3D Printing


What Exactly is 3D Printing?

3D printing is the process of using a digital file to create a three dimensional object. It can also be known as additive manufacturing. This is due to the process of producing the object – it is not all made in one go, and layers are added gradually to begin […]


3D Printing as a Tool of Conservation

Last week we talked about how 3D printing is used in medicine to build replacement body parts, to be used as custom-made prosthetics, to replace bones and joints, or even to replace components of organs like heart valves. This week, we bring to you information about how 3D printing is […]


3D Printing in Medicine

While it is certainly outside of the realm of product development, the use of 3D printing in medicine and health care can provide some useful insight into what the growing capabilities of the technology are. 3D printing in medicine is a relatively new phenomena, but it has quickly grown to […]


Food Printing – Becoming a Reality

3D printing has always seemed a bit like an attempt to make science fiction a reality, but this is perhaps even more so with the case of food printing. The thought of it summons memories of watching Star Trek and seeing the Replicator seamlessly create a wide variety of dishes, […]