Featured image of 3D Scanner for 3D Printer: What to Consider & Which to Buy
Scan to Print Mar 20, 2019
3D Scanner for 3D Printer: What to Consider & Which to Buy

3D printing creates a physical object from a 3D model. 3D scanning creates a 3D model from a physical object. They are the yin to the other's yang. Read on to find the best 3D scanner for your 3D printer so you can close the loop and recreate objects all day long.

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4.0 is Ready to Go Mar 19, 2019
Ultimaker Cura 4.0 Released with Improved User Interface and Updated Custom Mode Panel

The 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker has released a new update to Cura, the free and open-source 3D printing slicer. The latest version, Cura 4.0, includes an updated user interface, a redesigned custom mode panel, a new "Add Printer" dialog box, user ratings for plugins, and more.

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Brrm! Mar 19, 2019
Aston Martin Launches AM-RB 003 Hypercar with 3D Printed Interiors

At this year's Geneva Motor Show, Aston Martin launched the AM-RB 003 hypercar which uses 3D printing for interior parts and will be put into production in 2021.

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Maker-Made Medicine Mar 19, 2019
3D Printed Medical Devices – What Can Be Printed Today?

More and more, 3D printed medical devices are making the lives of doctors and patients easier. Learn about some of the many kinds of devices that already exist!

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Ramping up the Power Mar 18, 2019
RAMPS 1.4 3D Printer Controller Board – Review the Specs

Your 3D printer has a "brain" to do the processing and the "muscle" to do the work, but it's the RAMPS 1.4 that connects them. Find out what makes your 3D printer tick.

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The Best A Breast Can Get Mar 18, 2019
University Student 3D Prints Colorful Prosthetics for Breast Cancer Patients

University of Plymouth student Rosie Brave is mixing 3D printing and traditional arts and crafts to create colorful prosthetic breasts for women who have undergone breast cancer surgery.

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Cyborgia Manifesto Mar 18, 2019
Hallidonto Brings Traditional and Contemporary Art Forms Together to Create “Birth of a Cyborg”

Hallidonto is a Scottish visual artist who uses modern technologies to create drawings, paintings and sculptures around the concept of "contemporary (in)human condition and dystopian imagery of the cyborg", aka Cyborgia Manifesto.

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True Colors Mar 17, 2019
Rize XRIZE 3D Printer: Review the Specs

The Rize XRIZE is an industrial 3D printer that uses a hybrid process called Augmented Deposition to create functional parts in full color. Review the specs to learn more.

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Coming Soon to a Factory Near You Mar 17, 2019
The Future of 3D Printing – Technology on the Horizon

The future of 3D printing is bright, with several high stakes players entering the scene. People are looking to solve some very specific, challenging problems with creative innovations. Here are a handful of them.

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Abracadabra Mar 17, 2019
Biqu Magician Review: A Little Wizard

Gaining traction in the budget conscious 3D printing community, the BIQU Magician is a feature-rich delta 3D printer. Check out our BIQU Magician review for our verdict on this bewitching machine.

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Heal With a Print Mar 17, 2019
Medical 3D Printing: The Best Healthcare Applications

Medical 3D printing is now an indispensable part of medicine. Let's have a look at the most intressting applications of 3D printing in medicine and healthcare.

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Optical Illusion! Mar 17, 2019
[Project] 3D Printed RGB Infinity Cube

Have a logo that you want to last forever? This 3D printed Infinity Cube by designer Michael Laws will let you prop up your favorite logo or symbol inside of an Arduino-powered box that will produce an endless reflection.

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Getting a Grip Mar 16, 2019
[Project] Six-Axis Robot Arm

In this project, Jeff Kerr shows us how to make a six-axis robot arm that supports multi-axis coordinated motion. The arm is a scaled version of the industrial UR3 robot and includes several complex components.

Featured image of Sinterit Lisa Pro SLS 3D Printer: Review the Specs
SLS for Less! Mar 16, 2019
Sinterit Lisa Pro SLS 3D Printer: Review the Specs

The Sinterit Lisa Pro, the improved version of Sinterit's Lisa, is our Summer 2019 pick for the "Best Desktop SLS 3D Printer". Review the specs to find out the changes.

Featured image of Sintratec S1 SLS 3D Printer: Review the Specs
Affordable SLS Mar 16, 2019
Sintratec S1 SLS 3D Printer: Review the Specs

The Sintratec S1 is a desktop-sized SLS 3D printer with a surprisingly large build chamber. Review the specs and price.

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If You Build It, They Will Come Mar 15, 2019
Largest 3D Construction Printer in World Headed to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian construction company Elite for Construction & Development Co. placed an order earlier this month to COBOD International for the largest 3D construction printer in the world.

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Meeting Mass Manufacturing Methods Mar 15, 2019
Can 3D Printing Be Used for Mass Production?

Although 3D printing exists in production circles outside of hobbyist activity, it's not exactly clear whether or not it can be effective in mass production. Here's a more detailed look into the capabilities of 3D printing for mass production.

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Virtual Meets Physical Mar 14, 2019
How to Design Parts for FDM 3D Printing

Thingiverse can only take you so far when you crave complex geometries. In this guide, we open the doors to geometric freedom by presenting the fundamentals of FDM design requirements.

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The Mighty Beast of 3D Design Mar 14, 2019
Rhino3D Models – 5 Best Sources

Rhino3D, a cutting edge 3D software, rams through design barriers to help you design anything from graceful buildings to sexy cars. This article delves into where to find models online so you can hit the ground running.

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Monolith-ography Mar 14, 2019
Peopoly Moai Review: Great Value Resin 3D Printer

The Peopoly Moai is our "Best Value Pick for Resin 3D Printer" in Spring 2019. Check out our review to find out why it offers the best value for money right now.

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