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The Top 5 Metal 3D Printing Applications in 2023

Nearly any metal part can be made quicker, cheaper, and better with metal 3D printing. Let's take a look at the top five applications.

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3D Printing Mechanical Parts: The Best 3D Model Sites

From robots and hinges to motors and drill guides, here are the best sites to find 3D models for mechanical 3D prints.

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SLS Powder Buyer’s Guide 2022

What's the best powder for your selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer? Check out our guide to manufacturers, types, applications & prices in 2022.

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Formlabs Form 3 Review: Best Resin 3D Printer 2020

The Formlabs Form 3 is the successor to the famed Form 2. Our current top pick for "Best Resin 3D Printer", check out our full review to learn why.

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Markforged Carbon Fiber & Metal 3D Printers

Your one stop for all you need to know about Markforged carbon fiber and metal 3D printers, including the X7, Metal X, and new FX20.

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Casting Metal Parts with 3D Printed Patterns & Molds – Best Practices

3D printing is revolutionizing how metal parts are made by offering a faster, cheaper, and more accurate alternative to traditional foundry methods.

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Top On-Demand Additive Manufacturing Services

3D printing-as-a-service delivers the parts you need now without the equipment investment. Check out the top 20 on-demand additive manufacturers.

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Commercial 3D Printers: 6 Easy Steps to a Purchasing Decision

With so many 3D printers, how do you decide? Our six-step guide covers everything you need to know about technology, materials, and brands.

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Top Simulation Software for 3D Printed Parts

Iterate virtually and 3D print your part right the first time with software simulation tools that help you resolve part problems before you print.

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Military Applications of 3D Printing

From frontline replacement parts to quick-build bunkers, the military relies on 3D printing to get the job done faster, better, and anywhere.

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Can Reliable Metal Parts Come From Desktop 3D Printers?

Once a novelty, real metal parts from desktop-size 3D printers using metal-infused filament are becoming serious business.

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High-Performance 3D Printing Materials: The Ultimate Guide

Manufacturing strong, durable, lightweight, and corrosion-free alternatives to metal parts requires 3D printing polymers up to the task. Move beyond metal!

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How To Lease or Rent Your Next 3D Printer

Not sure if buying a 3D printer for your company will pay off? Leasing or renting one may be the smarter choice.

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The Top 10 University 3D Printing Labs of 2022

Partner with top university 3D printing labs for workforce development and business consulting on how your company can best profit from 3D printing. Here's a look at the top labs worldwide.

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What is Polypropylene? – All You Need to Know

Polypropylene is the second-most commonly used plastic in the world. Learn more about its properties, benefits, drawbacks, and applications.

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Post Processing: Crystal Clear & Rubber Soft 3D Prints

Get the look and feel of injection-molded parts from your 3D printer with a few post processing techniques that deliver transparent or soft-grip parts in this step-by-step how-to.

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Fusion 360 vs AutoCAD: The Differences

Fusion 360 vs. AutoCAD: Two CAD tools with different working principles, so it comes down to what you want to make. Read on for our rundown!

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Beyond Cura Slicer: 3D Printing Build Prep Software for Pros

Robust build prep software – proprietary or third-party – makes a huge difference in getting successful 3D prints. Learn what the best can do.

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Reverse Engineering Software: 8 Great Tools

Reverse engineering software can greatly ease this complex process. Check out our picks of the best tools to aid you along the way.

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Better Heat Exchangers with Additive Manufacturing

Smaller, lighter, more efficient heat exchangers demonstrate many benefits of metal additive manufacturing.

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