3D Printing Blog

Giving Direction: Focus on the Use Case

Todd Grimm discusses how the 3D printing industry is moving away from its "anything is possible" approach to looking at where it can offer valuable solutions to existing problems. more

10 Oct 2016 15:28 The Todd Grimm Column

Is the revolution here?

TCT Show + Personalize 2016 keynote speaker David Burns discusses whether 3D printing is really revolutionising manufacturing. more

26 Jul 2016 09:45 Guest Column

Todd Grimm Column: The Million Dollar Question

TCT columnist Todd Grimm discusses a big additive manufacturing question: What technology would you buy if given $1 million? more

20 Jul 2016 14:02 The Todd Grimm Column

Todd Grimm Column: Cutting through the Clutter

Longtime TCT columnist, Todd Grimm, provides his thoughts on questioning claims of uniqueness in the 3D printing industry and making educated decisions. more

22 Feb 2016 10:00 The Todd Grimm Column

Live updates from the annual Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing International Conference in Nottingham. more

8 Jul 2015 09:13 News

Todd Grimm Column: Speaking the Truth

TCT columnist and stalwart of the additive manufacturing industry, Todd Grimm talks about choosing to be honest when we don't know the answers and stopping the flow of misinformation. more

25 Jun 2015 12:26 The Todd Grimm Column 1 Comments

The Rise of Local Digital Manufacturing

Christopher Barnatt, futurist, keynote speaker and the author of 3D Printing: Second Edition is our featured guest columnist in the June issue of TCT. more

24 Jun 2015 16:55 Guest Column

This week with the Sense 3D Scanner Dan attempts to scan his own dog and a stuffed toy version of the World's Cutest Dog, Boo. more

13 Feb 2014 15:11 PERSONALIZE

In our third week with the Cubify Sense scanner Dan scanned a gnome and tried to print it on a formlabs machine. Check out the results. more

6 Feb 2014 17:00 PERSONALIZE

We’re at week two now of our time with 3D System’s handheld 3D scanner, the Sense. Dan tries to scan and print a Cube, not the shape, the printer! more

30 Jan 2014 16:50 PERSONALIZE

We're going to scan and print using several different techniques with the 3D Systems Sense Scanner. more

23 Jan 2014 20:25 PERSONALIZE

The Cube 3's new nozzle system


Daniel O'Connor takes a look at the advancements in consumer 3D Printing he saw at International CES 2014. more

16 Jan 2014 17:02 PERSONALIZE

Kids at the Chederit School love 3D printing

Anna Marriot

3D Printing, an education

There are plans afoot to put a 3D printer into every school but as Government's drag their heels in giving children a head start in this technology, one Design & Technology teacher is racing ahead. more

14 Nov 2013 16:57 , Guest Column

The Pero

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The Netherlands is home to so many 3D printing outfits that it is fast overtaking New York as the home of 3D printing. Daniel O'Connor wonders why in his blog. more

30 Oct 2013 14:15 Daniel O'Connor's Blog

Three of Britain's most famous high street chains have entered the 3D printing market recently but Daniel O'Connor ponders whether they're forays are genuine investment or mere marketing follies. more

17 Oct 2013 16:17 PERSONALIZE

We've waxed lyrical about the site that turns Minecraft models into STLs so we felt it was about time to try the service out. more

17 Oct 2013 12:23 PERSONALIZE

To celebrate the launch of our partnership with CES, Dan was tasked with designing and printing a 3D version of the CES logo. In his blog he details how he got on with the rather daunting task. more

10 Oct 2013 14:52 PERSONALIZE

Personalize editor, Daniel O'Connor, former reality television blogger, offers his views on his first ever TCT Show and chairing session in his blog. more

27 Sep 2013 11:34 PERSONALIZE

Forget the Great British Bake Off here is the ThingiThursday Print Off, as the UP! Plus does battle against 3D Systems Cube. more

22 Aug 2013 17:20 PERSONALIZE

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