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3D Printing Trends – 3D Printing Changing Manufacturing and Business

The capabilities of 3-D printing hardware are evolving rapidly, too. They can build larger components and achieve greater precision and finer resolution at higher speeds and lower costs. Together, these advances have brought the technology to a tipping point—it appears

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Posted in Business, Industry Statistics

3D Printers Going Mainstream

CES 2014 - Product Trends

The 2014 International CES show reached 40% of the world’s population with 3D printers as one of the top 5 trends in popular products… With big, flashy booths and major product announcements, the exhibitors made a huge splash and perhaps

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HP to Enter 3D Printing Market

CEO since 2011, Meg Whitman of HP (HPQ) announced the company’s plans to enter the 3D printing market in 2014. After the announcement, Stratasys’ and 3D Systems’ stock prices lowered, but quickly bounced back. It seems the market will welcome

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Posted in Announcements

Cheaper, Cooler Furniture in our Future

Soon, we can say goodbye to the high prices, myriad efforts, and long waiting time generally required when buying furniture, because 4 AXYZ is changing all of that by 3D printing wooden furniture. “Furniture made of solid wood has become

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Posted in Business, Ideas, Uncategorized

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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Posted in 3D Printed Food, Product Review

Yahoo Japan Innovates Technology to Search 3D Prints Online

Yahoo Japan seems to have creativity up its sleeves – it has come out with a voice-activated technology to search through 3D printing blue prints online. Now, people who are visually impaired can simply verbally express a search term or

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Posted in Ideas, Uncategorized

3D Printer to Make Organs On Demand

This 3D printer London scientists created, called the Vista 3D, is in the works to print organs “at the touch of a button.” It comes equipped with a nozzle that can 3D print a broad range of materials with high

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Posted in Bioprinting, International

New 3D-printed 3D Printer From Kickstarter

For as little as $1,095, anyone with an internet connection can now order a 3D-printed 3D printer! Many of the parts in the gMax were printed by the RepRap 3D printer, and can be switched out. What is the world

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Posted in Engineering, Ideas, Uncategorized

NASA’s Rocket Passed Hot Fire Tests With Flying Colors

The rocket engine injector talked about before is now the real deal. NASA released more details this week about its 3D-printed rocket engine component. The component delivers propellants to an engine to power it. The director of the engineering directorate

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3D Printing a House Not So Far Off

What with everything that has been going on with 3D printing lately, it’s no wonder people across the globe have thought to 3D print buildings. An architect has designed this to-be-constructed building using 3D printing technology and some supporting reinforcements

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Posted in Ideas, International