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Matthew Mensley

Matthew Mensley is not a big fan of writing about himself in the third person. He is, though, a fan of writing, punning (the lowest, and most excellent form of wit) and all things tech.

Featured image of Creality Partners with E3D to Offer Titan Extruder for CR-10 V2 Printer
Titans of Industry Jan 31, 2020
Creality Partners with E3D to Offer Titan Extruder for CR-10 V2 Printer

Creality to expand its printers' upgradability with genuine E3D components.

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RAD-ical Jan 30, 2020
New Filament Absorbs Neutrons, Acts as Radiation Shielding

Additive Composite Uppsala AB and Add:North team up to release Addbor N25, a high-tech filament for 3D printing that absorbs neutrons.

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Make me a Yoyo man! Jan 30, 2020
XEV Launches 3D Printed Electric Car on Kickstarter

Called the Yoyo, the new car promises limitless customizability in a compact European city-car form.

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It Said "Beh" Jan 29, 2020
3,000-Year-Old Mummy’s Voicebox 3D Printed

A team of UK researchers has recreated the vocal tract of a 3,000-year-old mummy, producing a vowel-like sound comparable to that of modern-day people.

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Stay Safe Jan 28, 2020
TCT Asia Postponed as a Precaution Against Coronavirus

In the interest of health and safety, VNU Rapid News Ltd, the organizer of TCT Asia, has announced that February’s show is postponed until further notice.

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Say Cheese! Jan 3, 2020
Kodak Portrait 3D Printer Review: 10-Hour Testing

The new Kodak Portrait is an exciting machine that should have the likes of Ultimaker worried. Read our review to see what we found after 10 hours of testing.

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Budget Gets Better Jan 3, 2020
Elegoo Mars Review: Great Budget Resin 3D Printer

The Elegoo Mars is our Winter 2019/2020 pick for the "Best Budget Resin 3D Printer". Check out our review to find out why it replaced the famous Photon.

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Play It Again Dec 11, 2019
Toy Rescue Lets You Print Spares for Your Toys

Dagoma launches a new 3D model repository dedicated to spare parts for classic toys.

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Big and Tall Nov 12, 2019
BCN3D Reveals Epsilon Large Format IDEX 3D Printer

Spanish 3D printer manufacturer BCN3D has matured its product offering with the release of the Epsilon, a tall, engineering-grade machine tailor-made for demanding prints.

Featured image of Formlabs Unveils Form 3B Printer, Dental Business Unit, and Acquires Spectra
Dental Developments Nov 12, 2019
Formlabs Unveils Form 3B Printer, Dental Business Unit, and Acquires Spectra

Formlabs doubles down on dental with the announcement of Formlabs Dental, the Form 3B printer, and the acquisition of materials partner Spectra.

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Performance Printing Nov 9, 2019
Stratasys Partners with Comedian Jay Leno for On-Demand Manufacturing Services

Additive manufacturing giant enlists entertainment legend to Performance Partner Program to help maintain and preserve a huge collection of classic and rare vehicles.

Featured image of BCN3D Releases Open Source Files for Sigma R19 and Sigmax R19 Printers
BCN3DIY Nov 7, 2019
BCN3D Releases Open Source Files for Sigma R19 and Sigmax R19 Printers

Continuing its tradition of releasing the design and process documents of its flagship printers, BCN3D has made good with new open repos of its Sigma R19 and Sigmax R19 printers.

Featured image of Phrozen Sonic 3D Printer: Review the Specs
Gotta Go Fast Oct 22, 2019
Phrozen Sonic 3D Printer: Review the Specs

Taiwanese 3D printer manufacturer Phrozen has announced a new professionally-oriented resin printer that potentially offers wicked speed. Join us as we review the specifications.

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A Mini ‘Maker Sep 29, 2019
Ultimaker S3 3D Printer: Review the Specs

The latest addition to Ultimaker’s professional ‘S’ line, the Ultimaker S3 poses a more affordable entry point to the company’s robust on-demand manufacturing solution. Join us, as we review the specs.

Featured image of Ultimaker Announces New S3 3D Printer and 24/7 Printing Solution for S5
Turnkey In Ignition Sep 24, 2019
Ultimaker Announces New S3 3D Printer and 24/7 Printing Solution for S5

Expanding its Studio line of professional printers, Ultimaker has announced the S3 3D printer, plus new system addons for the S5 printer in the 24/7-capable Material Station and quality-enhancing Air Manager for the S5.

Featured image of Peopoly Moai 130 Review: Best Value Resin 3D Printer
Moai 2.Woah Sep 20, 2019
Peopoly Moai 130 Review: Best Value Resin 3D Printer

The Peopoly Moai 130 is our summer 2019 pick for the "Best Value Resin 3D Printer". Check out our review to find out why we recommend it over its fabulous predecessor.

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IDΣX, Refined Sep 10, 2019
BCN3D Sigma R19 Review: The Best Sigma Yet

The new and improved BCN3D Sigma R19 boasts reworked components, guidance and overall better experience. Check out our review to see how it holds up.

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Bring the (Litho)Phane Aug 23, 2019
This Website Creates Multicolor Lithophanes

Get creative with your lithophane making, thanks to the excellent suite of tools at Lithophane Maker.

Featured image of Zortrax Launches Castable Resins, Opens Z-Suite to Third-Party LCD Printers
LCD, Easy as 123 Aug 22, 2019
Zortrax Launches Castable Resins, Opens Z-Suite to Third-Party LCD Printers

Zortrax, the manufacturer of the Inkspire LCD 3D printer, has opened up its Z-Suite slicing software to third-party hardware. The move makes it a highly advanced option for users of budget LCD systems such as the Anycubic Photon and Elegoo Mars.

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Extruding Knowledge Aug 21, 2019
3D Printer Extruder – The Ultimate Guide

Learn the basics of direct drive and Bowden extruders, hot and cold ends, nozzle sizes, and materials and to find the best 3D printer extruder for your needs.

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