Magigoo 3dprinting adhesive review.

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Magigoo attempts to solve that frustrating first layer issue. Are you having problems getting that elusive first layer to stick?  3dprints peeling off the print bed? They can be extremely frustrating times when 3d printing and encountering this issue … [Read more...]

Cura 3d printing slicing software review

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Cura out performs any other 3d printing slicing software! The type of software you use when 3d printing can be just as important as the type of 3d printer and the brand of filaments you are using. We have tested many different types of slicing … [Read more...]

3D printing teacher leads two day Stem course.

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Teacher leads the way with two day 3D printing education course! With 3d printing on an ever increasing journey of expansion, we all know how important education is to the future of the industry. With new curriculum's being introduced by the UK … [Read more...]

3dfilemarkets top ten 3d print models

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Need a high quality 3d print model to download? Good 3d printable designs are the key to 3D printing. Without good content made available, then the expansion of 3D printing will stifle and slow down. We been live for over 18 months now and had … [Read more...]

We’re mapping the world of community 3d printing!

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3D printing is expanding all the time and is one of the fastest growing areas of technology. With fablabs, printer hubs and filament suppliers opening every day, we want to make searching for 3d printing as easy as possible, so we want to map the … [Read more...]

Helping to grow 3dprinting, DesignBox3D leads the way with Zmorph 3d printers..

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  Ever needed an unbiased view of a 3dprinter? Want to steer clear from the mainstream brands and try an alternative? I often look at different printers that come onto the market and I have tested many smaller branded printers. The … [Read more...]

3d printing in Space, a different way of thinking.

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We're all used to 3d printing on earth, most of us have seen it and a few of us may even own a 3d printer, but what about printing in space? Last year Made in Space organisation worked in collaboration with NASA to launch a 3d printer into space for … [Read more...]

15 Amazing uses of a 3D printer

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You might have heard of 3D printing, but what can you actually do with a 3D printer? Here's a quick low down of 15 amazing uses of a 3D printing. 1. Bionic Limbs. Robocop might be fictional but bionic limbs have become a mainstream revolution … [Read more...]

How to start 3d printing as a beginner!

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You've just received your 3d printer, but where do you start? I remember vividly opening the box of my first 3d printer the solidoodle 2 and thinking ‘now what’. Instructions were minimal and the experience was like a voyage of discovery. What could … [Read more...]

3D Printing and Solidworks at University entry level by University Lecturer and Industrial Designer Chris Buerckner

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3D printing is a rapidly growing production technology that requires educational institutions to keep pace if future designers are to be able to take advantage of its capabilities. Since graduating from a BA in Industrial Design eight years ago, I … [Read more...]

3D printing ready for London schools with Teach Design and Beeverycreative

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With 3D printing on an endless wave of expansion in education this has to be one of the most promising collaborations yet. Teach Design has formed an exciting partnership with Beeverycreative to put the Beethefirst 3dprinters into a number of London … [Read more...]

Protect your STL files! 3dfilemarket partners with Authentise

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    Two and a half years ago I was sitting in a presentation by Joshua Harker on 3dprinting at the 3dprintshow London. This was the epic year of the start of the 3dprinted fashion show, when the world’s 3dprinting elite descended on … [Read more...]

3dprintshow London continues the growth of 3dprinting

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The 3dprintshow sets the standard of 3dprinting shows. From a small venue three years ago showcasing the future of 3dprinting, to a regular event that is the highlight of the 3dprinting calender, the 3dprintshow is a must for all die hard techies. … [Read more...]

3d print your own open source toy robot by Cannybots

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  Remember Scalectrix as a young child? Hours of fun were had racing toy cars around race tracks as fast as possible. The game never seemed to get old. Now you can take it to the next step with Cannybots open source toy robots. The idea is simple, … [Read more...]

3D printing and education continues to expand.

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With 3dprinting in the news every day and education being a hot topic, it’s always nice to see good examples of 3dprinting being taught in schools. With the announcement that China is going to place around 400,000 3dprinters in their schools and … [Read more...]

3Dprinting in high schools? Is local collaboration the way to expand 3dprinting in education?

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Originally written for 3dprint.com this is the edited version of my article. With 3dprinters slowly making their way into our schools, you would expect teachers to start using it straight away. ‘3Dprinters gathering dust in workshops not being … [Read more...]

3dprinting really does Rock!

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Want to start 3dprinting but not sure where to begin? First place for many is thingiverse for a free download, however what about when you want to design something yourself? There’s only one real option, spend hours learning a CAD package and try to … [Read more...]

A breath of fresh air in a crowded 3dprinting world

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I first saw this printer at the 2013 3dprintshow in London and it caught my eye immediately. This was different from other printers. This actually had good design as the core feature. Many times when looking at 3dprinters you see a strange attempt at … [Read more...]

The ‘Google’ of 3dprinting files?

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The 'Google' of 3dprinting files? When we search for a website we usually head for Google, but where do you go when you want to search for a STL file for 3dprinting? With model repositories growing in number every day, actually finding what you want … [Read more...]

10 movers and shakers to watch in 3D printing (orginally posted on geektime.com 17/12/2014)

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Curious who the thought leaders are in the exploding field of 3D printing? Then look no further than this list. 3D printing is poised for substantial growth: In 2013, sales reached $2.5 billion globally and by 2018, that figure is projected to … [Read more...]

Masters student pushes the boundaries of 3dprinting

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3dprinting and slip casting? When I first read this on twitter I had to investigate further. Being a follower of this technology for the past four years I have seen many different uses and applications of the 3dprinting. However, the use of … [Read more...]

Makers Empire A revolution in 3dprinting education

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http://youtu.be/coQ5G4mnMKA 3dprinting with no experience?  No cad modelling skills required? Anyone can create a 3dprintable design in under 5 minutes? Sounds like a dream come true and that is now reality with the release of Makers Empire … [Read more...]