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Feb 8, 2019
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Supra-Human
3D Printed Arms – 5 Most Promising Projects in 2019

Upper limb different people throughout the world are having their lives changed thanks to 3D printed arms. Makers and engineers are focusing their skills on creating awesome prostheses to help with everyday and extraordinary tasks. We delve into the 5 most promising projects from 2019.

Feb 6, 2019
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Myth Busting
10 Biggest Myths Around 3D Printing

With the rise of 3D printing, misconceptions have also popped up. Here are 10 common myths about 3D printing. Let's separate fact from fiction.

Feb 4, 2019
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Best Use Cases
5 Greatest 3D Printing Applications in 2019

There are countless 3D printing applications in manufacturing, technology, and society. From education to medicine, here are a few ways 3D printing impacts our world today!

Jan 30, 2019
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Pen for All, All for Pen
Is a 3D Printing Pen a Toy or a Serious Tool?

By now, 3D pens are nothing new. Yet, some of us are still doubtful as to their usefulness. Are they really anything more than toys designed for children? The answer is yes. Let's find out why!

Jan 30, 2019
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The Smallest 3D Printed Things

Small 3D printed things are a great indicator of just how capable a 3D printer is, and are amazing to look at. Let's take a look at some of the smallest high-quality 3D prints ever produced.

Jan 29, 2019
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The Smell of Petrol in the Morning
3D Printed Engines – The 7 Most Advanced

Engines themselves are amazing just for their pure complexity. 3D printing an engine requires lots of knowledge and engineering skill, but the results are well worth it. Here's a curated list of the most advanced 3D printed engines we've seen so far.

Jan 24, 2019
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The Power of 3D Printing
3D Printed Electronics – 5 Most Advanced Companies

3D printed electronic components and circuits are becoming a reality. Find out how the process is being used to produce basic electronic components, circuitry, and printed circuit boards.

Jan 24, 2019
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Lay It On Thick
3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing – What’s the Difference?

If you do it in your garage, it's "3D printing". If it's used to build a car, it's "additive manufacturing"? Where's line between these two terms? Let's see if we can't find it.

Jan 23, 2019
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3D Printing in Space – 4 Most Promising Projects

3D printing in space is an awesome merging of futuristic fields. From Mars dust buildings to mini satellites, these are our most promising 3D printing in space projects!

Jan 15, 2019
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One Giant Leap for Large-Format 3D Printing
How BigRep Helped “First Man” Film Launch onto the Big Screen

All3DP takes an exclusive look at how BigRep 3D printers were used on the set of "First Man" to create scale replicas of the Apollo 11 lunar module, the Saturn V rocket, and other movie props.

Jan 13, 2019
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Fresh Surroundings
3D Printed Fashion – The State of the Art in 2019

Although 3D printed fashion items are still far from being sold at local clothing stores, fashion designers are using the technology to turn their wildest ideas into reality. Let's take a closer look at what's currently on offer!

Jan 7, 2019
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The Bigger You Know
The Biggest 3D Printed Things

Ever wondered just how big 3D printing can go? Here's a sampling of some of the most impressive large-format projects, all of which have been produced with the aid of 3D printing.

Jan 2, 2019
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They Giveth and Taketh Away
Additive vs Subtractive Manufacturing – Simply Explained

Most will be familiar with 3D printing as a form of additive manufacturing, but what about subtractive manufacturing? Let's take a closer look at both!

Oct 27, 2018
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Building Bridges
3D Printed Bridge – 3 Amazing Projects

In the past few years, 3D printing went big, meaning it's been used to build big structures like buildings and bridges. Here are some of the most innovative and interesting 3D printed bridge projects we've seen so far.

Oct 26, 2018
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Good to the Bone
3D Printed Bones – 3 Most Promising Projects of 2018

3D printed bones are yet another revolutionary application of 3D printing technology. Though it's still an emerging field of research, it has the potential to change the face of medicine. Here are some of the most promising projects for 3D printed bones.