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10 Large Scale 3D Printers Big Enough to Print Furniture

Zilla3D<p>Printable materials:<br>• PLA, ABS, HIPS, PETG<br>• Closed chamber:<br>• Yes<br>• Connectivity:<br>• SD<p>Print size (DH):<br>• 75 x 106 cm - 29.2 x 42 inches<p>Zilla3D …

What is 3D Printing? The definitive guide

3D Printing is an additive manufacturing process that creates a physical object from a digital design. There are different 3D printing technologies …

Grace Du Prez's 3D Printed Vases Show the Magic Possible with the 3Doodler Pen

I did not think it was possible to make it any more difficult for me to wait patiently for the arrival of my 3Doodler 2, but that was before I saw …

This Incredible Fully Functional 3D Printed Motorcycle will be Unveiled at RAPID 2015 This Week

As the world begins to come to grips over the fact that someone has already 3D printed a fully functional car, and that surgeons from across the …

L'Oreal partners with bioprinting company to print human skin

The cosmetics company wants to increase lab-based skin production<p>L'Oreal already grows thousands of human skin samples per year in its labs in Lyon, France — but it wants more. So the cosmetics company is partnering with Organovo, a startup that uses bioprinting technology to create human tissue …

With the 3D printer revolution slow to reach the household market, MakerBot regroups

In the lobby of MakerBot’s office is a framed issue of the Economist, featuring a cover story about the rise of the 3D printing industry. It’s from 2013, when MakerBot was the pride of the burgeoning consumer 3D printing market.<p>Last month, the company laid off about 20% of its staff and closed its …

3D Printing

Blind mother gets to 'see' her unborn son for the first time thanks to 3D printing

Tatiana Guerra, who has been blind since she was 17, was 20 weeks pregnant when diaper company Huggies Brazil offered her the chance to meet her meet her unborn son, Murilo, for the first time.<p>Unable to see ultrasounds, expecting mothers like Tatiana have traditionally relied on verbal descriptions …

BioBots Is A 3D Printer For Living Cells

U.S. biotech startup BioBots sits at the intersection between computer science and chemistry. Its debut product, a desktop 3D printer for biomaterials, which was just demoed on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY — printing Van Gogh’s ear in replica, no less — combines hardware, software and wetware. …

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3D Printed Cello, 2-String Violin & Single String Bass Guitar Stun Crowds at 3D Print Week NY

Back in March, 3DPrint.com broke a story on a 3D printed 2-string piezoelectric violin which MONAD Studio had announced they would be unveiling at …

Visit Europe's first 3D-printed home in Amsterdam

Located on the banks of one of Amsterdam’s many canals is a building site with a difference. Architects are hoping to build Europe’s first 3D-printed house, using a 3D printer ten times bigger than an ordinary one.<p>The structure is made of a bio-plastic heavily based on plant oil and reinforced with …

Tiny 3D-printed drill is powered by a hearing aid battery

We've seen teeny-tiny 3D printers before, and now we're getting pint-sized creations to match. An ingenious engineer from New Zealand set out to make the world's smallest cordless drill, and the result is pretty remarkable. The tiny tool measures just 17mm tall, 13mm long and 7.5mm wide, with a …

Terminator-style 3D printing grows objects from a pool of liquid

Let's talk about layers. Traditional 3D printing involves a machine stacking layers of material to create a 3D object. This takes time and leaves ripples showing where those layers were laid down. Now, imagine you could grow an object out of a pool of liquid, much like Robert Patrick emerging as …

3D Printing

Multimaterial 3D printing brings Italian fashion to life

Multimaterial 3D printing is opening up a brave new world of fashion possibilities, and the Stratasys Objet500 Connex3 is leading the charge. Gruppo Meccaniche Luciani -- a Corridonia, Italy-based manufacturer of moulds and other tools for making footwear -- has designed a collection to showcase …

Prototyping

3D printing to be used to construct Dubai's Museum of the Future

Mar. 5, 2015 | By Simon<p>As if the dramatically changing landscape of Dubai isn’t already futuristic-looking as it is, a <b>new building set to open in …

Inventions

This 3D Printed Swimsuit Will Totally Blow Your Mind - Printed on a MakerBot 3D Printer

As 3D printing gradually inches its way into the fashion industry, individuals and companies continue to experiment with how the technology can be …

How 3D Printing is Changing the Game of Designer Jewelry

3D printing has been around for more than 30 years already and sparked excitement among the public and futurists alike. In an episode of ABC’s <i>Good</i> …

3D Printing

Visually Impaired Can Feel Art With 3D Printed Paintings

Visually impaired and blind people will probably not have the best moments of their lives in museums. As they are visually impaired or even unable to …

Art

3D Printing Allows for the Reproduction of Michelangelo's Iconic Sculptures

When it comes to classical works of Renaissance art, one name stands toward the top echelon of sculptors. That name is Michelangelo, and his works …

Can a $600 3D Printer Beat a $20,000 Machine?

The internet is such an incredible and beautiful place: Two strangers with amazing toys came together to give us a showdown that is sure to amuse and inform. In one corner, we have Scott Hanselman, armed with a $600 Printrbot simple metal he got two weeks ago. In the other corner, we have Brandon …

Time-lapse Photography

3D printing: Who’s investing now and what’s coming next

Printing has come a long way since Gutenberg and the first printing press in 1439. The printing industry has evolved from the golden age of printing …

Venture Capital

Prismadd Joins the French 3D Printing Scene

Three French companies have joined together to introduce Prismadd, an ambitious effort to integrate all aspects of metals and plastics additive …

Homebase

World's first 3D-printed car is born in Detroit

3D printers are everywhere and can be used to recreate almost anything, from buildings to airplanes and even human organs.<p>So it was only a question of time before the first 3D-printed came along. That’s what happened in Detroit, where the world’s first 3-D printed car was printed live at the annual …

Ultimaker2 Go & Ultimaker2 Extended 3D Printers to be Unveiled at 2015 CES

When it comes to consumer-level 3D printers, two companies seem to rule the road. The first is US-based MakerBot, which was acquired by Stratasys in …

3D Printing

Soccer Playing, 3D Printed MANAV Robot Debuts at IIT Mumbai TechFest

MANAV, which the developers say is India’s first 3D printed humanoid robot, was launched at IIT Mumbai TechFest recently.<p>Built by the A-SET Training …

Nervous System and Autodesk Debut Second 4D Kinematics Dress at CES 2015

As 3D printing becomes more and more prevalent, discussed, and questioned, one comment you hear often in jest by those just learning about the …

CES

New MakerBot 3D printing materials imitate stone, wood and metal

3D printing is slowly moving out of plastics and into, well, anything. MakerBot got in on the shift Tuesday at CES with the announcement of four new …

3D Printing

3D printing in auto industry should quintuple to $1.25B by 2019

The use of 3D printing in the auto industry is set to quintuple over the next five years to a value of $1.25 billion.<p>The total current value of the car industry’s 3D printing work is about $267 million. But that number is expected to grow to $1.25 billion by 2019, according to data provided to 3D …

Russian designer develops 3D printed lingerie in response to a ban on lace

Dec 28, 2014 | By Alec<p>Time and again new examples surface of the innovative strength that 3D printing technology holds. And this time it is 3D …

3D printing vending machine unveiled on University of Texas Campus

Dec 28, 2014 | By Alec<p>A very interesting vending machine has been revealed in the 'T-Room' of the Cockrell School of Engineering, that is attached to …

College & University

Penbeddable

When thinking back in time, and looking at the new inventions and innovations that have taken place over the past couple centuries, it’s easy to say, …

Prototyping