3D Printing Should Start at a Young Age

* Original post from late 2013 * Caitlin Maudlin is a freshman at West Albany High School where she is an active member of the school’s robotics team and Future Business Leaders of America. Imagine being able to create anything that comes to mind. Imagine making things big as cars or small as human veins. […]

Full-Scale Additively Manufactured Training Aids for DOD

*Disclaimer: This article’s contents do not express or imply an endorsement by the Department of Defense, the Air Force, or the United States government Executive Summary This award was designed to fulfill requests from two Air Force Education and Training Command (AETC) organizations who presented the need to produce full-scale training aids for Augmented Reality […]

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Design Services Whether it’s a custom 3D printed sign, a custom beer tap handle, machined metal, or even a custom 3D printer, re:3D designers have what it takes to turn your ideas into tangible objects. Confidential Disclosures governed by Nondisclosure Agreement Efficient Iterative design using 3D printing and CNC machining cuts the cost and timeline […]

PLA 3D Printing Filament materials


PLA Polylactic Acid, more commonly known as PLA, is one of the most frequently used materials in 3D printing. Its popularity comes from its ease of use, organic nature, and relatively strong mechanical properties. PLA is also inexpensive making it a great entry-level material. PLA is made up of naturally occurring, organic lactic acid chains […]

D&D Helps Kids Level Up Their Social Skills

“But will you guys be mad at me if I don’t?” That earnest and open-hearted question was posed by a student participating in D&D@CLCE, an after-school skills group at Clear Lake City Elementary School (CLCE) in Houston, TX. They were role-playing a situation with a difficult choice: should I give up something I own and […]