Category Archives: 3D Printing for Engineers/Architects

This category is reserved for articles that relate to the 3D printing in the fields of Engineering and Architecture.

Rapid 3D Print Exposition 2015

2015 RAPID 3D Print Exposition SME will host the 2015 RAPID exposition at the Long Beach Exhibition Center from May 18th through the 21st. Come and chat with one of our friendly representatives at Booth 859 and stick around for a demonstration of our amazing 3D printers. The event promises to be the preeminent event in […]

Dinjee LLC battle-tests Glo Rails™ in Monster X Tour 2015.

  As a testament to Dinjee Glo Rail’s™ strength and durability CEO Bryan Hickman decided to strap them to nearly a dozen monster trucks performing in the Monster X Tour shown in the video above. These Glo Rail-clad behemoths can be seen rampaging their way through 75 cities across North America throughout 2015. It seems like a rather extreme field test […]

3D Printed Mini-Farm Tackles Big Problems.

. Davide Sher of 3D Printing Industry recently wrote an article showcasing Mike Adams, the founder of FoodRising.org. According to the article, agricultural activist Mike Adams created a compact food production system that utilizes 3D printed components to grow food hydroponically without the need for costly electronic equipment. The Mini-Farm Grow Boxes give gardening hobbyists or homesteaders the ability […]

Airwolf 3D finds new use for polycarbonate filament on the trail.

Photo of Airwolf 3D's Jowell Randall field testing his custom polycarbon clutch lever in Lucerne Valley, CA.

The Pinky Problem Airwolf 3D’s Jowell Randall likes to do things his own way. While his friends were busy pretending to be Batman, Jowell was the Green Arrow. When other kids begged their parents for ice cream, Jowell clamored for fruit. Similarly, while most dirt bike riders use their index and middle fingers to squeeze their clutch lever, Jowell prefers […]

PCTPE prototype: Airwolf 3D’s Cameron gets crash course in the new material.

PCTPE prototype skid plate on RC car

Designing the PCTPE prototype When it comes to men there are two universal truths: they love their tools. And they love their toys.  In this article, Airwolf 3D’s Advanced Designer Cameron got to put both of his loves to the test with a new material, PCTPE. Taulman 3D’s Plasticized Copolyamide Thermoplastic Elastomer (a.k.a. PCTPE) was designed […]