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I Want to Ride My (3D Printed) Bicycle Jul 17, 2018
AREVO Launches 3D Printed Carbon-Fiber eBike

AREVO, the manufacturer based in Santa Clara, California, has announced the launch of its eBike which has a 3D printed carbon fiber frame and is battery-assisted. 

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Royal Flush Jul 16, 2018
$10,000 Toilet Seat?! U.S. Air Force Uses 3D Printing to Flush Away Excessive Spending

The U.S. Air Force has announced that it will begin 3D printing toilet seat covers for cargo airlift planes after receiving criticism for spending $10,000 on replacements.

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Go For Gold Jul 16, 2018
Researchers Use Gold Nanoparticles to Find Defects in 3D Printed Objects

Vanderbilt University researchers are embedding gold nanoparticles into filament to help detect problems inside of 3D printed objects.

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Available on GitHub Jul 16, 2018
Creality’s Ender 3 3D Printer is Now Fully Open Source

Creality3D, the Chinese manufacturer of 3D printers, has announced the open-sourcing of its most popular 3D printer, the Ender-3. This makes it the first Open Source Hardware Association certified 3D printer in China.

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Take a Seat Jul 15, 2018
Socrates Sculpture Park Gets 3D Printed Furniture for the Summer

The design studio HANNAH has placed its award-winning 3D printed “RRRolling Stones” furniture collection throughout Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, New York.

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"James Pond" Technology Jul 14, 2018
Student Designed World First 3D Printed Underwater Jetpack

Archie O'Brien is a student at Loughborough University in the UK who has designed an underwater jetpack called CUDA, made from 3D printed materials.

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Launch Away Jul 13, 2018
Lockheed Martin 3D Prints Titanium Domes for Satellite Fuel Tank

Lockheed Martin is using 3D printing technology to create huge titanium fuel tanks that will be used for satellites, potentially revolutionizing the space launch industry.

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Environmental Impact of 3D Printing Jul 13, 2018
New German Study Concludes 3D Printing Health Challenges

A free new study, published by German Bundesumweltamt, discusses the benefits and potential environmental and health challenges of 3D printing technologies.

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Ready, Aim, Print Jul 12, 2018
3D Printed Gun Models to Return Online as Defense Distributed Wins Court Settlement

After a lengthy legal battle, Cody Wilson and his organization Defense Distributed have settled a lawsuit against the U.S. State Department that will allow them to put 3D printable gun models back online.

Featured image of Oerlikon and Lufthansa Technik Partner to Establish Repeatable Aviation 3D Printing Processes
Accelerating Additive Manufacturing Jul 12, 2018
Oerlikon and Lufthansa Technik Partner to Establish Repeatable Aviation 3D Printing Processes

Oerlikon, the technology and engineering group, is working with Lufthansa Technik, a provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, to establish robust and repeatable 3D printing processes for in the aircraft MRO industry. 

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Featured image of Sinterit Unveils New and Improved Version of the Lisa SLS 3D Printer
New and Improved Jul 11, 2018
Sinterit Unveils New and Improved Version of the Lisa SLS 3D Printer

Following the recent release of the Lisa 2 PRO, the Polish 3D printer manufacturer Sinterit has now upgraded its flagship Sinterit Lisa SLS 3D printer to offer more reliability and a larger print area.

Featured image of Formlabs Launches Castable Wax Resin for 3D Printing Jewelry
Perfect for Printing Jewelry Jul 11, 2018
Formlabs Launches Castable Wax Resin for 3D Printing Jewelry

Formlabs, the 3D printing technology developer and manufacturer, has developed a castable wax 3D printing resin for increased part strength and smoother surface finishes when printing complex parts. 

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Supports for Dayz Jul 10, 2018
Peopoly Launches Asura Print Preparation Software

Peopoly, creator of the exceedingly popular Moai SLA 3D printer kit, has just launched its first dedicated print preparation software. Called Asura, the program is currently in open beta for Windows users and lets you auto-generate supports for your prints.

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ONO, Not Again... Jul 10, 2018
Despite Kickstarter Disaster, ONO Seeks More Funding Through New Crowdfunding Campaign

After inducing rage across Kickstarter and the 3D printing community for failing to deliver its now-infamous smartphone 3D printer to backers, the controversial startup ONO is now launching another crowdfunding campaign on the platform StartEngine. ONO claims the funds will be used to build a more solid foundation for the company.

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But are they comfy? Jul 10, 2018
Fashion Design Graduate Takes Major Step With Woven 3D Printed Shoes

In the world of fashion, 3D printing has opened the door for a whirlwind of new looks and styles, and designers have leveraged this technology to showcase just how unique their concepts can be.

Featured image of Researchers Develop 3D Printable Lignin Composites to Replace Petroleum-Based Plastics
Save the Planet Jul 9, 2018
Researchers Develop 3D Printable Lignin Composites to Replace Petroleum-Based Plastics

Researchers from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have come up with a patent-pending process for developing 3D printable lignin material, which is an environmentally friendly plant-based option that could someday replace petroleum-based plastic composites.

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Home Sweet (3D Printed) Home Jul 9, 2018
French Family Becomes the First to Move into a 3D Printed Home

A French family of five has just become the first to ever move into a fully 3D printed house. Constructed in just 54 hours, the inhabitable structure is 1,022 square feet large, and includes four bedrooms and a central living area.

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Wooof! Jul 8, 2018
Create Your Own Customizable Pet Wheelchair

When Erica Charbonneau's friend's French Bulldog needed a wheelchair both for a cheap price and quickly, she rose to the occasion and developed a 3D printed design which she has now iterated so other dog owners can create their own. Her design is called FiGO.

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Hammy Birthday Jul 5, 2018
World’s Oldest Ham Celebrates Birthday, to Receive 3D Printed Portrait

This Saturday, July 7th, a birthday party for a ham will be held. The 116-year-old hock will be the at the center of ham-related festivities, receiving a cake and even a present -- a 3D printed portrait of itself.

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Cheeky G-Code Hack Jul 5, 2018
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.

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