3D Printing News & Features

Keep yourself up to date with the latest 3D printing news from all over the world and the latest features, interviews, comments, and exciting stories.

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Nov 29, 2019
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E3D Swaps Newly-Launched Extruder Name From Hermes to Hemera

E3D’s latest extruder, the Hermes, apparently fell foul of “an international company of the same name," prompting a last-minute rechristening.

Nov 29, 2019
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3D Printing Industry News (Weekly Digest)

Here‘s what happened in the Additive Manufacturing industry last week. Read about 3D printing from metal to plastic, from industry to small businesses, from production to bleeding-edge innovations.

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Nov 28, 2019
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Luxury Resort In Mozambique Will Be 3D Printed With Sand

Can sustainability play a part in building a luxury resort? The Kisawa Sanctuary Resort in Mozambique utilizes materials like sand and seawater as base materials for 3D printing.

Nov 26, 2019
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First Look at the Creality LD-002R MSLA 3D Printer

Ahead of its soft launch this month, Creality's LD-002R MSLA 3D printer winged its way to the All3PD office. Here's the skinny.

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Nov 23, 2019
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Markforged and MSC Form Prototyping Partnership

A partnership between Markforged and MSC lets users access the Finite Element Analysis simulation software.

Nov 21, 2019
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Nanotube Plastic 3D Prints Can Stop Bullets

Students of Rice University have 3D printed ultra-hard objects from normal plastic materials. The results are lightweight, load-bearing... and even bulletproof.

Nov 21, 2019
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AMT’s DMS Delivers Automated End-To-End Additive Manufacturing

AMT’s Digital Manufacturing System automates the steps of the Additive Manufacturing process to safely reduce cost and increase consistency.

Nov 20, 2019
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Desktop Metal Launches Batch Production “Shop System” for Metal Workshops

With machine shops and metal job shops in mind, US-based manufacturer Desktop Metal announces its new "Shop System" at Formnext 2019.

Nov 19, 2019
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Carbon Unleashes L1 3D Printer, Adds Jabil to Production Network

At Formnext 2019, Carbon officially releases the L1 3D printer and welcomes the global manufacturing leader Jabil into its Carbon Production Network.

Nov 18, 2019
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More Pro Materials
BASF Acquires 3D Printing Service Provider Sculpteo

BASF, the world’s largest chemical producer, is buying Sculpteo, the French online 3D printing service. For its clients, it will most likely result in more professional material options.

Nov 15, 2019
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PEEK Without the Price Tag
WASP Debuts Medical-Grade Pellet PEEK 3D Printer

Not only is PEEK a difficult material to print, it’s also quite expensive. Italian manufacturer WASP wants to change that by printing with PEEK pellets that cost just a tenth of the price.

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Nov 14, 2019
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Online 3D Printed Gun Blueprints Banned Again

A federal judge in the US ruled the Trump administration allowing Defense Distributed to publish 3D printed gun blueprints online was illegal.

Nov 13, 2019
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Modular Model
3DGence Premiering Industry F420 Industrial 3D Printer at Formnext

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence says its latest modular machine offers exceptionally fast printing in a wide range of materials.

Nov 9, 2019
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Building an Arduino Organ
Making Music With a 3D Printed Tonewheel

Using a 3D printer, an Arduino, stepper motors and a self-wound pickup, YouTuber The Mixed Signal reproduced the warm classic sound of a rock organ.

Nov 9, 2019
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Stratasys Partners with Comedian Jay Leno for On-Demand Manufacturing Services

Additive manufacturing giant enlists entertainment legend to Performance Partner Program to help maintain and preserve a huge collection of classic and rare vehicles.

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