Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot, has a lofty goal–bring 3D printers to every school in America. Similar to the FIRST programs for robotics, introducing 3D printing to school kids is a great way to develop future engineers. The MakerBot Academy was launched in November 2013 and through corporate and individual partnerships, has already funded more than 1,000 teacher requests to receive a MakerBot…Continue
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The 3D printing industry is helping to grow the market for 3D scanners, especially with the introduction of a number of low cost scanners. Are these scanners an alternative to more professional versions for your application?
How will the introduction of low cost 3D scanners affect your…Continue
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This article explores the more common methods of finishing a 3D printed part, whether that is for look and feel, or for function.Continue
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