3D Printing Industry

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To Print, or Not To Print?
Advantages & Disadvantages of 3D Printing

What are the advantages of 3D printing? And the disadvantages? Check out our digest, in which we compare 3D printing to traditional manufacturing processes.

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LulzBot TAZ Pro 3D Printer: Review the Specs

Aleph Objects' answer to the increasingly crowded professional desktop 3D printer space, the LulzBot TAZ Pro offers sophisticated multi-material printing and a large build volume. Read on as review the specs.

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First 3D Printing Masters in Spain
Barcelona’s University Launches Master Degree in Additive Manufacturing

The CIM UPC, the technological center of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, is launching a Master in Design and Engineering for Additive Manufacturing which is the first course of its kind in Spain to focus on 3D printing. 

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Need a part? Print it!
UPS Partners With SAP to Launch Spare Parts 3D Printing Business

US package delivery company UPS is teaming up with enterprise software company SAP to branch out into a spare parts 3D printing business.

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3D Printing Aluminum Alloys for Lighter, Fuel-Efficient Aircraft

HRL Laboratories in California have made a metallurgical breakthrough; a technique to successfully 3D print high-strength aluminum alloys.

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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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Open Ecosystem?
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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Formlabs Officially Discontinues Form 1+ 3D Printer

After helping Formlabs become the front-runner in desktop SLA 3D printing, the Form 1+ has officially been laid to rest.

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Sciaky 3D Prints Metal Tank For Arctic Submarine

Submarine manufacturer saves major time and cost by 3D Printing a titanium Variable Ballast tank with EBM technology from Sciaky.

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CEL RoboxDual 3D Printer Review: Dual Extrusion Redefined

A desktop 3D printer that's affordable, user-friendly, and capable of top quality prints? Read our review of the formidable CEL RoboxDual.

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Markforge Onyx One is Carbon Fiber 3D Printer for Prosumers

The new Onyx One 3D printer from Markforged will print carbon fiber reinforced parts for a prosumer-friendly starting price of $3,500.

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Would you Buy a 3D Printer That Prints Diamonds?

Imagine being able to make your own diamonds for your loved one from the comfort of your own home, without the irritations of mining or shopping.

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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.

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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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Professional Full Color 3D Printing
Color 3D Printing: Autodesk and Samsung Enter the Arena

Currently, 3D Systems, Mcor and Stratasys offer prograde color 3D printers. Now there are new kids on the block: Autodesk and Samsung.

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Trend report April 2015
The highest rated 3D printers

3D printing trends March/April: These were the most popular 3D printers and 3D design software tools on the 3D Hubs network.

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What Wikipedia doesn’t tell you about 3D printing

When time comes, 3D printing will turn the world upside down. But we still have a long way to get there.

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The Top 10 Advantages of 3D Printing

3D printing brings many benefits, but can you spell them all out? Read on for an in-depth discussion on 3D printing advantages.

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510 mm x 280 mm x 350 mm
Photocentric Launches “Disruptive” LC Magna DLP Printer Offering Large Build Volume

3D printer manufacturer Photocentric has unveiled what it's calling a "disruptive industry-changing 3D printer", the LC Magna which boasts high accuracy and a large build volume.

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From Prototyping to Production
Bombardier Transportation Installs Stratasys 3D Printer for End-Use Parts

Stratasys, the 3D printer manufacturer, announced that Bombardier Transportation, the mobility solution provider, will use its Stratasys F900 3D Printer to create parts for trains and trams in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. 

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