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IIT Student Creates ‘The Bug’, a Fiber Composite 3D Printer

Whether you are religious, atheist, agnostic, or none of the above, you have to admit that when it comes to nature, a lot can be learned. For example, the invention…

Julien Maire Creates Unique 3D Animated Cinema Using 3D Printed Objects in Place of Film

“Film making is a huge privilege; it’s not brain surgery. It’s art, and art is supposed to be an enjoyable process.” ~ Actress Lake Bell Film making is certainly a…

Project PAM – College Students Look to Create an Entirely Open Source DLP 3D Printer

Open source has contributed to 3D printing in such a tremendous way. Without the open sourcing of many desktop 3D printers several years ago, the space would not be nearly…

Sharebot Announces New Voyager SLA 3D Printer to Go Along with New SLS and FDM Printers

The news just comes pouring in for Italian based 3D printer manufacturer, Sharebot. Within the past week alone, we have reported on three different new 3D printers that Sharebot has…

Mec’Nex – A Sub-$100 3D Printer Constructed of K’nex, Utilizes a Unique SLA Printing System

I hold a belief that 3D printing won’t fully catch on among at-home users until an affordable Stereolithography (SLA) based solution becomes available. SLA is definitely the future in my…

LittleRP: Open Source SLA 3D Printer With Unique Tilt Option Set to Hit Kickstarter

Back in May, we reported on a 3D Printer called the LittleDLPer, which was an open source DLP SLA 3D Printer which had plans to launch a campaign on Kickstarter….

First Full Color Consumer Level Stereolithography & FDM 3D Printers Coming Soon From OVE

Polish company aims to revolutionize the 3D printing industry with full color 3D printers, that utilize a unique patent-pending CMYK color technology. When it comes to consumer level 3D printers,…

Helios One 3D Printer – New Heliolithography Technology Could Eventually Replace SLA and FDM

When it comes to consumer level 3D printers, there are 2 types of technology currently available. There is fused deposition modeling (FDM) and there is stereolithography (SLA). The former creates…

Spanish Company LEÓN3D Announces New LionCrewer 1.0 SLA 3D Printer – Priced Well Under 2000€

For years, the go-to technology for at-home consumer level 3D printing has been fused deposition modeling (FDM), where a spool of plastic material (filament) is melted and extruded onto a…

How Green Is My 3D Printer? Scientists Warn Of Heavy Metal Pollution

Some of the materials used in 3D printing can leech toxins that could have environmental and health implications, say researchers in the US. The team has focused their attention on…

3D Printing of Chinese Cultural Artifacts Causes Controversy

Can something priceless have its value damaged by making copies? Artist Oliver Laric doesn’t think so, but his position has not found universal agreement. Laric, who has already made a…

Stalactite 3D SLA Printer Launches on Indiegogo

Over the past year or so, we have seen an amazingly large number of 3D printers pop up on crowdfunding websites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Several of these have…