Five-Year-Old Cameron Designs 3D Prosthetic Hands for Other Kids

Five-year-old Cameron Haight, from Charlotte in North Carolina, USA, designs and 3D prints assistive hands for children. Currently, he has made over 44 devices for children in the US, Canada and Japan. Cameron was born with amniotic band syndrome, a condition which caused webbing, deforming and amputations to his fingers and toes. To overcome problems caused by his limb difference, Cameron and his mother, Sarah, paired up to build him a working prosthetic hand. They started 3D printing in 2016 […]

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Questions at Inside 3D Printing Singapore: Can Additive Manufacturing Take Off in the Manufacturing Sector?

Singapore: The opening of Inside 3D Printing was met with an air of uncertainty. Early visitors queuing for entry blinked their eyes at the booths fronting them as if wondering whether there were any more at the back of the exhibition hall. Exhibitors were subdued and spoke almost in whispers. It was when they were comfortably ensconced in the conference room that things began to move. In the first movement, HP’s Mitchell Beness and his first spotlight was not on […]

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Inside 3D Printing Singapore Is Back Again For The Year 2018

Calling all 3D Printing enthusiasts! Join us for fresh new features, valuable networking opportunities, and engaging session topics on strategies for the 3D industry from top-tier industry speakers at Inside 3D Printing Singapore. Gain access to industry insights from leading professionals that are driving the 3D printing industry forward. Engage representatives from top companies such as ARBURG, Creatz3D, AVS Technologies, Chemtron, Eye-2-Eye Communications, HP Inc., Shonan Design, and more. Sign up for an Expo + Seminar pass for unlimited access […]

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Preserve Yungang Heritage with 3D Printing

3D printed replicas of three Buddhist statues from the Yungang Grottoes in China are currently on display in Qingdao, eastern China, nearly 1,000km away – thanks to 3D printing technology. The 1,500-year-old grottoes were determined to be at risk from weathering and erosion. Statues in Danger Located in the city of Datong, the Yungang Grottoes are a UNESCO world heritage site with 252 caves and niches. The grottoes contain over 51,000 Buddhist statues carved into golden sandstone cliffs. However, they […]

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3 Ways You Can Repair Your Files for Free

How to edit and repair an STL file with 3 free STL editors: FreeCAD, SketchUp, Blender Repairing STL files is an important step towards creating a perfect 3D model for printing. Here are 3 free tools you can download and use, if you haven’t already. You can download them at these addresses for Blender, FreeCAD and SketchUp. Blender Blender is a great tool to work on high poly models with intricate details, but it requires high computing power. It is very easy to […]

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Project: Rose Window

Meet the Designer Anni is one of the three winners of the Raffles x Ginkgo3D Design Contest 2017. Project: Rose Window Context & Inspiration A rose window or Catherine window is often used as a generic term applied to a circular window but is especially used for those found in churches of the Gothic architectural style and being divided into segments by stone mullions and tracery. Gothic style is a well-known style, not only in clothing, jewellery and other accessories but also in architecture. Here, […]

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Project: Stairwell of Olden Days

Meet the Designer This is Jiayin’s second project submission. Check out Jiayin’s other project Generation, also featured on Ginkgo3D. Project: Stairwell of Olden Days Context & Inspiration Inspired by the spiral staircase, the jewellery pieces are designed to represent how people’s lives rotate in a seemingly endless loop. The perspective of endlessness is captured in a loop in the bangle design. The stairs are designed with equal lengths. Jewellery is a part of people’s lives. Each work contains the essence […]

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A Defining Moment & Show of Force at NAMIC Emerging Applications Summit

The Singapore Army turned up in force at NAMIC’s Additive Manufacturing (AM) Summit recently, adding a dash of colour and vitality to the event and stealing the show from luminaries from around the world with their signing of an MOU with the hosts. “The MOU will allow SAF to leverage on NAMIC’s 3D printing technology for rapid in-house prototyping of parts for military use, as well as gain access to its extensive network of research and industry partners. We will […]

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Opportunities – How To Use AM For Manufacturing Success

There are four tactical paths to deploying Additive Manufacturing into your design, production and delivery process. Here is how you can do it. When Additive Manufacturing (AM) – also known as 3D printing –  was first introduced in the 1980s, it was the stuff of science fiction and fantasy and Hollywood pictured its variants subsequently in movies ranging from Darkman to The Fifth Element and Jurassic Park. During the Industrial Revolution of the late 1700s, artisan production was replaced by large-scale […]

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