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Aug 6, 2019
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2019 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing Conferences

Looking for a 3D printing conference near you? Check out the most important Additive Manufacturing conferences, trade shows, meet-ups, and expos worldwide.

Aug 5, 2019
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Watch This Incredible Pacific Rim Diorama Take Shape

This video of a model maker building a jaeger from hit-film Pacific Rim, wading through the ocean, is the perfect antidote to a dreary start to the week.

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Aug 2, 2019
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2019 Greatest 3D Printed Houses, Buildings & Structures

Dreaming of a 3D printed house? Check out our collection of the most fascinating 3D printed houses, buildings, and structures worldwide.

Aug 1, 2019
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Should I Buy a Used 3D Printer in 2019?

The used 3D printer market is growing all the time - but can this risky option of entering the additive manufacturing industry be viable? Find out whether buying used could be the right choice for you with this guide.

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Jul 27, 2019
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3D Printing Sustainability – Solving the Plastic Trash Crisis

By 2050, there is predicted to be more plastic in the ocean by weight than fish. Learn about the institutions and organizations taking a stand.

Jul 27, 2019
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3D Printed Doll – 5 Amazing True-to-Life Projects

3D printing is a process capable of producing custom, detailed models; thus creating life-like dolls is a great application. Let's see what 3D printing has to offer in the world of miniature people-making.

Jul 26, 2019
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3D Printing Microfluidic Models – 5 Most Interesting Projects

One of the goals of low cost 3D printing is to be able to create medical and scientific devices from it. Diagnostically capable microfluidic models represent the first step into this exciting new world of 3D printing and biosensing capabilities.

Jul 25, 2019
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How 3D Printing Is Reshaping Architecture

Find out how 3D printing is hugely impacting the field of architecture, from concept models and custom designs to interior design and 3D printed houses!

Jul 19, 2019
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How Does a Lidar 3D Scanner Work? – Simply Explained

It's easier to model real life objects when you have a 3D scanner. Join us as we explore one option, the lidar 3D scanner!

Jul 17, 2019
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3D Printed Art – How 3D Printing Makes Its Way into Creativity

Over the years, the mediums available to create art have expanded. Now, with 3D printing technology, the options are seemingly limitless.

Jul 10, 2019
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3D Printing Memes – 7 Best Memes to Laugh out Loud

Memes are a fun way to make a statement in modern times but if you really want it to stand out, do it in 3D! Check out some of our favorites and get ideas for your own 3D printed meme!

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Jun 27, 2019
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3D Printed Clothes: Myth or Reality?

In reality, 3D printing clothing is possible, but it's not as easy as you might think. Keep reading to find out more about this bleeding edge of manufactured clothing.

Jun 26, 2019
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3D Printed Steak – The Latest Advancements in 2019

With the rise of culinary 3D printers, most of our favorite foods are printable. The steaks - or rather, the stakes - are high as the 3D printing industry races to perfect printed meat.

May 15, 2019
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Graphene 3D Printing – Can It Be Done?

As discoveries around graphene applications abound, many are wondering if it can be scaled to 3D. This could have revolutionary effects, but it begs the question, have scientists been successful in graphene 3D printing? Find out!

May 13, 2019
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From the Ashes: The Return of Printrbot?

Printrbot had produced well-loved, iconic machines since the dawn of the consumer 3D printing revolution, at least until mid-2018 when it shuttered operations. But latest news suggests that the veteran manufacturer is planning a comeback.

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