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Amazing Space Ready 3D Printer Unveiled by NASA

Living in space faces many challenges, such as the availability of critical spare parts. Supply trips to the ISS are somewhat uncommon, so getting a replacement part for a broken piece of equipment is both slow and…

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3D-Print Your Own TSA Master Keys

In a not too distant future your average person will be able to print their own door keys thanks to the technique of 3D printing. Which is great news for those who have lost there’s, not…

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HP Tackles ‘Ink Anxiety’ With 50% Reduced Costs and Instant Ink Printers

Low-cost printers from HP, Epson, Brother and more all seem like a superb value-for-money proposition but the cold, hard reality is they are extremely expensive to run due to extortionate ink prices. Often, these budget printers…

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Glass 3D Printing Technique Is Stunning

Recent years have seen the technique of 3D printing evolve from a niche concept to a mainstream phenomenon, which in turn has opened up a whole new horizon for product manufacturing. If you thought this was…

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Amsterdam Getting 3D Printed Steel Bridge

3D printing is constantly innovating construction, but a project which is set to begin in two years time in Amsterdam, is really pushing the limits of what we thought was possible. The unique project will not…

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What If You Tried to Print the Entire Internet?

The internet, a whopping network of networks, spanning the entire globe and even some of outerspace. More than 3 billion users are online and by 2016 internet traffic could be at a massive rate of one…

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L’Oreal Teaming Up To 3D Print Skin

Cause you’re worth it. The catch phrase of L’Oreal, a world-famous cosmetic company, is known to many. Did you know that they grow skin from donated samples? How about that they want to start 3D printing human…

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Sea Turtle Can Return To The Sea Due To 3D Printing

3D Printing has done a lot for people in the past few years, from creating 3D Iron Man Hands for children to creating apartment buildings. A group in Turkey, however, have found another use for it; helping…

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Airbus A350 WXB Jet Features 1000 3D Printed Parts

3D printers have revolutionized many industries in recent years, but before they started entering the consumer market, albeit mostly for the enthusiast crowd at the moment, they were getting used in everything from Formula 1 to…

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Show Your Skills in Voltivo’s 3D Creation Contest

Voltivo is inviting everyone to take part in their global 3D printing contest, dubbed the Voltivo 3D Creation Contest. Design enthusiasts, and everyone else for that matter, can submit their original 3D model designs however simple…

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7yr Old Girl Gets 3D Printed Robohand – Only Cost $50 to Produce!

3D printing has revolutionized the world of prosthetics, making prototyping and modifications of prosthetics a much quicker process, while also drastically reducing the cost of creating the required components. After losing her left hand at just…

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3D Printed Ice Cubes – Literally the Coolest Thing You’ll See This Week

3D printing is awesome, it has created so many cool and innovative products and solutions to many manufacturing problems, as well as putting most of that power into the hands of consumers. However, it’s also been…

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3D Print Your Own GlaDOS Robotic Ceiling Arm Lamp!

Earlier today we brought you news of a very cool 3D printed guitar, which is great for musicians to tinker around with. However, if you’re more excited by the world of amateur robotics and the legendary…

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Create Your Own Fully Working 3D Printed Guitar

3D printing may not be a technology we all have at our disposal, but there’s no doubt that it’s still an incredible technology, that is becoming more affordable almost every day. YouTuber Solstie has created a fully…

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Amazon Experimenting With Fitting 3D Printers in Delivery Vehicles

Amazon is pretty much doing everything it can to get goods to you as quickly as possible. From Amazon Prime next day delivery to their conceptual Prime Air drone service. It’s almost like they’re working towards having…

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Royal Mail Embracing 3D Printing Technology, Wants to Custom Print Your Items

The Royal Mail has partnered with 3D printing specialist iMakr to install 3D printers at its New Cavendish Street delivery office, hoping to entice the public. Customers can purchase custom designs or ready-to-print objects, and the…

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HP Seek 3D Printing Future With ‘Multi Jet Fusion’ Technology

HP are eager to be a big player in the 3D printing business, maybe so they can overcharge for the inks… just kidding. They’re eager to show the world their “Multi Jet Fusion” technology, which it…

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Giant 3D Printer Capable of Printing Cars

Oak Ridge and Cincinnati Incorporated have worked together to create a living room sized 3D printer, which is also the worlds first large-scale 3D printer that’s capable of working with polymers. To demonstrate the capabilities of…

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NASA Tests 3D Printed Rocket Parts [Video]

Creating knockoff Lego blocks, a funky key ring or a new phone case are some of the basic features available from your run of the mill consumer 3D printer, but NASA are really pushing the limits…

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3D Printed Skeleton Keys Can Pick High Security Locks in Seconds

Lock picking is something of an art form, while the basics can be learnt relatively quickly, there are locks out there that even the experts will struggle with, until now. Using 3D printing techniques, Jos Weyers…

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3D Printed Invention Solves The Dreaded Ketchup Water Problem

There are many people in this world who love Ketchup, but for those of us who do love it (myself included) there is one major drawback. That time when you forget to shake the bottle first, you…

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Full Colour, Multi Material Professional 3D Printer Revealed

One of the worlds largest 3D printer manufacturers, Stratasys, has revealed their latest model, one that blows just about everything else available on the market out of the water with a range of cool new features…

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Disabled Duck Gets A New 3D Printed Limb, Faith In Humanity Restored!

The power of 3D printing has been proven once again valuable. This time, helping a poor disabled duck. Dudley, a duck rescued by the K911 animal rescue service from Sicamous, Canada, has lost his leg when…

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Adobe Photoshop Update Brings 3D Printing and Perspective Warp

Adobe has launched its latest update to its Creative Cloud suite. Among the update, Photoshop notably received an interesting feature, namely the addition of a tool for making changes to a photo’s perspective and 3D printing.…

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Bloc Party’s Lead Singer To Release 3D Printed Record

Amanda Ghassaei, a software engineer for DIY website Instructables came up with an idea, and the method for making records using 3D printing techniques. Sure the quality won’t be anything like a properly pressed vinyl record…

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YieldJet Prints OLED TV Panels Using InkJet Technology

OLED TV panels are the future, there is no doubt about it. If you have doubts about the benefits of an OLED panel, it is because you haven’t seen one yet, with many panels promising infinite…

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Kindle Fire OS 3.1 Update Released

Amazon has released its latest OS update, the Kindle Fire 3.1, for the Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX variants. The update consist of various improvements, optimizations, as well as new apps. One of the…