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February 5th, 2018

12 of the best 3D pens and 3D printing pens

From mini Eiffel Towers drawn in 3D, to architectural models, to intricate and unique fashion pieces, 3D printing pens have been an integral part of the 3D printing industry, especially on its creative side. Of course, the process of using 3D pens varies quite a lot from standard 3D printing processes in that they do not require any 3D or …Continue reading →

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box3d: 3D printer enclosure that eliminates fumes smashes Kickstarter goal

A Kickstarter has been launched for box3d, a 3D printer enclosure kit that controls 3D printing climate, extracts fumes, and reduces noises. The kit is being marketed at both personal and professional 3D printer users. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180205-box3d-3d-printer-enclosure-eliminates-fumes-smashes-kickstarter-goal.html

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New software from MIT generates 3D printable microstructures with custom mechanical properties

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are at the forefront of new materials design and, according to a recent study, have just made a significant breakthrough that could have an impact on 3D printing. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180205-new-software-from-mit-generates-3d-printable-microstructures-with-custom-mechanical-properties.html

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HP launches full color Jet Fusion 300 & 500 3D printers, teams with Dassault Systèmes.

Printing giant HP has introduced a new full color 3D printer series, Jet Fusion 300 / 500, with prices starting at around $50,000. The company has also announced a new collaboration with Dassault Systèmes. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180205-hp-launches-full-color-jet-fusion-300-and-500-3d-printers-teams-with-dassault-systemes.html

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This 3D printed marshmallow grill is all you need this February

Dying for a tasty campfire treat but don’t want to face the February cold? Try 3D printing your own marshmallow grill instead: it’s small, it’s hilarious, and it hopefully won’t poison you. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180205-this-3d-printed-marshmallow-grill-is-all-you-need-this-february.html

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3D printed phantom models from Russia could improve cancer radiation therapy

A team of scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) in Russia is developing a use for 3D printing which could help doctors verify and even improve radiotherapy treatment plans for cancer patients. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180205-3d-printed-phantom-models-from-russia-could-improve-cancer-radiation-therapy.html

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New SOLIDWORKS add-in for Nano Dimension DragonFly 2020 Pro simplifies 3D printed electronics design

Israeli additive manufacturing company Nano Dimension Ltd. has partnered with French software company Dassault Systèmes to implement a new SOLIDWORKS add-in for its DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D printer. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180205-new-solidworks-add-in-for-nano-dimension-dragonfly-2020-pro-simplifies-3d-printed-electronics-design.html

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Job opportunities for UAE experts in 3D printing, drones, AR VR, blockchain, AI

A new report from Robert Walters Middle East suggests sales, marketing, legal, and finance professionals will be the United Arab Emirates’ most in-demand employees this year. It also predicts that the next wave of jobs will come from 3D printing or additive manufacturing, blockchain, AR/VR, and other technologies. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180205-job-opportunities-for-uae-experts-in-3d-printing-drones-ar-vr-blockchain-ai.html

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GE Additive now taking 2018 applications for its $10M 3D printing education program

To mark the beginning of a new year, GE Additive, the 3D printing branch of american multinational GE, has opened the application process for the 2018 cycle of its Additive Education Program (AEP). Schools, colleges, and universities are invited to submit their applications for a chance to get a significant 3D printing-related investment from the company. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180205-ge-additive-now-taking-2018-applications-for-its-10m-3d-printing-education-program.html

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