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MakerBot CloudPrint Software Makes Remote, Collaborative 3D Printing Seamless

Due to COVID-19, many more people are working remotely these days, which makes it imperative for employees to be able to print jobs, and manage them, remotely as well. That’s…

3D Printing Service Bureau Voodoo Manufacturing Closes Permanently

“Please continue dreaming, imagining, designing, and making new things.” – The Voodoo Manufacturing Company Millions of lives have been affected as the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the world. Unfortunately, catastrophic…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 25, 2020: MakerBot, ANSYS, Sintavia, Nexa3D & Henkel

We’re all business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs! MakerBot has a new distribution partner, and ANSYS is launching a new product. Sintavia has acquired an additional Arcam 3D printer…

Bantam Tools Unveils Its First Desktop CNC Machine

Three years after launching its first desktop milling product suited for rapid PCB prototyping, New York-based startup Bantam Tools announced on July 7 it was introducing a brand new desktop…

Makerbot Joins Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative

MakerBot has not only continued to refine its 3D printing hardware, materials, and accessories over the years for users around the globe, but also the specific tools it offers for…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, June 16, 2020

We’ve got the details on two webinars and one virtual event in today’s roundup. 3Ding is hosting a series of webinars about 3D printing, while Rize published one focused on…

MakerBot Adds Carbon Fiber Filled Filaments to METHOD Series

With MakerBot’s most recent makeover, the Stratasys subsidiary promised new quality with its desktop 3D printers through the introduction of the METHOD and, later, METHOD X 3D printers. The company…

Makerbot Method Has an Open Materials Platform; Mitsubishi, Kimya, Polymaker, BASF, Lehvoss and Jabil Join Alliance

Stratasys has announced that its Makerbot Method 3D Printer now has an Experimental Extruder that automatically turns it into an open materials printer. You can now buy a MakerBot LABS…

Technical Steganography: Concealing Secret Messages Inside 3D Printed Models

If you’ve never heard the term steganography, join the club. It’s the practice of concealing a file, message, image, or video within another…very James Bond, if you ask me. Your…

MakerBot SKETCH Classroom Helps Educators Integrate 3D Printing into Schools

After introducing its Method X manufacturing workstation in August, MakerBot is now launching another new system, which is part of what promises to be a very reliable classroom 3D printing…

The Maker Movement Unmade? Part 4: Attack of the Clones

Read parts one, two and three of this series.  Determining a definitive cause of the economic misfortunes of some companies in the open source hardware and maker spaces might prove…

The Maker Movement Unmade? Part 3: Casualties of Open Source War

Since the maker movement began to evolve out of hacklabs and hackerspaces, we’ve seen it transform in ways that led to some of the movement’s initial pioneers go sideways. These…

3D Printing Congress in Argentina: Novel Ideas and a Harsh Landscape Ahead

A new edition of the 3D Printing Congress in Argentina wrapped up last Thursday after two days of workshops, supplier stands and speakers talking about the challenges and solutions of…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 27, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, colorFabb has announced a new flexible filament, and All Axis Robotics is using MakerBot technology to make custom tooling parts. Additionally, a strategic partnership…

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Makerbot Launches Method X, Brings Real ABS 3D Printing to Manufacturing

MakerBot, a global leader in 3D printing, announces the launch of METHOD X, a manufacturing workstation engineered to challenge traditional manufacturing with real ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) material, a 100°C chamber,…

University of Montana: Analyzing Accuracy of 3D Printed Femurs for Forensic Anthropology and Bioarchaelogy

Thesis student Myriah Adonia Jo Allen (University of Montana) discusses not only the implications of 3D scanning and 3D printing overall, but more specifically, how important the technology of 3D…

RAPID 2019: 3D Printed Artwork, Booth Visits, and Press Conferences

Recently, I, along with thousands of others, traveled to Detroit, Michigan – which boasts the highest concentration of engineering talent in the entire US – to attend this year’s RAPID +…

3D Printing in Africa: 3D Printing in Ghana

3D printing in Ghana can be considered to be in transition from the early to middle stage of development. This is in comparison with other active countries such as South…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 3, 2019

We’re talking with you about all things new in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – a new partnership, a new material, and a new design challenge. DWS has announced that…

3D Printing in Africa: Kenya & 3D Printing

Kenya has been considered to be a hub for innovation in Africa.  Personally, I started working with Kenya in 3D printing technology with a Makerbot Reseller, Amit Shah who runs…

MakerBot Introduces a New 3D Printer, the Method

MakerBot, which has been producing desktop 3D printers for years, is introducing its first performance 3D printer, described as “bridging the gap” between desktop and industrial 3D printing. The Method…

Honeycomb structures: from infill to bicycle tires

Although famously known for producing honey, bees are also master wax producers and beekeepers like me will (given the chance) wax lyrical about how ingenious these tiny engineers are in…

3D Printing Golf Clubs and Equipment

Golf is a popular sport in corporate America and adds about $70 billion dollars a year to the American economy. Companies are always testing new products that will catch the…

MakerBot Relaunches Tough PLA 3D Printer Filament, with Additional Material Properties Data, in Three New Colors

In the fall of 2016, MakerBot introduced its Tough PLA filament for the first time. This strong, plastic material, which I heard about again more recently at MakerBot’s RAPID 2018…