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

Apr 23, 2017
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10 Fastest 3D Printers in the World 2017

Looking for the fastest 3D printer in the world? Here’s a list of current 3D printers which get the job done in no time.

Apr 19, 2017
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How to Hire the Best 3D Designer for Your Needs

So you need a custom 3D printable file? Here’s everything you need to know about to hire a 3D designer for your needs.

Apr 10, 2017
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Thingiverse: An Inside Look At The Leading 3D Printing Marketplace

MakerBot employees share an exclusive look at their pioneering 3D printing marketplace and community: Thingiverse.

Mar 2, 2017
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How Long it Would Take to 3D Print These Famous Landmarks?

Could we recreate the world’s most famous landmarks using a single 3D printer? And what would it cost? Get ready for some big numbers.

Feb 16, 2017
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Skelmet Scans your Face to 3D Print Sunglasses for Perfect Fit

New company Skelmet uses 3D scanning and printing to make custom sunglasses that fit perfectly and don't weigh heavily on your face.

Jan 20, 2017
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How B2B Has Quietly Established Itself as 3D Printing’s Core Audience

Consumer stories get all the headlines, but B2B is driving 3D printing - that's the opinion of Whitecloud's CEO and Founder Jerry Ropelato.

Dec 15, 2016
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3D Printed Circuit Boards: First PCB 3D Printers Available Soon

For makers, 3D printed circuits are no longer a dream. The first 3D printers which can handle DIY PCB printing will become commercially available soon.

Nov 29, 2016
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After Black Friday Week: Great 3D Printer Deals Still Available!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be over, but you can still get some great 3D printer deals. Here are the best bargains we could find.

Nov 21, 2016
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Tiko 3D Printer: Frequently Asked Questions

UPDATED: Here are the most pressing questions customers have regarding the Tiko 3D printer. All3DP compiled the answers from the Kickstarter thread and from manufacturer updates.

Nov 3, 2016
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Fact or Fiction?
Guide to 3D Bioprinting and 3D Printed Organs

Is bioprinting more than a buzzword for tech enthusiasts and investors? Abd what’s the status on 3D printing organs? Here’s an overview on one of the most 'human' 3D printing use cases.

Oct 12, 2016
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Interview with MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom

Exclusive interview with MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom on the latest and greatest 3D printing innovations from the company.

Oct 5, 2016
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This 3D Printed Pinball Machine is a Piece of Art

Neither a big industrial machine nor the newest home 3D printer was the star at TCT show in Birmingham. It was a fully 3D printed pinball machine.

Sep 29, 2016
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Makefast Workshop
3D Printing Experiments: Adding Water, Sand, and Metal

The team over at Makefast Workshop did several 3D printing experiments and added materials such as water, sand and metal into their prints.

Sep 9, 2016
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3D Printed Camera Lenses with Stereolithography

The SLO is a unique analogue camera with 3D printed camera lenses, made by engineer Amos Dudley with stereolithography on a Form 2 3D printer.

Sep 7, 2016
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What’s On at the TCT Show in Birmingham?

Just weeks away from the 21st TCT Show + Personalize conference in Birmingham, Rachel Park takes a look at an impressive line-up.