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3D Printing Association Book Excerpt – What is 3D Printing and What Does 3D Printing Do?

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From the book: How to 3D Print Money Ebook by Bill Decker “…..Additive manufacturing, is also known as 3D printing, is a high-growth emerging market that’s creating lots of buzz among industry, creative, and do-it-yourself enthusiasts. Corporations have had the

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3D Printing Podcast Features UPS Store on 3D Printing Industry’s Retail Trends

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In this 3D Printing Podcast we speak with to Daniel Remba, the Small Business Technology Leader at the UPS Store. Here we ask him about what the UPS Store with does with a 3D Printing novice.

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3D Printing and 3D Scanning – The Process is Revealed for Reverse Engineering

See how Rapidform XOR creates CAD models from 3D scan data. This short intro shows how you can convert a 3D scan of an impeller into a parametric CAD model, which is then transferred into CAD software as a native,

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3D Printer for $100 – Lowest Cost 3D Printer Launched

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Can you believe a 3D Printer for only $100? These inventors believe they have one. Also, since 3D Printers need a digital to analog converter, the inventors have their printer use your computer’s audio port, so no new hardware is

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The Most Portable 3D Printer Yet

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There are dozens of factors that go into choosing which 3-D printer is right for you: How large can it print? Can I build it myself? How much does it cost? How does it actually print? With one notable, pricey

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Food-Safe Extruder for 3D Printers

Pruso Research, based in the Czech Republic, has created a food-safe hot end for 3D printers, called the PrusaNozzle. It is made from stainless steel, making it easy to clean and safe to use in very high temperatures. Below, Josef

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New 3D Printing Scanner- Portable, Inexpensive 3D Technology

http://associationof3dprinting.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/69436028_69425388.jpg A desktop device that can quickly scan objects so they can be replicated using a 3D printer has gone on sale, called The Makerbot Digitizer, which costs $1,400, will be shipped to the first buyers in October. Demand for

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