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3D printing enthusiasts will get a lot of laser-like precision for their buck from Formlabs. The Formlabs Form 1 3D desktop printer is in full production, and that is big news for tinkerers and creative tech types.
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Assault rifle ban? Check. High-capacity magazine ban? Check. Better background checks? Check. 3D-printed gun regulation? Wait, is anybody talking about 3D-printed gun regulation?
A new company called Sandboxr aims to reduce that 3D printing knowledge gap by giving users simple, web-based tools to manipulate 3D models so they can create unique, custom-made objects without touching complicated modeling software.
3D printing is finally starting to arrive in the home and today one such unit, called Cubify, has begun shipping from US company 3D Systems.
The tiny spaceship in this video was built using a microscale 3-D printer. At 125 micrometers long, the craft is about the length of a dust mite, and it took less than 50 seconds to produce.
The car in this case is the Urbee, a tiny three-wheeled economy car with an electric motor, internal combustion engine, and 3D-printed frame. Designed by the Manitoba-based Kor EcoLogic, the Urbee was manufactured using a Stratasys Fortus printer, which is able to cut down on parts by printing the Urbee in roughly 50 large blocks.
Products and Designs
A specially customized version of the Papillon pendant with hearts.
A bracket to hang your guitar on the wall. It holds a Squier Showmaster which weighs about 4KG.