Mass Portal has a belt 3D printer!
Yizumi’s SpaceA: A Robotic 3D Printer For Continuous Production of Polymer Parts
Yizumi’s SpaceA industrial 3D printer combines several technologies into an interesting package.
Formlabs Introduces Automation Ecosystem for 3D Printing
Formlabs today announced an automated manufacturing system that leverages their 3D print technology.
What Happened to the Blackbelt 3D printer? Answer: It’s Even Better
There’s an interesting tale about the Blackbelt 3D printer, the first successful belt 3D printer.
3DQue Offers Automated 3D Printing on Many 3D Printer Models
3DQue announced a new service, AutoPrint3D, which provides the software necessary to drive continuous 3D printing.
New Open Source Mod For Continuous 3D Printing on the Prusa MK3S+
A new method of continuous 3D printing has been developed.
BEEVERYCREATIVE Completes Continuous Space 3D Printer Prototype
BEEVERYCREATIVE announced they have completed building the first prototype of their new space-based continuous 3D printer.
SmartZavod Tackles Fully Automated Multimaterial Manufacturing
A German-Ukrainian startup has developed a new system for not only 3D printing, but multifunction manufacturing.
Raise3D’s RMF500 Targets Production AM
Raise3D announced the RMF500 today, a large-format device targeted at production applications.
Scaling The Quinly to One Million Parts
3DQue announced a significant milestone is in sight for their Quinly system: one million 3D prints.
The Incredible Infinity3D Hybrid Belt 3D Printer
I haven’t seen this before: a 3D printer that uses a moving belt — except when it doesn’t.
3DQue Adds Automation Capability For More 3D Printers
3DQue announced the availability of their 3D printer automation system for several new 3D printer models.
Wemake Answers Questions About Their Belt 3D Printer Kit
Wemake answered our questions regarding their prototype belt ejection system for desktop 3D printers.
The Wemake Automatic Ejection system For 3D Printers
I’ve come across another method for automating 3D printing: the Automatic Ejection System by Wemake.
A Revolutionary Continuous Resin 3D Printing System From OPT Industries Seeks Production Applications
OPT Industries is a 3D print startup company that is developing quite a number of innovations.
Automated 3D Printing On Prusa Equipment With Quinly
3DQue announced a new version of their Quinly continuous 3D printing system for Prusa equipment.
3DQue Officially Announces PolyLock Adhesive 3D Print Surface
3DQue announced the availability of a new and advanced adhesion solution for desktop 3D printers: PolyLock.
Watch 3DQue’s Live 1000 Hour 3D Print Endurance Test
3DQue announced they intend on performing a lengthy demonstration of continuous 3D printing of “up to 1000 hours”.
ESA Developing “Infinite” 3D Printer?
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.
Is Robotic 3D Printer Automation The Future?
A major barrier to 3D printing adoption has long been automation, but what is the best way to achieve it?
New Technique Could Be The “Belt Printing” Equivalent For Resin 3D Printers
Researchers at Northwestern University have developed an incredible new approach for 3D printing with resin materials.
Can 3DQue 3D Print Engineering Materials On The Creality Ender?
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.
Seven 3D Print Automation Concerns
I’ve been doing some thinking about automation lately and realized there are several things that should be covered by 3D print automation solutions.
iFactory3D Launches Low-Cost Belt 3D Printer
German startup iFactory has now launched their inexpensive belt 3D printer on Kickstarter.
3DQue’s Looping Kit For Continuous 3D Printing On Desktop Devices
3D print startup company 3DQue is offering a “looping kit” to allow for continuous 3D printing on common desktop 3D printers.
PodoPrinter Announces Revolutionary SOLE 3D Printer
At long last, PodoPrinter has released full details on their now-named device, the SOLE 3D production printer.
Watch Out, Belt 3D Printers Are Coming
Having written a couple of stories focusing on belt 3D printers recently, I have some thoughts about their future.
Robot Factory Offers Continuous 3D Printer Conversion Kit
Robot Factory announced the “Steel Roller Kit”, which converts a normal desktop 3D printer into a continuously operating device.
Exclusive: Naomi Wu On The Creality 3DPrintMill Belt 3D Printer
Supermaker Naomi Wu answered our questions about the upcoming Creality CR-30 belt 3D printer.
Creality Developing Belt-Driven Desktop 3D Printer
It seems that Creality is developing a belt-driven 3D printer, and that has several implications.
The Largest 3D Printing Factory Is Coming
A company is in the midst of building what could be the largest 3D print farm in the world.
Are Auto-Unloading 3D Printers Truly Desirable?
There have been multiple attempts to develop continuously operating 3D printers, but none seem to have been widely adopted. Why is this the case?
The Transformation of Loop 3D
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.
3D Printed Parts with 60% Continuous Carbon Fiber?
Is it possible to 3D print parts made from 60% continuous carbon fiber? There is, and we learned how it is done.
Robot Factory’s Silver Belt 3D Printer
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’s Powder-Eating CAMS System
Farsoon completed customer beta-testing of their powerful HT1001P CAMS nylon 3D printing production system, which can 3D print continuously.
What? Desktop Metal Is Doing Desktop Plastic?
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 Introduces Lights-Out Digital Manufacturing System For 3D Printing Electronics
Nano Dimension has introduced its next-generation electronics 3D printer, the DragonFly LDM, that offers continuous operation with Lights-Out Digital Manufacturing technology.
Where Are The Stratasys Advanced 3D Printing Demonstrators?
What happened to Stratasys’ 3D print demonstration technologies? We examine the Continuous Build 3D Printer, the Robotic Composite and Infinite Build technologies.
New 3D Print Material: Composite Basalt Fiber
Anisoprint announced a 3D print material I’ve never heard of previously, Composite Basalt Fiber.
The Sliding-3D PLUS High-Temp Infinite 3D Printer
Robotfactory announced a higher-temperature version of their infinite 3D printer.
A Belt 3D Printer Driven By Necessity
The White Knight 3D printer is one of a long line of 3D printers developed by need.
Unusual Reverse-Scanning 3D Printing Method Developed
Researchers at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have developed an unusual 3D printing process that mimics 3D scanning, except in reverse.
A Future 3D Printing Issue Looking For A Solution
It’s occurred to me that there is an upcoming issue that the 3D printing industry has yet to solve: print tracking.
FDM Is Not A Serious Industrial Application?
We received a provocative comment about 3D printing and had to reply.
The BlackBelt 3D Printer Story
We learned more about the highly unusual BlackBelt 3D printer.
Something Interesting About Continuous 3D Printing
I’m looking at some material from Robotfactory and noticed that print quality challenges are quite different.
Tiertime’s Continuous 3D Printing Feature
Continuous 3D printing is a dream for many, but now it seems to be a purchasable thing.
Milestone: Longest 3D Print Achieved
Made In Space achieved a very important milestone: the longest 3D print yet made.
Loop3D’s Continuous 3D Printing System
With all the competition in professional desktop 3D printers these days, it’s hard to stand out. But Loop3D has found a way.
A “Bulldozer” Solution to Continuous 3D Printing
Thingiverse constributor Aad van der Geest has proposed – and prototyped – a 3D printer add-on for continuous 3D printing.
About That Printrbelt Concept
I’m reading about the interesting collaboration between Polar 3D and Printrbot, who together have produced something they call the “Printrbelt”.
The Blackbelt 3D Printer’s Conveyor Belt System
I’m looking at an extremely unusual 3D printer design: the Blackbelt.