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 8, 2017
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Fellow Makes 3D Printed Coffee Brewer Prototypes

Fellow is a San-Francisco based startup which uses 3D printers to create coffee brewers. But, don't worry, the final design isn't 3D printed - instead, the company use the technology to create hundreds of prototypes.

Nov 8, 2017
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Materialise Presents 3D Printed Modular Toy Robot

Materialise created a small modular toy for the Flam3D Family of the Future event which hopes to predict the future through 3D printing. 

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Nov 8, 2017
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Ultimaker Releases Cura Connect, Free 3D Printer Management Solution

Cura Collection is a new 3D printer management solution from Ultimaker which enables you to control multiple printers from one interface.

Nov 8, 2017
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M3D Promega 3D Printer: Review The Facts Here!

M3D's new PROMEGA 3D Printer offers two cubic feet of build space, a direct-drive dual-extruder, auto-bed leveling, and more.

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Nov 7, 2017
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UK Design Startup Receives £1 Million Innovate UK Grant to Boost 3D Printing Development

Iterate Design + Innovation will use £1 million Innovate UK Grant to develop a 3D printing solution combining conductive inks with polymers.

Nov 7, 2017
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Make Magazine Founder Apologizes for Claim That Naomi “SexyCyborg” Wu is “Not A Real Person”

Controversy ensues after Make Magazine founder Dale Dougherty accuses maker Naomi "SexyCyborg" Wu of being a “persona, not a real person".

Nov 7, 2017
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Once Launched in Space, MakerSat-0 Will Collect Data on 3D Printing Materials

A launch this week will see a CubeSat, designed by students, reach space and collect data on how harsh conditions effect 3D printed materials.

Nov 7, 2017
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Verashape Unveils VShaper 5-Axis 3D Printer at Formnext 2017

3D printing solutions company, Verashape, will be unveiling their VSHAPER 5-Axis Machine, which boasts a range of features, at Formnext 2017. 

Nov 7, 2017
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Formlabs 3D Prints Huge Lens for Times Square Valentine Heart

Each year a specially selected artwork graces Times Square for the month of February. For 2018, a huge 3D printed Fresnel lens has that honor.

Nov 6, 2017
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Oral Hygiene for the 1%: Zare 3D Prints Bespoke Metal Toothbrush

Prototyping lab Zare collab with designer Christophe Nussbaumer creates the Mio toothbrush, possibly the first 3D printed luxury consumable.

Nov 6, 2017
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Shapeways Founder Launches Service That Allows You to 3D Scan and Print Yourself

The new startup Beheld, founded by former Shapeways CEO Peter Weijmarshausen and Kat Kinkead, allows people to 3D scan and print themselves. 

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Nov 6, 2017
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Designer Van Eijk 3D Prints Foxglove-Inspired Lampshades

Designer Kiki van Eijk was inspired by the imperfections of foxglove flowers in her garden and used 3D printing to create replica lampshades.

Nov 6, 2017
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Record-Breaking Warcraft Diorama Features 10,000 3D Printed Characters

Warcraft creator Blizzard celebrates the game's latest expansion with a diorama featuring 10,000 3D printed figurines of players' characters.

Nov 3, 2017
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New Algorithm Cuts 3D Printing Times by Half

Algorithm developed by engineering researchers at University of Michigan allows desktop 3D printers to boost speed without impacting quality.

Nov 3, 2017
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3D Printing Microbes From Yellowstone Park Could Reduce Methane Emissions

Researchers from Montana State University are 3D printing microbe biofilms to reduce methane gasses in the atmosphere. 

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