3D Printing News & Features

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100% Organic Dec 9, 2022
Check Out PrusaSlicer’s New Organic Support Structures

Reddit post reveals more information on the upcoming feature, with a tweet from Josef Prusa linking to pre-sliced G-codes for those seeking an early taste.

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Accessible Metal Dec 9, 2022
Can Reliable Metal Parts Come From Desktop 3D Printers?

Once a novelty, real metal parts from desktop-size 3D printers using metal-infused filament are becoming serious business.

Featured image of Is the Anycubic Kobra Go Good Value for $189? These Five Alternatives Beg to Differ
Got To Go Dec 7, 2022
Is the Anycubic Kobra Go Good Value for $189? These Five Alternatives Beg to Differ

The Anycubic Kobra Go is cheap, but are there better alternatives for just a few dollars more? Here's some tempting alternatives.

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3D Puts the Q in Quick Dec 6, 2022
On-Demand Part Service Offers 3D Printing as Faster Alternative to Machining or Injection Molding

Advances in 3D printing make it the fastest manufacturing option for parts and prototypes at Quickparts manufacturing service.

Featured image of 3D Printable Photopistol Upgrades Your Camera With “Literal Point-And-Shoot” Capability
It Just Clicks Dec 2, 2022
3D Printable Photopistol Upgrades Your Camera With “Literal Point-And-Shoot” Capability

Turn your SLR camera into a Soviet-era Photosniper, featuring a two-stage trigger release and modular grip.

Featured image of Blender Plugin Makes 3D Printing Time-Lapses – Without a 3D Printer
Render This Dec 1, 2022
Blender Plugin Makes 3D Printing Time-Lapses – Without a 3D Printer

The Stitch3r G-code Renderer showcases material, bottom plate, lights, and set so you can create entirely virtual photorealistic 3D printing time-lapses.

Featured image of Elegoo Goes Big with New Entries in Its Neptune 3 Series
Out of This World Dec 1, 2022
Elegoo Goes Big with New Entries in Its Neptune 3 Series

Launching soon, the Elegoo Neptune 3 Plus and Neptune 3 Max feature larger build volumes than also-recently revealed Neptune 3 Pro, plus improved specs.

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A Meshy Situation Dec 1, 2022
Say Yes to the 3D Printed Dress: Artist Showcases Sartorial Skills with Wearable PLA Creation

Artist Sophy Wong's recent creation, a "complete, wearable" dress, consists of two silk-lined pieces with invisible zippers.

Featured image of The 5 Main Ways to 3D Print a House
Living in a Material World Nov 29, 2022
The 5 Main Ways to 3D Print a House

How do you 3D print a house? The answer is, "it depends." Learn about the main techniques used to build a house. One. Layer. At. A. Time.

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Giving Back Nov 29, 2022
Craftcloud Partners with New Story to Build 3D Printed Homes for Those in Need

For GivingTuesday, Craftcloud will donate 2€ to New Story, a non-profit that uses 3D printing to construct shelters, for each order placed during the week.

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No More Overhang Hangover Nov 29, 2022
Mod Your Prusa for 4-Axis 3D Printing: A Closer Look

Print 90° overhangs without support material using this open-source Prusa mod!

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Back in Black Friday Nov 25, 2022
Prusa Black Friday Sale is Live with Bundles, Gifts, and Free Shipping

Prusa Research's Black Friday blowout is as big as ever, with free international shipping and bundled extras with 3D printers. Also, the company has introduced a "Product Passport," giving a fascinating insight into the carbon footprint of the MK3S+.

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However You Slice It Nov 25, 2022
Lychee Slicer Now Works with Filament 3D Printers

Popular third-party slicer for resin 3D printers announces new compatibility with FDM machines. Launching in public beta, over 480 3D printers are supported at launch.

Featured image of Phaetus Launches New Lightweight Apus Extruder
Ready for Work Nov 25, 2022
Phaetus Launches New Lightweight Apus Extruder

OEM's new "high-end" extruder is a trapezoidal slip of blue metal that features a lightweight frame, universal hotend mounting system, and more.

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Feliz Navicash Nov 24, 2022
Buy These Sub-$100 3D Printing Gifts For The Makers You Love

Need to give a gift to a 3D printing person? Don't want to spend more than $100? You've walked right into the perfect article.

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Level Up Nov 24, 2022
Strojtools Lvl 2 Gives Prusa Mini 3D Printers a Pro-grade Boost

Kickstarter campaign features print-at-home and mailed parts and claims to increase this popular, pint-sized printer's accuracy, strength, and stability.

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Scanned into History Nov 24, 2022
Ditch the Calipers, Handheld 3D Scanners Accelerate Research

To record accurate measurements of objects from museum collections faster without damage, researchers pack hand-held 3D scanners.

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Get Smart Nov 22, 2022
Use Input Shaping on Any 3D Printer – No Klipper Necessary

GH Enterprise’s GH Smart Shaper utilizes two plug-in drivers with dedicated CPUs to bring input shaping to virtually any 3D printer.

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I Choose You! Nov 22, 2022
Gotta Print ‘Em All: Turn Your Prusa Mini Into Bulbasaur

A new mod listed on Printables transforms the Original Prusa Mini 3D printer into a popular Pokémon.

Featured image of Prusa Research Announces New Prusament Refill, Matte Black PETG, and Multiple Resins
Material World Nov 16, 2022
Prusa Research Announces New Prusament Refill, Matte Black PETG, and Multiple Resins

Prusa Research has been cooking up some new materials for use in both FDM and resin 3D printers. Here's the latest.

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