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Sep 9, 2018
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Built to Thrill
2018 Anet A8 Review – Most Popular 3D Printer in Fall 2018

The Anet A8 was the most popular 3D printer until fall 2018. Check out our Anet A8 review, the most important upgrades, and how it differs from the Anet A6. It has since been overtaken by the Creality Ender 3.

Sep 9, 2018
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To Buy or to not to Buy.
2018 SketchUp Free Download – Is There a Free Full Version?

Looking for "SketchUp free download" and don't want to commit to buy the full version of the popular 3D modeling software from Trimble? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?

Sep 9, 2018
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Money in the Bank
Weekend Project: Stash Your Cash in this 3D Printed Secret Coin Bank

Maker Greg Zumwalt is back on Instructables with another 3D printed coin bank. His latest creation is the Simple Secret Box II, a fully 3D printed coin bank with a secret locking mechanism. 

Sep 8, 2018
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Think Inside the Box
3D Printer Enclosure – 5 Cheap DIY Options

A 3D printer enclosure is, put simply, a box. But if you’re wondering about building one on the cheap, you might want to consider a few other factors. too. Read on to find out what they are.

Sep 8, 2018
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DIY-ing of Thirst
Weekend Project: Stay Hydrated with a 3D Printed Drinks Tap

Want to bring the convenience of a soda fountain machine into your own home? Take a refreshing sip from the 3D printed Drinks Tap created by That Robot Guy. 

Sep 7, 2018
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Getting Meta with Molds
Researchers Optimize Silicone Mold Fabrication with 3D Printed “Metamolds”

Researchers have developed a new tool to produce 3D printed "metamolds", which can be used to fabricate optimized silicone molds in a quick and cost-effective manner.

Sep 7, 2018
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AM Insider
3D Printing Industry Report – Week 36 / 2018

Want to know what’s happening in the Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing industry? Here’s All3DP’s weekly report for professionals, presented by former 3dprint.com editor-in-chief and industry expert Sarah Goehrke.

Sep 7, 2018
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3D Printing Metal Made Simple
Researchers Use Bulk Metallic Glasses to Simplify Metal 3D Printing Process

Researchers appear to have found a simpler method for 3D printing metal by using bulk metallic glasses (BMGs). The process is still theoretical, but the researchers believe it may soon become commercially usable. 

Sep 7, 2018
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Pinching Pennies
[DEAL] $5 off LulzBot Taulman Bridge Nylon Filament

Part of the fun of 3D printing is playing around with new materials. This deal from Amazon.com enables you to do so more affordably with a 22% discount on Lulzbot's Taulman Bridge Nylon Filament.

Sep 6, 2018
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Secure Your 3D Printer
OctoPrint Publishes Guide to Secure 3D Printing After Concerning Report

OctoPrint, the open-source control software for 3D printers, has issued a reminder to its users to invest time to properly secure internal services and configure settings after a report from the Internet Storm Center (ISC) which shows the dangers of unsecured interfaces.

Sep 6, 2018
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Pedal to the Metal
Desktop Metal Upgrades to Studio System +, Introduces New Metal 3D Printing Fleet

Desktop Metal has launched the new Studio System +, an upgraded metal 3D printing system that will offer higher resolution and allow users to print small metal parts with finer details.

Sep 6, 2018
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Paging Dr. Resin
Carbon Launches Medical-Grade MPU 100 Resin for DLS 3D Printers

Carbon has launched MPU 100, the first-ever medical-grade material for its Digital Light Synthesis machines. It offers a combination of mechanical strength, biocompatibility, and sterilizability.

Sep 6, 2018
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It's a Beast
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.

Sep 5, 2018
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Motion Picture Magic
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.

Sep 5, 2018
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Saving Time, Money and Lives
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.