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Here you'll find a wealth of information about the latest 3D Printing news, features, tips and tricks. Keep up to date and increase your 3D Printing knowledge today...

How to Choose a 3D Printer

The 3D Printer market has exploded in the last 5 years with everything from DIY kits from no name brands in China to £300,000+ machines available to suit various uses, applications & budgets. Therefore, it is important to know how …

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Neil Sewell

July 10, 2019
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Wärtsilä Produce The Worlds First 3D Printed CE-Certified Lifting Tool

Wärtsilä – a leading global company focussing on smart technologies were machining a lifting tool for moving heavy engine parts around the factory. The irony was the lifting tool they originally designed to be machined was also heavy and difficult to transport.

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Neil Sewell

December 6, 2019
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Markforged Industrial Printers get 2x Faster

Frankfurt, Germany. The Formnext Additive Manufacturing Event – November 19, 2019. Markforged announce Turbo Print. This new features doubles the speed of the market leading X7 while retaining Markforged’s best in class surface finish allowing customers to speed up their …

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Neil Sewell

November 27, 2019
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The State of 3D Printing 2019

80% of enterprise companies say 3D Printing is enabling them to innovate faster. 51% of enterprise companies are using 3D printing in production. 3D printing use is dominated by prototyping & proof of concept. Accelerating product development continues to be …

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Neil Sewell

November 6, 2019
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Reverse Engineering a Ducati Carburetor

This blog discusses the reverse engineering process to 3D Scan, CAD model, 3D Print and then run a Ducati Carburetor.

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Neil Sewell

November 4, 2019
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3D Printing a Link to Support a Cement Truck

This blog post covers how to 3D print exceptionally strong parts

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Neil Sewell

November 1, 2019
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3D Printing Soft Jaws with a Markforged Printer

With high strength, high surface quality, and quick turnaround time, Markforged parts make great tooling and fixtures. In this new webinar series, we focus on each type of tooling and fixture — discussing use cases, implementation, and the specific advantages …

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Neil Sewell

September 20, 2019
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How to Join 3D Printed Parts with Threaded Fasteners

Learn How to Join 3D prints with Threaded Fasteners

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Neil Sewell

September 19, 2019
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Using 3D Printing for Welding fixtures

Learn How to create Welding Jigs & fixtures using 3D Printers.

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Neil Sewell

September 19, 2019
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Upcoming Events

As our sister company Solid Solutions get ready to launch the latest & greatest version of SolidWorks – 2020, we will be attendance at many of the shows around the UK. We will have the BRAND NEW Formlabs Form 3 …

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Neil Sewell

September 16, 2019
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Introducing The Ultimaker S5 Pro and The Ultimaker S3!

Ultimaker is a resounding success story across our customer base with 1,000’s of printer in use. Ultimaker are forever innovating their product line, recently contributing to this portfolio with the Ultimaker S5 PRO keeping them on the cutting edge of …

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George Field

September 9, 2019
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