Weta Workshop’s Practical Effects Magic with 3D Printing

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][ultimate_heading main_heading=”To CGI or not CGI? That is the question…” alignment=”left” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:ABeeZee|font_call:ABeeZee” main_heading_style=”font-style:italic;,font-weight:bold;”][/ultimate_heading][vc_empty_space height=”20″][vc_column_text]CGI has been proliferating in the film industry for many, many years now. Almost all the movies we see these days, whether it’s the plethora of superhero stories or adapting iconic literary pieces onto the silver screen (you’d be surprised how …

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3d printed magnetic automated feeder

Story Submission: Automatic Feeder

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BrpEYqbyUQ” align=”center”][vc_empty_space height=”30″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css_animation=”bounceInLeft”] Viking Machinery NZ James Hussey runs a company that builds automated manufacturing machines and several years ago he had realised that traditional parts feeding was often prohibitively expensive for many small projects. He set about designing a solution that would be ideal for bringing the cost of automation down …

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Combining Traditional Art with Digital Tech

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”11317″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” css_animation=”fadeIn”][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeInLeft”]Bay of Plenty artist, Joe Te Wharau (of Ngāti Maru descent) has combined “3D printing technology with traditional Maori designs to create new ‘digital treasures’”. His art is entitled as Matihiko Taonga V1.0,which will be exhibited at the Art of Technology exhibition in Tauranga from now until November 5th Taonga, in Maori …

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Christchurch surgeons practice on 3D prints

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeInUp”]There are many different 3D printing applications within the medical world and the first things that come to mind are 3D printed prosthetics and 3D printed living body parts – for example, ears – using bio-ink. These applications often relate to end-use: 3D parts that are meant to be transplanted into the patient.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column …

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Top 5 Flexible Filaments for 3D printing

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ult_animation_block animation=”bounceInLeft” animation_duration=”3″ animation_delay=”0″ animation_iteration_count=”1″][vc_column_text] 3D printing flexible filament 3D printing is an amazing technology that has allowed us to create many great objects, from detailed models of figurines to prototype parts for manufacturing. Moving forward from rigid models many companies have developed a filament for 3D printing that is flexible![/vc_column_text][/ult_animation_block][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ult_animation_block animation=”bounceInLeft” animation_duration=”3″ animation_delay=”0″ animation_iteration_count=”1″][vc_column_text] …

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High resolution prints with consumer 3D printer

[vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” full_height=”yes” columns_placement=”bottom” equal_height=”yes” content_placement=”bottom” bg_type=”image” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_new=”id^11006|url^https://3dprinting.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/magnify-high-quality-prints.jpg|caption^null|alt^null|title^magnify high quality prints|description^null” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_img_attach=”fixed”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”300″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1501640304035{margin-right: -300px !important;}”]        Can you see the layer lines? Only with a magnifying glass. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”80″][ult_animation_block animation=”fadeIn” animation_duration=”3″ animation_delay=”0″ animation_iteration_count=”1″][vc_column_text css_animation=”none”] High definition printing with FDM 3D printers At our top secret office in New Zealand, a …

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3D printed New Zealand Railway Models

[vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” full_height=”yes” bg_type=”image” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_new=”id^10815|url^https://3dprinting.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/3D-printed-train-on-UP-Plus-2-printer.jpg|caption^null|alt^Long 3D printed train sitting on the platform of an UP Plus 2 3D printer|title^3D printed train on UP Plus 2 printer|description^null” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”800″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1500429977746{margin-right: -300px !important;}”]        Yes, this was printed on an UP Plus 2!! [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1500421703862{margin-right: -200px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”80″][ult_animation_block animation=”fadeIn” animation_duration=”3″ animation_delay=”0″ animation_iteration_count=”1″][vc_single_image source=”external_link” external_img_size=”500 …

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Hello New Zealand!

This is the very first posting to the 3D Printing New Zealand new web site. We’ll feature the latest trends in the 3d printing industry as well as new 3d printers that are too be launched.

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