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.

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 […]

“Smart Art” by Jeff Cain: 3D Art Project Entitled, “Canis Latrans No. 1”

3D art project by Jeff Cain entitled, "Canis Latrans No. 1"

USC faculty Jeff Cain shows new 3d printed sculpture at the Cerritos College Art Gallery. Cerritos College Art Gallery recently showcased artist Jeff Cain’s, “Canis Latrans  no. 1” as part of its ART+TECH Artist-in-Residence program. The program was created to give selected artists free-reign to utilize the advanced technology located on the Cerritos campus. The […]