3D Design Competition


Submissions close MAY 4th 2018

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Design Brief

3D Printing has evolved so much so that we are now harnessing its power in printing spare parts. And for this design challenge, we need spare computer parts and accessories. Think mouse covers, battery covers, webcam covers, heating supports, screen stands, floppy disk holder the lot. Whether for a Macintosh, Dell, Acer or HP we want the complete collection. This will include any adaptations you may think of, and as usual, they have to work. Only tried and tested designs will be qualifiable/considered.

Design a suitable computer spare part before May 4th to be in with a chance to win a Sindoh 3DWox DP200.

The Sindoh DP200 is one of the newer user-friendly, auto-loading filament and real-time print monitoring 3D printers in the 3DWox series.

About Sindoh

Established in 1960, Sindoh has been equipping and striving for the best. Entering the 3D printing market in 2016, their time has not gone unnoticed. Focused on getting the inexperienced equipped, Sindoh’s user-friendly features are top of the range.

The part should be adapted for 3D printing. It must work on your device and not already exist on MyMiniFactory! As always each spare parts design competition has unlimited entries, so the more you upload, the greater your chance of winning.

Upload Essentials

  • Two photos - one on plain background, and on the device (in use)
  • Brand and model number of device written in description

  • Good luck!

    Submit your Design


    Computer Part

    Computer Parts

    The theme of this design challenge is computer spare parts and accessories. To help you narrow it down and gain inspiration here are some spare computer parts you probably will have needed:

    Keyboard stands, heating supports, mouse covers, a screen, stand, a space bar, webcam cover, wire clip, cable organizers, key replacements, gamer key covers, mouse pads, or anything related.

    Once you have identified the part. Just design, print, test and upload!


    Main prize

    The overall winner will receive this awesome Sindoh 3DWox DP200. 3D Printer. The winner will be chosen at random, so increase your chances to win and upload more than one design! Just remember, the spare part must be functional, and it cannot be something that currently exists on the MyMiniFactory platform.

    Top Tips

    So you want to win a design competition?

    Here are some top tips to help you save time:

    1. Be precise when measuring and designing, as even a 0.5mm difference can prevent fitting. Make sure it will actually fit.

    2. Make it as simple and easily printable as possible

    3. Reinforce susceptible breakage areas.

    4. Check the MyMiniFactory website before you start designing. Nothing worse than designing a part and finding out it was already uploaded! We don't want you to waste your time and energy.

    5. Once your design is approved, post it on social media with: #ComputerParts @MyMiniFactory @3DWOX_Sindoh

    • Read and understand the design brief.
    • Thinkabout how you can best deliver a solution.
    • Use the tips and resources provided
    • Explain the concept behind your design.
    • Presentprint, and photograph your design with care.

    Designer Resources

    Struggling for inspiration? Check out out this awesome library of spare parts prints below.