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Pinshape Releases Its 2017 3D Printer Guide, With Top Options in the Professional, Prosumer, and Hobbyist Categories

Pinshape Releases Its 2017 3D Printer Guide, With Top Options in the Professional, Prosumer, and Hobbyist Categories

So – you’ve decided to take the leap and purchase a 3D printer. But which one is right for you? Thankfully, there are all sorts of 3D Printer Buying Guides out there to help guide you in this important and potentially confusing decision-making process. 3D Hubs published its 2017 guide to 3D printers in November, […]

So – you’ve decided to take the leap and purchase a 3D printer. But which one is right for you? Thankfully, there are all sorts of 3D Printer Buying Guides out there to help guide you in this important and potentially confusing decision-making process. 3D...
Ultimaker Enhances the Ultimaker 3 and 2+ 3D Printers with Several New Products

Ultimaker Enhances the Ultimaker 3 and 2+ 3D Printers with Several New Products

It’s been less than a year since Ultimaker introduced the new Ultimaker 3, the latest version of their ultra-popular desktop 3D printer series. The hasn’t disappointed, it seems – like the company’s previous releases, it’s maintained a comfortable position at the head of “best of” lists and 3D printer buying guides, and has received consistently positive […]

It’s been less than a year since Ultimaker introduced the new Ultimaker 3, the latest version of their ultra-popular desktop 3D printer series. The Ultimaker 3 hasn’t disappointed, it seems – like the company’s previous releases, it’s...
3D Printer Buying Guide 2017

3D Printer Buying Guide 2017

There are a lot of 3D printers available nowadays. Which one do you buy? It really depends a lot on who you are and what you wish to use it for. Generally the more you pay for a 3D printer the more capable it becomes and the more reliable it is. There are quite a […]

There are a lot of 3D printers available nowadays. Which one do you buy? It really depends a lot on who you are and what you wish to use it for. Generally the more you pay for a 3D printer the more capable it becomes and the more reliable it is. There are quite a few...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 30, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 30, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, Gilmour Space Technologies has secured Series A funding to develop its hybrid-engine rockets that use 3D printed fuel, while Oventus Medical signs a manufacturing agreement with Modern Dental. colorFabb is named the exclusive material partner for BlackBelt 3D, and Triton3D launches its new Stratasys-compatible materials. Finally, Dürr Systems will use […]

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, Gilmour Space Technologies has secured Series A funding to develop its hybrid-engine rockets that use 3D printed fuel, while Oventus Medical signs a manufacturing agreement with Modern Dental. colorFabb is named the exclusive material...
3D Printing Pittsburgh: Makerspace Meetup During RAPID Brought Together Ultimaker, MatterHackers, Make:, Makers

3D Printing Pittsburgh: Makerspace Meetup During RAPID Brought Together Ultimaker, MatterHackers, Make:, Makers

Not all of the excitement this month in Pittsburgh was housed at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, as the Steel City welcomed members of the global additive manufacturing community for a very busy week. On the penultimate night of RAPID + TCT, I found myself in an Uber with some of the LulzBot crew […]

Not all of the excitement this month in Pittsburgh was housed at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, as the Steel City welcomed members of the global additive manufacturing community for a very busy week. On the penultimate night of RAPID + TCT, I found myself in...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 9, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 9, 2017

I’m calling today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs the RAPID + TCT version, as all of the companies we’re covering today are attending the event in Pittsburgh. XJet will be displaying its metal and ceramic inkjet 3D printing expertise, while GeonX is launching its Virfac iAM software, Arcam EBM is presenting its Arcam Q10plus and […]

I’m calling today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs the RAPID + TCT version, as all of the companies we’re covering today are attending the event in Pittsburgh. XJet will be displaying its metal and ceramic inkjet 3D printing expertise, while...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 2, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 2, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re talking about new 3D software, equipment, and materials, a distribution partnership and a new additive manufacturing facility, and a seaworthy 3D printed prosthetic. Mosaic Manufacturing is introducing a new 3D software system, while 3D Platforms is bringing another new piece of equipment to the RAPID + TCT event, […]

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re talking about new 3D software, equipment, and materials, a distribution partnership and a new additive manufacturing facility, and a seaworthy 3D printed prosthetic. Mosaic Manufacturing is introducing a new 3D software...
3D Printer Reviews: An Aggregation

3D Printer Reviews: An Aggregation

With so many 3D printers available, first-hand experiences via reviews can lead to informed decisions when in the market for a new machine. This aggregation provides a look into some of the most recent reviews of desktop 3D printers available. TopTenReviews recently reviewed 3D printers in five categories: best 3D printer for print quality (Ultimaker […]

With so many 3D printers available, first-hand experiences via reviews can lead to informed decisions when in the market for a new machine. This aggregation provides a look into some of the most recent reviews of desktop 3D printers available. TopTenReviews recently...
3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q2 Report Reveals Much Has Changed, Yet Much Has Stayed the Same

3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q2 Report Reveals Much Has Changed, Yet Much Has Stayed the Same

It’s that time again! 3D Hubs has released their latest quarterly trends report, the second of 2017, and while quite a bit has changed since the Q1 report was released in January, a lot has stayed the same. Without further preamble, let’s take a look at the numbers from the last few months. The Highest […]

It’s that time again! 3D Hubs has released their latest quarterly trends report, the second of 2017, and while quite a bit has changed since the Q1 report was released in January, a lot has stayed the same. Without further preamble, let’s take a look at...
3D Printer Distribution: Ultimaker's North American Resellers Up By 350%, Nano Dimension Hits Q1 Beta Customer Goal

3D Printer Distribution: Ultimaker's North American Resellers Up By 350%, Nano Dimension Hits Q1 Beta Customer Goal

3D printers are making waves with customers around the world – but it all hinges on their getting from manufacturers to customers. Some companies rely on resellers, while others take a more direct approach in their distribution. This week is full of good news for those interested in some of the dynamic names in desktop […]

3D printers are making waves with customers around the world – but it all hinges on their getting from manufacturers to customers. Some companies rely on resellers, while others take a more direct approach in their distribution. This week is full of good news...
Open-Source Ultimaker Files Its First Patent - But Don't Panic, the 3D Printer Manufacturer Says

Open-Source Ultimaker Files Its First Patent - But Don't Panic, the 3D Printer Manufacturer Says

The popularity of Ultimaker is for a number of reasons. Yes, the company does produce reliable, high-quality 3D printers that consistently makes the top of “best 3D printers” lists, but one of the things that people really love about Ultimaker is that they’re open source. Nothing is patented, and users are invited to collaborate with Ultimaker by sharing […]

The popularity of Ultimaker is for a number of reasons. Yes, the company does produce reliable, high-quality 3D printers that consistently makes the top of “best 3D printers” lists, but one of the things that people really love about Ultimaker is that...
SWW17 Day Two: 3D Printing Shows Its Versatility

SWW17 Day Two: 3D Printing Shows Its Versatility

There was no sophomore slump today at SOLIDWORKS World 2017 as day two kicked off in another high-energy General Session and maintained the pace of innovation and excitement throughout the day. At this morning’s General Session, the team from Dassault Systémes again presented an enthusiastic composite of various aspects of the team and customers to […]

There was no sophomore slump today at SOLIDWORKS World 2017 as day two kicked off in another high-energy General Session and maintained the pace of innovation and excitement throughout the day. At this morning’s General Session, the team from Dassault Systémes...
The Ultimaker Pioneer Program's Education Challenge Announces List of Winners

The Ultimaker Pioneer Program's Education Challenge Announces List of Winners

Few things can fire people up more than the thrill of a competition. There are some folks who just play games or participate in activities to have fun, but then there are the people who are in it to win it. It’s the same impulse that causes me to literally yell out any of the […]

Few things can fire people up more than the thrill of a competition. There are some folks who just play games or participate in activities to have fun, but then there are the people who are in it to win it. It’s the same impulse that causes me to literally yell...
3D Hubs Releases 3D Printing Industry Trends Report for Q1 2017

3D Hubs Releases 3D Printing Industry Trends Report for Q1 2017

It seems as though it was just last week that 3D Hubs released their latest 3D Printing Industry Trends report, so I was startled by the realization that it’s already time for the next installment in the report, which switched to a quarterly format before its last release. Time flies, doesn’t it? There’s always something new in […]

It seems as though it was just last week that 3D Hubs released their latest 3D Printing Industry Trends report, so I was startled by the realization that it’s already time for the next installment in the report, which switched to a quarterly format before its...
Something for Everyone in 2016: A Look at This Year's New 3D Printer Releases

Something for Everyone in 2016: A Look at This Year's New 3D Printer Releases

I spend every day immersed in news about 3D printing, so obviously I’m aware of the fact that there are a lot of 3D printers out there. I’m also aware that that statement is an understatement. However, when I began looking back at the new 3D printers that were introduced and/or released in 2016, I […]

I spend every day immersed in news about 3D printing, so obviously I’m aware of the fact that there are a lot of 3D printers out there. I’m also aware that that statement is an understatement. However, when I began looking back at the new 3D printers that...
Put Your Cosplay Design Skills to the Test in Pinshape's Latest Contest -- First Prize Wins an Ultimaker 3!

Put Your Cosplay Design Skills to the Test in Pinshape's Latest Contest -- First Prize Wins an Ultimaker 3!

I’m a closet cosplayer; most of the cosplays I’ve put together have been from my own closet and/or thrift shops. This works for me, though, as most of my fandoms tend to incorporate characters wearing street clothes. For a local con last week, a group of friends and I dressed as gender-bent characters from Sherlock (I […]

I’m a closet cosplayer; most of the cosplays I’ve put together have been from my own closet and/or thrift shops. This works for me, though, as most of my fandoms tend to incorporate characters wearing street clothes. For a local con last week, a group of...
'Professional 3D Printing Made Accessible' -- A Few Questions For: Ultimaker

'Professional 3D Printing Made Accessible' -- A Few Questions For: Ultimaker

Just yesterday, Ultimaker, a company with an established reputation for excellence at the desktop, unveiled the now-available Ultimaker 3, the latest in their line of 3D printers. Set to build upon and enhance the offerings of their previous offerings, the Ultimaker 3 offers dual extrusion, swappable print cores, and additional features designed to set this […]

Just yesterday, Ultimaker, a company with an established reputation for excellence at the desktop, unveiled the now-available Ultimaker 3, the latest in their line of 3D printers. Set to build upon and enhance the offerings of their previous offerings, the Ultimaker 3...
Ultimaker Unveils Their Next Generation 3D Printer, the Ultimaker 3

Ultimaker Unveils Their Next Generation 3D Printer, the Ultimaker 3

For those looking to buy their first 3D printer or printer owners who are looking to trade up, buying a desktop 3D printer can be a real headache. There’s a glut of them on the market. It can be quite difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff. And I’m just referring to FDM printing, […]

For those looking to buy their first 3D printer or printer owners who are looking to trade up, buying a desktop 3D printer can be a real headache. There’s a glut of them on the market. It can be quite difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff. And I’m...

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