29 Apr 2019
Apr 29 2019

For enthusiastic beginners and specialist in the universal 3D printing community, there are lots of great printing tools available on the internet. You may be interested in sharing producing, downloading, purchasing, or selling 3D printable versions. Perhaps you’re looking to discuss emerging technologies with manufacturers, or have your product prototype 3D printed from a local hub.

Below, you’ll get a collection of the best 3D printing sites, marketplaces and model repositories websites that offer free 3D printer versions to download. Each lets you navigate a wide variety of 3D printing layouts to print at home. Again beginners or advanced level should find resources they can use.

Some of those sites also incorporate storefronts for marketing 3D printing designs. So if you are a 3D modeler and fancy making some …

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11 Aug 2018
Aug 11 2018

3D printing is a process through which one can convert digital files/models into three-dimensional physical objects. 3D printers do this by joining successive layers of material. Because of this, some people also refer to 3D printing as additive manufacturing.

While many people think of 3D printing as a new technology, its history dates back to the early 1980s. Nonetheless, the popularity of 3D printing is rising. In 2013 for example, analysts estimated that the global 3D industry was worth $3.07 billion. By 2016, the value of the global 3D printing industry had grown to an estimated $7.9 billion. Analysts project that by 2022, the 3D printing industry may be worth $33.58 billion.

Today, one of the areas in which 3D printing is making a mark is education; from primary to …

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11 Jul 2017
Jul 11 2017

The world of 3D printing has expanded beyond the expectations of many in recent years. It doesn’t seem that long ago that major companies and academic institutions were the only ones with the resources and money for these printers invented by Charles “Chuck” Hull.

Even then, they were large 3D printing machines with slow processes and models that were a little rough around the edges. It didn’t take long before these devices hit the mainstream and became accessible, commercial devices for the home.

Now anyone can have a go at printing objects for sale, pieces of art and pieces of equipment. The trouble is that not everyone knows how. There is still a lot to understand and master for the perfect design and result. That is where the best resources …

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9 Sep 2016
Sep 9 2016

The Following Are Links To 3D Printing Resources Related To K12 Education Programs

www.tinkercad.comTinkercard is a simple, online 3D design and 3D app for everyone. It can be used by teachers, students, and hobbyists to make various models.

www.solidworks.comSolidworks is a solid modeling CAD programs that run on MS Windows. This software is suitable for engineers, designers and other technology professionals interested in using 3D for their designs.

www.sketchup.comSketchup is a perfect mix of simplicity and functionality. It has a relatively user-friendly interface suitable for intermediate users who want to 3D print models.

www.123dapp.com – 123D is a free, simple and yet powerful 3D printing resource that can support most 3D printers.

www.blokify.comBlokify is a 3D printing app that enables children to …

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