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8 06, 2017

What are the advantages of the FDM technology?

What are the advantages of the FDM technology? There are many different 3D printing techniques. The best known techniques are: Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Stereolithography (SLA), and Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM). The SLS technique functions by repeatedly dosing a layer of powder on a powder bed. The form of the product is created by [...]

24 05, 2017

3D printing landmarks: project Achterhoek in 3D.

The project Achterhoek in 3D is in full swing. Do you remember the project ‘Achterhoek in 3D’? In this project the nine landmarks that represent the Achterhoek region the best are 3D printed. For this unique project the participants use the dddrop 3D printer. Now that the buildings with the most votes are known, [...]

10 05, 2017

ICER: a 2m² 3D printed patron St. George

ICER: a 2m² 3D printed patron St. George 3D printing allows the creation of unique designs. As you may have seen before in the video Eric Huls [DUTCH] of Innovation Center ICER started a remarkable project: printing a two square meter model of patron St. George. After successfully printing a smaller prototype, now the real [...]

9 05, 2017

dddrop 3D printers firmware upgrade 170428

dddrop 3D printers firmware upgrade 170428: what is new? We are always focused on improving customer experience and constantly improve our products to match customer needs. The new firmware 170428 offers great new features. New features: Filament detection compatible. Improved filament detection module compatibility Smart compatible. Remote printer control via Smart Module. “USB printing” indication, [...]

30 03, 2017

Channel Trends + Visions trade show in Bochum

Visit dddrop at Channel Trends + Visions trade show in Bochum, Germany.The 7th of April Channel Trends + Visions (CTV) trade show celebrate their 10 year anniversary. CTV is the largest ICT trade show in Germany. This year the main themes are Cloud, Internet of Things and Smart Home. We will show our dddrop 3D printers including our [...]

24 02, 2017

Introduction dddrop Smart Module at RapidPro 2017

On the 7th, 8th and 9th of March, we will show our dddrop 3D printers at the RapidPro 2017 in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. The RapidPro 2017 is a leading fair for 3D printing which covers prototyping, production and product development. You will find the whole chain from idea to product. Also, leading organisations, national as [...]

27 01, 2017

Visit dddrop at the Inside 3D printing Conference Düsseldorf

The 2nd and 3rd of February we will present our dddrop 3D printers at the Inside 3D printing Conference & Expo in Düsseldorf. Inside 3D printing is the leading B2B Conference for 3D printing and additive manufacturing. Through an additive manufacturing exposition and three conference tracks you’re able to network and transfer knowledge with professionals. [...]

17 01, 2017

What are the advantages of a larger print volume?

3D printing is becoming more and more popular and nowadays many companies use 3D printing to create products. It gives companies the possibility to build prototypes and end-user parts easily and save a lot of time, as they’re not dependent on a third party. Another benefit is the possibility to make quick adjustments to [...]

14 12, 2016

3D printing with rubber: is it possible?

Can you print with rubber? The answer is simple: no. Rubber is a kind of gummy material that’s hot-pressed into a mold in which it will cool down and vulcanize. When rubber vulcanizes, it becomes solid and holds its shape. However, rubber will never become fluid again after vulcanizing. When re-heating rubber, it will burn. [...]

8 12, 2016

3D printing contest: ‘Achterhoek in 3D’.

3D printing becomes more and more popular. There are always new projects being started, so as the Cultural center Gruitpoort in Doetinchem. Together with StadsLAB Doetinchem, Gruitpoort started a new project called ‘Achterhoek in 3D’. Achterhoek in 3D is a contest among nine municipalities in the Achterhoek region with each the challenge to submit five [...]

25 11, 2016

Industrial 3D printing at dddrop – ball valve

To test and optimize our 3D printers continuously, our printers at dddrop work 24/7. Our customers operate in various industries. Therefore the aim is to make as many different prints as possible. Recently our employee Thomas printed this ball valve. By rotating the handle, the flow of liquid can be blocked. This ball valve [...]

21 11, 2016

Hieperdebieb: dddrop at fablab library Almelo

The 24th of November we present our dddrop 3D printer at the library in Almelo. The library of Almelo exists 100 years and therefore they organize a 5-days event to celebrate this together. During this week you can listen to various music, watch several movies and Thursday the 24th of November there is even a pop-up fablab [...]

17 11, 2016

Free dddrop leader TWIN 3D printer by purchasing SOLIDWORKS Premium

Now a free dddrop leader TWIN 3D printer by the purchase of SOLIDWORKS Premium! Our partner CAD2M has a great deal for the Netherlands. Receive a dddrop leader TWIN to the value of €3.995, including installation, a silver support contract for one year and an introduction to 3D printing. For more information, please take a look [...]

9 11, 2016

Visit dddrop at the Prototyping 2016 exhibition

Today and tomorrow we are presenting our dddrop 3D printers at the Prototyping exhibition in Kortrijk Belgium. The exhibition brings everyone together in the prototyping industry, including both creative and manufacturing activities. It’s a practical event for everyone involved in product development, prototyping and low-volume manufacturing. All aspects within the prototyping value chain, from the [...]

28 10, 2016

Filament detection module for the dddrop LEADER 3D printer

dddrop has finished the development of the filament detection module for it's LEADER printer line. It was a feature most wanted by our customers, so it got our highest priority! The module adds filament management capabilities to your dddrop 3D printer: It can detect out-of-filament and filament-entanglement situations. It will the pause your print to [...]