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FabPro 1000 | Grow with 3D Systems Entry-Level 3D Printing to Production

Q & A with President and CEO Vyomesh Joshi (VJ) on the New FabPro 1000 Source: 3D Systems Following 3D Systems’ announcement of FabPro™ 1000, there has been a steady flow of interest around our take on industrial entry-level 3D printing: where FabPro fits into an additive manufacturing workflow, why we are investing in entry-level solutions, […]

The Different Types of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing in 2018

Man Seeking Woman VFX

Man Seeking Woman: Behind the Scenes

Using state of the art 3D scanning technology (both photogrammetry and Artec Eva’s white light handheld scanners) we were able to create an accurate digital copy at nearly 100 microns in details. To increase the realism of these characters – each scan was then rigged and animated by their talented CG artists. Eliminating animatronic elements […]

Alexander Payne’s new film, “Downsizing”

Every now and then we have the privilege of working on very unique and exciting projects. In 2016, our teams at both Selftraits and Objex Unlimited 3D scanned and printed hundreds of extras, props and models to assist in the production of Alexander Payne’s new film, “Downsizing.” This film chronicles a scientist that discovers how to shrink humans to […]

Delivering a new life to Hernandez-Torres conjoined twins with 3D printed anatomical models

Faking It With Fossils

3D PRINTING FOR FOSSIL REPRODUCTION WITH 3D SYSTEMS PROJET 660 Author: Courtney Link | 3D Printing Production & Finishing Artist | BA Anthropology & Religion, Diploma – Museum Studies INTRODUCTION In April 2016, Stephen Vickers, a 3D Survey Specialist with EllisDon Virtual Construction Services, came to Objex Unlimited with the challenge of reproducing fossils he […]

Introducing Artec Studio 12

SOURCE: Artec 3D April 24, 2017 09:00 ET Artec 3D Releases Artec Studio 12 Software Featuring Enhanced 3D Intelligence, Speed and Workflow New Intelligence-Based Software Saves Post-Processing Time with 28 New Features for New and Experienced Users PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 24, 2017) – Artec 3D, a developer and manufacturer of professional 3D hardware […]

3D Printed Factory Claw

Printing parts that “work” – the engineer’s desktop

3D Printing brings a whole new dimension to the world of engineers, fabrication and designers. We’ve discussed at length in previous articles the many misconceptions about the world of 3D Printing. In the following article, I’ll focus on the true value of having a 3D Printer in your workflow as an engineer or designer. Just […]

ProJet MJP 2500W

3D Systems Introduces New Printers and Materials Focused on Accelerating 3D Production

3D Systems is again pushing the envelope with new products to their lineup that support the usage of 3D Printers for end-manufactured parts. With new capabilities to accelerate additive manufacturing, the new products and materials were introduced to support the growing demand for investment casting, jewelry and dental markets, while extending its leadership in precision metal […]

Why Businesses Need to Get Ready for 3D Printing

We’d like to thank Andy Bell for contributing this guest blog post! 3D printing has finally become an integral part of society and the manufacturing industry. Several years ago, 3D printing was just an idea, but it was a powerful idea. The thought of being able to print whatever you want in many sizes was […]

Objex Unlimited 2016 Year-End Review!

First and foremost, on behalf of the entire Objex Unlimited team, we want to take this opportunity to thank you!  We know without our supporters, customers, clients, and partners… we wouldn’t be here today. Thank you for making everything we do possible, and helping us to grow to better serve 3D Technologies to the Toronto […]

Markforged Announces the Mark X – The Biggest and Most Precise Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

The Mark X Brings First-Ever Combination of Strength, Precision, Quality, and Beauty for Industrial, Automotive, Functional Prototyping, Robotic, and Prosthetic Applications. CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) OCTOBER 04, 2016 – Published originally on www.prweb.com Markforged is excited to announce the launch of the industry’s most powerful fiber composite 3D printer, the Mark X. In addition to a large print […]

Markforged Announces Onyx – Their most advanced material yet

Markforged announced today the immediate release of Onyx–the most advanced material for Markforged yet–available to all Mark Two Enterprise users. The Onyx material is made up of chopped carbon, and is the first alternative to the base Nylon material. Before all users needed to print with Nylon and reinforce with one of the four fiber […]

3D Scanning Basics – A Primer for Turning Real Objects into Digital Files

This article was initially published in the July 2015 Issue of Graphic Arts Magazine. Whatever your application may be, the one thing you will always need for ANY 3D print is a functional 3D design file. You can design the file from scratch using CAD (or any of the various 3D design software programs), but […]

Objex Unlimited Inc. – Partners with 3D Systems to Bring Affordable, Professional 3D Printing Solutions to the Workplace with the new ProJet MJP 2500

Introducing the MarkForged Mark Two

We’re excited to announce the next generation in the line of MarkForged industrial strength 3D printers: The Mark Two Just like the previous generation “Mark One,” the Mark Two continues to be the perfect Engineer’s Desktop tool. Designed to create strong parts, while maintaining intuitive and reliable operation, the Mark Two introduces some new key features to help push it […]

Printing in Full-colour 3D using ColorJet 3D Printers (CJP)

This article was initially published in the June 2015 Issue of Graphic Arts Magazine. In this first of several monthly features on 3D printing by Toronto’s Objex Unlimited 3D Print Studio, Brand Manager and Marketing Coordinator Matt Belo explores the fascinating world of 3D ColorJet Printing. These articles are initially written for a Graphics/2D Printing […]