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Category: News
Burglary: 30 units of Ultimaker 2 3D printers were stolen in Netherlands
Burglary: 30 units of Ultimaker 2 3D printers were stolen in Netherlands

Two days ago Ultimaker team announced not very good news, 30 Ultimaker 3D printers were stolen from the company warehouse in Netherlands. Ultimaker addressed to all people to help them to locate these units and asked to keep their eyes open for any suspicious sales of Ultimaker 2. They also provided an example of serial Read more

What is the future of ABS filament?
What is the future of ABS filament?

If you take a look at current 3D printing industry trend you may notice that producers of 3D printers offer ABS filament as an option more and more seldom. At origin ABS was among very first plastic materials that were used in fast developing 3D printing industry. It was chosen because of its heavy use Read more

Help to print and assemble 3D replica of George Washington
Help to print and assemble 3D replica of George Washington

During the Art Bytes hackathon that took place at Walter Art Museum in Baltimore last weekend, 3d scanning/modeling company Direct Dimensions was doing 3D scanning of different objects inside the museum. One of the objects chosen for 3D scanning was a bust of George Washington. This event gathered about 14 teams and one of them Read more

3D printing of Forbidden City is finished
3D printing of Forbidden City is finished

A several days ago a big 3d printing project was finished. It was started in last October by Leapfrog 3D printers in collaboration with the Chinese Nanjing Museum and Dutch museum De Nieuwe Kerk, it took about four month to accomplish this masterpiece. 3D Printed scale model of China’s ‘Forbidden City’ is 1:300 of the Read more

Endswell presents 3D printed jewelry collection
Endswell presents 3D printed jewelry collection

Nowadays 3D printing is being spread everywhere. Endswell Jewerly has recently announced that they combined traditional handicraft and newest 3d printing technologies to produce their solid gold cast jewelry. The team of designers based in San Francisco, Rachel Gant and Andrew Deming, who have a huge background in different design spheres, were behind the Endswell Read more

Thanks to 3D printing technologies, duck Dudley can walk again!
Thanks to 3D printing technologies, duck Dudley can walk again!

Poor Canadian duck named Dudley can walk again. He had this possibility thanks to new 3D printing technologies. Dudley lost his leg when he was just a little baby duck due to violent attack from a chicken kept in the same pen. A new replacement limb was created by Terence Loring of 3 Pillar Designs. Read more

New ‘da Vinci’ 3D printer gets CES award with US$499 price tag
New ‘da Vinci’ 3D printer gets CES award with US$499 price tag

XYZprinting Inc. presented its new 3D printer at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Surprisingly but the price of this printer should be just US$499,  which is unbelievably low comparing to existing predecessors. Judges praised the da Vinci 1.0 as an “affordable and approachable 3D printing” device, comparing it to products from other Read more

3D Systems and Hershey collaborate to create the future of 3D printable foods
3D Systems and Hershey collaborate to create the future of 3D printable foods

As was recently announced by Hershey (HSY), the largest producer of chocolate in North America, they are planning to work in tight collaboration with 3D Systems (DDD) in the nearest future. The main idea of this project is to explore ways to use 3D printing on food products creation and create 3d food printer. These Read more

NASA is going to send a 3D printer into orbit
NASA is going to send a 3D printer into orbit

NASA is going to send a 3D printer into orbit. 3D printer will allow astronauts create the lost or broken objects. However launching will take a lot of space and add to the weight. 3D printer will be ready for the mission in June. With a 3D printer there will be no need for astronauts Read more

Is 3D printed Pizza real?
Is 3D printed Pizza real?

Anjan Contractor and his company Systems and Materials Research Corporation have been awarded a grant from NASA to create a food synthesizer like the one you may have seen in Star Trek. However the one invented by Contractor is more worldly. He’s looking forward to the day when there’s a 3D printer in every kitchen Read more