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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Oct 3, 2017
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High PerFORMance Parts
Somos and 3D Hubs Collaborate to Create 3D Printed Tools and Molds

Somos and 3D Hubs are joining forces to offer customers access to highly accurate 3D printed tools and molds with a quick turnaround time.

Oct 2, 2017
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Make it Together
Collaborate with Other Makers Using MasterpieceVR Software

MasterpieceVR software makes it possible to collaborate with other 3D modelers and live stream to the masses through Facebook or YouTube.

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Oct 2, 2017
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Rebuilding Lives
iMedTech Group 3D Prints Prostheses for Breast Cancer Survivors

South African mechanical engineering technologist Nneile Nkholise uses 3D print tech to create 1,000 prostheses for breast cancer survivors.

Oct 2, 2017
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Soft Assembly
Origami-Inspired 3D Printed Robot Offers Softer Side to Assembly Lines

Aerospace engineering researcher Kiju Lee develops Twister, a soft origami-inspired robot tower that could make assembly lines safer. 

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Sep 29, 2017
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Best in Show!
TCT Show 2017 Recap: Inside Look at the Most Exciting 3D Printing Show of the Year

TCT Show 2017 might be over, but the innovation has just begun. Here's our recap of the best 3D printing moments from this year's conference.

Sep 29, 2017
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Making a Lego World
Watch this YouTuber Assemble a Giant 3D Printed Lego Go-Kart

Matt Denton and his 8-year-old nephew assemble a regular Lego Go-Kart Kit 1972, alongside a 3D printed version which is five times larger.

Sep 29, 2017
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Does Not Suck
Top 20 Shortlist Announced for James Dyson Award 2017

It's squeaky bum time. The top 20 shortlist for the James Dyson Award 2017 has been announced, including several 3D printing projects.

Sep 28, 2017
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Better Prosthetics
3D Printed Heart Valves Improve Surgery Success Rates

Researchers from Piedmont Heart Institute and Georgia Institute of Technology are using 3D printed heart valves to improve patient outcome.

Sep 28, 2017
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Nice Day for a Swim
New Waterproof Polyamide SLS Objects from Imaterialise

Online 3D printing service Imaterialise launches intriguing new material; a waterproof polyamide for objects that need to be submersible.

Sep 28, 2017
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Always Bet on Black
HP Multi Jet Fusion PA12 Now Default Black Plastic at Sculpteo

Online 3D printing service Sculpteo to roll out major change, replacing their default Nylon PA11 black plastic with HP Multi Jet Fusion PA12.

Sep 28, 2017
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Looking Good
Powder & Heat Develops Customizable 3D Printed Glasses

Powder & Heat creates fashionable 3D printed glasses for every personality with 9 different color combinations and 12 texture combinations.

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Sep 28, 2017
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Time for Tea
Cucuyo is a 3D Printed Cafe Opening at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Cucuyo is a 3D printed cafe, part installation, part eatery, at the Pérez Art Museum Miami where visitors can relax.

Sep 27, 2017
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Reverse Engineering Made Simple
Scanning Royal Netherlands Navy Vessels for Easier Repairs

Artec 3D scanners saved time and money for Marinebedrijf Koninklijke Marine when servicing Royal Netherlands Navy vessels.

Sep 26, 2017
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Major Milestone
3D Hubs Tops 1 Million Parts on Path to Distributed Manufacturing

After four years of helping customers manufacture parts locally, online printing community 3D Hubs announces making over a million parts.

Sep 26, 2017
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Keep Your Spool Cool
Polymaker Seeks to Keep Filament Safe with PolyBox Container

Polymaker unveils the PolyBox, a container that keeps plastic filaments protected from moisture and sits beside a desktop 3D printing system.

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