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35 Schools Awarded 3D Printers Thanks to Dremel's #LearnMakeGive Contest: Educators Tell Us What Winning Means for Their Students

35 Schools Awarded 3D Printers Thanks to Dremel's #LearnMakeGive Contest: Educators Tell Us What Winning Means for Their Students

When I was in middle school shop class, we engraved plastic keychains. There was no design to them other than settling on the brief text we wanted and ensuring we didn’t get our preteen fingers caught in the heavy machinery. Kids today are also able to create their own personalized keychains — but they do […]

When I was in middle school shop class, we engraved plastic keychains. There was no design to them other than settling on the brief text we wanted and ensuring we didn’t get our preteen fingers caught in the heavy machinery. Kids today are also able to create...
Marine Corps Captain 3D Prints Water Bottle Prototype, Designed to Reduce Logistical Footprint in Military Convoys

Marine Corps Captain 3D Prints Water Bottle Prototype, Designed to Reduce Logistical Footprint in Military Convoys

3D printing is often used in the military, to make objects like the small but useful TruClip, or munitions. We also see 3D printing utilized often in a classroom setting, to teach students of all ages about the technology so they’ll have a leg up when they are starting their careers later. The technology is also […]

3D printing is often used in the military, to make objects like the small but useful TruClip, or munitions. We also see 3D printing utilized often in a classroom setting, to teach students of all ages about the technology so they’ll have a leg up when they are...
New Trimble Technology Lab at UMass Amherst Will Enhance 3D Capabilities on Campus

New Trimble Technology Lab at UMass Amherst Will Enhance 3D Capabilities on Campus

California-based technology company Trimble, best known for its GPS systems and popular 3D modeling software SketchUp Pro, announced today that it has made a large in-kind gift to the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst), which will further the university’s leadership in research and training for 3D building design, the sustainable built environment, and digital […]

California-based technology company Trimble, best known for its GPS systems and popular 3D modeling software SketchUp Pro, announced today that it has made a large in-kind gift to the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst), which will further the...
Thinking Beyond the Desktop: University Libraries are Turning to Fusion3 Industrial 3D Printers to Make a Makerspace that Will Last

Thinking Beyond the Desktop: University Libraries are Turning to Fusion3 Industrial 3D Printers to Make a Makerspace that Will Last

For the 3D printing industry, 2014 was defined primarily by the major printer manufacturers moving quickly and aggressively to educate the public on 3D printing and to get their desktop printers into homes and offices. For most companies the result was a success, which led to a huge increase in sales and a rapid expansion […]

For the 3D printing industry, 2014 was defined primarily by the major printer manufacturers moving quickly and aggressively to educate the public on 3D printing and to get their desktop printers into homes and offices. For most companies the result was a success,...

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