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 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 27, 2019
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3D Printed Kidney: The Latest Advancements

Producing a functional 3D printed kidney may not yet be a reality, but there are a number of promising projects. Read on as we cover some of the latest advancements in 3D printed kidney projects.

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Nov 23, 2019
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Finite Element Analysis
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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Nearly as Hard as Diamonds
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.

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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 19, 2019
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Need For Speed
Turbo Print Gives Speed Boost to Markforged X7 3D Printer

At Formnext 2019, Markforged announced Turbo Print for its X7 Carbon Fiber 3D printer, increasing print speed twofold without sacrificing print quality.

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 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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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.

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Nov 12, 2019
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BCN3D Reveals Epsilon Large Format IDEX 3D Printer

Spanish 3D printer manufacturer BCN3D has matured its product offering with the release of the Epsilon, a tall, engineering-grade machine tailor-made for demanding prints.

Nov 12, 2019
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Formlabs Unveils Form 3B Printer, Dental Business Unit, and Acquires Spectra

Formlabs doubles down on dental with the announcement of Formlabs Dental, the Form 3B printer, and the acquisition of materials partner Spectra.

Nov 7, 2019
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BCN3D Releases Open Source Files for Sigma R19 and Sigmax R19 Printers

Continuing its tradition of releasing the design and process documents of its flagship printers, BCN3D has made good with new open repos of its Sigma R19 and Sigmax R19 printers.

Nov 7, 2019
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Your Next Outfit
3D Printed Fabric: The Most Promising Projects

3D printing has many applications, but did you know that making fabrics was one of them? Read on as we explore some of the most promising 3D printed fabric projects.

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