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Check out our latest features, interviews, comments, and exciting stories about 3D printing, CAD and more.

Jun 4, 2019
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Conference Calendar
3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Conferences 2019

Looking for a 3D printing conference near you? Here is the 2019 calendar to the major 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing conferences, trade shows, meet-ups, and expos worldwide.

May 30, 2019
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Warning: Hard Hat Area
33 Greatest 3D Printed Houses, Buildings & Structures in 2019

Dreaming of a 3D printed house? Check out the 33 most fascinating projects of 3D printed houses, buildings, and structures in the world right now.

May 27, 2019
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Prism Preview
Beam3D Prism Kickstarter Preview: Hands-on Impressions

Kickstarter 3D printers rarely deliver on time, if at all. But this time, we were lucky enough to get a look at one waaaaaay ahead of time. Read on for a closer look at a pre-production unit of Beam3D’s all-new sub-$400 resin printer, the Prism.

May 15, 2019
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Revolutionary Honeycombs
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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Can't Keep a Good 'Bot Down
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.

May 11, 2019
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Beyond Layer Adhesion
3D Printed Magnets – Is It Possible to 3D Print Them?

When it comes to 3D printing, challenges abound in matching the capability of the most advanced magnets produced by traditional methods. Learn all about the possibilities in 3D printed magnets!

May 11, 2019
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To Print, or Not To Print?
The Advantages and Disadvantages of 3D Printing in 2019

What are the advantages of 3D printing? Let's briefly break down the advantages and disadvantages compared to traditional manufacturing processes.

May 10, 2019
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Printing Bridges
2019’s Most Striking 3D Printed Bridge Projects

Bridges are fascinating, especially when they're 3D printed! Check out the most impressive 3D printed bridge projects we've seen so far.

May 9, 2019
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Willy Wonka Has Nothing on This!
3D Printed Candy – 5 Best Places to Buy It

Get ready for your mouth to water, because 3D printed candy is coming to a sweet shop near you.

May 5, 2019
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Lights, Camera, Action
How Basel’s Gässli Film Festival Got Its 3D Printed Basilisk Trophies

The Gässli Film Festival decided to begin awarding trophies to its winners and special guests in 2018. This is the story of how that trophy came to be and how it was 3D printed using All3DP's Craftcloud service.

May 4, 2019
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Loaded Issue
3D Printed Gun Digest – Everything You Need to Know in 2019

Should you fear 3D printed guns? Read our 2018 3D printed gun report to learn about the latest news, laws and actual threats to help you sort facts from fears.

Apr 28, 2019
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Prêt-à-Printer
3D Printed Armor – 7 Great Curated Models to 3D Print

3D printed armor that's ready to print and wear is a great idea for your next costume party. Check out these 7 great models, which won't take as long to make as you might think!

Apr 25, 2019
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Future Markets
Interview: Terry Wohlers On the State of the 3D Printing Industry in 2019

According to the well-known Wohlers Report, the 3D printing industry grew by 33.5 percent to $9.975 billion in 2018. But what are the most interesting fields of growth? Read the interview with AM industry’s top market researcher Terry Wohlers.

Apr 5, 2019
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Wood Is for the Birds
CNC Router & Aluminum: Can Your Router Cut Aluminum?

Did you know your CNC router can handle more than just wood? Learn the relevant details for cutting aluminum with a CNC router, including 7 useful tips!

Apr 4, 2019
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A Light Print
3D Printed Camera – Is It Possible to 3D Print a Camera?

The prospect of making a camera using a consumer 3D printer seems silly. After all, accurately capturing light is a delicate affair, right? Find out as we explore the possibility of a 3D printed camera.