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Most Read 3D Printing Articles of the Week – March 5, 2016

By Michael Molitch-Hou

Carbon 3D Printing Hits the Public via Four Service Bureaus
Since it was unveiled at TED one year ago, the world has been awaiting the release of CLIP 3D printing technology from Carbon in Silicon Valley. In the mean time, the firm has initiating an early cus…

Zortrax Offers Free M200 3D Printer with Purchase of 56 Rolls of Filament
Zortrax, a leader in Poland’s 3D printing market, has come a long way from its early days back in 2013 when it launched a very successful Kickstarter campaign raising nearly $200K.…

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Most 3D Printing Read Articles – February 27, 2016

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Is a Designer on Thingiverse Getting Unlawfully Abused by an eBay Seller?
What makes 3D marketplaces like Thingiverse and MyMiniFactory such a pleasant experience for designers is the open access it gives them to the 3D printing community. Their 3D models can be freely shar…

Czech Pilot Launches Library for 3D Printed R/C Airplanes
One niche market that has been heavily affected by the advent of low-cost desktop 3D printing is that of hobbyist modeling. A natural fit for hobbyists, 3D printing gives model makers the ability to,…

How to Get Your 3D Printing Startup Funded in 2016
The Digical Revolution Needs 3D Printing & 3D Scanning Vertical Funds 3D printing and 3D scanning have the potential to transform the way we think about objects – the way we conceive them, produc…

Ultimaker & U of I Launch Online Courses for 3D Printing
As 3D printing becomes an increasingly popular technology, the ability to use that technology will have to be taught to learners worldwide.…

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Most Read 3D Printing Articles – February 20, 2016

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Autodesk & Mattel Release New $299 3D Printer for Families
In April of last year, Autodesk first announced its partnership with legendary toy manufacturer Mattel, saying that they would be powering the toy company’s design apps. We are now seeing the biggest…

How to 3D Print in Full Color: DIY Style
From Taiwan to Ireland, 3D printing enthusiasts around the world are preparing for the next big thing in additive manufacturing: full color 3D printing. 3D printing companies such as 3D Systems previo…

Build Your Own 3D Printed Robotic Hand in Less than an Hour
Open Bionics has been making significant progress in the world of 3D printed prosthetic hands, outfitting young and old alike with their bionic limbs.…

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Most Read 3D Printing Articles – February 13, 2016

By Michael Molitch-Hou

SolidWorks’ Apps for Kids Aim to Get Young Students into 3D Design
For quite a while now, SolidWorks has worked hard not only to develop some of the most accessible and widely used CAD design software in the world, but also worked to help with the education and affor…

Thermaltake Adds 3D Printing to PC Modding Toolbox
Numerous startups and projects have launched to connect the worlds of gaming and 3D printing. Most of these are focused on making game assets 3D printable to add a physical dimension to the virtual f…

rPrint: A Fresh Take on FDM 3D Printing
Consumer 3D printers have come a long way in just the past couple of years.…

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Most Read 3D Printing Articles – February 6, 2016

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Stratasys Launches 3D Printing Education Program
Stratasys has long been involved in education, supporting schools with 3D printers and expertise as well as encouraging young designers with 3D printing contests. And, through their MakerBot subsidia…

VECTARY Creates 3D Design Platform for All Users
3D printing is widely marketed as allowing people to bring their ideas to life. However, 3D printing is only useful if that person can create a 3D model that accurately replicates their idea. This is …

Mayku Set to Expand Desktop Fabbing Beyond 3D Printing
Even 3D printing pioneers like Hod Lipson admit that additive manufacturing is only the beginning to the next industrial revolution.…

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Most Read 3D Printing Articles – January 30th, 2016

By Michael Molitch-Hou

New Global Filament Directory Helps You Navigate the 3D Printing Jungle
Even though we know full well – thanks to one of the most stable charts in 3D Hubs’ monthly trend updates – that at least 50% of all desktop FFF 3D printing is done either in black ABS (for technical …

CEO Receives First 3D Printed MFH Crown from Own Company
How better to demonstrate confidence in your own product that to use it yourself? This is how Rik Jacobs, CEO of Vertex-Dental B.V./NextDent B.V., sought to demonstrate the power of NextDent’s dental …

Update: Live on Kickstarter, the 1.75/3 mm All-Metal Hotend from Kai Parthy & ReprapUniverse
After having transformed the world of desktop 3D printing with his original wood and stone filaments, German inventor Kai Parthy has teamed up with 3D printer manufacturer ReprapUniverse to create a h…

Exclusive: NVBOTS Launches NVLABS with New High-Speed, Multi-Metal 3D Printing
The world of metal 3D printing has just become a lot more interesting, as an unexpected player enters the game.…

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Most Read 3D Printing Articles – January 23, 2015

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A Photo Guide to 3D Printing at CES 2016
This post has been cross-blogged from John’s home site: johnbiehler.com. The Consumer Electronics Show (aka CES 2016) in Las Vegas was last week and I was there to check out as much as I could in …

Become Your Own 3D Printed Super Hero, Courtesy of Zortrax
Out of all of the desktop 3D printer manufacturers out there, Zortrax may be among the best to show off their 3D printers’ capabilities through the creation of amazing 3D printable designs.…

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Most Read 3D Printing Articles – January 16, 2015

By Michael Molitch-Hou

A Photo Guide to 3D Printing at CES 2016
This post has been cross-blogged from John’s home site: johnbiehler.com. The Consumer Electronics Show (aka CES 2016) in Las Vegas was last week and I was there to check out as much as I could in …

Yobi3D Makes Googling 3D Models Even Better
It was more than a year ago that I wrote about Yobi3D, a site striving to be the Google of 3D printable content. By typing in a search term, you could browse the web for 3D models to suit your needs,…

High Speed 3D Printing Startup Receives Investment from Asimov Ventures
While MecklerMedia and the 3D Printing Fund may be no more, Alan and John Meckler are still in the 3D printing business with Asimov Ventures, their venture capital firm focused on investing in cutting…

3D printed pirates?…

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Most Read 3D Printing Articles – January 9, 2015

By Michael Molitch-Hou

Korean Company Brings 3D Printing Surprises to CES 2016
Recently, 3D Systems announced that they were going to abandon the 3D printing consumer/prosumer market. They gave several reasons, few of which sounded very convincing or reasonable to me, but then i…

The Top 10 3D Printing Stocks for 2015
Although the stock market has not been kind to 3D printing companies as of late, the financial economy is one thing and the real economy is oftentimes something entirely different. That means that sto…

Kai Parthy & ReprapUniverse Announce 1.75/3 mm All-Metal Hotend
After having transformed the world of desktop 3D printing with his original wood and stone filaments, German inventor Kai Parthy has teamed up with 3D printer manufacturer ReprapUniverse to create a h…

XYZprinting Brings Arsenal of New 3D Printers to CES 2016
While in Taiwan, I had the opportunity to see the headquarters of the biggest consumer 3D printer company in the world, XYZprinting.…

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Most Read 3D Printing Articles – January 2, 2016

By Michael Molitch-Hou

The Top 10 3D Printers Under $1,000
With the Buccaneer finally hitting the market at well above $800, the Makibox disappearing from the radar and the SUMPODs sold out, it seems that the perfect low-cost 3D printer is still far away from…

The Top 10 3D Printing Stocks for 2015
Although the stock market has not been kind to 3D printing companies as of late, the financial economy is one thing and the real economy is oftentimes something entirely different. That means that sto…

The Force Awakens an Open Source, 3D Printed BB-8 Droid
With the upcoming release of the next installment in the Star Wars series, plenty of buzz and curiosity has circulated around The Force Awakens.…

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