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

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.

Sep 29, 2017
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Best in Show!
TCT Show 2017 Recap: Inside Look at the Most Exciting 3D Printing Show of the Year

TCT Show 2017 might be over, but the innovation has just begun. Here's our recap of the best 3D printing moments from this year's conference.

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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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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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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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 3, 2017
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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 2, 2017
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Take a Virtual Reality Tour with UK Government Art Collection

Take a VR tour of a display at the UK Government Art Collection, the result of a collaboration with the Cultural Heritage team at Sketchfab.

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 4, 2017
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Kodama CEO Talks About New Obsidian 3D Printer

All3DP talks to Kodama CEO Michael Husmann about the new Obsidian 3D printer, currently live on Kickstarter.  

Jun 26, 2017
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The Ultimate List
Best 3D Printing Companies of 2017 – The 40 Most Innovative

Check out the 40 most innovative 3D printing companies of 2017, from pioneering 3D printer manufacturers to the best filament producers.