Researchers have developed a method of 3D printing mechanochromic parts.
Carima CMYK Resin: Revolutionary Nontoxic 3D Printing Material Now Easily Accessible in the US and Canada
Carima’s nontoxic CYMK resin just got a lot more accessible.
Stratasys Enters the Multi-Billion Dollar Denture Printing Market with “TrueDent”
Stratasys has made a very unusual and strategic move into a new application area.
Hands On With Carima CMYK Non-Toxic 3D Printer Resin, Part 2
Our review of Carina’s CMYK resins continues with print results and final thoughts.
Hands On With Carima CMYK Non-Toxic 3D Printer Resin, Part 1
We were provided the opportunity to test Carima’s CMYK non-toxic 3D printer resin.
Exploring DyeMansion’s Latest Smoothing and Color Dyeing Systems
I had a chat with the friendly folks at DyeMansion about their latest system.
Xioneer’s Affordable Dyeing Station
Xioneer announced a new dyeing system, The Vortex EZ.
Some Updates from Polymaker on the 3D Print Materials Scene
I had a chat with Luke Taylor of Polymaker about the latest developments from the company.
Mimaki Develops New Pure Clear 3D Print Material
Mimaki has improved their clear 3D print material.
The Delightful Agisoft De-Lighter
I just discovered a very interesting tool that should be of interest to anyone performing 3D scanning.
3D Printing in Iridescent Colors
New research has developed a method of 3D printing in brilliant iridescent colors.
RIZE 3D Printers Recovered by Sindri 3D Printing
We learned of an interesting development in the RIZE situation.
Artec 3D Launches Significantly Upgraded 3D Scanner
Artec 3D announced the 2022 Leo handheld 3D scanner, which seems to be vastly improved over the previous model.
New AM Materials Round Up, February 4, 2022
Several new AM materials were announced in the past week.
The Rise of Palitra and Low Cost Full Color 3D Printing For All
A new company, Palitra, hopes to provide practical and affordable full color 3D printing technology to the market.
The Demise of RIZE?
Apparently there have been massive changes at RIZE, and the company no longer appears to be marketing 3D printers.
van der Geest Developing New Color 3D Printing Concept: The Double i3
Aad van der Geest is working on a new concept called “Double i3” that should be able to 3D print in full color.
Mimaki Pushes Forward with Full Color 3D Printing
I had a chat with the folks from Mimaki, makers of a line full color 3D printers.
DyeMansion’s New Black Line
Dyemansion introduced a new “Black Line” for 3D print coloring.
Stratasys Breaks The 3D Print Color Barrier
Stratasys announced an unusual collaboration with Adobe to dramatically simplify use of color in 3D printing.
Book of the Week: Understanding Color
This week’s selection is “Understanding Color: An Introduction for Designers” by Linda Holtzschue.
Researchers Develop Color Bioinks for 3D Printed Artwork
Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a highly unusual 3D print material.
NCS Color-Indexed Recycled PLA Filament Available
For the very first time, you can now purchase 3D printer filament that follows NCS color definitions.
Can An Ender 3 Print Full-Color Models?
A method of converting the popular Ender 3 desktop 3D printer to a color printer has been published.
Mixed Dimensions Unleashes 3D Print Capability For All Unity Games
Mixed Dimensions announced a powerful API that could dramatically increase demand for full-color 3D printing.
Seven Real Applications For Full-Color 3D Printing
What do you really use full-color 3D printing for? I have some ideas.
Stratasys Announces Two PolyJet 3D Printers
Stratasys announced two new color 3D printers, the J35 Pro and the J55 Prime, along with some improved software tools.
Lessons From Cimquest’s 2021 Xpand3D Event – Part Two
On May 25 and 26, 2021, Cimquest held its annual Xpand3D event, virtually.
New Method To Increase Color 3D Print Surface Quality
Researchers have developed a way for software to help improve the appearance of full color 3D prints.
RIZE Partners With Little You On Customized Anime 3D Prints
RIZE announced a partnership to produce full color 3D printed anime toys.
Where Does The Color In 3D Printer Filament Come From?
Did you ever wonder where the colors in 3D printer filament originate?
Stratasys Partners With DyeMansion For Full Color AM
Stratasys and DyeMansion announced a new strategic alliance that combines capabilities to provide an end-to-end full color additive manufacturing workflow.
BLUE CARE 3D Printing Powder Is Definitely The Right Color
A new material from FABULOUS has a very interesting property: its blue color.
Stratasys Puts The K Into CMYK
Stratasys announced two new materials that supercharge their PolyJet color profiles.
3D Printing Gets The Celebrity Treatment
A strange thing happened this week with Oprah Winfrey that relates to 3D printing.
Mixed Dimensions Partners With Ubisoft For 3D Printed Characters
Mixed Dimensions announced a deal with game-maker Ubisoft to 3D print custom figurines.
Design of the Week: Bernie (In Color)
This week’s selection is a fully colored model of US Senator Bernie Sanders.
3Dfeedy: Another Way To Perform Multi-Material 3D Printing
A new Kickstarter project offers a different kind of 3D printer multi-material upgrade.
Another SLS And MJF Finishing Option: AMuCoat
SLS and MJF 3D printed parts have new options for finish and color.
RIZE CEO Focuses In On 3D Printing Realities For 2021
RIZE’s CEO offers some insights into 3D printing safety and a look ahead for 2021.
KeyShot 3MF Support Offers Full-Color 3D Prints
The 3D Manufacturing Format (3MF) file type is about to go prime-time owing to KeyShot and Stratasys.
The Recipe For More Realistic 3D Printed Prototypes
Stratasys, KeyShot, and the 3MF file format come together for a stunningly realistic prototyping capability right off the 3D printer.
Mimaki Introduces “Accessible” Full Color 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 Goes 2.0
SimplyColor3D has now now moved to version 2.0, and it includes a lot more features.
3D Printed Fashions Becoming More Sophisticated
Ganit Goldstein is an Israel designer developing techniques for producing fantastic 3D printed fashions.
Longer Launches The High-Resolution Orange 4K SLA 3D Printer
This week Longer launched its latest 3D printer, the Orange 4K, on Kickstarter.
Another Multi-Color 3D Printing Accessory: Co Print
There’s another multi-color 3D printer accessory launching: the Co Print.
Plasmonic Seasoning Adds Color To SLS 3D Printing
Researchers at the University of Duisburg-Essen have developed a way to generate colors during SLS 3D printing processes.
Examining Mixed Dimension’s Anatomical 3D Prints
I got my hands on a fantastic full color, transparent 3D print from Mixed Dimensions and it’s worth discussing.
RIZIUM Glass Fiber For Full-Color, Sustainable 3D Printing
RIZIUM Glass Fiber For Full-Color, Sustainable 3D Printing
DyeMansion Raises $14M Series B
German additive manufacturing post-processing company DyeMansion has closed a $14 million Series B funding round.
Mimaki Investment Boosts Mixed Dimension’s Prospects
Mimaki has made an interesting investment with Mixed Dimensions that will allow Mixed Dimensions to significantly boost their full color 3D printed collectibles business.
Multicolor SLS 3D Printing Coming?
New research has demonstrated an inexpensive method of reliably producing different color shades during SLS 3D printing, but will it replace dyeing?
Stratasys’ Latest In Full-Color 3D Printing: Meet The J55
A new small-footprint full-color 3D printer has emerged from Stratasys.
MJF 3D Printing Gains Vibrance With DyeMansion Color Launch
A new post-processing option is adding vibrant color capabilities to 3D printed parts made with HP’s MJF technology.
Student or Educator? A RIZE 3D Printer May Be For You
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 Unveils Lower Cost Color 3D Printer: The J826
Stratasys announced a new member to their J8 series of full color 3D printers, the J826, which will enable easier acquisition by educators.
Who Is Clean Green 3D?
The MCOR Technologies ArkePro full color 3D printer, which uses paper, has been resurrected.
The Da Vinci Color 5D Looks Like a Multi-Machine Maker’s Dream
XYZprinting has released a new 3D printer, the Color 5D, which, as you might suspect, can 3D print in full color.
The Right Way To Market Commercial 3D Printed Designs
Mixed Dimensions used the correct approach for licensing and using 3D models from EVE Online for their printing service.
HP Surprises With Prototyping Solution
HP’s MJF process is surprisingly being used successfully for prototyping by Oakley. We realized why they succeeded.
Incredible 3D Printed “Visible Man” Available Through Full Color 3D Technology
Mimaki’s powerful full color texture 3D printers are being used to 3D print mass quantities of customized artwork for consumers.
Dassault Systèmes Deepens Partnership With RIZE
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 Such A Thing As Museum-Quality 3D Printer Filament?
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.
Next-Generation Full-Color, Multi-Material PolyJet 3D Printing With The New Stratasys J850 3D Printer
Stratasys’ new J850 3D printer is the next generation for full-color PolyJet 3D printing.
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.
Stratasys Shows Fashion Fabric 3D Printing System
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.
A Different Full Color 3D Printing Solution From OVE
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.
Creating Multi-Color 3D Prints From Mono-Color 3D Models
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 .
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.
How Advanced Can 3D Printed Colors Be?
I spoke with DyeMansion’s Chief Customer Officer, Kai Witter, about the company’s new advanced 3D print color systems.
The End of Mcor Technologies?
It appears the end is near for Mcor Technologies, as we have indications they are in receivership.
Prusa Rebrands and Improves Software Systems
Prusa Research introduced PrusaSlicer to replace their previous management software.
MatterHackers’ Materials Partnerships
3D printing reseller MatterHackers is greatly expanding its materials reach with several high-profile partnerships.
3D Printed Dioramas: A New Twist On An Older Process
A company found a new usage for 3D printed body scans: dioramas.
Pantone Validated Color 3D Printing
Stratasys’ J750 and J735 3D printers have been validated as meeting Pantone color-matching standards.
The Challenge Facing Color 3D Printing
Color 3D printing has never really taken off, but there may be a good reason why.
An Update On ComeTrue’s 3D Printers
We had a chat with ComeTrue about their latest offerings.
Few Ways To 3D Print In Full Color
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 Expands Its Expansive Portfolio
XYZprinting has a huge lineup of 3D printers and today announces that it’s expanding even more.
Mcor Sneaks Out The ARKePro
Call us surprised; Mcor Technologies seems to have released a new 3D printer without a lot of fanfare.
10 Million Colors and an Industrial Mindset
Mimaki sees a bright, and brightly colored, future for industrial 3D printing.
colorFabb Introduces Color On Demand Filaments
Dutch 3D printer material mastermind colorFabb has introduced something quite revolutionary: color on demand.
Rize Expands Functional 3D Printing with More Materials, Full Color
The world is in full color, and now so is functional 3D printing with Rize’s latest introduction.
The Complex Matter of 3D Printing Color Figurines
One of the hardest tasks in 3D printing is the production of highly complex figurines in color material.
Book of the Week: 2.5D Printing: Bridging the Gap Between 2D and 3D Applications
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 Finally Releases MultiMaterial Upgrade
Prusa Printers finally released their long-awaited second version of their multmaterial upgrade.
Using the Other Way to 3D Print Full Color Objects
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.
Whitening Those SLS Prints: New Technique Opens New Possibilities
Researchers at The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology have developed a method that may lead to full color SLS 3D printing.
XYZprinting Announces Full Color 3D Printer
There’s a new full color 3D printer option available, just announced by XYZprinting.
3D Printing “Directly” from Google Earth
Some folks found a way to 3D print full color cityscapes directly from Google Earth.
Full Color 3D Printing: One on One with Mimaki
3D printing is now becoming widespread, but full color 3D printing is still a rare thing.
HP’s Stephen Nigro Discusses Siemens’ Support of Full-Color 3D Printing
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
Audi Leverages Full-Color, Multi-Material 3D Printing for Tail Light Testing
The automotive industry is a long-time adopter of 3D printing technology for prototyping and design purposes.