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Dream 3D Printing Mergers & Acquisitions: What if Henkel Acquired…

Inspired in part by the SPAC mergers of VELO3D with Jaws, Markforged with one, and Rocket Lab with Vector Acquisition Corporation, as well as the acquisition of EnvisionTEC by Desktop Metal, and…

E3D Releases Milling System for Hybrid 3D Printing

Although the benefits of 3D printing are vast, and can outweigh those of conventional manufacturing technology, industrial users tasked with creating strong yet lightweight parts that are functional and high-performing…

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The Desktop 3D Printing Aftermarket: E3D or Bust

From the heady days of RepRap to today’s $200 printers, hundreds of firms have tried to develop and sell 3D printers. Hundreds more have resold 3D printers or made filament….

RAPID 2019: Opening Day and Opening Ceremony

The first day of the RAPID + TCT conference was bristling with activity. The first day mostly consists of lectures and workshops. At some other conferences, this is a secondary…

E3D Introduces New Line of High Temperature 3D Printer Components

E3D has been working with Victrex to develop a new PAEK 3D printing material, a specialized high temperature filament. Such a special filament requires several advanced components to print with, and…

2018 TCT Hall of Fame Inductees and 3D Printing Award Winners Announced

This year’s TCT Show, held in Birmingham as usual, ended earlier this week, and yielded many announcements about new 3D printing materials, software, and of course, 3D printers and their associated…

Aleph Objects Introduces New Aerostruder v2 Micro For Highly Detailed, Tiny 3D Printed Parts

This spring, at RAPID 2018 in Texas, Aleph Objects introduced the LulzBot Mini 2, with a belt-driven Z-axis and several accessories, including the LulzBot modular bed system and a next…

Victrex Introduces New PAEK 3D Printing Materials

UK company Victrex has been a material supplier for more than three decades, specializing in high performance, high-temperature materials, in particular, PEEK part of the PAEK family of materials. Now the…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 15, 2018

We’re covering news from the medical and automotive worlds in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, along with a few other stories to get you into the weekend. In Taiwan, ITRI…

3D Printing Gets Cheeky for April Fool’s 2018

Ah, spring. The holiday season is behind us, the world is in bloom, and we’re all thinking of the delights of the warmer months. Mother Nature isn’t the only one…

Open Source 3D Printing in the Spotlight at MRRF 2018: Community, 3D Printers, Championships

To say that open source is a major part of 3D printing would be an understatement in the extreme; indeed, to many, the open source RepRap Project is the most…

E3D Develops Tool-Changing 3D Printer Prototype and Motion System for Multimaterial 3D Printing

When you hear about multitool 3D printers, it’s likely that ZMorph is the first company to come to your mind. But you might want to reset that dial, because E3D has…

Latest E3D Releases Focus on Water-Cooled 3D Printing

If there’s one thing that UK-based E3D knows, it’s the maker community’s constant need for high-quality 3D printing parts, which is why the company specializes in extruders, hotends, and combinations…

TCT Show: Themes and Overview of 3D Printing in 2017

This week in the UK, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham played host for the 22nd TCT Show, an annual affair that brings together the 3D printing industry. With perhaps…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 24, 2017

For this Friday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll take a look at copyright law, a 3D printer, new 3D printing products, a prestigious award and a group meeting, and…

E3D-Online’s New Titan Extruder: It Grips Like an Absolute Beast

Often the extruder is the silent hero of 3D printing. While manufacturers today spend an inordinate amount of time churning out glossy new machines and releases into the marketplace with…

Everyone Get your Dragon On.. for #DragonOff… I mean… Let’s All 3D Print Dragons for Free Stuff

3D printing parts and supplies retailer E3D and Rich from RichRap are throwing a 3D printing contest for October and will be giving away some free stuff for the best…

BigBox 3D Printer by E3D and LittleBox — Enormous Build Size, Modular Design & E3D Hotend

As E3D works to build a comprehensive 3D printing ecosystem, a stellar reputation has evolved along the way for this relatively young but dynamic company out of the UK, already…

The NFire One — Expandable, Adaptable, High Quality 3D Printer Priced Under $400

Last year we saw a deluge of new, innovative 3D printers hitting crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, promising to take 3D printing to the next level. Recently, however,…

Steve Wood Discovers How to 3D Print Flexible & Rigid Materials Within Single Layers of a Print – Takes Aim Toward Better Prostheses

With the advent of various new materials which have suddenly become available within the desktop FFF/FDM 3D printing space, comes experimentation to the nth degree. It was only a few…

E3D Unveils Most Affordable 3D Printer Hotend Yet, The E3D Lite6 — Priced Under $32

When it comes to 3D printers, one of the most important, as well as expensive components on any FFF or FDM machine is the hotend. After all, the hotend is…

E3D’s New Volcano Hotend Can Increase Your 3D Printer’s Speed by up to 250%

Speed: it’s the one aspect of the 3D printing process which is holding 3D printing back the most. Who wants to wait around for 10 hours for a simple fist-sized…

E3D’s New Cyclops and Chimera Extruders Now Available For Pre-order

If any of you are into building or revamping your own 3D printers, then you have likely stumbled upon the England-based company E3D. The company has prided themselves on the…

E3D Releases Initial Test Results of their Upcoming Cyclops Dual Hotend Extruder

There are so many fantastic 3D models available for printing. It’s really too bad that unless you use paint, these objects will only be printed usually in one or, if…