We have consumer-level filament and resin 3D printers, why don’t we have consumer SLS 3D printers?
Resin 3D printing is quite challenging, but three concepts truly helped me understand how the process really works and made my printing more reliable.
What’s going on inside Axtra3D’s Lumia 3D printer?
Axtra3D announced their new X1 series of 3D printers that use the company’s highly unusual HPS 3D printing process.
Startup company Axtra has developed an unusual hybrid 3D printing process they call “Hybrid Photosynthesis”, or “HPS”.
Raplas has a broad product set including both resin and powder-based 3D printers.
Voxeldance Additive now reaches version 4.0, along with a number of new features.
A new research project has made extensive use of 3D printing — underwater. Most 3D printed parts are used in mechanical settings, and they must be made from materials that withstand the environmental conditions expected during deployment. Sometimes those conditions are quite easy to match, such as for tabletop or decorative use. Other times mechanical… Continue reading A Different Environment: 3D Printing Underwater Parts
There are some common pitfalls to consider when selecting 3D printing materials.
A 3D printer manufacturer is apparently giving away 3D printers, but there’s a catch.
The folks at Proper Printing YouTube channel decided to combine FFF and SLA 3D printing processes, with interesting results.
3D Systems announced a new series of industrial 3D printers, the SLA 750.
Nanoscribe announced a new feature for their ultra high resolution 3D printer that could put them in competition with SLA 3D printers.
Axtra3D unveiled its Hybrid PhotoSynthesis (HPS) technology and Lumia printer, which the company believes will revolutionize 3D printing.
Today I’m looking at KINGS 3D, the largest manufacturer of SLA 3D printers in China.
Formlabs announced a new 3D printer, the Form 3+, with an amazing feature.
BOFA International published a paper analyzing the issues surrounding emissions from active 3D printers.
Several new AM materials were announced in the past week.
STPL3D announced a series of industrial SLA 3D printers they call “Indomake”.
A new 3D printer is apparently coming soon, and it seems to be targeting a different set of users.
Stratasys continues in targeted 3D printing M&A, today announcing that it is acquiring UK-based RPS.
UNIZ announced a new consumer-level 3D printer, the IBEE.
German chemical giant Evonik acquired a piece of UnionTech.
Researchers have developed a method for 3D printing microstructures using X-rays.
UK-based RPS announced a new series of industrial 3D printers, the Neo 450 line.
Another 3D printing technology will soon be aboard the International Space Station as Made In Space is set to launch SLA into space for the first time.
Nexa3D made multiple announcements this week, each strengthening their position in the market.
Formlabs has unexpectedly announced a new 3D printer, the Form 3BL.
Could Prusa Research be slowly moving into the professional 3D printing market?
Peopoly is building upon the phenomenon of its Phenom 3D printer line, today introducing the startlingly large Phenom XXL.
I’m reading an interesting release from Nanofabrica, and had a thought about 3D printer specifications.
This week’s selection is a historic time capsule 3D print by James Harrison from 1988!
After seeing 3D printer companies make fundamental transformations in their business models, I’m wondering if this is a trend.
Tethon 3D announced a new product: a ceramic powder suitable for use in SLS 3D printers to add to their extensive portfolio of printable ceramic materials.
Hong Kong-based Peopoly has just expanded its Phenom 3D printer line.
Photocentric has increased their 3D printed valve production rate by 10X using some interesting methods.
Formlabs is setting a great example for other 3D print companies to follow when addressing the COVID-19 crisis.
Hong Kong-based Peopoly has just expanded its Phenom 3D printer line.
Formlabs just issued three new videos for beginners to 3D printing, and the result was quite surprising.
Glassomer has produced a resin usable in any SLA or DLP 3D printing process that can 3D print pure glass objects. We found out how it works.
What’s inside 3D Systems’ Figure 4 SLA 3D printer, and how does is print so fast? We found out their secret.
Shenzhen Kings 3D Printers apparently produces the largest SLA 3D printer available today in China, and now they’re taking it to the rest of the world.
Researchers have invented a new method of 3D printing called HARP that can print 430mm per hour, with many other advantages.
There is a fascinating origin story behind RPS’ NEO 800 industrial SLA 3D printer that ensures the device is highly reliable and produces excellent quality prints.
Need some high-quality resins for your 3D printer? One option is Liqcreate, which produces resins able to work in many 3D printers using SLA, DLP and LCD processes.
Need a 3D printer manufacturer providing multiple additive manufacturing processes? One option is SondaSys, which provides six machines using three different processes.
A new project from Virginia Tech is perhaps the closest we’ve yet come to 3D printing as a Star Trek Replicator.
What kind of 3D print technology should be used by students? Here we explain the advantages of using advanced technology to simulate real-life engineering environments.
Is 3D Systems changing strategy? They are selling their FabPro 1000 as a consumer or prosumer platform via Amazon Prime Day — what comes next?
Need to select a 3D printing process for an additive manufacturing project? These videos explain the major differences between SLS, FDM, SLA, MJF and more.
3D Systems’ Figure 4 system is up and running at Rapid Application Group.
We had a chat with Maria Fatialofa of RPS about their NEO 800 3D printer.
Diana Kalisz came out of an early career in aerospace, joining 3D Systems in early 1989.
An announcement on Union Tech’s USA website indicates they are shutting down their business.
We’ve received additional information about the IVI 3D printer detailed last week.
I’m looking at some details on an upcoming 3D printer that seems too good to believe.
I visited contract manufacturer The Technology House for a look inside production operations.
We’ve received a couple of interesting videos on the new Form 3 technology from Formlabs, and they show a very unusual SLA process.
Formlabs has a secret no longer: they’ve released two versions of an entirely new 3D printer, the Form 3 and Form 3L.
DSM continues to look ahead in 3D printing with a new partnership, new SLS powder, and commitment to sustainable industry.
Stratasys is unveiling two new 3D printers today, stepping deeper into FDM and introducing its first commercial SLA machine.
Post-processing is evolving from 3D printing’s dirty little secret to a PR headline.
It may soon be possible to 3D print resin objects in more than one material.
I’m reading about a new 3D printing system specifically designed for used in dental operations.
The large-format industrial NEO800 SLA system is built from experience.
I’m looking at an unusual way to perform SLA 3D printing by Cubicure.
You may have not heard of ProtoFab, but they have long experience in 3D printing.
Peopoly’s new SLA 3D printer is designed to compete with both resin- and filament-based machines.
We recently spoke with Photocentric about their upcoming new resin-based 3D printers.
We spent some time speaking with Sindoh to find out their latest strategy for 3D printing.
The companies in the XponentialWorks portfolio are looking to enhance performance in generative design and additive manufacturing.
Call us surprised: Loctite is entering the world of 3D printing.
Researchers have developed a practical method of 3D printing the powerful Kapton material.
I’m looking at a new SLA 3D printer that just appeared on Kickstarter, the Dazz 3D L120.
Though 3D printing is imperative for many hardware developers, it’s usually the price of the printer that stops a lot of folks from purchasing their own
Taiwan-based Phrozen has announced a new resin-based desktop 3D printer that has some interesting new features – and an incredible price.
XYZprinting has developed a style of resin 3D printing system I have not seen previously.
3D Systems, whose stock price recently took a tumble, came back with a series of very interesting 3D printing announcements.
Some months ago we ran a story about a unique desktop 3D printer, the T3D. Now you can order one.
With the expiration of certain patents, one might expect to see more competition in the 3D print world, and that’s certainly the case.
A reader comment enquired about the general relative speed of the two major 3D printing processes, plastic extrusion and photocurable resin.
Finally the low-cost Elemental SLA 3D printer has launched.