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Open XR: A Call for Standardization

April 2, 2019 – Engineering

The lion’s share of media attention sometimes appears to focus solely on the slowly-improving hardware capabilities of virtual reality and augmented reality headsets. Of course, getting the hardware engineering right is crucial for enthusiasts in this niche industry.

What is a 3D Printer File Format?

February 12, 2019 – All 3DP

What is the best 3D printer file format? Which format should you use? We explain and compare the four most common 3D printing file formats: STL, OBJ, AMF, and 3MF.

Autodesk’s 3D Printing Toolset Gets 2019 Update

July 26, 2018 – Engineering

Autodesk has announced the newest version of Netfabb, their additive manufacturing and design software. Netfabb provides a toolset for managing printers, setting up models, simulating prints, and generating lattices. Netfabb 2019.0 brings enhancements to simulation, latticing, cloud storage, machine workspaces, and more.

Press Releases

3MF 3D Printing Format Adopted By 17 Companies

November 13th, 2018|Comments Off on 3MF 3D Printing Format Adopted By 17 Companies

Autodesk, HP, Microsoft, Siemens, Others Use 3MF for Additive Manufacturing Solutions WAKEFIELD, Mass., – November 13, 2018 – Thirty-two products from 17 companies have adopted the 3MF Consortium’s  (3MF) 3D printing format including companies like [...]

3MF Consortium Releases First Standardized 3D Beam Lattice Extension

April 11th, 2018|Comments Off on 3MF Consortium Releases First Standardized 3D Beam Lattice Extension

New Specification Maximizes Potential for Innovative, Efficient and Lightweight Additive Manufacturing Design WAKEFIELD, Mass., – April 11, 2018 -- The 3MF Consortium (3MF) ratified and released its Beam Lattice Specification Extension to its 3MF Core [...]

World’s Leading 3D Printable Object-Sharing Platform Now Supports 3MF

October 17th, 2017|Comments Off on World’s Leading 3D Printable Object-Sharing Platform Now Supports 3MF

MyMiniFactory and 3MF to Collaborate on 3D Printing WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – Oct. 17, 2017 – MyMiniFactory, the open 3D printable object-sharing platform, announced today their official support for the 3MF file format. MyMiniFactory [...]

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3MF: The Future of Data Transfer For 3DP

January 17th, 2017|Comments Off on 3MF: The Future of Data Transfer For 3DP

By Mark Rushton  Product Portfolio Manager, SOLIDWORKS At the launch of SOLIDWORKS 2017, a panel discussion on the Future of 3D Printing brought together experts from various machine manufacturers and service providers and took questions [...]

3MF File Format to Pave the Way to Home 3D printing

July 27th, 2016|Comments Off on 3MF File Format to Pave the Way to Home 3D printing

By Deirdre MacCormack, Chief Marketing Officer, Mcor and Special Guest Blogger Our vision as a company is to put a 3D printer in every office, classroom and eventually every home. The goal is to make [...]

3MF Version 1.1 is Here

March 18th, 2016|Comments Off on 3MF Version 1.1 is Here

I’m pleased to announce that the 3MF Consortium has released its first update to the 3MF Core Specification.  Available for download here. Version 1.1 is the latest proof of the 3MF Consortium’s commitment to defining [...]

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