3D Printing Trends That Will Shape Our Future in 2018 – 2019: Takeaways & Statistics from 27 Different Studies 3D Printing has been on quite a ride so far in the last decade, but here we are; 2018, a year where the 3D printing industry is exploding, to say the least, and where the technology seems like it’s finally catching up to its full potential. Although there will always be detractors and unfulfilled hype whenever

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How to Get a Prototype Made for a Kickstarter Campaign We love showcasing our client’s products, especially when they have really great ideas! So in this blog post we’re going to show you one of the latest products we’ve prototyped as part of a kickstarted campaign (go and check out the kickstarter here, they would love your support!). If you have ever wondered how to get a prototype made for a kickstarter campaign, and what

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Domestic vs foreign manufacturing   If you have plans for mass producing, there are many strategies you should inform yourself about beforehand. A lot of segments influence this industry and one of the main decisions when it comes to manufacturing is based on the location of your investment. Both domestic and foreign manufacturing have their pros and cons, so taking advantages of valuable information and avoiding sources that can cause you unnecessary expenses will surely

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Types of Manufacturing Industry   Manufacturing represents the production of goods in large quantities. This process involves converting raw materials into consumable products. It plays a huge role in modern society, since a wide variety of industries are involved in the process of manufacturing. This method is beneficial not only from the business point of view, but for social reasons also. It connects different cultures and customs introducing them to each other through products such

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Examples of Mass-Produced Products   America’s industrial revolution gave a rise to mass production, which benefited both employees by giving them higher wages and leaders by lowering the production costs per unit. As a common method today, mass production helps people to place their inventions internationally. Before launching a product, you want to make sure that you’ve chosen the most profitable and efficient way of leading the project. The work that has to be engaged

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What made mass production possible?   Mass production represents one of the three main production methods. It includes manufacturing a large quantity of goods using precise machinery with low labor costs. Before this method was introduced to society, products were usually made by order. Craftsmen wouldn’t make anything without instructions since they didn’t want to waste time and materials. Today’s way of producing is more effective and brings down the cost per unit, which is

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Demand for 3D printed products in the global marketplace   As one of the fastest growing industries, 3D printing’s market is expected to rise up to $10 billion until 2020. This is happening due to the variety of beneficial uses additive manufacturing can be applied to. This world-changing innovation is designed to manipulate physical objects, allowing them to be converted into digital designed files and vice versa. As such, 3D printed products find their purpose

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Is Blender good for 3d printing?   There is no question that Blender is one of the most popular software for 3D printing.  This software can convert a digital description into an image. The render engine is made up of codes which control materials and lighting that tells you how your object will look. Get Blender Print Ready Let’s take a moment to understand how 3D printing works with Blender. The first step is to obtain a

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How Parts Are Designed for 3D Printing   If you think that designing parts and printing them right away is as easy as counting to three, think again!  There’s much to learn before you dive in and give it a try. Check out these critical things you should know about designing parts for 3D printing. 1. Ensure you understand and know the technology Many types of 3D printing technologies are available.  Before you get started,

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Advantages of Rapid Prototyping   Technology has improved by leaps and bounds with increased efficiency in the use of tools and equipment, materials and processes. Rapid prototyping is definitely no exception. It is undoubtedly one of the most advanced processes that manufacturers and designers have in their toolbox. Rapid prototyping quickly develops prototypes or new models that can be used for testing design features, concepts, and performance.  Prototypes can be printed on a range of materials

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