Featured image of MakerGear Unveils MakerGear Ultra One Industrial Series 3D Printer
It's a Beast Sep 6, 2018
MakerGear Unveils MakerGear Ultra One Industrial Series 3D Printer

Ahead of a public showing at IMTS, MakerGear unveils the MakerGear Ultra One - a tank of a printer taking aim at industrial-quality printing.

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Pinching Pennies Sep 6, 2018
[DEAL] Pick Up a Creality Ender 3 for $169.99

If you've been on the fence about the Ender 3 or other Creality 3D printers, now might be the time to pounce. Gearbest is offering several models 15-20% off for a limited time.

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New for '19 Sep 5, 2018
BCN3D Releases Sigma R19 & Sigmax R19 3D Printers

Open Source 3D printer manufacturer BCN3D has just lifted the lid on the Sigma R19 and Sigmax R19 3D printers. New features include custom hotends by E3D, Bondtech extruders, filament runout detection and other across the board improvements.

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Motion Picture Magic Sep 5, 2018
Designer Uses 4D Printing to Bring Life and Motion to “Tangible Animations”

Industrial designer Nicole Hone has created a collection of 'Hydrophytes', which are futuristic, aquatic plants that are made with multi-material 4D printing technology.

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Saving Time, Money and Lives Sep 5, 2018
Boosting Surgical Outcomes with 3D Printing at University Hospital Basel

Surgeons at the University Hospital Basel in Switzerland are cutting down on operating times for head, neck, face and jaw surgeries by 33% thanks to 3D printed surgical guides. 

Featured image of KW Heritage Uses 3D Printing to Restore Engine Cover of Rare Alfa Romeo Tipo
Restoration Race Sep 4, 2018
KW Heritage Uses 3D Printing to Restore Engine Cover of Rare Alfa Romeo Tipo

KW Heritage, a restoration service from engineering firm KW Special Projects, used 3D scanning and 3D printing to restore the engine cover of a rare Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3 racing car, which will be on display at the Goodwood Revival motor racing festival.

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Smooth and Creamy Sounds Sep 4, 2018
Turn a Hot Chocolate Can Into a Portable Speaker

A British engineer, programmer, and maker recently took to YouTube to display his upcycling creation. Using 3D printing and electronics, Robin Hartley turned an empty Cadbury's hot chocolate tin into a portable speaker. 

Featured image of Scoobe3D Launches New 3D Scanning Tech for 3D Printing
Sponsored Content Sep 4, 2018
Scoobe3D Launches New 3D Scanning Tech for 3D Printing

Using a promising, patent-pending combination of complementary scanning technologies, the Scoobe3D simplifies scanning for 3D printing. Read on to learn more about this new and revolutionary device.

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Monoprice, Multi-Target Sep 3, 2018
Monoprice Listings Show New Education & Business 3D Printers

Not content with offering a competitively priced array of desktop 3D printers for home use, it would appear that US electronics giant Monoprice is readying a batch of education and business-minded printers, too.

Featured image of 4-Mation is a DIY Interactive 3D Zoetrope Available to Back on Kickstarter
Like Magic! Sep 3, 2018
4-Mation is a DIY Interactive 3D Zoetrope Available to Back on Kickstarter

A new crowdfunding campaign for an interactive and home-printable 3D Zoetrope has smashed its funding goal. The project, called 4-Mation, uses 3D objects and strobe lights to create impressive, moving visuals. There are four different animations available to back on Kickstarter. 

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Featured image of LulzBot Plays Cruel Joke, Reannounces Aerostruder v2 Micro Tool Head, Not SLA Printer
LulzNot Sep 3, 2018
LulzBot Plays Cruel Joke, Reannounces Aerostruder v2 Micro Tool Head, Not SLA Printer

After getting us giddy with the prospect of some exciting new fork in the LulzBot hardware trail, the company has put paid to our speculation with a full "reveal" this last weekend. No new resin printer. Just a rather cool tool head we already knew about.

Featured image of [Project] Crank Out the Fun with This 3D Printed Manivelle Water Gun
Spray Away Sep 2, 2018
[Project] Crank Out the Fun with This 3D Printed Manivelle Water Gun

The summer might be coming to a close, but that doesn't mean you can't soak your friends and family in a water fight. Spray away with this 3D printed Manivelle Water Gun designed by maker Hassan Nasser. 

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More than Pro Sep 2, 2018
Shining3D EinScan Pro+ 3D Scanner: Review the Specs

The EinScan Pro+ is our Top Pick for 3D scanner in fall 2018. Read on as we review the specs of this professional-grade handheld 3D scanner.

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Let There Be LEDs Sep 1, 2018
What Is a DLP 3D Printer? – Simply Explained

Apart from material extrusion 3D printers, there are also 3D printers based on Vat polymerization technologies such as SLA and DLP. In this article, we'll take a closer look at DLP 3D printers and discuss their benefits and limitations in comparison to SLA machines.

Featured image of [Project] 3D Print Your Own Wind Turbine Model
Spin with Gust-o Sep 1, 2018
[Project] 3D Print Your Own Wind Turbine Model

Want to teach your kids about the power of renewable energy? Or just want to build your own wind turbine replica? Then check out this 3D printed wind turbine model created by maker Luc Tellier.

Featured image of Dazz 3D LCD 3D Printer Kickstarter Campaign Smashes Funding Goal
Dazzling Backers Aug 31, 2018
Dazz 3D LCD 3D Printer Kickstarter Campaign Smashes Funding Goal

Dazz 3D, a Chinese technology company has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Dazz 3D LCD 3D printer. Promising high-quality resin 3D printing, a safe air purification system and an automatic refilling system, the campaign has already smashed its funding goal of $30,000 with over $100,000 raised.

Featured image of MIT Engineers 3D Print Crystals from Billions of Colloids
Working in the Nanoscale Aug 31, 2018
MIT Engineers 3D Print Crystals from Billions of Colloids

Engineers from MIT developed a new technique called the direct-write colloidal assembly process. It can build centimeter-high crystals made from billions of individual colloids. They did this by uniting the principles of 3D printing and self-assembly.

Featured image of [UPDATED] LulzBot Teases New Open Source SLA 3D Printer, Coming September
LaserBot? Aug 30, 2018
[UPDATED] LulzBot Teases New Open Source SLA 3D Printer, Coming September

Teased in a not-so-cryptic email newsletter, Lulzbot has as good as announced it will be releasing a new resin-based 3D printing solution in September. [Update: Or has it...?]

Featured image of Students Fly in Vomit Comet to Test Out 3D Printed Bioplastic Tools
Take a Ride in Vomit Comet Aug 30, 2018
Students Fly in Vomit Comet to Test Out 3D Printed Bioplastic Tools

University of Calgary students are working on a project which could provide astronauts with 3D printed plastic tools made from feces and genetically engineered bacteria. The students recently tested the tools out during a flight on the "Vomit Comet".

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The Future of Sight Aug 30, 2018
University of Minnesota Researchers Develop Bionic Eye Prototype

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have 3D printed an image sensing array on a hemisphere: in essence, a bionic eye. It is the first-of-its-kind and, hopefully, will be used to help blind people see. 

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