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Towards Sustainable ‘Biofriendly’ Materials for Additive Manufacturing (Part 3 of 3)

Though SLA’s underlying process has changed little over the years, 3D printing has begun to revolutionize modern manufacturing. Read more

Fixing 3D models with Spark’s Repair sample app

Many 3D models are printed with multiple defects, which are usually the result of faulty modelling. These flaws can also occur as a result of the software used to produce the STL file. Read more

Spark's Raphael Stargrove to present at AMUG 2016

On Tuesday, April 5, Spark's Materials Program Senior Product Manager will give a talk on "Designing for Additive Manufacturing" at the AMUG2016 conference. Read more

Towards Sustainable 'Biofriendly' Materials for Additive Manufacturing (Part 2 of 3)

Equipped with 11 bio-inspired design strategies borrowed from the natural world, the class spent the fall semester developing promising avenues for the development of high performance 3D printing... Read more

How Nature Makes Things: Relevant Bio-Inspired Approaches

Additive manufacturing shows great promise for making things in a way that more closely resembles natural form, but some of the below strategies are worth investigating to reduce or eliminate... Read more

How HSBcad reduces their development time with Spark

HSBcad has been able to reduce their development time with the help of Spark APIs. Read more

Towards Sustainable ‘Biofriendly’ Materials for Additive Manufacturing (Part 1 of 3)

As the additive manufacturing industry grows and extends its reach, it becomes important to ask a number of related health, safety, and environmental questions. Read more

What if our outfit could recognize and respond to the gaze of the other?

This is an interactive 3D printed wearable which can detect other people’s gaze and respond accordingly with life-like behavior. Read more

The Future of Homes: 3D Printing In Architecture

From 3D printed structures of homes to innovative structural bricks that support advanced cooling and heating within homes, the rate of innovation for 3D printing has accelerated faster than... Read more

3D Printing is Broken, But it Can Be Fixed

The systems behind 3D printing are broken, but there's good news: they can be fixed. Read more