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Stratasys Ships $70,000 Fortus 380mc Carbon Fiber Edition

Stratasys is shipping out its new Fortus 380mc 3D printer for carbon fiber-filled nylon prints as of last week. The new printer is a deep dive into the growing carbon fiber market that has been experience year on year growth of 8-12%. The new $70,000 dollar price tag is a massive downgrade from the previous $200-350,000 […]

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NYU Encode Printed Parts With Anti-Counterfeiting QR Cloud

The fight against piracy and counterfeiting is an age old one for many modern industries in the digital age. As such, it’s been been on-going concern for 3D printing for quite a while, especially considering the amount of industrial leaders worrying about losing their printed parts and digital models to counterfeit copies. It’s no surprise […]

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Biohackers 3D Print DIY Chemical Reactor For Medicine

Founded by mathematics professor Michael Laufer in 2015, the Four Thieves Vinegar collective has made its goal to provide cheap alternatives to various important medicines. They’ve provided wonderful open-source solutions to all sorts of medical products such as downloadable medicines and printable devices. In keeping with this mission, the group has now unveiled their DIY chemical reactor […]

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Alexis Walsh APEX SERIES Mixes Traditional Fashion With 3D Printing

3D printed fashion is providing designers with a range of tools they previously could’ve only dreamt of. With projects like on-demand, online fashion and fabric components, the fashion shows were bound to take notice. Enter Alexis Walsh and Justin Hattendorf, collaborating together to merge digital simulation, 3D printing and traditional craft. Walsh has long been experimenting with […]

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Velo3D Launches Sapphire System Metal 3D Printer

Velo3D has recently launched its newest metal 3D printer with their trademark Sapphire System technology. The Sapphire System employs a Laser Powder Bed Fusion process using inconel 718 and titanium 6al-4v powders for processing. The company touts the system’s ability to create structures with complex geometric designs “once considered impossible“. The printer uses Velo3D’s intelligent fusion process […]

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CERN Particle Accelerator Will Use 3D Printed Components

Out of the modern marvels of scientific world, none is arguably more iconic than CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. The massive compound runs for 27 kilometres, making it the largest single machine on the planet. Sadly, this means repairs can be an onerous task. Luckily, researchers are now looking to alleviate their repair woes with 3D […]

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Tethon Developing Ceramic/Metal DLP 3D Printer

Tethon 3D have just unveiled plans to develop a new ceramic and metal desktop DLP printer. The company has already procured a grant from Nebraska Department of Economic Development to go ahead with the project. The new multi-material printer will be unique in the realm of 3D printers, being designed for both metal feedstock and ceramics with […]

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WashU Builds Lotus House Sustainable 3D Printed Residence

The 3D printing construction industry is taking off with a bang all over the world. From new materials and techniques to housing projects, construction has gone from a pipe dream to a reality very quickly. Now, students from Washington University have built their own 3D printed house, showcasing the abilities of additive manufacturing in this […]

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