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Taking the Gigabot 3D Printer Off the Grid With Solar Panels

Taking the Gigabot 3D Printer Off the Grid With Solar Panels

There is a great deal of consensus around the idea that 3D printing is a technology with enormous potential for helping out in a wide variety of contexts. Efforts are continually being made to create structures and systems that allow more and more people access to the technology. The machines have become smaller, been made […]

There is a great deal of consensus around the idea that 3D printing is a technology with enormous potential for helping out in a wide variety of contexts. Efforts are continually being made to create structures and systems that allow more and more people access to the...
3D Proto Introduces flexFORM 3D Printer, Equipped with Auto-Grip Technology

3D Proto Introduces flexFORM 3D Printer, Equipped with Auto-Grip Technology

As we approach the holiday season, there will likely be a mad rush of manufacturers bringing their 3D printers to market, hoping to capitalize on the influx of rabid buyers looking to purchase 3D printers as a gift for a loved one (or themselves). As we have mentioned so many times in the past, Poland seems to […]

As we approach the holiday season, there will likely be a mad rush of manufacturers bringing their 3D printers to market, hoping to capitalize on the influx of rabid buyers looking to purchase 3D printers as a gift for a loved one (or themselves). As we have mentioned...
SprintRay Unveils StarRay SLA 3D Printer, Announces Their Forthcoming MoonRay 3D Printer

SprintRay Unveils StarRay SLA 3D Printer, Announces Their Forthcoming MoonRay 3D Printer

Currently there are two main technologies driving the market for consumer-based desktop 3D printing. The first is Fused Filament Fabrications (FFF) and the second is Stereolithography (SLA). FFF technology is used in printers, sold by companies such as MakerBot, which extrude a melted thermoplastic one layer at a time. SLA technology has only begun to […]

Currently there are two main technologies driving the market for consumer-based desktop 3D printing. The first is Fused Filament Fabrications (FFF) and the second is Stereolithography (SLA). FFF technology is used in printers, sold by companies such as MakerBot, which...
New Details Emerge on the $3,999 Sintratec SLS 3D Printer

New Details Emerge on the $3,999 Sintratec SLS 3D Printer

Back in August, we reported on Sintratec, a Swiss start-up working on the world’s most affordable consumer selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer. It certainly seemed an exciting prospect when Sintratec told us they were aiming for an affordable at-home SLS printing system, priced around $5,000.  Today they’ve announced further progress, and the news is […]

Back in August, we reported on Sintratec, a Swiss start-up working on the world’s most affordable consumer selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer. It certainly seemed an exciting prospect when Sintratec told us they were aiming for an affordable at-home SLS...
REALiz3D at the Forefront of the 3D Printing Revolution in India

REALiz3D at the Forefront of the 3D Printing Revolution in India

We can expect to hear a lot more from India in the near future. While the country is just making its appearance on the 3D printing world stage,  with a population of over 1.2 billion people we can be assured that once it’s well entrenched in the market, it will change the landscape of 3D printing in […]

We can expect to hear a lot more from India in the near future. While the country is just making its appearance on the 3D printing world stage,  with a population of over 1.2 billion people we can be assured that once it’s well entrenched in the market, it will change...
3D Printing Furniture: Bits & Pieces

3D Printing Furniture: Bits & Pieces

There is something so rewarding about eating a tomato from your own garden or wearing a scarf that you crocheted. But what if your skills lie elsewhere? Well, it can be equally satisfying to print your own furniture. There is nothing new about using 3D printing technology to design and produce furniture. However, the folks […]

There is something so rewarding about eating a tomato from your own garden or wearing a scarf that you crocheted. But what if your skills lie elsewhere? Well, it can be equally satisfying to print your own furniture. There is nothing new about using 3D printing...
Solidoodle 3D Printer Company Turns 3, Outlines Their Future Goals

Solidoodle 3D Printer Company Turns 3, Outlines Their Future Goals

Consumer 3D printer company Solidoodle is celebrating its third year in business by making big plans for the future. This doesn’t mean they’ve been taking it easy for the past year, however. In 2013, the company launched in the Solidoodle 4th Generation 3D printer, the file-sharing website solidoodle.com, and a program to support 3D printing […]

Consumer 3D printer company Solidoodle is celebrating its third year in business by making big plans for the future. This doesn’t mean they’ve been taking it easy for the past year, however. In 2013, the company launched in the Solidoodle 4th Generation 3D printer,...

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