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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 […]

Introducing the ‘New and Improved’ HydroFill Water Soluble Support

Water Soluble Support Material

Sometimes, even when it ain’t broke, the Airwolf 3D Wolfpack still fixes it. That’s why, despite the product’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. While the new formula isn’t radically different from the old one, you will […]

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 […]