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May 23, 2018
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Inflatable Future
MIT and BMW Develop “Liquid Printed Pneumatics” for Inflatable Car Interiors

BMW and MIT's Self-Assembly Lab have collaborated to develop "liquid printed pneumatics", the first reported 3D printed inflatable material that can morph from one state to another and expand into any shape or function. 

May 23, 2018
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Behind the Steel Curtain
All3DP Heads North to Visit the Metal 3D Printing Pioneers at Desktop Metal

We recently had the pleasure of paying a visit to the Massachusetts-based headquarters of Desktop Metal, the pioneering 3D printing company that is making affordable metal 3D printing a reality. Check out our in-depth tour of the facilities and exclusive interview with co-founder Jonah Myerberg.

May 23, 2018
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Printrbot Returns
Printrbot Unveils New 3D Printers & CNC Milling Kit at Maker Faire 2018

At the recently held Maker Faire 2018 event, the veteran 3D printer manufacturer Printrbot unveiled a range of new products, including the new Printrbot Play v2, a unique conveyor belt-style 3D printer kit for long prints and rapid single-object reproduction, as well as the Printrbot CNC v2 KIT. 

May 23, 2018
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Respect Your Elders
Humanetics is 3D Printing Crash Test Dummies That Resemble Elderly People

The crash test dummy manufacturer Humanetics is using Markforged's 3D printing technology and Onyx carbon-composite material to produce dummies the resemble elderly drivers, helping them accurately reflect injuries that could occur in a real car accident.

May 22, 2018
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Pinching Pennies
[DEAL] 15% Off Nozzles at MatterHackers

MatterHackers is knocking 15% off virtually every nozzle it carries, including the bejeweled Olsson Ruby, E3Ds of every size and other specialty nozzles.

May 22, 2018
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Big Improvements, Mini Printer
LulzBot Mini 2 3D Printer: Review the Facts

Aleph Objects has revealed the new LulzBot Mini 2 3D printer. Features include hardware improvements, a larger build volume, a modular print bed and more. Review the facts and specs here.

May 22, 2018
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A New Race Record?
Volkswagen Uses 3D Printing for Pikes Peak Hill Climb Supercar

Volkswagen, the German automotive manufacturing company, has unveiled its supercar, the I.D. R Pikes Peak electric, which will compete in the Pikes Peak International Hill climb in Colorado Springs next month. With only a short time-frame to develop the car, the team used 3D printing to prototype components. 

May 22, 2018
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Getting the Best out of Nylon
Nylon 3D Printing – How To Get Nylon 3D Printed

Nylon 3D printing is both popular and well-suited to 3D printing functional parts. Its superior properties over PLA and ABS make it a great 3D printing material. Continue reading to find out more about 3D printing nylon.

May 22, 2018
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No More Crashing
MIT Trains Drones to Fly Using VR “Flight Goggles”

Engineers from MIT have built a virtual reality system for drones which they hope will reduce the frequency that the pilotless aircraft crash during training. The VR training system is called "Flight Goggles".

May 22, 2018
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How about a Customized Carbon Fiber Bike?
Arevo Boosts Expansion of Carbon Fiber 3D Printing With $12.5 Million Funding Round

May 21, 2018
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Filament, Resin, and Powder
Plastic 3D Printer Technologies and Services – An Overview

With 3D printing becoming so popular, it's hard to keep track of all the options. With this article, we provide an overview of the main plastic 3D printer technologies and services.

May 21, 2018
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The Ultimate Filament Guide
3D Printer Filament Guide 2018 – 25 Types for Every Need

Itching to print but unsure which 3D printer filament to use? Here's our guide to the most popular 3D printing filament types, showing you their uses, properties and where to buy them.

May 21, 2018
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Armor in the Park
Artist Uses 3D Printing to Creates Replica Suits of Armor for Art Installation

The latest public artshow by Icelandic artist, Steinunn Thorarinsdottir features lifelike statues of armor that were only possible using 3D scanning and printing. The show, called ARMORS, runs all summer at Fort Tryon Park, Margaret Corbin Drive in New York.

May 20, 2018
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The 3D Scanner Charts
3D Scanner Price Check – 20 Most Wanted 3D Scanners

Looking for an affordable 3D scanner? Read our guide to the best selling 3D scanners currently on Amazon, incl. 3D scanner prices.

May 20, 2018
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Lights, Camera, Action!
Weekend Project: 3D Printed Motorized Turntable for Photo & Video

Want to capture all 360 degrees of an object with your camera? Adafruit has recently shared a 3D printing project that shows you how to create an inexpensive turntable made for photographers and videographers.