EMS 3D Tech Lunch – Tampa – December 3rd 2014

Join EMS at their new, larger Tampa, FL headquarters for a 3D Tech Lunch. EMS will be showing the latest in 3D Printers for rapid prototyping, 3D Scanners for reverse engineering & inspection and next generation CAD software for designing products faster than ever. All products will be demonstrated live and you can come anytime … Read more

EMS 3D Scanning Gets Trashy

EMS was recently contacted by a company wanted to offer scaled models of the reuse trucks they sell to their customers. The vehicle of interest is a Lodalside loader truck which represents the latest technology in the refuse hauling business. EMS determined the best approach would be to 3D Scan an actual truck and then build … Read more

EMS Now Offers Instant Price Quotes for 3D Printing

Traditionally to order 3D Printed parts using one of our many production 3D printers from EMS, Inc you needed to contact one of our project managers in our Tampa, Florida, Atlanta, Georgia or Detroit, Michigan offices.  This could be done by calling or sending an email with your CAD files.  Our project manager would then … Read more

3D Printing Service Could Make You a Stormtrooper

Picrure credit: Disney

It seems the whole idea of 3D printing is really taking off all over the place, even in unexpected locales. In fact, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will soon be offering visitors to the park in Florida the chance to be immortalized as a Stormtrooper or in the famous frozen in carbonite pose Han Solo was so unfortunate to don. It’s a true must for any Star Wars fan!

All of this is made possible thanks to a 3D printing service, which was available during Star Wars Weekends in the park. It ran between the last half of May and June 9th. The carbonite offering was available last year but the Stormtrooper figurine offering is new for this year.

The technology is actually quite sophisticated. In fact, it’s using a much higher resolution than previously available on the consumer market and offers up a rather detailed and clear scan of the person’s head before it’s printed out in the Star Wars figurine.

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Bringing a classic to life with 3D printing

Boston Whaler is a company many will know of and they are a major name in the marine industry for those who don’t, their boats are trusted and known for being long lasting. There are however a limited number of the original 1958 Boston Whaler boats though that launched the company, those that do exist … Read more