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Continuous fiber 3D printing: 6 tips from Anisoprint

Continuous fiber 3D printing: 6 tips from Anisoprint

Published on: August 26, 2019

Continuous fiber 3D printing involves reinforcing plastic parts during the 3D printing process. Fiber strands– carbon fiber strands, for example– are woven into the print while it is being created. This promising technology can prove to be highly beneficial, as […]

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Go!SCAN SPARK versus HandySCAN BLACK

Go!SCAN SPARK versus HandySCAN BLACK

Published on: July 31, 2019

WHAT IS THE BEST CHOICE FOR YOUR NEEDS? On April 25, Creaform announced the launch of two re-engineered products: the Go!SCAN SPARK™ and the HandySCAN BLACK™. These two new portable 3D scanners are the result of several years of research […]

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Large scale 3D printing: top 5 innovative applications

Large scale 3D printing: top 5 innovative applications

Published on: July 26, 2019

Although fused deposition modeling is mainly associated with home-based handicraft whizz-kids, being able to print models as wide or as high as 1.7 m brings FDM to the next level! Desktop machines let engineers and designers quickly prototype their idea […]

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Painting 3D models for multicolor 3D printing

Painting 3D models for multicolor 3D printing

Published on: July 22, 2019

SimplyColor3D is a cloud-based software for painting 3D models. It allows the user to convert single body 3D models, like the STL files found on Thingiverse, into multicolor versions of the same 3D model. This slicing software also enables users […]

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3D pen tutorial #3 - Advanced techniques for using a 3D printing pen

3D pen tutorial #3 – Advanced techniques for using a 3D printing pen

Published on: July 16, 2019

Here is the final part of my 3D pen tutorial series! This article will explore advanced techniques that you can use to take your 3D penning to a whole new level. If you haven’t mastered the basics yet, I recommend […]

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3D pen tutorial #2 – Basic techniques for using a 3D printing pen

3D pen tutorial #2 – Basic techniques for using a 3D printing pen

Published on: June 24, 2019

Introduction: basic 3D pen techniques and skills I’m back with Part 2 of my 3D pen tutorial series! In this article, we will build on the 3D pen fundamentals that we talked about in Part 1. The goal here is […]

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TPE powder for desktop SLS 3D printers: benefits and applications

TPE powder for desktop SLS 3D printers: benefits and applications

Published on: June 19, 2019

In this guest post, Sinterit‘s Michał Krzak goes over the benefits and applications of 3D printing with TPE powder. What is TPE powder? TPE stands for thermoplastic elastomer, and it is available in powder form for SLS 3D printing. It […]

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5 ways to use long range drones for terrain inspecting and scouting

5 ways to use long range drones for terrain inspecting and scouting

Published on: June 13, 2019

Have you ever wondered how far a drone can fly and whether or not they can actually be used more like helicopters for inspecting hard-to-reach areas? Nowadays, we can talk about drones that can fly many kilometers away, even though […]

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3D pen tutorial – Getting started using a 3D printing pen

3D pen tutorial – Getting started using a 3D printing pen

Published on: June 12, 2019

Introduction: getting started with a 3D pen Using a 3D pen can be a little intimidating, but with some simple tips, you can greatly improve your results. The main challenge is that everyone is used to a standard pen while […]

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Interview with François Leclerc, head of the peel 3d initiative

Interview with François Leclerc, head of the peel 3d initiative

Published on: May 24, 2019

Peel 3d, Creaform’s initiative focused on offering affordable high-quality 3D scanning, recently released its new model the peel 2. Featuring a lot of new options such as color capture, the peel 2 embodies the expansion of the 3D scanning industry […]

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3D printing in movies and on TV: a look at 3D printers that have appeared over the years

3D printing in movies and on TV: a look at 3D printers that have appeared over the years

Published on: April 24, 2019

The 3D Print General, 3D printing YouTuber and book author, rounds up the movies and series in which he spotted 3D printers. This post follows up on the ones we had done in 2016 and 2017 on the same subject: […]

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PEEK vs PEKK: 3D printing high-performance materials

PEEK vs PEKK: 3D printing high-performance materials

Published on: April 12, 2019

  Over the past few years, there has been lots of buzz over 3D printers that can process PEEK (polyetheretherketone), one of the most widely known ultra-high performance polymers. The desire to print PEEK is understandable, as it is often […]

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