Category Archives: News

How to Make a PLA Part Shiny: Dual-Color Soccer Bear Keychains

Make a PLA Part Shiny

How to make a PLA part shiny and smooth When 3D printing, it’s important to ensure proper adhesion of your print to the build plate or 3D printing surface. If the print does not stick well to the 3D printing surface, the part might become loose and flop around, causing the print to fail. Many […]

Happy Birthday to us! Airwolf 3D celebrates 5th year in business with special filament offer

Airwolf 3D Been in Business 5 Years

It’s a big day today for the Wolfpack! We’re celebrating Airwolf 3D’s fifth year in business — and what a five years it has been. Airwolf 3D founders Erick and Eva Wolf went from building the company’s first printers in their garage, to making history in the world of 3D printing. The First Five Years […]

New limited edition 3D-printed fidget spinners raise ADHD awareness

Best 3D Printed Fidget Spinners

As you probably already know, 3D-printed fidget spinners are all the rage — making their way into classrooms, boardrooms, and just about everywhere in between. Similar to worry stones or squishy stress-relieving toys, spinners can help to relieve anxiety and promote greater focus by keeping your hands occupied with a mindless task. This is why […]

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 […]

Wildly popular fidget spinners inspire kids to learn

3D Printed Spinners for Students

As you probably already know, “fidget spinners” are all the rage right now. Similar to worry stones or squeezable desk toys, spinners are designed to help relieve stress and anxiety by providing a mindless way to keep your hands occupied. Always eager to make the latest and greatest, 3Ders have jumped on the spinner craze […]

How a photographer saved money with 3D printing

3D Printing Paint ABS

Our customers always amaze us with the innovative, beautiful creations that they make with their Airwolf 3D printers. Professional photographer Roger Salls was commissioned to take a portrait of a local town official with an American flag in the background. Even more specifically, the flag was to be displayed on a flag pole with a […]

Meet the AXIOM All-in-One System!

Airwolf 3D is excited to offer our new AXIOM All-in-One System. Designed for professionals and other power users, this full desktop 3D printing system includes everything you need to leverage the AXIOM’s advanced technology in order to optimize your work flow. The AXIOM Dual-Head 3D Printer Gets the Job Done Quickly produce large prototypes or […]

Airwolf 3D rewards loyal customers with 3D Printer Trade-In Program

3D Printer Trade-In Program

Updated March 8, 2018. Loyal Airwolf 3D customers, you know we love you! That’s why we want to make sure you know about the Airwolf 3D Printer Trade-In Program.* We want to reward your loyalty by helping you upgrade to the newest and absolute best 3D printers we have to offer. If you were with […]

Print the impossible with NEW HydroFill Water-Soluble Support by Airwolf 3D

HydroFill Water Soluble Support Material by Airwolf 3D

Airwolf 3D disrupts the 3D printing industry as it announces the release of HydroFill Water-Soluble Support. Designed for use with almost any brand or type of FFF 3D printer, HydroFill is the first filament of its kind to wash away easily after providing highly effective support structures for parts printed in ABS and PLA. LAS […]

3D Printing Automotive Parts on Demand

3D Printing Automotive Parts

A prospective customer recently approached Wolfpack Team Member and Airwolf 3D Sales Engineer Jack Licorish with an interesting problem and request. The customer ran an automotive shop and was curious about 3D printing automotive parts, hoping it would save his shop time and money. The problem? The customer was having trouble finding a 3D printer […]

Airwolf 3D releases Wolfbite ULTRA™, the first 3D printing adhesive for industrial-grade polypropylene

3D Print in Polypropylene

AIRWOLF 3D IS FIRST COMPANY TO PROVIDE COST-EFFECTIVE WAY TO 3D PRINT POLYPROPYLENE PARTS FOR AUTOMOTIVE AND OTHER INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS COSTA MESA, CA, Dec. 7, 2016. Airwolf 3D today announced Wolfbite ULTRA™, a premium solution specifically engineered to solve the problem of polypropylene parts warping because they fail to adhere to a 3D printer’s build […]

Five fun 3D prints to get you in the holiday spirit

3D Printing Holiday Spirit

With the crush of gift shopping and stress of holiday entertaining, it is difficult sometimes to get into the holiday spirit. On the other hand, there’s no cure for the holiday blues quite like 3D printing. Get into the holiday spirit and delight your friends and family with these fun 3D prints. 1. Christmas Gift […]

Brace Yourselves: Cyber Monday 3D Printer Deals are Coming!

Black Friday 3D Printing

UPDATE: Our Cyber Monday has become Cyber WEEK at Airwolf 3D! You now have until Dec. 2, 2016 to take advantage of our biggest sale of the year! Family comes first for us here at Airwolf 3D. That’s why our hard-working Wolfpack will be enjoying some well-deserved time at home while the Airwolf 3D offices […]

Introducing the new Airwolf 3D Anti-Static ESD Mat for 3D Printers

Anti-Static ESD Mat for 3D Printers

New Anti-Static ESD Mat for 3D printers protects equipment from static damage This may come as a bit of a “shock,” but 3D printers and static electricity don’t get along too well. Terrible puns aside, we here at Airwolf 3D realize that there are some situations where 3D printers are particularly vulnerable to electrostatic discharge […]

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! […]

The Little Designer teaches kids (and parents!) how to 3D print

The Little Designer by Nestor Llanos

Nestor Llanos recently stopped by Airwolf 3D headquarters to share a copy of his new book, The Little Designer. Nestor works as a design engineer for Local Motors, the trailblazing Arizona-based car manufacturer who created the world’s first 3D-printed car and the cutting-edge, self-driving Olli. When you work as an engineer for a company as […]

Airwolf 3D AXIOM ranked best 3D printer by Top Ten Reviews!

The popular review and product comparison website Top Ten Reviews recently came out with it’s list of Best 3D Printers of 2016. The result? The Airwolf 3D Direct Drive printer clinched the top spot and is ranked as the best desktop 3D printer on the market! Editor Bethany Gordon reviewed the AXIOM Direct Drive and […]

Airwolf 3D Printers at SEMA!

3D Printers at SEMA

3D Printers at SEMA The Wolfpack is currently in fabulous Las Vegas for SEMA 2016! The largest automotive trade show of the year, SEMA was the perfect place for us to unveil our two, newest printers. AXIOM 20, which we released on Tuesday, is the new and absolute must-have desktop 3D printer for any automotive […]

Airwolf 3D introduces the AXIOM 20 3D printer

Tall 3D Printer

ULTRA-TALL 3D PRINTER IS THE FIRST IN ITS PRICE CLASS TO INTEGRATE A POWERFUL SET OF FEATURES DESIGNED FOR INDUSTRIAL USE A History of “First’s” Airwolf 3D’s history is a history of “first’s.” Airwolf 3D was the first company to develop and sell a desktop 3D printer capable of printing high-temperature materials like polycarbonate and […]

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 […]

APEX 3D Printing Software for Mac has arrived!

Apex Professional 3D Printing Software by Airwolf 3D

We are incredibly excited to announce the release of the open beta version of APEX 3D Printing Software for Mac. Like its Windows counterpart that we released back in August, APEX for Mac is designed specifically for all Airwolf 3D printers. Built on top of Cura’s open source slicing engine, APEX eliminates the need to […]

Airwolf 3D goes "pink" for breast cancer awareness month

Pink 3D Printing

Knowledge is power! Every year, over 246,660 women are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Every year, 40,450 people lose their lives to the disease. That’s about the size of the WHOLE city of Ranchos Palos Verdes, CA! The good news is that many women can survive breast cancer if it’s detected and treated early. That’s […]

AXIOM DUAL EXTRUDER 3D PRINTER GOES DIRECT DRIVE

Dual Head 3D Printer With Direct Drive

Airwolf 3D’s highly acclaimed AXIOM Dual Extruder 3D printer just received an exciting new upgrade: The new Direct Drive system. Since releasing Direct Drive for AXIOM and AXIOMe last month, we received overwhelmingly positive feedback on the new extrusion system’s ease of use, adept ability to print flexible materials and, of course, overall-beautiful print quality. […]

Airwolf 3D Print Pics of the Week: Pyranometers and Furries meet Artifacts and Pokemon

Pyranometers and Furries meet Artifacts and Pokemon

Happy Friday and welcome to the newest edition of Airwolf 3D Pics of the Week! Every week, we select some of our favorite 3D prints created using an Airwolf 3D machine and showcase them here. Want a chance to be featured? Just post a picture on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook and be sure to include […]

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 […]

Airwolf 3D Pics of the Week: Tricopters, Vein-Finders, a Pokemon family, and more!

Pyranometers and Furries meet Artifacts and Pokemon

Airwolf 3D customers have had another great week of 3D printing! Last week, we introduced Airwolf 3D Pics of the Week, a new series designed to showcase some of our favorite 3D prints that were created using an Airwolf 3D printer. Want a chance to be featured? Post your pic on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook. […]

Top 10 3D-Printing Tips & Tricks

Top 3D Printing Tips and Tricks

If you’ve ever called Airwolf 3D’s technical support line, visited us for 3D-printer training, or attended one of our 3D-printing workshops, you already have met some members of our awesome tech support team. With deep backgrounds in 3D-printing, technology, and customer service, these guys are true 3D-printing all-stars. Day after day, support ticket after support […]