Tag: 3D Printing

3D Printed Car Parts, Human Parts, Oh My!

The 3D Industry Shows No Signs of Slowing   Is the 3D printing industry slumping? Not so, according to the Wohlers Report 2016. Major industrial players, such as Alcoa, are still substantially investing in 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing. For each of the past two years, the industry has grown by $1 billion. […]

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Latest Material in 3D Printing: Glass

It looks a little like syrup being poured to create spirals and other spectacular shapes. It is rather fascinating to watch glass being created right before your eyes using, you guessed it… a 3D printer! This adds glass making to the already long list of things that these constantly evolving machines are able to create. […]

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Where Printers & Printer Cartridges Are Headed In the Next Decade

The inkjet printer was invented back in 1976. Yet, it took another 12 years before it actually became a consumer item that you and I could buy and use in our homes and offices. Fun fact, did you know in 1988 the inkjet printer cost $1,000? Since those early days, we have seen a print […]

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Can a 3D Printer Actually Print a 3D Printer?

We’ve heard a lot of buzz around 3D printers, but how do they work exactly? We explore that topic today, from what they use to print to what files can be used. Check it out below. Where a common printer will print text and images on surfaces such as paper, plastic sheets and so on, […]

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Innovative Printing Kickstarter Projects to Watch Out For

Bacon flavored soap, a giant inflatable sculpture of Lionel Richie’s head and a drink flask hidden inside a fake baby… these may not be things that instantly come to mind when you think of practical new inventions. However, the global crowdfunding platform Kickstarter helps bring these rather bizarre ventures to fruition as well as creative […]

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