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Mar 15, 2019
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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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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.

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Mar 10, 2019
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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 7, 2019
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Hexbot All-In-1 Robot Arm Pushes the Limits on Versatility

Snapmaker, uArm, Formlabs... All of these hugely successful machines started on Kickstarter, and now we've found yet another potential success: the Hexbot! It boasts some impressive features and a tantalizingly low price point. Let's dive in!

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Mar 6, 2019
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3D Printer Time-Lapse Recording – 5 Most Impressive Videos

Watching a 3D printer draw your favorite model is mesmerizing, but waiting for it to finish takes forever. If you've wondered what it would be like to see a hyperspeed print, these time-lapse videos are a treat to watch!

Mar 4, 2019
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3D Printed Sculpture – 10 Most Jaw-Dropping Pieces of Art

There are many phenomenal 3D printed sculptures out there. Here, we give you an overview of the most stunning statues to have been made through additive manufacturing.

Mar 2, 2019
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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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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.

Feb 25, 2019
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Hyperganic: Voxel-based Software for Complex 3D Printing

Hyperganic, a German company, builds generative design software to 3D print objects as complex as nature. Though it was founded in 2015, it's just now ready to reveal what its powerful algorithms can do.

Feb 23, 2019
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3D Printing Drugs – The Latest Advancements Around the World

Find out how 3D printing is driving the pharmaceutical industry towards personalized medicine. In this article, we look at the most recent trends and developments.

Feb 20, 2019
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3D Printed Homes – 4 Most Fascinating Projects in 2019

3D printing is disrupting every industry imaginable, and one of the most impacted industries is construction. Using 3D printing technology, which offers incredible versatility and freedom, allows these manufacturers to create truly exceptional homes.

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Feb 13, 2019
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3D Printed Cast – The Most Promising Projects in 2019

As 3D printing technology becomes more affordable, its use in developing 3D printed orthopedic casts becomes a more advantageous approach to treating bone fractures.

Feb 13, 2019
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10 Coolest 3D Printed Cars in 2019

Mostly used as a rapid prototyping tool, 3D printing has been present in the automotive industry for quite some time. Now, whole cars are being 3D printed. Here are 10 of the coolest cars that are 3D printed or contain 3D printed parts.

Feb 6, 2019
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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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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!

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