Entries by Dream 3D

3D-Printed Shoe Uppers Accelerates Small Batch Production

DFashion trends change faster than ever before, and as a consequence, manufacturers are obliged to focus more on small-batch production. This trend and transition in production includes the sneaker-manufacturing industry. Almost every major shoe manufacturer is exploring different methods to achieve faster market times without having to face extraordinary tooling costs. While most current manufacturing […]

Yuugn lights the way to a sustainable future with 3D printed light fixtures

Dutch company Yuugn creates 3D printed light fixtures for office buildings, commercial spaces, and schools while putting a focus on sustainability.  Multiple times a day, we turn on our lights with the flick of a switch, most probably without considering the vast amount of energy being depleted from each bulb. Lighting company Yuugn in the Netherlands thinks […]

Unicef 3D prints mental health awareness art installation “On Our Minds”

Unicef and Domestic Data Streamers have collaborated with us at BCN3D to create a mental health awareness art installation of 3D printed busts to spark conversations about issues children face today as a result of the pandemic. With complex issues of anxiety, stress, and depression at an all-time high from the pandemic, Unicef approached creative agency Domestic Data […]

Replique and BASF Forward AM’s food safe 3D printing process for Miele

German 3D printing platform Replique and BASF Forward AM’s material experts are working together to create parts for home appliances manufacturer Miele, using a food safe 3D printing process for parts in contact with consumable goods. IDEX technology ensured a fast-tracked, profitable process for this low volume batch production. With 3D printed parts muscling their […]

Tokyo Olympics: What’s Next for Celine Goberville 3D Printed Pistol Grip

Celine Goberville, a French competitive shooter using a pistol grip 3D printed on Zortrax M300 Dual, qualified for the finals in 10 m air pistol and ended up in 31st place in 25 m shooting at the Tokyo Olympics. “She’s happy with the results and confident she did her best”, says Clement Jacquelin, the founder and CEO […]

Helping the Visually Impaired Experience Art with 3D Printing

There is due to be an exhibition celebrating the reopening of the Museum of Amber in the Grand Mill in Gdańsk, Poland.  The artist Jakub Pastuszak is responsible for creating some of the installations for that exhibition and is an industrial designer working in Gdańsk. The newly opened Museum of Amber in Gdańsk, Poland. On July 24, 2021, the […]

How to Make Renewable Energy More Accessible with 3D Printing: Zortrax and GUST

Generative Small Urban Turbine (GUST) is a student project, focusing on developing a wind turbine as well as promoting renewable wind energy for individual use. The goal of the project is to reduce the costs of obtaining electricity and make the consumers more independent from the external suppliers. GUST members take advantage of Zortrax 3D printing […]

BCN3D Slicing Guide 5: Support material fundamentals

Here we wanted to provide you with all the best tips and guidance from BCN3D regarding how to prepare your models for printing. If you have any queries please also feel free to ask us 🙂 Section 5: All the ways in which support material affects your print A great 3D printing experience requires more […]

BCN3D Slicing Guide 4: Master infill settings

Here we wanted to provide you with all the best tips and guidance from BCN3D regarding how to prepare your models for printing. If you have any queries please also feel free to ask us 🙂 Section 4: All the ways in which master infill affects your print A great 3D printing experience requires more […]

Customizing an Audi A6 as an Emergency Vehicle using the EinScan HX

System Strobel is a commercial vehicle manufacturer specializing in ambulance, patient transport and emergency vehicles. Their main products are traditional box body constructions, converted vans and sedans, but also other specialized utility vehicles. Every vehicle, apart from motorization and power train, including furnishings is designed and manufactured in house by hand. System Strobel is exporting […]