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How to use our 3D Printing Service

So, you want to use our 3D Printing Service? 3D printing can be used for so many applications and since it's a new technology, we thought we'd explain more about the process of using our 3D Printing Service. First, congratulations! You are thinking outside the box and finding new ways to turn your ideas into … Continue reading How to use our 3D Printing Service

3D Printing No-Electricity Electronics

Researchers at the University of Washington are 3D printing no-electricity electronics parts to create devices that can transmit information over Wifi - no electricity or batteries required! If this sounds complicated, it is a little. They had to figure out how to transmit data in binary (zeros and ones) from a physical input (such as a … Continue reading 3D Printing No-Electricity Electronics

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3D Printed Architectural Models – Tudor Apartments in Mombasa

3D printed models are changing the way architects and property developers show off their designs and new buildings to their clients. For architects, 3D printed architectural models allow them to display details that are hard to grasp in digital renders or traditional old-school paper and cardboard models. For property developers, 3D models allow them to … Continue reading 3D Printed Architectural Models – Tudor Apartments in Mombasa

Kuunda 3D officially opens in Nairobi, Kenya

Kuunda 3D expands with 3D printing in Nairobi Kuunda 3D has expanded and now offers high quality 3D printing in Nairobi. Founded in 2015 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Kuunda 3D began to serve the Nairobi market in early 2017. We have now established our headquarters in Nairobi, offering our clients a wide range of … Continue reading Kuunda 3D officially opens in Nairobi, Kenya

Pitching Kuunda 3D to Airbus

On September 26th, Kuunda 3D founder, Elizabeth Rogers, pitched our business model to Airbus in the Airbuz Bizlab #Africa4Future competition supported by Novato Africa. We took part in this pitch day as Airbus was specifically looking for African startups in the areas of: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Satellite Operations and Imagery 3D printing Smart Sensors Artificial … Continue reading Pitching Kuunda 3D to Airbus

Advanced Materials for 3D Printing…Continued

Continuing on from our last post on Advanced Materials for 3D Printing in which we discussed the uses of Nylon, Polycarbonate and PVA, we've got more to share here on advanced 3D printer materials..... Flexible or TPU 95A Flexible materials & filament are used in a wide range of applications. It's a rubber-like filament that … Continue reading Advanced Materials for 3D Printing…Continued

Advanced Materials for 3D Printing

Great advances have been made in the last few years with 3D printer materials (the filament, or ‘ink’ for 3D printers). Because of advanced 3D printer materials and technology, more materials and colours are now printable. We always recommend new users to start with PLA (poly acetic acid), as it’s easy to work with, safe … Continue reading Advanced Materials for 3D Printing

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3D Printing Prosthetic Hands

Improving 3D Printed Prosthetic Hands in Tanzania Lake Victoria Disability Centre in Musoma, Tanzania, recently upgraded their 3D printer to an Ultimaker 2+ that they purchased from Kuunda 3D. The engineers and technicians at LVDC had been using a Prusa i3 Hephestos 3D printer that they assembled from a kit in Musoma. They contacted us … Continue reading 3D Printing Prosthetic Hands