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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….

Interview with Stephen Heston and Austin Reid of Diabase and the Flexion Extruder

We told you a few days ago about Diabase Engineering’s new 3D printer. Intrigued by the 3D printer and the team behind it we did an interview with Stephen Heston…

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Tiertime Showcasing Three New 3D Printers at Upcoming RAPID + TCT

Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Tiertime, headquartered in Beijing, is a pioneer in the country’s additive manufacturing market, making headlines first with its UP BOX 3D printer and then its new…

ORNL and Strangpresse Continue 3D Printing Partnership with Exclusive Extruder Licensing Agreement

In 2014, Youngstown, Ohio company Strangpresse was formed to develop and commercialize lightweight, fully controllable thermoplastic extruders for 3D printing. This week, the company was granted an exclusive license for Oak…

ZMorph Arrives in the US with a Bang, Releasing Three New 3D Printing Toolheads for Their Personal Fabrication Machine

ZMorph has officially arrived in the United States. We’ve been following the Polish company for some time, as they made plans to open an office in San Francisco earlier this year. The…

Introducing the New and Improved Bondtech QR Extruder

There are many factors that go into customer satisfaction with a particular company. One is, obviously, the quality of the product. The willingness of the company to listen to customer…

CollideOScope Multi-Filament 3D Print Head Now on Kickstarter

As anyone who 3D prints knows, one of the limiting features is the ability to involve multiple filaments in a print job when its demanded. But, when this is possible,…

Orbital Composites to Make 3D Printing 100 Times Faster Using Carbon Fiber, Fiber Optics, Injection & More

Every so often there comes along a startup which somehow remains under the radar for one reason or another. This is especially true within the 3D printing space. Last month…

Steven Osborn Gives Lowdown on Lulzbot Extruder Hacking for Lulzbot Taz 4

We all know the drill when it comes to the best-laid plans. Often you might have a project in mind that’s clear cut, and all you can think about is…

Bondtech Extruder V2 is Unveiled with a ‘Performance that Outclasses All Other Extruders’

When it comes to FFF-based 3D printers, no single mechanical piece of these machines is as important to print quality and consistency as that of the printer’s extruder. Extruders are…

3D-Proto Creates Unique Dual ‘Parking’ Extruder System for 3D Printers

We have seen an increasing popularity of dual extruder FFF/FDM 3D printers as of late. These machines provide many benefits over their single extruder counterparts, including the ability to print…

3D Printed Banana Treats Attempt to Reconfigure the Smoothie

Bananas have been referred to as “the perfect food.” Not only are they rich in nutrients but, in terms of form, they exemplify the perfect self-contained packaging and delivery systems….

Maizena 3D Creates an Air Powered Extruder: 3D Prints with corn starch mixture & has lots of potential

Without innovation, this world would be a pretty boring place. A lot of people look at 3D printing as an invention which has the potential to change the way we manufacture,…

Tytan 3D Set to Launch Indiegogo Campaign for Goliat Extruder & Continue Development of Incredible New 3D Printer

Back in June, we reported on a new 3D printer that was able to print in materials that we had previously not heard of on 3D printers. The Tytan 3D Delta…

D3D Kickstart Autolift: Retractable Hot Ends for High Performance

Extruder and hot end manufacturer Dglass 3D, better known as D3D, is seeking funding for high performance, retractable hot ends that can increase print resolution, eliminate clogging issues and break…

The C.E.M Crown Extruder – A 3D Printer Extruder Based on Concepts of a Microscope

Innovation in 3D printing is an ongoing process. There are always new ideas popping up, and new revelations taking place. However, one aspect of FDM 3D printers that hasn’t really…