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Interview with Ralph van den Borst of colorFabb

A long long time ago Ralph and I were part of the super fun super crazy, hard-working rollercoaster that was Philips spinout Shapeways. Ralph was great to work with, a…

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Filaments.ca Releases True Food Safe Filament

Filaments.ca is a Canadian supplier of 3D printing materials. Started by polymer specialists who saw an opportunity to make high-quality filaments available in Canada, the company now serves an international…

RAPID 2017: Titan Robotics Introduces New Pellet Extrusion System, Showcases Cronus Multi-Gantry 3D Printer

While metal 3D printing was all the rage at RAPID + TCT this week, there were some FDM printers on the exhibit floor that showed that plastic extrusion is still…

Fusion3 Embraces Open 3D Printing Material Philosophy, Adds 3 New Material Categories to Certification List

Time and again, we hear about 3D printer manufacturer Fusion3 and the vast range of materials their printers support. Back in 2015, when their commercial-grade F306 3D printer was still…

OmniDynamics Seeks Funding for Strooder Desktop Filament Maker

One of the most amazing things about 3D printing is that it is a disruptive technology. It is an alternative to mass manufacturing, allowing designers, inventors and makers the opportunity…

3D Printlife ENVIRO Eco-Friendly ABS and PLA-PHA Strike a Chord with Major Resellers

There is a duality in desktop 3D printing: if you want to have an eco-friendly material you need to use PLA, which is fragile and brittle. If you want to…

NinjaTek Announces the Release of Two New Filaments at CES 2016

In September, Fenner Drives announced the creation of NinjaTek, a separate division dedicated to 3D printing materials. The large manufacturing corporation had been a successful provider of parts and materials…

DIY Project Converts LulzBot Mini 3D Printer from 3mm to 1.75mm Filament

The Hackaday website has no shortage of really practical and useful 3D printing tips and projects, and Brian Benchoff’s recent article on converting a 3D printer from 3mm to 1.75mm filament…

Reduce and Reuse: ExtrusionBot’s ‘Cruncher’ Recycles and Pelletizes 3D Printing Filament Waste

ExtrusionBot is in the business of supplying 3D printing enthusiasts with materials. Breaking into the 3D printing industry with their specialized ExtrusionBot filament extruder that can be used with any desktop 3D…

Fenner Drives, Makers of NinjaFlex, Release New SemiFlex 3D Printing Filament in the US and Europe

Fenner Drives has announced the release of their new SemiFlex 3D printing filament across the US and Europe, and they say the product will expand 3D capabilities with a unique set…

Indian Waste Pickers Produce 3D Filament with ProtoPrint

The job commonly known as ‘rag picking’ or ‘waste picking’ has been around for as long as humans have been discarding things. The waste pickers perform an important function by…

Polymakr Seeks Funding On Kickstarter for Innovative New Material Filaments

We have seen literally dozens of 3D printers launch because of Kickstarter, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform, but the filament industry has become somewhat stagnant. Today, Polymakr has launched a…