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Five ways 3D printing is changing the world

The recent hype over 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, shoudln’t fool you into thinking it's new.<p>This process – which consists of …

Electric Sports Car with Solar Panel Exterior Drives All Day Without Being Recharged

Melbourne-based company EVX Ventures is entering the electric automobile market with an aerodynamic sports car that can drive all day using power from the sun. Called <i>The Immortus</i>, the sleek two-seater has an unlimited traveling range thanks to 75 square feet of solar photovoltaic paneling on its …

MIT 3D Printer Prints with Glass: Fount of Glass - Technabob

Aside from the usual plastics and composites, we’ve seen 3D printers use food, sand, metal and even paper to make objects. MIT adds glass to that …

3D-printed Aston Martin Project is Back On

Ivan Sentch, the New Zealander who is 3D printing an Aston Martin DB4 and building the car in his garage, is back at it after a two-year hiatus, he …

3-D Printer Firms Fall Flat, as Buyers Wait for New Models

3D Systems, Stratasys struggle with an increasingly uncertain outlook<p>The companies that make 3-D printers are struggling with an increasingly uncertain outlook as many potential buyers hold out for what they hope will be better, faster machines.<p>3D Systems Corp., one of the biggest 3-D printer …

Goodbye humans! Tesla's new 'Snakebot' charger slithers into sockets (VIDEO)

Tesla has given us a glimpse into the future, and it seems to involve somewhat creepy robotic arms that look like snakes. A newly-released video …

The Hamptons Brace for Another Rose Wine Shortage

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It's the worry of the Hamptons. Will there be enough rosé wine to last the season? The simple answer is "yes." But, that's if …

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Disney Magic Creates Varying Elasticity within Single 3D Printed Objects

Disney Research, not surprisingly, is bringing their latest project home with some new 3D printed materials that are unlike anything we’ve ever seen, …

Going Wireless: How Induction Will Recharge EVs on the Move

Technically speaking, juicing electric vehicles on the fly isn't all that complicated.<p>More than a century ago, Nikola Tesla studied high-power electromagnetic energy transfer without wires. Which raises the question: Why would Elon Musk, today’s tender of the Tesla flame, be investing more than …

Emerging markets are breaking down

One of my favorite charts over the past few years has been this monster breakout in U.S. Stocks vs Emerging Markets. Obviously we have seen a pretty huge sell-off in the emerging space recently because of all their exposure to energy and materials, but this underperformance compared to U.S. …

Sipatech's Materia Filaments Include Cement, Brick, Clay and Sandy-like Material Options

As the hardware within the desktop 3D printing space improves, so too do the creations that designers can print out on their machines. However, it’s …

A new startup has emerged to take on Tesla and wants to deliver cars by 2017

Tesla has been the leader in pure EVs for quite some time now. Tesla is one of many Silicon Valley EV startups, but it's the only one to actually make it to production and become profitable.<p>All of these other EV startups are nothing more than smoke and mirrors. New car companies claim to be …

3D Systems Releases New Filament That Dissolves In Water

Moisture, as they say, is the essence of wetness. It’s now also a great way to remove support material from 3D-printed objects.<p>Printing complex objects requires rafts and supports. These hold the pieces in place and, in theory, are supposed be easily removable with a little tugging. In reality, …

Cheapest & Most Reliable 3D Scanners — 3DPrint’s 2015 Buyer's Guide

While most individuals are not skilled 3D designers, the one thing that’s so great about the 3D printing space is that you don’t need to be able to …

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Bento Picks Up $1.5 Million To Bring On-Demand Pan-Asian Cuisine To San Francisco

As if we weren’t full enough, there’s<p>anothera new on-demand food delivery service in San Francisco called Bento. Forget all those Postmates burritos and DoorDash deep-dish pizzas, the focus for Bento is on delivering Asian food.<p>Co-founder Jason Demant told TechCrunch he’s been obsessed with the …

The Race To The Bottom Is Now Hitting Professional 3D Printers

The eagle-eyed among you will notice something interesting about the Riverside Photocuring 3D Printer pictured above. Almost all of the design – from the removable build plate to the jolly front button – is a direct homage to the Formlabs Form 1. One could assume, therefore, that the Riverside …

3D Printing Trends in Aerospace, 2015

In a 2014 Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) survey of more than 100 industrial manufacturers, two-thirds were already using 3D printing. Although most …

The DM Technologies Blade could be the 3D-printed car of the future

Print-My-Ride: The World Is Going Towards 3D Printing Like Never Before

The world of 3D printing is growing at such a pace, I just can’t stop blabbing about it.<p>It seems like almost each day there is a report about a new and exciting application in this game-changing field. The amount of progress and change these creations will bring into our lives is insurmountable. …

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7 Ways 3D Printing Is Already Disrupting Global Manufacturing

3D printing production is still in its infancy, but it is already inevitable. And if you look closely, you will find numerous indications that this historic shift is already well underway.<p>For the last decade, 3D printing has been the playground of the maker community, while commercial applications …

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Cutting Costs With 3D Printed Hinges

The common door hinge may well have been around for more than 5000 years, and there’s existing evidence that they were made from everything from wood …

Bionic Bird – Smartphone Controlled Robotic Bird

Enjoy flying the Bionic Bird from your smartphone and give your kids a futuristic robotic toy. It’s an amazingly designed flying robotic bird which …

Ares All-In-One 3D Printer, Scanner And CNC Machine Launches On Indiegogo For $399 (video)

A new open source 3D printer called the Ares has launched this week over on the Indiegogo crowdfunding website with the aim of raising $8000 to make …

Experiment charges your Tesla with footsteps

Eventually, you might not have to find a charging station when you park your electric car downtown -- pedestrians could do the work instead. Pavegen has teamed up with Tesla to show off an experimental charger that tops up your EV through kinetic energy from footsteps. You'd need "several hundred …

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The Limits of 3D Printing

Contrary to what some say, 3D printing is <i>not</i> going to revolutionize the manufacturing sector, rendering traditional factories obsolete. The simple fact of the matter is the economics of 3D printing now and for the foreseeable future make it an unfeasible way to produce the vast majority of parts …

Knyttan Raises £2M To Disrupt Garment Production With 3D Printer-Styled Knitting Machines

Knyttan, the London-based on-demand fashion startup and graduate of Techstars London, has picked up £2 million in seed funding to help it disrupt the garment production industry.<p>London-based Connect Ventures, who are perhaps best known for being an early backer of Citymapper, led the round, with …

Why 2017 Will Be the Breakout Year for 3D Printing Technologies

You are likely sitting here having finished reading numerous articles from 3DPrint.com and other news sources over the course of the last several …

3D Printing Tips and Tricks: PLA vs Humidity

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>I haven’t used my 3D printers much since February, so most of my filament has been sitting on the shelf since. This has not …

3D printing company Proto Labs expands operations to NC, adds 170 jobs

Jun 19, 2015 | By Lilian<p>Maple Plain, Minnesota-based company <b>Proto Labs</b> says it will invest more than $25 million and add 170 new jobs at its facility …