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Greek Refugees Using Mass Portal 3D Printer, Donated by Materialise, to Design and Print Their Own Models

We often hear heartwarming stories of how 3D printing is being used to make the world a better place in all sorts of ways. In 2016, German NGO Soup & Socks…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 20, 2018

We’re starting out with some construction news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then following that with a little business, a little metal, and a little 3D design. Russian firm AMT-SPETSAVIA…

Industrial 3D Printer Buying Guide 2018

Industrial 3D printers are used for manufacturing. Reliability, uptime and repeatability are very important to these systems. The availability of the printer and the throughput are key considerations on whether…

DSM Helping Dutch Sports Initiative 3D Print Custom Sports Mouthguards On the Spot

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that over 600,000 visits to the emergency room each year in the US are due to sports-related dental injuries, which just makes…

Mass Portal and PrintDry Launching Products to Keep Your 3D Printing Filaments Safe from Moisture

While it’s not as sexy as talking about 3D printed organs, custom 3D printed jewelry, or 3D printed cars, finding ways to keep our 3D printing filament dry is a…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 26, 2017

We’re starting with a little bit of business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to 3D printers and 3D printing technology, and finally some news on 3D…

Understanding 3D Printers, Customers, Suppliers Key to Distribution in 3D Printing: Inside DesignBox3D

Desktop 3D printers, which many first imagined might see common use in the homes of the future, are increasingly finding their place in industrial, professional, and educational settings. Use of…

It’s a Big Week for 3D Printing Materials at RAPID 2017 and Around the World

We’ve been racing to keep up with the announcements rolling out of the RAPID + TCT show this week, as companies introduce new 3D printers, partnerships, software, and much more….

Enhanced Reading for Blind in Latvia: Mass Portal Teams with Tactile Eyesight & Students for 3D Printed Books

Many of us have been avid readers since we learned to string letters together and manipulate them into formal language. From sandy paperbacks at the beach to beautifully bound classics…

Injured Stork Walks Again Thanks to 3D Printed Leg Braces From Mass Portal

When you picture a stork, the first thing you probably think of are its long, slender, delicate legs. The tall waterfowl depend on those long legs for wading through the…

3D Printing Enthusiasts Celebrate Christmas Early at iMakr’s Annual Holiday Showcase

Most of us have probably attended some sort of Christmas market or showcase at one time or another. From pop-up markets featuring gifts from local artisans, or walk-through displays of lights…

3D Printed Smart Mask From Sendinaden Allows You to Monitor Your Own Breathing Habits

I’ve been thinking about getting a Fitbit. I know lots of people who have them; I’ve almost stopped noticing the brightly colored bracelets on the wrists of my fitness-nut friends….

Simplify3D Adds More 3D Printers to Their List of Compatible Devices

Simplify3D, provider of professional 3D printing software, has now expanded the compatibility of their tools to include more than 30 new machines. “Simplify3D’s goal is to help users optimize the…

Mass Portal 3D Prints a Metal Iron Man Helmet Using ColorFabb Metallic Filament

Unless you have been living under a rock of some sort, then you have probably heard of a little indie film called The Avengers: Age of Ultron. In the film,…

Mass Portal and iGo3D Announce European Distribution Partnership for Pharaoh 3D Printers

A new partnership was announced today between Mass Portal and iGo3D, with the two shaking hands regarding an agreement for iGo3D to distribute Mass Portal’s most popular 3D printer to…

The Pharaoh Delta 3D Printer by Mass Portal: So diverse it can print an offroad scooter

When it comes to electronics, quality is key. This is why Apple has been so successful in the continual development of their iPhone, and it’s the same reason why people…