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August 21, 2014 AT 3:00 am

3D Hubs August Trends in #3DPrinting #3DThursday

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Netherlands-based 3D printing network 3D Hubs released its August report on 3D printing trends today. Based on the data from their community which boasts well over 6000 printer listings and thousands of 3D print jobs, 3D Hubs tracks what the most popular printers, manufacturers and materials are.

3D Hubs’ August report in August lists 15 printers that rate the highest print quality. Two professional printer, the Projet 660 and Zcorp printer from 3D Systems, make numbers 1 and 2 in the chart respectively. Form 1, Last month’s top performer, dropped two spots and appears at number 3. Afinia H480 enters the chart for the first time and comes on the 5th place, with an impressive 4.67 print quality rating from 12 users.

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