Production of silicone molds: Step by step

In this article, we will show you how to make a simple silicone mold, a plaster tub, and then cast a plaster or concrete sculpture. The production of silicone molds varies greatly according to the project, for this case of a simple bust shape, the so-called ....

3D printing and bronze casting

It's been about 3 months since we decided to try to cast some metals in our FutLab workshop. It started relatively inconspicuously and quite easily. We bought a special clay, a jewelry kiln and we made the first experimental simple castings into the clay with the help of 3D printing ....
A thorny path from 3D printing to metal casting

A thorny path from 3D printing to metal casting

It took us about 8 months to get from 3D prototype printing to casting the first metal. In the meantime, we went through almost all stages of production and imitation of real metal, opened new rooms and enjoyed many worries with the reconstruction. Of course we all the time ...

The most common printing errors

In this article, you will learn what are the most common errors in 3D printing and how to avoid them. In the last article, we focused on the most common errors when assembling and setting up a 3D printer. Now let's look at the errors in the printing itself. What to look out for in 3D printing Here is ...

News in 3D printing May 2018

We bring you more news from 3D printing for the last month. Specialists have created a new type of cheap 3D printer The new system of cheap 3D printing was introduced by experts from the University of Minnesota. Thanks to this technology, they can print directly on human skin. Using a 3D printer, you can ...