Polymaker announced a new series of high speed 3D print materials called “PolySonic”.
3D printer filament spools priced at only US$10/kg?
Essentium announced a comprehensive partnership with 3D-Fuel.
Several new AM materials were announced in past weeks.
Researchers at Michigan Technological University have been testing whether it’s feasible to 3D print key bicycle parts using common PLA material.
Could PLA be used for 3D printed prosthetics?
A new 3D print recycling service has emerged in Germany: RecyclingFabrik.
Researchers have analyzed the long-term durability of the most commonly 3D printed materials, PLA and ABS.
Novice 3D printer operators often wonder, “what is the PLA that I am printing?”
I’ve been wondering why PLA is still the most popular 3D printing material, and have some thoughts.
I had a chat with Luke Taylor of Polymaker about the latest developments from the company.
Our hands on review of the Anycubic Kobra desktop 3D printer continues with a look at operations, print results and conclusions.
Our busy lab managed to give the Anycubic Kobra desktop 3D printer a thorough workout.
Prusa Research took a very interesting further step into the world of sustainability with the introduction of a recycled PLA material.
There are now many sources of “tough PLA”, but what is this mysterious material and why is it gaining popularity?
This week’s selection is the Digital Circular Pavilion by studio Spazio Z.
I had the opportunity to test out the new Vyper 3D printer from Anycubic in our lab: print results.
I had the opportunity to test out the new Vyper 3D printer from Anycubic in our lab: setup and printing.
I had the opportunity to test out the new Vyper 3D printer from Anycubic in our lab: features and unpacking.
It’s summer in the northern hemisphere, and that means one thing: Heat, and lots of it.
Polymaker announced a very intriguing new 3D print material called “PolyTerra”.
Researchers have identified a method of easily — and ecologically — disposing of PET thermoplastics.
I’m looking at a new and wildly successful Kickstarter for something called the “PolySmoother”, which they say is “an extremely convenient tool for polishing 3D prints”.
I just read a press release from Mosaic Manufacturing announcing a new product: filaments!
I’m now considering whether PLA should be the default 3D printing material for desktop equipment.
I heard about a new 3D printer filament with an unlikely combination of materials: PLA and ABS.
We examine two more filament materials from Fiberlogy, another PLA and a PET-G, and made some surprising discoveries.
We tested two types of 3D printer filament from Fiberlogy and found some very interesting results.
There’s increasing interest in “silk” 3D printer filaments, which are astonishingly shiny and now available from mainstream materials providers.
A service wants to recycle your PLA 3D printer scraps by collecting them and sending to industrial recyclers.
RePLAy 3D contacted us to explain more details about the nature of their unusual 3D printer filament recycling service.
Charles Goulding & Greer Veon of R&D Tax Savers look at the use of natural fibers in 3D print materials.
This week’s question asks how to best store and transport PLA 3D printer material in cold winter conditions.
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.
Should 3D print services use recycled 3D printer materials? It seems like the eco-friendly thing to do, but is it economically feasible?
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers discuss use of bioplastics in 3D printing.
Have you ever broken a 3D printer build plate? We did! Our glass build plate had a sad case of over-adhesion on a PLA print that could not be removed.
3D Platform has produced a rather large 3D printer, the WorkCenter 500, and we had a close look at it.
We had a long chat with MakerBot CEO Nadav Goshen about the current state of the company and its products.
Anisoprint announced an arrangement that should make their continuous carbon fiber 3D printer even better.
This is part 4 of a 4 part series reviewing the Kodak Portrait 3D printer.
This is part 3 of a 4 part series reviewing the Kodak Portrait 3D printer.
This is part 2 of a 4 part series reviewing the Kodak Portrait 3D printer.
This is part 1 of a 4 part series reviewing the Kodak Portrait 3D printer.
Many 3D printer operators are unaware of a technique for transforming materials into stronger versions: annealing.
In the desktop 3D printing community, polylactic acid (PLA) is easily one of the most popular plastics.
colorFabb is teasing a rather strange and new 3D print material.
A company is marketing a “diamond” 3D printer filament.
Dutch 3D printer material mastermind colorFabb has introduced something quite revolutionary: color on demand.
I’m looking at Replay 3D, a seller of recycled 3D printer filaments.
Prusa Research has done something few, if any, 3D printer manufacturers have done: develop their own in-house produced filament.
Filaments.ca is introducing a new food-safe line of 3D printing filament.
MakerBot’s materials strategy seems be successful.
A new 3D printer filament proposes a much higher deformation temperature.
I had the opportunity to give MakerBot’s new Tough PLA system a try, and was impressed.
This is interesting: a reinforced PLA material using glass fiber.
The trend towards professional desktop 3D printing continues with another materials announcement.