3d printing

Startups

The Surprising Genius of 3D Printed Rockets

3D printing is poised to revolutionize manufacturing.  Why not the space industry as well? 3D printed rockets save on up front tooling, enable rapid iteration, decrease part count, and facilitate radically new designs.

Read More
Future

Why This 3D-Printed House Will Change The World

The impact of this 3D-printing breakthrough for construction and for the buildings we all use could be huge. The B1M explores.

Read More
Science

This Photon-Printed Carbon Is Stronger Than Diamond

Scientists might have reached the theoretical limit of how strong this particular material can get, designing the first-ever super-light carbon nanostructure that’s stronger than diamond. The latest development in the nanoworld of carbon comes from a team that has designed something called carbon plate-nanolattices. Under a scanning electron microscope, they look like little cubes, and […]

Read More
Covid Pandemic Maker

3D Printed Respirator Face Mask

I love the innovation and passion shown by the 3D printing and maker community during the pandemic. The 3D Handyman shows you how to make a respirator with a Food-Safe 100% Silicone seal for about $2.75 in materials. Be sure to read his safety information.

Read More
Covid Pandemic Maker

Custom 3D Printed Respirator Face Mask with Replaceable filters

The 3D Handyman shares an interesting technique to address the mask shortage in light of the COVID pandemic. However, there are safety concerns you should take seriously. Highlights added. I’m sharing this video here to inspire folks to use the tools and expertise at their disposal to fight this awful disease. Your safety is no […]

Read More
Space

How to Build On Mars

Swarms of robots 3D printing from martian dust, cutting-edge engineering, NASA-recognised designs and inflatable pods that feel just like home. This is how we build on Mars. Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links, here – https://www.theb1m.com/video/this-is-how-we-build-on-mars  

Read More
Interesting Maker

How 3D Printing is Spurring Innovation in Manufacturing & Design

PBS NewsHour highlights startup called Relativity and how it is pushing space technology forward by pushing 3D printing technology to its limits, building the largest metal 3D printer in the world. Major companies anxious to try these new ways of manufacturing, too. It’s a good look at some of the amazing advances that’s launching the […]

Read More