As the lead editor for 3D Printer World, Mike tracks industry news and developments across a broad range of topics. He is an IT professional and analyst, software developer, 3D modeler and 3D printing enthusiast.  Prior to launching 3D Printer World, Mike was an IT consultant and before that, the Technical Director of Virgo Publishing, LLC, a magazine publisher and events company.



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Stratasys Taps WYNIT for North American Distribution

In March we reported that MakerBot had inked a distribution deal with WYNIT. Now Stratasys, MakerBot's parent, is announcing a similar agreement. The plan calls for WYNIT to handle Stratasys' desktop... [read more]

AIO Robotics ZEUS 3D Starts Strong on Kickstarter

A mere 24 hours into its Kickstarter campaign, the ZEUS all-in-one 3D copy machine had raised $90,000 of its $100,000 goal. A product of Los Angeles-based tech startup AIO Robotics...

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Solid Concepts Offering PEEK Material for SLS Projects

Austin-based Solid Concepts has made PEEK HP3 material available for use with its SLS additive manufacturing service. As a high performance polymer, parts created with PEEK are compliant with FAR 25.853 and UL 94 V0, and have excellent chemical and hydrolysis resistance. PEEK parts exhibit high potential for biocompatibility, can be sterilized for medical applications, and are light weight with high wear resistance.

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Airwolf 3D Unveils AXIOM 3D Printer Line

Airwolf 3D is introducing its latest line of 3D printers at the Atlantic Design & Manufacturing Show in New York this week. Dubbed AXIOM, the new units are faster, more precise and offer greater convenience. [read more]

Open Source Insight at 3D Printer World Expo

It could be said that personal 3D printing as we know it today is a direct result of Adrian Bowyer's original RepRap movement, because many personal 3D printer manufacturers have roots in the open source community...

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