MakerBot MinFill

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Makerbot presented their new software innovation that enables you to minimize and optimize the infill to save time and material. We’re proud to introduce MakerBot MinFill, a dynamic new Print Mode that is the first of its kind in 3D printing.

MakerBot Announces the New MakerBot Method X

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MakerBot has announced an enhanced version of their new MakerBot Method 3D printing platform, the Method X. MakerBot

Technical Steganography: Concealing Secret Messages Inside 3D Printed Models

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MakerBot Promises Faster 3D-Printing Speeds. So What?

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MakerBot promises its new software, being used on the right, will increase 3D-printing speeds by 30%. But MakerBot announcing the software upgrade a day before its parent company Stratasys reports its third quarter earnings is particularly timely.

MakerBot CEO: 3D Printing Going Mainstream

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MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom. Jonathan Jaglom is the new CEO of MakerBot. For many consumer and engineering prototyping customers, MakerBot is 3D printing. So when a new CEO took them helm of MakerBot in late February, it was big news in the 3D printing world.

3D Printer Review: MakerBot Replicator+

I recently wrote about how easy-to-use 3D modeling. 3D Printer Reviews 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d printer 3d printer review 3d printer reviews 3d printing makerbot makerbot replicator MakerBot Replicator desktop 3D printer makerbot wifi MinFill product review replicator smart extruder thingiverse Tough PLAIt never ceases to amaze me all things that 3D printing is capable of creating and just how far the industry has come over the past several years.

Will MakerBot and Martha Stewart sell more desktop 3D printers?

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MakerBot printers are used by a number of engineers in their preliminary design work. For me, the question of owning a desktop 3D printer like the MakerBot has come down to this–just what would I 3D print for the home that is really useful that I can’t quickly and inexpensively buy?

ArtSystems appointed UK distributor for MakerBot 3D printers

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MakerBot Replicator – one of the products set to be distributed by D&H in the U.S. Nottingham-based ArtSystems has been appointed as the United Kingdom and Ireland distributor for MakerBot, the global leader in desktop 3D printing.

Makerbot Releases New 3D Printers and Declares the End of Consumer Market

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Makerbot released their new 3d printers in some sort of public display of masochism. Why did you do this Makerbot? The 3d printers are basically just a slight upgrades from previous models with larger print volume.

MakerBot Responds to Shady eBay Store Selling Thingiverse Users’ 3D Models

In case you missed it, at the end of last week Thingiverse designer Loubie discovered that a store on eBay was selling 3D printed copies of one of her 3D models despite that model carrying a Creative. 3D Design 3D Printing Business 3d models Aria the Dragon copyright violations creative commons ebay intellectual property rights just3dprint Loubie louise Driggers makerbot Michael Weinberg sad face model thingiverse

3D Print a Solar Powered Rowboat Driven by MakerBot Man

MakerBot’s online model marketplace, Thingiverse, just wrapped up their latest challenge and based on the amount of great entries it looks like they had a tough time picking the winners. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed boat 3d printed boat motor 3d printed rowboat boat make it float make it float challenge makerbot MakerBot Man rowboat thingiverse thingiverse challenge

Go Beyond Concept Modeling: Create Functional Prototypes with MakerBot Tough PLA

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By Josh Snider | MakerBot | Professional 3D Printing, Tough PLA. Used most often for the early phases of concept modeling, desktop 3D printers allow engineers and designers to accelerate the design process and produce more prototypes at a lower cost. Image courtesy of MakerBot.

MakerBot’s Bre Pettis Launches Bold Machines, A Workshop For 3D-Printed Stuff

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After a slightly surprising move away from a managerial role at MakerBot, former CEO Bre Pettis has finally announced what he’s working on: Bold Machines, an “Innovation Workshop” for MakerBot parent company Stratasys.

MakerBot Introduces New Smart Extruder


MakerBot has seen some bumps in the road recently regarding the effectiveness and quality of their first generation Smart Extruder. On a Fused Deposition Modeling 3D printer, an extruder is a part used to dispense plastic filaments that build a part layer by layer.

Discover the New MakerBot Plus machines and prototyping with SOLIDWORKS 2017 [WEBINAR]

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Join us for a 3D printing webinar on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 3:00 PM EDT as guest speaker Bennett Mayrock, Value Added Reseller Sales Manager at MakerBot, introduces their new line of MakerBot Plus desktop 3D printers for SOLIDWORKS users. About MakerBot Plus Machines.

Stratasys Spins Off Bold Machines, Its 3D Printing Incubation Unit Run By MakerBot’s Bre Pettis

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Bre Pettis, the founder and former head of MakerBot (acquired by publicly-traded Stratasys almost exactly two years ago for $403 million) will leave Stratasys to lead Bold Machines. Specifically, Stratasys says Bold Machines will use PolyJet, Fortus, Solidscape, and MakerBot printers.

3D Printing Spotlight on: Poppy Lyttle, Former Education Specialist at MakerBot, Educational Advisor for's Design Courses

If you took our month-long, Formlabs-sponsored Beginner Design for 3D Printing course in March, it’s likely that you remember 3D printing educator Poppy Lyttle, the educational advisor. View the entire article via our website.

MakerBot Launches Teacher Certification Program, First Training for 3D Printing Curriculum

Additive Manufacturing

— April 17, 2018 – ( BUSINESS WIRE ) — MakerBot , the industry leader in 3D printing for education, found in over 7,000 schools, is thrilled to launch the most comprehensive 3D printing certification program for educators—available now. Photo courtesy of MakerBot.

Know Your 3D Model Rights! MakerBot and Others Respond to Thingiverse-eBay Controversy

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Upset that there was no compensation, let alone any credit or recognition for her design, loubie got the attention of the Maker community by telling her story on Thingiverse through her Sad Face model.… … The original post Know Your 3D Model Rights! By Tyler Koslow.

Weekly Roundup: Ten More 3D Printable Nerdy Model Kits

Featured Stories 3d printable models aliens Arrested Development batman batmobile Bender Bluth Company stair car dalek doctor who Doof Wagon Futurama Lightcycle Mad Max Fury Road makerbot myminifactory nerdy model kits pinshape Planet Express Ripley t-rex skeleton Ten 3D Printable Things Ten3dpthings thingiverse TronI’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, a 3D printer is a nerd’s best friend.

Researchers Compare Human Cadavers and 3D Printed Anatomical Models to Determine Print Accuracy

Surgeons often turn to innovative technology, like 3D printed anatomical models, to get a closer, more detailed look inside a patient’s body ahead of complex procedures. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d print medical models 3d printed models 3D printing accuracy 3d printing medical models cadavers converting to STL CT scans journal article makerbot replicator z18 MeshLab PLA material research paper scientific study The Netherlands Ultimaker 3

Fisher Unitech Now Offering the Makerbot 3D Printer Series


Fisher Unitech, LLC, a leading reseller of 3D printing and engineering software and services, recently announced its expansion into the hobbyist 3D printing market with the addition of Makerbot to its product portfolio. 3D Printing Makerbot News Press Stratasys

3D Printing Meets Model Building with This Amazing T80 Russian Tank

If you’re looking for a way to while away the long winter hours and you have a 3D printer, Instructables maker and model enthusiast “8bitwood” has a project for you. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printing 3DS Max autodesk instructables makerbot replicator 2 model tank Russian T80 tank scale model

Designer 3D Prints Decorative Facades for New Exhibit at San Diego Model Railroad Museum

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MakerBot Releases Guide to Proper Attribution for Creators on Thingiverse, and We All Should Read It

In the wake of eBay-gate it seems a community-wide discussion about creators’ rights, licensing and attribution has been started, and believe it or not MakerBot of all participants seems to be. 3D Design 3D printed art Business Editorials / Opinions 3d model marketplace creative commons creative commons license creator attribution eBay-gate Happyface Loubie makerbot Mr_MegaTronic thingiverse VEND

Fifth Grader Spends Summer Vacation Designing and 3D Printing a Model of His School

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed building 3d printed model 3d printed models 3D printed school Armenian Mesrobian School makerbot Michael Krikorian STEAM education STEM education TinkercadThe other day, I was talking to a friend about the arts and crafts projects we were assigned back in elementary school. It seems that some types of projects are universal – no matter where you. View the entire article via our website.

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Purchase an Installable Filament Monitor for your MakerBot Replicator

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If you have an older generation MakerBot that doesn’t have integrated filament monitoring technology you can purchase this awesome mod that warns you when your filament is about to run out so you have time to change it before your print is ruined. By Scott J Grunewald.

MakerBot’s Innovation Center


You may have heard something about it, but what exactly is the “MakerBot Innovation Center”? MakerBot Innovation Center is actually a comprehensive set of software and services to enable effective use of a large collection of MakerBot gear. Via MakerBot.

506-Piece, 1:100 Scale Model of Russian Cruiser ‘Aurora’ 3D Printed in Just 34 Hours

As a child I recall sitting at our kitchen table and spending literally hours on end putting together models of my favorite cars, boats, and military vehicles. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed boats 3d printed ship aurora large 3d print makerbot makerbot replicator 2 puzzles russian ship scale models Not only was the activity something to... View the entire article via our website.

MakerBot’s Ready Apps


MakerBot has formalized their “customizer” capability in Thingiverse in a collection of “ready to go” applications that can quickly generate specific 3D models. One is the “Cookie Caster”, which provides a graphical way to generate a cookie cutter 3D model. Via MakerBot.

The Top 5 Ways a SOLIDWORKS & MakerBot 3D Bundle will speed your design cycle

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When you buy a SOLIDWORKS Bundle which includes technical support, you will receive a discount on a MakerBot desktop 3D printer to create your prototypes. Hand a client or upper-level management a physical model to transform the design cycle. SOLIDWORKS MakerBot 3D Bundle.

Syfy Partners with MakerBot for 3D Printing-Driven Innovation Lab

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… The original post Syfy Partners with MakerBot for 3D Printing-Driven Innovation Lab appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. News Entertainment North America Science Events 3D Printers 3D Printing virtual reality VR 3D ModelingBy Tyler Koslow.

Ideation with SOLIDWORKS and a MakerBot 3D Printer just makes sense!

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Thanks to SOLIDWORKS software it can now be just a matter of minutes to create your design concept in 3D, and only a matter of hours to create a physical prototype model with a MakerBot 3D printer. MakerBot 3D printing offers many competitive advantages. MakerBot Models.

3Dponics Joins the Ranks of MakerBot-Ready Apps

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The MakerBot 3D Ecosystem is growing, including a range of practical and fun apps to create models for printing on accompanying MakerBot 3D printers. The latest addition to the MakerBot-Ready Apps Portal is 3Dponics, the 3D printable hydroponics start-up that funded their modest Kickstarter campaign last summer. The Canadian company has now launched its 3Dponics Customizer, allowing MakerBot users to design their own 3D printable hydroponic gardening tools.

The Top 5 Ways a SOLIDWORKS & MakerBot 3D Bundle will speed your design cycle

Javelin Tech Tips

When you buy a SOLIDWORKS Bundle which includes training and technical support, you will receive a FREE MakerBot desktop 3D printer to create your prototypes. Hand a client or upper-level management a physical model to transform the design cycle. SOLIDWORKS MakerBot 3D Bundle.

3D Print Your Own Vortex Flying Tubular Wing Model

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MakerBot & ThinkFun Release Free 3D Printable Construction Sets

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A recent interview with Adafruit suggests that MakerBot is hoping to overcome issues in the past and regain consumer and investor trust. In the past, their 3D printed paleontology sets had brought dino bones to 3D printers and MakerBot shops with impressive quality. And, now, the company has partnered with educational game manufacturer ThinkFun to produce a really exciting series of 3D printable models dubbed Maker Studio Construction Sets.… By Michael Molitch-Hou.

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MakerBot Updates and Adds Vase Maker Tool to its PrintShop App

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MakerBot just launched an updated version of its free 3D printing app PrintShop, which allows MakerBot owners to control their 3D printer directly from their iPad. The app is part of MakerBot’s continuing push for a self-contained 3D printing ecosystem. By Scott J Grunewald.

Makerbot Replicator+ Wins Prestigious iF Design Award Competition

Additive Manufacturing

by Johan Broer | MakerBot 3D Printer News. February 9, 2017 — We’re pleased to announce that the MakerBot Replicator+ Desktop 3D Printer has won the prestigious iF Award in the Product category. Photo courtesy of MakerBot. Source: MakerBot.

SUNY Upstate Medical University: 3D Printing Testing Aids for X-ray Equipment

3D Printing 3d printed models github makerbot replicator 2 makerbot replicator z18 OpenSCAD pla replicator z18 SUNY Upstate Medical University testing x-raysWhile there are numerous calls to action right now for greater quality control programs in 3D printing and additive manufacturing processes, researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University are more. View the entire article via our website.

Guy from South Korea Invents 3D Printed Breath-Powered Flashlight

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Tim Cho was inspired by Makerbot’s “Catch the Wind” challenge. “I 3D Modeling #CatchtheWind flashlight Makerbot South KoreaA man from South Korea has invented a flashlight that can be powered by blowing into it.

3D Printing News Briefs: April 1, 2018

On this first day of April (happy Easter!), we’re starting out 3D Printing News Briefs with a little business, before moving on to education and the results of a competition. The 3D Printing. View the entire article via our website.