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How Does The Series 1 3D Printer Compare to Other Types of Printers

Posted by Elijah Post on Jul 23, 2015 10:24:00 AM

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Many people who are just getting into the 3D printing industry are overwhelmed with the sheer number of different types of 3D Printing machines that exist. They seem to come in all shapes, sizes, and price points. The Series 1 can measure up to all of these types of machines because of its overall performance.

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Topics: types of printers, fff

A RAPID Roadtrip for Additive Manufacturing

Posted by Tim Holmes on Jul 14, 2015 11:28:00 AM

Type A Machines took a road trip down the California coast to SME’s manufacturing-focused RAPID Conference & Exhibition in May to launch the latest addition to our product lineup, the new Print Pod, an additive manufacturing production line solution ideal for contract manufacturers, startups, and educational institutions.

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Topics: 3d print pod

Lots of different 3D Printing Materials: A Cross-Section

Posted by Elijah Post on Jul 7, 2015 10:58:00 AM

Our goal at Type A Machines is to support as many materials as possible with our Series 1 and Series 1 Pro 3D printers. When Type A Machines was founded, there were only two prevalent materials used with a handful of others in development. Today we provide optimized profiles for over 40  materials with many more on the way. The ability to use more materials opens more possibilities and more opportunities which can be brought to life. Here are a few of the materials available today.

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Topics: filament, materials

3D Printing Material Suppliers Hard at Work, A Thank You to Misumi

Posted by Espen Sivertsen on Jun 29, 2015 4:06:00 PM

Anyone working in hardware will know how incredibly important supplier relationships are. 

Last minute changes, shipping delays or unexpected parts shortages are all part of supply chain management, and impact a rapidly developing company such as Type A Machines.

Luckily, we have awesome suppliers.

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Topics: 3D prints, 3d printing, materials

The Bay Area is the Perfect Place for the 3D Printing Revolution

Posted by Elijah Post on Jun 18, 2015 10:11:00 AM

There’s something special about the San Francisco Bay Area which makes it a place where companies like Type A Machines are possible. Throughout our history, our staff has consisted of people from across the globe. In fact, our staff have represented over a dozen countries, as well as New Jersey.

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Topics: history

3D Printed Wood Award for SF Green FilmFest Winners

Posted by Kimberly Reyes on Jun 16, 2015 11:45:00 AM

The annual San Francisco Green Film Festival (SFGFF) brings environmentally conscious films and filmmakers to audiences. For their fifth year, they’ve chosen “Changing Cities” as the theme of the festival and, for the third year in a row, have enlisted the help of Type A Machines to 3D print the awards designed by Type A Machines Chief Design Officer Bryan Allen.

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Topics: events, filament