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3D Printing E-learning Course Celebrates Third Year

In looking at the world of 3D Printing start ups, it is estimated that 90% fail the first year. This correlates perfectly with the Small Business Administration’s findings that cover all start ups. In the 3D Printing space a business

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Where Can You Submit Information On 3D Printing Trade Shows?

The Association of 3D Printing has set up a free site for 3D Printing trade shows, which can be found at: http://3dprintingtradeshows.com. No matter whether you are a 3D printing veteran, trying to stay on top of the latest development

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3D Printing Industry Growth Figures

According to Expert Consulting, the global 3D printing market was valued at USD 8.312 billion in 2017, and is expected to reach a value of USD 35.36 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 27.29% over the forecast period (2018

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3D Printing Advances – GM Now Using 3D Printing!

According to GNM, there are over 30,000 parts in your average car–and creating all these pieces, then putting them together requires an incredibly complex supply chain and manufacturing capabilities. But General Motors and the San Francisco-based software company Autodesk have

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3D Printing Podcast On Libraries Using 3D Printing

Can a strong brand (though outdated) use 3D Printing to spruce up its image? Listen to a director of libraries in Colorado share his experience on how 3D Printing helped make the community wake up and see! You can also

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3D Printing News – Is There A Solution For Bonding Links When 3D Printing?

As many in the 3D printing industry know, ensuring that light-sensitive inks or bonding materials are transferred properly during printing can be a challenge. For one, inks and bonding materials are extremely sensitive to light and contamination. Different technologies have

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3D Printing News – 3D Printing With Liquid Breakthrough

The most common types of 3D printing involve either extruding melted plastic or using a laser to solidify tiny particles, layer by layer, to slowly build up a solid object. But researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National

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3D Printing In Space Using Guess What?

Human waste is rarely as interesting — or as versatile — as it is in space. Earlier this there was a NASA-funded research project which aims to turn astronaut excrement into an edible paste that is high in both protein

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Amazon Now Fully Into 3D Printing In Demand With Shapeways Acquisition

Amazon is acquiring a majority stake in Shapeways, a world-leading provider of B2B and B2C 3D printing services. SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 1, 2018– Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that it has acquired a controlling stake

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3D Printing News – First 3D Printed Car Is Coming!

The Chinese Polymaker and Italian designer X is creating the first road worthy 3D Printed Car. The car is a Smart-sized model called the LSEV that’s made almost entirely using 3D-printing technology. A few components of the car still have

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