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.

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Chicago Man 3D Prints First Ever Plastic Record Cutterhead on a MakerBot Replicator 2

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

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In 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. 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 absorbers

New Jersey High School Installs MakerBot Innovation Center

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MakerBot Releases a 3D Printed Fully Functional “Balance Bike” That You Can Print at Home

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3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed balance bike 3d printed bicycle 3d printed bike balance bike bicycle bike makerbot makerbot europe plastic bike thingiverseFunctionality is what will ultimately make 3D printers a product that everyone wants to have in their homes. It won’t be until individuals can download and “easily” 3D print products that they will use... View the entire article via our website.

Makerbot and Afinia at CES

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It may surprise some that I have not mentioned Makerbot a single time in these forums. Last year, 12 minutes and 30 seconds into a C/Net video , the claim was made that " With the Makerbot you can make another 3D printer. When I heard that, it completely turned me off toward Makerbot. A few plastic components does NOT "make another 3D printer." The design recognizes that ambient temperature and the environment in which we print DOES impact the warping of ABS plastic.

Economics 101: SOLIDWORKS & MakerBot Desktop 3D Printing [WHITE PAPER]

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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. The advantages of MakerBot desktop 3D Printing. Why you should choose a MakerBot. MakerBot 101 White Paper.

Teacher Uses School's 3D Printer to Make a Plastic Finger for Injured Student to Take Exams

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MakerBot Introduces New Smart Extruder

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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.

Economics 101: SOLIDWORKS & MakerBot Desktop 3D Printing [WHITE PAPER]

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This month we are running a promotion on SOLIDWORKS and a MakerBot 3D printer. To help you research the benefits of a MakerBot 3D Printer you can download the following white paper… Economics 101: Desktop 3D Printing. Why you should choose a MakerBot.

Fisher Unitech Now Offering the Makerbot 3D Printer Series

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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

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. SOLIDWORKS MakerBot 3D Bundle. SOLIDWORKS MakerBot Bundle. A MakerBot 3D Printer and Training.

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

Additive Manufacturing

By Josh Snider | MakerBot | Professional 3D Printing, Tough PLA. At MakerBot , one of our fundamental goals is to streamline this process and offer solutions that extend what’s possible with a desktop 3D printer. Image courtesy of MakerBot. Photo courtesy of MakerBot.

Thingiversity Math Challenge: Design a 3D Printable Beach Mold, Win a MakerBot Replicator

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Building sandcastles has developed into quite an art form compared to when most of us were young children using plastic pails and digging out foamy saltwater moats to make rudimentary medieval fortresses in the... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed sandcastle mold 3d printed toys makerbot replicator 3d printer thingiverse Thingiversity summer challenge

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.

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 training and technical support, you will receive a FREE MakerBot desktop 3D printer to create your prototypes. SOLIDWORKS MakerBot 3D Bundle. A FREE MakerBot 3D Printer and Training.

Buy a SOLIDWORKS Bundle and receive a FREE MakerBot 3D Printer

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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. Included in our SOLIDWORKS/MakerBot Bundles. A FREE MakerBot 3D Printer and Training.

Interview: Vik Olliver, the first RepRap volunteer – ‘We didn’t just build a 3D printer’

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3D Printers Diamond Age Solutions Four Thieves Vinegar Collective Imagin Plastics Makerbot Maurice Williamson Meccano Michael Laufer RepRapis10 RepRep Anniversary Vik OlliverThis week marks the 10th anniversary of the RepRap project. At 3D Printing Industry we’re interviewing some of the earlier pioneers and leading figures in the open source and FFF 3D printer world. Vik Olliver was the first RepRap volunteer.

PLA vs. ABS plastic filament

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Here are some additional resources about these major types of plastic. MAKE reviewed the Filabot Wee and Filastuder , for folks who want to make their own filament by grinding up cheap plastic pellets (nurdles?!)

MakerBot’s Unusual New Materials

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MakerBot did not announce any new machines this week, but they did announce some rather unusual filaments. Previously the company’s complement of official plastic filaments varied only by color and weight. Thus, expect MakerBot to switch their calculations to volume instead of weight.

MakerBot’s Not-Exactly-Wood Filament

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MakerBot announced the availability of “natural” colored filament. In a post MakerBot says: We’ve heard from a lot of designers who want to show how materials like wood, fur, or even skin might look in their 3D prints. Back to MakerBot. Via MakerBot.

DIY 3D Printing: MakerBot starts to sell their printers in Home Depot.

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MakerBot starts to sell their printers in Home Depot. Probably the companies that base they business model on overpriced plastic pieces will go have massive losses. MakerBot source: [link]. MakerBot starts to sell their printers in Home Dep. DIY 3D Printing.

RepRap: Blog: Conducting Plastic Experiments

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Conducting Plastic Experiments. We have been experimenting with putting conducting particles in printing plastic, inspired by this paper: [link]. plastic film over it. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer. Tuesday, February 05, 2013. With the increasing number of multi-colour RepRaps out there (Ahem! Including ours at RepRapPro Ltd.),

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. Why should you be using a MakerBot 3D printer in your SOLIDWORKS design process?

Lézar3D Collaborates with Quebec Hair Salon to Create and Install Massive 3D Printed Lighting Fixture

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DIY 3D Printing: Protoprint will produce filament from garbage in.

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Protoprint is a social enterprise based in India that empowers waste pickers with the technology to produce 3D printer filament from waste plastic. MakerBot starts to sell their printers in Home Dep. DIY 3D Printing. Manufacturing revolution on your desktop. Pages. My projects.

Just in Time: Last-Minute Holiday Gifts

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3D Printing Industry Products and Design 3D design 3D design tutorials 3d modeling 3d printed holiday gifts Education holidays Tutorials Versatile PlasticNeed a last-minute gift for a special person on your holiday list?

What sets a Professional 3D Printer Apart From a Hobby 3D Printer?

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A hobbyist 3D printer, such as a MakerBot , is great for home users, students just learning about 3D printing, and sometimes users who are just looking to dip a toe into the waters. 3d printers 3D Printing Makerbot News Stratasys

Just in Time: Last-Minute Holiday Gifts

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3D Printing Industry Products and Design 3D design 3D design tutorials 3d modeling 3d printed holiday gifts Education holidays Tutorials Versatile PlasticNeed a last-minute gift for a special person on your holiday list?

DIY 3D Printing: Cost reduction and time saving blow mold.

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Blow molding is a manufacturing process used to produce hollow plastic parts, such as bottles and other containers. Click here for more posts in category: cost reduction , industrial , mold , plastic mold , stratasys. MakerBot starts to sell their printers in Home Dep.

Terminology: 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing?

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That is, they create a part from an additive process rather than a subtractive process (such as carving parts out of wood or milling from plastic, etc.). 3D Printing 3d printing additive manufacturing MakerBot Stratasys

3D Print at Personalize TCT Show Birmingham

Algorithmic Art

The RepRap project is one of my favorites these days: the open-source affordable 3d printers which can replicate themselves while 3d printing their own plastic parts already play a key role in the new industrial revolution and is a real milestone on the way from mass production to mass customization.

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CES2015 Shows How 3D Printing is Maturing

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Yes, MakerBot has some interesting new materials. 3D Printing plastic then in the middle of the build, switching to laying down conductive circuits, then closing up the housing with more plastic is very impressive.

TCT2012 show report and Industry growing pains.

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Makerbot''s decision to close source is discussed below) I visited the TCT Liveshow at the NEC in the UK this week. Makerbot - Replicator 1/2 Makerbot had the Replicator V1 at the show, I didnt see it actually printing anything all day, everyone else had running machines.

Inside the lab where scientists are 3D-printing a real working trachea

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The trachea can get damaged by tumors, during intubation—when a plastic tube is fed down the trachea to keep the windpipe open during surgery—or in an accident. Once they were happy with the plastic models, the real thing could be printed. One is just for printing plastic.

DIMENSIONEXT: The Third Way: A 'Snap Together' 3D Printer

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On one side of the home 3D printer spectrum are self-assembly printers from the RepRap and Fab@Home projects, on the other are the MakerBot , Ultimaker and kins range of pre-assembled printers. As extruded plastic cools, it shrinks a little. Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH.