High-schoolers in Hong Kong set Guinness World Record for biggest 3D printed sculpture display

Lately, a new week also means a new World Record for 3D printing! At least a week ago, 1,236 students from 123 different secondary schools across Hong Kong set the World Record Guinness for the biggest 3D printed sculpture display. The giant model, which represents Hong Kong’s harbour side in miniature, consist of 1,214 3D […]

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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 […]

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Students from Mexico use a 3D printer to create synthetic bone implants

Mexican students create bone implants from a third-generation material that promotes bone growth Students from Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP) in Puebla, Mexico, made use of a 3D printing machine to create biocompatible bone implants from special material; this method is capable of regenerating bone tissue and could actually replace the use of existing alternatives. […]

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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 […]

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Formula 1 Teams Deploy 3D Printing To Race For Victory

3D Printing in F1 3D printing and Formula 1 have been close allies for a quite long time. The possible design degrees of freedom and the capability to quickly tryout new materials and designs allure F1 owners to capitalize from this disruptive technology. 3D printing has also been used to build actual cars that can […]

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3D Printing Then, Now, Next Five Years and BEYOND

The 3D Printing Epiphany In 2010 I became aware of 3D Printing and had my epiphany regarding what I believe was its potential to change the world. At that time I was seeking a new passion and 3D Printing provided me not only with a new hobby but the vehicle for changing my life and […]

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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 […]

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Advertising Your 3D Printing Business on Google Adwords

If advertising your business online is difficult, then advertising your 3D Printing is extremely difficult depending on what you are selling. The 3D Printing industry is a niche of many niches, but it is a very small niche industry. Unlike most general industries, a 3D Printing company is targeting a demographic of a few thousand […]

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3D Printing Beginners – Know anyone who needs to kickstart their 3d printing journey?

Beginners to 3D printing often find their enthusiasm flames out when they realize that the rainbows and unicorns they have been sold are imaginary, so I wanted to put some of those mythical creatures to rest, and offer some hope for the fresh-newbies who want to avoid all the unicorn poop, and 3d print with fewer stresses and hassles. Sound good? Let’s go!

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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 […]

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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 […]