Daily Archives: January 11, 2016

3D Printing AR-15 Lower Receiver on Desktop 3D Printer

I 3D print a full AR-15 lower receiver from Defense Distributed on an Ultimaker 3D Printer using PLA material. I demonstrate it’s not as simple as just clicking a button and making a gun however the principal is sound. I also give comparisons to a real S&W AR-15 that I own.

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Object Printed With 3D Printer Using 'Alien' Material For The First Time, Tech

Object Printed With 3D Printer Using 'Alien' Material For The First Time, Tech
Engineers revealed the first object ever printed on a 3D printer using “alien” material. The 3D printer was loaded with an asteroid that it used as “ink” to create the object. The object was revealed at CES in Las Vegas with the engineers noting that …
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This is Polaroid's impressive new consumer-friendly 3D printer

This is Polaroid's impressive new consumer-friendly 3D printer
3D printers are everywhere at CES, but Polaroid's foray into the market was particularly interesting. As such, I swung by to catch a demo of its very Polaroid-y looking ModelSmart 250s 3D printer. The printer is designed to be simpler for consumers to …
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Palm Beach investment firm funds 3D printing, high tech nail polish

Palm Beach investment firm funds 3D printing, high tech nail polish
Biltmore Technologies Inc., a private equity firm which has invested in multiple startup ventures, has a 3D printer at its Palm Beach office — and it has been used to manufacture ant sculptures for a resident. The soft grass, the leaves, log and ants …
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