3D Printing Industry

News and Stories about the 3D printing industry

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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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Engineering Students Create First Ever Working 3D Printed Jet Engine

The X-plorer engine is the first of its kind: A working 3D printed jet engine. It consists of more than 260 3D printed parts.

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Aectual Makes 3D Printed Floors with Big Robots

Dutch company Aectual makes beautiful floors for public spaces which are sustainable, customizable, and 3D printed by giant robot arms.

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MyMiniFactory Joins Next Generation 3MF Consortium

Online 3D printing platform MyMiniFactory is now supporting next generation 3MF files, and becomes a member of the 3MF Consortium.

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Monoprice’s “MP Select Mini V2”: Great New Features and a $219 Price Tag

Have you been wondering which budget 3D printer to buy? Check out the Monoprice MP Select Mini 3D Printed V2 costing just $219.

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Brand New MakerBot Replicator+ is Faster, Bigger, Quieter

Big round of announcements from MakerBot, including a new MakerBot Replicator+, new filaments, and new apps for professionals and educators.

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3D Printed Lenses: Configuration Made Easy

Combining Luxexcel’s 3D printed transparent optics and Trinckle 3D’s 3D models customization lets you design custom-made, perfect-fit lenses in a few seconds.

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7 Important 3D Printing Inventions Made By MIT

Some of the greatest 3D printing inventions were made at MIT. Here’s how one of the most advanced universities is making 3D printing easier.

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How to invest in 3D printing stock (Part 2)

Shapeways, Sculpteo, i.Materialise, Rinkak and 3D Hubs ship professional 3D printed goods to consumers. Here’s what you must know about their pros and cons.

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Monoprice 3D Printer Range Grows to Ultimate and Plus Sizes

With a pair of affordable new machines for consumer and commercial use, the Monoprice 3D printer stakes a claim for category leader.

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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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Fraunhofer IPA Combine 3D Printing and Injection Molding Advantages

Fraunhofer IPA researchers combined additive manufacturing and injection molding to create the Additive Freeform Casting process which benefits from the advantages of both technologies.

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Open Source Files for BCN3D Sigmax 3D Printer Released

In a big win for the open source 3D printing community, BCN3D Technologies release open source files for BCN3D Sigmax desktop 3D printer.

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Ernst & Young: German Companies Lead in 3D Printing Use

According to a new study by auditing and consulting company Ernst & Young, German companies are world leaders in the use of 3D printers.

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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?