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Nov 19, 2018
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It's Just a Spring Thing
This Open-Source Hack Lets You 3D Print Springs

With a simple scrap of G-code, you can make your FDM 3D printer extrude unsupported single-strand coil springs. MakeFast Workshop shows us how.

Nov 19, 2018
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5 SLA Printing Tips & Tricks for Great Resin 3D Prints

Unlike thermoplastic filament printers, which typically use a 0.4-mm nozzle, a resin 3D SLA printer may have a laser spot size of 140 microns. The result? The smoothest and most precise 3D prints you've ever seen, if you know what you're doing...

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Nov 18, 2018
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A CAD Shootout
Blender vs Maya – CAD Software Compared

As more and more people become interested in 3D printing, we present this Blender vs. Maya guide to help novices break down several factors that matter most when choosing a CAD platform.

Nov 18, 2018
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Engrave with a 3D Printer
How to Turn Your Creality 3D Printer into an Engraving Tool

Swedish maker and YouTuber Simon Sörensen shares a new instructional video on how to turn a Creality CR-10 3D printer into an engraver with just a few simple steps.

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Nov 17, 2018
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The Best 3D Printed Gears (That Fit Your Needs)

Looking for 3D printed gears for a special purpose? Take a look at this simple guide to find the gear that perfectly fits your needs.

Nov 17, 2018
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[Project] 5 Thanksgiving-Themed 3D Prints to Gobble Up Before the Holiday

Thanksgiving is less than a week away. Before you fill your belly up with food, why not fill your home with some Thanksgiving-themed 3D prints! Here are five 3D models to get you inspired.

Nov 16, 2018
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Autodesk and NASA Create Interplanetary Lander Using Generative Design

Autodesk has teamed up with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to design an energy and cost efficient interplanetary lander. Then lander structure is heavily reliant on generative design, which helps achieve significant performance savings.

Nov 16, 2018
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Hot Wheels
HRE Wheels and GE Additive Develop 3D Printed Titanium Concept Wheel

HRE Wheels has partnered with GE Additive to develop a 3D printed conceptual wheel made from titanium called the HRE3D+ wheel. 

Nov 16, 2018
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Blue is the new Black
[DEAL] MatterHackers’ Blue Friday Flash Sale is Live

MatterHackers is getting a head start this year with its own personal "Black Friday" extravaganza - Blue Friday - with deals you don't want to miss.

Nov 15, 2018
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A New Age of SLS?
Sintratec S2 SLS 3D Printer – Review the Specs & Price

The Sintratec S2 is a modular SLS 3D printing system that provides an automated end-to-end solution, from the sintering process to material surface treatment. Review the specs and price.

Nov 15, 2018
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Better Surfacing
DyeMansion Introduces New Colors and Vaporfuse Surfacing at Formnext

At Formnext 2018, DyeMansion is introducing new colored dyes and materials to its portfolio and a technology which it claims can achieve surfaces that rival injection molded parts, called Vaporfuse Surfacing (VFS). 

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Nov 14, 2018
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Rubbery Thermoplastic Elastomer
Sinterit Launches TPE for its Desktop SLS 3D Printers

Sinterit has launched a new TPE material type for its Lisa desktop SLS 3D printers. The material is the company's first thermoplastic elastomer, and is on display at Formnext 2018. 

Nov 13, 2018
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Massive Improvements for Mass Production
Desktop Metal Unveils Upgraded Production System at Formnext 2018

During Formnext 2018, the Massachusetts-based startup Desktop Metal announced a number of improvements to its Production System metal 3D printer, including accelerated print speeds and a larger build volume.

Nov 12, 2018
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Sticky Subject
Thought3D and Owens Corning Collaborate to Launch Magigoo PP-GF for XSTRAND GF30-PP

Thought3D, known for its 3D printing adhesives, worked with Owens Corning, the world leader in fiberglass composite materials to launch Magigoo PP-GF which works with the latter's XStrand GF30-PP material. 

Nov 12, 2018
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Frugal Finds
NEJE DK-8-KZ Laser Engraver: Review the Specs

The NEJE DK-8-KZ is an incredibly affordable and compact laser engrave. Let's review its specs.

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