3d printing

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4 Most Important 3D Printer File Formats Explained

What are the most common 3D printer file formats? Which format should you use? What features should you look at? We have the answers.

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Simply Explained
What is 3D Printing? – Simply Explained

What is 3D printing? What’s it good for? How does it work? We simply explain this exciting technology in depth.

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20 Thrifty Tips to Help Reduce the Cost of 3D Printing

Here are 20 great ways to reduce the cost of 3D printing. Avoid unnecessary costs and become a frugally-minded maker with the following tips.

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Neosanding 2.0 3D Printing Technique Smooths Planes Quicker

The creator of the Ironing feature currently in the Cura 2.7 Beta details a new method that offers similar results in less print time.

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Rapid Prototyping: Quick Starter Guide to 3D Printing Prototyping

Want to do rapid prototyping with 3D printing? Here is all you need to know to get started with 3D printing prototyping.

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OBJ File Format – Simply Explained for CAD and 3D Printing

OBJ file format and 3D printing go hand in hand. Find out all you need to know about OBJ file format for CAD and 3D printing in this guide.

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CreateLitho Review: The New Way to Print Photos

Engineers from the University of Sheffield’s AMRC develop hybrid 3D printing process that integrates electronics, optics, structural elements. Although 3D printing is a magnificent technology, its capabilities are sometimes restrained by the inability to integrate other components into the build process. But now, the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is aiming to fix this […]

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Parametric OpenSCAD File Lets You 3D Print Keys

A recent post on engineering project site Hackaday details how to 3D print Kwikset keys. There's a free OpenSCAD file so you can too.

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10 Unbelievable 3D Printing World Records

3D printing, being relatively young , is already responsible for some impressive world records. Here are 10 of the best 3D printing world records. 

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10 Common 3D Printing Myths Dispelled

Guns, printed organs, disrupted logistics: There are way too many myths surrounding 3D printing. Here’s what‘s true - and what’s not.

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Dutch High-Tech Design: Joris Laarman Lab Exhibition in NYC

Dutch studio Joris Laarman Lab, designer of the MX3D steel bridge, is subject of an exhibition at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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SHINING3D Takes on the Global Market With New Scanners

All3DP was in attendance for the opening of Shining 3D's EMEA office. CEO Li Tao shares insight about 3D scanning and 3D printing products.

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3D Printing With Cheap Bio-Polymer Cellulose One Step Closer

Researchers from MIT may have just paved the way for using cellulose - the world's most abundantly available natural polymer - in 3D printing.

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New AstroPrint Mobile App Gives On-the-Go Print Monitoring & Analytics

AstroPrint has just released its new AstroPrint Mobile app for iOS and Android. With it, mobile users get 3D print oversight and management.

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UK Engineers Unveil “Game-Changing” Hybrid Printing Process

Engineers from the University of Sheffield's AMRC develop hybrid 3D printing process that integrates electronics, optics, structural elements.