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Biggest Update to APEX Yet! Introducing solid layer support and highly-requested features and fixes with software update 1.5.8

Apex Professional 3D Printing Software by Airwolf 3D

Airwolf 3D is pleased to release the biggest update to APEX yet!  Developed specifically for Airwolf 3D printers, APEX slicing software is part of our commitment to continually improve the 3D printing process for our customers.  In this installment, we have added solid layer support, optimized support generation, and improved prime tower configuration. APEX is […]

3D Printer Tent Sale in Southern California

used 3d printer tent sale southern california

Airwolf 3D will hold the industry’s first 3D PRINTER TENT SALE.  This will take place on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at its Southern California manufacturing facility.    The company must make room for incoming EVO and EVO22 inventory, and all HD and XL Legacy machines must go.  Among the thousands of sale items, Airwolf 3D will […]

Say goodbye to layer lines! Clear ABS filament is here.

Clear-ABS filament

Clear ABS Filament We are now manufacturing clear ABS filament and have added it to our ABS filament offering. As the name implies, clear ABS has no pigmentation and offers a transparent tint (color code 000000). Clear ABS is acrylonitrile butadiene styrene that incorporates methyl methacrylate (MMA) monomer and results in a refractive polymer. Airwolf’s […]

Airwolf 3D Welcomes You to the Pacific Design Manufacturing Show 2019 (Anaheim, CA)

Join the Airwolf 3D Wolfpack at Pacific Design & Manufacturing February 5-7 at the Anaheim Convention Center! Part of North America’s largest industry event, Pacific Design & Manufacturing delivers the latest in CAD/CAM software, 3D printing, rapid prototyping, new materials, injection molding, and more. Get a FREE Expo Pass or 20% off your conference pass […]

Top 5 Things to Know About 3D Printing ABS Parts

3D Printing ABS Parts

1. Advantages of 3D Printing in ABS Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (“ABS”) is found in a variety of applications due to its useful range of mechanical properties. Even outside of the 3D printing industry, ABS is widely used in the automotive and aerospace industry due to its high-temperature tolerance as well as great […]

CES 2019 was a hit!

Once again, Airwolf 3D took center stage at CES in Las Vegas.  Thank you, valued customers, for coming by and visiting the booth.  We made many new business relationships and our CES Show Special Pricing was a hit!  Several new happy customers walked out of the show with their new EVO 3D printers in hand.  We are extending […]

Back to School 3D Printing, Savings, Free Goodies and Inspiration

School Savings Summer is cooling down, but we’re about to get started on our hottest time of the year here at Airwolf 3D! We want to help teachers get ready for school with 3d printing projects, savings, and inspiration.  Save money on school 3d printing supplies with our back to school sale: Save 25% MG94 […]

Print BIGGER: The NEW EVO 22 Large Format 3D Printer Has Arrived!

Large Format 3D Printer

At Airwolf 3D, we take a lot of pride in our machines’ ability to print BIG. If you look back at the History of Airwolf 3D Machines, you can see how central the theme of “printing big” has been to our company’s success. When we released the XL, our second-generation printer, back in 2013, it […]

EVO Customer Service Team Aims to Deliver the Ultimate Customer Experience

The EVO is the most advanced desktop additive manufacturing machine in its class. While our award-winning AXIOM series 3D printers remain outstanding machines that always outpace their competition, the EVO is in a league of its own. And while the EVO is a relatively easy machine to operate right out of the box, we understand […]

Take a Load Off: 3D-Printed Hub For Constant Force Springs Gives Robotics Team a Competitive Edge

3D Printed Robotics

Airwolf 3D Design Intern and High School Junior Prescott Campbell shares his design process for 3D-printed hubs he created for his team’s entry in the FIRST Robotics Competition. The ‘Power Up’ Challenge: Tip the Scales In this year’s FIRST Robotics Competition game, “Power Up,” the principal task is to lift “power cubes,” or plastic crates […]

Tales From the Engineering Intern: Tolerances Tighter Than Deadlines

3D-printed encoder mounts

When Design Intern Prescott Campbell isn’t creating things like custom parts for Airwolf 3D’s Dodge Hellcat, he’s a full-time student at Corona Del Mar High School in Newport Beach, CA. In this blog post, Prescott shares one of the challenges his school’s team faced when preparing for the 2018 FIRST Robotics Competition: Design 3D-printed encoder […]

‘New and Improved’ HydroFill Water Soluble Material is Better than PVA Filament

Water Soluble Support Material

Sometimes, even when it ain’t broke, the Airwolf 3D Wolfpack still fixes it. That’s why, despite this dissolvable filament’s success and effectiveness, Airwolf 3D’s patent-pending HydroFill Water-Soluble Support has undergone a few tweaks and has now been reformulated to work better than ever and offers support to more materials than PVA filament.  Airwolf 3D strives to […]

Let There Be Light: Teacher Repurposes Scrap Acrylic from AXIOM 3D Printers

Custom 3D Printed Signs With LED Lights

It’s almost that time of year again. Since the beginning of the fall semester, teachers and students around Orange County, CA have been working hard to design and build their wildly creative entries for this year’s 5th annual ocMaker Challenge. Organized and supported by the Orange County Department of Education’s Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEp), […]

How to to 3D Print Large Parts in ABS and Other High-Temperature Materials

3D Print Large Parts Automotive

Whether you try to 3D print large parts or very small parts in high temperature materials like polycarbonate or ABS, the keys to success are excellent thermal management and effective bed adhesion. Successful thermal management requires three essential factors: a full enclosure, sufficient heat, and an effective way to control that heat. When working with […]

Material Testing Part 1: Tensile Strength ISO 527

3D Printing Material Strength Testing

3D Printer Materials Airwolf 3D is often regarded as the leader in 3D printing materials, with machines that can print in over 40 different materials. Since 2012, Airwolf 3D has been accumulating extensive tribal knowledge in using 3D printers to create high strength and high temperature-resistant components. This knowledge, such as optimal print settings, finishing […]

Tales From the Engineering Intern: If at First You Don’t Succeed, Design, Design Again

3D-Printed Center Console Dodge Hellcat

Airwolf 3D Design Intern Prescott Campbell shares his design process for his most difficult assignment yet: Redesign the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat’s Center Shift Console to provide extra storage space and custom vanity branding. Find out how Prescott overcame design challenges — and learned some lessons along the way — in order to create what […]

The History Behind Nylon 3D Printer Filaments

History Behind Nylon 3D Printer Filaments

Celebrating Wallace Carothers, Inventor of Nylon Here at Airwolf 3D, we love to celebrate the great American inventors who blazed the way for the technology upon which we, and our customers, rely on every day. This month, we pay tribute to Wallace Carothers. Carothers was an American organic chemist who served as a group leader […]

“Metal Printing for the Masses” at MD&M 2018

Metal Printing for the Masses

With the arrival of the new EVO Additive Manufacturing Center came an outpouring of questions about the machine’s metal printing capability. At the 2018 Design & Manufacturing Show in Anaheim, CA, Airwolf 3D Co-Founder and CEO Erick Wolf gave a presentation entitled “Metal Printing for the Masses,” in which he explained how anyone can 3D […]

You’re Invited! Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show 2018

PD&M Show

Join the Airwolf 3D Wolfpack at Pacific Design & Manufacturing February 6-8 in Booth #3613 at the Anaheim Convention Center! Part of North America’s largest industry event, Pacific Design & Manufacturing delivers the latest in CAD/CAM software, 3D printing, rapid prototyping, new materials, injection molding, and more. Get a FREE Expo Pass or 20% off […]

How to Get FREE Filament for 3D Printing!

Free Filament Samples

For a limited time, get a FREE filament sampler pack when you sign up for Airwolf 3D Premium Pass! What is the Free Filament Sampler Pack? NEW from Airwolf 3D and available exclusively for Premium Pass members, our Filament Sampler Pack features some of Airwolf 3D’s best-selling and most in-demand filament offerings to date. A […]

How to Start Printing With HD Direct Drive

Affordable 3D Printer

Since we released the new HD Direct Drive in October, we’ve gotten some incredible feedback — mainly from schools and home users who were searching for a good beginner’s 3D printer. These customers needed reliable machines that produce great quality prints — but they didn’t necessarily require all the higher-performance bells and whistles that define […]

Airwolf 3D Creates Strategic Partnership with Ascentium Capital

Ascentium Capital and Airwolf 3D

Airwolf 3D today announces the immediate ability to finance Airwolf 3D printers through a strategic partnership with Ascentium Capital, a leading financing institution, financing the latest Airwolf 3D printers to make them accessible to a broader audience by reducing the need for upfront cash payments and preserving valuable capital. After much due diligence to find […]

Don’t Call It a 3D Printer: Groundbreaking EVO Additive Manufacturing Center Has Arrived

Introducing EVO Additive Manufacturing System

Airwolf 3D makes history yet again with the release of its fifth generation machine: The EVO Additive Manufacturing Center. Packed with innovative features, the EVO is the fastest, strongest, highest-performing desktop additive manufacturing system in its class. Isn’t the EVO just another industrial 3D printer? Not if we have anything to say about it. “The […]

NEW MG94 ABS Filament Exclusively From Airwolf 3D

MG94 ABS Filament

Airwolf 3D is excited to release our new MG94 ABS filament! You’ve already heard the buzz about MG94. After extensive development and testing — and requests from you, our customers — we’ve perfected MG94 ABS filament for 3D printing and are now manufacturing it here in our facility in Fountain Valley, CA. What is MG94 […]

Celebrate Thanksgiving and American Innovation With a FREE Download: A 3D-Printed Mason Jar Cover

Featured Image: Free Mason Jar Download

This week, 159 years ago, John Landis Mason, patented the first glass jar with a screw-on cap, which has now affectionately become known as the “Mason jar.” Mason’s famous jar and lid combo was patented on November 30, 1858 (U.S. Patent No. 22186 A). Inventor’s Impact Why do we have such a profound fondness for […]