3D Printing News

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

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May 28, 2019
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10/10 Would Poll Again
Professional 3D Printing: The State of the Industry

Sculpteo, the French 3D printing service, has polled a global slice of professionals using 3D printing, compiling the results into a 'State of the Industry' report. Let's take a look at a few of its more interesting points. 

May 24, 2019
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Tiny Boards, Big Projects
Arduino Launches New Affordable Nano Microcontroller Boards

Arduino, the open-source computer hardware and software company, announced new affordable "Nano" microcontroller boards at the Maker Faire Bay Area last weekend.

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May 23, 2019
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Dual Extrusion
When Nature Calls: The World’s First 3D Printed Bathroom

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) researchers created the world's first 3D printed bathroom which took nine hours to print in concrete casting.

May 23, 2019
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Crippling Debt Not Included
Beam3D Debuts Sub-$400 Prism Resin Printer on Kickstarter

California-based Beam3D has just launched a tantalizing new machine on Kickstarter. Called the Prism, this sub-$400 all-metal machine boasts an affordable price point, sophisticated features and is claimed to compete with printers upwards of $1000.

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May 22, 2019
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New Medium, Classic Sculptures
How A Russian Artist Creates Classic Sculptures with a 3D Printing Pen

Ekaterina Dobrolyubova creates stunning sculptures using the 3Doodler 3D printing pen. All3DP spoke to the artist to learn more about how she develops her art. 

May 22, 2019
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New Name, New Updates
Prusa Renames Slic3r PE as PrusaSlicer and Gives it a Huge Revamp

News from Josef: Prusa has been simplifying and improving its open-source slicer Slic3r PE, offering a ton of interesting new features and introducing a new name PrusaSlicer.

May 21, 2019
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Diamonds Are Forever
Sandvik Unveils 3D Printed Industrial Diamond Composite

In a world first, Sandvik engineers have created a 3D printed industrial diamond composite which they believe will revolutionize the machining industry. It will be unveiled at RAPID + TCT in Detroit.

May 21, 2019
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Non-invasive, Safer Alternative
Bobcat Kittens Receive 3D Printed Tracker Collars to Improve Tracking of Population

Brady Neiles is a resource biologist from South Dakota’s Game, Fish & Parks who used 3D printing to change the way wildlife populations are tracked. 

May 20, 2019
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Productive Production
How 3D Printing Transformed Ashley Furniture’s Production Process

American furniture manufacturer Ashley Furniture uses 3D printing to improve production by reducing costs and lead times and encouraging employee creativity.

May 20, 2019
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The Big Gets Better
BigRep Reveals STUDIO G2 Large-Format 3D Printer at RAPID+TCT

BigRep, the large-scale 3D Printer manufacturer, will be displaying its all-new STUDIO G2 large-format 3D printer at RAPID+TCT this week. A highlight of the presentation is the G2's ability to print engineering-grade materials.

May 17, 2019
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From Prototyping to Production
Bombardier Transportation Installs Stratasys 3D Printer for End-Use Parts

Stratasys, the 3D printer manufacturer, announced that Bombardier Transportation, the mobility solution provider, will use its Stratasys F900 3D Printer to create parts for trains and trams in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. 

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May 16, 2019
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Finally, You Can Position Panels
Ultimaker Cura 4.1 Beta Released with UX Improvements and Slicing Enhancements

Ultimaker has launched a new beta update to its open-source 3D printing slicer, Cura. This version, Cura 4.1, promises to bring more control to a user's 3D printing workflow.

May 16, 2019
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Big Little Details
Artec 3D Releases the Micro, a Metrology-Grade Desktop 3D Scanner

Luxembourg-based 3D scanner manufacturer Artec 3D has just unveiled the Artec Micro, a desktop-sized, metrology-grade scanner for small objects. Boasting easy operation and exceptional results, the scanner broadens Artec's offerings to new fields.

May 14, 2019
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Cha-ching
Xometry Raises $50 Million in Equity Funding Led by Greenspring Associates

On-demand manufacturing marketplace Xometry announced it raised $50 million in equity funding, bringing it to a total of $113 million raised.

May 13, 2019
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Organized chaos
Handy STL File Bulk Viewer for Windows PCs

Got a folder full of STL files that you don't recognize? This handy utility will generate previews of them so you can make sense of the mess.

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