Rainbow Boxes
April 25, 2020

Rainbow Boxes

Decorated boxes have started to arrive and they’re wonderful. It’s great to see families getting involved. Its the little things like this that make big differences. Please keep decorating 🙂

#theBIGdelivery
April 25, 2020

#theBIGdelivery

Hot on the heels of #theBIGprint was #theBIGdelivery When pictures speak louder than words. THANK YOU!

4546B-2-3D Shields!
April 16, 2020

4546B-2-3D Shields!

One of our 3DPrinting technicians is also a video game animator, working at Unknown Worlds on Subnautica. Scott MacDonaldwas motivated by family work working for the NHS and has used his technical know-how to 3D print face shields for the 3DCrowd initiative. Scott recently commented for the the online animation magazine Skwigly:   “My cousin ...

The Big Print – Easter Update
April 12, 2020

The Big Print – Easter Update

A Big Week Early local deliveries got thousands of kits out to medics and GPs where people personally knew there was a need, but the difficulty of getting elastic and visors made at all, and then shipping them to thousands of places in the right quantities limited the scale this could work at. #TheBigPrint was …

3D Crowd UK – Fund Raising Update – 4th April
April 4, 2020

3D Crowd UK – Fund Raising Update – 4th April

Barely a few days after we got more ambitious about our goal as a movement, the public have smashed the new one! That means we’ve covered a bunch of material costs, and the generous organisers who stepped up and maxed out their credit cards to cover hard-to-get things like visors and elastic can breathe easily …

3DCrowd Yorkshire Hub
April 2, 2020

3DCrowd Yorkshire Hub

Engineers from the University of Sheffield have joined forces with 3DCrowd. Lead by Dr Pete Mylon from the University’s Faculty of Engineering, the team is utilising the world class engineering facilities in the University’s Diamond building to rapidly manufacture face shields for frontline NHS staff working in hospitals and healthcare practices. His team brings together ...

Support For 3D Crowd UK Keeps On Growing!
March 31, 2020

Support For 3D Crowd UK Keeps On Growing!

WOW! what progress! the amount of support pouring in from around the country and abroad is huge! we have offers of filament, materials and transportation, the final tooling for the visors is complete and we expect them coming in this week. we made another delivery to a hospital, this time over 100 to Morriston hospital …

Daily 3D Printing Capacity Approaches 1,000
March 28, 2020

Daily 3D Printing Capacity Approaches 1,000

The scope of this project has moved so far from the original plan when this was made, it started just as something to help us small-time printers cover the cost but its become so much larger! we have a daily capacity approaching 1000 units and still growing, we are planning bulk orders of vital materials …

Our first delivery to Brighton children’s hospital
March 28, 2020

Our first delivery to Brighton children’s hospital

We have deployment! Our first delivery to Brighton children’s hospital is in use and saving lives! We have huge plans at the moment for the purchase of bulk materials to allow for the production of up to 80 THOUSAND masks! We are currently pricing up the exact process based off our current cost of production …

Our Go Fund Me Hits £10,000!
March 27, 2020

Our Go Fund Me Hits £10,000!

Hello all! Thank you so much for getting us to £10,000, this funding allows a step-change in production volume and methods. The increased volume has necessitated a move towards a centralised assembly and distribution network allowing large orders to be sorted quicker. Huge thanks The 3DCrowd team