3D Printing News & Features

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Oct 2, 2019
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Lego Targeting Maker Community’s 3D Models with Infringement Notices

In the face of takedown notices from iconic brand Lego, model-sharing platforms like Cults and Thingiverse have removed makers’ Lego-related models, but at least one platform is standing firm – for now.

Oct 2, 2019
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Relativity Space Collects $140 Million To Send a Fully 3D Printed Rocket into Earth’s Orbit

Private American aerospace manufacturer Relativity Space announced it has closed a $140 million Series C funding round. Their goal: To launch an entirely 3D printed rocket into orbit.

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Oct 1, 2019
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This Inventor Created an AI Light Bulb Using an Amazon Echo Dot

Inventor Tom Sunderland claims he has made the world's first AI light bulb using parts from an Amazon Echo Dot, a smart light bulb, and 3D printed pieces.

Sep 29, 2019
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AutoCAD vs Inventor: Autodesk CAD Software Compared

AutoCAD and Inventor are both big names in CAD, but how do they stack up? Find out how they compare as we pit AutoCAD vs Inventor.

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Sep 28, 2019
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How to Set Up OctoPrint on Raspberry Pi 3 B+ – 3 Easy Steps

Jump into this guide to find out how to install OctoPrint on the Raspberry Pi 3 B+, one of the most popular Pi boards available right now.

Sep 28, 2019
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3D Scan Yourself Then Meet Yourself Using AR Headset in Art Installation

What would you think and want to say if you met yourself?

Sep 27, 2019
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What’s Soft PLA Filament & How Does It Compare to TPU?

Although soft PLA and TPU have a lot in common, minor differences affect their applications. Explore the differences between soft PLA and TPU in this handy guide.

Sep 27, 2019
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Father and Son Take 3D Printed Lamborghini Out for a Test Ride

The father and son building their own Lamborghini Aventador using a 3D printer just took their new car out for a test ride.

Sep 26, 2019
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SolidWorks vs Solid Edge: The Differences

SolidWorks and Solid Edge are both advanced CAD programs, but what are the differences? Check out this simple guide to find out.

Sep 25, 2019
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Mini Prusa MK3 Appears at TCT Birmingham 2019

A dedicated fan presented Josef Prusa with a miniature MK3 machine which appears to be fully functional.

Sep 25, 2019
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Feel the Peel Serves Orange Juice in a 3D Printed Cup Made From the Peel

Feel the Peel is an orange juice bar which supplies freshly squeezed juice in a 3D printed bioplastic cup made from the orange peel. It is an example of a circular design created by Italian studio Carlo Ratti Associati and energy company, Eni.

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Sep 24, 2019
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3D Printer Video: 10 Most Impressive Videos

From cool personal projects to newsworthy innovations, this list of 3D printing videos is sure to impress. Dive into these crowd-pleasers, each combining 3D printing power with video editing expertise.

Sep 24, 2019
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New Balance Launching Sneaker Developed With Formlabs’ 3D Printing Technology

Athletic shoewear brand New Balance is launching the FuelCell Echo Triple sneaker, created using its TripleCell platform developed with 3D printed technology from Formlabs.

Sep 21, 2019
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Best 3D Printing Forums, Boards, and Groups

3D printing is a hot industry at the moment, and there are many places people gather to discuss it. Check out the top online 3D printing forums and groups you can be a part of.

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.

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