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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Oct 11, 2019
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The Dark Side
Halle Synagogue Attacker Allegedly Built 3D Printed Gun

The gunman allegedly killed two people in Halle, Germany after unsuccessfully trying to enter a synagogue.

Oct 11, 2019
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Due To Cash Flow Problems
Aleph Objects Lays Off 80 Percent Of Its Staff

Aleph Objects / Lulzbot is experiencing a brutal cut: 91 of the 113 employees were laid off due to cash flow problems. Yet, the company continues to manufacture and sell their 3D printers.

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Oct 10, 2019
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Maker's Mark
Colorfabb Launches Laser-Markable PLA

Ever wanted to add a nice, crisp logo, a barcode or graphic to your prints? Colorfabb Laser Marking PLA has you covered. Let's take a look!

Oct 9, 2019
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A Driving Force
Cars and 3D Printing: The Story So Far…

Additive technologies are now widely used in the automotive industry, but how exactly are carmakers utilizing 3D printing to improve their products? Find out how companies great and small are getting the most from Industry 4.0.

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Oct 8, 2019
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Tightening the Price Bracket for Belt 3D Printers
Meet the Powerbelt Zero, a $399 Belt 3D Printer

Belt 3D printers a rare and usually expensive. With the Powerbelt3D Zero, a New York-based startup wants to bring down the costs to just $399.

Oct 7, 2019
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Building Bridges
Cheeky Competition Pokes Fun at Lego’s Takedown Notices

The "OGEL" beyond the brick competition is a playful dig at Lego, which recently sent infringement notices to popular maker hubs like Cults and MyMiniFactory.

Oct 4, 2019
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How Fabb
ColorFabb Now Supplies Specialist Filaments from Igus

ColorFabb is carrying Igus filaments, which were created for simple processing and boast excellent wear values.

Oct 2, 2019
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Creative Block
Lego Targeting Maker Community’s 3D Models with Infringement Notices

In the face of takedown notices from iconic brand Lego, model-sharing platforms like Cults and Thingiverse have removed makers’ Lego-related models, but at least one platform is standing firm – for now.

Oct 2, 2019
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Lift Off
Relativity Space Collects $140 Million To Send a Fully 3D Printed Rocket into Earth’s Orbit

Private American aerospace manufacturer Relativity Space announced it has closed a $140 million Series C funding round. Their goal: To launch an entirely 3D printed rocket into orbit.

Sep 28, 2019
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Hello Me
3D Scan Yourself Then Meet Yourself Using AR Headset in Art Installation

What would you think and want to say if you met yourself?

Sep 27, 2019
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The Fast And The Fabricated
Father and Son Take 3D Printed Lamborghini Out for a Test Ride

The father and son building their own Lamborghini Aventador using a 3D printer just took their new car out for a test ride.

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Sep 26, 2019
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All Aboard!
UK Railways Services Now Have 3D Printed Armrests and Grab Handles

Railway services in the UK are using Stratasys' 3D printing technology to develop replacement parts like armrests and grab handles for passenger trains.

Sep 25, 2019
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Mighty Mini MK3
Mini Prusa MK3 Appears at TCT Birmingham 2019

A dedicated fan presented Josef Prusa with a miniature MK3 machine which appears to be fully functional.

Sep 24, 2019
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Turnkey In Ignition
Ultimaker Announces New S3 3D Printer and 24/7 Printing Solution for S5

Expanding its Studio line of professional printers, Ultimaker has announced the S3 3D printer, plus new system addons for the S5 printer in the 24/7-capable Material Station and quality-enhancing Air Manager for the S5.

Sep 23, 2019
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Pedal to the Metal
Castrol Toyota Racing Series Has New Car Built With 3D Printed Parts

The Castrol Toyota Racing Series has a new, more powerful race car built with carbon-reinforced 3D printed parts, the Toyota FT-60.

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