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HP is finally going to start making 3D printers

The world’s biggest printer company is finally ready to make the leap into the third dimension.

HP (the technology half of the former company Hewlett-Packard) announced today that it will be releasing two industrial 3D printers that it claims will produce objects ten times faster and half as expensively as any similar printer on the market. 740 more words

The MakerBot Obituary

MakerBot is not dead, but it is connected to life support waiting for a merciful soul to pull the plug.

This week, MakerBot announced it would lay off its entire manufacturing force, outsourcing the manufacturing of all MakerBot printers to China. 2,063 more words

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MakerBot to stop manufacturing its own 3D printers

#MakerBot to stop manufacturing its own #3Dprinters

In a recent anouncment, the company says it will be outsourcing manufacturing of all 3D printers to a contractor named Jabil. Read the official announcement.

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3D Printing 1 Year Later

This is the second year with my 3D printers. I have learned a great deal in the two school years of 3D printing and feel I am ready to pass on some wisdom. 1,044 more words

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If 3D printing is ever going to make it into our homes, it probably won’t be because of MakerBot

It’s been a rough year for MakerBot, and the dream of 3D printing your shoes, dinner, or electronics at home.

Today, the company once touted… 600 more words

Design fail or iteration?

I have been working since last summer on a cigar box electric guitar, similar to this one on Instructables, but a Telecaster version. I successfully designed, printed, and assembled a three part neck with a truss rod hole. 109 more words

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SolidProfessor - Additive Manufacturing - Makerbot #SolidProfessor #SOLIDWORKS

One of the real pleasures of attending SOLIDWORKS World is catching up with many friend from the SOLIDWORKS Community.   Last year I had the opportunity to meet Tony Glockler – Co-Founder of… 827 more words

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