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Features, interviews, comments, and exciting stories about 3D printing, CAD and more.

Sep 23, 2017
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Thingiverse Trends
Most Popular Software and Models on Thingiverse Over 30 Days

Exclusive look at Thingiverse trends over a 30 day period, with the most popular models and software, plus geographical and demographic data.

Sep 16, 2017
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5 Reasons Why ABS Needs To Go Away

ABS was great, but we really need to move on, says Miles Scott. There are materials less poisonous, easier to print, and environmentally friendly.

Sep 15, 2017
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"I can already hear someone furiously coding"
What the iPhone X Could Mean for 3D Scanning

Apple uses four tiny sensors in the iPhone X for it facial recognition system called FaceID. But there’s much more to it.

Sep 13, 2017
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Girl Power
40 Most Influential Women in 3D Printing

The 3D printing industry is a male-dominated industry, but it's gradually changing. These are the 40 most influential women in 3D printing.

Sep 5, 2017
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Exclusive Interview!
Inside Look at Sculpto+: Bringing Accessibility to Desktop 3D Printing

All3DP talks with Danish entrepreneur Simon Breum Fisker about the new and improved Sculpto+ 3D printer, now live on Kickstarter. 

Aug 13, 2017
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Exclusive Visit!
Inside BigRep: Bringing in Big Bucks, Building Smaller Printers

All3DP visits BigRep in Berlin to check out the new BigRep Studio 3D printer (and also play with some gigantic fidget spinners). 

Aug 6, 2017
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Exclusive Interview!
All3DP Visits Josef Prusa at the New Prusa Research Facility

All3DP visits Prague to talk with Josef Prusa about the expansion of Prusa Research, the success of the Prusa i3 MK2 3D printer, and more. 

Aug 3, 2017
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Flying Sparks
SparkMaker 3D Printer: Interview with Co-Founder Blue Zeng

Burning up crowdfunding is the SparkMaker, a budget SLA 3D printer with an impressive feature set. ALL3DP interviews co-founder Blue Zeng.

Aug 3, 2017
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Lace up!
3D Printed Shoes: An Overview

3D printed shoes, as it seems, are standing on firm ground (pun intended). Here‘s an overview of the business and models of 3D printed shoes.

Aug 1, 2017
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Take Home a Piece of History
British Museum Embarks on New Dimension in Home Shopping

Thanks to the wonders of 3D scanning and printing, you'll soon be able to buy a perfect replica of your favorite item from the British Museum.

Jul 20, 2017
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Art for Everyone
3Doodler Start 3D Pens are Officially Approved by the RNIB

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has certified the 3Doodler START pen as easy-to-use for the blind and partially sighted.

Jul 18, 2017
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Never Stop Never Stopping
Batch Works use Ultimaker 2+ as a Perpetual Printing Machine

London startup Batch Works have devised an ingenious perpetual printing process for a standard Ultimaker 2+, and it's completely open source.

Jul 10, 2017
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Try this at Home!
How To Use Hydro Dipping and Hydrographics on your 3D Prints

Learn all about the cutting edge and traditional variations of Hydro Dipping / Hydrographics -- and how to use them with 3D printed objects.

Jun 22, 2017
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35 Greatest 3D Printed Houses & Structures of 2017

Would you like to live in a 3D printed house? Here are the 35 greatest 3D printed houses and structures in the world.

Jun 16, 2017
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Green Bean Machine
Bean 3D Printer: Interview with Kudo3D Founder Tedd Syao

The Bean 3D Printer is kicking up a storm on Kickstarter. ALL3DP interviews Kudo3D founder Tedd Syao on the progress of the campaign.