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What is Love? 3D Print Me (NSFW)

3D printing is a seductive and addicting hobby that traps many in its filament web. Like any relationship, it starts casually at first with the first print that you handle. From their 3D printing builds into a more steady relationship, as you buy your first desktop printer ; from there you go through the ups and downs  as you learn…

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5 groundbreakers in the 3dprinting industry during 2016

2016 is about to finish and I can say it was a year of huge contrasted events. We witnessed countless human nonsense we really never thought would happen (Brexit, Colombia Says No to Peace, Trump campaign and much more), but also the launching of new projects, as well as more and better progress in various sectors thanks to the implementation…

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5 Ways to Feed your 3D Printing Habit

Christmas is over and you got the 3D printer  on your wish list. After you set up your printer and start looking at different filaments  you start realizing the harsh reality of all hobbies. 3D printing is going to cost you some money. Filament, electricity and auxiliary equipment will all add to the cost of your fascinating fabrication hobby. With…

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3D Addivist Cookbook; Liberal Art Majors Invade 3D Printing

The 3D Additivist Cookbook recently was published for free online, after a long hyped period of editing and collecting. The Cookbook is a compilation of different essays on a wide range of topic in 3D printing. The Additivist Cookbook started with the Additivist Manefesto in March 2015 with a call by Morehshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke for papers about 3D…

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How moist filaments will screw up your 3D-printing

It’s not a myth guys. Moisture in filaments will really screw up your precious 3D-print! Not so long ago I decided to put this to the test, and in this video (and article below) you can understand what’s happening! I think the general understanding of most experienced 3D-print users is that you’re suppose to store your filaments well. But why?…

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3D printing during 2016: insights and predictions

{:en} 2016 is about to culminate, and there is no doubt that everything has happened extremely fast. From my part, I can say it was full of ups and downs; Were days of hard work, scholar stress and new projects knocking at my door. Writing for 3Dprinterchat has been one of those new experiences that came this year to get…

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3D Printing Fidgets

{:en}Recently fidgets have become popular for adults as well as children. Fidgets on the surface may seem like toys, but they are actually adaptive devices to help people focus and calm down in their everyday life. 3D printing is full of printable fidgets. Others designers have published plenty of fidget files, including the recent explosion in EDC (every day carry)…

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3 Types of People I Hate in the 3D Printing Community

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{:en}Okay, first to explain what I mean with the term “3D Printing Fad”, because it has created a lot of confusion within many of the articles I have written, and it is what I base my analysis on. I acknowledge that 3D Printing in itself is an additive manufacturing technique used for rapid prototyping. The media, however, tend to present…

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Printing with Flexible Filaments

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When it comes to exotic filaments  flexible filaments hold a special place in the hearts of many 3D printers. These flexible thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) filaments let you 3d print squishy toys, RC car wheels, and other practical pieces. The main appeal of flexible materials is the ability to print non-ridged items. The new Lulzbot Taz 6 has NinjaFlex washers in…

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Can you print your own DNA? Strengthen your 3D printed models using bionics

{:en} Wilbur used to study the motion of birds. The warping of their wings sparked him the idea to use the same principle to achieve lateral control of his flying machine. Yes, we are talking about Wilbur Wright, one of the Wright brothers, one of the first inventors of today’s aeroplane. When a kingfisher darts into water in search of…

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8 Unbelievable Things You Can 3D Print

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I have not 3D-printed a Girlfriend yet, but these are just as cool. I have been researching the 3D Printing world and advancements, and there are many objects that have been created that I never, ever, expected could be 3D Printed. Most of them, in fact, I have already printed myself, and they are actually working. I compiled a list…

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