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Jun 23, 2018
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Beauty and an Ulterior Motive
Shapeways Launches Customizable 3D Printed Jewelry Collection

Shapeways has launched an in-house collection of fully customizable 3D printed jewelry. Called Spring & Wonder, the products and brand were designed in two months to demonstrate what Shapeways can do for other companies wanting to incorporate mass personalization.

Jun 22, 2018
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First in the Southwest
PADT Opens On-Demand Factory Using Carbon 3D Printers

Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies (PADT) has announced it's opening a 3D printing factory, using Carbon’s Digital Light Synthesis technology and production system to create 2,000-5,000 parts on-demand weekly.

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Jun 22, 2018
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A Hemp Farmer's Path to Fortune
Bio Filaments for 3D Printing – Explained and Compared

We humans love making things out of non-renewable resources like fossil fuels. And though they'll eventually run out, we use them to make everything, including 3D printer filament. Here's some filament you can use that takes a greener path.

Jun 21, 2018
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Save $300,000, Invest $35,000
General Motors Makes Saves $300,000 Thanks to Standardizing 3D Printing

Since the Lansing Delta Township assembly plant of General Motors bought a $35,000 3D printer, they've seen savings of €300,000. However, the company expects to see savings of millions of dollars in the future as it standardizes the technology throughout its plants across the globe.

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Jun 21, 2018
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Solar Powered Printing
Students Develop 3D Printer Power System for Impoverished Colombian Communities

To help provide access to 3D printing in impoverished areas of Cali, Colombia, engineering students from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) have developed a solar power system that allows 3D printers to operate in areas where electricity is unstable.

Jun 20, 2018
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Modular on Mars
Project of the Week: Travel Terrain With This 3D Printed Modular SMARS Robot

Want to build your own custom robot with no screws attached? The 3D printed SMARS modular robot is the perfect project for beginners and seasoned makers who want a quick and easy introduction to the world of robotics.  

Jun 20, 2018
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Don't Try This At Home!
Watch this YouTuber Cast an Extruder Body in Aluminum

In a recent video YouTuber MyfordBoy duplicates a metal part using a novel process involving 3D printing, a sand mold and casting aluminum. Don't try this at home, but definitely enjoy the craftsmanship at work.

Jun 20, 2018
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Effort Goes In, 3D Prints Stand Out
FDM 3D Printing Post Processing – An Overview for Beginners

FDM 3D prints generally have a rough surface finish, which is visible to the eye, but they can be easily post-processed to achieve the desired look and feel. Throughout this article, we highlight 3D printing post-processing techniques to help you get the best out of your FDM 3D prints.

Jun 19, 2018
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On Demand Anatomical Models
3D Systems Launches On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service

3D Systems has announced a new service called the On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service, which will enable medical professionals to upload and 3D print digital files through the company. The idea is to make 3D printing models more accessible for the entire healthcare community.

Jun 19, 2018
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Pimp your Printer
20 Must-Have Tronxy X5S Upgrades and Mods

Want to improve your Tronxy X5S? Thanks to the growing Tronxy X5S 3D printing community, here are the 20 best Tronxy X5S upgrades and mods to improve your 3D printing experience.

Jun 19, 2018
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She Said Yes!
3D Printing an Personalized Engagement Ring for a Proposal

Before proposing to his girlfriend, Dan Ko decided that everything had to be perfect, including the engagement ring. So, he truly personalized his proposal by 3D modeling and printing a ring which he knew his future wife would love.

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Jun 19, 2018
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Reeling in the Top Spool Holders
3D Printer Spool Holder – 5 Best Models to 3D Print or Buy

Finding the best 3D printer spool holder can definitely enhance your printing experience. But which one should you choose? This article helps you choose the spool holder with features that suit you best.

Jun 19, 2018
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Robot with Boundary Issues
This 3D Printed Robot Can Crawl Underneath Doors

A designer has developed a 3D printed robot that can auto-adjust its height to maneuver a wide range of spaces.

Jun 18, 2018
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Unstoppable Nik!
Father 3D Prints Orthoses for his Son, Now Helps Others

When Matej Vlašič was told that his son, Nik, who is afflicted with cerebral palsy, may never sit up, he began looking for a way to give him the best life possible regardless. With a little help from 3D printing and physical therapy, Nik can now not only sit up but also walk, cycle and dance. Vlašič has now set up aNImaKe, a company to help other parents in a similar situation.

Jun 17, 2018
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Switch up your Switch!
52 Fantastic Nintendo Switch Mods to 3D Print

Get ready to raise your game. Here are the best Nintendo Switch mods you can 3D print for your shiny new console. This Joy ain't no Con.

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