3D Printing Industry

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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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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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Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) – 3D Printing Simply Explained

The new industrial-strength power in additive manufacturing is here: HP's Multi Jet Fusion. Take a look at how it works and why it's a game-changer for 3D printing.

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Experimental Ceramic Resin for the Form 2 Now Available

A new experimental Ceramic Resin is a now available for the Form 2 from Formlabs, making ceramic 3D printing the most affordable and accessible it has ever been for engineers and designers.

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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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CEL RoboxPRO 3D Printer: Review the Facts Here!

Shining the light for 3D printer manufacturing in the United Kingdom, CEL announces a super-sized RoboxPRO 3D printer with dual extrusion, Olsson Ruby nozzles, and a wealth of features. Review the facts here.

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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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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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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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Eventuri: 3D Printing Intake Systems for Performance Cars

With rapid prototyping, aftermarket parts for performance cars are booming. Rachel Park on Eventuri and the Audi RS5 3D printed intake system.

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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.

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How to invest in 3D printing stock (Part 4)

Software giants and leading 3D printer manufacturers are some of the most interesting companies in 3D printing. If you want to invest in 3D printing, you should also know these companies.

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3D Hubs Under Attack by Angry Mob on Reddit

Online 3D printing service 3D Hubs is at the center of a controversy on Reddit, accused of diverting customers away from local printing hubs.

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How B2B Has Quietly Established Itself as 3D Printing’s Core Audience

Consumer stories get all the headlines, but B2B is driving 3D printing - that's the opinion of Whitecloud's CEO and Founder Jerry Ropelato.

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks 3D Printing Spare Parts on Demand

World's largest truck manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has a massive inventory of spare parts, and soon many of them will be 3D printed on demand.