Tagged: 3D printed

Zortrax creates lightweight and powerful 3D printed motorcycle

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Europe-based 3D printing solutions company Zortrax has come up with their first attempt to create a 3D printed motorcycle which is currently in prototype stage and very close to hitting the roads. Their inspiration for making a bike came from their staff members, most of whom are motorcycle enthusiasts. The team choose 600cc as their ideal power unit as most of the lightweight and powerful bikes fall in this middleweight category.
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US students 3D printed prosthetic hand for a Scottish teenager

3D prosthetic hand

When a viable prosthetic hand cost approximately £30,000, a fully-functional 3D printed prosthetic hand for only £40 is simply unimaginable. A team of science students from West Brook High School in Beaumont, Texas, USA have really made the impossible possible. The team has 3D printed a prosthetic hand that costs less than £40 for Caleb Morrison, a 16-year-old from East Kilbride in Scotland. Caleb was born without right wrist and hand. Earlier, Caleb was using a basic prosthetic arm but he is really excited to use the new 3D printed hand that reached him a week before Christmas. Read More…

3D printed Youbionic prosthetic hand can now be pre-ordered for $1,355

Youbionic prosthetic hand

The electronically controlled Youbionic hand has been in development for quite some time now, and now it is ready for commercial use. This 3D printed robotic hand is actuated with muscle movement and works quite well for people having a missing hand. Not only that, the prosthetic hand is ideal for people having some loss in motor function, and also for people who want an increased physical capability. However, I fail to understand why a person having no limb disability would go for this bionic hand.
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3D printed Chevrolet Camaro V8 LS3 engine

3D printed Chevrolet Camaro V8 LS3 engine

3D printing has given new life to additive manufacturing possibilities, making possible what earlier was unthinkable. Take for example creating miniature replicas of car engines, just like the one by Keith. Now, Eric Harrell has made a fully working engine modeled on Chevrolet Camaro V8 LS3 engine. The replica engine is 3D printed taking visual clues from images, repair manuals and diagrams. In fact Eric himself admitted that he didn’t have the real engine to make his task easier.

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3D printed Bastion computer case is every Overwatch fans fantasy

3D printed Bastion  PC case mod

Multiplayer video game Overwatch has found its way into almost every screen. The game is a center of attraction for abundance of gamers, who can live stream their game on social media. After ZaziNombies created famous Reaper’s Hellfire Shotguns from the game in LEGOs, a PC case modder Jan Erik Vangen has 3D printed a desktop computer after Bastion – the most loved character in Overwatch. If you didn’t know it was a computer, you could simply mistake it for a robot. Read More…

3D printed AirPods charging dock will keep the headphones charged all the time

3D printed AirPods charging dock

The exciting new AirPods  have been the most talked about accessory since the iPhone 7 launch. There are people who have ripped the little Bluetooth earpods apart to see their innards, and then there is Reddit user jimbojsb, who has 3D printed a Charging Cradle for the AirPods . The desktop AirPods  charging dock is created with a Wanhao Duplicator i3 V2 3D printer, and is made to rest the AirPods  case supplied by Apple for charging the headphones. Read More…

Honda shows off a tiny 3D printed, customizable electric vehicle

Honda 3D printed customizable electric vehicle

Of course 3D printed cars have become a rage in auto industry. The early ones we have seen have been from lesser known companies; therefore, when it comes from Honda, we have to stop and watch. Days after the Paris Auto Show, at the Ceatec 2016, Honda unveiled the Micro Commuter electric car – a 3D printed, customizable electric vehicle (EV). What makes the car extraordinary is the extreme automotive customization that is possible with the car. Read More…

‘Heavy Metal’ 3D printed electric guitar is treat for the ears and eyes

Heavy Metal 3D printed electri guitar

We have seen all kinds of guitars which a musician would love to get their hands on, and now it’s time for another one. This time it is a 3D printed aluminum guitar which looks impressive, and it plays like any other high-end electric guitar. With all the rose and barbed wire shapes on the guitar it won’t seem out of place in a G’NR concert. Using additive manufacturing technique to make an electric guitar dubbed ‘Heavy Metal’ makes complete sense as one can get any desired look. This guitar is created by Xilloc, an expert in 3D printing who got a request from Olaf Diegel of OddGuitars to make the base for one.
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You can soon take home licensed 3D printed Star Trek spaceships

3D printed Star Trek spaceships

It’s difficult to kill the Star Trek fan within. Therefore, it won’t be an exaggeration to say that we all crave for artifacts related to the franchise. To satiate our yearning, San Francisco-based Eucl3d in partnership with Cryptic Studios, Perfect World, and CBS has created and allowing fans like you and me to create 3D printed Star Trek spaceships. Presently, there are almost 400 replica vessels up for grabs all of which are modeled after ships from Star Trek Online, a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by Cryptic Studios. Read More…

Glowing-eyed 3D printed Terminator head is one cool creation

3D printed terminator with glowing eyes

There are so many 3D creations to talk about, but this terminator head with glowing eyes was the pick of the day. Created by Multi3D, using T-800 model by machina and circuits made of Electrifi filament, the 3D printed terminator head with terrifying eyes is neat creation. It’s not really a beginner’s deal, but surely a fun creation, considering Halloween is just around the corner, and you’ll need spooky stuff for home décor. Interested 3Ders can download all files from Thingiverse, and read details about the project on Instructables. Read More…