When the first 3D printed hands were being made 2 years ago, one of the original designers had the hope that instead of having thousands of people relying on just two men to help make hands for people in need – that we would somehow be able to find a way to teach others how […]

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Over the past few days, some of our e-NABLE members have been at the FDA Public Workshop: Additive Manufacturing Medical Devices: An Interactive Discussion on the Technical Considerations of 3D Printing. A workshop focused on getting members of the FDA, medical field, educators, companies and inventors together to talk about the evaluation process and how […]

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Over the last few months, we have been filling our Facebook, twitter and blog feeds with pictures and stories of smiling children who have discovered their inner “Super Hero” – simply by strapping a $50 3D printed plastic hand to their arm and wiggling colorful “fingers’ that now sit where the digits they were never […]

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“re:3D and Gigabot are very excited to be part of e-NABLE with our mission of printing with a purpose. It is our goal to provide an affordable industrial large format 3D printer to enable the community. We began with the idea of creating a robust 3D printer large enough to make composting toilets, rainwater barrels […]

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If you ever wonder what goes on in the e-NABLE Google+ Research and Development community, how we go from sharing an idea to a completed design prototype in less than 2 weeks and why our devices are created for free to those that need them and do not cost thousands of dollars to produce….read on. […]

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(Click Photo above to see a video of Tucker using the Cyborg Beast to eat and drink with!) Meet Tucker. Tucker is 12 years old and has a very small left palm with some mobility. His mom, Tara, emailed Dr. Jorge Zuniga, (an e-NABLE member and professor at Creighton University) in February regarding Tucker’s participation in their […]

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What originally started out as a couple of guys who created a 3D printed hand  to help one child in need…has grown into a World wide Global Community of tinkerers, engineers, 3D print enthusiasts, occupational therapists, university professors, designers, parents, families, artists, students, teachers and people who just want to make a difference…who are creating […]

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