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Thor by Airbus – The World’s First 3D Printed Plane

June 22, 2016

Airbus, a European airline company based in France, has made history thanks to their debut of the very first 3D printed plane called “Thor”. This unique aircraft has been named THOR as short for ‘Test of High-tech Objectives in Reality’. Airbus publicly displayed this windowless, 46 pounds (21 Kilos), 13 feet long mini-plane for the […]

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Audi 3D Print a Rover Which Will Travel Across the Moon

January 27, 2016

When Apollo pilots, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, landed on the moon in July 1969 and took their first steps on its surface, they began an era of space exploration for mankind. Since then, however, lunar exploration has largely been neglected by government organizations. In 2007, XPrize foundation reignited interest in moon exploration by announcing […]

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Dutch Firm Plans to 3D Print a Steel Bridge in Amsterdam

July 9, 2015

Since its introduction in 1985, 3D printing has largely been considered a technology suitable for printing small objects like Plastic Toys and Spare Parts. In some ways this view is justified. While there are some printers capable of printing huge objects, such as the amazing House 3D Printer in China about which we told you a year ago, the majority […]

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27 Year Old Tumor Patient Receives 3D Printed Shoulder

June 22, 2015

3D printing, long considered as a technology confined to laboratories and research facilities, has only recently started to find revolutionary applications. The field of medicine is one of the first to benefit from these applications. Last month, we told you about the potential of 3D printing to possibly revolutionize the field of Prosthetics and Implants. […]

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Airbus Use Over 1,000 3D Printed Parts for A350 Aircraft

May 31, 2015

The ancient man saw birds soaring in the sky and though envious of their flight remarked “If God had wanted us to fly, he would have given us wings” in order to content himself. However, he didn’t realize that God had gifted him with a far greater asset: a curious and creative mind. Today’s era […]

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The Largest and Strangest Thing I’ve Ever 3D Printed

August 29, 2014

Since receiving colorFabbs stunning array of filament samples a few weeks ago I’ve been printing all sorts of colorful stuff. Again, the demand for keyrings from friends and family is still strong, so I’ve been designing and printing lot of those in various colors. I decided it was time I created myself one so I […]

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