Tag: 3d printing

Architects pay tribute to Calatrava by 3D printing the Turning Torso

By using BCN3D Sigma 3D printers, the team at Suntem 3D has been able to 3D print the emblematic building Turning Torso by architect Santiago Calatrava. The mock-up has been manufactured with a scale of 1/135 and measures 1 meter and 40 centimeters. Since they were students, the architects of Suntem 3D fell in love […]

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Releasing Open Source files for BCN3D Sigmax 3D printer

 Following our commitment to Open Source philosophy, we released today not only the CAD files of the BCN3D Sigmax 3D printer but all our know how. On September 25, 2017, we unveiled our newest 3D printer, the BCN3D Sigmax 3D Printer at the TCT Show. The Sigmax is a professional FFF (Fused Filament Fabrication) desktop 3D printer characterized […]

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Cognizance Technology partners with Learnbylayers for 3D Printing Curriculum

We are pleased to announce new partnership between Cognizance Technology and Learnbylayers. Learnbylayers is an international curriculum provider for 3D Printing for teachers and students. The partnership is surely an important step for us because we are aiming to grow in Education industry with 3D Printing, providing finest services to schools and universities. The partnership […]

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Accelerating stroke rehabilitation thanks to a customized 3D printed orthotic swimming fin

Two industrial designers from Barcelona have created a swimming fin to accelerate the rehabilitation of Pedro, a 16-year-old boy who suffered a stroke, which paralyzed half part of his body. Pedro is a sixteen years old guy from Barcelona who loves sports. In August 2012 he suffered a stroke, a left ganglion basal hemorrhage, which paralysed half […]

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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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