Engineering

Global 3D Scanners Giving a Huge Blow to the Consumer Market

3D scanner is an instrument which examines the real objects and environment, to collect data based on shape, geometry, and appearance. The collected data is then used to construct digital 3D replicas. 3D scanners are classified into two groups’ viz., non-contact scanning and contact scanning. Let’s see what has happened earlier in the 3D Printing world.   Twindom launched an ... Read More »

Solid Concepts has manufactured the World’s First 3D Printed Metal Gun

3D-Printed Metal Gun

Solid Concepts has manufactured the world’s first 3D Printed Metal Gun using a laser sintering process and powdered metals. The gun functions beautifully and has already handled 50 rounds of successful firing. It is composed of 33 17-4 Stainless Steel and Inconel 625 components, and decked with a Selective Laser Sintered (SLS) carbon-fiber filled nylon hand grip. The successful production ... Read More »

Handheld SwissPen 3D printer vs 3Doodler

The demo video presents the SwissPen performing much of the same stuff that got the internet all hot and bothered over the 3Doodler. Ryan Whitwam, from Geek.Com, claimed that the SwissPen can be used to trace patterns on a piece of paper, which can be fitted together later. He also added, “You can also layer plastic to create a 3D shape ... Read More »