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3D Printing News Briefs: September 27, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, colorFabb has announced a new flexible filament, and All Axis Robotics is using MakerBot technology to make custom tooling parts. Additionally, a strategic partnership…

Researcher Presents Case Study on Partially 3D Printed Lace-Like Dress

Lace isn’t just for wedding dresses or your grandmother’s doilies anymore, especially not when 3D printing is involved. Researcher Lushan Sun recently presented her case study about a 3D printed…

3D Printing Material News: BigRep Releases Flexible Filament, Army Researchers Using Recycled Plastic as 3D Printing Feedstock

In order to 3D print high-quality parts, you need high-quality materials with which to make them. Berlin-based technology startup BigRep develops and manufactures some of the largest 3D printers in the world,…

Penn State Student Focuses Business Plan on Custom 3D Printed Shoes

The world of fashion is a fantastic place for exploring the limitations and possibilities present in 3D printing technology. From burgeoning designers such as 13-year-old Ariel Swedroe to heavy hitters…

Is Flexible 3D Printer Filament Worth the Investment?

ABS and PLA are the two filaments that come most readily to mind when thinking of commonly used 3D printing materials, but there are plenty of others even in just…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 20, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re covering 3D printers and 3D printing pens, materials, software, business, and…the nuclear future of the Philippines? Mosaic Manufacturing launches the multi-material Palette+, while Ilios…

Diabase Engineering Introduces X60, the Softest 3D Printing Material on the Market

Diabase Engineering is best known for the Flexion Extruder, which has transformed many an average, low-cost 3D printer into a multi-material, industrial-grade machine. One of the key appeals of the…

Designer Uses ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer to Develop Multifunctional Walker Prototype

We’ve written about biomedical engineer and 3D designer Eliza Wrobel before, when she used 3D printer manufacturer ZMorph‘s 2.0 SX multitool 3D printer a few months ago to create this really…

Graphene 3D Lab Offers Insights into 2017 Updates and Objectives in Shareholder Update

In a recent letter to shareholders, New York-based Graphene 3D Lab is highlighting its accomplishments in 2016, as well as a summary of the company’s primary objectives for 2017. One of the…

Here’s What a Full Year of 3D Printing in the Cosplay World Looks Like

3D printing is being used every day to make positive changes all over the world, in varied fields from aerospace to medical to education. Then, there’s what I like to…

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…

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MakeShaper Develops Unique Flexible Filament & Adaptors

Printing with flexible filament can open up countless possibilities and opportunities for creative and functional manufacturing. Harnessing these capabilities does not come without effort. However, MakeShaper, a filament manufacturer in…

Unique, Flexible 3D Printing Filaments: SD3D Reviews PCTPE, FlexSolid, NinjaFlex & Cheetah

In the area of 3D printing, where new products and materials are emerging continually, one must be very thankful for those taking the time to test items for us, saving…

Fenner Drives Creates New NinjaTek 3D Printing Division, Will Launch New NinjaFlex Materials at CES

Other than standard PLA and ABS, few 3D printing filaments have been as successful as the line of NinjaFlex flexible filaments from Fenner Drives. The Pennsylvania-based rubber and flexible material…

Kickstarter: WillowFlex Filament Project Promises a Compostable 3D Printing Future

Out in the hinterlands between Brandenburg and metropolitan Berlin, Brian Crotty and Thorsten Perl say their company, BioInspiration, is the first step into what the pair call “Organic Material Evolution,”…

Custom Flexy-Form Insoles Are 3D Printable & Utilize Thermoforming for a Perfect Fit

One of the areas in which we have begun to really see 3D printing start to infiltrate is that of custom footwear. Whether it be custom shoes, sneakers, shoe accessories, insoles,…

BotFeeder’s Filastic Filament Launches on Kickstarter: Flexible, Strong & Affordable  

Every time I go to Kickstarter I feel like a kid in a candy store, delighted by the vast array of technological treats. The latest innovative idea to catch my…

Create Flexible 3D Prints by Embedding Steel Rods for Modular 3D Models

One enormously appealing — and refreshing — element of 3D printing is that there are few rules and no limits. While technically, yes, here and there some copyrighting and legal squabbles…

Flexy-Hand 2 – Filaflex Remix: 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Looks and Moves Like the Real Thing

I couldn’t count how many different stories we have done on 3D printed prosthetic hands. Most of these stories have come our way from various e-NABLE members. e-NABLE is a group…

3D Printed Muscles Bring a Robotic Flower to Bloom

Before you get too excited, let me tell you that this is not an article about how to create yourself as a young Arnold Schwarzenegger through 3D printing… for now,…

taulman3D Introduces New Flexible PCTPE 3D Printing Filament Featuring Incredible Properties

taulman3D has quickly become one of, if not the, most innovative filament manufacturers within the 3D printing space. They are consistently bringing new materials to market which can used in…

3DMakerWorld Launches Artifex 2 3D Printer on Kickstarter

As with any new industry, you will find that at the start there are a lot of companies vying for market share, offering one or two key features to stand out from…

NinjaFlex Announces New Website Along With Flexible Silver And Gold 3D Printer Filaments

When it comes to flexible, rubbery, durable 3D printer filaments, there are two companies that lead the industry. They are Fenner Drives, with their NinjaFlex filament, along with their competitor…