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All the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.

Jul 5, 2018
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Cheeky G-Code Hack
3D Print Multiple Models One After the Other with 3D Printer G-Code Hack

With just a custom bit of G-code, maker and engineer, Replayreb, can 3D print lightsaber pen tops for his small business remotely. The G-code hack ensures that, once a print is complete, it is pushed off the print bed and the next model starts printing.

Jul 4, 2018
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All3DP’s Content Academy Lends Helping Hand to e-NABLE (And You Can Too!)

For every article written by All3DP's Content Academy, we will donate $1 towards buying prosthetic kits from e-NABLE organization, which will be sent to volunteers across the globe. The best part is...you can help too!

Jul 4, 2018
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Tactile Museum Exhibition
Manacor Museum Exhibition Encourages Visitors to Touch 3D Printed Replicas

At Manacor History Museum in Mallorca, Spain, a temporary exhibition enables visitors to not only view the twelve pieces on display but also to touch them. These pieces are replicas which were created through photogrammetric digitization and 3D printing.

Jul 4, 2018
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Clear Smiles
ClearCaps Dental Alignment Expands 3D Printer Fleet with Structo Machines

ClearCaps is a clear aligner brand founded in Berlin, Germany which uses 3D printers to create its product. When founder Jesse Bartels decided to expand the company's fleet of printers, he opted for Structo’s Mask Stereolithography (MSLA)-powered 3D printers.

Jul 3, 2018
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Colorful Portrait
Douglas Coupland Reveals The National Portrait & Final Stage of 3DCanada

Artist and author, Douglas Coupland, unveiled his latest project called The National Project at Ottawa Art Gallery, Canada. The work is made up of 1,000 3D printed portraits which were collected over two years.

Jul 3, 2018
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Look Ma, One Hand!
Gamer Uses 3D Printing to Prototype One-Handed PlayStation 4 Controller

A popular YouTuber and gamer named Doppel D has created a 3D printed PlayStation 4 controller that can be used with just one hand, taking accessibility to a whole new level. 

Jul 3, 2018
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Easy-Peasy Printing
Easy-Peelzy is a Magnetic Printing Surface Your Prints will Stick and Not Stick to

Easy-Peelzy is a very simple to use magnetic printing surface for your 3D printer. It's soft, flexible and if it doesn't fit your printer, you can cut it into the right shape.

Jul 2, 2018
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Cracking Joint Problems
3D Printing Living Tissue Could Heal Damaged Joints and Eliminate Arthritis

A team of researchers from the University Medical Centre Utrecht in the Netherlands have created a biofabrication method to create living tissues that replicate cartilage and could potentially be implanted to repair damaged joints. 

Jul 2, 2018
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Dirt Homes, 3D Printed
UA Professor Develops 3D Printed Soil and Bacteria Method for Building

Assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Arkansas, Michelle Bernhardt-Barry, is working on using soil and 3D printers to build houses and roads where concrete isn’t readily available.

Jun 30, 2018
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It’ll grow on you
Pro Photographers take “Potato Camera” Literally to Find Out if they Really Take Terrible Images

Taking the internet phrase for a terrible quality image or video literally, Niko Pueringer, the founder and creative director or Corridor Crew, decided to create a "potato camera" to see whether potatoes really do take bad photos.

Jun 29, 2018
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Patent for Protection
GE Files Patent to Improve 3D Printing Security with Blockchain Tech

General Electric (GE) has recently filed a patent application that would allow them to use blockchain technology to validate and verify 3D printed objects on its supply chain. 

Jun 28, 2018
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Tested and Tough
Makerbot’s New Tough Filament Offers a Mechanically Superior Alternative to ABS

The 3D printer manufacturer Makerbot has recently unveiled Makerbot Tough, a filament that is designed for 3D printing functional prototypes. This new material seems to be an upgrade over ABS, offering twice the impact strength and reduced warping.

Jun 28, 2018
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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 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.