Entries by Mark Henton

How 3D Printing Cuts Costs in Moviemaking – Dark Cell business case

“We have had lots of movie professionals visiting our set and all of them were amazed with what we achieved with 3D printing“ SUMMARY A cluster of 8 Zortrax 3D printers have been used to print props and decorations for Dark Cell, a pilot for a French science fiction series featuring Juliette Tresanini. 3D printers allowed the […]

BCN3D – the new Metal Pack to pave the way for stainless steel 3D Printing

BCN3D responds to the growing demand of the industry’s need to produce stainless steel parts, mainly within the pharmaceutical, food, automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing sectors. The new Pack enables metal 3D printing to compete directly with current technologies MIM and CNC, offering similar mechanical properties and far more design freedom. The BCN3D Metal Pack has […]

BCN3D Slicing Guide – Layer Height

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 1: All the ways in which layer height affects your print What is Layer height? The Layer height […]

IDEX Technology: Doubling Productivity While Halving Costs

Introduction Independent Dual Extrusion technology (IDEX) enables 3D printers to work with both tool heads simultaneously and independently which can result in numerous benefits. This blog shares some of the thinking from BCN3D on how their IDEX technology works, how it came to life, and its main differences compared to single and dual extrusion. How […]

Reducing Creative Restrictions with 3D Printing

This blog we wanted share is about how filming underwater was made easier with the help of Zortrax 3D Printers Introduction Summary Gates Underwater Products, an America-based well-established manufacturer of underwater housings, have Zortrax 3D printers in their workshop for both prototyping and production. In most of their projects Gates uses durable and versatile Z-ABS filament. The […]

The Digital Approach to Same-day Custom Ear Molds

We wanted to share this case study between Hearing Beyond and Frank Talarico, MCISc with Shining 3D Introduction Frank Talarico owns and practices at the Hearing Beyond Audiology and Hearing Clinic in Toronto, Canada, where he implements various innovative and creative techniques to help his patients hear and communicate better. Frank has worked extensively with […]

How to use the New Mesh Editing function for Einscan HX

Shining 3D have added a new mesh editing function via the update HX v1.2.0.2 update for EinScan HX Hybrid Blue Laser & LED Light Source Handheld 3D Scanner, –  In this article you will learn more about the Instructions to Mesh Optimization and the outcome. Unlike other post-process functions which only do a single operation, “Mesh Optimization” […]