Category: CAD

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3D Printing Now Finds its Way to Spare Parts at Sea

3D printing is progressively finding its way into all kinds of technical applications. Spare parts for ships will soon be printed onboard to safeguard against minor breakages and issues, solving the long-standing problem of not being able to find replacements

3D Printed Drugs to Personalize Medicine

What once seemed like a dream is now a reality fast approaching the field of medicine. The prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently developed a computer-aided 3D printing technology that is now introducing us to hitherto unexplored possibilities in

3D Printing: The Selective Laser Sintering Method Explained

3D Printing is fast becoming popular with not just hobbyists but also businesses and inventors all over the world. Selective laser sintering (SLS) is a technology widely used in the 3D printing process wherein the three dimensional object is created

Fused Deposition Modelling Explained

While there are numerous 3D printing methods, the most widely used one is Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) where the printers are equipped with a thermoplastic filament, which is heated to its melting point to create a 3D object. FDM was

Student Designs 3D-Printed Brain-Controlled Hand

Mahonri Owen, a PhD student from Waikato University, is in the news lately for his extensive work on hands. Yes, you read that right. Owen has been spending to the tune of six hours a day, for over the last