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Battlebot, Attack! Nov 20, 2018
Buy a Poster, Build Your Own Fighting Robot

For the paltry price of a glossy poster, you can get access to the CAD files for a MegaBot fighting robot. In short, deck your walls and deck your enemies with a tractor-sized fighting machine. That or 3D print it.

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Healing Insoles Nov 20, 2018
3D Printed Insole Speeds Up Healing Process of Diabetic Ulcers

Purdue University researchers use 3D printing to develop a shoe insole which could speed up the healing process of diabetic ulcers and help patients avoid amputation. 

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It's Just a Spring Thing Nov 19, 2018
This Open-Source Hack Lets You 3D Print Springs

With a simple scrap of G-code, you can make your FDM 3D printer extrude unsupported single-strand coil springs. MakeFast Workshop shows us how.

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Achieve Real Detail Nov 19, 2018
5 SLA Printing Tips & Tricks for Great Resin 3D Prints

Unlike thermoplastic filament printers, which typically use a 0.4-mm nozzle, a resin 3D SLA printer may have a laser spot size of 140 microns. The result? The smoothest and most precise 3D prints you've ever seen, if you know what you're doing...

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A CAD Shootout Nov 18, 2018
Blender vs Maya – 3D Modeling Software Compared

If you're interested in 3D printing, check out our Blender vs. Maya guide to see what matters most when choosing 3D modeling software.

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Engrave with a 3D Printer Nov 18, 2018
How to Turn Your Creality 3D Printer into an Engraving Tool

Swedish maker and YouTuber Simon Sörensen shares a new instructional video on how to turn a Creality CR-10 3D printer into an engraver with just a few simple steps.

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Gobble Gobble Nov 17, 2018
[Project] 5 Thanksgiving-Themed 3D Prints to Gobble Up Before the Holiday

Thanksgiving is less than a week away. Before you fill your belly up with food, why not fill your home with some Thanksgiving-themed 3D prints! Here are five 3D models to get you inspired.

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Lift Off Nov 16, 2018
Autodesk and NASA Create Interplanetary Lander Using Generative Design

Autodesk has teamed up with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to design an energy and cost efficient interplanetary lander. Then lander structure is heavily reliant on generative design, which helps achieve significant performance savings.

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Hot Wheels Nov 16, 2018
HRE Wheels and GE Additive Develop 3D Printed Titanium Concept Wheel

HRE Wheels has partnered with GE Additive to develop a 3D printed conceptual wheel made from titanium called the HRE3D+ wheel. 

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Blue is the new Black Nov 16, 2018
[DEAL] MatterHackers’ Blue Friday Flash Sale is Live

MatterHackers is getting a head start this year with its own personal "Black Friday" extravaganza - Blue Friday - with deals you don't want to miss.

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Free to Download and Try Out Nov 15, 2018
Cura 3.6 Offers Plugins and Material Profiles via a new “Marketplace”

Ultimaker Cura, the free, open-source 3D printing slicer has been updated once again. The software now offers a convenient way to manage plugins and material profiles called the Marketplace. Download Cura 3.6 for free from Ultimaker’s website.

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A New Age of SLS? Nov 15, 2018
Sintratec S2 SLS 3D Printer – Review the Specs & Price

The Sintratec S2 is a modular SLS 3D printing system that provides an automated end-to-end solution, from the sintering process to material surface treatment. Review the specs and price.

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Better Surfacing Nov 15, 2018
DyeMansion Introduces New Colors and Vaporfuse Surfacing at Formnext

At Formnext 2018, DyeMansion is introducing new colored dyes and materials to its portfolio and a technology which it claims can achieve surfaces that rival injection molded parts, called Vaporfuse Surfacing (VFS). 

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Rubbery Thermoplastic Elastomer Nov 14, 2018
Sinterit Launches TPE for its Desktop SLS 3D Printers

Sinterit has launched a new TPE material type for its Lisa desktop SLS 3D printers. The material is the company's first thermoplastic elastomer, and is on display at Formnext 2018. 

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Massive Improvements for Mass Production Nov 13, 2018
Desktop Metal Unveils Upgraded Production System at Formnext 2018

During Formnext 2018, the Massachusetts-based startup Desktop Metal announced a number of improvements to its Production System metal 3D printer, including accelerated print speeds and a larger build volume.

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Is 3D Printing a Health Hazard? Nov 13, 2018
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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Safe for Schools Nov 13, 2018
XYZprinting Announces New 3D Printing Materials at Formnext 2018

At Formnext, which starts today, XYZprinting is unveiling three new PLA-based printing materials which are aimed at hobbyist and professional 3D printing needs. An antibacterial PLA, a copper metallic PLA, and a carbon PLA, the materials complement a busy showing for the company this week.

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World First 4K 3D Printer Nov 12, 2018
EnvisionTEC Perfactory P4K: 4K DLP Projection Enhanced by AI

EnvisionTEC, a provider of professional-grade 3D printing solutions, has announced ahead of Formnext that it is debuting a DLP-based 3D printer. What's unique about this printer is that it utilizes a 4K projector with artificial intelligence. 

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Sticky Subject Nov 12, 2018
Thought3D and Owens Corning Collaborate to Launch Magigoo PP-GF for XSTRAND GF30-PP

Thought3D, known for its 3D printing adhesives, worked with Owens Corning, the world leader in fiberglass composite materials to launch Magigoo PP-GF which works with the latter's XStrand GF30-PP material. 

Featured image of NEJE DK-8-KZ Laser Engraver: Review the Specs
Frugal Finds Nov 12, 2018
NEJE DK-8-KZ Laser Engraver: Review the Specs

The NEJE DK-8-KZ is an incredibly affordable and compact laser engrave. Let's review its specs.

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