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NASA Lets You 3D Print Your Own Mars Perseverance Rover

After a successful launch on July 30, NASA‘s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission is on its way to the Red Planet to search for signs of ancient life and collect…

3D Printing During COVID-19: More Information on ISINNOVA 3D Printed Connectors for CPAP Masks

In the recently published ‘3D Printing beyond Dentistry during COVID 19 Epidemic: A Technical Note for Producing Connectors to Breathing Devices,’ Italian researchers describe a new device which could prove…

AMS 2020: Panels on 3D Printing Materials and Applications for Dental Industry

At our recent Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2020 in Boston, co-hosted by SmarTech Analysis, many different topics were discussed in keynotes and panels, such as binder jetting, medical 3D printing, and different…

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…for 3D Printing

Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve, St. Nicholas’ Day, the Winter Solstice, Festivus…December is filled with holidays for us all to celebrate. And what better way to do so than…

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Industry 4.0: Stop letting your suppliers own your CAD

Your organization’s engineering outsourcing practices may be providing short-term cost savings while introducing long-term risk. Losing control of your CAD means losing control of your engineering future. Stop letting your…

Avante Technology Releasing Emendo Cloud Automated File Analysis and Repair Service for 3D Printing Files

To save time and money during 3D printing projects, we have to work to prevent mistakes ahead of time, rather than just fixing them after the fact. In 2014, Wyoming-based…

For the First Time, You Can Upload 3D Models to Wikimedia Commons

A repository is a central location in which data is stored and managed, and we have plenty of them in the 3D printing world – popular examples include GitHub and…

Tech Soft 3D’s Software Development Toolkits Improve Clients’ 3D Printing Capabilities

According to a market report by SmarTech, the market size for 3D printing will grow over 150% in the next four years; as it’s already at around $294 million, that’s…

Crosslances Studio Launches Third Kickstarter Campaign for 3D Printable Gaming Miniatures

I’ve never been much of a sports fan, so I don’t quite know how fantasy football leagues work. What I do know, however, is that 3D printing technology is the…

Toy Company Fidgetbase Takes Fidget Spinners Back to Basics with 3D Printing and Affordable STL Files

As the school year starts wrapping up, it’s time to talk a little more about the year’s hottest toy – or is it a stress reliever and a way to…

High School Senior Develops 3D Printed Biomimetic Robotic Prosthetic Hand

While I never participated, I remember students in my high school’s more advanced science classes working together for the egg drop challenge, where teams built a container that would hold the egg…

Gambody’s New Website Feature: Download Free Samples of STL Files to Test a Model’s Printability Before Purchase

We always enjoy writing about popular 3D printing marketplace Gambody, which specializes in buying and selling models from popular video and computer games, as well as the occasional Star Wars…

MemeMesh Lets You Create and Convert Your Memes into 3D Printable STL Files

We do love our Internet memes. From Grumpy Cat to Judgmental Kermit the Frog to the vast number of political memes, this social phenomenon has spawned a vast number of…

Use Autodesk Meshmixer to Improve Quality of Scaled-Down 3D Prints

Some of the most helpful 3D printing information can seem boring, but keep in mind that this kind of information may greatly benefit your own 3D printing experimentation. One of these issues is how…

.3MF is Now Accepted by i.materialise–Along with 41 Other File Formats

One of the most frustrating problems that one can run into in 3D printing is an unsupported file format, particularly when utilizing online 3D printing services such as Shapeways and…

Japanese Company Allows You to Generate 3D Printable Models from Animated Videos

There are plenty of ways to obtain 3D printable models. You can use a 3D scanner to capture exactly what you want, you can download them from websites like 3DShare,…