3D printing

  • 30,000 students to have access to 3D printing thanks to GE

    GE this week announced more than one hundred Australian schools have been selected for its 2018 GE Additive Education Program, the largest rollout of its kind in Australia. The primary and secondary schools from across the country will receive a polymer 3D printer, supporting software and an education curriculum...
  • 3D Printed Jet Engine may be the most important thing at CeBIT

    The 3D Printing industry is moving fast. Once printing plastics became affordable, the focus quickly shifted to what was possible with other materials. Sure there’s food printers, but more significantly metals and composites are now possible. Amaero Engineering is a startup born out of and sponsored by Monash University...
  • MakerBot introduces Composite Filaments.

    MakerBot is arguably the “biggest” name in consumer-grade 3D Printers, and at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show they have come to the party in a huge way after announcing a new line of filament. Dubbed Composite PLA, these four new flavours of filament will allow makers to create more beautiful and...
  • MakerBot brings Thingiverse to Android

    Who doesn’t love Thingiverse? With such a huge library of Things to choose from, you can always find something that will quench your thirst to print somewhat useful plastic objects. To add to the already high availability of this fantastic service, MakerBot has announced that Android users will be able...
  • Watch the NSW Police test their 3D printed gun

    Last week, the NSW Police held a press conference to discuss the dangers of the “Liberator”, a 3D single-shot fun that anyone with a 3D printer and the right CAD files can create themselves. It was mentioned in the press conference by Police Commissioner, Andrew Scipione that the police...