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

Apr 3, 2018
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Canadian Software Company Caboma Promises Mass Customisation of Consumer Products

“The future is custom” according to award-winning software company Caboma. Their software SpecifX allows companies to instantly personalize their products and create bespoke solutions through 3D printing.

Mar 19, 2018
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Interview with Anycubic: 3D Printing for the Masses

Jan 27, 2018
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Check Out These Amazing 3D Printing Macro Photographs

Who'd have thunk the hot and messy world of FDM 3D printing could be so beautiful. With a host of 3D printed gear, hobbyist photographer Jason Canning shows us how he shoots the 3D printing things in his life.

Jan 27, 2018
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3D Printing on Trial: Just 3D Print Brings New Lawsuit Against 3DR Holdings

After losing the initial legal battle against 3DR Holdings over defamation allegations, Just 3D Print is taking the media company back to court in a new appeal. The controversy started after publications reported that the startup downloaded various 3D models from Thingiverse and was selling them on eBay.  

Jan 22, 2018
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The World’s Biggest & Most Expensive 3D Printers in 2018

What's the most expensive 3D printer in 2018? Usually, that’s the largest one. Check out our list of the 35 biggest and most expensive 3D printers in the world right now.

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 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 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".