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New 3D Printer Firmware Uses Raspberry Pi to Speed Up FDM Printing

GitHub user KevinOConnor has created Klipper, a 3D printer firmware that uses a Raspberry Pi to parse G-code, map out curves, and set accelerations, improving the speed of FDM 3D printing. 

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3D Printer & 3D Scanner: All You Need to Know

Looking for a device that combines a 3D printer and 3D scanner? Learn more about both processes and find out how they can work together.

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Shower with a 3D Printed Dolphin, Dinosaur or Dragon Head from Zooheads

Brooklyn-based company, Zooheads, is creating interesting 3D printed shower heads for "the wild at heart". Choose from a lion, dragon, dinosaur, shark, crocodile, or many more.

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Qidi Tech X-Maker: Review the Specs

The Qidi Tech X-Maker is an affordable FDM 3D printer with some impressive features considering the price. Review the specs to learn more.

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Virtual Meets Physical
How to Design Parts for FDM 3D Printing

Thingiverse can only take you so far when you crave complex geometries. In this guide, we open the doors to geometric freedom by presenting the fundamentals of FDM design requirements.

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Cheeky G-code Hack
3D Print Multiple Models One After the Other with 3D Printer G-code Hack

With just a custom bit of G-code, maker and engineer, Replayreb, can 3D print lightsaber pen tops for his small business remotely. The G-code hack ensures that, once a print is complete, it is pushed off the print bed and the next model starts printing.

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Trinus 3D Printer: Frequently Asked Questions

Curious about the Trinus 3D printer on Kickstarter? Of course you are! Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions.

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Drying Its Best
Drywise In-line to Heat Up Filament Drying

Thought3D, the company behind the Magigoo adhesives range, has a new filament drying system on the way. Here's the goss..

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XYZprinting Rolls Out Four New 3D Printing Products in February

Taiwanese 3D printing company XYZprinting is targeting the professional and consumer markets with four new 3D printing products in February.

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Printrbot Simple v2 Announced with Wi-Fi & Touchscreen LCD

It's a new dawn, a new day, and Brook Drumm is feelin' good. Here's the new Printrbot Simple V2, shipping in July and open for pre-orders.

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3D Printer Security: Designs Reverse Engineered by Sound

New research identifies a potentially serious breach in 3D printer security, where recorded sounds can enable reverse engineering of digital models.

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3D Printed Jewelry
3D printed jewelry? You might be wearing already

3D printing has been changing the way people think, wear and create jewelry. Here are some of the most stunning examples of 3D printed jewels

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Layers don’t have to run just one way
FDM 2.0: Reinforced Layer Adhesion with Kai Parthy

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) is fundamentally a layers game. Its simplicity, however, is also its downfall: poor inter-layer adhesion is a universal weakness. In this article, we’ll explore a solution to this limitation in FDM.

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How 3D Printers Work – Simply Explained

3D printing is neither new nor limited to parts created from extruded plastic. Let's learn more about the established technologies, including how they work and what makes them unique.

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New Algorithm Cuts 3D Printing Times by Half

Algorithm developed by engineering researchers at University of Michigan allows desktop 3D printers to boost speed without impacting quality.

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FDM plus SLA
Atom 3 Delta 3D Printer Combines SLA and FDM Technology in One Machine

Looking for a fast FDM 3D printer? And the precision of an SLA machine? The Atom 3 3D printer delivers both benefits in one machine.

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BCN3D Sigma: The Evolution of our Flagship

Take a peek behind the scenes of BCN3D Technologies, where they share the design process on their award-winning BCN3D Sigma 3D printer.

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Trinus 3D Printer: Interview with Designer Bojan Smiljanic

Live on Kickstarter, the Trinus 3D Printer is a professional-grade machine for under $500. ALL3DP interviews Head of Design Bojan Smiljanic.

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