STEAM 3D Printed Air Rocket Challenge BLAST OFF

Alright, it’s the end of summer and your looking for one more really cool thing to tell your classmates about in your “What did you do this summer?” essay. If you like rockets and have access to a… Read More

Volcano Challenge Release

The newest Rippl3D Challenge, Volcano 1.0, is the first to demonstrate the best of what Rippl3D has to offer. Besides being a fun chemical engineering challenge, it’s design come from the combined talents of our users. The Volcano Challenge… Read More

Rippl3D Reaches a Milestone 1,000+ In Our First Year

One year after Rippl3D began, as a modest grass roots effort, we have surpassed a major milestone. At the time of this post, 1,093 unique 3D Printed solutions have been completed by 711 players that worked to solve one of the three Rippl3D Challenges…. Read More

Association for Manufacturing Technology – Features Rippl3D Article

The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) featured the article “Rippl3D: Bridging the Gap in 3D Print Educations” in the August 2015 addition of Additive Manufacturing. We are thrilled that the industry is recognizing the role that Rippl3D can… Read More

SkillsUSA State Directors Meeting – Rippl3D Challenges

Rippl3D will be demonstrating the variety of Rippl3D Challenges that can be used to teach STEM principles in conjunction with 3D Printers. Hosts & Foundational Partners Onsite 3D Printing Sponsor We are still looking for 3D Printing sponsors for… Read More

The BIG M – Wind Turbine 2.0 Challenge

The Wind Turbine 2.0 Challenge will debut at The BIG M event in Detroit, MI at the Student Summit! The 450 students attending this event learn how 3D Printing can be a great STEM learning tool. Hosts & Foundational Partners Onsite 3D… Read More

RAPID 2015 – Hovercraft Challenge 1.0

The Hovercraft Challenge will debut at the SME rapid 2015 event! Come by and see how 3D Printing can be a great STEM learning tool. Hosts & Foundational Partners Onsite 3D Printing Sponsor Test Stand Sponsor  

Welcome SME as our Founding Partner!

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and Rippl3D have joined forces to deliver STEM educational experiences to the nation. Rippl3D will be hosted by the SME Education Foundation at 6 National events in 2015. In addition, SME and Rippl3D… Read More


You have one-of-a-kind ideas! At you can Design, Built & Test as many of them as you wish. At the 2014 IMTS Student Summit, sponsored by SME,  students did just that and collaborate to identify the best combination of… Read More


Designing a unique solution yourself has its own rewards. Seeing it Build right before your very eyes though takes it to a whole new level, as this contestant is finding out at the 2014 Rapid City “National Day… Read More