BEEVERYCREATIVE announced they have completed building the first prototype of their new space-based continuous 3D printer.
A German-Ukrainian startup has developed a new system for not only 3D printing, but multifunction manufacturing.
Raise3D announced the RMF500 today, a large-format device targeted at production applications.
3DQue announced a significant milestone is in sight for their Quinly system: one million 3D prints.
I haven’t seen this before: a 3D printer that uses a moving belt — except when it doesn’t.
3DQue announced the availability of their 3D printer automation system for several new 3D printer models.
Wemake answered our questions regarding their prototype belt ejection system for desktop 3D printers.
I’ve come across another method for automating 3D printing: the Automatic Ejection System by Wemake.
OPT Industries is a 3D print startup company that is developing quite a number of innovations.
3DQue announced a new version of their Quinly continuous 3D printing system for Prusa equipment.
3DQue announced the availability of a new and advanced adhesion solution for desktop 3D printers: PolyLock.
3DQue announced they intend on performing a lengthy demonstration of continuous 3D printing of “up to 1000 hours”.
The European Space Agency is developing a new 3D printer capable of producing objects of “infinite” length, and it might use a new design suitable for belt 3D printers.
A major barrier to 3D printing adoption has long been automation, but what is the best way to achieve it?
Researchers at Northwestern University have developed an incredible new approach for 3D printing with resin materials.
I had a discussion with the techs at 3DQue and discovered they have found a way to 3D print many different engineering materials at very low cost.
I’ve been doing some thinking about automation lately and realized there are several things that should be covered by 3D print automation solutions.
German startup iFactory has now launched their inexpensive belt 3D printer on Kickstarter.
3D print startup company 3DQue is offering a “looping kit” to allow for continuous 3D printing on common desktop 3D printers.
At long last, PodoPrinter has released full details on their now-named device, the SOLE 3D production printer.
Having written a couple of stories focusing on belt 3D printers recently, I have some thoughts about their future.
Robot Factory announced the “Steel Roller Kit”, which converts a normal desktop 3D printer into a continuously operating device.
Supermaker Naomi Wu answered our questions about the upcoming Creality CR-30 belt 3D printer.
It seems that Creality is developing a belt-driven 3D printer, and that has several implications.
A company is in the midst of building what could be the largest 3D print farm in the world.
There have been multiple attempts to develop continuously operating 3D printers, but none seem to have been widely adopted. Why is this the case?
Loop 3D has completely switched gears and after two years has released a powerful industrial 3D printer. We found out all about it and its numerous features.
Is it possible to 3D print parts made from 60% continuous carbon fiber? There is, and we learned how it is done.
Robot Factory just announced a new continuous belt 3D printer that can, with the right options, reach high temperatures, enabling 3D printing of engineering materials like PEEK and ULTEM.
Farsoon completed customer beta-testing of their powerful HT1001P CAMS nylon 3D printing production system, which can 3D print continuously.
Desktop Metal announced a continuous carbon fiber 3D printer, the Fiber, which uses a version of the industrial AFP (automated fiber placement) process to produce very strong parts.
Nano Dimension has introduced its next-generation electronics 3D printer, the DragonFly LDM, that offers continuous operation with Lights-Out Digital Manufacturing technology.
What happened to Stratasys’ 3D print demonstration technologies? We examine the Continuous Build 3D Printer, the Robotic Composite and Infinite Build technologies.
Anisoprint announced a 3D print material I’ve never heard of previously, Composite Basalt Fiber.
Robotfactory announced a higher-temperature version of their infinite 3D printer.
The White Knight 3D printer is one of a long line of 3D printers developed by need.
Researchers at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have developed an unusual 3D printing process that mimics 3D scanning, except in reverse.
It’s occurred to me that there is an upcoming issue that the 3D printing industry has yet to solve: print tracking.
We received a provocative comment about 3D printing and had to reply.
We learned more about the highly unusual BlackBelt 3D printer.
I’m looking at some material from Robotfactory and noticed that print quality challenges are quite different.
Continuous 3D printing is a dream for many, but now it seems to be a purchasable thing.
Made In Space achieved a very important milestone: the longest 3D print yet made.
With all the competition in professional desktop 3D printers these days, it’s hard to stand out. But Loop3D has found a way.
Thingiverse constributor Aad van der Geest has proposed – and prototyped – a 3D printer add-on for continuous 3D printing.
I’m reading about the interesting collaboration between Polar 3D and Printrbot, who together have produced something they call the “Printrbelt”.
I’m looking at an extremely unusual 3D printer design: the Blackbelt.