I recently had the opportunity to try out AESUB’s 3D scanning spray.
Design of the Week: Filament Cutter
This week’s selection is the Filament Cutter by Printables contributor fuchsr.
UpNano Increases 2PP 3D Printing Precision
UpNano announced a new feature that will increase the precision of their two photon 3D printing system.
A New Box From Printerbox 3D
Printerbox 3D announced a new 3D print accessory that’s quite interesting.
What Makes a Good Metal Post Processing Station?
We took a look at the ENESKApostpro workstation.
Prusa Announces Sophisticated 3D Printer Enclosure
Prusa Research announced the availability of a new, sophisticated enclosure for their popular MK3S+ 3D printer.
New Admatec Sintering Furnace Enables Ceramic Production
Admatec announced a new furnace that could enable their clients to take on additional production of 3D printed ceramics.
A Removable Plate For Resin 3D Printers?
Wait, a removable plate for resin 3D printers?
Thought3D Releases Unusual In-Line Filament Dryer
Thought3D announced a very unusual in-line filament drying system they call “Drywise”.
MakerBot Gains UL GREENGUARD Certification
MakerBot announced their new air filtration system has been awarded GREENGUARD certification by UL.
Mosaic Manufacturing Ships Palette 3 and Palette 3 Pro
Mosaic Manufacturing announced they’re now shipping their latest hardware, the Palette 3 and Palette 3 Pro.
BOFA Introduces Safe Metal 3D Printing Filtration Solution
BOFA’s new AM 400 fume extraction device includes a new safety feature designed specifically for additive manufacturing operations.
The Wemake Automatic Ejection system For 3D Printers
I’ve come across another method for automating 3D printing: the Automatic Ejection System by Wemake.
Tacos And 3D Printing: Food For Thought
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi spice it up with a look at 3D printing for tacos.
Ford’s Integrated Tether System To Unleash 3D Printed Creativity
Ford introduced a new feature on their upcoming 2022 Maverick truck that could be of significant interest to 3D printer operators.
Clean Air: MakerBot’s New Filtration Accessory
MakerBot announced “Clean Air”, a smart filtration accessory for their METHOD X 3D printers.
Why Does Wiesemann 1893 Offer Free 3D Printed Tool Holders?
A tool manufacturer has leveraged 3D printing to make their product more attractive to buyers.
BCN3D Enters The Dryer Zone
BCN3D announced a new “Smart Cabinet” accessory to accompany their Epsilon workbench 3D printers.
Design of the Week: Pen Shaped Mouse
This week’s selection is the Pen Shaped Mouse by Murat Çonay.
Wematter’s New Atmosphere System Increases SLS Part Quality
Wematter announced a new system that increases 3D printed part quality significantly.
A 3D Printer Auto-Off Switcher
I had a quick chat with Yukun Wu, inventor of an interesting accessory for 3D printers.
Sinterit Launches Powder Handling Station
Sinterit announced a new powder handling station (PHS) to accompany their popular desktop SLS 3D printer, the Lisa PRO.
Essentium’s New DryBox Filament Storage Solution
Essentium announced a new solution for filament storage, the Essentium DryBox.
Another Multi-Color 3D Printing Accessory: Co Print
There’s another multi-color 3D printer accessory launching: the Co Print.
Hands On With Our Hands-On 3D Printing Reviews
Did you know we’ve published dozens of product reviews? Here’s a list of all 80+ of them, at least up to today.
The “New Era” At BCN3D Starts With Next-Generation 3D Printers
Today, BCN3D announces its “new era” with next-generation 3D printers; we find out more specifics from the CEO.
More On That Plastic Repellent Paint Option
We found out a lot more about Slice Engineering’s new plastic repellent paint.
How About Those Non-Toxic Resin Cleaners?
Cleaning 3D printer resin is often a messy task, and one that’s made more difficult with dangerous cleaners. Are there alternatives?
An Unusual 3D Print Accessory: Plastic Repellent Paint
I bumped into a 3D print accessory I’d never heard of, and think it’s a pretty good idea.
Miele Distributing 3D Printable Attachments
Miele, the high-end German manufacturer of consumer goods, now offers downloadable 3D models for printing, some of which may fit your appliances.
Sinterit Cleans Up SLS 3D Printing Operation With 3 New Devices
SLS 3D printing can be a messy endeavor.
ZMorph Ups Laser Engraving Capabilities
Multi-functional 3D printers offer just that — multiple functions. As the technologies progress, so do the capabilities possible for desktop fabrication.
The PolyDry Filament Storage System
I’m looking at a new offering from Filaments. ca, the PolyDry storage system.
Quill Vogue’s Post-Processing Gear Covers Most 3D Printing Processes
Quill Vogue offers a comprehensive line of 3D print post-processing solutions for FDM, SLS, SLM, PolyJet and ProJet additive manufacturing processes.
Fabrisonic’s Smart Metal 3D Print Build Plate
A smart build plate for metal 3D printing and additive manufacturing could significantly improve quality control and simplify operations.
3devo Focusing On Customer Training
Is it really possible to produce your own 3D printer filaments? 3devo seems to have figured out not only the hardware to do so, but also the process.
Kora’s Powerful SC-01 3D Printer Safety Enclosure
Need a safety enclosure for your 3D printer? Don’t even know why? Find out more with our look at the Kora SC-01 Safety Cabinet.
Mosaic Manufacturing Almost Reduces Price Of 3D Print Color System
Is the Palette 2 color filament device for 3D printers too expensive? Perhaps, but it is now available at a much lower price.
UPPKOPPLA Is Custom 3D Printed Gaming Accessories From IKEA and UNYQ
Ever since they announced they would be making customized 3D printed chairs for gamers, IKEA has been slowly entering the gaming peripheral market.
One Comprehensive 3D Printing Safety Solution
We received responses from our provocative post last week, “Does ANYONE Care About 3D Printer Emissions?”
Zortrax Introduces 3D Print Smoothing Device
Zortrax announced the Apoller Smart Vapor Smoothing Device.
These Glasses Will Protect Your Eyes During All-Day CAD Marathons
In this era of near-all-day-long screen time for many, issues like eye strain, headaches, and poor vision are becoming the norm.
Wham Bam’s Flexible Plate System
A new bed adhesion system is about to be released from startup Wham Bam.
The Selectra Multi-Material 3D Printer Add-On
A new Kickstarter project offers a means of 3D printing in multiple colors.
Prusa Finally Releases MultiMaterial Upgrade
Prusa Printers finally released their long-awaited second version of their multmaterial upgrade.
Mosaic Manufacturing’s Integratable Palette 2
Mosaic Manufacturing announced their latest 3D printing product, the Palette 2.
Is the FormBox a Required 3D Print Accessory?
The FormBox is an inexpensive table-top vacuum former, and they say it’s good for 3D printing.
A New Storage Mechanism for 3D Printer Filament
3D printer filament is often very high quality these days, at least from some manufacturers.
BuildTak Seeking New Products?
BuildTak has established a successful business selling adhesive products for 3D printing, but that may change.
Monitoring Your 3D Print for Recovery
The bane of every desktop 3D printer operator is the discovery of a print failure.
Hands on with the Retouch3D
The Retouch3D is an inexpensive finishing tool that’s specifically designed for 3D printing.
Finally: A Desktop Fume Extractor Project
This is something I’ve been interested in for some time: an inexpensive fume extractor you can make yourself.
A 3D printing accessory maker survives and expands.
Seven Key 3D Printer Upgrades To Consider
Your desktop 3D printer is likely far more well equipped than early machines, but are there things to make it even better?
The Ridiculously Portable Migo 3D Printer
MakeX is taking the portability aspect of their new Migo desktop 3D printer a lot more seriously than we thought.
A Look Inside 3DEVO’s 3D Printer Filament Making System
We finally got a close look at 3DEVO’s desktop filament maker.
The ProtoPro Air Scrubber Solution
We’re looking at a very interesting air safety system for desktop 3D printing today.
This Gigantic Mouse Pad Covers Your Entire Desktop
This Gigantic Mouse Pad Covers Your Entire Desktop!
Yeehaw Wand Update: Closed!
The Yeehaw Wand has disappeared, sort of.
Update on Mass Portal’s 3D Printer Filament Dryer Technology
We obtained some additional information about the very interesting and brand new 3D printer filament drying system from Mass Portal.
3DPrintClean’s Model 3 Series: A Complete Set of Safety Accessories in One Box
We’ve often written on the topic of 3D printing safety, and there are few other solutions that do as much as 3DPrintClean’s.
A 3D Printing Pen of a Very Different Kind
The Yeehaw Wand at first glance might seem like yet another “3D printing pen”, but it’s nothing of the sort.
Dimafix: A Temperature-based Adhesive Solution for 3D Prints
An interesting liquid solution for ensuring 3D prints “stick” is available.
Making Your Own 3D Printer Air Purification System
Safety is too often ignored by those operating desktop 3D printers, particularly air quality.
Duplicate Kickstarter Detected
Apologies to our readers: yesterday we posted a story regarding a project that appears to be a duplicate!
Get On It: A 3D Print Spool Enclosure
A Kickstarter project hopes to solve one major issue with 3D printer spools: contamination.
Sinterit Gives Away Mandatory Accessory
Sinterit is not the biggest 3D printer manufacturer, by any means, but they seem to understand the issues of their target market.
The Sometimes-Required 3D Printer Filtration Accessory
With the increase in use of desktop 3D printers in professional offices comes another issue: air quality.
TAC.TILES is a DJ-like Physical Interface for 3D Modeling
As you are well aware, those wonderful 3D models you create each day are traditionally crafted with a mouse, a keyboard, too many mouse clicks and an occasional flinging of the keyboard across the room.
AstroPrint Announces the AstroBox Touch and Even More Interesting Stuff
Astroprint announced a new set-top box for desktop 3D printers: the AstroBox Touch.
Formlabs Announces Key Accessories
Formlabs announced some highly desirable accessories for their very popular Form 2 desktop 3D printers.
3D Platform’s Filament Warmer: A Good Idea
3D Platform seems to have a number of announcements lately, and one of them is for a unique “filament warmer”.
Don’t Replace Your 3D Printer Resin Tanks, Recoat Them
One of the surprises encountered when using resin-powered 3D printers is that the resin tanks are a consumable.
GeckoTeck Offers an Easy 3D Print Surface Adhesion Solution
GeckoTek launched a new polymer-sheet style 3D print adhesion solution they call the “EZ Stick”.
The Filament Roller: A Flexible Solution to Dastardly 3D Printing Problems
Today I’m looking at something called, “The Filament Roller” that just launched on Kickstarter.
A-Team Ventures’ Desktop 3D Printer has a Waggle!
A-Team Ventures has produced desktop 3D printers for some years, but now they have a Waggle, too.
The Anmasi Cleaning System
Once the 3D printing is done, the post processing begins. That’s the “dirty” secret of the industry, but it’s one that vendors like Anmasi can solve.
Another Print Adhesion Solution: FlatForce
With increasing interest in unusual 3D printing materials, a corresponding increase in adhesion solutions is occurring.
Airwolf 3D’s New Polypropylene Solution
Airwolf 3D has announced a new adhesion solution for 3D printing polypropylene.
Dyze’s 3D Printer Filament Sensor Add-On
A Montreal-based company has launched a 3D printing accessory that detects out-of-filament conditions.
Type A Machines Partners with Mosaic for Multi-Color 3D Printing
Multi-color – or indeed multi-material – 3D printing just got a little bit easier with a new deal between Type A Machines and Mosaic Manufacturing.
Could the Bunker be a Transformational 3D Printing Product?
I’m looking at the Bunker, a 3D printing accessory designed to manage 3D printer filament, but it seems this device is far more than it appears.
Two 3D Printer Liquid Adhesives You Can Buy
The eternal problem of extrusion-based desktop 3D printers is bed adhesion. Here are two commercial solutions specifically designed for that purpose.
BuildTak’s New FlexPlate System
BuildTak has become a very popular solution to hold down prints on otherwise uncooperative desktop 3D printers, but now they’ve come up with a new approach.
3DPrinterOS Gains Some Portability
One of the leading cloud-based 3D printing services just made life a lot easier by supporting the Raspberry Pi 3.
Watch Out For The MakerX Box
There’s going to be another option for 3D print streaming: The MakerX box.
3DPrintClean Introduces An Affordable Filtration Enclosure
3DPrintClean has been producing professional filtration solutions for a while now, but they’ve just launched a new low-cost version.
The REVOCaster Is Now Live
Back in 2014 I wrote on the REVOcaster, a rotational casting device that could complement any 3D printer operation. Now it’s available for order.
Finally, An Intelligent Spool Holder: The MonsterFeed
For those using generic 3D printer filament, the issue of spool management is sometimes troublesome. Now those issues could be solved with the MonsterFeed universal spool holder.
MODIFI3D: An Excellent Set Of 3D Print Finishing Tools
MODIFI3D is a set of excellent tools for finishing your 3D prints.
Another Sticky Option: 3DLAC
There’s yet another option to ensure your 3D prints stick to the print surface during printing: 3DLAC.
The MatterControl Touch: A Brain For Your 3D Printer
Let’s face it: most desktop 3D printers are pretty dumb. But now you can add some smarts to your device with the MatterControl Touch.
3DPrintClean’s Filtrations Solutions Now Available
3DPrintClean’s product line of 3D printer accessories for emission filtration are now available for purchase.
EasyWelder Solves A Common Filament Problem
EasyWelder is a very inexpensive 3D printing accessory that many people might find very useful.
PRINTinZ Releases the “Zebra Plate”
3D print accessory maker PRINTinZ released their new 3D printing adhesion system, the Zebra Plate.