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  • U.S. State Department moves to block 3D-printed gun plans online

    U.S. State Department <a href="http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-06-03/pdf/2015-12844.pdf">announced new proposed rules</a> that would effectively make it illegal to post blueprints for 3D-printed guns online.

    Written by Lucas Mearian08 July 15 02:36
  • 3D vendor sells $US1500 part to make metal guns

    Cody Wilson, the developer of the world's first fully 3D-printed plastic gun, is preparing to sell a consumer-grade machine that can make metal guns.

    Written by Lucas Mearian02 Oct. 14 03:49
  • Explaining the Senate's 3D-printed gun ruling

    The U.S. Senate voted in favor of the renewal of the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988 last night, with the intention of preventing an increase in the production of plastic, 3D-printed guns.

    Written by Colin Neagle10 Dec. 13 16:55
  • First 3D-printed metal gun fires 600 successful shots

    This weekend, Texas-based 3D printing company Solid Concepts announced that it had successfully fired 600 shots over two tests from its all-metal 3D-printed handgun, the first known prototype of its kind.

    Written by Colin Neagle11 Nov. 13 20:05