Tag: 3D Printers

Singapore Researchers: Better Multi-Material 3D Printing with Air Jet DLP

While 3D printing has lent itself to countless innovations today, that does not mean the process is always easy—even though we see elementary-school kids creating a variety of objects from animal prosthetics to architectural models. 3D printing and the hardware and software that go along with it have continued to evolve at breakneck speed, and... Read More »

Robot Factory Introduces the Sliding-3D Conveyor Belt 3D Printer for Uninterrupted 3D Printing

Later this week at Maker Faire Rome, Italy-based Robot Factory will be presenting its new Sliding-3D system, which uses a conveyor belt as an essentially limitless build platform. The company is only the latest to take the plunge with this innovative type of 3D printer, which has been gaining in popularity over the last few years thanks to... Read More »

Fraunhofer’s TwoCure technology realized in industry-ready 3D printer

TwoCure, an innovative SLA-based 3D printing method created at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Germany, has been developed into a prototype additive manufacturing system. First presented by the institute and its partner German prototyping specialist Rapid Shape GmbH, TwoCure technology seeks to eliminate challenges associated with post processing. Inside the TwoCure 3D... Read More »

3DGence introduces new dual extruder DOUBLE P255 professional FDM 3D printer

Oct 5, 2018 | By Thomas Polish 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence has introduced its latest 3D printer model, the dual extruder DOUBLE P255. The new 3D printer is based on The 3D printer is based on the original DOUBLE 3D printer that was released at the beginning of 2018. Headquartered in the Department of Mechanics... Read More »

miniFactory Ultra, technical specifications and pricing

miniFactory, a Finnish 3D printer manufacturer, has released the miniFactory Ultra 3D printer for high-temperature materials, such as PEEK and PEKK. Olli Pihlajamäki, Sales and Marketing Director, explained that high-strength polymers can become warped during printing when build chamber temperature is not controlled.   “PEEK, PEKK and other semi-crystalline polymers require a really sensitive printing process for... Read More »

PADT granted U.S patent for Support Cleaning Apparatus

Arizona-based engineering and 3D printing service provider, Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies (PADT), has announced a U.S patent for its Support Cleaning Apparatus (SCA) system. Rey Chu, the co-founder of PADT, said, “we used computational fluid dynamics simulation, our extensive product development skills, and knowledge from over two decades of 3D Printing experience to design... Read More »

nScrypt patents high-speed 3D printing method for patterning conformal surfaces

3D printer and microdispensing system manufacturer nScrypt, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, has been awarded a patent for a new high-speed micro additive manufacturing method. The patent addresses applications that call for a wider material palette or technology capable of 3D printing onto a range of shaped surfaces. “There is a real need for a high-speed... Read More »

ETH Zürich's construction robot creates Rock Print Pavilion from loose stones and string

Oct 3, 2018 | By Thomas Researchers at ETH Zürich are showing off their construction robot who has 3D printed a temporary pavilion using stones and string as part of an exhibition at the Gewerbemuseum in the city of Winterthur. The construction robot used thirty tonnes of loose stones and 120 kilometres of string to... Read More »

Josef Prusa introduces open source resin 3D printer Prusa SL1 for $1599

Sep 24, 2018 | By Thomas Josef Prusa has announced a new resin-based open source SLA 3D printer Prusa SL1. Earlier this year, Prusa acquired Futur3D, a Czech 3D printer company specializing in resin printing. With its team of 320 people the company aims to open source all the designs of resin based 3D printers... Read More »

Desktop Metal Introduces New Studio System+ and Studio Fleet 3D Printing Systems

Last year, Desktop Metal got the attention of the 3D printing industry when it introduced the technology it had been working on over the past few years. The Desktop Metal Production System was the first metal 3D printing system to be designed for mass production, while the Desktop Metal Studio System was the first metal 3D... Read More »

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