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Welcome to 2018

  Happy New Year! Wishing a happy and prosperous 2018 to all our customers, partners and friends! The past year has been a rollercoaster and a huge (and fun) learning experience.   We have particularly enjoyed working on collaborative projects,  especially where we take an idea from a client and make it into a physical model. […]

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Time-lapse video 3d printing our clan crests

3d Printing Time-lapse

3d printable design files A short 3d printing time-lapse of some of our clan crest designs.  We always test-print new designs to ensure printability before making the design files available in our shop.  This is our latest batch of 10 designs undergoing their test print.  If you have access to a 3d printer, our designs[…]

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3d printed unique avatars

Create your mini-me

Celtic3d Teams-up with Make Aberdeen Celtic3d have teamed up with Make Aberdeen for an exciting project for Vattenfall and the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre.  Members of the public in the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire area can personalise and create a complimentary avatar of themselves.  These will appear in two special exhibitions in February alongside a[…]

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3d printed models of offshore and subsea equipment

Offshore Europe 2017

Offshore Digital Playspace Alongside the huge scale of Offshore Europe 2017,  Celtic3d was invited to participate in the “Offshore Digital Playspace” a fringe event co-hosted by Scottish Enterprise, Elevator and The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC).  More than 30 innovative companies took part,  all looking at different aspects of the Offshore industry getting the[…]

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3d printed model

DigitalBoost Case Study – Celtic3d

Celtic3d features in a DigitalBoost Case Study,  published by our friends over at Commendium. Background Initially we had a bit of a hard-time convincing Business Gateway that we needed help.  We do have a ton of in-house capabilities to write code, manage servers, even creating our own micro-services and cloud-based apps to help us with[…]

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Make Aberdeen to close on 21st March

We are disappointed to learn of the decision to close Make Aberdeen from 21st March 2018. Make is a public-access digital fabrication space in the centre of Aberdeen.  It supports a community of Makers, SMEs, students and artists giving them studio space and access to some high-end laser-cutters, 3d printers, digital sewing,  digital vinyl cutters, and[…]

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The Usefulness of Models

Visualising the Space It’s perhaps not surprising that, faced with unfamiliar surroundings and the need for a design to work first-time, we tend to make ourselves a model to figure out our approach.  So it was with our stall at Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce‘s “The Ultimate Business Show” earlier in the year.   

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