XpertFab’s new Creation Workstation is an all-in-one personal desktop fabrication factory

XpertFab’s Creation Workstation has the option to switch between five fabrication modes including precision CNC milling, powerful 2.8 Watt laser etching and cutting, 3D printing, drag-knife cutting and diamond tip engraving.

Source: www.3ders.org/articles/20150531-xpertfab-creation-workstation-is-an-all-in-one-personal-desktop-fabrication-factory.html

Rubber Band Powered, 3D Printed Race Boat: 18 Steps (with Pictures)

Zippercraft is a 3D printed, rubber band powered boat. It won the open class Moat Boat Paddle Battle at Maker Faire Bay Area, 2015. It has a very simple design; you can make one, too!Here, you can see how it performs; It shot down the 12′ course in about 2 seconds. That’s roughly 4 miles/hour, or 3.5 knots!

Source: www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Powered-3D-Printed-Race-Boat/

New Viscous Sheet Simulation Technique Enables Color 3D Printing

Changxi Zheng, assistant professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering along with China’s Zhejiang University researchers has created a method that enabling hydrographic printing, with exact alignment. Hydrographic printing is a well-known industrial process that transfers color ink of a thin film to the surface of 3D structures to color them.

Source: www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=43866