The Builder Extreme 1500 Pro is an impressive industrial 3D printer.
Prusa Beefs Up 3D Printer Thermal Management
Prusa Research announced a new beta version of their 3D printer firmware that takes a more sophisticated approach to thermal management.
Desktop Metal’s Unusual Freefoam Technology
Desktop Metal’s technology innovations continue with the introduction of a very unusual 3D print material: FreeFoam.
Prusa Announces Sophisticated 3D Printer Enclosure
Prusa Research announced the availability of a new, sophisticated enclosure for their popular MK3S+ 3D printer.
SynDaver3D Announces Two Low-Cost Desktop 3D Printers
SynDaver3D announced the LeveL and LeveL UP desktop 3D printers.
A Reminder For 3D Printer Operators During Heat Waves
It’s summer in the northern hemisphere, and that means one thing: Heat, and lots of it.
Ice Cold: A New Day For Thermal Desalination And 3D Printing
Charles Goulding Jr. dives into 3D printing used for thermal desalination applications.
Watching 3D Printed Tungsten Crack In Real Time
Researchers have found a way to directly observe micro-cracking of 3D printed tungsten metal.
MakerBot’s Secret Automated Annealing Feature
I recently learned the MakerBot METHOD series has a very unusual feature for a 3D printer: integrated annealing.
More Details On The Surprisingly Sophisticated Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle
Ultimaker’s new S5 Bundle is far more than a marketing slogan. It is a highly sophisticated 3D printer that includes a variety of production features.
A Deeper Look At The MakerBot Method X
Does the MakerBot Method X 3D printer really work? We examined several large ABS 3D prints and were very surprised.
Ultimaker Releases Closed Environment Features For Production Capability
Ultimaker just announced the Ultimaker S5 Bundle, with heat and humidity management features that could enable true 3D print production.
What Will Ultimaker Announce?
Ultimaker announced they’re announcing a new device. What is it? What 3D printer features could it include? We enhance some images and provide speculation.
Bio-Inspired Metal 3D Printing For Industry?
GE has developed a fascinating 3D printed part design that’s partly inspired by biology.
Strengthen PLA Prints By Annealing
Many 3D printer operators are unaware of a technique for transforming materials into stronger versions: annealing.
Many Thoughts on MakerBot’s New Method
MakerBot finally announced a new 3D printer and I have some thoughts.
Dynamical Tools’ Interesting Product Line
Spain-based Advanced Production Tools S.A produces a line of powerful industrial 3D printers under the name Dynamical Tools.
The Xioneer X1S Industrial 3D Printer
Xioneer announced a new, powerful 3D printer for industry, the X1S.
Venturi 3D Steps Up
I’m looking at a new crowdfunding 3D printer launch.
Thermorph: A New 4D Printing Concept
Researchers at CMU’s Morphing Matter Lab have developed a technique for 4D printing that could prove popular.
Mass Portal’s Three New Excellent Products
Mass Portal continues to experiment with advanced 3D printing techniques.
Microwave Heating Method Strengthens 3D Printed Parts
Researchers have developed an interesting method for strengthening 3D printed parts by an application of microwaves.
An Unusual 3D Printing Filament from 3dk.berlin
There’s plenty of competition in the 3D printer filament market these days, so it takes a lot to stand out among the crowd. It seems that 3dk.berlin has done so with their new “k-top” product.
Could 3D Printer Hotends Improve With Heatron’s System?
At Rapid last week we came across a very intriguing piece of hardware from Heatron.
3D Platform’s Filament Warmer: A Good Idea
3D Platform seems to have a number of announcements lately, and one of them is for a unique “filament warmer”.
Kühling&Kühling’s Two Powerful 3D Printers
Germany-based Kühling&Kühling now offer two very powerful 3D printers suitable for professional use.
Essentium Develops Revolutionary 3D Printing Process
It’s been a long time since I’ve seen something this revolutionary: Essentium has created a completely new filament-based 3D printing process.
Could the World’s Most Heat Resistant Material Be 3D Printed?
Researchers at Imperial College London have identified incredible materials that can withstand temperatures up to 4,000C, but would it be possible to 3D print this stuff?
Two Neat Features on the FELIX Pro 1
The other week we had a really close look at the FELIX Pro 1 and found a couple of very interesting features.
The Coming Importance of Furnaces for 3D Printing
Furnaces for 3D printing? Yes, I think so.
Body-Temperature Polymer Could Provoke Some Very Interesting 3D Prints
A new polymer developed by a team from the University of Rochester has an interesting property: it changes shape when triggered by body temperature alone.