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Steel 3D Printing - Video

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3D Printing Steel with Binder Jetting Technology  I found this very interesting video from Shapeways showing how they 3D print steel from beginning to end. Binder Jetting is a very technology intensive process as well as time and manpower consuming. I hope this technology will become cheaper so more manufacturers can afford these type of machines. This will allow more items to be made and more prototypes being tested.     Have a look at our range of available 3D Printers here:

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The Palette - Multicolored 3D Printing

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It is possible to print multicolored items with your standard 3D printer.   Introducing THE PALETTE - 3D Printing Evolved      This is a great idea to blow new life into your current 3D printer with the ability to do prints with up to 4 different colors and even 4 different materials. Now all those boring 1 color objects from your current printer with only 1 print head can be given a new spark of life. The only drawback I see is the price. I would love to get myself one of these but I will have to find...

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Keep Your 3D Printer Filament Dry The Easy Way.

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Keep Your Filament Dry with This Easy-to-Make Airtight Filament Delivery System I saw this post on 3dprint.com and instantly liked it.   It will keep it airtight so no moisture can get to it and then obviously it will be kept clean and well organized. This will eliminate all the problems printing with filament that has absorbed moisture. Printing with whet filament can create flaws and layer adhesion problems so this is an easy way to ensure good quality prints.     You can build your own by getting a cheap container and printing the other parts needed. They can...

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3D Printed Cyborg Beast Prosthetic Hand and Arm

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We are busy building an Cyborg Beast Prosthetic hand and arm for a very special person.   Here are some pictures of the process starting with the palm     and some fingers   If you want to find out more about this hand then have a look here:http://enablingthefuture.org/build-a-hand/current-design-files/cyborg-beast-hand/   We will post some more pictures of the process.    

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Video - 15 Objects You Won't Believe Are 3D-Printed

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Have a look at these amazing 3D printed items. Look at the detail and then let your imagination run wild and create something to 3D print yourself or get us to help you.  

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