Prusa i3 MK3 – New Features

The Prusa i3 MK3 is the successor to the most beloved 3D printer on the market, now the Prusa i3 Mk3 seeks to improve on the great performance of the MK2 by adding lots of smart new features. Here is a list so you can quickly see if the MK3 is the right printer for […]

MK3 Prusa Filament Sensor

Interview: Paulo Blank – Minibot Project – Brazil Projects

Hi guys! =D Most you may know that I’m from Brazil. And we do have a great market of national products for 3DPrinting, but like others, the Chinese market obfuscates the small ones like ours. And I started a campaign that I want to show to the world, all the good stuff that we produce […]

Top 5 3D Printers Under $300

There’s an age old question in 3D printing: What’s the best 3D Printer I can get for under $300 USD? It’s a question that makes even the most seasoned 3D printing expert shake with frustration. The worst part is that everyone has their own opinions on what 3D printers under $300 should be. Should it […]

Top 5 3D printers under $300 USD

Honest Joy Filament Review: Solid Economy PLA, HIPS and Nylon Filament

Feiyang Group (Honest Joy) contacted 3D-PT recently to review their production line of 3D printing filaments. Honest Joy sent me a generous sample of 14 different colors and types of filament to test. This sample had a mix of colorful PLA’s, HIPS, and Nylons. Color Change PLA’s Honest Joy currently sells filaments in 1.75 mm […]

color changing PLA

Ultrafine Particles and Fumes From 3D Printers: How Dangerous are They?

What You May Have Heard Anyone that’s been active in the 3D printing community for very long has heard the stories. Children having trouble breathing or an asthma attack occurring after prolonged exposure to “toxic fumes” from a 3D printer. There are always alarmists surrounding new technology and 3D printers are not exempt. But how […]

Printrbot and Polar3D introduce Printrbelt; a new conveyor belt 3D printer

Printrbot and Polar3D develop a new conveyor belt 3D printer While it isn’t a new concept, the conveyor belt 3D printer idea is gaining more and more popularity this year. Prove of this ‘trend’ popping up is the recent launching of the Printrbelt 3D printer, which just debuted last week after its successful development by […]

Conveyor belt 3D printer

3D Printer safety tips

People have been saying that 3d printing is dangerous, Unfortunately it is true, but following these 3D Printer safety tips, you can make it as safe as any other electronics in your house. take a look on our tips to make sure your printer is safe!   #tip one!  fix your thermistors! The thermistor is […]

Top 10 DIY projects to make with the Raspberry Pi 3 and a 3D printer

First of all, I must emphasize how wonderful is having a 3D printer in your life! you can simply print almost any tool, spinner or smiling face on the internet. Still, sometimes it all in plastic isn’t enough, we need to add electronics to get more useful objects. If you were looking for some DIY […]

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Top 10 3D Printing Projects for Kids you’d love to try this weekend!

When it comes to 3D printing, most people will exaggerate about your ‘apparently expensive’ hobby. On the other hand, your partner might be skeptical about the practical uses of having 3D printed stuff around the house. Fortunately, this article gives you awesome ideas on 3D printing projects for kids, so you and your family can […]

3d printing kids projects

MP Select Mini was Hacked using Reverse Engineering by Robin Reiter

Is this one of the best years for 3D printing? Well, I’m acquainted with some awesome news and I certainly see more people getting in touch with this technology. The 3DP industry is expanding its horizons and as Moore’s law established, with the passing of the years, it must be smaller and cheaper. MP Select Mini […]

Sydney Toddler with cerebral palsy takes first steps wearing 3D printed orthotics

A toddler has taken her first independent steps wearing 3D printed orthotics made by Australian start-up AbilityMate Eve Darcy was diagnosed with cerebral palsy only a few weeks after her birth; it wasn’t a surprise that Eve could only walk aided by a rolling frame as she growing. But now, after a couple of days […]

3D printed orthoses

Michelin unveils its 3D printed Airless and Eco-Friendly Concept tire

Whether as drivers or passengers, we all have faced a pneumatic issue on the road. At least in my city, where tracks are far from being uniform, a flat tire is a common and time-wasting incident. Knowing the great versatility of 3D printing for a while now, I’ve been wondering why we can’t just 3D print an airless […]

michelin tire system

Wave-Like 3D Printed Robots Could Soon be Crawling Through Your Intestines

This is SAW (Single Actuator Wave-Like Robot). Dr. David Zarrouk designed and tested this innovative 3D printed robot at Ben-Gurion University in Israel. The SAW uses a wave-like motion to propel itself over rough terrain, swim through water, and even climb up vertical walls. The SAW could be used as a reconnaissance vehicle, an inspection […]

mini 3d printed wave-like robot

Meet Public Autoquoter Tool, the latest 3D printing software launched by MakerOs

This time I bring you good news for your 3D printing purchasing habits and business; But first, let’s talk about the company who made this possible; MakerOs is a Detroit-Based company which offers all-in-one business management solutions through 3D printing software. In fact, its latest feature is Public Autoquoter, which was just added to its […]

Medical 3D printing might help infertile women get pregnant through Bio prosthetic Ovaries

I’m always talking about 3D printing as the future of prototyping and manufacturing but what about medical 3D Printing? Medical 3D printing begun with devices such as hearing aids and arm prosthesis. Now we count on 3D printed models for study in surgical cases and 3D printed bone replacements. Another example is the case that […]

Medical 3D Printing Ovaries

Top 5 New 3D printing Accelerator programs to which you should apply to grow your business

Being an entrepreneur is far from being an easy labor. There are many, many difficulties to face before bringing your idea to the market. But that’s actually the beginning of a harder stage: Successfully growing your business. Fortunately, there are a lot of alternatives to help you reaching potential costumers and grow your business; these […]

3D printing Accelerators

110 Fidget Spinner Designs To 3D Print – Part II

If you guys felt captivated by any of the 3D Printable Fidget models in the First part of the Fidget Spinner List, then here is the second part with other 55 printable designs you’ll definitely love and whish try: 56. Spinner Keychain Keychains and spinners are cool gadgets. why not combine them in a single […]

The Olsson Ruby – Is It Worth It?

I first want to thank Shop3d.ca for sending me The Olsson Ruby Nozzle to test.  I had a great time testing a product that had so much buzz around it! What Is The Olsson Ruby? If you haven’t heard of the Olsson Ruby nozzle, it has 2 claims to fame. First it’s resistances to wear […]

The Olsson Ruby

DIY 3D Printer from scratch – Bowden vs Direct Drive

Bowden vs Direct Drive setups? Welcome to 3DPrinterChat.com, this article is part of the DIY 3D Printer from scratch. In this topic you will learn what is an extruder, what are the models and how they can affect the printing quality and speed.   One of the first things that come up when we are […]

New Liquid 3D Printing Method by MIT and Steelcase

Scientists at the MIT Self-assembly Lab and Global Furniture Manufacturer Steelcase teamed up to develop a new and faster method of liquid 3D printing Let’s face it once again. In a consumer goods industry, where quality of finish and time are  key factors, conventional 3D printing is still fairly a slow process. Among other reasons, this […]

The innovative method, called ‘Rapid Liquid Printing’, has been successfully tested for customizing office furniture.

3D Printing News Summary: April 24, 2017

Here is a short summary of 3D-Printing News I bet you wouldn’t want to miss! A lot of news related to 3D Printing comes out everyday. Most of them are good news (though there are bad days too); The thing is that, at least for me, it is hard to keep up with all of […]

Learn to recognize effective Markets and start making money with your 3D printing business

What is 3D printing really for? We all know that 3D printing is a great technology improving in multiple fields and has a strong support in different communities all around the globe. In fact, a lot of companies are looking at how the can improve their services while reducing costs by embracing Additive Manufacturing. However, early adopters are still […]

3D Printing Business

3D Printing – Layer Height Under The Microscope

3D Printed Layer Height And Its Effect On Part Strength And Print Speed I was participating in an online discussion recently regarding layer height and its effect on part “quality”, strength and print speed. Here is a copy of the chart which sparked the discussion, which I originally spotted on the 3d printing club facebook […]

3D Printing Layer Chart

Flex3Drive Review

In this article I will be reviewing the Flex3Drive extruder system custom fitted for the Tevo Black Widow. DISCLAIMER – To be 100% honest I purchased the Flex3Drive on my own, and was going to do the design work myself and get it working on my Tevo Black Widow. Flex3Drive was gracious enough to work […]

Flex3Drive Review