May 2015

  1. How old is 3D Printing?

    When asked "How Old is 3D Printing?" many people think of 3D Printing as a brand new technology, and when asked to put a number on its age they will say "3 years old, maybe 5". That answer has got a lot to do with two things: The Worldwide Recession Accessibility Ask the same question of FaceBook: i.e. How old...
  2. ABS or PLA Filament? What's the Difference?

    You may be wondering what's the difference between ABS or PLA for 3D Printing. It is important to note that ABS for hobbyist 3D Printers is a formulation, not True ABS. In order to 3D Print with True ABS, a heated chamber on the 3D Printer is required. 3D Printers with heated beds, only assist with the first few layers of a...
  3. Location of 3D Printers

    Considering acquisition or use of 3D Printers? Then you must also consider the location of 3D Printers in the organisation which is important for your 3D Print output usage  and internal and external support. 3D printing is fast moving innovative and exiting place with many newcomers to the market and a buyer can feel a little perplexed about what to buy. With...
  4. Choosing a 3D Printer

    Choosing a 3D Printer What should you consider when choosing a 3D Printer? The world of 3D printing at Desktop level a new and exciting place with many newcomers to the market and  we know that buyers can feel a little perplexed and wonder which way to turn. With our buying guide for the things to consider, you should be well on...
  5. 3D Jargon Buster

    One of the barriers to embracing a technology is the Jargon and 3D printing, like any complex activity, is awash with buzzwords, technical terms and impenetrable jargon. This guide was written to help you to navigate through the 3D keyword minefield. 3D scanner Any of several processes whereby photographic processes are used to capture a 3D model from a solid object...

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