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10 Reasons Paper-based 3D Printing is Better-Part 1 of 2

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015

Paper offers several distinct advantages over other materials used by 3D printers. In this two-part blog, you’ll learn the benefits paper, used as the build material in SDL 3D printers, to produce 3D printed models.

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Why 2D Printing Companies Need to Evolve

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015

Printing companies have come a long way from the dot matrix printers of the 1970s. Today, homes and businesses everywhere have 2D printers that can quickly and inexpensively print out true color documents, graphics, and photos. 2D printing is on the decline, with tablets, smartphones, and lightweight laptops taking the place of ink and paper. Documents and photos are accessible from these always connected devices, whenever and wherever they are needed. Just as dot matrix printing companies evolved (or died off), today’s 2D printing companies need to evolve or face extinction if they don’t.

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Paper-based 3D printing enables students who previously couldn’t afford to 3D print frequent use of professional 3D printing technology

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015

“Learn to create. Influence change,” is the mantra of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, which is known for a rigorous, transdisciplinary curriculum in product design, transportation design, fine arts, environmental design and other creative fields.

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Is it possible to 3D Print Functional Models and Final Products Made of Paper?

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015

There are a number of misperceptions about Mcor’s True Colour, SDL paper-based 3D printing technology. One of those misperceptions is that 3D printed models produced by an Mcor paper-based 3D printer are not suitable as functional models or as final products.

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True Colour, Duplex 3D Printing: February’s Mcor Model of the Month

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015

For February’s Mcor Model of the Month, we’ve selected this stunning decorative plate 3D printed in True Bitmap Colour on an Mcor IRIS paper-based 3D printer.

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