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30 Years In 3D Printing: A Chat With EOS

This week, EOS celebrates its 30th anniversary. EOS North America President Glynn Fletcher offers a look into operations and a look ahead in industry.

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Final Word: The First 3D Printer

Since we published a story about the invention of 3D printing a few weeks ago, we have had much feedback.

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Who Really Invented 3D Printing?

We all know that 3D printing was conceived in the mid-1980s, but the person who did so first is probably someone you’ve never heard of.

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3D Hubs Makes One Million Parts?

3D print network 3D Hubs announced an impressive milestone: they’ve not produced over one million 3D prints. 

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Few Limits to 3D Print Size

A project by Poland’s Fucco Design created replicas of large church figurines in wood. 

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Whoopass Drops 3D Printing

Whoopass is a bobble head manufacturer. You’d think they could make great use of 3D printing technology, but it didn’t work out for them. 

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Five Years Ago In 3D Printing

We’ve been writing Fabbaloo for quite a few years now. So long that it’s time to take a look back to examine the prehistoric world of 3D printing of five years ago. 

3D Systems

We. Touched. It.

The rather simple plastic item shown above happened to be in the possession of certain individuals at 3D Systems’ booth at EuroMold 2013.    What

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Be Your Own Souvenir!

It’s not new but we just bumped into an interesting video of a project that took place in 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. The “Be Your

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3D Printer History: The Festo iFab 3D Printer

We ran across an experimental 3D printer developed years ago by Festo, a German industrial conglomerate. The iFab was designed in 2009 by Festo’s Bionic

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The Cube Spotted At Staples

For the very first time, a personal 3D printer has been seen on display in a major retail chain. 3D Systems made a deal with

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Prehistoric 3D Printing Video

And now some 3D Printing history. This amazing historic TV clip originates with a show entitled, “Good Morning America” and is dated from 1989 –

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3D Printed Weaponry Now Functional

Another first for 3D printing: A pistol constructed from 3D printed parts has been successfully fired.    The gun design was an AR-15, a “a lightweight,

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3D Printing A Canadian Cabinet Minister

During an official visit to the AssentWorks Makerspace in Winnipeg, Canadian Federal Cabinet Minister Tony Clement had his picture taken numerous times, as typically happens

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Dinosaur Printing in Detail

There’s a terrific article on The Verge describing all the details of actual Dinosaur printing. That’s the science of 3D scanning dinosaur fossils and using

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