UPDATE MAKEiT, Inc: Project Bigfoot

This week we catch up with our friends at MAKEiT, Inc on their project Bigfoot as well as their new technology. Check out how MISUMI Aluminum Extrusion, bearings and shafts gave them the precision they needed to create their 3D printed ...

The Future of 3D Printing: Interview with MAKEiT, Inc’s CEO

For part 2 of MISUMI‘s MechLab Blog Design Spotlight series, we interviewed MAKEiT, Inc‘s CEO, Salomo Murtonen who designed their printers from the ground up.  Check out the excellent insight he gave on the present and future of 3D printing.  Don’t ...

Printing Inspiration: 3D Printing in STEM Education

The University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign Makerlab is the world’s first on-campus Business School 3D Printing Lab, with sixteen Makerbot Replicator 2 printers available for use. But if you look through the door of this lab on a Monday night, ...

LulzBot 3D Printer featured on Discovery Channel’s “How It’s Made”

When your customer is featured on Discovery Channel’s hit show titled, “How It’s Made”, you drop everything you’re doing and get to blogging! And that’s exactly what we’re doing. The nearly 4 minute video clip features the LulzBot desktop printer ...

3D Printing DIY Tips

We have had several articles about 3D printing in the past, covering different printers, modeling programs, and even projects that you can do on your own. If you’ve decided to take the plunge and invest in a printer, or are ...

Hot Bot wins Second Place for BOM Contest!

In February, MISUMI USA hosted a contest on Reddit for 3D Printer BOMs that used MISUMI components. We’d like to congratulate our second place winner, Brad Hopper, on his design of a deltabot 3D printer called the Hot Bot. According ...