Designing 3D parts, for 3D Printing, Part 2-Threads.

Image depicting a 3D Printed thread. ©2017 3D Print N Scan Ltd. Designing 3D parts for 3D Printing In this latest Blog we will be discussing the production of 3D printed Polyjet Resin threads! How these threads are produced, what they are used for, and the types of thread that can be produced! The production of […]

How to use a scalpel when model making

How to use a scalpel when model making Anyone can pick up a knife and cut some material? How to use a scalpel when model making, from my experience it all boils down to which knife, blade & handle you are most happy with! I prefer like many! to use a swann morton no 3-scalpel […]

Commissioning a model with 3D Print N Scan – And value for money!

Why is it so expensive to get a 3D model made? Clients regularly ask me… “Why is it so expensive to get a 3D model made?” Faced with a quote for many thousands of pounds, even tens of thousands, for a large detailed model, customers gulp at the price they see before their eyes. So, […]

How Polyjet 3D printing works

How Polyjet 3D printing works. Polyjet 3D printing is the process of building up layers of photopolymers, by jetting droplets of UV curable liquid onto a bed, and curing it with a UV light layer by layer. The process starts with a CAD file, saved to the required printer file type. From hear the printer […]

Intellectual Property – Are your Designs and products safe!

Intellectual Property – Are your Designs and products safe! [2] 3D HUBS Marvin key chain, in our printer software & the Physical print for registration with 3D HUBS, images taken by 3D Print N Scan, of the digital part in our printer software & the physical part after printing are not for sale and may […]

Designing 3D parts, for 3D Printing, Part 1.

Unlike design for current manufacturing processes, 3D printing opens up a whole new avenue for designing parts. Gone are the days of designing a component, where you had to have some understanding of current manufacturing methods, so your part could actually be machined, on a milling machine or lathe. And junior designers, being sent away […]

3D Print ‘N’ Scan talk materials

In this blog, we will start with the basics! For those of you wishing to understand a little about 3D Printing materials. The world-wide web can sometimes get a little confusing! so we have written this Blog, to try and help you understand, some of the differences, between materials used for 3D Printing. There is […]