5 best things that made by Ultimaker

1. Japanese Centerpiece Lanterns for Wedding These Japanese styled lanterns were designed as centerpieces & table numbers for a friend’s wedding. Battery powered fairy lights were placed in each lantern to illuminate them for the event. 16 centerpieces consisting of 96 individual parts were printed using 4 Ultimakers, all printing 24/7 for a full week! Japanese Centerpiece Lanterns for Wedding 2. Retro Rocket Planter / Pencil Cup Retro Rocket Planter that prints well in a variety of sizes. Perfect for bringing some sci-fi...

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Introducing the Ultimaker S3 – the newest addition to our S-line of 3D printers

It's often said: "Bigger is better". Turns out – with the new Ultimaker S3 – that's just not the case! Inside an efficiently small footprint suitable for any desk, the Ultimaker S3 delivers composite-ready dual extrusion that you can rely on. And we've packed it full of our latest, market-leading technology, making it is as easy-to-use as it is powerful. The result? The Ultimaker S3 offers the most cost-effective way for disruptive businesses to adopt in-house 3D printing – and it's available...

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Meet the new Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle – available today

What if – in a single purchase – you could massively boost your 3D printing productivity and confidence? Well, today that product is available! We're excited to launch the Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle: A unique production solution that, by taking the hassle out of 3D printing when using an extended range of materials, gives busy engineers and designers more freedom to focus all day on doing their best work. The Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle is made up of three breakthrough devices:Ultimaker S5...

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Exploring our galaxy—and beyond—with 3D printing

April Jubett’s background in scientific illustration and 3D animation paved the way for her work with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, a space-based telescope that orbits our planet collecting information for scientists. She began working on Chandra’s communication team fifteen years ago, exploring her strong desire to explain science through creative mediums like 3D printed models. With the help of Ultimaker, April and her team make it possible for inquisitive learners of all ages to hold supernovas right in the...

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St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day Maker Lab: Inspiring through innovation

Educator Rob Morrill holds a Master’s degree in English—along with an undeniable knack for technology. After teaching high school English for 19 years, he transitioned to his current role at the St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day Maker Lab. Today, Rob is focused on guiding young minds through the 3D printing and digital design process to teach the importance of additive manufacturing. Encouraging the innovative mindset After using an Ultimaker for various personal projects, Rob Morrill saw the value 3D printing could bring to...

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Helping students thrive with 3D printing at CHAD

The Charter High School for Architecture and Design (CHAD) is dedicated to sparking intellectual curiosity through innovative curriculum. With a 3D printer on hand, design teacher Christopher Sweeney aims to help underserved students achieve educational goals in liberal arts, architecture, and design, reaching 48 different areas in Philadelphia. A hands-on approach to learning Preparing students for the ever-changing technologies in the future of architecture and design isn’t an easy task, but CHAD is up for the challenge. One of the design...

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Reviving the Arts through 3D printing at the Cabrillo Fab Lab

With the purchase of an Ultimaker 2 in 2014, Payson McNett’s Cabrillo College Fab Lab was well on its way to success. The Fab Lab benefits faculty, students, and community members alike, offering a fresh opportunity for design and entrepreneurship. Bridging gaps between art and science For Cabrillo College adjunct professor Payson McNett, reversing an 8-year decline of art student enrollment was a top priority when he joined the school in 2014. The Cabrillo graduate knew that revitalizing the art department and maintaining...

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Driving innovation in Malta with 3D printing

Education is a vital aspect of any government strategy. By shaping the young minds of today, we inspire the innovators of the future, who will drive the country’s progress. The Ministry of Education and Employment in Malta believe passionately in the power of education, which is why they’ve invested in technology to help their students develop key skills for the future. Winning the tender As part of their strategy to support STEM learning in schools, Malta’s Ministry of Education and Employment...

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Vathorst College: Integrating 3D printing in high school education

At Vathorst College in the Netherlands, 3D printing is offered as an elective course to kids that are interested to learn more about this technology. After assembling a 3D printer in-class, the students use it to print out parts of a bottle rocket that is launched with water pressure. This project allows the students to expand their knowledge on science and mathematics with 3D printing as a vital part of the process. Read on to find lesson plans that...

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