Which 3D printer should you own?

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

For consumer and professional users, this is a common question. 3D Hubs recently created a guide on the best low-cost, desktop, more consumer style printers. Some of these…

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3D printing is helping researchers in development of energy-absorbing material

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Because 3D printing forms objects differently than traditional machining or injection molding, it enables researchers to think outside the box when developing new materials. Interesting research on energy…

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MakerBot improves print speed on its 3D printers

Thursday, November 5, 2015

MakerBot claims its Desktop 3.8 prints designs 30% faster and with stronger structural support. 3D printing speed is affected by several factors, including how you arrange a build…

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Accolades for Concept Laser CEO

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

In the 3D printing industry, one or more individuals in additive manufacturing firms contributes significantly to the industry that others  offer recognition. As this industry continues to gain…

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Students using MakerBot 3D printers to make robot control boards.

When will 3D printing meet expectations?

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

When will 3D printing really take off and be an integral part of manufacturing? Impatient pundits demand instant results. Even stock investors are deliberately short selling 3D printing…

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A new source for flexible 3D printing materials

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Last year, Fenner Drives introduced a novel 3D printing material that has considerable elasticity. It is useful for printing seals, gaskets, custom plugs and flexible hinges. Apparently Fenner…

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Scan-to-CAD-to-3D Print

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Collaboration seems to be the trend lately in the additive manufacturing industry. Many companies are developing relationships that ultimately streamline the 3D printing process for users. The latest…

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TREDAVIAM by Nick Ervinck, 3D printed on a Stratasys Objet®500 Connex3™ prepared using Stratasys and Adobe Software. Photo: Stratasys

Push the boundaries of color 3D printing

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Adobe unveiled 3D printing capabilities in its Photoshop CC in January 2014. Through a simplified 3D print process, Photoshop CC let users produce print-ready 3D models using familiar…

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Combination 3D printer and workbench for engineers

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Add a 3D printer to an engineer’s workbench, and what do you have? You have the latest product introduction from 3D Platform (3DP). “The Workbench Series is more…

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A look at large build metal 3D printing

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

3dprinting vendors that work with metal materials and offer machines geared for manufacturing use are showing some impressive capabilities.   For example, Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips…

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