This video from 3DJAKE is a work of art!
3D Printed Rocket Company Rocket Labs Goes Public Through SPAC
If you’ve watched a moment of the financial news channel CNBC in the last year you know what a SPAC is. SPAC stands for (Special Purpose Acquisition Company) and are often referred to as a “blank check company”. In Q2 of this year Rocket Labs, a rocket company known for its use of 3D printing, will go public through a SPAC.Continue reading
3D Printing the Mars Perseverance Rover
Were you like me and glued to your computer for the “7 minutes of terror” landing of the Mars rover Perseverance on February 18th? Engineering things like a supersonic parachute, sky crane and an onboard helicopter to work remotely after a journey of millions of miles is mind boggling. However, 3D printing is on Mars too! You can read in a NASA article about how there are 11 3D printed parts on the rover.Continue reading
Visiting Construction of the First Freeform 3D Printed Building Facade @TVFCU Chattanooga Utilizing Branch Technology’s C-Fab® Process
This past weekend I visited TVFCU’s new Southside Branch, located at 125 West 20th Street in Chattanooga which is about an hour from my home. This financial building represents the the first-ever 3D-printed building façade and uses a a patented 3D printing process called Cellular Fabrication (C-Fab®) by Branch Technology also of Chattanooga.Continue reading
3D Printing and Fireworks! Wetzel Pyrotechnics is a Pioneer in the Field
Watching the Inauguration Day events I was blown away by the fireworks. The ABC news video has some cool stats about it, but essentially the sky over DC was on fire for 5 minutes. I’m a fireworks junkie and am known for my annual display attended by family and friends, so the fact that the folks at Wetzel Pyrotechnics are using 3D printing with fireworks has me thrilled.
Amy Elliott (@Amytheengineer) is an Amazing 3D Printing Follow
Influencers are important and Amy Elliott is tons of fun to follow if you love 3D printing and science in general. I first saw Amy on the show Outrageous Acts of Science and then was thrilled to see she was a scientist working on 3D printing just up the road at ORNL (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) up in TN.
3D Printing of Explosives?
Any new technology always seems to find its way into military uses. There are tons of uses of 3D printing for military machinery parts, but there are also potential applications in the munitions themselves. You may be familiar with shape charges,
A 3D Printed Bra from Arí van Twillert may be the next evolution of lingerie
We’ve chatted about 3D printed clothing in the past from dresses to a bikini, but could it soon extend to lingerie? There have been one-offs by places like Victoria’s Secret, but it appears it could now go mainstream. Could this be the next evolution of the bra?Continue reading
A Lost Year For 3D Printing Education? Hopefully Museums like @MODATL will be open soon.
One of the first places people often encounter 3D printing is a place like MODA Atlanta (Museum of Design) and one of their great events. Continue reading
Make a 3D Printed Replica of yourself with Doob
Have you ever wanted to have your own action figure? Maybe you have an ego big enough to give a mini version of yourself to your significant other? With Doob you simply get scanned in a “doob-licator” and a couple weeks later your your doob is delivered! They appear closed for Covid, but hopefully will reopen soon.