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I Want to Ride My (3D Printed) Bicycle Jul 17, 2018
AREVO Launches 3D Printed Carbon-Fiber eBike

AREVO, the manufacturer based in Santa Clara, California, has announced the launch of its eBike which has a 3D printed carbon fiber frame and is battery-assisted. 

Featured image of $10,000 Toilet Seat?! U.S. Air Force Uses 3D Printing to Flush Away Excessive Spending
Royal Flush Jul 16, 2018
$10,000 Toilet Seat?! U.S. Air Force Uses 3D Printing to Flush Away Excessive Spending

The U.S. Air Force has announced that it will begin 3D printing toilet seat covers for cargo airlift planes after receiving criticism for spending $10,000 on replacements.

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Go For Gold Jul 16, 2018
Researchers Use Gold Nanoparticles to Find Defects in 3D Printed Objects

Vanderbilt University researchers are embedding gold nanoparticles into filament to help detect problems inside of 3D printed objects.

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Multiple Models in One Jul 16, 2018
How to Do Parametric 3D Modeling with Free Software

Imagine downloading a 3D printable model for a stylish pair of shoes, only to discover that they don't fit your feet! This article takes a look at a technique that allows you to easily customize not only shoes, but all kinds of models: parametric 3D modeling.

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Available on GitHub Jul 16, 2018
Creality’s Ender 3 3D Printer is Now Fully Open Source

Creality3D, the Chinese manufacturer of 3D printers, has announced the open-sourcing of its most popular 3D printer, the Ender-3. This makes it the first Open Source Hardware Association certified 3D printer in China.

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Take a Seat Jul 15, 2018
Socrates Sculpture Park Gets 3D Printed Furniture for the Summer

The design studio HANNAH has placed its award-winning 3D printed “RRRolling Stones” furniture collection throughout Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, New York.

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No Stings Attached Jul 15, 2018
[Project] 3D Print These Seaworthy Voronoi Jellyfish Lights

Give your home an aquatic feel with these incredible 3D printed DIY Voronoi Jellyfish lights created by German maker and Thingiverse user UniversalMaker3D. 

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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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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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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.

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. 

Featured image of Peopoly Launches Asura Print Preparation Software
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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