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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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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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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Wonder Material Graphene and Its Impact on 3D Printing

Graphene has been described as a ‘wonder material’ and it’s easy to see why. Graphene has caught the attention of scientists and researchers throughout the world. It’s set to change the future of various industries, including 3D printing, energy storage, wearable tech and many more. The Discovery of Graphene There have been many attempts to extract Graphene from graphite for years, with many experiments failing to do so. Fortunately, scientists Professor Sir Andre Geim and Professor Sir Kostya Novoselov of […]

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Jamela Law: Using 3D Printing to Create Fashion Inspired by Nature

The theme for Harper’s Bazaar Art Prize 2017 was “Fashion Meets Art”. Fashion artist Jamela Law took an inspiration from nature, transformed it into fashion and produced it using 3D printing. For that, she was named one of the finalists in the prestigious competition. “My inspiration is the honeycomb, a structure unique to the creative power of bees, says Jamela. “They build strong, systematic and nurturing honeycombed hives, similar to the way humans construct objects for protection, be it clothing […]

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Oh, What a Lovely, 3D-Printing, Messy Crowd That Was, at the Singapore Maker Faire!

A remote-controlled 3D Printed BB-8 Star Wars robot. Light sabers and alien creatures. A fully-animatronic talking parrot. 3D printed dresses and hoverboards in an online game. These were some of the crowd-drawing exhibits at this year’s Maker Faire Singapore, part of the Singapore Science Festival. Drawing some 15,000 visitors, the four-day event included Maker Faire, the Singapore Maker Extravaganza, the inaugural Maker Conference and Maker Summit, a platform to discuss topics like entrepreneurship, community and technology. For Ginkgo3D, this was […]

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3D Printing Ceramics With a Self-Built 3D Printer and Clay Extruder

Interdisciplinary artist Taekyeom Lee shares his quest to build a better ceramic printer. Since the summer of 2015, I have been interested in the possibility of combining typography, ceramic and 3D printing. Especially, desktop 3D printing drew my attention because it does not need a space and equipment for a clay studio. My self-built ceramic 3D printer was based on a Delta style 3D printer. There are several different types of 3D printers and RepRap is one of the famous open source […]

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Virtual Reality, Hoverboards & All That Pizzazz

Project Hex – Gerald Chin’s Final Year Project combines a Personal Mobility Device and a virtual reality game into a sleek and stylish package. The Ginkgo3D team met Gerald Chin in 2015 when he was a third year Product Design undergraduate at NTU. Even then, he displayed an infectious enthusiasm in the design of games and artifacts printed in 3D. (See http://blog.ginkgo3d.com/gerald-chin-rushing-against-time/). We immediately recruited Gerald to be our Designer-For-Hire. Fast forward two years later, and here he is, displaying his […]

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