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August 2016

Do 3D Printing Like the Olympics

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There were a lot of firsts at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games: Rio de Janiero was the first South American city to host. The sports of golf and rugby sevens were represented for the first time. Nations like Fiji, Vietnam, and Singapore won their first gold medals. But we mostly…

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A Guide To Common 3D File Types

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.STL (STereoLithography) The STL file format is a native format for computer aided design (CAD).  The STL file format was created by the Albert Consulting Group in 1987 for 3D Systems as way to transfer three dimensional models to the first commercial 3D printers. The STL format takes a series of…

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