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1.75 vs 2.85mm Filament Showdown

Where did the two 3D printer filament diameters come from and what is the difference? Which one is better?

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All About Polygonica’s Mesh Handling Toolkit

Polygonica provides a powerful set of mesh processing tools that can be embedded in any other software. We spoke to a representative to find out who uses this software.

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Thoughts From The 3D Printing Store

We had a chat with Debra Wilcox of The 3D Printing Store to find out her thoughts on 3D printing sales, operations during the crisis and the future of 3D printing in manufacturing.

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More Engineering Materials From MakerBot

MakerBot announced the availability of two new materials for their METHOD X platform, including PC-ABS and a fire-resistant version.

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A $59 3D Printer?

The 3DFORT is an ultra-low-cost desktop 3D printer on Kickstarter. We have some thoughts on this development.

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Guest Posting On Fabbaloo

Did you know we accept stories from readers? Anyone with a good idea that meets our guidelines is welcome to submit a story proposal on a 3D print topic to Fabbaloo.

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Sonda SYS Lands In North America

Sonda SYS has made arrangements to open up sales of their line of 3D printers in North America, gaining a new audience for their unusual SL02 dual-size machine.

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Book of the Week: Raspberry Pi Cookbook

This week’s selection is the “Raspberry Pi Cookbook: Software and Hardware Problems and Solutions 3rd Edition” by Simon Monk.

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VELO3D Launches Tall Metal 3D Printer

VELO3D announced a new, much taller Sapphire metal 3D printer that enables 3D printing metal parts for automotive, aerospace and oil & gas.

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ANSI COVID-19 Equipment Standards Released, But…

ANSI has released several official standards related to the production of emergency medical equipment to address the COVID-19 process, which may apply to 3D printed components.

Rendering of the VentCore open source ventilator system [Source: VentCore]
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The VentCore Open Source Ventilator Project

A new design for an open source ventilator that can be partially 3D printed has surfaced, but there are many cautions required before building it.

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How To Coordinate COVID-19 Parts Production

A group in Huntsville, Alabama has developed a sophisticated system for collecting, cleaning and distributing emergency medical equipment 3D printed by individual supporters.

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How To Use A 3D Print Temperature Tower

One of the key techniques that should be used by 3D printer operators is the “Temperature Tower”. We explain how to use them.

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The Advantage Of The Phrozen Sonic XL 4K 3D Printer

The Phrozen Sonic XL 4K is a very interesting resin 3D printer that has several technical secrets behind its ability to 3D print large objects in high resolution at a rapid speed.

Memories Of KD

It’s possible to make a souped-up version of KD without any use of 3D printing technologies whatsoever.

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3D Systems Stock Gets an Unexpected Boost

3D Systems’ stock price took a bit of a rise this week, possibly due to investor observation of their broad COVID-19 efforts and their extensive healthcare focus.

New HQ For ZMorph

ZMorph has moved to a new headquarters, hinting at business success.

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3D Printing and Vases

Charles Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers examine 3D printing put to use in creating vases.

Why Do 3D Prints Warp?

Have you ever wondered why 3D prints warp? We made some diagrams to understand what is happening.

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