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August 11, 2016
3D Filament Center

Filament From DR3D

DR3D Filament Ltd were set up in 2014 with the company earning an enviable reputation for providing the 3D printing industry with the highest quality consumables. They have worked long and hard whilst testing extensively to produce the best specification filament that is available to the industry. That is no […]
August 11, 2016
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Europe Steps Up in Filament Manufacturing with Fillamentum and Dr3D

The Eastern European 3D printing scene is already vibrant with designers such as parametric | art, 3D printing services like Gigamax 3D, and quite a few 3D printer manufacturers, primarily out of Poland (Zortrax, Zmorph and Pirix). There is even a 3D printing conference (Budapest 3D Printing Days) generally taking […]
July 26, 2016
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The 3D Printing Association Moves To The Next Level

Lejeune Association Management of The Hague (NL) and The 3D Printing Association (UK) have reached agreement on the transfer of the organization. Previously managed by its founder and membership director Ian Ferguson, the organization’s ‘intellectual property’ will be carried forward as independent international B2B trade association under a new legal […]
May 9, 2014
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What Is 3D Printing…

3D printing, or additive manufacturing, involves the creation of a three-dimensional solid object from a digital model. This object can be almost any shape & size. An additive process is necessary during 3D printing, whereby different shapes are achieved by the laying down of successive layers of material. 3D printing […]
May 8, 2014
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Why 3D Printing Is The In Thing

3D printing technology is trending and there is a burst of people getting 3D printers for their personal use of business use. Using this technology shapes you can grow shapes layer by layer without going through the tedious and long manufacturing process. It is amongst the most empowering process that […]
May 7, 2014
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ABS or PLA: Which 3D Printing Filament Should You Use?

Both ABS and PLA are thermoplastics. Thermoplastics become malleable when superheated, thus allowing you to mould them into different shapes prior to cooling. 3D printing uses both PLA and ABS filament via similar processes, but they differ in as much as some printers will only utilise ABS or PLA. Unlike […]
May 6, 2014
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The Right Type Of 3D Filament?

Generally, when shopping for the right 3D printing filament, there are numerous features of materials you ought to consider. Whereas it can be quite challenging figuring out whether you need a PLA, PVA or ABS 3D printer filament, following the 4 tips below will make it easier for you to […]

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