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3D Printing for the Fourth of July

Today is the Fourth of July, or Independence Day, here in the U.S. This means most people in the United States will get the chance to enjoy a three-day weekend,…

MyMiniFactory Releases Customizer Beta Tool for Personalizing 3D Printable Models

3D model sharing community platform MyMiniFactory, headquartered in London, is working to create the top decentralized community for guaranteed 3D printable content. To that end, the platform has just announced the…

Researchers Use 3D Printing and Basic Electronic Components to Make Neuroscience More Accessible

While I was worse in math, science was also not one of my strong suits in school. So anything that makes it easier for students to better understand these complex…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 10, 2017

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Sketchfab has reached an important milestone, and Johnson & Johnson is opening a new technology innovation center in Texas. LPW has formed…

Researchers Develop 3D Printed Soft Robotic Mechanism, Inspired by Origami Tower, For Use on the Assembly Line

3D printed robots come in all shapes and sizes – we’ve seen cute robots, robots that can crawl, or walk on 3D printed legs, robots that resemble eels, and humans, and…

Mammoth Makes 3D Printing Smoother: Mixed Dimensions Introduces Next-Generation 3D File Repair Technology

In 2014, San Francisco-based startup Mixed Dimensions introduced its MakePrintable service, which quickly and easily fixes common 3D printing problems. The service’s free analysis tool checks users’ files for printability,…

Ten 3D Printable Things: Very Hairy 3D Models

Welcome to Ten 3D Printable Things. Every week I’ll be showcasing ten fantastic and FREE 3D printable projects, designs and models from all over the web.  This week I’ll be…

3D Printing Business News for Your Weekend: Whispering Gibbon Launches Rebranded Technology, Sigma Labs Publishes Patent

It’s officially the weekend, and we know you’re ready to kick back and relax. So, we’ve taken the liberty of putting some of the latest 3D printing business news for…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 14, 2017

It’s Friday, so we’ll start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with something interesting to roll us into the weekend, then move right on to 3D printing business news and…

3Dkolla Has High Standards for 3D Printable Models, Put Together with an AR App

3Dkolla, a Greek endeavor with a love for advanced technology, has just launched its first Indiegogo campaign for its high-quality, 3D printable Kolla 3D models. The company offers a small…

Thanks to Local 3D Printing, Traveler’s Photography Drone Back in the Air While Abroad

The Indian government’s flagship Start-Up India initiative, which was launched last January, aims to build a strong ecosystem to nurture and empower innovation and startups across India. The 3DEXPERIENCE platform…

VECTARY Announces Its Noun Project Plugin: Thousands of Icons to Turn Into 3D Printable Models

Free online 3D modeling tool and community platform VECTARY, which was founded in 2014, launched its first public beta in December of 2016, about a year after its services were first introduced….

Gambody’s New Website Feature: Download Free Samples of STL Files to Test a Model’s Printability Before Purchase

We always enjoy writing about popular 3D printing marketplace Gambody, which specializes in buying and selling models from popular video and computer games, as well as the occasional Star Wars…

MakePrintable Graduates from Beta; Full Version of 3D File Repair Service is Now Available

At the end of 2014, San Francisco startup Mixed Dimensions introduced a new service that immediately got 3D printing enthusiasts excited. MakePrintable offered easy, automated file fixing that would take your flawed…

MemeMesh Lets You Create and Convert Your Memes into 3D Printable STL Files

We do love our Internet memes. From Grumpy Cat to Judgmental Kermit the Frog to the vast number of political memes, this social phenomenon has spawned a vast number of…

Weekly Roundup: Ten More 3D Printable Nerdy Model Kits

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, a 3D printer is a nerd’s best friend. You know that dream toy that you want more than you want oxygen…

NASA Catalog of 3D Printable Models Continues to Grow, Now Includes Easy to Assemble Model Kits

While NASA is primarily known as the United States civilian government agency that launches spacecraft, explores space and conducts research aboard the International Space Station, they actually wear quite a…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable World of Warcraft Things

Without a doubt there isn’t a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) that even comes close to the size of World of Warcraft. At its peak, more than 12 million…

Thingiverse to Release New, Enhanced and Expanded Developer Tools

While there are several 3D printable model marketplaces vying for the top spot, at the end of the day no one has ever really come close to matching the ubiquity…

3D Model Marketplace Pinshape Launches New Feed Feature

Pinshape is one of the newer 3D model marketplaces and online communities that have popped up in the last few years, but they have been working hard set themselves apart…

Japanese Company Allows You to Generate 3D Printable Models from Animated Videos

There are plenty of ways to obtain 3D printable models. You can use a 3D scanner to capture exactly what you want, you can download them from websites like 3DShare,…

Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models This Week — Nude Polly, Egg Lampshade, Wine Bottle Hooks & More

3DSha.re is a repository for anything under the sun when it comes to 3D printable models. And for this reason, it is nonetheless controversial because you are privy to the…

Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models for March 22-28, 2015 — Kim Kardashian Exposed, Nunchucks, & More!

Over the course of the last few weeks, 3DSha.re has seen tremendous growth, as new designers make their way to the platform providing both free and paid content to the…

CGTrader’s Top 3D Printable Models of the Month: Includes Several Paris-Inspired Designs

CGTrader allows 3D printing designers to share models to modify, download, or print with a service such as 3D Hubs, and for the past few months they have provided us with…