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Evolving the Extruder
Massive Dimension Releases MDPH2 Pellet Head Extruder for Large-Format 3D Printing

Massive Dimension has recently released a new pellet head extruder called the MDPH2. This direct print pellet head extruder is developed for large-format 3D printing and can be mounted onto any movement system.

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The Bigger You Know
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.

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Smart Pill
Researchers Develop 3D Printed Ingestible Capsule for Wireless Drug Delivery

Researchers from MIT, Draper, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a 3D printed ingestible capsule that can be controlled wirelessly to deliver drugs to patients.

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Tick Tock
[Project] Auto-Correcting Analog Clock

In this Weekend Project, we build an "old" analog clock, designed by Instructables user gzumwalt. The 3D printed gadget corrects itself via software and an NTP clock server.

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It's Clay Time
CERAMBOT is an Affordable Ceramic 3D Printer for the Struggling Artist

The CERAMBOT is an affordable ceramic 3D printer that is making waves on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. Could this delta-style machine change the way that we design and create sculptures, art, and architectural models?

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Spinning into Production
[Project] Filament Spool Windmill

Since the recent release of Prusament, Dominik Císař at Prusa Research has published some ingenious ways to reuse the spools. In today’s Weekend Project, we'll recycle an empty Prusament spool into a fun windmill.

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Going for Gold
TRUMPF Green Laser Technology 3D Prints Copper and Gold

TRUMPF, a worldwide provider of machine tools, has announced the introduction of copper and gold 3D printing thanks to green laser technology.

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Is 3D Printing a Health Hazard?
New Research Identifies Toxic Particles Emitted by Desktop 3D Printers

A new study conducted by UL Chemical Safety and Georgia Institute of Technology found that desktop 3D printers have a potentially negative impact on indoor air quality, identifying a number of particles that are known to be health hazardous.

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Printing Sheep
[Project] Reuse Old Filament Spools to Create a 3D Printed Zoetrope

Do empty spools of filament make you blue? Well, cheer up! Dominik Císař of Prusa Research shows us how to reuse a spool of Prusament to create a 3D printed zoetrope that features prancing sheep!

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Raising the Standards
$2.6 Million Two-Year Aerospace Standardization Project Launched for Titomic Kinetic Fusion Technology

Australian based metal additive manufacturing company, Titomic Limited, has partnered with the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), CSIRO and RMIT University in a $2.6 million deal to meet aeronautical standards for the company’s Kinetic Fusion (TKF) technology.

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Sweet Apple Patent
Apple Patent for Triangular Tessellation 3D Models Granted

This week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office released a series of granted patents made by Apple. One of the 46 patents granted shows a new way to create 3D print models.

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No Human Error
Digital Metal Launches Fully Automated No-Hand Production Concept for Metal 3D Printers

Swedish company, Digital Metal, has launched a fully automated no-hand production concept for its high-precision binder jetting 3D metal printers.

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Pinching Pennies
[DEAL] Plethora of HATCHBOX PLA for 20-40% off

HATCHBOX filament is many a makers' go-to daily PLA, and now it's available at a discount: Amazon.com is offering a plethora of colors for 20-40% off the standard price.

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Brake It, Print It
3D Printing Spare Parts: The Best Sites & Services

Sometimes the spare parts you need are neither sold out nor any longer in production. When that happens, 3D printing comes in to save the day. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the best services for 3D printing spare parts.

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Like Magic!
4-Mation is a DIY Interactive 3D Zoetrope Available to Back on Kickstarter

A new crowdfunding campaign for an interactive and home-printable 3D Zoetrope has smashed its funding goal. The project, called 4-Mation, uses 3D objects and strobe lights to create impressive, moving visuals. There are four different animations available to back on Kickstarter. 

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Recycling in the Field
US Army to Print Parts On-Demand from Recycled Waste Materials

3D printing could reduce the wait time for vital parts that soldiers in the US Army face while on the battlefield or in remote locations. Researchers have found a way to use recycled materials from the base to create strong and usable filament.

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Rebuilding Coral Reefs!
3D Printing Supports Growth of Coral Reef Ecosystem in the Maldives

To help promote the growth of a coral reef ecosystem in the Maldives, a team has designed and 3D printed an artificial reef made from hundreds of ceramic and concrete modules. The 3D printed reef is being used by the Summer Island Maldives resort to build a new coral reef ecosystem.

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Same Name, New Era
Anet A8 2019 Version: Review the Specs

The extremely popular and highly controversial Anet A8 3D printer has received a serious makeover. The Chinese 3D printer manufacturer has recently revealed the Anet A8 2019 Version – a new model with a sleek redesign and enhanced safety features. Review the specs here.

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Open-Source Snapper
The Goodman One: A 3D Printed Open-Source Camera

Made to be modified, the Goodman One is an open-source medium format camera. The majority of components are 3D printable.

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Machine Created Masterpieces
Producing Animations with an Automated Light Painting Rig

A recent University of Maryland graduate has shown how he automated the light painting process using a custom built rig, precise camera movements and robot-controlled lights. The results are spectacular.

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