A $59 3D Printer?

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


BigRep Ships 500th 3D Printer

BigRep hit a huge milestone with the shipment of their 500th 3D printer. We look back on how they got there.


What’s With The Silk Filaments?

There’s increasing interest in “silk” 3D printer filaments, which are astonishingly shiny and now available from mainstream materials providers.


The Even Better Modix 3D Printers

Modix has upgraded their line of large-format 3D printers to what they call “version 3”. But that version actually includes a huge list of powerful improvements.


3ntr’s Spectral 30 High Temperature 3D Printer

3ntr has introduced an extremely high temperature 3D printer with a build chamber temperature of 250C, capable of 3D printing all high temperature materials, such as PEEK, ULTEM, PAEK and more.


Wanted: PDK 3D Printer Filament

Researchers have discovered a new plastic material, PDK, which seems to have unusually strong recycling properties.


Surprise! Prusa Announces MINI 3D Printer

Prusa Research announced a brand new desktop 3D printer, the Original Prusa MINI. Its surprisingly low price will enable almost anyone to obtain a quality 3D printer.


A £99 3D Printer? Apparently So

Is a low-cost, actually functional 3D printer possible? It may be so with Makertech 3D’s new Axis 3D printer, which sports many features normally found on higher-priced gear.


Hasbro beseitigt Kunststoffverpackungen

Charles Goulding und Peter Favata von R & D Tax Savers, untersuchen die möglichen Auswirkungen von Hasbros Maßnahme auf die 3D-Druckindustrie.


Hasbro To Eliminate Plastic Packaging

Charles Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers examine the potential impact of Hasbro’s move to eliminate plastic packaging on the 3D printing industry.


Big Chemical Forces To Pivot

What happens when the big guys move into 3D print materials? The smaller players must pivot; is no longer selling filament!

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3D Printing As Shipping Container?

How can you 3D print in remote locations? One option is Millebot, which produces a line of 3D printers and manufacturing machines based on standard shipping containers.

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Continuous Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Gets Massive

While we recently reported that carbon fiber 3D printing is still in its early stages, we have also learned that development in the space is quickly progressing.

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Snapmaker 2.0 Raises The Most

Snapmaker completed their recent Kickstarter campaign with astonishing results.

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If you’re thinking about 3D printing in high-temperature materials you might want to look at the INTAMSYS FUNMAT PRO 410.


Hage’s Other 3D Printers

You may have seen our story last year on Hage’s amazing 5-axis 3D printer, but did you know they offer several other powerful 3D printers?


Imprinta’s Strong 3D Printer

When we last met Imprinta, the company sold an inexpensive desktop system, the Hercules. How times have changed!


The Mysterious Origin

I’m looking at a 3D printing startup that recently emerged from stealth mode, Origin.


A $35 3D Printer? Not!

This seems impossible, but I saw an advertisement for a US$35 3D printer.

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The Northworks 600x 3D Printer

We have not yet seen the Northworks 600x 3D printer, but it seems to be an amazing machine.

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