Category Archives: 3d Printing for hobbyists and DIY

This category is reserved for articles relating to the role of 3d printing in DIY and home hobbyists.

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 […]

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 […]