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Industry Experts – Tom Yang of Febtop

This is an interview with Tom Yang, the CEO of Febtop. He and his team have created a novel device that has great implications for makers.

FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Competition Teaches STEM Students in Dayton About Teamwork, Robots, and 3D Printing

Educational programs and activities for kids offer an invaluable way for the next generation to not only learn about next-generation technologies like 3D printing, but also about teamwork, public speaking, and even…

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Turn Your 3D Printer into a Laser Cutter with a 40% Discount from Endurance Lasers

Recently, 3DPrint.com held a giveaway offering a free 5.6W laser cutter/engraver attachment that can be installed on any FFF 3D printer or CNC mill. While that giveaway has officially ended…

New Giveaway: Turn Your 3D Printer into a Laser Cutter with Lasers from Endurance!

3D printing isn’t the only digital fabrication technology out there, of course. There’s CNC machining, and then there’s laser cutting and engraving. Each has its own unique benefits, but it’s…

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Upgrade Your 3D Printer or CNC Machine with Powerful Lasers from Endurance Lasers

Endurance Robots is much more than a robotics company. In addition to its build-your-own robot kits, it also sells laser equipment through its sister company Endurance Lasers, but no matter the…

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Winbo Introduces the Large Format Dragon(L)4 3D Printer

It was about a year ago that Winbo Smart Tech Co., Ltd. introduced its affordable Super Helper and Super Helper 3-in-1 3D printers. Over the past year, the printers have gone…

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The Ultimate Accessory for Your 3D Printer: A Solid State Laser Cutter Attachment

Originally developed for a NASA project, we present a powerful diode laser that can convert your 3D printer or CNC router into a powerful laser engraving / cutting machine. In…

Did a 3D Printer Just Kill People?

No. A story this weekend from CBS’ San Francisco affiliate KPIX first reported the death of Roger and Valerie Morash of Berkeley. The article claimed that a “source said that…

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Winbo’s Super Helper and Multifunctional Super Helper 3-in-1 3D Printers Now on the Market for Just $149-$249

We’ve been paying a lot of attention to Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Winbo Smart Tech Co., Ltd. lately. The company has an expansive line of 3D printers, some which appear…

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The Super Helper: A First Look at Winbo’s Newest 3D Printer

When it comes to busy and productive companies, China’s Winbo Smart Tech Co., Ltd. has just about everyone else beat. Last month we took a close look at this fascinating and…

Glowforge Announces $22 Million Series B Investment Round, Prepares 3D Laser Printers for Mass Production

Last year, we took a step out of the additive manufacturing realm to cover the Seattle-based company Glowforge and their desktop laser printing technology, a unique and affordable subtractive manufacturing…

ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer: Available ‘Off-the-Shelf’ From Over 70 Resellers in 50 Countries

While you may not have actually seen the new ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer yet, if you’ve been following along over the past months, you are well aware that…

ZMorph Publishes a Guide to Making Silver Jewelry from Molds 3D Printed on a ZMorph 2.0 SX

If you’re a small business who is looking to 3D print your own real precious metal jewelry, then unfortunately your options are pretty limited. Using a metal 3D printer is…

Home Furnishings Go Open Source with FABrics Easy to Make Chairs

When something is open source, that means that all of the resources that the creators used are available for anyone else to use, either for their own projects or to…

Meet the Trinus: A Professional-Grade 3D Printer/Laser Engraver Combo Hitting Kickstarter Soon for Just $199

I can’t help but wonder if large 3D printer manufacturers feel just a tinge of worry about the small startups, the open-source hackers, and the crowdsourcing campaigns that have been…

Soon-to-Be-Released Aether 1 3D Printer Can Do Absolutely Everything

Most 3D printers are made for a particular function. There are printers for metal, printers for plastic, food printers, bioprinters, but for the most part, they’re each limited to one…

Stingray 3D Printer Launches Kickstarter Campaign – FFF, Paste, & SLA 3D Printer with Laser Engraver/Cutter

Back in July, 3DPrint.com received some information about an upcoming Kickstarter Campaign for a multifunctional machine, from a man named Ryan Manley, based in Columbus, Ohio. I was intrigued by his…

‘Hello Printer’ RepRap 3D Printer, CNC, Laser Cutter, Engraver – Features Movable Spaced Dual Nozzles

The open source RepRap movement has been one that has really thrust the at-home 3D printing market into existence. If it weren’t for RepRap, most of the consumer level 3D…