3D Printing News

Keep yourself up to date with the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.

Jul 24, 2018
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First 3D Printing Masters in Spain
Barcelona’s University Launches Master Degree in Additive Manufacturing

The CIM UPC, the technological center of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, is launching a Master in Design and Engineering for Additive Manufacturing which is the first course of its kind in Spain to focus on 3D printing. 

Jul 23, 2018
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Dreams Come True in VR
Walt Disney Animation Studio Debuts First VR Short Film, Cycles

In August this year, the Walt Disney Animation Studio will debut its first VR short film called Cycles. It will be the headliner at the ACM SIGGRAPH conference in Vancouver. 

Jul 23, 2018
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New Horizons
Ultimaker Expands Global Operations with New APAC Offices in Singapore

Ultimaker has announced that it is opening new offices in Singapore to better serve the growing demand for Ultimaker 3D printers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

Jul 21, 2018
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New slicing software and firmware, multi-material 2.0 upgrades, faster shipping, and more support
Josef Prusa Releases Huge Summer Update for MK3 and MK2S Printers

Josef Průša, CEO and founder of Prusa Research, has released a very detailed summer update on the Prusa Research status, covering shipping and support, Multi-Material 2.0, Slic3r PE 1.40.1, inconsistent extrusion problems, new firmware, better cooling and extruder updates.

Jul 20, 2018
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A Blow for Innovation?
Does a European Parliament Resolution Stifle 3D Printing Innovation?

The European Parliament released a non-binding resolution about 3D printing which the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, CECIMO, believe could be a barrier to innovation.

Jul 19, 2018
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Once Upon a Time...
Kings3D Uses Over 100 SLA 3D Printers to Create 35 Majestic Castles

Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Kings3D recently presented the Evergrande Fairyland Project, an ambitious project that includes 35 highly detailed castles that were created with SLA 3D printing technology.

Jul 19, 2018
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All the Best
Printrbot Shuts Down After Seven Years of Creating Open Source 3D Printers

Printrbot, the 3D printing manufacturer which was founded in 2011 with the launch of its original Printrbot printer on Kickstarter, has announced that it's now sadly closing its doors. 

Jul 18, 2018
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Follow the Trend
3D Hubs Releases Digital Manufacturing Trend Report for Q3 2018

3D Hubs, the world's largest network of manufacturing services, released its new Digital Manufacturing Trends report for Q3 2018. This time, there are big changes to the data due to a change in 3D Hubs’ business model.

Jul 17, 2018
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I Want to Ride My (3D Printed) Bicycle
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. 

Jul 16, 2018
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Go For Gold
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.

Jul 16, 2018
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Available on GitHub
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.

Jul 15, 2018
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Take a Seat
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.

Jul 14, 2018
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"James Pond" Technology
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.

Jul 12, 2018
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Accelerating Additive Manufacturing
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. 

Jul 11, 2018
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New and Improved
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.