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

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 6, 2017
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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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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.

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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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.

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.  

May 30, 2017
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Open Bionics Samantha Payne Helps Disabled Kids Become Superheroes

We talk to Open Bionics co-founder Samantha Payne about 3D printed prosthetics, turning kids into superheroes, and the value of open source.

May 29, 2017
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Additive Manufacturing Technologies: Introduction & Overview

Want to learn more about additive manufacturing technologies? Here's a breakdown of technologies, applications, companies, and services.