3D printing is permeating every industry from architecture to filmmaking. @mapgirll and I highlight some of the latest commercial uses of 3D printing, including:

  1. Rapid prototyping — e.g. scale models
  2. Customized objects — e.g. shoes, prosthetics
  3. Mass production — e.g. car parts
  4. Reconstruction — e.g. paleontology, forensics
  5. … and a few pretty weird examples.

We discuss how the technology works and how you can 3D print something, and the important steps involved in a 3D printing workflow. Plus, hear a real example of how Oslo converted terrain and building models and printed a scale model of the city.

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Links to stuff we talked about:

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Tiana Warner

Tiana is a Senior Marketing Specialist at Safe Software. Her background in computer programming and creative hobbies led her to be one of the main producers of creative content for Safe Software. Tiana spends her free time writing fantasy novels, riding her horse, and exploring nature with her rescue pup, Joey.


One response to “Podcast: Awesome Stories of 3D Printing”

  1. Ramez Rafat says:

    Dear Sirs,
    We at Bane NOR is a customer of your FME Products.
    I can no longer find the tutorial data, FME worspaces Other resources used in the training used for Your courses under:
    https://www.safe.com/training/recorded/ . I’m especiall interested in the turorial stuff for the course “FME Desktop 2019 Advanced Training” ( The data based on open data from the City of Vancouver, Canada + the rest)
    Where can I find these? I old days I could download directly from you online tutorials, webinars, etc.

    Ramez Rafat
    Bane NOR SF
    Tlf: +47 92604388

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