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What is 3D Printing and How Does it Work?

What is 3D Printing and How Does it Work?

If you owned a 3D printer, what would you print first? Something quirky perhaps, like a drone or a trinket for your desk? Maybe something bigger like a guitar, a car part or even a house? Here at Technology Outlet, we have a passion for 3D printing, but not everybody knows exactly what 3D printing is about, or how printers are now capable of printing full objects now instead of ink on paper. We decided to explain exactly how this unusual and modern technology works by going back to basics. Read on for more!
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The Future of 3D Printing

The Future of 3D Printing

Improvements and cost cuts are set to bring 3D printing into the mass market and even your home in the very near future.

And when this happens? The possibilities are endless. 3D printing has the potential to transform your home, your car, and even your food. Which raises a very exciting question... What does the future of 3D printing look like?

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10 Amazing Things That Have Been 3D Printed

10 Amazing Things That Have Been 3D Printed

The 1980s was a time for big hair, big computers and big music. But 3D printing? Not the obvious choice. Yet it was this busy decade that saw the emergence of the first 3D printing concepts. Fast forward thirty years and 3D printing has come a long way. From the humble beginnings of smaller printed items, this technology is now starting to make waves in a variety of industries - from medicine, housing and even food! We’ve compiled a list of 10 amazing things that have been 3D printed. Which one do you think is the best?

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Creality and Technology Outlet Skin Filament

Creality and Technology Outlet Skin Filament

A Good customer wanted to share his prints with us off the Creality CR10. Yes, we were blown away too! Printed the attached pictures using your skin coloured filament using a CR-10 at .1 layer height. The model was sliced using Cura 2.7. Great filament will purchase more now my filament of choice.

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Top Tips for 3D Printing Beginners

Top Tips for 3D Printing Beginners

As with any skill, there are techniques and approaches that are seen as standard. Sometimes, these techniques are discovered, but if you’re lucky, you’ll be introduced to them by somebody with a little more experience in the craft.

To help you on your journey to expertise, we’ve compiled our list of top tips to help.

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3D Printed Robots

3D Printed Robots

Robotics and 3D printing go together almost as well as fish and chips. Yes, that is a big claim we know. As we have said time and again now, 3D printing has infiltrated almost every industry with some incredible results and its amalgamation with robotic technology is no different. This week we’re going to have a look at just some of the ways in which this union has seriously inspired us.
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3D Printed Animal Aid

3D Printed Animal Aid

3D printing is far more than just one of those nifty things for big kids, it's starting to push boundaries and make a real difference to lives both human and animal. In this week’s blog, we’re going to have a look at the animals who have been saved by the wonders of 3D printing and give you all the opportunity to get your fix of cute animals and cool technology all in one go.
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5 Ways 3D Printing Is Transforming Medicine

5 Ways 3D Printing Is Transforming Medicine

Bespoke items with a range of applications can be produced on a tailored basis with no dependence on industrial equipment. Many predict this will revolutionise the way we manufacture and produce certain items and tools, not least, medical equipment.

So here are five reasons to get excited about 3D printing revolutionising medicine:

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