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ABS vs PLA – How to Choose the Right Filament

March 13, 2017

If you know a little about 3D printing you’ll probably be aware that FDM 3D printers can use a number of different plastic types. FDM 3D printers work by extruding melted thermoplastic in order to build up 3D objects one layer at a time. Many different types of plastic are available for 3D printing but […]

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3D Printed Drone by Flirtey Delivers a Domino’s Pizza

September 23, 2016

We are all guilty on this one. Yes, even you. Some of us more than others! We’ve all called the Pizza delivery guy (at least once) and had them deliver some nice delicious pizza for us, while seated at home on the couch feeling warm and lazy. After all, who doesn’t love pizza? Now thanks to […]

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Facial Security Cracked by 3D Printing and Facebook Pics

August 31, 2016

In the past few years, facial security systems have been universally viewed as the ideal solution to boost digital security by effectively verifying the authentication of users on digital platforms. As a result, many sectors have been embracing biometric technology and incorporating the same into their various security systems. This has been especially true for […]

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BMW Uses 3D Printing to Improve Olympic Swimmers

August 17, 2016

BMW make cars – that makes sense right? However, there appears to be more to the famous luxury auto company than just cars. BMW is now using 3D printing to improve USA swimmers. How cool! While it’s not the only brand that is using some form of 3D printing technology to enhance the performance of […]

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Amazing Talon X1 3D Printed Drone Kit from Airwolf 3D

August 10, 2016

Most kids get very ecstatic when flying virtual helicopters in their video games. With the Talon X1 Educational Drone Kit, however, kids will have firsthand experience and feel of flying a real quadcopter but best of all – flying their own drone. Airwolf 3D, a 3D printer manufacturer based in Costa Mesa California, has released […]

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Tiny 3D Printed Lens is Smaller Than a Grain of Salt

July 20, 2016

3D printing keeps on making history over and over. This time the technology has led to the debut of the world’s smallest lens. And yes – I’m talking about a grain of salt kind of small. German scientists have just recently created what is now considered the world’s tiniest lens using 3D printing. The lens […]

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