Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a microscopic printer that is made of DNA molecules.
Formlabs is running a very unusual online survey.
We learned of an interesting development in the RIZE situation.
Do you have complementary 3D printers? Don’t know what that is? Read on!
Stratasys announced two new color 3D printers, the J35 Pro and the J55 Prime, along with some improved software tools.
ANYCUBIC announced a brand-new desktop 3D printer, the Vyper, and it has an attractive price-performance ratio.
Fortify has announced two new 3D printers and a software addition, expanding the company’s 3D printing portfolio.
A search of the USPTO database reveals a new trademark by Desktop Metal: “FLEXCERA”.
Desktop Metal’s Production System isn’t just a system: it’s a lineup, now including a new 3D printer to bridge the gap between process development and mass production.
This week’s selection is “Designing 3D Printers” by Neil Rosenberg.
These days there are dozens of good choices for desktop 3D printers, but there’s one huge question to be asked first: do you want a resin or a filament 3D printer?
Continuing on its mission to bring 10 million colors to 3D printing, Mimaki has just announced a new “baby” in its family: the 3DUJ-2207 UV-LED 3D printer.
A Philadelphia-based startup named “Cocoa Press” creates 3D printers for chocolate.
Supermaker Naomi Wu answered our questions about the upcoming Creality CR-30 belt 3D printer.
Peopoly is building upon the phenomenon of its Phenom 3D printer line, today introducing the startlingly large Phenom XXL.
I’ve been doing some thinking about a potential Prusa MK4 3D printer and have some ideas about what we might see.
No, there have been no announcements regarding a new “Prusa MK4” 3D printer. But what might be included in a MK4?
When I saw 3DSLA.RU’s unusual microwave-based 3D printer last November at Formnext, I thought it was the only one. I was wrong.
An ANET N4 showed up in our lab, so we thought we’d run it through some tests: here we see results from this 3D printer.
An ANET N4 showed up in our lab, so we thought we’d run it through some tests, starting with setup and getting the 3D printer running.
The company that makes synthetic cadavers didn’t plan to expand into building 3D printers, but it’s a strong business move for the long haul, says the CEO.
Executives from RIZE connect the dots in the company’s newly announced 3D printer, depth of the RIZIUM Alliance, and what we can expect to see coming next.
RIZE is introducing a new 3D printer, developed with Sindoh, that represents an interesting professional desktop composite system.
News from COBOD indicates the company turned a profit in 2019, meaning there is now a viable construction 3D printer market.
Gizmo 3D Printers has some major news to share in super-fast industrial DLP 3D printing.
Loveland’s 3D printing legacy lives on as SynDaver West launches its new professional desktop 3D printer.
For years there have been two types of 3D printers: kits and assembled. I no longer think that is the case.
A new small-footprint full-color 3D printer has emerged from Stratasys.
Hong Kong-based Peopoly has just expanded its Phenom 3D printer line.
When Mimaki thinks 3D printing, it’s thinking big.
EOS North America has released its newest industrial 3D printer: the INTEGRA P 450.
Hong Kong-based Peopoly has just expanded its Phenom 3D printer line.
3D printers are increasingly becoming specialized. Are the days of the “general purpose” 3D printer gone?
We review an astounding story on Forbes that recommends ancient 3D printers as the best buys for 2020.
With the availability of a functional desktop 3D printer for only US$89, we had some thoughts on what this means and what happens next.
Did you ever want to try 3D printing in metal but did not have a million dollar budget to do so? If so, this book explains step-by-step how to build an inexpensive 3D printer that can actually 3D print metal objects.
University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center has developed a new and enormous 3D printer that is capable of 3D printing a complete boat that floats!
This week’s selection is the Gingerbread 3D Printer by Instructables contributor 3Demon-3Dprint.
What happens to large-format 3D printer manufacturers when any enthusiast can quickly build a similarly large device? We have some ideas.
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.
Once a 3D printer is installed and operated, how long does it last? We know five reasons why 3D printers die.
When is a 3D printer feature worth buying? We have some tips on how to evaluate situations, and the answers will sometime surprise you.
Formlabs announced a series of bold moves to secure their place at the top of the dental 3D printing industry, including a new business unit, new dental 3D printing materials and a new dental 3D printer, the Form 3B.
What makes up a 3D printer for education? What features are best for 3D printing in the classroom? We made a list.
Stratasys is unveiling a new Digital Anatomy portfolio to offer targeted functionality in healthcare 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi of R&D Tax Savers discuss ensuring tax credits for companies working with three primary components of 3D printing: hardware, software, and materials.
3D printer farms aren’t a new concept — but the advantages of grouping together high-strength 3D printing units are growing. Markforged has just introduced its Print Farms offering. They describe it as “an economic way for customers to build metal and carbon fiber printing capacity with Markforged,” continuing: “The new packages allow customers to purchase… Continue reading Metal And Carbon Fiber 3D Printer Farms
A new medical-focused 3D printer integrates clean room technology.
Yesterday, MakerBot introduced its new METHOD X manufacturing-focused 3D printer; we have more insights from company executives on its design and applications.
A few months after introducing its professionally-focused METHOD 3D printer, MakerBot is announcing an advanced update: the manufacturing-focused METHOD X.
What can be used instead of belts in a 3D printer motion system? Filament Innovations is experimenting with a ball screw to enable high-speed and high-temp use.
What’s the true cost of a 3D printer? An accidental email spills the beans on how much resellers actually pay for 3D printers, and it’s less than you think.
Where will concrete 3D printing lead? Will the construction industry undergo a revolution from computer controlled concrete extrusion? What will buildings look like?
Has the world’s first chocolate 3D printer been announced by Cadbury? I think not, there have been many previous chocolate 3D printers on the market.
Want to know Velo3D’s origin story? Find out how they discovered how to 3D print metal without support structures using a revolutionary recoater system.
EOS’ North America-focused Integra P 400 system continues toward commercialization.
Here are six essential factors that you should consider when selecting a 3D printer.
HP has a flurry of announcements today focusing on digital manufacturing solutions, including the latest MJF 3D printer.
A blog post from igus GmbH describes plans for building your own high-temperature 3D printer.
Bringing people together to understand its business was the key motivation behind FELIXprinters opening up its HQ facility and factory based in the Netherlands on April 1.
It’s not Stratasys’ first dental-targeted 3D printer, but it is its most advanced.
Carbon has made no secret of its manufacturing aspirations, and the new L1 is the next step in hardware for “immediate, high-volume production.”
gCreate is starting 2019 off with a new 3D printer.
Continuing a chat with MakerBot’s CEO and VP of Engineering, we turn to more particulars on the new Method 3D printer.
MakerBot has just unveiled the Method, a ‘performance’ 3D printer set to bridge the gap between industrial and desktop 3D printing.
BigRep has announced two new MXT-powered industrial 3D printers: the PRO and EDGE.
This seems impossible, but I saw an advertisement for a US$35 3D printer.
I’m reading a press release about another investment in a construction 3D printing company and had a thought.
The world is in full color, and now so is functional 3D printing with Rize’s latest introduction.
You’ve done it — finally pulled the trigger and invested in a majestic new 3D printer.
Structo focuses on taking the work out of the workflow, company Co-Founder and CEO Huub Van Esbroeck tells us.
Stratasys’ Vice President of Manufacturing provides insights into strong steps forward.
After watching a video of Prusa Research headquarters, it’s increasingly obvious that time is up for new 3D printer startups.
Tethon 3D is apparently going to manufacture a 3D printer.
We’re advised that a Belgian organization has selected a large scale 3D construction printer from 3D Printhuset.
I’m looking at an Australian company that seems to have produced a 3D printer, but don’t call it one.
There is no doubt GE is serious about 3D metal printing.
An interesting report by Context reveals the “top five” 3D printers.
Yesterday we wrote on a new 3D printer for kids, but is this really a serious market?
Tiko 3D announced yesterday that they’ve placed the company “on standby”, effectively ending their project.
The highly anticipated BigBox 3D printer project has ceased production, providing a wealth of advice for others contemplating marketing 3D printers.
Roboze is a small Italian company producing a very unique desktop 3D printer. You might say it’s very hot!
A new sharing service proposes a method of renting remote 3D printers.
Fabbaloo reader Lance Pickens asked about two 3D printing startups, so what else could I do but check them out?
A very practical method of acquiring a high-power industrial 3D printer is to buy one on the used market.
China-based MakeX produces a less expensive resin-based desktop 3D printer, the M-ONE.
A tremendous amount of information exists in the industrial additive manufacturing industry, with many companies – old and new – competing for customer dollars and attention.
We’re looking at a summary of an industry report from CONTEXT that calculates the growth in desktop 3D printer shipments was 114%, comparing 1Q14 to 1Q15.
This is a question that should be of utmost importance to all in the 3D printing world: how many 3D printers exist?
For a few years now, MCOR Technologies has marketed a unique commercial 3D printer that uses paper. But what if they made one for personal use?
Suppose you’re shopping for a personal 3D printer, like many folks seem to be doing these days. What features do you look for beyond the normal specs?
Monoprice announced a very low-cost dual extruder 3D printer last month, but we didn’t know how well it worked until we watched this video.
You have a monocolor 3D printer and you want colors? You have a few options, but not all of them may fit into your budget. The simplest approach is simply buy differently-colored filament. However, you’re still printing in one color unless you print multiple pieces in different colors and then connect them together.… Continue reading The Spectrum of Color 3D Printers
Designed in 2011 at a local machine shop in Fullerton, California, the modular Snap 3D printer has come a long way in the past few years. Originally constructed from wood and held together with store bought components, today’s Snap 3D has become a fully functional 3D printer capable of servicing the prototyping needs of… Continue reading The World’s First Snap Together 3D Printer
At CES 2014 MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis dropped a stat we’d been waiting to hear. Pettis claimed that MakerBot has sold and shipped over 44,000 MakerBot 3D printers so far. We’re excited because such information is very hard to come by from 3D printer manufacturers. While most manufacturers will claim (correctly) that their sales… Continue reading Finally, a 3D Printer Statistic