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The Correct Way To Achieve Zero Emission 3D Prints

I’m quite impressed with Rize’s approach to dealing with 3D printer emissions, and it’s not anything you might expect. Emissions from 3D printers are the dark secret of the industry. As thermoplastic filament is heated, it begins to emit extremely tiny nanoparticles, which of course get airborne, where they can be easily breathed in by […]
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How can I update the BigRep User Interface?

In order to get the latest update for the printer, please do the following steps: Connect the printer with a LAN-cable with internet access and a keyboard. Go to the drop down menu on the top right corner and click on “Close BigRep Controls” to close the UI Please click on the icon/button “Run” that […]
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Reflections on 2017 – BigRep’s emerging global position in the Industrial Additive Manufacturing space- MADE IN GERMANY!

BigRep’s 3rd full year in business has been one of big strides forward across the board. From doubling sales, to exciting new products and collaborations, to increasing confidence about the position we have carved out for ourselves in a fast-growing 3D printing industry, it has been a great 2017. The backbone of our business is our […]
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What’s new in Ultimaker Cura 3.1?

It’s time for the stable release of Ultimaker Cura 3.1. This new release builds on all the previous versions of Ultimaker Cura, with new slicing features, tweaks, and fixes. We’d like to thank everyone who took the time to test out the beta release to help us create the best possible user experience. Highlights A […]
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Ultimaker AMA: Let’s talk about Ultimaker Cura

We know that our community always has burning questions about the world of 3D printing. Our second AMA session was hosted by the team behind Ultimaker Cura, and was a great chance for us to share knowledge and processes of how our world famous software is developed. If you are new to the concept, AMA […]
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Recap: Siemens PLM Connection 2017

Siemens PLM connection was held at the Estrel Convention Centre in Berlin, Germany between Monday 23rd October and Wednesday 25th October 2017. The event pulled in a record number of 1,180 industry professionals from 36 different cultures, as well as 54 exhibitors. At the event, Ultimaker exhibited innovations that aim to enhance manufacturing. We showcased […]

Ultimaker 3 firmware upgrade – a fresh workflow with 4.0

We are always looking for ways to make the 3D printing experience accessible to everyone. In line with Ultimaker’s new software strategy, updating to firmware 4.0 expands the functionality of your Ultimaker 3 to add improvements, and exciting new features such as Cura Connect. Version 4.0 highlights Cura Connect. This firmware update will add Cura Connect to your […]
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Library Stories: Growing opportunities with 3D printing

Andrea Puglisi is a serials and reference librarian from Pittsfield, Massachusetts. In this library story, she shares her experience of how 3D printers can be used as powerful educational outreach tools for the local community. Our story Set along the Appalachian trail, the Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Libraryserves a rural community of 42,000. We offer a […]