Monthly Archives: March 2015

Seven Reasons Businesses Prefer Using 3D Printing for Production

You’ve probably heard. Many companies have switched over from traditional manufacturing, thrilled about the way 3D printing has streamlined their production processes. But those who are still warming up to 3D printing may have their reservations about how it can be used for end-use parts. Are the materials strong enough to create a durable part? […]

3D Printing with Nylon: Why we love it, and you should too

As many of you may already know, nylon is a thermoplastic. If you’re 3D printing with nylon materials, you’re either using a powder that hardens into durable plastic when melted by a laser, or you’re using a plastic filament that’s extruded through a nozzle. Nylon has unique properties that make it a preferable material to print […]

3D Printing Takes the Stage: How 3D printing is used today in theater & movies

Every day, it seems a new industry is experimenting with 3D printing, whether it’s to save time and money, or to simply have fun pushing the limits with a new technology. We’ve seen 3D printing in architecture, both in architectural models and in real world building applications. We’ve seen 3D printed prosthetics and medical innovations, […]