3D printing technology offers a unique combination of design freedom and ease of reproduction. In the space of a few hours, you can come up with your own unique 3D model and turn it into a physical object, all without the use of expensive molds and heavy-duty machining tools.
However, not all 3D models translate well into 3D printed objects . Some may be harder to pull off than the others. If you’re designing your own models for 3D printing, there are certain factors that you will need to consider.
To help you plan ahead, there are some of the best tips from 3D printing and modeling experts. 1. Reduce supports by following the 45-degree rule Overhanging features aren’t really huge issues when it comes to 3D printing because you can easily remedy the problem […]
Above: PepsiCo food, snack, and beverage product line-up/Source: PepsiCo PepsiCo turned to tooling with 3D printing...