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How 3D printing is helping surgeons to learn their craft

Back in the Victorian era, surgeons and doctors often learned their craft using the bodies of the recently deceased. As can be imagined, this had both ethical implications and practical limitations, and provided an inconsistent and often hurried learning experience for those entering the medical profession. Things have changed dramatically over time, and now, with…

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How 3D printers can help businesses to save money

It doesn’t seem that long ago when the concept of printing in 3D was something you’d only expect to see in a science fiction movie. The technology is still in its infancy and has yet to reach its full potential, but as it improves and the costs come down, a 3D printer is increasingly becoming…

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Mattel confirms delay to its first 3D printer for kids

Budding inventors, artists, designers and indeed children worldwide have been waiting with bated breath for the arrival of ThingMaker, Mattel’s 3D printer. The printer is aimed at kids and will allow youngsters to print their own toys in the comfort of their own homes. The device, which was unveiled at the New York Toy Fair…

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3DQP invests in new FDM 3D printer

Here at 3D Quick Printing, the Midlands fasting growing 3D printing service bureau, we use FDM technology to 3D print parts in ABS plastic. Parts are strong, functional and are being used in a wide range of applications. For the last couple of years, we’ve been using 2 Stratasys 3D printers and more often than…

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