The New Xerox Direct to Object Inket Printer Can Print Onto Any 3D Object

An example of Xerox's new 3D surface printing technology

An example of Xerox's new 3D surface printing technology

Although 3D printers have been hogging the bulk of the “printing” limelight within the past few years, 2D printing technologies have been quietly seeing their fair share of technological breakthroughs, too. 

That said, you’d likely have to be involved in the print industry to catch wind of them.

Among others is the new Xerox Direct to Object Inkjet Printer for printing onto three-dimensional objects. And no, these aren’t paper sculptures –– the printer software has been tweaked to handle just about anything you throw at it including plastics, metals, ceramics, glass and other substrates of up to 1 cubic foot in size.

With a resolution of up to 1200 dpi and the ability to print 30 objects per hour, the Direct to Object Inkjet Printer means serious business where production is concerned, too.

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