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Lowering Production Costs For 3D Printed Medical and Dental Models Through Desktop 3D Printers

Lowering Production Costs For 3D Printed Medical and Dental Models Through Desktop 3D Printers

3D printed patient-specific organ models are used in many areas of medicine for various reasons, including surgical pre-planning, medical training, and providing a better explanation to the patient of what’s going on inside their body. 3D printed models of hard tissues like teeth and bones have been increasing in use in the oral and maxillofacial […]

3D printed patient-specific organ models are used in many areas of medicine for various reasons, including surgical pre-planning, medical training, and providing a better explanation to the patient of what’s going on inside their body. 3D printed models of hard...
New Partnerships Accelerate Create it REAL’s Journey in High Speed and Secured 3D Printing

New Partnerships Accelerate Create it REAL’s Journey in High Speed and Secured 3D Printing

R&D company Create it REAL, founded in Denmark in 2009, creates 3D printers for other companies on demand using its innovative development platform, which is compatible with FFF and SLA 3D printers. The company specializes in 3D printing, and integrated both an augmented reality feature and the MyMiniFactory 3D library into its REALvision slicing software, which offers […]

R&D company Create it REAL, founded in Denmark in 2009, creates 3D printers for other companies on demand using its innovative development platform, which is compatible with FFF and SLA 3D printers. The company specializes in 3D printing, and integrated both an...
Formula Student Team Turns to 3D Printing to Rapidly Produce End-Use Race Car Parts

Formula Student Team Turns to 3D Printing to Rapidly Produce End-Use Race Car Parts

There’s been an increase in recent years of student racing teams turning to 3D printing to help augment their cars before they hit the track. The annual Formula Student competition, held by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in the UK, promotes engineering and pits university student teams from around the world against each other to […]

There’s been an increase in recent years of student racing teams turning to 3D printing to help augment their cars before they hit the track. The annual Formula Student competition, held by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in the UK, promotes engineering...
M3D and MakerGear Showcase New 3D Printers at RAPID + TCT 2018

M3D and MakerGear Showcase New 3D Printers at RAPID + TCT 2018

We’ve been hearing all kinds of announcements about new products and systems that will be launched at this week’s RAPID + TCT conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Now, on the first day of the longest-running additive manufacturing conference in North America, we have even more announcements to share, starting with the new full-color 3D printer by M3D. […]

We’ve been hearing all kinds of announcements about new products and systems that will be launched at this week’s RAPID + TCT conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Now, on the first day of the longest-running additive manufacturing conference in North America,...
3D Printing News Briefs: February 23, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: February 23, 2018

We’ve got plenty of business and 3D printer news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a research project involving additive manufacturing technology and a 3D printed presidential bobblehead. Nano Dimension has named its latest US reseller a day after closing its public ADS offering, and SD3D has completed its acquisition of […]

We’ve got plenty of business and 3D printer news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a research project involving additive manufacturing technology and a 3D printed presidential bobblehead. Nano Dimension has named its latest US...
Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa and Autodesk Netfabb to Design and 3D Print Children’s Protective Face Mask

Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa and Autodesk Netfabb to Design and 3D Print Children’s Protective Face Mask

We see a lot of 3D printed masks here on 3DPrint.com, and while plenty are designed for fun events like Halloween parties and cosplay, many 3D printed masks serve very specific purposes in the medical field. One example we’ve seen is a 3D printed air-filtering face mask, an unfortunately necessary accessory in cities where the […]

We see a lot of 3D printed masks here on 3DPrint.com, and while plenty are designed for fun events like Halloween parties and cosplay, many 3D printed masks serve very specific purposes in the medical field. One example we’ve seen is a 3D printed air-filtering...
MIT’s FastFFF Desktop 3D Printing System is Up to 10x Faster Than Commercial 3D Printers

MIT’s FastFFF Desktop 3D Printing System is Up to 10x Faster Than Commercial 3D Printers

Unsurprisingly, some of the most innovative 3D printing research has come from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), whether the university is working on faster 3D design, developing improved protective gear, making childhood trips to the doctor less painful by combining multiple vaccines into one shot, or even improving 3D printing itself. One name we hear often […]

Unsurprisingly, some of the most innovative 3D printing research has come from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), whether the university is working on faster 3D design, developing improved protective gear, making childhood trips to the doctor less...
MakeX Introduces Its First FDM 3D Printer, the MIGO

MakeX Introduces Its First FDM 3D Printer, the MIGO

When a company launches a new product on Kickstarter, it’s a good sign if that company has already run successful campaigns before, especially if they’re for similar products. Chinese company MakeX has already had two successful 3D printer campaigns, its first for the M-One DLP printer and the second for the M-Jewelry, also a DLP machine. […]

When a company launches a new product on Kickstarter, it’s a good sign if that company has already run successful campaigns before, especially if they’re for similar products. Chinese company MakeX has already had two successful 3D printer campaigns, its...
Winbo Introduces User-Friendly Desktop FDM-Value 3D Printer

Winbo Introduces User-Friendly Desktop FDM-Value 3D Printer

China-based 3D printer manufacturer Winbo Smart Tech Co., Ltd. has had a banner year – showing off its 3D printing capabilities to massive global trade platform and Winbo reseller Alibaba in a facilities tour, seeing its user-friendly Super Helper put to good use in classrooms all over the world, and recently introducing its large format Dragon(L)4 3D printer […]

China-based 3D printer manufacturer Winbo Smart Tech Co., Ltd. has had a banner year – showing off its 3D printing capabilities to massive global trade platform and Winbo reseller Alibaba in a facilities tour, seeing its user-friendly Super Helper put to good...
PLUTO and Poly Desktop 3D Printers Coming Soon to Kickstarter

PLUTO and Poly Desktop 3D Printers Coming Soon to Kickstarter

In our efforts to keep you apprised of the latest crowdfunding campaigns for 3D printers, 3D printed objects, 3D software, and various other 3D printing products, today we’re giving you a heads-up on two upcoming Kickstarter 3D printer campaigns. The first is from the team at 3Devised, a company of makers that developed what it […]

In our efforts to keep you apprised of the latest crowdfunding campaigns for 3D printers, 3D printed objects, 3D software, and various other 3D printing products, today we’re giving you a heads-up on two upcoming Kickstarter 3D printer campaigns. The first is...
Winbo Releases Reliable Desktop FDM-Value Plus 3D Printer

Winbo Releases Reliable Desktop FDM-Value Plus 3D Printer

Versatile 3D printer manufacturer Winbo Smart Tech Co., Ltd., based in China, offers a wide range of 3D printers – everything from small desktop printers like the Super Helper to the large format Dragon(L)4, to huge six- and nine-unit 3D printers. Its printers have been used to make a working engine and full-sized furniture, and are very popular […]

Versatile 3D printer manufacturer Winbo Smart Tech Co., Ltd., based in China, offers a wide range of 3D printers – everything from small desktop printers like the Super Helper to the large format Dragon(L)4, to huge six- and nine-unit 3D printers. Its printers...
Designer Uses Sustainable 3D Printing in Recent Exhibition Blurring the Lines Between Fashion and Art

Designer Uses Sustainable 3D Printing in Recent Exhibition Blurring the Lines Between Fashion and Art

My wedding dress was so beautiful, I was almost afraid to touch it, much less wear it. Have you ever seen a piece of clothing, or jewelry, and thought that it was so striking it was an actual work of art? Thanks to innovative 3D printing technology, it’s not uncommon these days to see unique […]

My wedding dress was so beautiful, I was almost afraid to touch it, much less wear it. Have you ever seen a piece of clothing, or jewelry, and thought that it was so striking it was an actual work of art? Thanks to innovative 3D printing technology, it’s not...
Affordable, User-Friendly Cubibot 3D Printer Launches on Kickstarter, Reaches Goal in Two Minutes

Affordable, User-Friendly Cubibot 3D Printer Launches on Kickstarter, Reaches Goal in Two Minutes

The Cubibot Kickstarter campaign is finally here! At last year’s Inside 3D Printing San Diego expo, we first had a chance to see the high-quality desktop Cubibot 3D printer. The affordable Cubibot launched on Kickstarter this morning. It reached its initial crowdfunding goal of $50,000 just two minutes after going live and kept going, raising more than […]

The Cubibot Kickstarter campaign is finally here! At last year’s Inside 3D Printing San Diego expo, we first had a chance to see the high-quality desktop Cubibot 3D printer. The affordable Cubibot launched on Kickstarter this morning. It reached its initial...
Local Motors Relies on MakerBot 3D Printers and Software to Make Parts for Autonomous Olli Vehicle

Local Motors Relies on MakerBot 3D Printers and Software to Make Parts for Autonomous Olli Vehicle

Last summer, 3D printing-friendly tech and automotive company Local Motors teamed up with IBM’s Watson IoT’s AutoLAB to release the self-driving Olli shuttle, which was created with 3D printing technology and can operate as one car or in a network of smart vehicles; it’s already been used to transport commuters in Washington, D.C. and Berlin. […]

Last summer, 3D printing-friendly tech and automotive company Local Motors teamed up with IBM’s Watson IoT’s AutoLAB to release the self-driving Olli shuttle, which was created with 3D printing technology and can operate as one car or in a network of smart...
Polish Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa 3D Printer to Make Exoskeleton Arms for Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Polish Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa 3D Printer to Make Exoskeleton Arms for Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

I’ve heard it said that a kid’s main job is just to be a kid – go play, and enjoy the time before adult problems start crowding in. However, I imagine it’s pretty tough to just be a kid when you have a genetic neuromuscular disease like Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), which means that you […]

I’ve heard it said that a kid’s main job is just to be a kid – go play, and enjoy the time before adult problems start crowding in. However, I imagine it’s pretty tough to just be a kid when you have a genetic neuromuscular disease like Spinal...
ClayXYZ 3D Printer and Clay Extrusion Device Introduce User-Friendly Ceramic 3D Printing

ClayXYZ 3D Printer and Clay Extrusion Device Introduce User-Friendly Ceramic 3D Printing

There have been many clay 3D printers over the years, from the EXtrace and the LUTUM to the 3D PotterBot and the WASP delta style clay 3D printer. But I bet they don’t all come with their own 3D model library, like the user-friendly, desktop ClayXYZ 3D Clay Printer that just launched on Kickstarter. The ClayXYZ printer, named […]

There have been many clay 3D printers over the years, from the EXtrace and the LUTUM to the 3D PotterBot and the WASP delta style clay 3D printer. But I bet they don’t all come with their own 3D model library, like the user-friendly, desktop ClayXYZ 3D Clay...
MagicFirm Europe Releases Industrial ZYYX Pro Desktop 3D Printer and Three New Printing Materials

MagicFirm Europe Releases Industrial ZYYX Pro Desktop 3D Printer and Three New Printing Materials

Swedish 3D printer manufacturer Magicfirm Europe AB first released its ZYYX printer back in 2014, complete with an innovative fan system that eliminates fumes from melting printer filament. The company has been building on its success ever since, releasing the ZYYX+ in early 2016 and announcing distribution partnerships with Magnacad and Hawk 3D Proto. This week, the […]

Swedish 3D printer manufacturer Magicfirm Europe AB first released its ZYYX printer back in 2014, complete with an innovative fan system that eliminates fumes from melting printer filament. The company has been building on its success ever since, releasing the ZYYX+...
How Sony & PlayStation are Utilizing 3D Printing to Accurately Portray In-Game Characters

How Sony & PlayStation are Utilizing 3D Printing to Accurately Portray In-Game Characters

The development of in-game characters and props is significantly more difficult than how it is often perceived. Although virtual models can be created with ideas or concepts sketched on a piece of paper as 2D references, for high quality and standard games such as Uncharted, which sold 8.7 million copies worldwide in 2016, the development […]

The development of in-game characters and props is significantly more difficult than how it is often perceived. Although virtual models can be created with ideas or concepts sketched on a piece of paper as 2D references, for high quality and standard games such as...
MakerGear Unveils Newest Workhorse Desktop 3D Printers

MakerGear Unveils Newest Workhorse Desktop 3D Printers

If you’re at all familiar with desktop 3D printing, you’ll recognize a few names immediately; among these is MakerGear, which introduced the M2 3D printer back in 2012. The M2 quickly garnered a reputation as a workhorse among 3D printers, gathering a dedicated following and accolades among best-of lists. The fifth-generation M2 represented more than 50 […]

If you’re at all familiar with desktop 3D printing, you’ll recognize a few names immediately; among these is MakerGear, which introduced the M2 3D printer back in 2012. The M2 quickly garnered a reputation as a workhorse among 3D printers, gathering a...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 21, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: April 21, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about funding, ISO certification and research, and three 3D printers. Steel service center company Klöckner & Co. invests in technology startup BigRep, while Onkos Surgical closes its round of Series B funding. Proto Labs receives important certification for its facility in Japan, and […]

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about funding, ISO certification and research, and three 3D printers. Steel service center company Klöckner & Co. invests in technology startup BigRep, while Onkos Surgical closes...
Could Portability Bring New Power to 3D Printing?

Could Portability Bring New Power to 3D Printing?

I’m back from CES 2017, and my head is full of ideas. I’ll do a more formal wrap, but I thought I’d start with a few observations, and potentially, an “out there” opportunity. First a few insights about CES. 3D printing got smaller this year. Not only the the number of exhibitors, but also the […]

I’m back from CES 2017, and my head is full of ideas. I’ll do a more formal wrap, but I thought I’d start with a few observations, and potentially, an “out there” opportunity. First a few insights about CES. 3D printing got smaller this year. Not only the the number...
SprintRay Introduces CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree MoonRay S DLP Desktop 3D Printer

SprintRay Introduces CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree MoonRay S DLP Desktop 3D Printer

California 3D printing startup SprintRay entered the 3D printing arena in late 2014 with its StarRay SLA 3D printer and launched a successful Kickstarter campaign less than a year later for its more compact MoonRay UV DLP 3D printer. The company is at CES 2017, and introduced its upgraded DLP 3D printer at the show yesterday. The […]

California 3D printing startup SprintRay entered the 3D printing arena in late 2014 with its StarRay SLA 3D printer and launched a successful Kickstarter campaign less than a year later for its more compact MoonRay UV DLP 3D printer. The company is at CES 2017, and...
Nano Dimension Delivers DragonFly 2020 3D Electronics Printer to Final Beta Customer for 2016

Nano Dimension Delivers DragonFly 2020 3D Electronics Printer to Final Beta Customer for 2016

Leading 3D printing electronics company Nano Dimension Ltd. told its investors earlier this year that they planned to deliver six DragonFly 2020 3D printers in 2016 to beta customers. Today, less than four months after delivering a DragonFly 2020 to its first beta customer, and a little over a year since the desktop 3D electronics printer […]

Leading 3D printing electronics company Nano Dimension Ltd. told its investors earlier this year that they planned to deliver six DragonFly 2020 3D printers in 2016 to beta customers. Today, less than four months after delivering a DragonFly 2020 to its first beta...
ZMorph Announces Distribution Deal with Brulé, to Introduce ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer in Japan

ZMorph Announces Distribution Deal with Brulé, to Introduce ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer in Japan

ZMorph, one of the top names in multitool 3D printer manufacturing, is never out of the news for too long. They unveiled their upgraded ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D printer this April, and started shipping it in May. Some of the creative designs people have produced using its multiple functions, like this 3D printed revolving bookcase, are […]

ZMorph, one of the top names in multitool 3D printer manufacturing, is never out of the news for too long. They unveiled their upgraded ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D printer this April, and started shipping it in May. Some of the creative designs people have produced...
Glowforge Pre-Release 3D Printers to Begin Shipping in December, Manufactured by Flex

Glowforge Pre-Release 3D Printers to Begin Shipping in December, Manufactured by Flex

While their technology may not be on desktops quite yet, Glowforge is already famed for their subtractive laser 3D printer, which we’ve been following since they entered the marketplace in 2015 announcing pre-orders and then earlier this year as they had great success in their $22 million Series B investment round. Now, the Seattle-based manufacturer […]

While their technology may not be on desktops quite yet, Glowforge is already famed for their subtractive laser 3D printer, which we’ve been following since they entered the marketplace in 2015 announcing pre-orders and then earlier this year as they had great success...
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