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What Makes Holo’s PureForm Process Different From Metal Injection Molding?
A company you may not have heard of is Holo.
Exploring the Admaflex 130: Admatec’s Latest Ceramic 3D Printer
I spoke with Admatec about their latest 3D printer, the Admaflex 130.
Tethon 3D’s Extra-Dense Ceramic 3D Printer Resin
I dropped by Tethon 3D’s stand at Formnext and had a chat about their new ceramic 3D printing resin.
New Method For Powder-Based Multi-Material 3D Printing Developed
One of the most interesting technologies we observed at Formnext 2022 was a new way to 3D print multiple materials in powder.
Lithoz Demonstrates The Need For Multiple Machine Styles
One 3D printer does not fill all application needs, and that’s demonstrated by Lithoz’s product set.
Lithoz Makes First Acquisition
Lithoz acquired a ceramic 3D printing company.
Lynxter Continues 3D Print Commercialization
I had a chat with the folks from Lynxter to find out what they’ve been up to.
Grid Logic’s Multi-Material Powder 3D Printing System
Grid Logic has developed a unique process that can 3D print metal and ceramic in the same job.
XJET Switches Gears To Commercialization
I had a chat with XJET’s Dror Danai about the company’s strategy.
Tethon Leverages Ceramic Resins In New Ways
Tethon 3D is getting into the dental business.
Researchers Develop 3D Printable Thermally Resistant Power Semiconductors
Researchers at TU Chemnitz have developed a unique method to produce temperature resistant housings for electrical applications.
Tritone’s Amazing Hybrid Technology
I had a look at the latest from Tritone.
Could This Be The Best 3D Printer Nozzle Ever?
A new nozzle for FFF 3D printers has been announced by fibtip, and it seems to have all the right characteristics.
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.
XJET Produces First Completely Ceramic Piston
An automotive company has used XJET’s NPJ technology to produce a high performance engine piston made entirely from ceramic material.
African 3D Printing Grows
Aside from Antarctica, Africa might be the continent with the least amount of 3D printing activity, but that’s changing.
Question of the Week: Combined Polymer, Metal and Ceramic 3D Prints?
This week’s question relates to the ability of 3D printing to combine various types of materials.
Desktop Metal Rebrands ExOne Products
Desktop Metal announced additions to the ever-growing 3D printer lineup, but the new entries seem a bit familiar.
New AM Materials Round Up, March 4, 2022
Several new AM materials were announced in the past week.
Using 3D Printed Catalysts To Power Rocket Engines
A PhD student in New Zealand is 3D printing catalysts to enable use of safer rocket propellants.
Desktop Ceramic 3D Printing At Home
A desktop 3D printer could allow easy ceramic 3D printing at home.
XJET’s Smooth 3D Printing Advantage
I spoke with XJET’s Dror Danai to find out why XJET technology has an advantage over other ceramic 3D printing options.
Restoring Porcelain Artifacts Using 3D Printing
Researchers at Fraunhofer IKTS have developed a method for restoring broken porcelain items.
A Chat With BCN3D’s David Martinez
I spoke with BCN3D’s Dave Martinez to find out the latest from the Spanish 3D printer manufacturer.
3D Printing At The The 2021 Ceramics Expo
The Ceramics Expo returned for 2021, and we were on-site in Cleveland for a look at 3D printing at the in-person event.
What Does A Return To In-Person Industry Events Look Like?
In-person industry events are moving from pandemic wish list item to real-world happenings — but what does that look like in practice?
XJET’s New Smart SMART Station
XJET announced “SMART”, an intelligent post-processing workstation.
How Does Sakuú’s Unusual 3D Printing Process Work?
I spoke with Sakuú’s VP of Marketing and Business development, David Pederson, to find out more about this mysterious 3D print startup.
Tethon 3D Obtains Key Ceramic 3D Printing Patent
Tethon 3D obtained a patent for a key 3D printing feature in the resin process.
The New CeraFab L30 From Lithoz
Lithoz announced a new entry-level ceramic 3D printer, the CeraFab L30.
Tethon 3D Announces Three Powerful 3D Printing Resins
Tethon 3D announced a suite of three new and extremely interesting 3D printing resins suitable for industrial use.
Step-By-Step In Ceramic 3D Printing With 3DCeram
Ceramic 3D printing has a lot to offer applications from aerospace and biomedical to industry, but adoption can be a sticking point.
Made In Space To Launch Ceramic 3D Printing To The ISS
Another 3D printing technology will soon be aboard the International Space Station as Made In Space is set to launch SLA into space for the first time.
Electromagnetic Ceramic 3D Printing Possibilities
New research has uncovered a potential method for 3D printing ceramic materials using microwaves.
Arcanum And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding considers the achievement of 3D printable porcelain.
Question of the Week: Does Ceramic PEEK 3D Printing Filament Exist?
This week’s question is about the availability of ceramic PEEK 3D printing filament.
LEHVOSS Develops a New Flame-Retardant 3D Printing Filament
The chemical company LEHVOSS Group announced the introduction of a new 3D printing filament with flame-retardant properties.
Scaling Up Ceramic 3D Printing For Dentistry
The dental industry is a major user of ceramic 3D printing, and a new global partnership is set to see applications move from concept through to production.
Tethon 3D Releases New Mullite Ceramic Powder For SLS 3D Printing
Tethon 3D announced a new product: a ceramic powder suitable for use in SLS 3D printers to add to their extensive portfolio of printable ceramic materials.
Question of the Week: Ceramic 3D Printing
This week’s question relates to the costing of ceramic 3D printing: what are the options, costs and considerations for 3D printing ceramic jewelry?
Book of the Week: Advanced Materials
This week’s selection is the eBook “Advanced Materials” by 3dpbm.
Project Hopes To Optimize Pharmaceutical Production With 3D Printed Ceramics
The NESSIE project is attempting to optimize large scale production of pharmaceuticals by using advanced technologies, focusing on 3D printed ceramics.
5 Industries That Benefit From Ceramics 3D Printing
What makes ceramics such a valuable 3D printing material? Here’s how it’s benefiting five essential industries.
3D Printing and Vases
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers examine 3D printing put to use in creating vases.
Tritone Making Progress Developing MoldJet Technology
Tritone has been quietly building their MoldJet technology and is nearing a release of their beta 3D printing equipment.
XJET Found A Niche In Ceramic Applications
XJET has found their way into a very interesting and profitable application niche for their powerful ceramic 3D printing technology.
Admatec’s New and Larger 3D Printer
Admatec announced a new and much larger metal and ceramic 3D printer; we had a close look at it.
An Update On Lynxter’s 3D Printers
Lynxter’s S600D industrial 3D printer just got a lot better with a new liquid extrusion system. We found out which materials it can print.
Xjet Splits 3D Printer Lines
When Xjet first developed their nanoparticle jetting (NPJ) process, they didn’t realize it would split into two different styles. We found out why.
Tritone’s MoldJet Technology Well Suited For Production Use
Tritone announced a revolutionary 3D printing process called “MoldJet” that 3D prints molds and casts objects during the 3D printing process.
RPS: The Most Bizarre 3D Printing Process Yet Seen
A bizarre new 3D printing process called Roll Powder Sintering could be the fastest and cheapest way to 3D print metal, ceramic and thermoplastic materials. We found out how it works.
ExOne’s New X1 160PRO Metal 3D Printer
ExOne announced a huge new metal 3D printer, the X1 160PRO, which can provide large-scale metal additive manufacturing capability to industry.
Research May Lead to New Types of Ceramic 3D Printers
New research shows a method of joining ceramics together. Could this lead to an entirely new type of ceramic 3D printer?
Injection Molded 3D Prints? AddiFab Can Do That
AddiFab has produced a new 3D printing process that can bridge the gap between 3D printers and injection molding.
Admatec Adds Vision-Based Process Monitoring System
Admatec’s new vision-based process monitoring system for their ceramic and metal 3D printers could dramatically increase the quality of industrial additive manufacturing.
Connecting 3D Printing With The Rest Of Industry
How do engineers and designers know about new developments in 3D printing that could potentially revolutionize products in industry?
3D Printing Ceramics Without Binders
Aerosint is taking steps to make ceramic 3D printing more robust with a binder-free powder bed process.
The Bison 1000 3D Printer
What does the Bison 1000 3D printer do? It can 3D print many resins, including ceramic resins at very high resolution, and can handle huge 3D models.
Five Impactful 3D Printing Innovations
Let’s take a look at a few of the most impressive 3D printing innovations of the last five years and see how much the industry has changed since it began.
Finding Your Niche: XJet’s Nuclear Ambitions
XJet is focusing strongly on ceramic 3D printing applications, something they may not have initially planned.
XJet CEO: Metal And Ceramic 3D Printing Applications Come From The Customers
XJet’s CEO shares a look into operations and applications in metal and ceramic 3D printing.
Interactive Map of 3D Printing Tech Available
A comprehensive interactive chart of 3D printing technologies has been published.
XJet’s Dual Material Ceramic and Metal 3D Prints
XJet has accomplished something we’ve never seen before: a combination metal and ceramic 3D print.
The ADAM Project: A 3D Printed Bone Service
We’ve just learned of a new venture seeking to simplify access to 3D printed bones: The ADAM Project.
Where Can You Get a Ceramic 3D Print?
We know ceramic 3D printing is around, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to find.
An Update On ComeTrue’s 3D Printers
We had a chat with ComeTrue about their latest offerings.
Two New Ceramic 3D Printers From Kwambio
Kwambio has announced, but not yet released, two new ceramic 3D printers.
Admatec’s Ceramic 3D Printers
Admatec produces powerful ceramic (and metal) 3D printers.
Cerambot is An Affordable Ceramic 3D Printer
We talk a lot about 3D printers, but most use plastic or resin materials.
Fusion Factory Introduces Filament-Based Metal and Ceramic 3D Printing
Given the relative newness of metal 3D printing, many in the industry anticipate a continued evolution of the technology that will see it increase in quality and decrease in cost.
Another Metal 3D Printing Process: Screen Printing
We ran across a metal 3D printing process we had not seen previously: screen printing.
Canon Announces Ceramic 3D Printing Materials
Japanese giant Canon announced new ceramic 3D printer materials.
Nanogrande’s Molecular 3D Printing Concept
I’m always thrilled to see new 3D printing processes, and Nanogrande definitely has one.
Tethon 3D’s Tough New 3D Printing Resins
Tethon 3D announced a series of much more powerful resins for SLA 3D printing.
Ceramic 3D Printing Following Familiar Path
Adoption of 3D printing does not happen all at once.
AM Center as Evolution: A Chat with XJet
The morning after XJet’s grand opening for the new Additive Manufacturing Center in Rehovot, Israel, I sat down with CBO Dror Danai to discuss the significance of the move.
A Grand Grand Opening for XJet
Israel-based XJet has opened a $10 million Additive Manufacturing Center, billed as the world’s largest for 3D printing of metals and ceramics.
Wait, Tethon is Making a 3D Printer?
Tethon 3D is apparently going to manufacture a 3D printer.
The PotterBot Evolves
Since we last looked at the PotterBot two years ago, it seems there have been many improvements.
A 3D Printing Lesson From Jewelry Designers To Industry
I’m reading an interesting story of how jewelry designers applied a new 3D printing technology.
Formlabs Introduces Ceramic Resin and Changes Everything
Formlabs formally announced a new ceramic resin for the Form 2 3D printer today.
What’s After Voxel Level 3D Printing?
There is another level of 3D printing that no one has yet attained.
Kwambio’s New Glass 3D Print Material
Kwambio was quiet for quite a while, but now they seem very active; this week announcing a new 3D print material.
Are 3D-Printed Consumer Ceramics Finally Here?
3D-printed performance ceramics have been available from a variety of photopolymer additive manufacturing (AM) platforms for some time, and there are even more on the horizon.
Well, well, we hadn’t heard from Kwambio for literally years, but suddenly they are back.
Switch to Ceramic 3D Printing with StoneFlower
A new kit to convert your desktop 3D printer to ceramic capability is about to launch.
Feature Overload on the Aether 1 3D Printer
I’m looking at a very curious device, the Aether 1 3D printer, or is it a bio printer?
Many Questions with XJET’s CEO
We sat down with XJET’s CEO to find out where the new company is positioned today.
XJET Launches With Great Hope
XJET has shipped their first 3D printing system, and it won’t be the last.
XJET’s Ceramic and Metal 3D Printing Combination
XJET announced the release of a new line of 3D printers, the Carmel series, which apparently can 3D print in metal OR ceramics.
Design of the Week: Cerco Espresso Cup
This week’s selection is the subtle Cerco Espresso Cup by Spanish artist Jordi López Aguiló of Kutarq Studio.
This Modular Furniture System is a Nod to ‘The Universal Brick Making Machine’
While not feasible for every product out there, ceramic materials are one of the few natural materials available to us that can be formed into just about anything.
How 3D Printing Revolutionized the World’s Oldest Making Process
A wonderful story has been submitted to our publication describing how a traditional ceramics craftsman was able to vastly simplify his work using 3D print technology
Ricoh Working on Metal 3D Printing Technology – And Ceramics
While Ricoh has been selling their SLS-based 3D printer for over a year, they’re now beginning to move into a very different 3D printing technology.