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BCN3D Technologies launches Sigma R19 and the Sigmax R19 3D printers – technical specifications and pricing

Barcelona’s BCN3D Technologies, an open-source 3D printer manufacturer, has unveiled a new generation of FFF dual extruder 3D printers: the Sigma R19 and the Sigmax R19. “The new Sigma R19 and Sigmax R19 are equipped with one of the most powerful extrusion systems so far and also with the unique IDEX architecture. Such a great […]

Interview: Richard Horne aka RichRap on the 10th Anniversary of RepRap

Our series on the 10th anniversary of the RepRap project continues with insights from Richard Horne. Richard Horne is probably better known by his online handle, RichRap. Through his blog, social media and as the co-author of ‘3D Printing for Dummies’, Richard Horne continues to succeed in his aim, “to help others build technology and […]

3D printing increases efficiency for ETSEIB Motorsport team

3D printing is giving a Spanish university team the edge in the annual Formula Student competition. The ETSEIB team is comprised of engineering students nearing the end of their studies at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) Spain. Working with 3D printers from local manufacturer, BCN3D Technologies has streamlined the manufacturing process. Since 1998, the […]

The best 3D printing startups of 2018

3D printing startup of the year is proving to be a popular category in our 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards. In addition to the 10 3D printing startups shortlisted during the nomination process, our readers have used the wildcard option to vote for more than 70 additional enterprises. We’ve included the wildcard option to ensure […]

BCN3D Sigmax 3D-Drucker ist nun Open Source

BCN3D Sigmax Open Source 3d drucker 300x150 - BCN3D Sigmax 3D-Drucker ist nun Open Source

Der 3D-Drucker-Hersteller BCN3D Technologies aus Barcelona möchte seinen Beitrag an der Open Source Community leisten und hat die Dateien für den BCN3D Sigmax 3D-Drucker quelloffen zur Verfügung gestellt. CAD-Dateien, GitHub Repositories und dazugehörige Dokumentation für den Sigmax sind für die Öffentlichkeit zugänglich gemacht worden. „Wir sind stolz auf unsere tägliche Arbeit und freuen uns diese mit […]

Der Beitrag BCN3D Sigmax 3D-Drucker ist nun Open Source erschien zuerst auf – Das Magazin für 3D-Drucktechnologien.

Win a $5,000 3D printer with Esso and MyMiniFactory upcycling 3D design challenge

A new 3D design challenge from MyMiniFactory and Esso is offering a BCN3D Sigmax 3D printer as first prize. This challenge to designers has upcycling at its center. The design brief calls for submissions that take a widely used aluminium drink can, and repurpose it. Christophe Fay, Esso EAME Marketing Communications Manager, explains, “We sell a […]

Swimmer assisted in stroke recovery by 3D printed orthotic fin

A 16-year-old swimmer who suffered a stroke and partial paralysis is now recovering thanks to an orthotic fin prototyped and 3D printed by two product design Master’s students at Barcelona’s Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). The fin, 3D printed on a dual-extrusion BCN3D Sigma R17 3D printer, has helped the swimmer, named Pedro, to improve his body positioning […]

BORN Motor saves €2,000 per bike using BCN3D 3D printers

BORN Motor Co. is an independent, custom motorcycle kit design studio based in Barcelona. By adding a BCN3D Sigma 3D printer to its toolkit, BORN has been able to realize complex, previously impossible, components for its sharp, deconstructed bike models. As an added bonus, 3D printing these parts also saves a significant amount of time […]