I just discovered a very interesting tool that should be of interest to anyone performing 3D scanning.
New research has developed a method of 3D printing in brilliant iridescent colors.
We learned of an interesting development in the RIZE situation.
Artec 3D announced the 2022 Leo handheld 3D scanner, which seems to be vastly improved over the previous model.
Several new AM materials were announced in the past week.
A new company, Palitra, hopes to provide practical and affordable full color 3D printing technology to the market.
Apparently there have been massive changes at RIZE, and the company no longer appears to be marketing 3D printers.
Aad van der Geest is working on a new concept called “Double i3” that should be able to 3D print in full color.
I had a chat with the folks from Mimaki, makers of a line full color 3D printers.
Dyemansion introduced a new “Black Line” for 3D print coloring.
Stratasys announced an unusual collaboration with Adobe to dramatically simplify use of color in 3D printing.
This week’s selection is “Understanding Color: An Introduction for Designers” by Linda Holtzschue.
Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a highly unusual 3D print material.
For the very first time, you can now purchase 3D printer filament that follows NCS color definitions.
A method of converting the popular Ender 3 desktop 3D printer to a color printer has been published.
Mixed Dimensions announced a powerful API that could dramatically increase demand for full-color 3D printing.
What do you really use full-color 3D printing for? I have some ideas.
Stratasys announced two new color 3D printers, the J35 Pro and the J55 Prime, along with some improved software tools.
On May 25 and 26, 2021, Cimquest held its annual Xpand3D event, virtually.
Researchers have developed a way for software to help improve the appearance of full color 3D prints.
RIZE announced a partnership to produce full color 3D printed anime toys.
Did you ever wonder where the colors in 3D printer filament originate?
Stratasys and DyeMansion announced a new strategic alliance that combines capabilities to provide an end-to-end full color additive manufacturing workflow.
A new material from FABULOUS has a very interesting property: its blue color.
Stratasys announced two new materials that supercharge their PolyJet color profiles.
A strange thing happened this week with Oprah Winfrey that relates to 3D printing.
Mixed Dimensions announced a deal with game-maker Ubisoft to 3D print custom figurines.
This week’s selection is a fully colored model of US Senator Bernie Sanders.
A new Kickstarter project offers a different kind of 3D printer multi-material upgrade.
SLS and MJF 3D printed parts have new options for finish and color.
RIZE’s CEO offers some insights into 3D printing safety and a look ahead for 2021.
The 3D Manufacturing Format (3MF) file type is about to go prime-time owing to KeyShot and Stratasys.
Stratasys, KeyShot, and the 3MF file format come together for a stunningly realistic prototyping capability right off the 3D printer.
Continuing on its mission to bring 10 million colors to 3D printing, Mimaki has just announced a new “baby” in its family: the 3DUJ-2207 UV-LED 3D printer.
SimplyColor3D has now now moved to version 2.0, and it includes a lot more features.
Ganit Goldstein is an Israel designer developing techniques for producing fantastic 3D printed fashions.
This week Longer launched its latest 3D printer, the Orange 4K, on Kickstarter.
There’s another multi-color 3D printer accessory launching: the Co Print.
Researchers at the University of Duisburg-Essen have developed a way to generate colors during SLS 3D printing processes.
I got my hands on a fantastic full color, transparent 3D print from Mixed Dimensions and it’s worth discussing.
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German additive manufacturing post-processing company DyeMansion has closed a $14 million Series B funding round.
Mimaki has made an interesting investment with Mixed Dimensions that will allow Mixed Dimensions to significantly boost their full color 3D printed collectibles business.
New research has demonstrated an inexpensive method of reliably producing different color shades during SLS 3D printing, but will it replace dyeing?
A new small-footprint full-color 3D printer has emerged from Stratasys.
A new post-processing option is adding vibrant color capabilities to 3D printed parts made with HP’s MJF technology.
If you’re a youngin’ whose neurons have just myelinated or an educator who’s responsible for bludgeoning their brain tissue with knowledge, there’s a 3D printer option you’ll want to add to your lab list – A RIZE 3D Printer.
Stratasys announced a new member to their J8 series of full color 3D printers, the J826, which will enable easier acquisition by educators.
The MCOR Technologies ArkePro full color 3D printer, which uses paper, has been resurrected.
XYZprinting has released a new 3D printer, the Color 5D, which, as you might suspect, can 3D print in full color.
Mixed Dimensions used the correct approach for licensing and using 3D models from EVE Online for their printing service.
HP’s MJF process is surprisingly being used successfully for prototyping by Oakley. We realized why they succeeded.
Mimaki’s powerful full color texture 3D printers are being used to 3D print mass quantities of customized artwork for consumers.
Dassault Systèmes has integrated RIZE 3D printing technology directly into their CAD software products to aid manufacturers. We know why they did so.
Rize announced they are now shipping their flagship full-color 3D Printer, the XRIZE, to the public.
Is there a “correct” or “optimal” set of colors for 3D printing materials for artists? One company has scientifically developed a set of unique and beautiful PLA materials for artistic 3D prints.
Stratasys’ new J850 3D printer is the next generation for full-color PolyJet 3D printing.
Is the Palette 2 color filament device for 3D printers too expensive? Perhaps, but it is now available at a much lower price.
When will 3D printing finally change the fashion industry? It may happen soon with Stratasys’ announcement of a way to 3D print in full color directly on fabric using production processes.
For those interested in full color 3D printing with gradients and textures, OWE has developed a device that can do just that at a very low price.
Having trouble separating a 3D model into pieces for color 3D printing? Now a new tool, SimplyColor3D, allows easy segmentation for Prusa MMU2S or Palette2 .
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.
I spoke with DyeMansion’s Chief Customer Officer, Kai Witter, about the company’s new advanced 3D print color systems.
It appears the end is near for Mcor Technologies, as we have indications they are in receivership.
Prusa Research introduced PrusaSlicer to replace their previous management software.
3D printing reseller MatterHackers is greatly expanding its materials reach with several high-profile partnerships.
A company found a new usage for 3D printed body scans: dioramas.
Stratasys’ J750 and J735 3D printers have been validated as meeting Pantone color-matching standards.
Color 3D printing has never really taken off, but there may be a good reason why.
We had a chat with ComeTrue about their latest offerings.
Color 3D printing is a bit of a rarity in today’s world, but it does exist and can be done in several ways.
XYZprinting has a huge lineup of 3D printers and today announces that it’s expanding even more.
Call us surprised; Mcor Technologies seems to have released a new 3D printer without a lot of fanfare.
Mimaki sees a bright, and brightly colored, future for industrial 3D printing.
Dutch 3D printer material mastermind colorFabb has introduced something quite revolutionary: color on demand.
The world is in full color, and now so is functional 3D printing with Rize’s latest introduction.
One of the hardest tasks in 3D printing is the production of highly complex figurines in color material.
This week’s selection is the informational “2.5D Printing: Bridging the Gap Between 2D and 3D Applications” by Carinna Parraman and Maria V. Ortiz Segovia.
Prusa Printers finally released their long-awaited second version of their multmaterial upgrade.
I’m learning a lot more about how light and color actually work after reading a research paper on an experimental method for 3D printing colors.
Researchers at The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology have developed a method that may lead to full color SLS 3D printing.
There’s a new full color 3D printer option available, just announced by XYZprinting.
Some folks found a way to 3D print full color cityscapes directly from Google Earth.
3D printing is now becoming widespread, but full color 3D printing is still a rare thing.
Among the news released at Siemens PLM Connection Americas 2018 was the announcement that HP Inc. and Siemens are expanding their existing partnership to add functionality for HP’s full-color 3D printing technology. To learn more about what this means within the larger context of HP’s Multi Jet Fusion (MJF), we spoke to Stephen Nigro, president… Continue reading HP’s Stephen Nigro Discusses Siemens’ Support of Full-Color 3D Printing
The automotive industry is a long-time adopter of 3D printing technology for prototyping and design purposes.
Researchers from MIT have developed a new technique to enable highly detailed multimaterial 3D prints from 3D scanners.
We took a close look at color 3D prints from Stratasys’ new color system.
M3D is well known for their inexpensive desktop 3D printers, but now they’ve added a very different machine to their product line. The new “Crane Quad” system is a full color desktop 3D printer with a price said to be less than USD$500. Previously the company marketed single or dual extrusion machines that proved very… Continue reading M3D Announces a Sub-USD$500 Full Color 3D Printer
That didn’t take long. After last week’s report on La Poste, Scandinavian PostNord is getting into 3D printing as well.
Sometimes it’s hard to figure out what might happen in the future, but perhaps we there is something now visible.
Today HP made several moves that should shake up their competitors.
There seems to be lot of news surrounding MIT’s announcement of a color changing 3D printing technology, but how could you use it?
Most 3D printing is done without regard to color, but what happens when it is truly important?
At CES we had a look at a new 3D printer from XYZprinting, the PartPro350 xBC.