Mar 27, 2019
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Say Cheese
SmarTech Analysis Releases Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry Report

SmarTech Analysis released the latest edition of the Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry report which forecasts market opportunities for 3D printing in the dentistry industry.

Mar 27, 2019
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BCN3D 4EVER
BCN3D Becomes an Independent Company, Raises $3-million

The company, which began in 2012 as part of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, is ready to ramp up production and innovation.

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Mar 27, 2019
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Two Heads Are Better Than One
AMBOTS Brings Autonomous Collaboration to Manufacturing

The build area is a difficult thing to improve on in 3D printers. Maintaining accuracy over a large area is a challenge, and as a result, larger machines are expensive and complex. But what if, instead of one big machine, you had many small, mobile robots getting the job done?

Mar 26, 2019
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Layers don’t have to run just one way
FDM 2.0: Reinforced Layer Adhesion with Kai Parthy

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) is fundamentally a layers game. Its simplicity, however, is also its downfall: poor inter-layer adhesion is a universal weakness. In this article, we’ll explore a solution to this limitation in FDM.

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Mar 26, 2019
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Transforming the Transformable
STL to G-Code: How to Convert STL Files to G-Code

A stereolithography file, or STL, is a common method of expressing a 3D concept model. Most manufacturing systems, however, require G-code. To this end, you might be wondering how to convert STL to G-code. Find out in the following!

Mar 26, 2019
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Gotta Start Somewhere
SketchUp for 3D Printing: A Tutorial for Beginners

Going from designing to 3D printing with SketchUp requires only a few steps, but can be tricky. In this article, learn how to make your first 3D model for 3D printing.

Mar 25, 2019
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Better Late Than Never
3D Printed Rose Blossoms and Lights Up When Touched

Daren Schwenke, a maker from Tampa, Florida, created a 3D printed blooming rose for his love, Christine. He used an animated wireframe and clear printed petals so that when its leaf is touched, the rose blossoms and lights up.

Mar 25, 2019
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NAMIC Summit 2019
NAMIC Summit 2019: A Week of Discovery, Innovation, Engagement and Inspiration

The summit brings together leading thinkers in additive manufacturing and will focus on how design is integral to the AM process. It will dive deeper into innovative solutions and new applications brought about by advancement in topology optimization, generative design solutions and software advancement.

Mar 25, 2019
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My Heart Will Go On (A 3D Printer)
3D Printing Hearts of Babies with Congenital Heart Disease to Improve Care

A team of researchers at King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust developed an approach to improve the care of babies with congenital heart disease by creating a 3D model of their hearts while inside the womb.

Mar 24, 2019
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Make Makers Safer
[Project] Clear the Air with a Minimalist 3D Printed Fume Extractor

Need to clear the air? This 3D printed minimalistic fume extractor by maker RDMMKR is made to minimize the inhalation of fumes that come from soldering.

Mar 24, 2019
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Unleash the Power
The Best SketchUp Plug-ins

SketchUp has a powerful toolset for 3D modeling. But even the best can get better. Check out the best SketchUp plug-ins.

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Mar 23, 2019
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Advanced Milling Advances
6-Axis CNC – What Is It Exactly?

You probably know about 3-axis CNC milling. You might even be familiar with 5 axes. But did you know there's also 6-axis CNC milling? Find out about this manufacturing marvel!

Mar 23, 2019
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Powerful Patterns
[Project] Create Captivating Patterns with a 3D Printed Greek Meander Lamp

Want to project mesmerizing ancient patterns throughout your house? This 3D printed Greek Meander Lamp by designer Daniel Hultgren is an easy project that will leave you with your jaw on the floor.

Mar 21, 2019
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Time Flies When You're Having Fun(ding)
Markforged Closes $82 Million Series D Funding Round and Plans for Global Expansion

Markforged, the industrial 3D printing company, has closed an USD$82 million Series D funding round which will "help accelerate the next industrial revolution" through global expansion.

Mar 21, 2019
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Next Level Inkjet
What Is Material Jetting? – 3D Printing Simply Explained

Material jetting is a relatively new 3D printing technique that uses liquid photopolymer and UV light. Learn all about this speedy technology, including how it works, its pros and cons, and its ideal application areas.

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