Shapeways Blog – Design a 3D printer filament extruder …
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While low cost 3D printers are entering the market (Makerbot, Printrbot, Portabee, eMaker, etc) they require extruded plastic filament that costs about $40-$54 per kg that is 5-10 times the cost of the raw resin pellets.

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Great Grandchild Saves Family Treasure With 3-D Printing
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J-dag swiftly modeled the new knobs and Shapeways delivered them. “The whole thing took $20, a few hours of work, and a few weeks of waiting,” writes the junior engineer. “My parents are so excited to have the stove complete again, which really means a …

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HP 3D Printer will be ten faster, cheaper with 5 micron precision
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Tweet Hewlett-Packard finally is making a big bet on 3D printing. Although HP is targeting a crowded market, the company's inkjet technology — announced today — looks so revolutionary to analyst Terry Wohlers that he predicts “it could even put some …

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3D Proto Introduces flexFORM 3D Printer, Equipped with Auto-Grip Technology
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f5 As we approach the holiday season, there will likely be a mad rush of manufacturers bringing their 3D printers to market, hoping to capitalize on the influx of rabid buyers looking to purchase 3D printers as a gift for a loved one (or themselves …

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HP to jolt 3D printer market
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At an event Wednesday in New York, HP said it expects its first 3D printer to arrive in 2016. The company said its technology will spur competition and speed up the pace of development in the field, reducing costs and leading to faster 3D printer …

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Is School Overrated? High School "Dropout" Makes Affordable 3D Printer
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If you want a reason to opt out of school, you're not alone. And Angad Daryani might just be the inspiration you were looking for. Daryani, a 16-year-old Mumbaiker, quit school at 9 to build India's first 3D printer (and possibly the world's cheapest …

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Shapeways Blog – Designer Spotlight: Wesley Günter
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This week we are highlighting a long-time Shapeways shop owner Wesley Günter! Wesley visited Shapeways three years ago, inspired by technology, art and design. FabMe Jewelry is his main focus now, experimenting with …

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New Hacked 3D Printer Can Tattoo Any Image Onto Skin
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The intricate, detailed art of tattooing has grown into an exceptional mainstream industry as more and more people sport the permanent body art. But a team of French designers have hacked a 3D printer and turned it into a tattoo machine that can draw …

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Why HP's 3D Printing Technology is Amazing, What the Future Holds, and …
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With the excitement of HP's 3D printer, comes a lot of speculation as to if it will cause the current “big dogs” within the 3D printing space, such as 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD), and Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) any harm. This is yet to be determined, but let …

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