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Printing Photorealistic Images on 3D Objects

February 12, 2016

Hydrographic Printing is transferring colored inks on a film to the surface of an object. The film is placed on water and activated with a chemical that allows it to Stick to an object being physically pushed onto it.

 

Pysical transfering of inkjet printed pictures onto a object. Amazing results and much stronger then the usual powder created 3D printed objects.

4D Printing

February 10, 2016

An amazing advancment, 3D printing that changes it's shape when submersed in water. The process uses cellulose fibers which, when aligned in a particular way and exposed to water, swell in order to change shape.

PhotoCredit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University.

Amazing monster sculpture cases

February 02, 2016

dental lab technician, Loebel creates these amazing polymer clay sculptures of truly terrifying things. 

All of his work is hand made and takes several weeks to complete but his work is truly amazing. 

3D Print of Joe Grundfast’s War Machine

January 29, 2016

This is a amazing piece of work made by Joe Grundfast in Zbrush. The Picture link will bring you to a 3D printed version of his war machine and the other is a link to his webpage outlining his process of making the figure. 

I one day hope to get to this level. 

Printing objects directly from Fallout 4

January 29, 2016

Maker's Muse has found a way to extract game objects and creatures directly from Fallout 4 for 3D printing. 

Much more info is proficed on this link to Hackaday but he does provide some amazing info and his mistakes and steps he did to come to the finished product you see in the picture.

 

 

Fiberglass 3D printed parts.

January 29, 2016

A fellow by the name of Hobbyman on Instructables has come up with a rather unique way of making much stronger parts using 3D printed parts as a base. I have used the method myself on my Mega Prusa I3 design and the part has never broken. Follow the link to his instructables page for more info. 

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