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JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 2nd Quarter 2016

Are you thinking about buying your first 3D printer—or perhaps even another? Whether you are shopping for the home, a school lab, or the office, it’s extremely important to have…

The LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer is Now Available for Purchase, Debuts at RAPID 2016

Yesterday, May 17th, the LulzBot TAZ 6 desktop 3D printer was officially made available for purchase from LulzBot.com and through their reseller partners. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2015’s best reviewed desktop…

Unveilings and Excitement are Everywhere at RAPID 2016!

After an unexpected and unpleasant mid-May snow in Ohio, it was a relief to get on a plane and travel to 90-degree Orlando, Florida for the RAPID 2016 3D Manufacturing Event,…

Aleph Objects Announces the LulzBot TAZ 6 Available May 17 for $2,500

Get the top spot on all of those end-of-year Best Of lists ready, because I’m pretty sure that the desktop 3D printer that is most likely to fill it was…

3D Printer Buying Guide 2016

So you want to buy a 3D printer, but you don’t know where to start. I don’t blame you, there are a lot of 3D printers out there from a…

AstroPrint Offers the ‘Ultimate’ Cheat-Sheet Buffet of 3D Printing Tips You’ll Want to Save

We’re hard pressed today to find someone, anyone, who doesn’t know at least a little bit about how 3D printing is changing the world in so many areas like manufacturing,…

Latest from LulzBot: The New and Improved FlexyDually Tool Head V2

Although there are many factors that go into the selection of a 3D printer, one feature that appeals to many people is versatility. Printer quality still trumps everything else – it doesn’t…

Announcements and Partnerships and Introductions, Oh My: Inside 3D Printing Hits the Big Apple

All roads once led to Rome; now, all roads lead to New York City. In what might just be blasphemy to some, the Big Apple is not my favorite place…

LulzBot TAZ 3D Printers Prototype Verterra Energy’s Intelligent Hydropower Turbine

Minneapolis, Minnesota is home to an innovative company that is getting some attention on a matter that should be near and dear to the hearts of anyone concerned with climate…

One Million 3D Printed Parts: Aleph Objects Celebrates Cluster, Puts Large Herringbone Gear on Display

If there’s a story about Aleph Objects, Inc. and LulzBot 3D printers in the works, I’m usually clamoring like an eager fourth grader with hand raised, bouncing in my seat offering to…

Aleph Objects Opens New LulzBot Fulfillment Center in Australia, Offers Free Shipping

For LulzBot devotees living in Australia, supporting their habit has been expensive. Shipping from the United States to Australia is not cheap, but that hasn’t stopped fans of the versatile,…

LulzBot Tutorial Shows Techniques for Polishing Parts Made Using Metallic Filaments

In general most plastic parts printed on a FDM 3D printer will require some sort of post processing due to the natural striation of building up a part layer by…

Aleph Objects Triples Revenue in 2015, Offers New Products at CES 2016

Colorado-based open source 3D printer and hardware manufacturer Aleph Objects, Inc. saw record profits in 2015 as sales tripled. The record-breaking year of sales, driven primarily by their popular LulzBot TAZ…

Lifehacker Doesn’t Think You Need to Buy a 3D printer (And Neither Do I)

It is true that the 3D printing reality doesn’t always match up to the 3D printing fantasy that 3D printer manufacturers often sell to us. Despite dozens of 3D printer…

Eastman Chemical and colorFabb Will Debut New Copolyester nGen Filament at CES 2016 with LulzBot

Back in 2013 Eastman Chemical Company and 3D printer filament manufacturer colorFabb collaborated on the development a line of advanced and chemically safe desktop 3D printer filaments. The colorFabb_XT filament…

Essential Instruction on 3D Printing Over-Sized Objects

When I first started researching and writing about 3D printing, I kept making the same mistake. I would review a series of prints from a company like Shapeways, and then…

Filament Market Promising for Vendors & Users: Aleph Objects Takes on Another New Materials Partner, filabits

Aleph Objects, Inc. is creating a world unto itself for those who own LulzBot 3D printers. Centered around the RepRap concept of open source and freedom–terms that pop up almost…

Aleph Objects Partners with colorFabb: LulzBot Users Look Forward to Four New Filaments

Loveland, Colorado’s Aleph Objects, Inc. is undeniably a leader within the 3D printing industry, but they have retained their ideals, integrity, and dedication to users. I’m a big fan. And not…

colorFabb Launches the New nGen Line of Copolyester-Based 3D Printing Filament

Long gone are the days when all anyone needed was a few spools of various colored PLA filaments to get everything that they could out of their 3D printers. Technology…

Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2015: Deals Abound for 3D Printing Enthusiasts!

Black Friday is a phenomenon of its own, often nearly trumping the excitement of formal holidays and family gatherings as retail madness overtakes our Thanksgiving landscape. Meant as a profitable day…

OpenBCI Partners with LulzBot, Continues Spectacular Success with Kickstarter Classroom Kit

LulzBot is a name that comes up often these days, synonymous with 3D printing and innovating at the desktop. The lineup of 3D printers, manufactured by Aleph Objects, Inc., is extremely…

From Denver to D.C.: LulzBot 3D Printers to Retail at All 25 US Micro Center Locations

You may have noticed, with some surprise, that a number of well-known 3D printers are indeed hitting the retail big-time. Previously, many companies have started out on Kickstarter and then…

Aleph Objects to Release New Flexystruder Tool Heads for LulzBot 3D Printer Lineup at Inside 3D Printing Conference Santa Clara

While there is going to be plenty of excitement going on this week at MecklerMedia’s Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo series in Santa Clara, CA from October 20-22, one…

Aleph Objects Releases LulzBot v2 Hexagon Hot Ends for RepRap and DIY 3D Printers

While the general public is learning about 3D printing faster than ever, and there are dozens of companies stepping up to sell them printers, it’s important that we remember why…