Featured image of 3D Scanning, 3D Modeling & 3D Printing a Human Head
Becoming Immortal Mar 28, 2019
3D Scanning, 3D Modeling & 3D Printing a Human Head

Ever heard about 3D scanning, 3D modeling and 3D printing? In this article, we will show you how to combine all three to make a 3D printed statue of a human head.

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Make No Bones About It Mar 28, 2019
Shapeways and EOS Venture into Orthosis and Prosthesis Market

Shapeways, the 3D printed goods manufacturer, partnered with EOS, the Additive Manufacturing solutions developer, to venture into the orthosis and prosthesis market with the launch of PA11, a bio-degradable, revolutionary material.

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No Printer, No Problem Mar 28, 2019
3D Printer Near Me – The Easiest Way to Find Them

Want to try your hand at 3D printing but thinking "I don’t have a 3D printer near me"? Or maybe you want to 3D print in an exotic material that your printer can’t handle, like gold or silver? Either way, we got you covered.

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Spool Me Once, Spool Me Twice Mar 27, 2019
Best 3D Printable April Fools’ Day Pranks Using PVA Filament

If you're looking for some April Fools' Day pranks to 3D print, you've come to the right place. Each one of these (slightly) evil prints needs PVA filament and a good sense of humor.

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Say Cheese Mar 27, 2019
SmarTech Analysis Releases Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry Report

SmarTech Analysis released the latest edition of the Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry report which forecasts market opportunities for 3D printing in the dentistry industry.

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BCN3D 4EVER Mar 27, 2019
BCN3D Becomes an Independent Company, Raises $3-million

The company, which began in 2012 as part of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, is ready to ramp up production and innovation.

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Two Heads Are Better Than One Mar 27, 2019
AMBOTS Brings Autonomous Collaboration to Manufacturing

The build area is a difficult thing to improve on in 3D printers. Maintaining accuracy over a large area is a challenge, and as a result, larger machines are expensive and complex. But what if, instead of one big machine, you had many small, mobile robots getting the job done?

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Layers don’t have to run just one way Mar 26, 2019
FDM 2.0: Reinforced Layer Adhesion with Kai Parthy

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) is fundamentally a layers game. Its simplicity, however, is also its downfall: poor inter-layer adhesion is a universal weakness. In this article, we’ll explore a solution to this limitation in FDM.

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Better Late Than Never Mar 25, 2019
3D Printed Rose Blossoms and Lights Up When Touched

Daren Schwenke, a maker from Tampa, Florida, created a 3D printed blooming rose for his love, Christine. He used an animated wireframe and clear printed petals so that when its leaf is touched, the rose blossoms and lights up.

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NAMIC Summit 2019 Mar 25, 2019
NAMIC Summit 2019: A Week of Discovery, Innovation, Engagement and Inspiration

The summit brings together leading thinkers in additive manufacturing and will focus on how design is integral to the AM process. It will dive deeper into innovative solutions and new applications brought about by advancement in topology optimization, generative design solutions and software advancement.

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Featured image of 3D Printing Hearts of Babies with Congenital Heart Disease to Improve Care
My Heart Will Go On (A 3D Printer) Mar 25, 2019
3D Printing Hearts of Babies with Congenital Heart Disease to Improve Care

A team of researchers at King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust developed an approach to improve the care of babies with congenital heart disease by creating a 3D model of their hearts while inside the womb.

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Keep it Safe Mar 25, 2019
3D Print and Assemble Your Own Programmable Combination Lock

Maker Hans Milling created and uploaded a 3D printable programmable combination lock model onto Thingiverse. It's not strong enough to keep thieves away from your precious things, but it will teach you a thing or two about how these cool locks work.

Featured image of [Project] Clear the Air with a Minimalist 3D Printed Fume Extractor
Make Makers Safer Mar 24, 2019
[Project] Clear the Air with a Minimalist 3D Printed Fume Extractor

Need to clear the air? This 3D printed minimalistic fume extractor by maker RDMMKR is made to minimize the inhalation of fumes that come from soldering.

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Advanced Milling Advances Mar 23, 2019
6-Axis CNC – What Is It Exactly?

You probably know about 3-axis CNC milling. You might even be familiar with 5 axes. But did you know there's also 6-axis CNC milling? Find out about this manufacturing marvel!

Featured image of [Project] Create Captivating Patterns with a 3D Printed Greek Meander Lamp
Powerful Patterns Mar 23, 2019
[Project] Create Captivating Patterns with a 3D Printed Greek Meander Lamp

Want to project mesmerizing ancient patterns throughout your house? This 3D printed Greek Meander Lamp by designer Daniel Hultgren is an easy project that will leave you with your jaw on the floor.

Featured image of Desktop Metal Explores Why Next Generation of Golf Clubs Should be 3D Printed
3D Printed in One Mar 22, 2019
Desktop Metal Explores Why Next Generation of Golf Clubs Should be 3D Printed

Can 3D printing transform the design and manufacturing of golf clubs to help improve your game? Desktop Metal explores this in a recent feature on their site.

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We're Pro Anti-Bacterial Material Mar 22, 2019
Copper3D Releases First of Its Kind Anti-Bacterial PLA Material

Copper3D, the Chilean/US company, announced a new anti-bacterial PLA material that could be used in prostheses to prevent bacterial infections.

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Time Flies When You're Having Fun(ding) Mar 21, 2019
Markforged Closes $82 Million Series D Funding Round and Plans for Global Expansion

Markforged, the industrial 3D printing company, has closed an USD$82 million Series D funding round which will "help accelerate the next industrial revolution" through global expansion.

Featured image of Check Out This Larger Than Life-Sized Spiderman Model
My 3D Printing-Sense is Tingling Mar 21, 2019
Check Out This Larger Than Life-Sized Spiderman Model

A 3D printing company based in India additively manufactured a larger than life-sized Spiderman model in two days. They glued 30 parts together in three hours to create the almost two-meter tall model. 

Featured image of Skeleton 3D Model – 5 Best Sources for Skeletal Systems
Jaw-Dropping Mar 20, 2019
Skeleton 3D Model – 5 Best Sources for Skeletal Systems

People use 3D models in many more application areas than 3D printing, including medicine, education, and animation. Make your project perfect using this list of the best 3D skeleton model sources.

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