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3D Printing for COVID-19: ID Badge/Door Opener from 3D LifePrints UK

A number of small companies are attempting to support the supply shortages being faced by hospitals in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak and provide new devices that can reduce…

Olaf Diegel’s Latest 3D Printed Guitar, the Xenomorph

“Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.” “Hasta la vista, baby.” “Life is like a box of chocolates.” “Game over, man, game over!” These are all memorable lines from iconic films, though…

State of the Art: Carbon Fiber 3D Printing, Part Four

In parts one, two and three of this series, we’ve discussed the variety of technological developments taking place in the 3D printing of composites but have not yet covered the…

TextileLab and Fabricademy: Interview with Anastasia Pistofidou on Sustainably 3D Printing Fashion

Fashion and sustainability are two words that feel as antonyms nowadays. The mass production of clothing and ethically doubtful methods of manufacture give one of the biggest economic forces one…

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Investigates New Lignin-Nylon Composite 3D Printing Material

Lignin is an organic polymer that is present in the cell walls of many plants, giving them rigidity such as in wood and bark. It’s also a byproduct of biorefinery…

Coating Nylon 3D Prints to Decrease Moisture Absorption Could Open Up New Applications

As 3D printing materials advance, it’s becoming possible to create stronger 3D printed parts. Porosity is an issue that afflicts many 3D printed parts, however, including those produced by FDM….

Hobbyist 3D Prints What May Be the First Sony E-Mount Film Camera

The camera has a fascinating history. It’s come a long way from its beginnings as a large box that required long exposures to what it is now, which is, often,…

Guide to Selecting and Buying 3D Printing Filament in 2018

Your priority was likely finding the right 3D printer to match your requirements and budget. But what often gets less attention is the filament you feed through it. After all,…

3D Printer Review: Dremel Grows Up as DigiLab 3D45 Offers New Options for More Complex 3D Printing

A little over a year ago, I had the opportunity to review the Dremel Idea Builder 3D40 3D printer, and so unpacking the review unit of the Dremel DigiLab 3D45…

Polymaker and INTAMSYS Partner to Integrate 3D Printers and Engineering Materials for Customers

Polymaker, headquartered in Shanghai, is dedicated to developing new and functional materials for the 3D printing industry. The company, with offices in the US, Japan, and the Netherlands, aims to…

Static Mixer with 3D Printed Nylon Inserts Saves Industry Customers Time and Money

Usually when I think about mixers, I start dreaming about baking brownies and cakes for birthday parties and holidays. 3D printing technology has been used to make hand mixers, both…

Polymaker Introduces PolyMide CoPA 3D Printing Filament with Warp-Free Technology

Nylon, or polyamide, is a well-loved material for a wide variety of applications, as it offers numerous benefits that other materials lack. It’s strong and flexible, has good thermal properties,…

colorFabb Presents a Highly Printable Nylon and Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Filament

Nylon is a difficult material to 3D print with, especially for extrusion-based systems. The material tends to warp with maddening frequency, and it’s one of the biggest culprits in regards…

BCN3D Technologies Releases New 3D Printing Materials Portfolio

In September, BCN3D Technologies made a slew of announcements. The Barcelona-based company is best-known for its Sigma 3D printer, and recently it decided to go big with the release of the…

3D Hubs Intern 3D Prints His Transportation to Work

Jack Davies is a product design student at Nottingham Trent University, but he recently moved to Amsterdam to begin an internship at 3D Hubs. Not having a car, Davies was…

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Are 3D Printer Fumes Bad for Your Health?

3D printing is a safe activity, as long as reasonable precautions are taken – for example, not touching hot 3D printer nozzles. However, there is a concern about the fumes…

What If 3D Printing Plastics Were Superheroes?

Plastic is the most popular material used for 3D printing and the cheapest one. We decided to make this ordinary topic a bit funnier than it really is and compared…

3D Hubs Offers HP’s Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Technology

It’s been a little over a year since HP unveiled their Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology and shook up the industry. Since then, we’ve been following it closely, as…

3D Printed Podfo Orthotics from Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and Peacocks Medical Group Offer Customization and Comfort

Walking the dog…taking the stairs…strolling through the grocery store…jogging on a treadmill…all of these activities and more can be very difficult, and painful, if you are one of the millions…

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Xometry Offers a Quick Guide to Choosing the Right Additive Materials

Additive manufacturing is an effective way to produce both prototype and production parts, often at a fraction of the price and much faster than traditional manufacturing processes.  Xometry’s advanced manufacturing…

3D Matter Releases In-Depth Study Detailing the Properties of 3D Printing Polymers

Back in April, at the Inside 3D Printing New York Conference and Expo, we had the chance to cover the Frontier Tech Startup Showdown, an exciting competition between the newest and most…

Breathe-3DP Releases Second 3D Printing Material: Tough, Strong Phoenix Nylon

As the 3D printing industry has grown and evolved, material developers and manufacturers have been faced with entirely new challenges – and opportunities. The 3D printing materials market is growing faster…

Markforged Introduces Onyx, Its Latest Super-Strong 3D Printing Material Made from Nylon and Micro-Carbon

Personally, I love learning about new 3D printing materials. A new material means the potential to 3D print things that couldn’t be printed before, and Markforged has always come through in the…

3DS ‘Nylon for CubePro’ Available Now for Added Strength & Flexibility in Desktop 3D Printing & Manufacturing

As one innovation after another in 3D printing has garnered the attention of the world, it has quickly become a mainstream interest. Desktop 3D printer sales are skyrocketing and multiple sectors…