TOP 5 VIDEOS: 3D printed product line for gamers…
This week we found the top 5 videos about 3D printing and the way additive manufacturing is shaping our society. The technology has infiltrated many sectors, from medical to space! Check out our selection of the week to keep up with the innovations! This week we touch on a new material developed by Sinterit, a 3D printed product line for gamers and much more! If you enjoy these, you can view even more 3D printing videos on our Youtube channel. Hope you’ll enjoy and have a great Sunday!
TOP 1: Elastic and resistant material for SLS 3D printing
The company Sinterit is an SLS 3D printer manufacturer based in Poland. The company creates affordable SLS 3D printers and also manufactures material: it has just released a new material for SLS printing. The material is called Thermoplastic Elastomer and makes it possible to 3D print functional prototypes such as pumps, bellows, gaskets and other elastic solutions. You can learn more about the advantages of this material and its production possibilities in the video below!
TOP 2: 3D printed product line for gamers
IKEA and UNYQ are partnering in order to provide gamers with customisable and useful 3D printed products. This aim of the new partnership between IKEA and UNYQ is also to explore how personalisation and home furnishing can change gaming and life around it. The first product is a biometric wrist support, which maintains the correct height of the gamer’s wrist to the keyboard, reducing strain on their tendons. The second is a keyboard accessory – soft pliable vented keycaps, which make the keyboard feel like a physical extension of gamers’ fingers. And finally, a mouse accessory was a must – this 3D printed accessory clamps the user’s mouse cable in place, preventing tangling and enabling full freedom of movement.
TOP 3: What are the benefits of AM?
In our article, ‘Why 3D printing?‘ we discuss the advantages of additive manufacturing, so does the following video. More design opportunities for complex and intricate objects, better costs, quicker manufacturing time, etc. Find out how 3D printing is affecting all sectors, from medical to aerospace!
TOP 4: 3D Printed Wheelchairs
Participant is a company that manufactures 3D printed wheelchairs for children in impoverished countries – they are able to make wheelchairs that are affordable thanks to additive manufacturing technologies. Their mission is to provide these solutions worldwide, especially in countries that do not benefit from a good healthcare system. Learn more about the philosophy and mission of this company below!
TOP 5: 3D printed prosthetic for rooster
3D printing has allowed many medical devices, including prosthetics to be developed and to respond to patient’s specific needs. This is one of the advantages of the technology, you can customise products easily to fit every single individual. Well, the technology is now being used to create prosthetics for animals, as is the case in the following video. Jack Frost, got new ‘feet’ 3D printed to allow him to walk again!
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