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Soluble Support Material with Dual Extruders – HIPS

A Rhode Island 3d printing meetup has been experimenting with printing dissolvable support structures on consumer grade 3d printers.  They found that a material called High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) can be dissolved in a chemical bath of Limonene, while leaving … Continue reading

28. February 2013 by admin
Categories: News, Tutorials

3d Printed Meat CEO Interview on Reddit

Andras Forgacs, CEO of Modern Meadows just finished a “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit with updates on their 3d printed meat research.  We explored 3d printed meat back when Modern Meadows was just getting preliminary results, and they’ve now successfully … Continue reading

27. February 2013 by admin
Categories: 3d Printers, News

3d Print a New Skull

Patients with severe skull injuries can have their bone structure imaged and have a custom implant 3d printed that fits perfectly with their existing bone structure.  The FDA has just approved the 3d printed skull implants from Oxford Performance Materials. … Continue reading

25. February 2013 by admin
Categories: 3d Printers, 3d Scanning, News

Draw in the Air with 3Doodler

If you’ve decided you hate the precision of 3d printing and you want a shaky, hand drawn mess of plastic filament instead, the 3Doodler is for you.  The 3Doodler is a bare extruder ripped from the typical 3d printer control … Continue reading

19. February 2013 by admin
Categories: News

Urbee 2 – Car With 3d Printed Body

What did you picture cars would look like when you were a kid? Streamlined, sleek, with futurist aerodynamic lines. The Urbee is that car. A two passenger hybrid car, designed for the future, and 3d printed.

12. February 2013 by admin
Categories: News

Sandboxr Custom Figurines

Want a custom 3d printed figurine of your favorite video game character?  When it launches out of its private beta, Sandboxr could be the place to check. The promise of 3d printing is customized manufacturing.  We’re beginning to see content … Continue reading

08. February 2013 by admin
Categories: News

Objet 3d Printed Fashion Dresses

More Couture through 3d printing. MIT professor Neri Oxman, who explores organic forms through 3d printing, teamed up with Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen to produce these custom 3d printed couture. The dresses debuted during the 2013 Paris Fashion … Continue reading

31. January 2013 by admin
Categories: News

ExOne IPO Analysis

Industrial 3d printer maker ExOne will IPO in the coming months and list as XONE on the Nasdaq market.  They hope to make about $75 million through the IPO.  The prospectus they recently released to potential investors contains gems on … Continue reading

30. January 2013 by admin
Categories: Investing, News

3d Printed Custom Pez Dispensers

When they were approached by a client wanting a unique 3d printed Holiday gift for the client’s employees, 3d printed jewelry company Hot Pop Factory came up with a novel mix of candy and 3d scanning.  They scanned each employee’s head … Continue reading

29. January 2013 by admin
Categories: 3d Scanning, News

3d Printed Birth Control

When designer Ronen Kadushin creates, he designs with society in mind. He releases his designs to the public as CAD files, letting anyone use them. His recent design, the Bearina, is a concept design for a 3d printed IUD. It … Continue reading

25. January 2013 by admin
Categories: News

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