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Apr 17, 2019
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Stronger Than a Speeding Bullet
Kevlar 3D Printer – The Basics of 3D Printing Kevlar

Kevlar is famed as the material that can stop bullets in their tracks. Find out about Kevlar 3D printing and how its strength and durability lend themselves to its rising popularity.

Apr 14, 2019
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Set Sail
3D Printed Boat – 5 Most Interesting Projects in 2019

3D printing has disrupted many industries with the promise of design complexity and short lead times. Join us for this list of the most interesting 3D printed boat projects in 2019.

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.

Apr 3, 2019
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The Race is On
3D Printing in Construction – How Long Does it Take to Print a House?

Many companies have turned their attention to 3D printing construction. But the question remains, how long does it take to print a house? Find out!

Apr 1, 2019
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Method to the Madness
2019 MakerBot Method 3D Printer – Review the Specs

MakerBot has started shipping the MakerBot Method, a performance 3D printer that integrates industrial-grade features into a desktop-sized machine. Review the features and specs here.

Mar 31, 2019
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The Pinnacle Of 3D Performance
Swedish Man Climbs Mount Everest Using 3D Printed Gear

Björn Lindwall is the founder and CEO of SolidEngineer, a Swedish software and consulting company, who decided to climb Mount Everest using 3D printed gear.

Mar 30, 2019
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3D Vroom?
3D Printed Motorcycle – 5 Most Promising Projects

3D printing makes production faster, cuts costs and is capable of producing lighter weight and stronger parts. Take a look at some of the world's most impressive 3D printed motorcycle projects!

Mar 20, 2019
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Something to Smile About
Dental 3D Printing – All You Need to Know in 2019

One of the many industries that have been heavily influenced by 3D printing is dentistry. Learn how dental 3D printing has revolutionized the entire field.

Mar 17, 2019
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Heal With a Print
3D Printing in Medicine – The Best Applications in 2019

3D printing has played a pivotal role in breakthroughs in the field of medicine. These breakthroughs are saving lives, and here we take an in-depth look at some of the ways 3D printing in medicine is making history.

Mar 15, 2019
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Meeting Mass Manufacturing Methods
Can 3D Printing Be Used for Mass Production?

Although 3D printing exists in production circles outside of hobbyist activity, it's not exactly clear whether or not it can be effective in mass production. Here's a more detailed look into the capabilities of 3D printing for mass production.

Mar 12, 2019
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Props for 3D Printed Movie Props
3D Printing & Movies – 3D Printing Behind the Scenes

The cinematic industry has come full-circle, from craftsmanship to computer-generated graphics and back to craftsmanship, but now on a different level with 3D printing. Now, the digital becomes reality.

Mar 10, 2019
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3D Printing, Take One
3D Printing & Movies – When 3D Printers Steal the Spotlight

3D printers are stealing the spotlight on the big screen, adding an element of futurism and enlightening viewers. Here, we list eight awesome examples where 3D printers have appeared on set.

Mar 2, 2019
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Extra Thick Layers
3D Printed Pizza – Myth or Reality?

From the Hydrators found in Back To The Future II to the replicators from Star Trek, pop culture is chock-full of futuristic ways to produce food with minimal effort and maximum flavor -- notably, pizza. With 3D printing technology, we have the ability to make movie magic into a reality.

Mar 1, 2019
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Liberty, Equality, Creativity
The Future of 3D Printing – A Glimpse at the Next Generation

Similar to the way the World Wide Web democratized news, education, and entertainment, 3D printing has tremendous potential to democratize the manufacturing of certain goods.