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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Nov 18, 2017
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Game & Watch & Print
Retro-Game Console “GameShell” Lets You Customize Its Cases

There are a lot of microcomputers emerging from Kickstarter. Thanks to 3D printing, the Gameshell has some extra tricks up its sleeve. 

Nov 18, 2017
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Big Book of Printing
This is the New 3D Printing Handbook from 3D Hubs

The 3D Printing Handbook is a beautifully designed new reference work from 3D Hubs. We weren't invited to supply a puff quote, unfortunately.

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Nov 17, 2017
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Helping Hand
Father 3D Prints Prosthetic Arm for Son, Launches Ambionics Service for Other Children in Need

After 3D printing a prosthetic arm for his son Sol, Ben Ryan decided to help others families by launching the Ambionics service.

Nov 17, 2017
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Flying High
Emirates Using SLS 3D Printing to Make Aircraft Cabin Parts

Emirates is using Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technology to manufacture components for aircraft cabins, including video monitor shrouds.

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Nov 17, 2017
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Century-Old Theory of Schwarzites Bought to Life with 3D Printing

Engineers at Rice University used 3D printers to make theoretical schwarzites into physical structures. Math just got real, people.

Nov 16, 2017
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Bigger & Better
EnvisionTEC Rolls Out Two Production-Ready Printers at Formnext 2017

During formnext 2017, EnvisionTEC unveiled two larger version of its popular 3D printers, the Perfactory 4 LED XXL and the Vida cDLM.

Nov 16, 2017
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Metal Mania
TRUMPF Unveils TruPrint 5000 Metal 3D Printer at Formnext 2017

The machine tool and laser manufacturer TRUMPF has just launched its latest Laser Metal Fusion (LMF) 3D printing system: the TruPrint 5000.

Nov 16, 2017
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A Museum for Ants?
Miniature Mollusk Museum in Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library is now home to a museum the size of a vending machine, featuring videos, holograms, and 3D prints of mollusks.

Nov 16, 2017
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Pirates of Louis Vuitton
3D Printed Microstructures Can Prevent Counterfeits and Fakes

Researchers say counterfeits and product piracy can be prevented by innovative security features like 3D printed microstructures.

Nov 16, 2017
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Take a Seat
3D Printed Urban Furniture Made from Recycled Plastic

Based in Rotterdam, Print your City! is an ongoing research project to turn plastic waste into functional, tough, 3D printed urban furniture.

Nov 16, 2017
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Covering All Angles
Verashape Demos Vshaper 5-Axis 3D Printer at Formnext

At Formnext, industrial FDM 3D printer manufacturer Verashaper demoed a new concept printer. Part of the VShaper family of printers, it's capable of printing in 5-axes.

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Nov 16, 2017
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Sculpteo Fabpilot Makes 3D Printer Management a Whole Lot Easier

The new Fabpilot software from the 3D printing service Sculpteo allows clients to manage their fleet of 3D printers from within the cloud.

Nov 16, 2017
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Full Voxel Control
GrabCAD Voxel Print Software Brings Voxel-Level Control to Stratasys 3D Printing

Stratasys releases new software solution to bring voxel-level control to the multi-material and full-color Stratasys J750 3D printer. 

Nov 15, 2017
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BigRep and BASF Alliance Accelerates Industrial Applications

BigRep, the 3D printing technology startup, and BASF are forming a strategic alliance to speed up the wholesale introduction of 3D printing into industry.

Nov 14, 2017
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3D Child's Play
AstroPrint Releases Toy Maker App for Children

Cloud platform AstroPrint has released Toy Maker, an app that enables children to find and print their own toys.

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