Category Archives: 3D Printers

First look inside Ackuretta’s dual build Diplo 3D printer

Ackuretta is a professional digital light processing (DLP) 3D printer manufacturer from Taiwan’s Neihu District in Taipei City. The forthcoming desktop Diplo model was first previewed at Formnext in Frankfurt and adds to the existing Ackuray Series of enterprise 3D printers. As the company’s flagship 3D printer, the Diplo 3D is powered by advanced projector […]

First SPEE3D cold spray metal 3D printer in Asia with $190,000 NAMIC grant for Singapore 3D printing R&D

Cold spray metal 3D printing is coming to Singapore. Singapore Polytechnic (SP) has been awarded a grant of almost S$250,000 (US $190,000) by the country’s National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC). The funds will go towards a joint R&D program involving SP, NAMIC, and Australian 3D printer manufacturer SPEE3D. The additive manufacturing research will investigate how […]

Apple 3D printer patent granted, full color 3D printing system

An Apple 3D printer in 2018? Apple has been granted a US patent for a full-color 3D printing system. The successful application for a “method and apparatus for three-dimensional printing of colored objects” was one of 44 US patents granted to the technology company on 16 January. In 2015, 3D Printing Industry reported that Apple had […]

Mimaki enters additive manufacturing with industrial scale full color 3D printer

Founded in 1975, Mimaki is a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers. At formnext 2017, the company made a splash with the European launch of its industrial-sized full-color 3DUJ-553 3D printer. As Mimaki moves into the 3D printing industry, we take a closer look at the Japanese company. “Making the leap from UV-curable 2D inkjet […]