Category Archives: Education

Back to School 3D Printing, Savings, Free Goodies and Inspiration

School Savings Summer is cooling down, but we’re about to get started on our hottest time of the year here at Airwolf 3D! We want to help teachers get ready for school with 3d printing projects, savings, and inspiration.  Save money on school 3d printing supplies with our back to school sale: Save 25% MG94 […]

Take a Load Off: 3D-Printed Hub For Constant Force Springs Gives Robotics Team a Competitive Edge

3D Printed Robotics

Airwolf 3D Design Intern and High School Junior Prescott Campbell shares his design process for 3D-printed hubs he created for his team’s entry in the FIRST Robotics Competition. The ‘Power Up’ Challenge: Tip the Scales In this year’s FIRST Robotics Competition game, “Power Up,” the principal task is to lift “power cubes,” or plastic crates […]

Tales From the Engineering Intern: Tolerances Tighter Than Deadlines

3D-printed encoder mounts

When Design Intern Prescott Campbell isn’t creating things like custom parts for Airwolf 3D’s Dodge Hellcat, he’s a full-time student at Corona Del Mar High School in Newport Beach, CA. In this blog post, Prescott shares one of the challenges his school’s team faced when preparing for the 2018 FIRST Robotics Competition: Design 3D-printed encoder […]

Let There Be Light: Teacher Repurposes Scrap Acrylic from AXIOM 3D Printers

Custom 3D Printed Signs With LED Lights

It’s almost that time of year again. Since the beginning of the fall semester, teachers and students around Orange County, CA have been working hard to design and build their wildly creative entries for this year’s 5th annual ocMaker Challenge. Organized and supported by the Orange County Department of Education’s Career Technical Education Partnership (CTEp), […]

Tales From the Engineering Intern: If at First You Don’t Succeed, Design, Design Again

3D-Printed Center Console Dodge Hellcat

Airwolf 3D Design Intern Prescott Campbell shares his design process for his most difficult assignment yet: Redesign the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat’s Center Shift Console to provide extra storage space and custom vanity branding. Find out how Prescott overcame design challenges — and learned some lessons along the way — in order to create what […]

How to Make a Custom 3D-Printed Logo Fidget Spinner

Want to create your own custom 3D-printed logo spinner? Airwolf 3D Summer Intern Kevin Coulson, a second year engineering major at UC-Berkeley, walks you through the process of designing and 3D-printing your own customized fidget spinner toy. At this point, everybody knows what a fidget spinner is and how they’re typically designed — one bearing […]

Old, failed, and broken 3D prints find new life in non-profit learning center for kids

Donate 3D-Printed Parts to Charity

As you might have imagined, the Wolfpack prints a LOT of things every single day. From sample parts for prospective customers to amazing side projects that we work on — and everything in between. But what happens to the prints that fail, break, or are no longer used? Many are given away, some are taken […]

Gorgeous 3D-printed Lion King masks ready for stage debut

St. Margaret’s creates 3D printed masks for upcoming stage production As a company dedicated to supporting 3D printing in schools, we are thrilled to see the amazing things that teachers and students create with Airwolf 3D printers. And our friends at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in San Juan Capistrano, CA most certainly do NOT disappoint! […]

Experts discuss the benefits of 3D printing in STEM education

Last week, we had a fantastic time meeting so many teachers and educational professionals at the 2016 Annual California STEM Symposium in Anaheim, CA. At the conference, our own Wolfpack member Eva Wolf joined Jillian Johnson-Sharp from the Orange County Department of Education/CTe Partnership and Jack Gupton, a STEM educator, for a round table discussion […]

Airwolf 3D printers make successful landing in Mexico’s first Aerospace Innovation Center

3D Printers in Mexico

Thanks to our partners at Ideaz3D, an authorized Airwolf 3D reseller and leading 3D-printing service provider located in Sonora, Mexico, Airwolf 3D is proud to announce the recent installation of two new AXIOM 3D printers in the Hermosillo Institute of Technology (ITH). The University was selected among 230 institutes in the country to be the […]

Winning science fairs and saving lives: Logan Dalton’s 3D-printed vascular shunt

Logan wins first place for his 3D-printed vascular shunt.

Congratulations to Logan Dalton on his award-winning 3D-printed vascular shunt! An eighth-grader at Gaspar De Portola Middle School in Tarzana, CA, Logan took home first place at the 2016 Los Angeles Science and Engineering Fair and second place at the 2016 California State Science Fair for his original invention, the “EZ Tie Emergency Temporary Vascular […]

Airwolf 3D provides local children’s museums with 3D-printed Pokeballs

Win 3D-printed Pokeballs at the Discovery Cube!

Are your kids walking around like zombies, clutching their smart phones, and obsessively playing Pokemon Go? How about giving them a safe way to play Pokemon Go while also learning about science? And they’d have a chance to win some really cool 3D-printed Pokeballs? With Pokemon Go sweeping the nation, our friends at the Discovery […]

5 surprising lessons KIDS taught us about 3D printing

Helping students with 3D printed drone kits.

Airwolf 3D Blogger-in-Chief Jazmin Casing shares 5 surprising lessons learned from visiting the first group of students to build and fly Talon X1 3D-printed drone kits. Earlier this month, we launched our first 3D-printing educational kit: The Talon X1 Drone. Designed specifically for use as part of a STEM education curriculum, Talon X1 is a […]

Join us for Inventor’s Week at Discovery Cube OC from July 5, 2016-July 10,2016!

Visit Airwolf 3D during Inventor's Week 2016 at Discovery Cube OC.

  Inventor’s Week is an annual event at the Discovery Cube children’s museum that encourages “tinkering, building, and exploring while learning about electronic and robotic principles that every inventor and engineer should know!” As part of our continuing mission to enhance integrated STEM education through 3D printing, Airwolf 3D is excited to celebrate another year […]

Introducing Talon X1: An all-in-one 3D-printed drone kit!

Airwolf releases 3D printing drone kit for education.

Airwolf 3D is proud to announce the release of the Talon X1 Drone — the first of several educational 3D-printing kits slated for release by Airwolf 3D. The desktop 3D printer manufacturer is developing these new kits to give educators an effective way to incorporate an extremely popular new technology with an integrated STEM curriculum. […]

Looking to buy 3D printers for your school?

3D Printers for Schools

Why should you buy 3D printers for your school? More employers are looking for students who have working knowledge of 3D printers and their processes. As such, if you buy a 3D printer for the classroom, your students will receive relevant skill sets that improve their chances at employment. It will also enable them to […]

ocMaker Challenge 2016 Winners | STEM and 3D Printing

OC STEM Challenge finals overview image of the exhibition hall.

Jillian Johnson Sharp, the Orange County Department of Education, The CTE Partnership, together with colleagues, friends and supporters, such as Vital Link, did the honors of hosting the award ceremony of the OC STEM Challenge and announcing the ocMaker Challenge 2016 winners. The ocMaker Challenge is a school 3D printer competition, an integrated STEM project […]

2016 ocMaker Challenge

2016 ocMaker Challenge

Join Airwolf 3D at the 2016 ocMaker Challenge Join us on April 29th and 30th at the Discovery Cube in Santa Ana to present the 3rd Annual ocMaker Challenge Exhibit and Competition in the Julianne Argyros Showcase Theater and Exhibition Hall. The 2016 ocMaker Challenge tasks students with designing, building, or significantly re-purposing a product […]