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Large 3D Printers – World’s 35 Biggest & Most Expensive

What's the most expensive 3D printer? Usually, that’s the biggest one. Here are the biggest large scale 3D printers in the world right now.

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3D MicroPrint: Laser Sintering Technology to 3D Print Tiny Metal Parts

3D MicroPrint is a new micro laser sintering technology for small, precise metal parts, ideal for automotive, medical and jewelery applications.

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GE Additive is Building the Largest Metal 3D Printer in the World

GE Additive has revealed it's building the world's largest metal 3D printer. The as yet unnamed machine is planned for release next year.

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Ferrari Have New 3D Printed Piston Design for F1 2017

Seeking a competitive advantage, Ferrari are using 3D printing to develop their 2017 Formula 1 engine with an innovative new piston design.

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LLNL Researchers Develop Process to Print Stronger Steel

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has developed a metal 3D printing process that yields stronger steel than current methods.

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3Doodler Pro Can Print in Wood, Metal and Nylon

When it comes to 3D pens, why should schoolkids have all the fun? New 3Doodler Pro is for grown-ups demanding a wider variety of materials.

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GE Invests $1.4 Billion in Metal 3D Printing Jet Engines

Industrial titan GE has bought two European companies for $1.4 billion, both specializing in 3D printing metal parts for jet engines and cars.

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GE Buys Concept Laser After Metal 3D Printing Deal Collapse

In a fresh twist in this week's metal 3D printing saga, GE scoops up Concept Laser after takeover deal for SLM collapses.

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Metal 3D Printing is About to Get Faster Thanks to Dissolving Supports

Arizona State University assistant professor has developed a method of dissolving supports to make end-to-end metal printing faster.

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Could Vader Systems Transform Metal 3D Printing?

Vader Systems is a start-up run by a family. Together they'e invented a liquid metal 3d printer which could transform additive manufacturing.

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3D Printed Titanium Hips that Last Longer with Less Pain

Porous 3D printed titanium hips can mimic the quality of real bones, and potentially extend the life of a hip replacement.

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Revolutionizing Facial Reconstructive Surgery with 3D Printing

3D printing brings major improvements to facial reconstructive surgery, helping to better recreate a patient's face after serious trauma.

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Desktop Metal Receives $115 Million in Latest Funding Round

Desktop Metal received $115 million in funding and by September this year, the first 3D printer will be available.

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Boeing Innovates With Cost-Cutting Printed Titanium Parts

Aviation giant enlists Norsk Titanium to make structural parts for 787 Dreamliner aircraft, potentially saving millions in production costs.

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Could Direct Metal Writing Offer More Reliable 3D Printed Parts?

Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are developing "direct metal writing" to improve the process of 3D printing metals.