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The City That Zortrax Built [with some help]

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The City That Zortrax Built [with some help]

Timber Lake Camp, in Shandaken NY, is using a Zortrax M200 3D printer to construct a city from scratch one building at a time.The 3D Printing Instructor, Daniel, is teaching the campers to use Tinkercad [a program we are very fond of here also] and then print their creations on the Zortrax.They are painting some of the buildings to add realism otherwise hard to obtain when printing with a single color of filament.For some of the campers this is their first exposure to 3D printing and Tinkercad, while others have previous experienceWe will be following the city construction as it...

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Raise3D Print Platform Test results

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Raise3D Print Platform Test results

Our friends at Octave Systems ran a maximum size print test on the Raise N2 Plus. Check out the images below. Each print is set to 90% of the maximum capacity of the printer. The N2 Plus sample took over 293 hours to print. Can your 3D printer run for 290+ hours without failing? The Raise N2 Plus can.  

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Zortrax response to the latest coverage on the Dell deal

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Zortrax response to the latest coverage on the Dell deal

As originally posted on the Zortrax website on 8/8/16 In late 2013 and early 2014, prior to the commercial launch of our debut 3D printer, strong interest in the product provided a good outlook for our entry into the 3D printing sector. A potential contract with the Asian division of Dell was communicated through various marketing channels, due to a mutual good faith effort to complete the deal. Due to confidentiality of the agreement, we are not able to reveal additional details of the contract, other than to say that it could not be completed on mutually acceptable terms and...

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CraftBot comes to Profound3D!

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CraftBot comes to Profound3D!

CraftBot 3D Printers LET YOUR CREATIVITY TAKE SHAPE! Profound3D now offers the CraftBot Plus 3D Printer! CraftBot 3D printer was designed and built from scratch in order to develop the ultimate tool for beginners and experienced users as well. It’s an easy to use, plug-and-play device – you can get from unpacking to printing your first 3D object ever in minutes. However, CraftBot Plus is far from being a “basic 3D printer” as it easily outperforms more expensive machines in many aspects!

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MakerBot Prepares to Expand Sales Throughout US West Coast Schools and Businesses

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Taken from 3D Print by Tyler Koslow Despite all of the cunning innovations being developed across the additive manufacturing spectrum this year, nothing set the news headlines ablaze like the immensely popular 3D printing companyMakerBot and their decision to shut down their Brooklyn-based manufacturing plant and move their 3D printer production to China. Although the move conjured up a fair amount of disappointment across the industry, MakerBot is still focused on providing their desktop 3D printers to schools and businesses across the United States and beyond. With a prominent stronghold on the East Coast 3D printing scene already, and a...

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