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G-ID: Identifying 3D Printed Parts Through Slicing Parameters

There are multiple ways to identify specific 3D prints, such as QR codes and bar codes, RFID tags and watermarks, and serial numbers. But a group of researchers from MIT…

AMS 2020: Panels on 3D Printing Materials and Applications for Dental Industry

At our recent Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2020 in Boston, co-hosted by SmarTech Analysis, many different topics were discussed in keynotes and panels, such as binder jetting, medical 3D printing, and different…

NYU Abu Dhabi Team Wins Hack3D Challenge

Two students from New York University Abu Dhabi won the first prize of the Hack3D challenge at New York University Tandon’s School of Engineering. Only five teams advanced to the…

Caterpillar Is a Powerful Rhino Grasshopper Plug-in for Greater Customization in 3D Printing

Whether you are a serious 3D printing user or not, you have probably heard of Grasshopper, a popular add on of 3D modeling software Rhino. Grasshopper lets you use scripts…

Cunicode Uses Code to Generate Beautiful, Unique 3D Printed Art

It’s truly amazing what can be done artistically with 3D printing. The medium allows for plenty of design freedom, and some artists have even taken the approach of using Gcode…

Taking and Making Time with Ekaggrat Singh Kalsi’s 3D Printed Clocks

Clocks are a recurring theme in the work of India-born and Beijing-based architect and designer Ekaggrat Singh Kalsi. His previous forays into clockmaking have included The Torlo, a clock with…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 25, 2017

Happy Friday – let’s get the weekend started with some 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory launches its new Click & Print feature, while a popular 3D printing service bureau purchases…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 2, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re talking about new 3D software, equipment, and materials, a distribution partnership and a new additive manufacturing facility, and a seaworthy 3D printed prosthetic….

3D Printing News Briefs: April 4, 2017

In this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about new machines, a new material, a strategic investment, and an increase to a technology grant program. Peopoly…

Printr Sharpens Focus on the 3D Printing User Experience: Exclusive Interview

We’ve been following the Printr story since their debut in 2014 and from the first, the company’s mission has been clear: make 3D printing more accessible and enhance the user experience. While…

Emerging Objects Lets GCode Run Wild in Extruded Clay Experimental Project

California-based Emerging Objects is possibly one of the studios that has experimented most deeply with 3D printing materials and processes, with several impressive projects published worldwide. Ronald Rael and Virginia…

GCodePrintr Version 2.5 is Now Available for Android Users

There really are apps for just about anything. I’m continually amazed by the range and complexity of tasks that we can now do with just a few clicks of our…

Make this 3D Printed Laser Engraver for Just $20

The 3D printed photon printer, a micro laser engraver by Stephen Brockett, is the result of a weekend project that just kept on going, with both the fun and reward…

Slic3r 1.2.9 is Released — First New Stable Release in 10 Months – Plenty of New Features

There are few, if any, software packages that have been as important and influential within the 3D printing space as Slic3r has been. As the only open source, non-profit, independent…

G-Code Reverser from MXD3D’s MakePrintable Simplifies 3D Printing File Setup

“G-code” is essentially a common name for the single most widely used numerical control programming language, and it’s also known as “G programming language.” It was developed to guide computerized…

GCodeInfo — App A Free Android Tool For 3D Printing

Mathias Dietz began 3D printing in 2012 by purchasing a RepRap Prusa Mendel Kit.  While he says it took him a few weeks to assemble the kit, build a custom…