Virginia Tech Researchers Take to reddit for AMA on 3D Printing Materials

Virginia Tech Researchers Take to reddit for AMA on 3D Printing Materials

As scientists work towards pushing the range of materials available for 3D printing further outside of plastics and metals, we can anticipate new 3D printing applications blossom at a slow but increasingly predictable manner. A group of scientists, engineers, and researchers at Virginia Tech’s  Design, Research, and Education for Additive Manufacturing Systems (DREAM) Lab have […]

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Executive Interview: Massimo Banzi, Co-Founder of Arduino

Executive Interview: Massimo Banzi, Co-Founder of Arduino

Massimo Banzi arduino executive interview for 3D Printing Industry Massimo Banzi is the co-founder of Arduino, the Italian manufacturer of the low-cost, open-source Arduino board driving much of the current Maker Revolution. In the following interview with 3DPI’s Davide Sher, Banzi discusses the foundation of Arduino, the Open Source movement, 3D printing and “making it” in […]

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Airwolf 3D Finds European Distributor in Hawk 3D Proto

Airwolf 3D Finds European Distributor in Hawk 3D Proto

After finding success as a reseller of the Airwolf 3D line of 3D printers, UK 3D printing retailer Hawk 3D Proto has agreed to become the printer manufacturer’s official European distributor. The West Yorkshire-based company is now actively seeking reselling partners in key European countries. This aggressive move into the European market comes as the […]

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Prynt case turns your phone into a Polaroid-like instant camera

Prynt case turns your phone into a Polaroid-like instant camera

The Prynt instant camera case promises to let you print photographs directly from your Android or Apple smartphone (Photo: Prynt) A new prototype instant camera case promises to let you print photographs directly from your Android or Apple smartphone, and in just 30 seconds. Dubbed Prynt, the modular unit acts as both a phone case […]

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The PIRX: That’s One Dreamy 3D Printer

The PIRX: That’s One Dreamy 3D Printer

While it is somewhat seen as the “Holy Grail” of desktop 3D printing, full color FDM technology is not easy to achieve. There have been attempts and it seems that the grail is almost within reach, although it will take some considerable R&D investments to make it into a reality. While botobjects is chasing that […]

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New Shapeways RUSH Program Sends 3D Prints to Your Doorstep in 2-3 Days

New Shapeways RUSH Program Sends 3D Prints to Your Doorstep in 2-3 Days

“We need things faster!” Booms the market, in the face of ontological uncertainty and ecological collapse. “Always faster!” Now that the Internet has supplied a continuous source of instant gratification and Amazon has brought that same feeling into the world of retail and package delivery, other retailers must follow suit. Shape up or ship out, […]

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3D Printer + CNC Machine = Teleportation? Nope!

3D Printer + CNC Machine = Teleportation? Nope!

Teleportation is wonderful sci-fi fantasy.  Perhaps there are civilizations in the outer reaches of our galaxy that have achieved this theoretical possibility.  Maybe there is a form of life (whatever that means) that teleports naturally by some innate genetic property.  It’s fun to let your imagination wander and wonder about the possibilities. If you apply […]

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Sharebot Debuts DLP 3D Printer for Jewelry Printing

Sharebot Debuts DLP 3D Printer for Jewelry Printing

Italian 3D printing startup Sharebot is shaping up to be quite the 3D printing heavy hitter, releasing an expansive portfolio of 3D printing products in a short span of time.  Just last year, the company added to its desktop FFF 3D printers, a desktop laser sintering system and a DLP printer .  Sharebot also began […]

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NVBOTS’ New 3D Printing Curriculum is Common Core Compliant

NVBOTS’ New 3D Printing Curriculum is Common Core Compliant

NVBOTS officially unveiled their new 3D printing curriculum and they’re Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards compliant! Not only that, but they’ve shipped their first 3D printer to non-profit education program Citizen Schools . This is the first reward shipped by the Boston 3D printing startup, which successfully crowdfunded their new education venture through […]

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