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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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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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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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The best cheap PEEK 3D printers in 2019

The best cheap PEEK 3D printers in 2019

Published on: January 28, 2019

What is PEEK material? PEEK (Polyether ether ketone) is a highly resistant engineering material that is increasingly used in additive manufacturing for professional and industrial applications. Polyether ether ketone has a high melting temperature of 343°C. Therefore, in order to […]

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