New research shows a potential path to significantly reduce petrochemical-based plastic use, possibly including in 3D printing.
We haven’t written about BeeHex for quite some time, but it turns out they’ve been developing an unusual food 3D printing technology involving plastics.
Researchers have made a technical breakthrough that could eventually change the use of recycled material for 3D printing.
ANYCUBIC announced a brand-new desktop 3D printer, the Vyper, and it has an attractive price-performance ratio.
This week, Stratasys doubled down on its additive manufacturing strategy for production.
Among the many enduring repercussions of last month’s disastrous winter storm in Texas is a plastics supply chain shortage that could impact filament raw suppliers.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine examine the role of plastics recycling efforts in impacting 3D printing materials availability and pricing.
SynDaver announced a new 3D printer, the Axi 2.
A new Kickstarter project features a 3D printer with the most unusual motion system.
Farsoon said the company has doubled its revenue so far in 2020, defying the overall economic downturn caused by the pandemic.
We had a chance to evaluate the new Prusa MINI 3D printer. Here we examine print quality and one error encountered.
We had a chance to evaluate the new Prusa MINI 3D printer. Here we configure the machine and begin operations.
We had a chance to evaluate the new Prusa MINI 3D printer. Here we unbox and assemble the device.
A company is apparently 3D printing fully functional internal combustion engines for racing — made from plastic!
A new chart published by AMPOWER shows a comprehensive view of the polymer 3D printing landscape.
There are large 3D printers, and there are larger 3D printers. And then there is CADzilla.
Stacker announced the F1, a desktop 3D printer that is quite a bit smaller than their previous models.
Creality’s new Ender 3 V2 is now available, and it’s a good choice for entry-level 3D printing.
I’m looking at an interesting news report detailing the first products from a new 3D printer manufacturer located in Loveland, Colorado.
Next week Creality launches their latest desktop 3D printer, the CR-6 SE, on Kickstarter and the device includes some amazing new features we’ve never seen previously.
The 3DFORT is an ultra-low-cost desktop 3D printer on Kickstarter. We have some thoughts on this development.
The Formon Core desktop 3D printer includes one of the most unusual motion systems I’ve yet seen.
Canada is set to declare plastics as a “toxic substance”. What effect could this have on 3D printing?
BigRep hit a huge milestone with the shipment of their 500th 3D printer. We look back on how they got there.
Tritone has been quietly building their MoldJet technology and is nearing a release of their beta 3D printing equipment.
VSHAPER’s new 3D printer uses a 5-axis motion system to enable 3D printing without support structures.
There’s increasing interest in “silk” 3D printer filaments, which are astonishingly shiny and now available from mainstream materials providers.
Modix has upgraded their line of large-format 3D printers to what they call “version 3”. But that version actually includes a huge list of powerful improvements.
Clariant’s production plant is now running on entirely green energy, making it possible for them to boast of green products. Is this a PR move, or a real trend?
3ntr has introduced an extremely high temperature 3D printer with a build chamber temperature of 250C, capable of 3D printing all high temperature materials, such as PEEK, ULTEM, PAEK and more.
Researchers have discovered a new plastic material, PDK, which seems to have unusually strong recycling properties.
Stereotech has introduced a small-scale inexpensive 5-axis 3D printer capable of printing objects without support, but there are some confusing aspects.
We had a chat with EOS’ new CEO, Marie Langer in which she described some fundamental changes to the 3D printer manufacturer.
Why limit recycling to Earth when you can do it in outer space too?
California-based 3D print service FORECAST 3D has been acquired by metal 3D print specialist GKN Powder Metallurgy in a surprise deal.
Prusa Research announced a brand new desktop 3D printer, the Original Prusa MINI. Its surprisingly low price will enable almost anyone to obtain a quality 3D printer.
You can lose a great deal of expensive 3D printing powder due to limited recycling abilities. But now there may be a way to optimize additive manufacturing powder recycling.
Need a professional level desktop 3D printer? The new Ultimaker S3 is not only powerful, but also affordable and includes many ease-of-use features.
Raise3D announced a new 3D printer for the education market, the E2. Is this a good move? We take a close look.
Is a low-cost, actually functional 3D printer possible? It may be so with Makertech 3D’s new Axis 3D printer, which sports many features normally found on higher-priced gear.
Charles Goulding und Peter Favata von R & D Tax Savers, untersuchen die möglichen Auswirkungen von Hasbros Maßnahme auf die 3D-Druckindustrie.
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers examine the potential impact of Hasbro’s move to eliminate plastic packaging on the 3D printing industry.
What happens when the big guys move into 3D print materials? The smaller players must pivot; Rigid.ink is no longer selling filament!
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers discuss use of bioplastics in 3D printing.
This week’s selection is “Introduction to Polymers” by Robert J. Young and Peter A. Lovell.
Can you reuse thermoset plastics? It turns out there is a way, just discovered by researchers. This could enable future use of recyclable 3D printer resins.
How can you 3D print in remote locations? One option is Millebot, which produces a line of 3D printers and manufacturing machines based on standard shipping containers.
Multi-material 3D printing and machining is possible on the Diabase Engineering H-Series Machine Tool. It offers 3D printing and several milling options .
While we recently reported that carbon fiber 3D printing is still in its early stages, we have also learned that development in the space is quickly progressing.
VSHAPER is readying their powerful 5-axis 3D printer for production.
Snapmaker completed their recent Kickstarter campaign with astonishing results.
A startup is using magnetic fields to 3D print extremely strong objects.
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.
Fabbaloo friend and maker Eric Au reports on his use of a Prusa clone 3D printer.
We’ve received additional information about the IVI 3D printer detailed last week.
In the desktop 3D printing community, polylactic acid (PLA) is easily one of the most popular plastics.
The White Knight 3D printer is one of a long line of 3D printers developed by need.
3DGence announced a new accessory for their popular INDUSTRY F340 professional 3D printer that provides for high flow rates.
I’m looking at a pair of very unusual 3D printers from Pollen.
Aleph Objects has ventured into new territory with the announcement of their new TAZ Pro device.
In a bit of a surprise, Mimaki announced availability of a desktop 3D printer.
We had a close look at the Xioneer industrial 3D printer.
If you’re thinking about 3D printing in high-temperature materials you might want to look at the INTAMSYS FUNMAT PRO 410.
Part 2 — machine use. We had a chance to test an interesting 3D sprinter and software combination: the BIQU Thunder and MyMiniFactory’s new app.
Pat 1 — machine assembly. We had a chance to test an interesting 3D printer and software combination: the BIQU Thunder and MyMiniFactory’s new app.
We managed to get a peek at a rather large device coming from Sindoh, the 3DWOX 7X.
MakerGear is now shipping a new 3D printer, the Ultra One.
FELIXprinters announced a pair of new professional 3D printers, the Pro L and XL.
You may have seen our story last year on Hage’s amazing 5-axis 3D printer, but did you know they offer several other powerful 3D printers?
Dremel announced a new desktop 3D printer, the Dremel DigiLab 3D40 FLEX 3D Printer.
Lugo Labs is a 3D print brand name by Formers Farm.
Deep in the forests of British Columbia is a startup company making 3D print materials from wood.
We had a look at Sharebot’s new Q Dual professional 3D printer.
FELIXprinters announced their latest professional 3D printer, the Pro 3.
When we last met Imprinta, the company sold an inexpensive desktop system, the Hercules. How times have changed!
We ran into a brand new 3D printer startup: 3DConstructions.
3D printer manufacturer Picaso3D is contemplating a move into the European market.
I’m looking at a 3D printing startup that recently emerged from stealth mode, Origin.
We’re looking at the Saturn Large-Format 3D Printer today.
After introducing the original desktop 3D printer to the market in 2009, MakerBot has been on quite a rollercoaster ride.
MakerBot finally announced a new 3D printer and I have some thoughts.
A French startup has developed a versatile high-temperature 3D printer.
We spent some time speaking with Sindoh to find out their latest strategy for 3D printing.
We learned more about the highly unusual BlackBelt 3D printer.
We got inside – literally – the enormous Super Discovery large-format 3D printer.
We hadn’t heard much from Kodak on their new 3D printer for quite a while, but now they’re back in action.
Call us impressed. Essentium’s new HSE 180•S seems like a 3D printer utterly different from its competitors.
At formnext we learned much about Prusa Printer’s manufacturing capabilities.
We took a look at EVO-TECH’s new EL-102 high-temperature 3D printer.
Spain-based Advanced Production Tools S.A produces a line of powerful industrial 3D printers under the name Dynamical Tools.
Xioneer announced a new, powerful 3D printer for industry, the X1S.
An operation in Australia claims to have Australia’s largest 3D printer, and we think they are right.