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AM Insider Sep 7, 2018
3D Printing Industry Report – Week 36 / 2018

Want to know what’s happening in the Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing industry? Here’s All3DP’s weekly report for professionals, presented by former 3dprint.com editor-in-chief and industry expert Sarah Goehrke.

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3D Printing Metal Made Simple Sep 7, 2018
Researchers Use Bulk Metallic Glasses to Simplify Metal 3D Printing Process

Researchers appear to have found a simpler method for 3D printing metal by using bulk metallic glasses (BMGs). The process is still theoretical, but the researchers believe it may soon become commercially usable. 

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Secure Your 3D Printer Sep 6, 2018
OctoPrint Publishes Guide to Secure 3D Printing After Concerning Report

OctoPrint, the open-source control software for 3D printers, has issued a reminder to its users to invest time to properly secure internal services and configure settings after a report from the Internet Storm Center (ISC) which shows the dangers of unsecured interfaces.

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Pedal to the Metal Sep 6, 2018
Desktop Metal Upgrades to Studio System +, Introduces New Metal 3D Printing Fleet

Desktop Metal has launched the new Studio System +, an upgraded metal 3D printing system that will offer higher resolution and allow users to print small metal parts with finer details.

Featured image of Carbon Launches Medical-Grade MPU 100 Resin for DLS 3D Printers
Paging Dr. Resin Sep 6, 2018
Carbon Launches Medical-Grade MPU 100 Resin for DLS 3D Printers

Carbon has launched MPU 100, the first-ever medical-grade material for its Digital Light Synthesis machines. It offers a combination of mechanical strength, biocompatibility, and sterilizability.

Featured image of MakerGear Unveils MakerGear Ultra One Industrial Series 3D Printer
It's a Beast Sep 6, 2018
MakerGear Unveils MakerGear Ultra One Industrial Series 3D Printer

Ahead of a public showing at IMTS, MakerGear unveils the MakerGear Ultra One - a tank of a printer taking aim at industrial-quality printing.

Featured image of BCN3D Releases Sigma R19 & Sigmax R19 3D Printers
New for '19 Sep 5, 2018
BCN3D Releases Sigma R19 & Sigmax R19 3D Printers

Open Source 3D printer manufacturer BCN3D has just lifted the lid on the Sigma R19 and Sigmax R19 3D printers. New features include custom hot ends by E3D, Bondtech extruders, filament runout detection and other across the board improvements.

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Motion Picture Magic Sep 5, 2018
Designer Uses 4D Printing to Bring Life and Motion to “Tangible Animations”

Industrial designer Nicole Hone has created a collection of 'Hydrophytes', which are futuristic, aquatic plants that are made with multi-material 4D printing technology.

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Saving Time, Money and Lives Sep 5, 2018
Boosting Surgical Outcomes with 3D Printing at University Hospital Basel

Surgeons at the University Hospital Basel in Switzerland are cutting down on operating times for head, neck, face and jaw surgeries by 33% thanks to 3D printed surgical guides. 

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Restoration Race Sep 4, 2018
KW Heritage Uses 3D Printing to Restore Engine Cover of Rare Alfa Romeo Tipo

KW Heritage, a restoration service from engineering firm KW Special Projects, used 3D scanning and 3D printing to restore the engine cover of a rare Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3 racing car, which will be on display at the Goodwood Revival motor racing festival.

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Smooth and Creamy Sounds Sep 4, 2018
Turn a Hot Chocolate Can Into a Portable Speaker

A British engineer, programmer, and maker recently took to YouTube to display his upcycling creation. Using 3D printing and electronics, Robin Hartley turned an empty Cadbury's hot chocolate tin into a portable speaker. 

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Monoprice, Multi-Target Sep 3, 2018
Monoprice Listings Show New Education & Business 3D Printers

Not content with offering a competitively priced array of desktop 3D printers for home use, it would appear that US electronics giant Monoprice is readying a batch of education and business-minded printers, too.

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Like Magic! Sep 3, 2018
4-Mation is a DIY Interactive 3D Zoetrope Available to Back on Kickstarter

A new crowdfunding campaign for an interactive and home-printable 3D Zoetrope has smashed its funding goal. The project, called 4-Mation, uses 3D objects and strobe lights to create impressive, moving visuals. There are four different animations available to back on Kickstarter. 

Featured image of LulzBot Plays Cruel Joke, Reannounces Aerostruder v2 Micro Toolhead, Not SLA Printer
LulzNot Sep 3, 2018
LulzBot Plays Cruel Joke, Reannounces Aerostruder v2 Micro Toolhead, Not SLA Printer

After getting us giddy with the prospect of some exciting new fork in the LulzBot hardware trail, the company has put paid to our speculation with a full "reveal" this last weekend. No new resin printer. Just a rather cool toolhead we already knew about.

Featured image of Dazz 3D LCD 3D Printer Kickstarter Campaign Smashes Funding Goal
Dazzling Backers Aug 31, 2018
Dazz 3D LCD 3D Printer Kickstarter Campaign Smashes Funding Goal

Dazz 3D, a Chinese technology company has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Dazz 3D LCD 3D printer. Promising high-quality resin 3D printing, a safe air purification system and an automatic refilling system, the campaign has already smashed its funding goal of $30,000 with over $100,000 raised.

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Working in the Nanoscale Aug 31, 2018
MIT Engineers 3D Print Crystals from Billions of Colloids

Engineers from MIT developed a new technique called the direct-write colloidal assembly process. It can build centimeter-high crystals made from billions of individual colloids. They did this by uniting the principles of 3D printing and self-assembly.

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LaserBot? Aug 30, 2018
[UPDATED] LulzBot Teases New Open-Source SLA 3D Printer, Coming September

Teased in a not-so-cryptic email newsletter, Lulzbot has as good as announced it will be releasing a new resin-based 3D printing solution in September. [Update: Or has it...?]

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Take a Ride in Vomit Comet Aug 30, 2018
Students Fly in Vomit Comet to Test Out 3D Printed Bioplastic Tools

University of Calgary students are working on a project which could provide astronauts with 3D printed plastic tools made from feces and genetically engineered bacteria. The students recently tested the tools out during a flight on the "Vomit Comet".

Featured image of University of Minnesota Researchers Develop Bionic Eye Prototype
The Future of Sight Aug 30, 2018
University of Minnesota Researchers Develop Bionic Eye Prototype

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have 3D printed an image sensing array on a hemisphere: in essence, a bionic eye. It is the first-of-its-kind and, hopefully, will be used to help blind people see. 

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Another Shot... Aug 29, 2018
3D Printed Gun Blueprints Are Being Sold Online Despite Court Order

Attempting to circumvent a recent court order blocking 3D printable gun blueprints from being shared online, Defense Distributed is now selling the files to customers in states that have not imposed a ban.

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