3D Printing News

Keep yourself up to date with the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.

Jun 28, 2018
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Beneficial for Both
Nexeo Solutions Expands 3D Printing Portfolio With Polymaker Filaments Worldwide

Nexeo Solutions, the industrial chemicals and plastics distributor, is expanding its 3D printing portfolio with filaments for industrial use from Polymaker. 

Jun 27, 2018
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Knit Fashion Kit
Traditional Knitwear and 3D Printing Combined to Create Clothing Inspired by Children’s Toys

Designer and Royal College of Art graduate Lingxiao Luo is combining traditional knitting techniques and 3D printing to create garments that echo the playful style of children's toys.  

Jun 27, 2018
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Stable Cura 3.4 Available to Download
Ultimaker Releases Cura 3.4 After Successful Beta Trial

After a successful beta trial, Ultimaker is releasing a new version of its popular slicing software, Cura 3.4. You can download it now from the company's website for free.

Jun 26, 2018
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Best in Class
MakerBot Certification Program Gets ISTE Seal of Approval

Bolstering it's already robust educational offerings, MakerBot's new Certification Program for educators has earned the ISTE Seal of Alignment -- verification of a resource's quality for educational development.

Jun 26, 2018
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Living in a Highrise
Australian Company is Constructing 3D Printed Homes From Hemp

Australian hemp company Mirreco is developing a 3D printing process that utilizes hemp biomass as a material to manufacture building panels for houses. 

Jun 26, 2018
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Build, Modify, Print
Build and Modify Your Own 3D Printing Pen with a Kit from 3D Simo

3Dsimo is a company focused on multi-purpose tools for 3D printing projects. Their latest release is an open source 3D printing pen kit that encourages you to modify it for your own purposes. Better yet, if you break the pen, you can simply 3D print replacement parts.

Jun 26, 2018
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Comfort over Beauty Standards
Endeer Launches IndieGoGo Campaign for 3D Printed Bra with Perfect Fit

Endeer is a company created by two women who are starting a "bravolution". They're using 3D printing to create bras which fit and feel comfortable, rather than just to look good. The first bra design "SHAPE" has now been launched on IndieGoGo.

Jun 25, 2018
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Vive to Advance Medicine?
Explore Your MRI Data With a Tablet, Vive Tracker, and a 3D Printed Adapter

Here’s one ingenious method of navigating MRI scanner data: With the help of 3D printing, some software, and a tablet, you can zoom through your brain.

Jun 25, 2018
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Certainly No Heart of Glass
Students 3D Print Prosthetic Feet for “Debbie Harry” Chicken

Students from West Michigan Aviation Academy recently worked on an extracurricular project which was rather different from the average. Their task was to create prosthetic feet for an urban chicken who lost hers to frost bite.

Jun 23, 2018
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Beauty and an Ulterior Motive
Shapeways Launches Customizable 3D Printed Jewelry Collection

Shapeways has launched an in-house collection of fully customizable 3D printed jewelry. Called Spring & Wonder, the products and brand were designed in two months to demonstrate what Shapeways can do for other companies wanting to incorporate mass personalization.

Jun 22, 2018
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First in the Southwest
PADT Opens On-Demand Factory Using Carbon 3D Printers

Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies (PADT) has announced it's opening a 3D printing factory, using Carbon’s Digital Light Synthesis technology and production system to create 2,000-5,000 parts on-demand weekly.

Jun 21, 2018
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Save $300,000, Invest $35,000
General Motors Makes Saves $300,000 Thanks to Standardizing 3D Printing

Since the Lansing Delta Township assembly plant of General Motors bought a $35,000 3D printer, they've seen savings of €300,000. However, the company expects to see savings of millions of dollars in the future as it standardizes the technology throughout its plants across the globe.

Jun 21, 2018
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Solar Powered Printing
Students Develop 3D Printer Power System for Impoverished Colombian Communities

To help provide access to 3D printing in impoverished areas of Cali, Colombia, engineering students from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) have developed a solar power system that allows 3D printers to operate in areas where electricity is unstable.

Jun 19, 2018
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She Said Yes!
3D Printing an Personalized Engagement Ring for a Proposal

Before proposing to his girlfriend, Dan Ko decided that everything had to be perfect, including the engagement ring. So, he truly personalized his proposal by 3D modeling and printing a ring which he knew his future wife would love.

Jun 19, 2018
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Robot with Boundary Issues
This 3D Printed Robot Can Crawl Underneath Doors

A designer has developed a 3D printed robot that can auto-adjust its height to maneuver a wide range of spaces.