Home Source: Manchester Evening News The One Off is a multi-discipline agency, specialising in Advertising, Branding, Digital, Social Media, Interior Design and Architecture. The One Off secured a prestigious contract to help Sports Direct launch their third flagship store in the Arndale Centre, Manchester. This project is important to Sports Direct as they look to […]
Looking for a way to save money when using a 3D printing service? Check out these five simple tips to make your 3D printing process more affordable.
3D printing houses seems a thing of the future, however, they are now a practical reality. With countries all around the world now adapting this new and innovative method of…
A patient at Skåne University Hospital successfully received the first medical 3D printed implant. Using FDM (Fused Deposition Modelling), implants are 3D…
Heroforge characters are typically exported out at 30mm height and 1” base diameter when downloaded from the app. This is sometimes okay for some 3D printing technologies; however, some small details and complex geometry may not translate well on a small scale.
We recommend scaling the model to a larger size to improve the level of surface detail. As different 3D printing technologies have various constraints & minimum design requirements. Check out our design guide for more information.
3D printing is an emerging technology that has many benefits. It can help reduce waste and save costs without sacrificing quality! When it comes to mass production, 3d printers can customise products for each customer. This makes much sense in a world where customisation seems more critical than ever.
When exporting your 3D files, you can change the resolution by altering the tolerance in your CAD software. If you’re unsure, select the ‘high’ preset, as this is the safest option for generating a suitable file for 3D printing. Each CAD software package had a different way of specifying the 3D file resolution. However, most use two main parameters: chord height and angle.
The chord height is important when defining the export settings for your 3D file. This parameter is the maximum distance that your software will allow between the surface of the original 3D model and the surface of the exported file.
Head image credit: Adriaan de Groot On the 15th July 2021, the worlds first metal 3D printed bridge designed by Joris Laarman opened to the public. Installed over the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal in Amsterdam, Netherlands this 12 metre-long structure sits in one of the oldest districts of the city. The team behind building this engineering […]
Formlabs have just released their new addition to their portfolio of printers, the Formlabs Fuse 1 SLS 3D printer, branded as the world’s first benchtop industrial Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printer. After years of teasers and constant pushbacks, on 26th January 2021, they announced to the world that their newest addition would be shipping almost immediately […]
An in-depth guide to 3D printing protective face shields – helping to combat the effects of COVID-19. A lot of 3D printing service bureaus will be seeing a steep decline in new B2B enquiries due to business shutdowns. Should this stop you maximising your printing capabilities? No! Using the files in the link provided we […]