3D Printing Industry

News and Stories about the 3D printing industry

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Formlabs Fuse 1 3D Printer: Review the Facts Here!

Soon the Formlabs Fuse 1 3D printer will be available. But what are the specs? How much will it cost? When will it be released? Review the facts on the Formlabs Fuse 1 3D Printer here.

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GM and Autodesk Using Additive Manufacturing for Lighter Vehicles

GM is using Autodesk's generative design technology and additive manufacturing to fabricate lighter automotive parts; this seat bracket is 40% lighter and 20% stronger than its predecessor.

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Raise3D N2 3D Printer: Review the Facts Here!

Keen to learn more about the Raise3D N2 3D printer? Review the facts here, with a full breakdown of features and technical specifications.

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MIT and Boeing Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing Education

New online course from MIT and Boeing to teach professionals how to invent and implement innovative new applications for additive manufacturing.

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Radical Tool Changing 3D Printer with Motion System from E3D

Debuting at the 2018 Midwest RepRap Festival this weekend is a tool changing 3D printer from British company E3D. This is a multi-material FFF machine that's quick, nimble, and very very clever.

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This is the New 3D Printing Handbook from 3D Hubs

The 3D Printing Handbook is a beautifully designed new reference work from 3D Hubs. We weren't invited to supply a puff quote, unfortunately.

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Next Generation Multitool ZMorph VX: Review the Facts Here!

The magical multitool machine gets upgraded with the ZMorph VX. Review the facts on this 3-in-1 3D printer, CNC mill, and laser-engraver.

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Gigabot X can 3D Print with Recycled Plastic Pellets

Now live on Kickstarter is the Gigabot X, a large-scale, direct pellet extrusion 3D printer for fabricating with recycled plastic.

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40 Most Influential Women in 3D Printing

The 3D printing industry is a male-dominated industry, but it's gradually changing. These are the 40 most influential women in 3D printing.

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Futuristic Metal 3D Printed Motorcycle Frame Teased by BMW

Carmaker BMW showed a 3D printed motorcycle frame at their Digital Day 2018 in Munich, an S1000RR superbike with a frame and swing arm fabricated using metal powder laser melting.

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Zortrax Now Open to Third-Party Filaments for 3D Printing

With the latest update to their Z-SUITE software, desktop 3D printer manufacturer Zortrax is rolling out support for third-party filaments

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The Truth about Wanghong: Interview with TEVO CEO Tan Qianmin

Read our exclusive interview with TEVO CEO Tan Qianmin about recent controversies concerning his company and the 3D printing community.

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3D Printed Hydroponics to Grow Vegetables (or Marijuana)

Living in a big city, with concrete on all sides? Cultivate a bit of green on your windowsill with our guide to 3D printed hydroponics.

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Ultimaker and Prusa Vie for Dominance in 3D Hubs Trend Report

Ultimaker! HP! Prusa Research! New York City! More fascinating insights into the 3D printing industry, courtesy of the latest 3D Hubs Trend Report.

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Blow Molding Technology Guide

What is blow molding? Read this guide to understand all about the technology, how it differs from injection molding and the companies that offer blow molding services.