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3D Printed Art – The Technology of Expression

3D Printing A Life Size Swan With Builder
3D Printing A Life Size Swan With Builder
4 March 2022

   3D printing enables anyone to design and manufacture high-quality, three-dimensional models and parts for any application. Add a large build volume to the mix, and you have a tool that can print realistic life-size models.   Builder is the best-known large-format Fused Filament Fabrication 3D printer manufacturer, with their Extreme series boasting huge […]

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Builder Launches Extreme 1500 HC 3D Printer (it’s huge!)
Builder Launches Extreme 1500 HC 3D Printer (it’s huge!)
20 November 2021

When you need build space, Builder 3D always deliver and their latest 3D printer, the Extreme 1500 H, does it with greater print reliability than ever, thanks to a heated chamber! What is the Extreme 1500 HC? It’s a large-format, Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) 3D printer for factories and manufacturing plants. It is designed to […]

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Formnext 2021 is almost here and Additive-X would like to invite you to meet us there!
Formnext 2021 is almost here and Additive-X would like to invite you to meet us there!
10 November 2021

  We’re jetting off to Frankfurt, Germany for the 16 to 19th November to attend Formnext 2021.   Formnext  is a fantastic opportunity to explore the latest printers and materials, learn about different 3D printing applications, and network with industry peers.   If you are going to be there you can book an appointment with […]

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Additive-X Highlights from TCT 3Sixty 2021
Additive-X Highlights from TCT 3Sixty 2021
19 October 2021

After a long hiatus in the events industry the Additive-X team were looking forward to getting on the road with some printers and their Sat Navs pointing to the NEC, Birmingham!   TCT 3Sixty was the first exhibition as Additive-X Ltd since rebranding from GoPrint3D and we wanted show how proud we are of our […]

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Naturalis 3D Prints a Full Size Replica of Their Original Tyrannosaurus Rex to Send to Japan
Naturalis 3D Prints a Full Size Replica of Their Original Tyrannosaurus Rex to Send to Japan
14 April 2021

Naturalis 3D prints a full size replica of their original Tyrannosaurus Rex After a year of 3D scanning, modelling and 3D printing, Naturalis,  the national museum of natural history in Leiden, Netherlands has finished their fully 3D printed replica of the T-Rex skeleton excavated in 2013. Measuring 12 meters long and 5 meters high it […]

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3D Printing a Bust of Dutch DJ Oliver Heldens with Builder 3D
3D Printing a Bust of Dutch DJ Oliver Heldens with Builder 3D
30 January 2020

With the right polymer, you can use a 3D printer to manufacture functional parts that can replace machined metal parts. With the right technology, like SLA or HP’s Multi Jet Fusion, you can use a 3D printer to make complex architectural mock-ups. You can even use a 3D printer to make rubberised wheels for toy […]

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3D Printing The Nonexistent Knight with Diego Oro
3D Printing The Nonexistent Knight with Diego Oro
8 November 2019

Figurines and figures have been a part of human culture since humans began to craft. We know this because we’ve unearthed figurines that are thousands of years old, with the oldest dating back 35,000 to 40,000 years. That’s a staggering length of time. The popularity of figurines hasn’t wavered. Our curiosity and ingenuity to transform […]

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3D Printing Customised Mannequins
3D Printing Customised Mannequins
28 October 2019

Mannequins have been used for hundreds of years by artists, tailors, dressmakers, window dressers and creatives to display and fit clothing. Whilst many mannequins today are mass-produced in factories, the expensive ones are unique, made by hand by a sculptor who is an expert in human form. The traditional way to make a mannequin prototype […]

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Reconstructing a Triceratops with 3D Printing, with Naturalis and Builder 3D
Reconstructing a Triceratops with 3D Printing, with Naturalis and Builder 3D
6 September 2019

The Triceratops lived around 68 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous period. It was herbivorous, around 12-tonnes in weight, and had one of the largest skulls of any dinosaur relative to its size with prominent horns and frills. It is thought these were used in combat, and perhaps in courtship display. Whatever the case, […]

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Prototyping Parts for the Etergo AppScooter with Builder 3D
Prototyping Parts for the Etergo AppScooter with Builder 3D
16 August 2019

Cities are becoming more congested, and more polluted. The onus is on corporations and governments to do their bit to tackle this. But people can help too, and electric vehicles (small ones, that is, not cars) are the perfect vessel for achieving this. Electric vehicles emit nothing, other than a high-pitched whine from their electric […]

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3D Printed Parts to Promote Spotify's LoveAds Campaign
3D Printed Parts to Promote Spotify's LoveAds Campaign
19 July 2019

Tell you what's mad: Spotify. The Swedish audio streaming platform launched in 2006, but it feels as though they've been around for much longer. Such is the power of their brand and the value of the product they provide. As we like to say, music makes the world go round, but there's more to Spotify […]

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3D Printing 1:1 Scale Bathroom Appliances with Saneux and Builder 3D
3D Printing 1:1 Scale Bathroom Appliances with Saneux and Builder 3D
15 July 2019

Sinks and other bathroom appliances are most commonly made from vitreous porcelain or enamelled cast iron. Natural stone and ceramic are also popular in households, while in industrial environments, stainless steel is the port of call. What all these materials have in common is they are sturdy, strong, and built to last for a very […]

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Ensuring that you choose the right additive manufacturing solution for your application is our priority and we know that one size rarely fits all. Having a physical sample of a 3D printed part in your hand to show quality, material properties, durability and abilities can ultimately help the decision-making process.

We partner with a wide range of manufacturers with over 30 different printers between them, capable of printing in a variety materials from PLA to metal. As we have no ties to a single manufacturer, we are proud to able to provide expert impartial advice to you and samples from our printers direct to you to assess the print quality and material properties