HP announced a partnership with Legor to enable 3D printing of precious metals, including gold and silver.
Researchers have been developing methods of 3D printing electronic circuits for use in high temperature environments.
New research seems to have developed an incredibly effective method of 3D printing speciality filters to extract specific metals from waste material.
Could any 3D print service print in precious metals like gold, silver or platinum? Not unless special steps are taken.
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe of R&D Tax Savers discuss 3D printing in the mining industry.
Researchers at The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology have developed a method that may lead to full color SLS 3D printing.
3D printer hotend maker E3D stepped up their “Gold Edition” with some interesting – and frivolous – upgrades.
Popular consumer-oriented 3D print service i.Materialise just added a very interesting new material: Black Steel.
Can you 3D print in gold at home? Not exactly. But we have found an example of how you can use 3D printing technology to cast gold. In a now-old post on the Ultimaker blog, jeweler Paul Steenbrink (a.k.a. Cardillac) experimented with a technique for preparing gold jewelry: The 3D print is invested… Continue reading Personal 3D Printing In Gold
3D print service i.Materialise now offers printing in Gold and Silver metals. They’re not the first service to offer this ability, but it’s wonderful to see another golden service. Specifics: In addition to the sterling silver, there are three colors of 14 kt gold offered, bright yellow, reddish tinge and white gold available. Prints… Continue reading i.Materialise Glitters with Gold and Silver
It’s not exactly the Olympics, but Shapeways can now print in Gold and Bronze finishes thanks to their most recent announcement. They’ve added more finishings one can select for stainless steel prints. In addition to the existing Gold Plate Matte finish, you can now choose from: Gold Plated Glossy (on the left above) Antique… Continue reading Shapeways Goes For Gold. And Bronze.
A while back the Shapeways 3D Print service toyed with Gold Plating on stainless steel printed models. Evidently this trial was successful, as they have now announced a new, permanently available material: Gold Plated Stainless Steel. This sounds great, as we previously postulated that a ton (well, maybe not an *actual* ton, but lots… Continue reading Controversy Over Shapeways Gold Plating Formula?
Shapeways is experimenting with another print material, one you’ve always wanted to have: Gold! They’ve managed to develop a process where a gold-plating step is added to normal stainless steel 3D printing. The results, as you can see in the image above, are terrific. The major concern with Gold Printing, is of course… Continue reading Golden 3D Prints with Shapeways’ Midas Touch