The Benefits of 3D Prototyping
When we think of manufacturing, we’re taken back to the days of old when a series of goods would travel along an escalator, which in turn could take a number of hours, as well as some additional manpower, to ensure the product was suitable. While there is nothing wrong with this process, the competitive nature […]
The Boom Behind 3D Printing
It’s no secret just how successful the 3D printing sector has become. Whether it’s around the home or a leading business, many are finding plenty of benefits thanks to 3D printing, but why is it so successful? Many would assume that 3D printing is nothing more than a phase, but nothing could be further from […]
The Advancement of 3D Manufacturing
When we consider the term 3D manufacturing, it can be easy to dismiss it as something that is able to create toys and basic tools. However, the truth is that 3D manufacturing is one of the most popular practices in the modern world today, and not without good reason. It’s worth remembering that the world […]
The Future of 3D Prining In Education
Although 3D printing first made its mark some 25 years ago, the popularity associated with such a practice has only spiked in the last few years. When it was first unearthed to the online community, it was something of a revelation, and many businesses were keen to adopt the technology for a slew of different […]
Where Does Additive Manufacturing Sit Within the World of 3D Printing?
When it comes to the world of 3D printing, many can find that the term is overused, as there are many methods of 3D printing available, depending on what you’re looking to achieve. For example, not many may have heard about additive manufacturing, let alone the benefits it offers. The following categories outline just how […]
Super models, Supercars and advanced 3D Engineering
Between September 16 and 18 the quiet town of Castell’Arquato will be transformed into a buzzing furore of energy and excitement, as 150+ Supercars and Motorbikes, as well as 500 top cyclists take part in the inaugural Best of Italy Festival 2016, celebrating the very best Italian brands, food and wine. Piazza’s will become street-food […]
Reverse Engineering – A systematic approach
Reverse engineering is an important function for a lot of companies that are developing new products or renovating obsolete assemblies. In modern industrial design we are often interested in adapting some commonly available part or simply capturing it’s form for use in part of an assembly. Traditionally we’d be CAD modelling the item by measuring […]
How do you take a design brief to create a realistic 3D Velociraptor and produce a pair of 1m tall figures in just 4 weeks including Christmas?
Well the answer is a lot of hard work, skill and a not inconsiderable amount of advanced technology. Equinox Products regularly produce fibreglass figures for Harry Levy Amusements of Broadstairs. In early December of this year, we were given a new project from the amusement company and supplied with a sketch of their new […]