3D printing
Emerging Tech

These 3D-printed houses could be one-tenth the price of regular homes

Could 3D printed houses be the way of the future? Researchers from Estonia have created a 3D-printable concrete-style material that could reduce the construction costs of houses by around 10 times.
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Lockheed Martin 3D printed an impressive titanium dome for satellite fuel tanks

Lockheed Martin has just taken 3D printing to new heights, printing an enormous titanium dome meant for satellite fuel tanks. It's the largest space part the company has 3D printed to date, and measures 46 inches in diameter.
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Don’t print with crappy plastic. Here’s the best 3D-printing filament you can buy

Choosing the right filament for your 3D printer can be a bit overwhelming, so to save you from the hassle of digging through a zillion forums for good advice, we put together this guide to the best 3D printing filament.
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This 21-year-old’s 3D-printed aquatic jetpack makes scuba fins look prehistoric

For his final year Product Design class at university, Archie O’Brien built a 3D printed underwater jetpack. And very soon he hopes he'll be able to sell you your very own version.
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3D printing is older than you think. Here's how it went from labs to basements

3D printing is one of the most revolutionary technologies today allowing anyone to turn an idea into a physical product. Here are the landmark events that brought it to where it is in 2018.
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You won't need to print money to afford these great 3D printers

Looking for a decent 3D printer that won't break the bank? Check out our regularly-updated list of the best 3D printers under $1,000
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In the future, potholes could be repaired by asphalt-printing drones

Driving on roads covered in potholes is no fun. Researchers from the U.K. think one solution might involve drones that fly to the site of an impending pothole and 3D print some new asphalt.
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Skip the trip to REI. You can 3D print this camping and backpacking gear at home

It's inevitable -- somewhere along your journey, a piece of your outdoor gear is going to break. Sometimes its a buckle, sometimes it's a zipper pull, and it always happens at the wrong time. Before you toss you out your backpack, tent, or…
Cars

LM Industries works with U.S. Marines, others to become Amazon of manufacturing

The founders of Local Motors, the company that brought us out-of-the-box vehicles like the Rally Fighter, Strati, and Olli, are launching a new company called LM Industries that will use high-tech manufacturing methods.
Computing

What is 3D printing? Here’s everything you need to know

What is 3D printing? This fast, efficient object printing process has become a core part of multiple industries, and plenty of at-home hobbies. But what exactly is it, and how does it work? We're going to go over what 3D printing is, the…
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20 things you’ll never have to buy again if you own a 3D printer

Modern 3D printers might not be in every household yet, but the internet is already filled with millions of designs for ready-to-print objects. Here, we've rounded up a few of our current favorites.
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3D-printed mini-submarine can move in water without a motor

Researchers have created a motorless mini-submarine. The 3D-printed vessel moves using a new propulsion concept designed for swimming robots, enabling it to paddle without requiring engine power.