Entries by Dream 3D

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 […]

ERIKS: Working clean, certified, and in control with 3D printing

To enter the ERIKS facility in Alkmaar, the Netherlands, is to enter a science fiction-like realm. Motion-controlled doors automatically slide open – upward – with the wave of a hand. Loaded forklifts glide silently around corners. Men and women in blue jumpsuits walk briskly. A series of elevated conveyer belts continuously works to sort packages […]

BCN3D Slicing Guide 3: Wrap your head around wall thickness

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 3: All the ways in which wall thickness affects your print A great 3D printing experience requires more […]

Phone Skope focuses on Photocentric LC Magna solution to solve manufacturing challenge

PHONE SKOPE. Digiscoping leader, Phone Skope, has adopted a Photocentric additive manufacturing solution to manufacture its custom-moulded digiscoping adaptors. The US-based manufacturer makes precision engineered adaptors for almost any smartphone, enabling a smartphone camera to capture enhanced images and video through a scope for birding, wildlife, microbiology and astrology applications. The Photocentric additive manufacturing solution […]

Hyperloop CHF’s train prototype with 3D printed parts goes for gold at the Hyperloop pod competition

BCN3D followed Hyperloop CHF’s journey of the creation of a high-speed subsonic train prototype to the 2021 Hyperloop Competition in Valencia. Using a BCN3D Epsilon W50, the team could quickly and efficiently 3D print moulds and end-use parts in a variety of different materials. From the mind of Elon Musk, the concept of the international Hyperloop […]

The CIM UPC step up their game with an army of BCN3D printers and Smart Cabinets

With the implementation of a small print farm of BCN3D printers and Smart Cabinets, the CIM UPC has accomplished a radical transformation of the way they produce end-use applications. Experts in the field of additive manufacturing technologies, the CIM UPC team have found the Epsilon series printers with Smart Cabinet to be the most valuable […]

ELISAVA Racing Team’s Mountain Rescue Motorcycle Taken to New Heights by 3D Printing

Elisava Racing Team are creating a fully electric, intelligent motorcycle equipped for mountain rescue in hostile terrains. Collaborating with BCN3D, 19 end-use parts were printed using 3D FFF technology in a variety of different technical materials and sizes. What do mountain rescue and 3D printing have in common? Why, strength, speed, resistance and reliability of […]