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Most Read Articles from Last Week – January 11


It’s a Triple Whammy for Makerbot — Not a Rep 3 but 3 New 3D Printers
Makerbot hosted its traditional effusive press conference ahead of the opening day of International CES at 4pm yesterday afternoon, unveiling its new product line. It had been rumoured something big w…



Spiked Headpiece Astonishes 3D Printing Vets
Ana Rajcevic is familiar with 3D printing and pushing its boundaries. The award-winning fashion designer turned to Shapeways to help manifest her latest fashion statement in the form of exaggerated he…



Asda Believes 3D Printing Service is Ready to Roll Out to 50 Stores
Back in October Shane reported on how Asda, one of the UK’s top four supermarket chains, was dipping its toes in the 3D printing market, by offering a 3D printing selfie service at its York store. Thi…



Mitsubishi Enters American 3D Printing Market with a Metal 3D Printer Platform from Matsuura Machinery
Mitsubishi Corp, noteworthy for being the largest trading company in Japan, is all set to enter the American 3D printing market this month when it will introduce and sell a metal-forming 3D printer de…



Many 3D Printing Patents Are Expiring Soon: Here’s A Round Up & Overview of Them
I. Background 3D printing is a 30-year old technology that is currently entering the mainstream, to great fanfare. Despite the 3D printing industry’s double-digit (%) growth over the past …



All Metal Extruder – Micron 3DP
When 3D Printing, have you experienced material getting stuck inside the filament guide or the nozzle? Micron E.M.E Ltd has created an extruder that should make this problem the stuff of pas…



Apple Files Patent for Printing Conductive Inks onto 3D Objects
Well, what do we have here? The day after Christmas, Apple took all of the money it got from grandma and used it to file 28 patents at the US Patent & Trademark Office. And, buried in its patent …



Australian Architects Take Home Top Prize in 3D Printing Fashion Contest
Singapore is quickly making a comfortable home for 3D printing with institutions such as Nanyang Technological University approaching the technology at full steam. In conjunction with the opening of t…



Could Secured3D be the missing link in 3D printing evolution?
Based in Talinn, Estonia, Secured3D was a mystery to me. It is a start-up offering a secure cloud 3D printing service and their products were on show by Makerbot’s huge stand at the last Euromold. Wha…



The BI V2.0 on Kickstarter is a Deltabot Solution to Large-Format 3D Printing
From the harsh, alien terrain of Quebec comes a deltabot 3D printer that could have only been spawned from the frigid winter lands of Canada. The BI V2.0, now on Kickstarter, looks to be a high-precis…