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Ceramic 3D Printers
2018 Ceramic 3D Printer Guide – All About Ceramic 3D Printing

3D printed ceramics are practical and decorative. Read our guide to learn more about ceramic 3D printing or even build your own ceramic 3D printer.

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FDM vs SLA – 3D Printing Technology Shootout

FDM vs SLA: All3DP compares these competing 3D printing technologies, explains the advantages and disadvantages of these technologies and which one to use for which purpose.

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2018 3D Printing Materials Guide

Read our easy-to-understand 2018 3D printing materials guide to learn about all materials used for home and industrial 3d printing today.

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4D Printing – All You Need to Know

What is 4D printing? How does a 4D printer work? Read our essential guide to learn more about this amazing technology.

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35 Greatest 3D Printed Houses & Structures of 2017

Would you like to live in a 3D printed house? Here are the 35 greatest 3D printed houses and structures in the world.

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3D Printed Circuit Boards: First PCB 3D Printers Available Soon

For makers, 3D printed circuits are no longer a dream. The first 3D printers which can handle DIY PCB printing will become commercially available soon.

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How To Make A 3D Printed Architecture Model

3D printing architecture models offer a lot of advantages - but you do have to consider some things first. Here‘s what you need to know.

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Stainless Steel 3D Printer – How to 3D Print Stainless Steel

Looking to 3D print your parts in stainless steel? We expound the possibilities: outsourcing, buying your own stainless steel 3D printer or using metal-filled PLA like SteelFill

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Nylon 3D Printing – How To Get Nylon 3D Printed

Nylon 3D printing is both popular and well-suited to 3D printing functional parts. Its superior properties over PLA and ABS make it a great 3D printing material. Continue reading to find out more about 3D printing nylon.

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Fiber-Reinforced Nylon as Strong as Aluminium

3D Hubs is the first 3D printing service to offer fiber-reinforced nylon, which makes printed objects even stronger than aluminum!

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How to 3D Print Rubber-Like Materials

3D printing isn't just limited to hard plastics -- from phone cases to adorable octopuses, rubber-like filaments open up a whole new world of printable ideas. But how do you print with flexible filament? Here are some tips and tricks.

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Your next house could be 3D printed

3D printing is getting big, literally. We take a look at 3D printing buildings to see if that is a topic we will read and hear more about. And: Yes, we will.

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Aluminum 3D Printer – How to Get Aluminum Parts 3D Printed

If you're interested in printing in aluminum, you can either use a 3D printing service or, if you have the cash, buy an aluminum 3D printer. Read on to find out more!

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Hydrographic Printing: Affordable Full-Color Prints for Everyone

If you want full, vibrant color on 3D models, your best bet is to use hydrographic printing. Here’s what you need to know about it.

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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.