Category Archives: fab lab

Devin Montes, Make Anything: how to 3D print full color with a single extruder

Devin Montes, a product designer and maker popularly known on YouTube as Make Anything, has developed a way of 3D printing colorful objects using a single extrusion 3D printer. In his latest video colorful phone cases, styled in the paintings of Van Gogh, Keith Haring and Kandinsky, are used to demo the new, innovative technique. Maker movement As a […]

Egyptian Civilisations brought to life for the BBC at Fab Lab Warrington

Egyptian artifacts discovered in the Valley of the Kings have been faithfully recreated by 3D printing at Fab Lab Warrington. A series of canopic jars, used to preserve organs for the afterlife, and other ancients objects were made as part of a festival held by the BBC that saw museums up and down the country come […]

3D printer management made easy by PaperCut software release

When managing a network of 3D printers and other fabrication systems, in-house facilities, Fab Labs and MakerSpaces, rely on water-tight software services. Smart solutions to boost productivity in these spaces requires an intelligent digital system that connects all machines within an environment, and facilitates communication between a facility’s workers, and potentially different areas of a […]

Dassault Systèmes and Rize 3D printing at CES 2018

More news about 3D printing at CES 2018 arrives from Las Vegas. This time from French software developer, Dassault Systèmes and 3D printer manufacturer Rize from Woburn, MA. CES attendees can visit the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Dassault Systèmes’ booth – #8300 specifically – to see the Rize One […]

Inside Fab Lab Barcelona and the IAAC: 3D printing for the people

Birthplace of the Fab City concept, and famous for art and architectural design, Barcelona is a thriving hub of creativity, and a European center for The Maker Movement. As a pilot model for the creative circular economy that is Fab City, the Poblenou district is Barcelona’s most concentrated area of maker and 3D printer related […]

Marines evaluate mobile Fab Lab to expedite repair and supply

The U.S. Marine Corps is evaluating the utility of an expeditionary fabrication laboratory (X-FAB) for on-demand crisis response. A self-contained fab lab, the 20 x 20 foot unit is stocked with four 3D printers, CAD software and a 3D scanner. It can be deployed with battalion-level Marine maintenance units, servicing support ground equipment including motor […]

Autodesk, Adidas and the IAAC to judge Fab Lab made RESHAPE 17 Programmable Skins competition

RESHAPE 17 is a digital fabrication competition, this year focusing on the microscopic structure of materials to make wearable tech. Facilitated by processes like 3D printing, the RESHAPE 17 …