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"James Pond" Technology Jul 14, 2018
Student Designed World First 3D Printed Underwater Jetpack

Archie O'Brien is a student at Loughborough University in the UK who has designed an underwater jetpack called CUDA, made from 3D printed materials.

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Cutting Edge Jul 13, 2018
Best Industrial 3D Printers of 2018 – The Most Advanced

Curious about the latest advancements in commercial 3D printing? Check out the most advanced industrial 3D printers of 2018.

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Launch Away Jul 13, 2018
Lockheed Martin 3D Prints Titanium Domes for Satellite Fuel Tank

Lockheed Martin is using 3D printing technology to create huge titanium fuel tanks that will be used for satellites, potentially revolutionizing the space launch industry.

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Filament Friday Jul 13, 2018
ColorFabb HT (Clear) Filament Review – Strong & Heat Resistant

If you are looking for a strong, durable material that can withstand heat, Colorfabb HT is an interesting choice. Join us as we take a spool of ColorFabb HT Clear filament for a test ride.

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Environmental Impact of 3D Printing Jul 13, 2018
New German Study Concludes 3D Printing Health Challenges

A free new study, published by German Bundesumweltamt, discusses the benefits and potential environmental and health challenges of 3D printing technologies.

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Eliminate Extrusion Errors Jul 13, 2018
[Project] Make Your Own Filament Sensor

To avoid occasional printing errors, you're better off with a sensor that lets you know whenever your filament breaks, runs out, or gets tangled on the spool. Read on to learn how to make your own.

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Ready, Aim, Print Jul 12, 2018
3D Printed Gun Models to Return Online as Defense Distributed Wins Court Settlement

After a lengthy legal battle, Cody Wilson and his organization Defense Distributed have settled a lawsuit against the U.S. State Department that will allow them to put 3D printable gun models back online.

Featured image of Oerlikon and Lufthansa Technik Partner to Establish Repeatable Aviation 3D Printing Processes
Accelerating Additive Manufacturing Jul 12, 2018
Oerlikon and Lufthansa Technik Partner to Establish Repeatable Aviation 3D Printing Processes

Oerlikon, the technology and engineering group, is working with Lufthansa Technik, a provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, to establish robust and repeatable 3D printing processes for in the aircraft MRO industry. 

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Cut the Plank, Matey! Jul 12, 2018
6 Cool Laser Cutter Projects (That Are Actually Useful)

Laser cutting is a common industrial process that has found its way into the hands of consumers. But most cutters only operate in two dimensions, which can be a bit boring unless you consider these unique functional designs.

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Good as New Jul 11, 2018
[DEAL] Save $500 On the Lulzbot Taz 6

MatterHackers currently has an unspecified number of factory refurbished Lulzbot Taz 6 3D printers going for $2,000 -- $500 off their regular "new" price. Not too shabby for 3D printers given the big green thumbs up from Lulzbot itself.

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Featured image of Sinterit Unveils New and Improved Version of the Lisa SLS 3D Printer
New and Improved Jul 11, 2018
Sinterit Unveils New and Improved Version of the Lisa SLS 3D Printer

Following the recent release of the Lisa 2 PRO, the Polish 3D printer manufacturer Sinterit has now upgraded its flagship Sinterit Lisa SLS 3D printer to offer more reliability and a larger print area.

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Keep Your Prints Cool Jul 11, 2018
3D Printing Brim – When Should You Use It

Looking for something to help with warping and layer adhesion but don't want to commit to a raft? Brims are a great alternative, providing many of the same benefits without using as much material. And they're so much easier to remove!

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Keep Your Prints Looking Pretty Jul 11, 2018
3D Printing Skirt – When Should You Use It

A lot can go wrong when finally filament starts to flow. A good way to keep those early issues away from your precious 3D print is to use a skirt. Keep reading to find out how what exactly a skirt is and why it can help!

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Perfect for Printing Jewelry Jul 11, 2018
Formlabs Launches Castable Wax Resin for 3D Printing Jewelry

Formlabs, the 3D printing technology developer and manufacturer, has developed a castable wax 3D printing resin for increased part strength and smoother surface finishes when printing complex parts. 

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Supports for Dayz Jul 10, 2018
Peopoly Launches Asura Print Preparation Software

Peopoly, creator of the exceedingly popular Moai SLA 3D printer kit, has just launched its first dedicated print preparation software. Called Asura, the program is currently in open beta for Windows users and lets you auto-generate supports for your prints.

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ONO, Not Again... Jul 10, 2018
Despite Kickstarter Disaster, ONO Seeks More Funding Through New Crowdfunding Campaign

After inducing rage across Kickstarter and the 3D printing community for failing to deliver its now-infamous smartphone 3D printer to backers, the controversial startup ONO is now launching another crowdfunding campaign on the platform StartEngine. ONO claims the funds will be used to build a more solid foundation for the company.

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But are they comfy? Jul 10, 2018
Fashion Design Graduate Takes Major Step With Woven 3D Printed Shoes

In the world of fashion, 3D printing has opened the door for a whirlwind of new looks and styles, and designers have leveraged this technology to showcase just how unique their concepts can be.

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Armed with Arduino Jul 10, 2018
Arduino Robot Arm – 5 Best Robot Arms For Your Arduino

Robot arms are already great, but they're even better when combined with everyone's favorite microcontroller: the Arduino. Keep reading for a list of the best Arduino robot arms available today.

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Comparison Made Easy Jul 10, 2018
Aniwaa Launches VR and AR Comparison Engine and Guides

Aniwaa, a startup offering a comparison engine for 3D printing and scanning, is growing and expanding. It's now launching a comparison engine tool for VR and AR to help make choosing a headset easier for everybody.

Featured image of Researchers Develop 3D Printable Lignin Composites to Replace Petroleum-Based Plastics
Save the Planet Jul 9, 2018
Researchers Develop 3D Printable Lignin Composites to Replace Petroleum-Based Plastics

Researchers from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have come up with a patent-pending process for developing 3D printable lignin material, which is an environmentally friendly plant-based option that could someday replace petroleum-based plastic composites.

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