Carbon3D

Carbon3D unveiled last week at the TED conference. On stage, their demonstration unit that printed a meshy ball structure in about 6 minutes. This print would have taken my home printer maybe 2–3 hours, and an industry printer even longer. Essentially, Carbon3D prints 25–100x faster than current 3D…

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Life in Low Resolution

It seems like there are more and more designs in low resolution. Maybe I am just pay more attention to low resolution (or low poly) 3D objects because I work in 3D printing. There is something beautiful in the minimalism of low poly objects. It’s weirdly alien, but organic…

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What It's Like to Build a 3D Printer

Most 3d printers are still hand assembled. The hands might belong to factory workers, or oftentimes, they belong to the end user. Most 3d printer companies sells kits that you then assemble. I’ve actually never done this before, so I found this video quite amusing. It’s a timelaspe…

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