There’s often said to be a “race to the bottom” with desktop 3D printers. What happens when we get there?
The Einstar 3D Scanner
Shining 3D announced a new and very affordable handheld 3D scanner, the Einstar.
Xact Metal Shifting To Commercialization
Xact Metal is shifting their focus towards commercialization.
Looking Back at 3D Print Trends in 2021
The year 2021 has ended, and it’s time to look back to see what happened in 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing.
The Rise of Palitra and Low Cost Full Color 3D Printing For All
A new company, Palitra, hopes to provide practical and affordable full color 3D printing technology to the market.
Inside the NILS 480 SLS 3D Printer
Sinterit has revealed more details about their upcoming NILS 480 SLS 3D printer, which could shake up the SLS market.
Dassault Systèmes Offers Low-Priced SOLIDWORKS for Makers
Dassault Systèmes announced a new low-cost SOLIDWORKS offer for makers.
Hands On With The Anycubic Vyper 3D Printer, Part 3
I had the opportunity to test out the new Vyper 3D printer from Anycubic in our lab: print results.
Hands On With The Anycubic Vyper 3D Printer, Part 2
I had the opportunity to test out the new Vyper 3D printer from Anycubic in our lab: setup and printing.
Hands On With The Anycubic Vyper 3D Printer, Part 1
I had the opportunity to test out the new Vyper 3D printer from Anycubic in our lab: features and unpacking.
What’s In An Ultra-Low Cost 3D Printer These Days?
Today’s ultra-low cost 3D printers are a far cry from their predecessors.
The New ANYCUBIC Vyper 3D Printer
ANYCUBIC announced a brand-new desktop 3D printer, the Vyper, and it has an attractive price-performance ratio.
The Case For Low-Cost SLS 3D Printing
A manufacturer has discovered the possibilities enabled by low-cost SLS 3D printing.
Sinterit Introduces Polypropylene SLS Material
Sinterit announced the availability of a new polypropylene material for their low-cost, compact SLS 3D printers.
Creality Ender 3 3D Printer Hits Record Low Price
A browse of Creality’s online shop revealed their famous Ender 3 desktop 3D printer can now be had for only US$155.
Hints Of A New LulzBot Desktop 3D Printer
A mysterious video trailer suggests a new, inexpensive LulzBot 3D printer could be soon on the market.
SOLIDWORKS For Students And Makers Coming Later This Year
Dassault Systèmes announced some changes to SOLIDWORKS pricing that will be of interest to both students and makers.
3D Printed Field Testing Shows More Weather Science For Less Money
Sometimes “field testing” is very literal, as Argonne National Laboratory’s recent work with a 3D printed weather station highlights.
The Cheap Filament Option
Many Fabbaloo readers consume a lot of 3D printer materials, and that can be expensive. But there are ways to reduce costs.
A $59 3D Printer?
The 3DFORT is an ultra-low-cost desktop 3D printer on Kickstarter. We have some thoughts on this development.
Is Stratasys Feeling The Pressure From Below?
Stratasys launched an unusual marketing campaign that for the first time targets users of low-cost alternative 3D printing equipment. Why did they do this?
An Update On XACT Metal, The “Accessible” 3D Printing Alternative
XACT Metal’s low-cost, accessible 3D printer has become popular in a very specific market. We spoke to CEO Juan Mario Gomez to find out which one.
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.
The Additec μPrinter Metal 3D Printer
Additec’s new μPrinter allows parts to be 3D printed in both powder and wire in the same system.
Carbon Dramatically Reduces Resin Cost, Increases Manufacturing Possibilities
In a surprise announcement, Carbon reduced the price of three of their most popular 3D print resins.