Author Archives: Eva Wolf

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

You are Invited! Southern California 3D Printing Students Show off Hundreds of Inventions at 2016-2017 ocMaker Challenge

Join Us at the OC Maker Challenge 2016-17

3D Printing Without Limits Go back in time to your childhood, find a period of boundless imagination — perhaps even a time of prolific creativity… Can you remember the ideas that YOU drew before you grew up and learned about boundaries and limitations, such as gravity and material constraints? What childlike inventions did YOU dream […]