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Feb 9, 2019
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3D Printing Automotive Applications – The Latest Projects

The automotive industry has always been on the lookout for faster prototyping and solutions for reducing the part's weight while retaining the structural strength. Here's a curated list of some of the best automotive 3D printing applications so far.

Feb 8, 2019
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3D Pen Art – The Most Amazing 3D Pen Creations in 2019

3D pen art is an underappreciated medium, but that doesn't stop these talented artists! Here are some of the most amazing 3D pen creations on the internet.

Feb 8, 2019
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3D Printed Arms – 5 Most Promising Projects in 2019

Upper limb different people throughout the world are having their lives changed thanks to 3D printed arms. Makers and engineers are focusing their skills on creating awesome prostheses to help with everyday and extraordinary tasks. We delve into the 5 most promising projects from 2019.

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!

Jan 30, 2019
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Is a 3D Printing Pen a Toy or a Serious Tool?

By now, 3D pens are nothing new. Yet, some of us are still doubtful as to their usefulness. Are they really anything more than toys designed for children? The answer is yes. Let's find out why!

Jan 30, 2019
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The Smallest 3D Printed Things

Small 3D printed things are a great indicator of just how capable a 3D printer is, and are amazing to look at. Let's take a look at some of the smallest high-quality 3D prints ever produced.

Jan 29, 2019
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3D Printed Engines – The 7 Most Advanced

Engines themselves are amazing just for their pure complexity. 3D printing an engine requires lots of knowledge and engineering skill, but the results are well worth it. Here's a curated list of the most advanced 3D printed engines we've seen so far.

Jan 24, 2019
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The Power of 3D Printing
3D Printed Electronics – 5 Most Advanced Companies

3D printed electronic components and circuits are becoming a reality. Find out how the process is being used to produce basic electronic components, circuitry, and printed circuit boards.

Jan 23, 2019
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3D Printing in Space – 4 Most Promising Projects

3D printing in space is an awesome merging of futuristic fields. From Mars dust buildings to mini satellites, these are our most promising 3D printing in space projects!

Jan 15, 2019
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How BigRep Helped “First Man” Film Launch onto the Big Screen

All3DP takes an exclusive look at how BigRep 3D printers were used on the set of "First Man" to create scale replicas of the Apollo 11 lunar module, the Saturn V rocket, and other movie props.

Jan 13, 2019
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3D Printed Fashion – The State of the Art in 2019

Although 3D printed fashion items are still far from being sold at local clothing stores, fashion designers are using the technology to turn their wildest ideas into reality. Let's take a closer look at what's currently on offer!

Jan 7, 2019
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The Biggest 3D Printed Things

Ever wondered just how big 3D printing can go? Here's a sampling of some of the most impressive large-format projects, all of which have been produced with the aid of 3D printing.

Oct 26, 2018
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3D Printed Bones – 3 Most Promising Projects of 2018

3D printed bones are yet another revolutionary application of 3D printing technology. Though it's still an emerging field of research, it has the potential to change the face of medicine. Here are some of the most promising projects for 3D printed bones.

Oct 3, 2018
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Desktop Metal and Markforged Reach Joint Resolution on Trade Secret Litigation

In March, Desktop Metal filed a lawsuit against Markforged for allegedly copying portions of its patented metal 3D printing processes. Last week, a federal jury decided to clear Markforged of both IP infringement allegations, marking a major victory for the defendant.