Author Archives: Erick Wolf

Press Release: Airwolf 3D Announces It’s Newest 3D Printer

Advanced Technology in a Small Package The EVOlution of desktop 3D printing continues with the EVO R, the latest edition to Airwolf’s EVO series of additive manufacturing machines. The EVO R embodies the ideal formula for engineers, educators, and designers: dependability, safety, efficiency, and affordability in a space-efficient package with an approximate 12” x 8.75” x 9” build […]

3D Printing Tooling: Ford Mustang Rear Axle Seal Installer

Tooling part

Working on cars like Project Cobra can be very rewarding.  However, at times there will be a few hiccups along the way. Here we encountered such an issue replacing our rear axles.  As astute readers may know, in order to outfit project Cobra with vintage-style Halibrand wheels, we must convert the standard 4 lug mustang […]

Performance-increasing Airbox Lid For Honda Trx 450er – A Case Study in Additive Manufacturing, Design, Construction, and Implementation

3D Printed Airbox Lid For Honda Trx

A Case Study in Additive Manufacturing, Design, Construction, and Implementation The Honda TRX450ER is one of the most popular high-performance ATVs ever made. In stock form, it tends to be a reliable and tractable recreational vehicle, recommended for use by those 16 and over:   However, when it’s time to race, the 450 can be […]

Tips for Successful Extended Polycarbonate 3D Prints

Extended Polycarbonate 3D Prints for Production

Printing Polycarbonate for Production 1. Video This video shows the EVO making 48 individual polycarbonate pieces over a period of 40 straight hours.  For a desktop 3D printer this is a formidable accomplishment. In fact, the EVO is the only desktop 3D printer capable of printing large batch polycarbonate parts  a. These parts, referred to […]

Factory Five Roadster – Part 1, 3D Printing A Muffler Mockup

3D PRINTED MUFFLER PROTOTYPE COBRA

Airwolf was started for the purpose of making prototype parts for automobiles.  However, before we could start building car parts, we started building 3D printers.  Before we knew it, our days, nights, and weekends were entirely consumed with building, selling and servicing 3D printers.  Fast forward seven (7) years and many thousands of 3D printers […]

A fresh new look, packed with more improvements. Here are the latest updates to APEX 1.5.9

Introducing configurable auto-slicing, same material solid layer support and highly-requested features and fixes with software update 1.5.9 Airwolf 3D is pleased to release some more exciting updates to APEX! Developed specifically for Airwolf 3D printers, APEX slicing software is part of our commitment to continually improve the 3D printing process for our customers. Aside from […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Project Mustang 5.0: 3D-Printed Bypass Pipe for Leaking Heater Core

3D-Printed Polycarbonate Part

Airwolf 3D Co-Founder/CTO Erick Wolf kicks off Project Mustang 5.0 by repairing a leaky heater core with a custom-made 3D-printed polycarbonate part. Project Mustang 5.0 is the most recent addition to Airwolf 3D’s stable of cool American cars. Being the car nuts that we are, the Mustang is the perfect addition as it is a […]

Erick Wolf talks about Airwolf 3D’s newest large 3D Printer

The Axiom is Airwolf 3D's newest large 3D printer.

An inside look at Airwolf 3D’s newest large 3D printer, the AXIOM 3D Hi, my name is Erick Wolf and I’m the founder of Airwolf 3D and the lead designer of the AXIOM 3D Printer. The idea today is to show you quickly how to get started using this large 3D printer. The AXIOM’s frame […]