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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.

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Jan 24, 2019
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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 24, 2019
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3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing – What’s the Difference?

If you do it in your garage, it's "3D printing". If it's used to build a car, it's "additive manufacturing"? Where's line between these two terms? Let's see if we can't find it.

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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.

Jan 2, 2019
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Additive vs Subtractive Manufacturing – Simply Explained

Most will be familiar with 3D printing as a form of additive manufacturing, but what about subtractive manufacturing? Let's take a closer look at both!

Oct 30, 2018
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3D Printed Orthotics – The 5 Most Promising Projects of 2018

Orthotics is an area of medicine that focuses on developing artificial devices to support a limb or the spine. We present some of the most promising 3D printed orthotics, which aim to reduce costs, improve customization, and provide better support.

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.

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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. 

Sep 15, 2018
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3D Printed Heart – Most Promising Projects of 2018

3D bioprinting organs, most of all hearts, is becoming useful for researchers and medical professionals all over the world. Although not quite yet a reality, the field is very promising. In this article, we'll cover some of the most promising 3D printed heart projects of 2018.

May 18, 2018
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New Ceramic 3D Printed Jewelry from Nervous System

Porifera is a new jewelry collection by Nervous System inspired by the forms of deep-sea glass sponges. It's 3D printed using an experimental Ceramic Resin from Formlabs.

May 16, 2018
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Interview with Ultimaker: Looking at the Ultimaker S5 and Shift Towards Professional Market

All3DP travelled to Hannover Messe 2018 to witness the unveiling of the new Ultimaker S5 3D printer. To learn more about this professional-grade 3D printer and the company's refined focus, we sat down with to Siert Wijnia, the co-founder of Ultimaker; and Paul Heiden, Senior VP of Product Management.

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