Category Archives: Makers

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 […]

Unlock a new cutting edge dimension to your 3D printer with Endurance Lasers

How can you turn a desktop 3D printer into a laser cutting and engraving machine? The answer lies with Endurance Lasers, which is offering 3D Printing Industry readers wishing to bring this enhanced function to their 3D printers a special 25% discount on any diode laser with the code “I_love_3DPrintingIndustry”. Opening up laser cutting and engraving The […]

E3D Online launches water cooling for enhanced FFF 3D printer performance

E3D Online is a marketplace selling all the parts, kits and filaments you could need for desktop FFF 3D printing. Identifying the maker community’s need for high-quality hot ends for their 3D printers, the E3D team has been developing their own parts since the company was founded in 2012. After years in the making, the […]

£3.5 million STEAMhouse incubator and maker space comes to the UK

Birmingham City University has started phase one of its £3.5 million STEAMhouse project. Created as an innovation center for multidisciplinary collaboration between Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math (STEAM), the facility incorporates a maker space equipped with prototyping tools including 3D printers, digital design software, and metal/wood processing equipment. According to Professor Julian Beer, Deputy […]

£3.5 million STEAMhouse incubator and maker space comes to the UK

Birmingham City University has started phase one of its £3.5 million STEAMhouse project. Created as an innovation center for multidisciplinary collaboration between Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math (STEAM), the facility incorporates a maker space equipped with prototyping tools including 3D printers, digital design software, and metal/wood processing equipment. According to Professor Julian Beer, Deputy […]

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 […]

Preview of 3D printing at World Maker Faire New York 2017

Set up in 2006, Maker Faire has grown into a seminal event for budding and experienced tinkerers across the U.S. This week marks the latest edition of the World Maker Faire, held at the New York Hall of Science on the 23rd and 24th September 2017. As a celebration of “arts, crafts, engineering, science projects […]