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BigRep Hits South by Southwest 2017 With Their Big 3D Printers and Some Big Design Ideas

Every year musicians, filmmakers and tech companies flock to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest (SXSW), a loosely affiliated group of festivals and conferences that consist of ten days of…

Carbon Fiber Strength and Rubberlike Flexibility: Stratasys Introduces Two New 3D Printing Materials

Stratasys may be one of the oldest, largest, and most-respected manufacturers of 3D printers in the industry, but their materials are a very, very close second to their machines in…

Voodoo Manufacturing Announces the Launch of New Print API and Partner Program

It’s only been a month since Brooklyn-based startup Voodoo Manufacturing, one of the biggest high-volume 3D printing factories in the state of New York, announced that it had received $1.4…

Stratasys Signs Four-Year Partnership with McLaren Racing as Official Supplier of 3D Printing Solutions

One of the oldest and biggest 3D printer manufacturers in the world is Stratasys, and you don’t get to be one of the best without constantly working on innovative projects…

Pinshape Releases “3D Printer Materials Guide” for Desktop 3D Printing

In the increasingly expansive 3D printing industry, new printers and materials seem to be flooding the market on a daily basis. While the creation of new and enhanced materials are…

3D Matter Tests Their Finite Element Analysis for FDM 3D Printing

In order to take the capabilities of 3D printing technology to the next level of innovation, it’s critical that we enhance the materials that are utilized with additive manufacturing. One…

Penn State Engineering Students Use 3D Printing to Build Robotic Arm

When Penn State University industrial engineering doctoral student Rakshith Badarinath was just a child, he already knew that his future would involve a career in manufacturing. With his eyes glued…

3Dynamic Systems Introduces Ultra-High-Strength Carbon Fibre Filament

When it comes to improving the mechanical qualities of the objects we are able to produce with 3D printing, there’s no beating around the bush; enhancing the materials we use is…

3D Matter Releases In-Depth Study Detailing the Properties of 3D Printing Polymers

Back in April, at the Inside 3D Printing New York Conference and Expo, we had the chance to cover the Frontier Tech Startup Showdown, an exciting competition between the newest and most…

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3DPrint.com Hosts Formlabs Webinar August 4: How to Choose the Right 3D Printing Technology—FDM vs SLA vs SLS—Register Now

Since discovering the world of the internet decades ago, I’ve long been a fan of webinars, podcasts, and the variety of educational tools to be found—often to my amazement—and generally free…

An Invaluable Resource for All: 3D Hubs Releases Definitive Guide to 3D Printing

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of 3D Hubs and all of their reports. Always well thought out and entertaining, I mainly look forward to seeing their data…

Researchers Create Customized Anti-Acne Masks with Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer

As epilepsy medication in the form of the 3D printed SPRITAM pill was approved last year and made available commercially this year, many may have expected a wild array of…

The FABtotum PRISM Brings Stereolithography to their All in One Personal Fabrication Station

Two years ago a small Italian startup hit the big time when their FABtotum Personal Fabricator took Indiegogo by storm and blew past their original $50,000 goal. By the time…

The Venerable Bristlebot Gets a 3D Printed Update – Droobot

If you’re not familiar with them, bristlebots or brushbots are extremely simple versions of walking robots, and they’ve become increasingly popular projects at school science fairs. These rigid-bodied robots feature…

First Look at the Crystal 3D Printer from Zeus Eye

There are so many new 3D printer startups these days that it’s almost cute when new printers are released using the same old marketing buzzwords. Almost. For a while it…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 25, 2015

This week’s stories move from Europe and South Korea, to the developing world, to North American academics and makers. This news includes: a Dutch company’s new weekly 3D printed lampshade;…

Adobe Files Patent for ‘Smooth 3D Printing’ Process

If you have ever wrapped your textbooks in contact paper, or attempted to place a screen cover on your smartphone, you’re probably painfully familiar with the frustrating bubbles that are…

Thermal Video Shows Heat Map of 3D Printing in Action

When I am approached by people who are not familiar with 3D printers, the first thing they usually ask is, “How do these printers work?” I usually take a moment…