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Buying the Death Star: Ultimaker Merges with MakerBot. Takes Stratasys Investment

When I used to work at Ultimaker, Makerbot was the enemy. They were closed, corporate, didn’t care about customers and didn’t care about values and open hardware. We did everything…

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Next Generation Flashforge Adventurer 4 3D Printer Hits North American Market

Nearly two and a half years after the initial release of the popular Adventurer 3, Flashforge has come out with a refresh that offers several upgrades to improves the printing…

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How to Produce High-Quality 3D Printers

Artillery, a global best consumer 3d printer brand. Since the launch of the first 3D printer in 2019, it has become famous with its excellent 3d printer designs and strong…

MakerBot Adds 3D Printing Filaments from LEHVOSS to METHOD 3D Printers

I’m a huge LEHVOSS fan. The materials company is big enough to bring polymer resources and expertise to bear, yet nimble enough to deliver new products to a rapidly changing…

Thought3D’s Inline Filament Dryer Could Save Your 3D Printing Filament

Many filaments are hygroscopic, absorbing moisture from the air. In a few days, your PLA filament will absorb enough air to become brittle. Nylon (polyamide) filaments will fill with air…

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Prusa Debuts Automated 3D Printing Farm: Implications & Analysis

Prusa Research announced that it is launching an automated print farm at Expo 2020 Dubai. Prusa Research is Josef Prusa’s firm, which has developed the most prevalent 3D printer line…

PITTA Builds on Desktop Multicolor 3D Printing with Eight-Color Module

Fused deposition modeling (FDM) is getting a new eight-color makeover. The PITTA 8-color 3D printing module for Ender3 V2 Stock Model and the Ender3 Pro 8bit/32bit Stock Model makes it…

AM Investment Strategies Profile: Formlabs

Formlabs CEO Max Lobovsky will be taking part in the SmarTech – Stifel AM Investment Strategies 2021 summit on September 9, 2021. Formlabs began when MIT students Lobovsky and David…

New TAZ Sidekick Desktop 3D Printer Released by LulzBot

LulzBot has announced the newest addition to its TAZ line of desktop 3D printers, the TAZ SideKick. The machine is available in two sizes and is designed to be highly…

Kitty Olive’s New 3D Printed Limb Features Unique Design

Many people have an affinity for disabled animals, but caring for them can be a challenge. Such creatures can require more care and cost, especially those missing limbs. Even though…

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Tiertime Announces Large Format UP600 3D Printer

Tiertime has officially launched a large format addition to its UP line. At 500 x 400 x 600 mm (19.7 x 15.7 x 23.6 inches), the UP600’s build volume is…

3DPOD Episode 69: Makerbot CEO Nadav Goshen

Nadav Goshen is the CEO of MakerBot. He talks to us about how the firm has developed from a scrappy startup to a part of Stratasys, including Makerbot’s identity and…

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Stratasys Lowers Barrier to Entry of Multi-Material 3D Printing with J35 Pro

Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) has been extensively building out its PolyJet line, delivering a series of new 3D printers for just about every vertical you can imagine. Now, the firm has…

Designer 3D Prints Assistive Tech for Blind Dog

Today, 3D printing is a multibillion dollar industry, used in factories, research labs, and even in the depths of space. At the same time, amateur creatives are still using their…

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3D Printing for Preppers: Investment Casting with PolyCast Filament

While disaster has not yet befallen my humble family, there is no shortage of emergencies globally and the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated just how useful even desktop 3D printing can…

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Exclusive Interview with Chengxi Wang, CEO of Professional 3D Printer Developer Satori

Just two months ago, London-based startup Satori, which wants to empower creativity for its clients through the use of 3D printing, launched its first professional 3D printer, the compact ST1600….

Cyberpunk Prusa 3D Printer Celebrates Release of Cyberpunk 2077

Love it or loathe it, one of the most talked about games to come out this holiday season is Cyberpunk 2077, a much anticipated open-world game that takes place in…

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3D Printing for Preppers: An Overview of Disaster 3D Printing

While disaster has not yet befallen my humble family, there is no shortage of emergencies globally and the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated just how useful even desktop 3D printing can…

Mondragon Group Bets on 3D Printing, Invests in BCN3D with Spanish Government

Spanish manufacturer of desktop 3D printers BCN3D announced a new funding round totaling €2.8 million. The round was led by Spain’s national innovation agency, CDTI, and the Mondragon Group, one…

Functional Scaled F1 Gearbox Designed and 3D Printed by Amateur Engineer

Ever wondered if it’s possible to 3D print a complete, scaled, working replica of a Formula 1 gearbox? Well, an amateur 3D printing enthusiast has done just that, and released…

Spaghetti Detective: Open Source AI Software Detects Prints Gone Wrong

Desktop 3D printer users are quite familiar with the mishaps of some print job going wrong and extruders spilling material all over their machine while they’re out at the store…

3D Printer review: 100 hours with the Creality CR-10 V2

Creality CR 10 V2 Along with competitors Anet and XYZPrinting, Creality form a trio of manufacturers that dominate the low-cost 3D printing segment. Only a few years ago 3D printers…

Thesis Student Creates Business Case for Desktop 3D Printing E-Cigarette Cases

Thesis student Calvin Smith, at Minnesota State University, brings up a topic most 3D printing enthusiasts and users should be interested in as he explores the limits—and endless possibilities— of…

Airbus Chooses Ultimaker 3D Printers for Desktop Use in European Facilities

As a pioneer in the aerospace industry, the Airbus has used 3D Printing in creating parts for flight controllers, cabin parts, helicopter parts, along with combining robotics in other collaborations—of which…