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6k additive

6K Additive Makes Some Big Moves

6K Additive has commissioned their first units and at the same time has landed a sustainable client.

abs

An Update On RePLAy 3D

RePLAy 3D contacted us to explain more details about the nature of their unusual 3D printer filament recycling service.

monomer

Wanted: PDK 3D Printer Filament

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

chemical

3D Printed Metal Scavenger Filters

New research seems to have developed an incredibly effective method of 3D printing speciality filters to extract specific metals from waste material.

3devo

3DEVO Expands to North America

3DEVO is opening an office in the USA to market their desktop filament maker, and this is a significant milestone for the company and the 3D printing industry.

interview

A New Recycled Filament Option: RE PET 3D

Is 3D printer filament made from recycled material financially viable? Czech company RE PET 3D hopes to prove so, with their 100% recycled 3D printer filament products.

$3d printing innovations

Five Impactful 3D Printing Innovations

Let’s take a look at a few of the most impressive 3D printing innovations of the last five years and see how much the industry has changed since it began.

filament

3D Print Community: Reflow

This month’s community support selection is Reflow, a project to assist third world countries through 3D printing. 

recycling

Cellulose Has Been 3D Printed

A report on PhysOrg describes how researchers developed an ingenious method of 3D printing with cellulose. 

recycling

Home Plastic Recycling

Plastic recycling, while seemingly a good idea, has apparently had a difficult time. Dave Hakkens, a student at the Design Academy Eindhoven,  has created an inexpensive way to do it yourself. 

mobile

Taipei’s Mobile 3D Printer

Fabraft, a Taipei-based design company has combined 3D printing, trash picking and a bicycle to create something very unusual.

recycling

3D Printer Filament Recycling is Super Green

In a study recently released by the Michigan Technological University (MTU), Joshua Pierce and his group have found that recycling commonplace plastics into 3D printing filament consumes less energy than traditional recycling.

recycling

Recycle Your 3D Prints With Filamaker

Fabbaloo friend Joris Peels has written an extensive interview with Marek Senický, whose new venture, Filamaker, promises to shake up the filament industry.     

material

Finally: 3D Printer Recycling

We missed this one earlier this year, but it’s still a terrific idea: The Filabot is a “plastic filament maker”. The idea is straightforward, obvious

environment

Carbon Credits Required For 3D Makers?

We’re reading a piece on GearFuse that reviews a short video of folks designing and printing some very cool salt and pepper shakers – but

recycling

The Opposite of a 3D Printer?

The opposite of a 3D printer would be a recycling machine. In other words, there should be a way to collect leftover material (or even

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