3D Printing With The Stratasys Connex Series

With so many 3D printers on the market its easy to get lost just trying to make sense of the options out there. While it isn’t too difficult to get your hands on an entry level printer, the commercial quality printers are significantly more elusive. We recently sat down with the Toronto Star to talk […]

Meet Our Supplier: Javelin Technologies

Detailed explanations, friendly support, timely follow ups is why customers who work with Javelin once, stay with Javelin. When 3DPhacktory was exploring options for our 3D printers and design software Javelin was the only company that represented the industry leaders in both of those fields. Our initial contact with Ben Sainsbury was more explanatory than […]

Rapid Prototyping a USB Key (In Reverse)

Introduction The rapid prototyping capabilities at 3DPhacktory (see our industrial design page) are well suited for modeling injection molded products.  Since most of our client work is private, I thought I’d show how you can model an existing injection molded part that I found at the nearby mall for $4 – an 8 GB USB […]

Why a local 3D printing service is awesome

Introduction 3D printing has been gaining momentum for a while now, thanks in part to the efforts of hobbyists to make the technology more affordable and visible. As a result, more companies and individuals approach projects with the idea that 3D printing can be at least part of the solution. It’s not that 3D printing […]