PLANFAB is more than just a marketplace or a community, it is an online 3dprinting creative space. Creative minds have the ability, through PLANFAB, to turn their ideas to products quickly and affordably.

Convert your files to STL

By | 2017-11-24T15:48:09+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Creations, News, Tutorial|

This tutorial will guide you through every platform available, that allow converting your files to stl format. But always bear in mind that you can only export 3D solid objects to stl format.   AutoCAD At the command prompt type “FACETRES” Set FACETRES to 10 Type “STLOUT” Select the objects Enter Y or hit Enter [...]

Price your 3D Prints with our new Calculator

By | 2017-11-24T15:48:10+00:00 February 25th, 2015|Creations, News, Tutorial|

How many times have you wondered about the price of a design you would like to print and own? PlanFAB and its new calculator, now give you the ability to calculate the exact cost, material and time of production in a few clicks. This tutorial will guide you through the calculator’s properties. Step 1 Everything [...]

Project Daniel: Not Impossible

By | 2017-11-24T15:48:10+00:00 February 12th, 2015|Creations, Medicine, News|

The war in Sudan is one of the longest and bloodiest Africa has ever known counting numberless casualties and amputees. Daniel Omar was a 14-year-old Sudanese boy, when a bomb took his arms. The article about Daniel in Time magazine inspired Ebeling to assemble a team capable of creating a low-cost, 3D printed prosthetic, on [...]

Optimize your colors for Full Color Sandstone

By | 2017-11-24T15:48:10+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|Creations, Tutorial|

Introduction Full Color Sandstone (FCS) is the only material able to build full color 3d models. This material is perfect for visualization and applications that need detailed and colorful representation such as figurines, life-like models, avatars, architectural models and many more. How does it work? FCS printers work layer by layer, spreading, on its pass, [...]

3D Printing – The Digital Revolution

By | 2017-11-24T15:48:11+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Creations, News|

A simple and elegant custom chess set Think of this way. You are at home, you want something, you print it and there is nearly no limit to what you can make. 3D printing is bypassing the traditional steps of design and production, as it allows complex objects to be created in a [...]

Derby the Dog Running on 3D Printed Prosthetics

By | 2017-11-24T15:48:11+00:00 January 19th, 2015|Creations, Medicine, News, Veterinary|

Derby the dog was born with a congenital deformity resulting in small forearms and no front paws, but thanks to 3D Print Systems the dog can now walk and run with his front leg prosthetics. Tara Anderson, director of product management at 3D Print systems, envisioned this idea in order to help Derby. Tara along [...]

Luna modular bicycle is 3D printed

By | 2017-11-24T15:48:12+00:00 January 17th, 2015|Creations, News|

3D printing technology is being used in many fields but is it a transportation technology? The London-based designer Omer Sagiv refutes those who say no, with his latest design: the Luna 3D printed bicycle that has been accomplished featuring a large variety of 3D printed parts. The artistic framework, for instance, has been 3D printed [...]

Francis Bitonti’s “Bristle” Dress is Couture You Can 3D-Print at Home

By | 2017-11-24T15:48:12+00:00 January 16th, 2015|Creations, News|

Francis Bitonti's 3D Print Dress creates a new future, where everyone can print customised clothes. Along with his workshop students, Francis Bitonti, fabricated a couture dress design, that is available for free download at, with detailed instructions on how to adapt it to your specific tastes. The creation of the dress required numerous techniques, [...]

PLANFAB on Architecture

By | 2017-11-24T15:48:12+00:00 December 5th, 2014|Creations, News|

The Second International Conference and Exhibition “Facing the Future on Architecture” in Belgrade, Serbia hosted the work of architecture students from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. PLANFAB printed most of their models! Check them out.. Arsenios Zachariadis, decided to go with Polyamide powder in order to achieve a good result, since his model was very [...]