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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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Feetz Bring Custom Fit 3D Printed Shoes to the Masses

June 29, 2016

If you are among those Americans who have bought shoes before which turned out to be a poor fit, Feetz has a special treat for you. Feetz is a ‘Digital Cobbler’ that specializes in creating sustainable custom fit footwear using 3D printing technology. Would you like to wear bespoke shoes that were designed specifically for […]

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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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Slash 3D Printer is 50 Times Faster Than Your FFF Printer

June 12, 2016

The new 3D printers introduced into the market today can almost make you regret ever having spent a dime on any of the standard desktop 3D printers. Take the Slash 3D printer for example. This printer can print 3D models 50 times faster than the typical FFF 3D printer! Produced by UNIZ, a 3D startup […]

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Magnetic 3D Printing PLA Filament from Graphene 3D

April 6, 2016

Most of the 3D printing that has been going on ever since the additive manufacturing technology was introduced has been the printing of cheap plastic parts. Definitely 3D printing of plastic objects and parts has had a huge impact in revealing to the world the potential that the technology has in completely transforming traditional manufacturing. […]

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3D Printed Shells to Help Save Endangered Desert Tortoise

February 24, 2016

In the next decade or two, are there still going to be desert tortoises in Southwestern USA or will they simply be a distant memory? Well, the odds lie in a balance and so far desert tortoises seem to have only one key advantage – 3D printing. For millions of years, tortoises have managed to […]

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