Category Archives: desktop 3D printers

Half million 3D printers sold in 2017 – on track for 100M sold in 2030

3D Printing Industry research shows, the market for Desktop 3D Printers has experienced an acceleration of growth in 2018, with just under 500K desktop 3D printers sold. Extending and analysing the quarterly data provided by research firm Context, shows an impressive 52% year-on-year growth in 3D printer volume sales. This is a sizeable shift from […]

VIT desktop SLS 3D printer funds in just 30 minutes on Kickstarter

The VIT is a desktop SLS 3D printer from Barcelona based developer Natural Robotics. Just 30 minutes after launching its Kickstarter campaign, the VIT reached its €28,000 goal and has since exceeded the asking six times over. At the time of writing this article, the VIT pot stands at €183,465, and there are still 23 […]

VIT desktop SLS 3D printer funds in just 30 minutes on Kickstarter

The VIT is a desktop SLS 3D printer from Barcelona based developer Natural Robotics. Just 30 minutes after launching its Kickstarter campaign, the VIT reached its €28,000 goal and has since exceeded the asking six times over. At the time of writing this article, the VIT pot stands at €183,465, and there are still 23 […]

Michigan Tech study asks how flexible 3D printing can save costs at home

Casio watch straps, ice cube trays, car parts and phone cases are among the items 3D printed in the latest study by Michigan Tech researchers Aubrey Woern and Professor Joshua Pearce. The items were made to determine whether the average home could save money by using a desktop 3D printer as an alternative to products bought […]