Month: December 2017

The Ultimate 3D Printing Dictionary

From the beginners to expert level, in this 3D printing dictionary, we gathered all the terms you need to know. You can also help us expand it even further by leaving a comment. Use Ctr+F and paste one of the terms below to search for it in our 3D printing dictionary ABS Juice ABS Slurry […]

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Improving Sara’s quality of life: A 3D printed prosthetic hand

Improving Sara’s quality of life: A 3D printed prosthetic hand When we think about quality of life, we imagine us sunbathing on a tropical beach or just taking a breathe in a relaxed atmosphere on the other side of the world. We usually think big. However, sometimes small things can absolutely change someone’s quality of […]

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Post Processing 3D Prints: Finishing Showcase Models and Prototypes

Post Processing 3D Prints: Finishing Showcase Models and Prototypes Post processing can do magic. Not only in movies but also with your 3D prints. Post processing techniques like sanding and painting allow you to make your 3D printed creations look and feel like the real thing, including color, texture, weight and function. If you use […]

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Accelerating creative process through 3D printing at IED Barcelona

Istituto Europeo di Design uses their BCN3D Sigma 3D printers for prototyping and functional testing, speeding up students creative process and turning conceptual designs into reality IED, the Istituto Europeo di Design, is an international network of schools with eleven seats worldwide specialized in training, development and research in the disciplines of Management, Fashion, Design […]

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How to Create 3D Printed PVA Molds Ready for Metal Fluid Casting

With 3D printed PVA molds you can easily cast highly detailed objects from Metal Fluid. Not every object can be cast in a traditional two-part folding mold, mostly because some details and more complex shapes couldn’t be retrieved from it. Disposable 3D printed PVA molds are a good alternative in such situations, enabling you to […]

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BORN Motor: 3D printed motorcycle parts for time and cost savings

BORN Motor customizes high-quality deconstructed motorcycles and is using 3D printing for manufacturing final parts instead of traditional processes, saving €2,000 for each motorcycle modified. Traditional processes are time-consuming, expensive for short runs of production and limits the engineers design freedom. The BCN3D Sigma is now part of the daily life at BORN Motor, empowering its engineers […]

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