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3D Printing News Briefs: July 21, 2017

As usual, the 3D printing world has been busy over the last several days. For this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from business and…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 13, 2017

We’re talking about bioprinting and new filaments, trade shows and business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. CollPlant has filed a patent application for bioprinting organs and tissues, while both Graphene…

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Triton 3D Offers Stratasys-Compatible FDM/FFF 3D Printing Materials at Significantly Lower Costs

Triton 3D, a supplier of OEM-compatible 3D printing materials, has just launched an online platform through which customers can purchase lower-cost alternatives to various Stratasys 3D printing materials, such as Ultem™…

More 3D Printing Materials and Methods: Innovation at RAPID 2017 and Beyond

Today is the last day for RAPID + TCT, and it’s been an exciting, packed week that we’ll continue to share news from even after the show closes. Some companies…

3D Print with Stone: Formfutura Announces StoneFil Filament

Recently, we learned that 3D printer manufacturer CEL Robox and materials manufacturer Formfutura had formed a partnership, so Robox could sell FormFutura’s engineering-grade TitanX material. But while Formfutura, headquartered in…

Robox Now Offering Formfutura’s TitanX 3D Printer Filament

Whenever we hear from CEL Robox, we know it’s going to be an interesting story; the UK-based 3D printer manufacturer has been a fascinating one to follow ever since their…

The Ultimaker Pioneer Program’s Education Challenge Announces List of Winners

Few things can fire people up more than the thrill of a competition. There are some folks who just play games or participate in activities to have fun, but then…

Here’s What a Full Year of 3D Printing in the Cosplay World Looks Like

3D printing is being used every day to make positive changes all over the world, in varied fields from aerospace to medical to education. Then, there’s what I like to…

Pinshape and Made In Space Announce Space Design Contest

My husband and I own the first seven seasons of The Big Bang Theory on DVD, and earlier this week we were watching the episodes where engineer Howard Wolowitz travels…

Difference in Active and Passive Cooling When 3D Printing Plastic Objects

Both active and passive cooling methods are widely utilized for 3D printing plastic-based products. However, comparisons between the two suggest that active cooling will most likely lead to more accurate…

taulman3D Releases Black Version of Flexible and Durable PCTPE Filament 

In order to take 3D printing technology to the next forefront of innovation, it’s critically important that corresponding materials are enhanced to provide higher functionality and quality in prints. One…

Graphene 3D Lab Develops and Patents State-of-the-Art G6-ImpactTM Graphene Composite

One of the most important factors to expanding the capabilities of 3D printing technology is the advancement of materials, the development of more functional and higher-quality filaments. With intensive material research…

3Dynamic Systems Introduces Ultra-High-Strength Carbon Fibre Filament

When it comes to improving the mechanical qualities of the objects we are able to produce with 3D printing, there’s no beating around the bush; enhancing the materials we use is…

Greater Strength, Higher Performance: Ultimaker Releases Four New Professional 3D Printing Materials

Ultimaker is one of those rare, well rounded companies that’s offering just about everything their makers could possibly want from the desktop with a simple, high-quality menu of hardware, materials,…

Type A Machines Unveils EverydayPLA and PerformancePLA Filaments, Releases Cura 1.5

When it comes to the 3D printing, as most of us know, there’s a lot more that contributes to the process than just your printer hardware. It takes a complete…

3D Printing Systems Unveils the Bunker: A Smart Filament Cartridge System

As many of our readers utilizing desktop 3D printers have come to know, there’s nothing quite as frustrating as returning to your printer expecting to see a finished model, only to…

Formfutura Rolls Out EasyCork Filament: Lightweight, Impact Resistant & No Warping

While many today may be engaged in the pursuit of material things, taking the form of innumerable items from cars to houses to jewelry, if you have become impassioned about…

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3DXTech: New 3DXMAX ASA 3D Printing Filament Made for Sun & Weather Exposure

The 3D printing industry has exploded into a multi-billion dollar industry that’s projected just to keep on growing, in both the industrial and desktop levels. Innovations abound, amazing us at nearly…

Suck Out Filament Moisture with PrintDry—Store Safely, Dry & 3D Print at the Same Time!

Just as the traditional artist has their treasure trove of tools and supplies with charcoal, pastels, leftover palettes, and paints that can be very expensive and then tricky to store,…

Ira3D Enters the Medical Market With Comprehensive Lineup of 3D Printing Filament Offerings

If you’ve been wondering about what Italy has on the table for 3D printing in comparison to the rest of the world, just take a look at Ira3D—and they have…

With Reflow, Yesterday’s Trash Can be Today’s 3D Printed Treasure—and Wastepickers Get Paid!

Trash. What to do with it is part of our internal daily conversation from the minute we wake up and need to toss away a tissue or used coffee grounds…

Filaments.directory Tops 2,000 Products and Releases First Trend Report

Gauthier de Valensart launched the Filaments.directory project as part of a new wave of initiatives that seek to create a map of a 3D printing industry. This seems to be…

EUMAKERS Launches Transformable Filament Spools That Turn into 3D Printable Design Products

While the market still needs time to grow, there are companies like filament manufacturer EUMAKERS that have set their sights on widespread consumer adoption of 3D printing and are making…

Type A Machines Introduces New Matte Finish ProMatte 3D Printing Filament

California-based 3D printer manufacturer Type A Machines is releasing a new 3D printing polymer filament specifically formulated to produce lightweight, smooth and workable prints with a matte finish. ProMatte is…