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Formlabs Introduces New Castable Wax Resin for 3D Printing Jewelry

Formlabs has built its success not only on its high-quality 3D printers, the SLA Form 2 and the SLS Fuse 1, but its wide variety of materials, to which the…

Formlabs Releases Ceramic Resin, Nervous System 3D Prints Beautiful Jewelry with It

Compared to other materials like plastic and metal, ceramics are still relatively new to 3D printing. Like any new material, they started out by being pricey and tricky to 3D…

Buggy 3D Printed Kitchen Appliance Targets Sustainable Nutrition

While I don’t think many people would agree with young Simba’s culinary assessment of jungle bugs as being “slimy yet satisfying” in The Lion King, the truth is that insects are…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 6, 2018

Valentine’s Day is next week, so we’ll start today’s 3D Printing News Briefs off with a heartwarming story, before moving on to 3D printed models, and plenty of business news….

New Study Explores Techniques for 3D Printing Lipstick Applicators

By now, you probably realize that 3D printing innovation has a very long reach. While in recent years it may have seemed relegated to creating whimsical items at home, or…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 7, 2017

We’ve got a lot of 3D printing business news heading your way in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a 3D printing event, a 3D printed work…

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Free Formlabs White Paper Discusses Benefits and Common Issues in 3D Printing and Injection Molding

While 3D printing is definitely shaking up the way many products are manufactured, it will likely never be a permanent replacement for other technologies like injection molding, which is most…

First Time 3D Printing User Creates Highly Detailed Models of SpaceX Rockets with Form 2 3D Printer

These days, it seems like nearly every part and component found on a rocket bound for space is 3D printed, from the thrust chamber assembly of an engine and rocket engine…

Winners of the 3D Hubs Student Grant Announced – Applicants Used 3D Printing in a Creative Way to Positively Influence the World

A little over a year after 3D Hubs, the largest online network of 3D printing services in the world, launched its discount Student Program, it made a further commitment to 3D…

Need an Extra Thumb? The Third Thumb Project Uses 3D Printing to Change Perceptions of Prosthetics

Many people have, at one time or another, wished for an extra set of hands to do everything they need to get done, or to carry loads of items. Royal…

Materials Scientist Explains Development Process Behind 3D Printing Resin Colors

If you’re interested in using a 3D printer as a production tool at work, and not just as a potentially frustrating but ultimately awesome hobby, you want the best, right?…

Formlabs Introduces Newly Reformulated Durable 3D Printing Resin, in the Engineering Materials Family

It seems like every other day, we’re hearing about 3D printer manufacturer Formlabs and its impressive collection of 3D printing resins, designed for applications ranging from dental to jewelry casting to manufacturing….

Formlabs Debuts Experimental Product Platform and Resins, Showcases Innovative Customer Products and Demos at CES 2017

3D printer designer and manufacturer Formlabs spends a lot of time and effort working on developing its collection of 3D printing materials: the company released Dental SG resin in early 2016, and…

Formlabs Announces the Winning Lesson Plan of Their Innovate & Educate Challenge

Bringing 3D printing to the classroom has proven time and again to be a dynamic, highly educational addition to the curriculum. It encourages students to solve problems in creative ways…

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…

Nanyang Technological University Researchers Improve Ultrasound Technology With 3D Printed Lens

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University have been responsible for a lot of major advancements happening in 3D printing, particularly this year. Their research has included plans for 3D printed public housing,…

Formlabs Releases Improved Durable Resin Formula, Plus Two New Resins for Engineering Applications

If you mention stereolithography (SLA) 3D printing, the one company that immediately comes to mind is Formlabs. They are, after all, the company that brought SLA printing to the desktop in…

Formlabs Announces New Gesswein Partnership and Updates Their Castable Resin Formula

Massachusetts-based 3D printer manufacturer Formlabs has been one of the handful of 3D printing companies to turn their Kickstarter win into a highly successful business model. Originally their first 3D…

Formlabs Introduces Dental SG, the First Biocompatible Resin for Desktop 3D Printing

It often seems to happen overnight. An industry that has been somewhat quiet in terms of new 3D printing developments suddenly seems to explode, becoming the “next big thing” in 3D…

New Formlabs Tough Resin Offers Superior Durability & Resistance for Engineering Prototypes

The 3D printing industry just keeps becoming more and more refined–and enormously progressive–offering significant and positive impacts to nearly every sector from engineering to medical, as well as art, design, and…

YouTuber Performs Materials Strength Test on Multiple 3D Printed Samples

Thomas Sanladerer offers a variety of videos on YouTube regarding 3D Printing and parts. His  build guides. tutorials, tips and basics center around the open-source RepRap family of 3D printers….