3D Printing Blog

Free STL Viewing Software tools and utilities, revisited.

We take another look at the current STL viewing tools and utilities available to designers and engineers. March 2017.

Food Safe 3D Printing. Revisted.

An overview of 3d printing utensils, moulds and equipment for the food production industry, January 2017.

3D Printing Designs for use with Food.

Developing products for use with food ? A brief overview of some of the issues to consider when 3D Printing designs for use with food.

How to: Repairing .STL files

Repairing and exporting .stl files using Netfabb. A quick guide.

Checking your .STL file for 3D Printing.

A quick overview with some suggestions on how to check your .stl file before sending for 3D Printing.

FDM Materials. New additions.

We've added new, specialist materials to our 'Strong & Durable' 3d printing service in FDM, aimed at designers and manufacturers producing parts for specialist applications.

Painting and Finishing - Strong & Durable parts.

A guide to finishing and painting designs 3d printing with our 'Strong Durable' service.

3D Printed 'Digital Materials'

Our new range of digital materials makes 3d printing rubber like parts cheaper and Easier.

3D Printing in Metals

Our current range of metals for 3D printing. UPDATED.

Large Format 3D Printing.

We offer a 'large format' 3D printing service for your large designs and give you a choice of materials. Here we note the maximum 3d print sizes. UPDATED.