During Formnext 2018, the Massachusetts-based startup Desktop Metal announced a number of improvements to its Production System metal 3D printer, including accelerated print speeds and a larger build volume.
A new study conducted by UL Chemical Safety and Georgia Institute of Technology found that desktop 3D printers have a potentially negative impact on indoor air quality, identifying a number of particles that are known to be health hazardous.
Check out our 2018 collection of the 35 best sites and search engines to download free STL files and 3D printer models in other 3D printable file formats.
Bored of pointless 3D printer projects? Out of 3D printing ideas? Check out our November 2018 list of cool things to 3D print which are actually useful.
Looking for a free DWG viewer? Check out our 2018 guide to the best free AutoCAD viewers. Plus an explanation of the file formats: DWG, DXF, and DWF.
Looking for best 3D modeling software/3D design software? Check out our 2018 guide to the 30 best 3D software tools for model makers, including 15 free 3D modeling software tools.
What's the best 3D printer? Check out our fall 2018 buyer’s guide to the best 3D printers in 16 categories. Includes 3D printer reviews and help on how to find the perfect machine for your needs.
Check out our 2018 guide to the 30 best free CAD software tools (2D/3D CAD programs) for beginners, intermediates, and advanced users. All of them are free.
Looking for 3D printer software? Check out our 2018 guide to the 24 best free 3D printing software tools for beginners to pros.
Looking for a home laser cutter/engraver? Check out our 2018 buyer's guide to the 15 best desktop laser cutters/engravers, and all-in-one machines, plus laser cutting guide.
The Creality Ender 3 is an impressive budget 3D printer. Check out the 30 best Creality Ender 3 upgrades and mods to improve this great 3D printer even further.
Looking for "AutoCAD free download" and don't want to commit to buy the full version of the popular CAD software? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?
Check out our 2018 guide to the 10 best free online CAD software tools available right now for online 3D modeling. Some can be upgraded to add even more features.
Looking for the best single board computer with a little more "oomph" than the standard Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+? Check out the 15 best Raspberry Pi alternatives of 2018.
A tinkerers biggest dream is a CNC Router at home, isn't it? Check out our 2018 buyer's guide to the 10 best DIY CNC router kits you can buy right now.
Looking for the best cheap 3D printer that fits your budget? Check out our fall 2018 buyer's guide to the 20 best 3D printers priced under $200, $300, $500, and $1000.
Want to get the best results from your 3D printer? Check out the 17 best 3D slicer software tools of 2018. Most of them are free!
Looking for a stereolithography (LCD/DLP/SLA) 3D printer? Check out our fall 2018 buyer's guide to the 25 best resin 3D printers on the market right now.
Looking for a laser engraver? Check out our fall 2018 guide to the best laser engravers. Plus an introduction to laser engraving, materials, and laser engraving services.