How to orient hollow models and cavities on a Formlabs SLA?

In the previous articles we talked about the basic process architecture and methodology of Formlabs SLA, and part orientation and support structure generation for the same. In this article, we will cater to hollow models and cavities and in the process understand the nitty-gritties of part orientation and the impending… Continue reading

Formlabs: Part orientation & support structure generation

In the last article we talked about the process architecture and printer characteristics of a Formlabs SLA printer. In this article we will cover other important aspects like part orientation and support structure generation. As you all know, although the methodology, in theory, of Formlabs SLA is similar to a… Continue reading

Formlabs: Basic process architecture and methodology

Over the past few years a lot of 3D Printer manufacturers have wowed the Indian market with their state-of-the-art 3D Printers. Formlabs is one such company reviving the 3D Printing industry with its desktop Stereolithography printers. Formlabs’ Form 2 is a very compact desktop Stereolithography (SLA) machine that delivers an… Continue reading

SLS vs SLA vs FFF – What works best for your 3D Printing prototype?

There are numerous technologies catering to various applications in 3D Printing. The most commonly used technologies are Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Stereolithography (SLA), and Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF). To elaborate the varied nature of 3D Printing processes, here’s an article that gives detailed insights and compares the different 3D Printing technologies:… Continue reading

FDM vs FFF: Know the difference!

Doesn’t FDM and FFF cater to a similar technology? Yes. So that means they are one and the same, right? No. Here’s a short answer to your question: They are similar. But despite being similar, they are different. Explore the longer version below: Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) is a proprietary… Continue reading

A brief introduction to Carbon’s CLIP technology

It so very rarely happens that some company innovates on a new application and brings forth a new paradigm shift. Carbon3D is one such company riding on innovation with their proprietary Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP) technology. CLIP is an advancement in the field of Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing). Traditional… Continue reading

Graphene: The strongest 3D Printing material ever made

Graphene is, if the title of this article hasn’t already given it away, the strongest 3D Printing material to have ever been produced yet. In layman’s terms, Graphene is a thin layer of pure carbon; it is a single, tightly packed layer of carbon atoms that are bonded together in a… Continue reading

3D Printing Human tissue in action with hyper precision

About a few years ago, if you would have presented to someone an idea that human tissues could be 3D Printed, they would have had you tested for lunacy. But fast forward to this day, and the same lunatic could now be hailed as a visionary. Today, we may have… Continue reading

3D Printed Titanium brake caliper: The first of its kind by Bugatti

3D printing is such a revolutionary technology that professionals from every industry are scrambling to discover how they can improve their products and design using this technology. Engineers and designers at Bugatti challenged themselves to redesign the brake caliper for their latest sports car — Chiron. What they ended up… Continue reading

Everything you need to know about HP’s new 3D Printer

The latest talk around 3D Printing industry is the launch of HP’s first ever 3D Printer in India which works on HP’s proprietary Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) technology. MJF is quite similar to Selective Laser Sintering (SLS). Both are powder based technologies and there is no support structure generation in… Continue reading