Randall Desmond

Chinese Create Huge 40×40 Foot Graphene / Fiberglass 3D Printer – Planning on Constructing Homes

“Bigger is better,” as the old adage goes. When it comes to a juicy steak, or a diamond ring, these words always hold true. When it comes to 3D printing, however, there…

Solidoodle Begins Offering Refurbished 3D Printers Starting at $299

When it comes to PCs and laptops, there is a huge market for refurbished hardware. After all, if the manufacturer can completely overhaul it and bring it back to its original…

THRE3D Launches 3D Printing Contest – RepYourCity Street Art Challenge

We all love 3D printing contests, right? They provide us a chance to show off our creativity and design skills, and hopefully walk away with a prize as well as…

Patient in Argentina Receives 3D Printed Titanium Skull Implant

3D printing is really beginning to make a huge mark in the medical field. Whether it is bioprinting of living tissue, 3D printing of models for surgeons and doctors to…

Michele Badia Creates Unique 3D Printed Shoes – Free to Download or Only $49 Already Printed

If you asked me a year ago, if we would be wearing 3D printed shoes anytime soon, I probably would have given you a good belly-laugh. I would have told…

Esun Releases Industry First, 3D Printer Cleaning Filament

When it comes to a 3D printer’s extruder, it is inevitable, that at some point you will experience the unspeakable event of having your extruder nozzle clog or gum up….

MakerBot Desktop Version 3.1.1 Adds Wi-Fi Connectivity And Smart Extruder Data

Back in January at the Consumer Electronics Show, Makerbot unveiled three new Fifth Generation MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers. These included the MakerBot Replicator Mini, The MakerBot Replicator, and the larger MakerBot…

3D Printer Manufacturer, Builder, Announces New Color Mixing Feature

There are your traditional FDM based 3D printers that feature a single extruder, capable of printing in one color per print (unless you switch filaments mid print). Then there are…

Afinia Begins Selling Their Own Line of Premium PLA 3D Printer Filament

It seems to be becoming a common occurrence as of late; more and more 3D printer manufacturers are starting to sell their own brand of 3D printer filament. Just last…

Researches Find Way to 3D Print Blood Vessels – Could lead to transplatable tissue

The field of medical science has been advancing at an extraordinary rate over the past decade or so, thanks in part to the advancement in technology. One of these ‘up-and-coming’…

RadioShack to Begin Carrying PrintrBot Simple 3D Printers in Stores

One question that comes up a lot, when talking about when 3D printing will come to the masses, is if and when we will be able to walk into a…

The 3D Printing Lix Pen’s Huge Kickstarter Success is Causing the Company Some Problems

3D printing pens have become all the rage as of late on crowdfunding website Kickstarter. First it was the 3Doodler raising well over $2 million. Now it is the LIX…

Cloudio2go 3D Printer Pen Seeks Funding on Indiegogo

The number of applications available for 3D printers continues to expand, from both a business and hobbyist perspective. One subcategory of the 3D printing craze, which has begun to get traction,…

HGSpot Unveils First Croatian 3D Printer, Forcebook Ultra 3D

Yesterday, Croatian electronics retailer HGSpot announced the country’s very first 3D printer, the Forcebook Ultra 3D. HGSpot, headquartered in the capital city of Croatia, Zagreb, has been an important part of…

ZEUS, The World’s First ALL-IN-ONE 3D Printer, 3D Copier, 3D Fax Machine Now Available for $2,499

3D printing has made tremendous strides over the past few years. This year alone, we have seen the prices of 3D printers drop significantly. 3D scanning is still in its…

Scientists 3D Print Shark Skin: May lead to technologically advanced boat propellers & more

When it comes to innovation, some of the most technologically advanced objects still belong to nature. Over the centuries, many inventions have come about, by observing nature in its finest…

KAST 3D Printer Claims to be 12 Times Faster Than Other Printers – Launches on Kickstarter Soon

At the HAXLR8R conference in San Francisco on Monday, 10 hardware companies debuted products which they believe will make a difference. One of those companies was KAST, who showed off their…

3D Bioprinting Master’s Degree Offered For the First Time Ever

The 3D bioprinting space, also known as biofabrication has been really heating up. It seems that every week we hear another story in which the technology is able to either…

University Official Arrested For Possession of 3D Printed Gun – Claims ‘A gun makes power equal’

It’s just a matter of time before it becomes commonplace to hear of people being arrested for the possession of 3D printed guns. They exist, and the designs to produce…

Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, 3D Scans Artifacts And Posts Them on The Internet For Full Viewing

As an adult that is extremely interested in Egyptian history, I am constantly trying to find museums that house some of the artifacts from Ancient Egypt. Everything about Egypt interests…

Proto Labs Acquires 3D Printing Company FineLine Prototyping Inc.

As the 3D printing market heats up, we are sure to see several key mergers and acquisitions within the space. Consolidation is a natural occurance within any growing industry, and…

Stalactite 3D SLA Printer Launches on Indiegogo

Over the past year or so, we have seen an amazingly large number of 3D printers pop up on crowdfunding websites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Several of these have…

Legacy Filament Extruder – Open Source Kickstarter Project Turns Trash into 3D Printer Filament

One of the biggest concerns about the expanding consumer based 3D printing market, seems to be with the large amounts of plastic filament being purchased, used, and then likely thrown…

Local Motors Announces 3D Printed Car Design Challenge

Local Motors is one of those futuristic companies that comes along every so often, in order to redefine an entire method of manufacturing. The company has garnered a ton of…