Preparing 3D data for 3D printing

Leslie's Blog

A few software tools dominate the 3D printing / additive manufacturing preparation market. Rhinocerous 3D is one of these tools. It includes automatic tools for preparing 3D data that otherwise cannot be 3D printed.

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JeeQ Data Reveals Bestselling 3D Printers Online for Q2 2017

While 3D printer guides from the likes of 3D Hubs and Pinshape are useful in terms of giving useful details and tips about the most popular 3D printers available right now, sometimes there is nothing. dremel Dremel Idea Builder 3D20 flashforge JeeQ JeeQ Data leapfrog makerbot monoprice monoprice maker select Monoprice MP Select Mini new matter new matter MOD-t robo 3d R1 +Plus xyz printing da vinci xyzprinting

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ABC Data Distributes Zortrax 3D Printers Across Central & Eastern Europe

3D Printing Industry

ABC Data, already one of the leading IT distributors in Central and Eastern Europe (the CEE region), has quickly become one of the leading 3D printer distributors there, as well. 3D Printers Europe FDM/FFF NewsBy Michael Molitch-Hou.

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 3rd Quarter 2016

You may have noticed that the 3D printing industry is heating up at the desktop level at a surprising pace. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D Scanning Business 3D printing reports 3D printing sales trends 3d printing trends amazon Best Buy bestselling 3D printers Dremel Idea Builder 3D20 FlashForge Creator Pro 3D printer JeeQ JeeQ Data JoyCrafty 3D Printing Pen robo 3d R1 +Plus xyzprinting

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30 on 3D: Using Scan Data for Reverse Engineering

Purple Platypus

Reverse engineering can be conducted by scanning a part and using that scan data to create parametric CAD models. After importing the scan data, you will want to: 1.

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JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 4th Quarter 2016

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JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for Q1 2017

If you are a new 3D printing manufacturer wondering what it will take to break into the industry, you better have a lot to offer online shoppers, to include unique features, choices in models, and a. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3D printer report 3d printer sales 3D printer trends 3D printing sales data 3D printing sales trends 3Doodler Create amazon Best Buy dremel flashforge FlashForge Creator JeeQ JeeQ Data makerbot Monoprice MP Select Mini robo 3d R1 +Plus robo3d xyzprinting

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ANSI/CAN/UL 2904 Standard: New Data on 3D Printer Particle Emissions & Safety Measures

Innovators around the world appreciate the euphoria associated with 3D printing as they explore a new realm of infinite possibilities. 3D Printing 3D printer emissions 3D printing hazards 3d printing research UL Chemical SafetyUnfortunately, this awesome new world is also full of tiny. View the entire article via our website.

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JeeQ Data Reveals TopSelling 3D Printers Online for 3rd Quarter 2015

It’s not too hard to figure out who the major players are for the real desktop users in 3D printing as we follow nearly every innovator in the industry, and the one question we... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3D printer sales reports 3d printing analysis 3d systems cube 3doodler amazon Best Buy da vinci 3d printer FlashForge Creator Pro JeeQ Data

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JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for Q3 2017

We see numerous studies, reports and analyses on 3D printing here—not to mention evidence of incredible projects makers and businesses are creating worldwide. With the arrival of the JeeQ data each. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3d printer sales 3d printing industry analysis amazon bestbuy HICTOP JeeQ 3D printing sales data makerbot monoprice Reny Soyan xyzprinting

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3D Hubs May Trend Report Offers Data on 16,000+ 3D Printer Users

3D Printing Industry

Which means that there is a new 3D Hubs Trend Report. And, now, due to new partnerships with Sketchfab, Thingiverse, and Instructables, the distributed manufacturing community has over 16,000 3D printers online in over 150 countries. 3D Content 3D Printing 3DP Services News

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Aniwaa Reports First Market Data Analysis on 900+ 3D Printer Database

3D Printing Industry

Aniwaa, one of my own favorite resources for information on 3D printers, has just released a 3D Printing Market Watch where the firm analyses some of the data related to its database of 900+ 3D printers and over 230 3D scanners. By Davide Sher.

Another way to slice CAD data for 3d printing

Leslie's Blog

A third file format to convert CAD data into useful 3D printing data has been introduced into the market. Well, the.STL file format is (still) used by all 3D printing units and machines to slice CAD data appropriately for 3D printing.

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JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 4th Quarter 2015

As 3D printing hits the mainstream harder than ever, it’s a fascinating and continual point of curiousity to find out which 3D printers are the bestsellers for top retailers like Best Buy and Amazon. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Scanners Business 3D printer sales reports 3d printing analysis 3D printing bestsellers 3D printing reports 3D printing sales trends amazon amazon 3d printer Best Buy best buy 3d printers JeeQ Data

JeeQ Data Reveals Best Selling 3D Printers Online for 2nd Quarter 2016

Are you thinking about buying your first 3D printer—or perhaps even another? 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3D printing reports 3d systems Afinia H800 3d printer amazon bestbuy dremel flashforge Glyby Intelligent 3D Printing Pen Hictop Filament Monitor Desktop 3D Printer Prusa I3 DIY Kits hp JeeQ JeeQ Data lulzbot mattel monoprice new matter QIDI Tech 1 robo 3d ZYZprinting

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Seven Reasons SOLIDWORKS Manage Is Your Best Bet for Data Management

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Manage was introduced in the 2018 launch of SOLIDWORKS to fill the void between Product Data Management (PDM) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. Never skip a beat due to not having access to your data.

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Virginia Tech Researchers Introduce 3D Printing Device that Creates Using Crowdsourced Data

There are many people who still think that 3D printing must surely resemble the replicator machines from Star Trek – just tell the system what you want (tea, Earl Grey, The post Virginia. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d models crowdsourcing interdisciplinary on demand photogrammetry SIGGRAPH 2019 Source Form star trek replicator vat polymerization virginia tech Virginia Tech 3D printer Virginia Tech College of Engineering virginia tech university

JeeQ Data Releases 2nd Quarter Report on 3D Printing Sales Trends, Sees MakerBot Trailing Behind 3DS

Even if you are well-acquainted with the 3D printing industry and the plethora of new equipment and materials available, it can still be hard to get a grip on what’s currently available that might... View the entire article via our website.

The Future of Data Transfer Standards for Additive Manufacturing: Insights from an ISO Meeting in Berlin

Capturing the Value

Eujin Pei, lead on the 3DP-RDM feasibility study “ Investigating the Impact of CAD Data Transfer Standards for 3DP-RDM” is a guest contributor for this post. It was a productive session where we invited members of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM F42) to participate in discussions related to Design and Data Transfer guidelines.

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Micro 3D printer

DIY 3D Printing

Many new printers are coming up in 2014. Micro 3d should be low cost printer priced at 199-299 USD. There will probably more data available when it''s Kickstarted. Most space-efficient 3D printer ever made. Most quiet 3D printer ever made.

3D Hubs' 3D Printing Trend Report for Q1 2018: New Data & New CNC Services

You might not be a numbers and statistics kind of person, but if you are interested in 3D printing and all the hardware, materials, and services that accompany the industry, have a look at the latest. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3d hubs 3d hubs report 3d hubs trend report 3d hubs trends 3D printer trends 3d printing data 3D Printing Industry Trends Report 3D Printing Trends Q1/2018 Highest Rated Desktop Printers Highest Rated Industrial Printers

Organovo Presents New Data on Stem Cell-Based Bioprinted Kidney Organoids

Pioneer bioprinting company Organovo presented new findings in their stem-cell-based approach to developing kidney tissue using its 3D bioprinting platform, the NovoGen Bioprinter. 3D Printers 3D Printing Bioprinting Medical 3D Printing ExVive 3D Human Kidney Tissue kidney tissue Murdoch Childrens Research Institute NovoGen Bioprinter organovo renal disease The International Society for Stem Cell Research

MakerBot Relaunches Tough PLA 3D Printer Filament, with Additional Material Properties Data, in Three New Colors

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printed functional prototypes 3d printer filament 3d printing filament custom filament makerbot makerbot filament MakerBot Print MakerBot Tough shock absorbersIn the fall of 2016, MakerBot introduced its Tough PLA filament for the first time. This strong, plastic material, which I heard about again more recently at MakerBot’s RAPID 2018. View the entire article via our website.

A Look at the Best Selling 3D Printers at Amazon, Walmart & Best Buy’s Online Stores

Over the next three to four years analysts expect the number of 3D printer sales to skyrocket. According to Gartner there were a total of just 108,151 3D printers sold in 2014. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business 3d printer sales amazon amazon 3d printer Best Buy best buy 3d printers buy 3d printers cheap 3d printers JeeQ Data makerbot top 3d printers walmart 3d printer

Beyond Excel : Give life to your data with 3D Printing


Until recently the 3D Printing industry was focused primarily on bringing digital representations of products to life. Designers and mechanical engineers were using additive manufacturing technologies to simply turn their 3D models into real objects, which populate our daily life.

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Down The Hype Cycle: A 3D Printer In Every Home?

3D Printing Review

Although Olson’s might have been one of the worst tech predictions of all time, variations of the same question continue to be asked with seemingly every new major technological advancement — particularly, is there a need for a 3D printer in every home?

3D Hubs 2016 3D Printer Guide: From Pro to Plug & Play–See What Data From 5,350 Reviews Reveals

Not only does 3D Hubs make 3D printing easy for people in nearly every nook and cranny of the globe, but we are eternally grateful for the amount of footwork they do in researching... View the entire article via our website.

ROBO 3D Heads to Eastern Europe with ABC Data Distribution Deal

3D Printing Industry

ROBO 3D is among the most popular 3D printers on the US market. The project was ultimately a success, with all 3D printers getting to their backers, and ROBO 3D’s career exploded, making them one of the better known brands in the world of low-budget 3D printers.

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Why Buying A 3D Printer Might Make You Scream

3D Printing Review

A search for “3D Printer” on the crowdfunding site reveals over 300 such projects, dating between 2011 and now. New 3D printers get kick-started, nearly every week, leaving no shortage of places to find an affordable 3D printer, for your business or hobby.

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Half million 3D printers sold in 2017 – on track for 100M sold in 2030

3D Printing Industry

3D Printing Industry research shows, the market for Desktop 3D Printers has experienced an acceleration of growth in 2018, with just under 500K desktop 3D printers sold. Extending and analysing the quarterly data provided by research firm Context, shows an impressive 52% year-on-year growth in 3D printer volume sales. Industry Insights CONTEXT desktop 3D printers forecast M3D Monoprice myminifactory research Thingiverse xyz

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Osteo3D Opens Marketplace for 3D Printable Medical Models from Real Patient Data

3D Printing Industry

There are many companies dedicated to improving the use of 3D printing in the medical sector, and one of them Osteo3D, just released an amazing online repository of medical 3D models. In fact, they can 3D print these models at home or wherever they have access to a 3D printer.

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The Best Of: Aniwaa Compiles Dedicated & Concise Data to Help You with Your Desktop 3D Printer Purchase

As the 3D printing industry has hit the big time—grabbing worldwide interest of makers of all ages and levels of expertise—the marketplace has become quite expansive. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d hubs 3D printer shopping 3d printing analysis 3D printing comparisons aniwaa best of 3D printers facebook make magazine maker reddit

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INTAMSYS on-demand PEEK, ULTEM 3D printing service launched, technical data available

3D Printing Industry

A new 3D printing service for PEEK, ULTEM and other functional materials is now available from Shanghai’s INTAMSYS. INTAMSYS is more widely known as the developer of industrial 3D printing systems, with their FUNMAT PRO and FUNMAT PRO HT 3D printers finding a growing user base with those who need to access higher grade thermoplastics. […].

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More to Worry About: IP Thieves Could Use Smartphones to Steal Design Data from Your 3D Printer in Action!

3D printing and the impacts it offers up to the world can be appreciated from numerous angles, meaning something very different for many, whether hobbyists or industrial operators, all with specific. 3D Design 3D Printing Business Science & Technology 3D printer hacking 3d printing security cyberhacking intellectual property protection IP theft smartphone hacking of 3D printers Smartphone Side-Channel Attacks SUNY University at Buffalo

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Makrtoolbox Mk1 low cost open source 3d printer

DIY 3D Printing

The Mk1 3d printer is designed and built by father and son team: Earnie Garner and Earnie Garner Jr., fff kickstarter low cost new diy 3d printer open source 3d printer USA

The data you need to understand the 3D printing world and build your 3D printing strategy


The first edition of our State of 3D Printing report is live! Discover the results of the biggest statistical survey on how 3D Printing is improving business with geographical and sectorial insights. The data is summarized in the first edition of our State of 3D Printing report.

Uncia QS-1 DLP 3D printer from China

DIY 3D Printing

Chinese companies are delivering more sophisticated 3d printers. Printer size: 310x210x670 mm (12.20x8.27x26.38 asia china dlp low cost new diy 3d printer resin uv 3d printing I would like to see independent review of Uncia.

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Put your 3d printer or CNC on this open source map

DIY 3D Printing

The map is to localized tools such as 3d printers, laser cutter etc… A simple way to localize the tools you have around you and to inform the world if you want to rent a tool. All is based on Google Document Form , CSV data (Opendata) and OpenStreetMap.

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New Data On 3D Printer Emissions: Good Or Bad News?


Researchers from several institutions have performed more extensive testing on particulate emissions from commonly. Read the whole entry. » » research

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Wohlers Report 2016: Analysis, Projections & Comprehensive 3D Printing Data from the Industry Expert

As the 3D printing industry has heated up to previously unforetold measures, allowing for a continually growing and fiercely competitive marketplace, we are suddenly and nearly as awash in reports as. View the entire article via our website.

Sinterit Lisa Low Cost Laser Sintering 3D Printer

DIY 3D Printing

Sinterit from Poland just released their Lisa low cost laser sintering 3d printer. Here is the team presenting their technology in a video by [link] : Here are main technical data on Sinterit Lisa: Basic tech specs: laser diode: 5W layer thickness: 0.06-0.15mm (2.4-5.9

MarkForged Releases Benchmark Data for Their Line of Carbon Fiber, Kevlar, Fiberglass, and Nylon Filament Formulations

The Mark One 3D printer from MarkForged prints in carbon fiber, Kevlar, fiberglass, and nylon formulations. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business carbon fiber carbon fiber reinforced 3d printing materials fiberglass jeff klein kevlar Mark one Mark One 3D Printer markforged NylonWith a build volume of 320 x 132 x 160 mm, it makes use of one nozzle to print... View the entire article via our website.

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Objects That Couldn’t Be Made Before 3D Printers Existed

3D Printing Review

3D printing isn’t just for making unique stuffed animals or weird fake meat. 3D printing can make car parts that are custom-built for the driver’s body and comfort: an ergonomic steering wheel, for example. The automakers themselves can benefit from 3D printed parts, too.