MakerBot Replicator Z18 Begins Shipping Today

MakerBot Replicator Z18 Begins Shipping Today

Back in January, at the Consumer Electronics Show, Makerbot wowed the crowds as they unveiled a series of three different 5th Generation 3D printers, the Replicator, the Replicator Mini, and the largest of the three, the Replicator Z18. All three printers featured high end, easy to use technologies, not seen in the typical consumer oriented […]

Back in January, at the Consumer Electronics Show, Makerbot wowed the crowds as they unveiled a series of three different 5th Generation 3D printers, the Replicator, the Replicator Mini, and the largest of the three, the Replicator Z18. All three printers featured...
15-year-old Plans to Launch 3D Printing Filament Recycling Program & Store via Kickstarter

15-year-old Plans to Launch 3D Printing Filament Recycling Program & Store via Kickstarter

One question arises quite often when talking to people who utilize FDM 3D printers on a daily basis. What do you do with your 3D printed scraps and junk? When an object doesn’t print correctly or when an object just simply is not wanted or needed any longer, where do they eventually end up? Most […]

One question arises quite often when talking to people who utilize FDM 3D printers on a daily basis. What do you do with your 3D printed scraps and junk? When an object doesn’t print correctly or when an object just simply is not wanted or needed any longer,...
Shapeways Greatly Reduces Their Lead Times for 3D Printed Metal Items

Shapeways Greatly Reduces Their Lead Times for 3D Printed Metal Items

  Shapeways is the industry leader when it comes to purchasing 3D printed goods. They are known for their vast marketplace of items that you probably never knew even existed. That’s because they are created by designers with all different levels of experience, and most of these items can only be found exclusively on Shapeways. […]

  Shapeways is the industry leader when it comes to purchasing 3D printed goods. They are known for their vast marketplace of items that you probably never knew even existed. That’s because they are created by designers with all different levels of...
3D Printing Firm Mcor Technologies, Receives a €6.6 Million Investment from WHEB Partners for Unique Printing Process

3D Printing Firm Mcor Technologies, Receives a €6.6 Million Investment from WHEB Partners for Unique Printing Process

Dunleer, Ireland based Mcor Technologies is known for their very innovative 3D printers which use a type of technology not commonly seen within the industry. Instead of using plastics, resins, or other environmental unfriendly materials in the printing process, they use paper. That’s right, your ordinary office paper – even used paper. Their printers print ink onto […]

Dunleer, Ireland based Mcor Technologies is known for their very innovative 3D printers which use a type of technology not commonly seen within the industry. Instead of using plastics, resins, or other environmental unfriendly materials in the printing process, they...
Airwolf 3D Hires Mark Mathews as President: Former Toshiba America Business Solutions CEO

Airwolf 3D Hires Mark Mathews as President: Former Toshiba America Business Solutions CEO

As competition heats up and dozens of new 3D printer manufacturing companies begin popping up, it takes strong, experienced leadership to compete. Airwolf 3D, a Southern California-based 3D printer manufacturer, understands this, and this morning announced the hiring of a new president. Mark Mathews, the former president and CEO of Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc, […]

As competition heats up and dozens of new 3D printer manufacturing companies begin popping up, it takes strong, experienced leadership to compete. Airwolf 3D, a Southern California-based 3D printer manufacturer, understands this, and this morning announced the hiring...
Man Creates a 3D Printer for Under $75 - And you can too!

Man Creates a 3D Printer for Under $75 - And you can too!

It was just last week that we saw the cheapest assembled 3D printer become available to consumers around the world. That was when New Matter’s MOD-t 3D printer launched their Crowdfunding Campaign. Priced at $149 for the first 500 backers, $199 for the next 500, and $249 for the rest, it proved that 3D printers […]

It was just last week that we saw the cheapest assembled 3D printer become available to consumers around the world. That was when New Matter’s MOD-t 3D printer launched their Crowdfunding Campaign. Priced at $149 for the first 500 backers, $199 for the next 500,...
da Vinci 3D Printer Manufacturer, XYZPrinting, Set to Announce New Line of Affordable & Revolutionary 3D Printers

da Vinci 3D Printer Manufacturer, XYZPrinting, Set to Announce New Line of Affordable & Revolutionary 3D Printers

XYZPrinting, the company behind the popular and affordable line of da Vinci 3D printers, has an announcement to make next month. At the COMPUTEX 2014 conference, in Taiwan, which takes place on June 3-7, XYZPrinting will announce a new line of 3D printers. Currently XYZPrinting is best known for their da Vinci fused filament fabrication […]

XYZPrinting, the company behind the popular and affordable line of da Vinci 3D printers, has an announcement to make next month. At the COMPUTEX 2014 conference, in Taiwan, which takes place on June 3-7, XYZPrinting will announce a new line of 3D printers. Currently...
Sculptify's 3D Printer, Including FLEX Pellet Printing Technology, Launches on Kickstarter Soon

Sculptify's 3D Printer, Including FLEX Pellet Printing Technology, Launches on Kickstarter Soon

Kickstarter has been a great way for 3D printer manufacturers to get off the ground. We have seen so many 3D printers launch crowdfunding campaigns in the past few months, that we can’t even count how many have been successfully funded. We will surely continue to see more 3D printer companies, utilizing crowdfunding in the […]

Kickstarter has been a great way for 3D printer manufacturers to get off the ground. We have seen so many 3D printers launch crowdfunding campaigns in the past few months, that we can’t even count how many have been successfully funded. We will surely continue...
MakerBot Teams With Sesame Street to Bring Licensed Content to Their Digital Store

MakerBot Teams With Sesame Street to Bring Licensed Content to Their Digital Store

The MakerBot Digtal Store has just been getting better and better as of late. Just last week they introduced a full, to-scale replica of a  Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, which is 3D printable on any MakerBot printer. Today, MakerBot announces that they have entered a partnership agreement with Sesame Street, to bring even more high quality […]

The MakerBot Digtal Store has just been getting better and better as of late. Just last week they introduced a full, to-scale replica of a  Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, which is 3D printable on any MakerBot printer. Today, MakerBot announces that they have entered a...
First 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping Jobs Portal Launches, 3D-Printing-Jobs.com

First 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping Jobs Portal Launches, 3D-Printing-Jobs.com

There are those of us who love technology. We enjoy the excitement of learning about new ways our lives will be made fuller with the help of clever new ideas.  Then there are those of us who believe technology will be man’s ultimate demise. The latter of the two groups often believes that 3D printing will […]

There are those of us who love technology. We enjoy the excitement of learning about new ways our lives will be made fuller with the help of clever new ideas.  Then there are those of us who believe technology will be man’s ultimate demise. The latter of the two...
Researchers 3D Print Artificial Liver-like Device to Detoxify The Blood

Researchers 3D Print Artificial Liver-like Device to Detoxify The Blood

We have been hearing a lot about 3D printed liver tissue, created from actual human cells. A company called Organovo has already produced sheets of biological liver tissue which can be used as a means for toxicity testing of drugs. They believe that within several years they will have a fully functioning, 3D printed human liver […]

We have been hearing a lot about 3D printed liver tissue, created from actual human cells. A company called Organovo has already produced sheets of biological liver tissue which can be used as a means for toxicity testing of drugs. They believe that within several...
LulzBot TAZ 4 3D Printer is Here

LulzBot TAZ 4 3D Printer is Here

Although Aleph Objects is a relatively small company within the 3D printing space, they have been known for their high quality, fast, FDM based LulzBot 3D printers. All three of their previous models, the LulzBot TAZ 1, 2, and 3 have all received some pretty impressive reviews. Today the much anticipated, fully open source, LulzBot […]

Although Aleph Objects is a relatively small company within the 3D printing space, they have been known for their high quality, fast, FDM based LulzBot 3D printers. All three of their previous models, the LulzBot TAZ 1, 2, and 3 have all received some pretty...
PrintToPeer, Cloud 3D Printing Service Launches on IndieGogo & Announces Partnership with 3D Hubs

PrintToPeer, Cloud 3D Printing Service Launches on IndieGogo & Announces Partnership with 3D Hubs

Just this morning we covered a new product called AstroPrint, which aims to allow people to wirelessly 3D print objects from their tablets, smartphones, PCs, and laptops. They run on a modified version of a Raspberry Pi, and allow for cloud slicing, gcode creation and organization of 3D designs. Only a few hours later, PrintToPeer […]

Just this morning we covered a new product called AstroPrint, which aims to allow people to wirelessly 3D print objects from their tablets, smartphones, PCs, and laptops. They run on a modified version of a Raspberry Pi, and allow for cloud slicing, gcode creation and...
'Forecast 3D' Purchases 3D Printing Assets from 'GROWit'

'Forecast 3D' Purchases 3D Printing Assets from 'GROWit'

We have been seeing several acquisitions and mergers between both small and large companies in the additive manufacturing sector, as of late. As any market begins to mature, consolidation takes place, usually creating stronger, more versatile companies. Today, Forecast 3D, a company which has been providing 3D printing, and rapid prototyping services for over 20 […]

We have been seeing several acquisitions and mergers between both small and large companies in the additive manufacturing sector, as of late. As any market begins to mature, consolidation takes place, usually creating stronger, more versatile companies. Today,...
Researchers 3D Print Smartphone Compatible Microscope Lenses for 1 Penny

Researchers 3D Print Smartphone Compatible Microscope Lenses for 1 Penny

Every day researchers are finding new ways to utilize the wonders of 3D printing to bring about substantial change within various medical fields. The majority of 3D printing applications in the medical field have been related to prosthetic devices, 3d printed organ models, and even the 3D printing of actual human tissue.  This latest discovery, […]

Every day researchers are finding new ways to utilize the wonders of 3D printing to bring about substantial change within various medical fields. The majority of 3D printing applications in the medical field have been related to prosthetic devices, 3d printed organ...
3D Printing Marketplace Shapeways Now Offers 14 Carat Gold Merchandise

3D Printing Marketplace Shapeways Now Offers 14 Carat Gold Merchandise

Shapeways has quickly become the go to marketplace for 3D printed merchandise. They allow designers to upload designs, and have them printed using professional grade 3D printers and printing techniques. Designers may then sell their products directly from Shapeways, and shoppers can browse the entire site for just that one item that they have been looking […]

Shapeways has quickly become the go to marketplace for 3D printed merchandise. They allow designers to upload designs, and have them printed using professional grade 3D printers and printing techniques. Designers may then sell their products directly from Shapeways,...
NASA Charts Course Towards Manned Mission to Mars With the Help of 3D Printing

NASA Charts Course Towards Manned Mission to Mars With the Help of 3D Printing

It’s been almost 45 years since America was captivated by Neil Armstrong’s first ever step on the Moon. In those 45 years we have made progress within the field of space travel, but not as much progress as many have hoped. Having said this, the last few years have been looking up for both NASA, […]

It’s been almost 45 years since America was captivated by Neil Armstrong’s first ever step on the Moon. In those 45 years we have made progress within the field of space travel, but not as much progress as many have hoped. Having said this, the last few...
The Most Astonishing 'Must Have' 3D Printable Easter Memorabilia & Decor Available This Year

The Most Astonishing 'Must Have' 3D Printable Easter Memorabilia & Decor Available This Year

With Easter only a couple of days away, we have seen an enormous amount of 3D printable designs that relate to the holiday, become available online. There is no need to go into your attic to get your old Easter decorations and Easter eggs out this year, only to have them sit around your home […]

With Easter only a couple of days away, we have seen an enormous amount of 3D printable designs that relate to the holiday, become available online. There is no need to go into your attic to get your old Easter decorations and Easter eggs out this year, only to have...
3D Systems to Acquire Robtec to Expand Their Quickparts Service

3D Systems to Acquire Robtec to Expand Their Quickparts Service

The acquisitions continue to pile up for one of the world’s largest 3D printing companies, 3D Systems (DDD). Today they announced that they have agreed to acquire the largest Latin-American additive manufacturing service bureau, Robtec. Robtec, headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with additional offices in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Uruguay, and China, will bring with it decades of […]

The acquisitions continue to pile up for one of the world’s largest 3D printing companies, 3D Systems (DDD). Today they announced that they have agreed to acquire the largest Latin-American additive manufacturing service bureau, Robtec. Robtec, headquartered in...
Gadget Hacking & Accessories Contest Launches; Win a 3D Printer and More

Gadget Hacking & Accessories Contest Launches; Win a 3D Printer and More

There is nothing I love more than a competition based on creativity. A few cool prizes thrown in the mix like a 3D printer, doesn’t ever hurt either. Last night Shapeways, along with Instructables, Popular Mechanics, Ultimaker, and Sphero, announced the Gadget Hacking & Accessories Contest. The contest will run from April 7th until Jun […]

There is nothing I love more than a competition based on creativity. A few cool prizes thrown in the mix like a 3D printer, doesn’t ever hurt either. Last night Shapeways, along with Instructables, Popular Mechanics, Ultimaker, and Sphero, announced the Gadget...
Massive Japanese 3D Printing Alliance Looks for Manufacturing Success

Massive Japanese 3D Printing Alliance Looks for Manufacturing Success

America has been the clear leader in the technology sector, especially when it comes to emerging technology like 3D printing and scanning. Manufacturers in the U.S. are quickly adopting 3D printing as a way to cut costs, shorten time for production, and expand their designing options. Japan has been left behind, fearful of losing a […]

America has been the clear leader in the technology sector, especially when it comes to emerging technology like 3D printing and scanning. Manufacturers in the U.S. are quickly adopting 3D printing as a way to cut costs, shorten time for production, and expand their...
TwoBears Unveils New Bio-degradable, Renewable Filament, bioFila®

TwoBears Unveils New Bio-degradable, Renewable Filament, bioFila®

In just the last month alone we have seen the competition really heat up for the materials market of 3D printing. It often seems that all the new 3D printers emerging on the scene overshadow what is being done in the materials world, which is just as, if not more important to the industry as […]

In just the last month alone we have seen the competition really heat up for the materials market of 3D printing. It often seems that all the new 3D printers emerging on the scene overshadow what is being done in the materials world, which is just as, if not more...
Filasoy: Green, Soy Based 3D Printer Filament Created By Purdue Students

Filasoy: Green, Soy Based 3D Printer Filament Created By Purdue Students

The adoption of 3D printers is increasing at a rapid rate among industry and hobbyists. As the prices drop further, printing material will become an ever more important aspect of a purchase. With thousands of new printers being sold each month, there is an increasing demand for petroleum-based plastic filament. Right now it’s not having […]

The adoption of 3D printers is increasing at a rapid rate among industry and hobbyists. As the prices drop further, printing material will become an ever more important aspect of a purchase. With thousands of new printers being sold each month, there is an increasing...
Scientists Use 3D Printing to Create A Patch of Beating Heart Cells

Scientists Use 3D Printing to Create A Patch of Beating Heart Cells

Over the last few months we have seen several breaking 3D printing stories related to the human heart. As 3D bioprinting technologies advance we are seeing more and more applications for it within the cardiac field of medicine. Yesterday, Harvard researchers announced yet another amazing accomplishment centered around the 3D printing of human tissue at […]

Over the last few months we have seen several breaking 3D printing stories related to the human heart. As 3D bioprinting technologies advance we are seeing more and more applications for it within the cardiac field of medicine. Yesterday, Harvard researchers announced...

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