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Made In Space 3D Printer Filament Is Now Available for Pre-Order Down on Earth

The developers of the revolutionary Zero-Gravity 3D printer currently orbiting the planet on the International Space Station are now selling their space-ready products to us Earthlings. Made In Space started working…

Make Your Own 3D Printer Filament by Building Your Own Filament Extruder

Costs have certainly dropped over the years, but 3D printing could never be accused of being an inexpensive hobby. While the average price of a 3D printer is around one…

Clinton Freeman Offers Advice and Info on 3D Printing Filament and Moisture Damage

Clinton Freeman of RepRage has some excellent advice for storing 3D printer PLA filament to avoid moisture problems. Freeman is a Senior Software Engineer at NICTA in Brisbane Area, Australia, and he…

Aerialtronics Uses 3D Printing to Streamline Operations for Their Data Collection Drones

If you see a drone fly over your house, you want to shoot it down. Admit it. You do. But you won’t and you’d better get used to the idea…

3D Printed Word Clock Tells Time Quite Differently

One thing that certainly differentiates human beings from other members of the animal kingdom is our near obsessive attention to artificial divisions of time. Marking the passage of time in…

ObjectForm Announces Fila-Cycle, 100% Recycled 3D Printing Filaments

Additive manufacturing is, by its nature, more environmentally friendly than subtractive manufacturing methods; by using only the materials necessary for a particular production run, waste generation drops drastically. Now, though,…

Researches Study the 3D Printing of Surgical Instruments for use in Long Space Missions

Looking toward a future when space missions might occur at great distances over even longer periods of time, means being prepared for any number of emergencies or eventualities that could…

Andreas Bastian Creates Incredible Bendable 3D Printed Mesostructured Material

When it comes to designing and printing on 3D printers, the most common types of materials used are PLA and ABS plastics. These materials are sturdy, yet have a very…