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    MakerTree 3D's custom motorcycle component project highlighted by Shining3D.    We're very happy to see that our custom creation for our "Zombie Apocalypse" themed motorcycle modification created using 3D scanning, some free CAD software and 3D printing has been featured by Shining3D on their website. Check out their full article here.

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EinScan v2.5 software is now available!    While Shining3D continues to build upon their powerful 3D scanner lineup with the recent SE, SP and Pro+ model additions, they've also been hard at work making a plethora of fixes and new features, and have now released v2.5 of the EinScan scanning software. (EinScan SE and EinScan SP models pictured)    Prior to the release of v2.5, Shining3D had conducted their Beta Tester Program which allowed EinScan users an opportunity to test and work with the v2.5 software prior to release to share suggestions. The winners of the Beta Test Program were...

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3D Printing Community update, Product update, Promotion -

      With the summer heat still in full effect, MakerTree 3D has some filament discounts, along with some new product & store updates to share.    First though, we'd like to say thank you to all of our regular customers who support us. We've continually listened to our customer requests, and always try to carry the products relevant to your project needs. In doing so, our product line has evolved quite a bit, to carry the printers, scanners, parts and supplies that have proven to be among the most requested products for 3D printing beginners and professional enthusiasts alike....

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3D Printing Community update -

  Over the past 2 years, we have seen continuous discussion on the safety side of 3D printer usage. This topic has been specially concerning for 3D printers installed for in homes, offices and classrooms due to the fumes and particle emissions resulting from filament based 3D printing.     In 2016, Illinois Institute of Technology conducted research, aimed to test how effective enclosed chambers and HEPA filters are in helping to reduce UFP and VOC emissions with desktop 3D printers.     TierTime stepped up to the plate and had sent one of their UP BOX 3D printers to the...

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3D Printing Community update, Product update -

     As usual, we've been testing and experimenting with various materials and have a 3D printing material that we felt deserved a bit a time in the spotlight. So, we've been trying out the newer ProtoPasta Matte Fiber at MakerTree 3D, and right away we could see that this material was something special! First, is this model from Thingiverse user Braddock and is called "ieyo bust" which came out wonderfully!    The Matte Fiber extrudes from our E3D v6 at 210c, exhibiting great bridging and overhang capabilities. For the build platform we did use heat at 60c and with a BuildTak surface. Matte Fiber prints easily...

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