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Why You Need a 3D Scanner Why You Need a 3D Scanner

It is important to remain versatile in the jewelry business. Customers come through your door each with their own needs, and no jeweler wants to turn away a customer due to a lack of tools to complete the job. A 3D scanner is a versatile solution to many problems that you’ve likely faced in your own business. Customers want their family heirlooms replicated, a shadow band to match their engagement ring, or they want a piece with a unique or odd-shaped gemstone. Without pre-existing CAD...

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3D Scanning: Why More Megapixels Does Not Mean More Accuracy 3D Scanning: Why More Megapixels Does Not Mean More Accuracy

3D scanning devices have become some of the most useful tools available, especially when it comes to 3D printing or design. But with each new development that comes out, you can be left wondering which is the best for you. Many companies will throw out flashy specifications such as a high scan resolution or a spec-heavy camera. But is the number of megapixels all that it's cracked up to be?

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The Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing for Jewelry Businesses The Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing for Jewelry Businesses

In recent years, technology has offered some of the greatest benefits to the jewelry industry, primarily through 3D Printing. It is an innovative, cost effective, fast, and easy-to-use technology that offers several jewelry customization options to the customer.

But most importantly, 3D printing is offering jewelers the chance to boost their business and overcome the biggest challenges they are facing.

Here we have composed a master list of how 3D printing can do just that - while helping...

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B9Creations Total Cost of Ownership Guide B9Creations Total Cost of Ownership Guide

At B9Creations, we know as you're considering investing in a 3D printer, it all comes down to one question: does it make financial sense for your business?

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Bring Your Jewelry Production In-House Bring Your Jewelry Production In-House

One of the first steps you can take toward growing your jewelry business is to bring your production in house, offering cost and time savings, improved security for designs, and better customer service. With the growing demand for jewelry customization, in-house production with 3D printing can help your business get ahead by meeting market demand.

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Reduce Your Jewelry Production Costs with 3D Printing Reduce Your Jewelry Production Costs with 3D Printing

Increasing your bottom line plays an important role in fostering growth for your jewelry business. Whether you currently mill your castable models, outsource them, or use another 3D printer, the B9 Core Series printers will improve your business and increase your profit margins.

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Five Proven Ways 3D Printing Can Grow Your Jewelry Business Five Proven Ways 3D Printing Can Grow Your Jewelry Business

With the numerous advances in technology impacting the jewelry industry, it can be difficult to keep pace. But the customer’s voice couldn’t be clearer – customization is here to stay.

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Top 3 Ways 3D Printing Can Help You Serve Your Jewelry Customers Faster Top 3 Ways 3D Printing Can Help You Serve Your Jewelry Customers Faster

The ability to grow a jewelry business depends on delivering quality products to customers faster. No matter the size of your operation, we know that you don’t want to keep your customers waiting while your production is halted. Whether you currently outsource production, use a mill, or hand carve wax models, 3D printing can significantly cut production times, ensure consistent lead times for your products, and help your customers choose their custom pieces faster.

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Gemstone Scanner  Gemstone Scanner 

Unique-shaped gemstones add a dazzling touch to jewelry pieces, but can be a challenge. The B9 Scan 350 enables jewelers to accommodate every angle, creating a uniform design while cutting down on design and prototyping time by 80%.

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Top Advantages of Using Rapid Prototyping Top Advantages of Using Rapid Prototyping

 

When a new product idea has the potential to simplify, modify, or improve the current market, (like when B9Creations emerged in 2011!), that idea shouldn’t just stay an idea. It needs to be conceptualized, analyzed, iterated, and finalized so it can be brought to market sooner and get started changing the world.

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Engineering Materials Engineering Materials

Engineers, manufacturers, and prototypers have specific standards that must be met when they are looking for a photopolymer resin to use in their DLP 3D printer. That's why we've developed a suite of products and materials that focus on standards like strength, dimensional accuracy, crispness, high detail, and speed. 

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The Investment That Pays for Itself Before You Start Making Payments The Investment That Pays for Itself Before You Start Making Payments

B9Creations products won’t do you any good if they’re sitting in our factory! We want to make it as easy as possible for you to own a 3D printer and invest in your business with the productivity that B9Creations products bring. That’s why we offer many financing options for our customers – so you get the payment that fits your business and budget.

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Why You Should Upgrade to a B9 Core Series Why You Should Upgrade to a B9 Core Series

We love the B9Creator. It’s where we got our start. Because of that machine, we're where we are today – in 66 countries making 3D printing easier and faster than ever, all thanks to valued customers like you. That’s why when we went to build a new machine, we wanted to know what mattered most to you.

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See The Newest Updates in B9Create, Our Free 3D Printing Software See The Newest Updates in B9Create, Our Free 3D Printing Software

B9Creations is continually growing and improving, responding to the needs and recommendations from customers just like you. Our networks of jewelers, prototypers, researchers, manufacturers, and model makers are constantly providing feedback and suggesting ways that we can make your businesses more efficient and profitable.

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Breaking the Language Barrier Within 3D Printing Software Breaking the Language Barrier Within 3D Printing Software

Note: This article has been updated to include additional language translations. Last update: October 19, 2017

3D printers have taken the world by storm – quickly being adopted around the globe for manufacturing, jewelry, model-making, research, and more because of their functionality and efficiency. B9Creations 3D printers have been spotted in over 52 countries worldwide, and sharing this technology with so many different cultures is worth being celebrated.

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From Robots to 3D Printers | B9Creations Beginnings From Robots to 3D Printers | B9Creations Beginnings

Before the B9Creator was even a twinkle in Founder and Creator Michael Joyce’s eye, Mike already had a long-standing passion for creating things.As a child, he was commonly found watching in awe as his father and others built jets and rockets that would allow men to explore space and walk on the moon.

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Features to Look for in a 3D Printer Features to Look for in a 3D Printer

Every 3D printer buyer should know what to consider when deciding on a printer, whether their purpose is for lost wax casting, manufacturing, medical, prototyping, research, model making, or beyond.

A few of the key terms regarding 3D printing are resolution, speed, and cost, but what do these really mean and why do these really matter? 

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42 Ways to Increase Your Productivity on the B9Create Software 42 Ways to Increase Your Productivity on the B9Create Software

Just like the rest of the products we offer at B9Creations, we want to make sure you’re getting the most out of the B9Create Software.

Therefore, we've developed keyboard and mouse shortcuts within the software that help you maximize efficiency, multitasking, and precision.

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When to Buy a 3D Printer When to Buy a 3D Printer

Deciding if purchasing a 3D printer is right for your jewelry business can seem like an intimidating task.

There's a lot on the line when it comes to your business - it's important to know what's right for you.

We’re here to make it simple.

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Celebrating 5 Years of Innovation | B9Creations Beginnings Celebrating 5 Years of Innovation | B9Creations Beginnings

Over six years ago, B9Creations Founder Mike Joyce recognized that there was a large gap in the 3D printing industry when it came to quickly producing high-resolution prints with low-cost technology, especially when it came to resin-based printers.

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