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Jan 9, 2018
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3D Printing Industry Shares Their Predictions for 2018

So how was 2017 for you? Looking forward to 2018? Several leading figures in the 3D printing industry talk to ALL3DP about their expectations for the year ahead.

Dec 10, 2017
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So You Just Got Your First 3D Printer – Now What?

Dec 10, 2017
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The Most Exotic 3D Printing Materials That We Know About

So you thought that glow-in the-dark, conductive or magnetic filaments are exotic? You have no idea how exotic things are getting...

Dec 9, 2017
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MakerBot Design Series: The Bike Saddle

Learn how Felipe Castañeda, MakerBot Industrial Designer, used CAD and 3D printing to develop his very own custom bike saddle.

Nov 25, 2017
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The Truth about Wanghong: Interview with TEVO CEO Tan Qianmin

Read our exclusive interview with TEVO CEO Tan Qianmin about recent controversies concerning his company and the 3D printing community.

Nov 22, 2017
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What 3D Printers Should Look Like in 2018

Let’s look forward to 3d printers in 2018. What needs to stay the same? What needs to change? How should a 3D printer look like in 2018?

Nov 12, 2017
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Disney Pulls Star Wars Models From Thingiverse: An Inside Look at Copyright Issues in the 3D Space

Disney decided to take a handful of Star Wars models off of Thingiverse, reigniting the conversation about copyright infringement in the 3D space. 

Nov 10, 2017
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Harmful 3D Printing Emissions Cleared with Zimpure Air Filter

Zimpure is a special air purifier for desktop 3D printers, currently on Kickstarter. We take a look at the science behind the health claims.

Nov 5, 2017
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Meet the Hubs Making London the Top 3D Printing City

According to latest data from 3D Hubs, London is the most active 3D printing city in the world. We speak to the local hubs driving this trend.

Oct 24, 2017
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8 Things to Watch for When Backing a 3D Printing Kickstarter

So you've found an exciting 3D printing Kickstarter campaign. But is it too good to be true? Here's some tips on backing the right project.

Oct 24, 2017
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Interview With Cubibot: A Small-Sized 3D Printer With Big Aspirations

All3DP talks to Cubibot CEO Aria Noorazar about their compact, affordable, and feature-filled Cubibot 3D printer, now live on Kickstarter. 

Oct 21, 2017
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3D Hubs CEO Responds to Criticism Over Recent Platform Changes

3D Hubs CEO Bram de Zwart speaks out against criticism over their decision to implement a new express checkout feature on the platform.

Oct 21, 2017
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Should You Buy Your Child a 3D Printer?

Yes, you should, says Miles Scott. And better not underestimate your child’s capabilities - and don’t buy a dedicated "kids 3D printer".

Oct 14, 2017
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Should You Buy a Kickstarter 3D Printer?

Oct 9, 2017
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Interview With Digital Metal: One Giant Leap For Small Metal 3D Printed Parts

All3DP sits down with Digital Metal's Alexander Sakraditis to discuss the company's high-precision metal 3D printer for small components.