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3D Printed Guns A Reality?

No background check. No age check. No permission. No Screening. Just a 3D Printer, design, and the materials to do it. In June, a gun-rights group, Defense Distributed, reached a settlement that allows 3-D printable gun plans online. The plan

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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 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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New 3D Printing Uses – Bose Comes OnLine In 3D Printing

The concept of wearable everyday AR glasses or “smart glasses” is a fun one: imagine looking around you and getting up-to-date digital information about everything you see. Unfortunately, the reality of walking downtown with the impossibly nerdy Google Glass on

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3D Printing News- Old Classic US Companies Come Alive!

Remember Kodak? Remember Polaroid? As far as Kodak goes, it has unveiled its first 3D printer. As presented in CES, Las Vegas, the “3D Printing Ecosystem” consists of the Kodak Portrait, a software and a specialised 3D printing material. Kodak’s

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Color Changing 3D Printing?

Researchers are looking to bring color-changing properties to the 3D-printing process in an attempt to help reduce material waste. This is pretty hard to believe for many, but it seems pretty interesting as it will help build the consumer market.

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Quick Summary Of 3D Printing Deals From 2017

You will see names you recognize, such as Autodesk, GE Ventures, 3D Systems, & Stratasys. But you will also see some new names, or names you didn’t think of, such as: Lowe’s BMW, and Seimens. See the diagram of 3D

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