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Feb 22, 2019
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3D Printing Industry News (Weekly Digest – Feb 22, 2019)

In this week's 3D Printing Industry News digest: Stratasys’ launches a dental 3D printer, a highly affordable professional 3D scanner, and 3D slicer Cura connects to the cloud.

Feb 22, 2019
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Stratasys Unveils High Resolution J720 Dental 3D Printer

The 3D printing giant Stratasys' new J720 Dental printer is able to create extremely high resolution, full-colour, realistic dental models for patients. The machine will be available for sale in May 2019.

Feb 22, 2019
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The ABCs of CNC
CNC – The Meaning and Definition

You've probably heard of CNC, but did you know that it's not only for milling? Laser engravers, 3D printers, and standard household paper printers all use CNC methods.

Feb 21, 2019
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Thor3D Releases Hand-Held 3D Scanner Calibry and Launches Dedicated Brand

Thor3D, the 3D imaging company, announced the release of its latest hand-held 3D scanner, the Calibry, at this year's TCT Asia exhibition in Shanghai, China. 

Feb 21, 2019
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To Print, or Not To Print?
The Advantages and Disadvantages of 3D Printing

3D printing has seen a huge boom in recent years. Let's break down the advantages and disadvantages of 3D printing compared to traditional manufacturing processes.

Feb 21, 2019
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Pilot to Commercial
Luxexcel 3D Prints 5,000 Ophthalmic Lenses in Last Year on VisionPlatforms

Luxexcel, the only company in the world using 3D printing technology to create custom ophthalmic lenses, has printed over 5,000 lenses on its VisionPlatforms which it announced have moved from the pilot phase to printing commercially.

Feb 21, 2019
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Which Workbench Works Best?
3D Printer Table – 5 Most Reliable & Affordable Workbenches

One workbench can’t possibly cater to the needs of every individual. Different features, prices, and sizes can be a determining factor when choosing your workbench. Here are a few options to help you determine the kind that works best for you.

Feb 21, 2019
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It's What's Inside That Counts
5 Fantastic 3D Printer Controller Boards in 2019

The controller board is the heart of any 3D printer, responsible for orchestrating components like the extruder, heated bed, motors, and sensors. Here are 5 great choices right now!

Feb 20, 2019
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2019 TEN-HIGH 60W Laser Cutter/Engraver – Review the Specs

The TEN-HIGH 60W Laser Cutter is a powerful laser cutter/engraver that provides hobbyists with professional quality at an affordable price. Review the features and specs to learn more.

Feb 20, 2019
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10 Free & Easy 3D Modeling Software Tools for Beginners

To achieve good results using 3D modeling software, it takes a lot of practice and skills. We've created a list of easy software that will help you start modeling in no time.

Feb 20, 2019
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The Sky's the Limit
3D Printed RC Plane – 10 Best Curated 3D Models

Have you ever wanted to fly an RC plane? What if you could make it yourself? All you need is a little time and a 3D printer. Check out this curated collection of 3D printed RC plane models, and pick your best fit!

Feb 20, 2019
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DEEPTIME Studio Unveils 3D Printed Speakers Made From Sand

DEEPTIME, a Czech design and technology studio, has unveiled the Ionic Sound System, a 3D printed limited edition commercially available audio set made from sand.

Feb 19, 2019
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Procter & Gamble Partners with Aether to Advance AI-Driven 3D Bioprinting

The 3D printing and AI startup Aether has reached a two-year joint agreement with Procter & Gamble to further develop its AI-driven 3D bioprinting system into an "intelligent robotic craftsman".

Feb 19, 2019
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Working Together
Airbus and Farsoon Partner to Create 3D Printing Polymer Material for Civil Aviation

Airbus Beijing Engineering Centre and Farsoon Technologies announced an R&D agreement to develop an additive manufacturing polymer material for civil aviation use. 

Feb 18, 2019
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Back in Time
Create a Miniature Commodore PET 8032 Replica Using a 3D Printer and Raspberry Pi

Maker Lorenzo Herrera used a 3D printer and a Raspberry Pi computer to create his own version of the Commodore PET model 8032, an iconic 70s computer. You can follow Herrera's detailed instructions and build your own too.