Daily Archives: May 3, 2016

Fail Of The Week: My 3D Printer Upgrade

Fail Of The Week: My 3D Printer Upgrade
After years of cutting my hands on the exposed threads of my Prusa Mendel i2, it was time for a long overdue upgrade. I didn't want to just buy a new printer because it's no fun. So, I decided to buy a new frame for my printer. I settled on the P3Steel …
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GE fired up world's largest commercial jet engine using 3Dprinted metal parts

GE fired up world's largest commercial jet engine using 3Dprinted metal parts
General Electric this month started testing the largest jet engine ever built, at its wooded test site near Peebles, Ohio. The new engine, the GE9X, is more efficient, more powerful, and more heat resistant than its predecessors. It's also made with 3D …
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The TCT 3D Printing Show 2015

My first review of the 3D printers at the 2015 TCT Show held on 30 September and 1 October 2015. With thanks for everybody at TCT, and all of the exhibitors at the show.

My second report – featuring my Top 10 prints of the TCT Show – is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gq7vZI-IN9k

You may also like to watch my 2014 TCT video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94qoGn0hkEg

And you may also enjoy my reports from the 2015 3D Printshow:

Even more videos on 3D printing can be found on my YouTube channel at

http://www.youtube.com/explainingthefuture

You can also learn more about 3D printing in my book “3D Printing: Second Edition”. More information, including a free pdf download of the first chapter, is available from:

http://explainingthefuture.com/3dp2e.html

Enjoy!