastic to Filament Recycling Machine

April 21, 2014

Are you finding that buying 3D printing filaments is a cost you’d rather do without? Purchasing filaments for your home’s 3D printing machine might not really seem expensive for occasional users. However, if you are a big fan of creating objects using your 3D printer, you will sooner or later discover that constantly having to […]

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The RepRap: A Printer That Can Almost Print Itself

March 29, 2014

Ever since the 3D printing technology was developed, we’ve seen it achieve all sorts of amazing things. Additive manufacturing has been used to make Body Parts, Prosthetics, Clothes, Guns and amazingly; even food (Pizza, Chocolate and Sugar). Have you ever found yourself wondering what else the technology can do? Well with the recent advancements of the RepRap […]

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How Does Selective Laser Sintering Work?

March 11, 2014

Just like the Stereolithography (SLA) technology, Selective Laser Sintering is an additive manufacturing technique which can be used to turn digital CAD designs into 3-Dimensional objects. The printing process in Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) is however not quite the same as that used in Stereolithography. In SLA, an ultraviolet curable photopolyme resin is used instead […]

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Why Hasn’t Additive Manufacturing Become Mainstream?

February 23, 2014

Although many people hadn’t known about additive manufacturing until recently, it is not really a new technology in the market. In fact over the past couple of years, additive manufacturing has been used to Create a Number of Startling Objects that have managed to make it reasonably popular. On top of that its contribution in important fields […]

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Amazing 3D Printers at the CES 2014 in Las Vegas

February 12, 2014

January 7th to 10th 2014 marked a special few days in the electronics’ world as these were the days when the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for 2014 was held. The show was held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Normally the Consumer Electronics Show has always been the event many people long to go to in […]

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