Magicmodel does 3D Scanning for FREE

This wishing well was the perfect subject for the Magicmodel 1st ever 2D photos to 3D Model test. We’re sure pleased how it came out and are now looking for more things to scan. So please lock away all your pets, cats, dogs, budgies cause we have a new tool and it’s called a camera!! […]

Will 3DHubs be the new Ebay of 3DPrinting?

Recently we have been considering outsourcing some of our work to the all new and ever expanding @3DHubs community, with mixed results. The prices listed for each hub vary greatly so in order to minimise the collateral damage we decided to opt for the less expensive hubs just as an experiment on some jobs that […]

Dual / Twin / Double Extruder FDM

Until recently I was a little sceptical about dual extruding. Why would anyone want to have two extruders on their 3dprinter or prototyping machine? Well, there is one great reason and that is for support structure which is soluble. Stratasys FDM machines come with dual extruders and they use a soluble support material which dissolves […]

Stereolithography with Form1

Recently we here at Magicmodel got our hands on the SLA printer that is the Form1. Initial impressions are good and it will allow us to produce rapid prototypes at a much higher resolution than before. Keep posted for more news on this ground breaking technology. WE GOT ONE OF THESE         […]

Aerodynamic applications in 3d printing

Wind tunnel and aerodynamic applications 3d printing There are no other applications as glamorous as aerodynamic and wind tunnel applications in the world of 3d printing. Formula 1 teams have been using 3d printing technologies for many years now. They mainly use Stereolithography for the wind tunnel parts which need to have a smooth surface. […]