3D Printing Industry

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What is the MakerBot Labs Experimental Extruder?

The new MakerBot Labs Experimental Extruder opens up the MakerBot Replicator+ 3D printer to third party filaments and experimental settings.

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Leapfrog Bolt is a Supercharged IDEX 3D Printer

The Leapfrog Bolt is unveiled at the Additive Manufacturing Show 2016, will its cutting edge features leave the competition green with envy?

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3D Printed Aerospace Jet Engine
Engineering Students Create First Ever Working 3D Printed Jet Engine

3D printing is still a field where technical innovation is happening on a daily basis. Just when you think a 3D printing technique is sufficiently explored, innovation sparks. Currently, new and improved SLA 3D printing technologies are announced almost on a weekly base, and one outperforms the other with its estimated specifications. In Part 1 of […]

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Just Wash & Go
New Form Wash and Form Cure from FormLabs

Formlabs launches new automated washing and post-curing system -- called Form Warm and Form Cure -- for end-to-end SLA 3D printing.

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Hackrod Challenges Automotive Industry by Using 3D Printing and AI

The approach to manufacturing cars may soon change drastically if one startup, Hackrod, has anything to do with it. The company wants to enable customers to design their own cars, making use of the latest technologies.

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HP Launches Jet Fusion 3D Printers at Rapid 2016

HP drops the curtain on their long-awaited Jet Fusion 3D printers at the RAPID additive manufacturing trade show in Orlando, Florida.

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Cleaner and Greener?
Harmful 3D Printing Emissions Cleared with Zimpure Air Filter

Zimpure is a special air purifier for desktop 3D printers, currently on Kickstarter. We take a look at the science behind the health claims.

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Triple Threat
Exciting New Delta, Mini V2 & Select Plus 3D Printers from Monoprice

3D printing is still a field where technical innovation is happening on a daily basis. Just when you think a 3D printing technique is sufficiently explored, innovation sparks. Currently, new and improved SLA 3D printing technologies are announced almost on a weekly base, and one outperforms the other with its estimated specifications. In Part 1 of […]

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Mining Titanium Dioxide
3D Printers Could Give Miners a New Dimension

3D printing could bring more work for miners thanks to the use of mineral sands and the need to cut the cost of producing titanium dioxide.

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TU Eindhoven Commences Construction of a 3D Printed Bridge for Bikes

The Technical University Eindhoven and BAM are using 3D printing to develop a bridge made especially for bikers - not an easy task.

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Say Hello to the E3D Ultimaker 2 Extrusion Upgrade Kit

The new E3D Ultimaker 2 Extrusion Upgrade Kit promises to bring superior 3D printing performance to the Ultimaker 2 family.

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Researchers use X-rays to Understand and Avoid Metal 3D Print Defects

Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory researchers used X-rays to learn more about 3D printing defects and understand how to print 3D metal parts without defects.

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These are not 3D prints - these are renderings of 3D prints
Get Photorealistic Renderings of 3D Printed Materials

Allegorithmic spent months researching to bring customers a reliable preview of what 3D printed objects will look like after printing.

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Cura 2.4 Update: New Slicing Features, Usability Improvements

Ultimaker has released Cura 2.4, the latest update to their open source 3D printing slicer software. Learn about the new features here.

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SLA 3D printing is in an arms race

Currently, new and improved SLA 3D printing technologies are announced almost on a weekly base, and one outperforms the other with its estimated specifications.