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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Sep 21, 2019
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Student Sentenced to 3 Years in Jail for 3D Printing Gun

The judge didn't buy the student's claim the parts were for a university project and that he found the ammunition rounds in a park.

Sep 20, 2019
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Changing Lives
3D Printer Manufacturer WASP Opens Digital Orthopedic Laboratory in Syria

WASP, the Italian 3D printer manufacturer, announces that its laboratory for 3D printing artificial limbs has launched at the University of Damascus, Syria.

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Sep 18, 2019
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E2, Brute?
Raise3D Announces E2: A New Industrial 3D Printer

The E2 is the starting point of a new line of printers Raise3D will be offering. It is designed to both handle the needs of major industries, while still being easy to use, the company says.

Sep 18, 2019
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Would You Buy A Pair of Metal 3D Printed Shoes By Ica & Kostika?

Footwear brand Ica & Kostika has launched its website where you can buy its 3D printed metal shoes which favor style over comfort.

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Sep 17, 2019
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Inflexible Manufacturing, Time's Up
Flexible Manufacturing System – What Is It?

Flexible manufacturing systems are often used in mass production for a number of reasons. Explore this in-depth guide where we break down the flexible manufacturing system.

Sep 16, 2019
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Vertico 3D Prints a Concrete Bridge Minimizing Material

Optimizing the concrete need while keeping up with stress requirements, Dutch company Vertico unwraps 3D printing's potential in the construction industry.

Sep 14, 2019
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The PocketSHOT 3D Is a Print-It-Yourself Flexible Monopod

Edelkrone, a photography and cinematography accessory producer, has released yet another 3D printable product. The latest in its Ortak line, the PocketShot3D gives you a versatile handheld camera setup that you can mostly print yourself.

Sep 13, 2019
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Redefine Meat Raises $6M in Seed Funding Round for Alt-Meat 3D Printer

Redefine Meat, an Israel-based 3D printing start-up, uses 3D printing to develop the world's first professional 3D vegetarian "meat" printing solution. For this, it raised $6M in a seed funding round.

Sep 11, 2019
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Date Night Outfit?
Student Creates Compostable 3D Printed Menswear Outfit using 3D Pens and Printer

For Mats Beckman's graduation project, he decided to use a 3D printer, 3D pen, and heat pressure to create a flexible compostable 3D printed menswear outfit. All3DP spoke to him.

Sep 10, 2019
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Analog Sky Drifter is a Customizable 3D Printed Binocular Telescope

The Analog Sky Drifter is a customizable, mostly 3D printed binocular telescope which will be on Kickstarter soon.

Sep 9, 2019
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Smart DIY 3D Printer Sensor Measures Harmful Emissions

Gary Peng is a San Diego based high-schooler who creates products using 3D printing. His latest invention is a 3D printer emission monitor which sends users warning alerts via a smartphone app.

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Sep 6, 2019
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Gone, But Not Gone
Filament Brand rigid.ink Ceases Production Permanently

In the face of increasing competition, the UK-based filament brand has halted their production of FDM 3D printer filament for good. They intend to transition to a services business model, providing educational material on FDM printing behind a subscription service.

Sep 5, 2019
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New Initiative Aims to Recycle PLA Waste, Empty Spools

Printing 3D models from Thingiverse in different colors and materials can certainly be fun, but have you ever stopped to consider the impact this plastic has on the environment? A new Kickstarter campaign, Project PLA, might have you covered with its plan to recycle PLA 3D printing waste.

Aug 30, 2019
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Tumblr Briefly Became a New Hub for Banned 3D Printed Gun Group

A 3D printed gun group, which is banned on all major social media platforms, briefly moved to Tumblr, a microblogging website, before being banned by them too.

Aug 30, 2019
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MyMiniFactory Launches In-Browser 3D File Customizer

MyMiniFactory, an online community for makers, has launched an in-browser 3D file customizer called Customizer, which is in its beta phase.

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