Category Archives: 3D Printers

IBM files patent for hologram 3D printer

American multinational IT company International Business Machines Corp, better know as IBM, has filed a patent relating to “3D printing on the surface of an acoustic hologram.” First submitted in June 2017, the document has now been published online for public knowledge. An incredibly ambitious invention, the IBM acoustic hologram 3D printer presents the potential […]

MIT upgraded their glass 3D printer: G3DP2

Glass is one of the oldest building materials and its use is incredibly widespread in our modern world of screens and skyscrapers that are literally covered in the transparent wonder. Very few materials are both hard and transparent,

3D Printing Industry Review of the Year February 2018

Following January’s vision of the year ahead, February 2018 was a month of 3D printer releases. In this month, Stratasys shared material details of its upcoming metal 3D printer, and HP expanded its range of Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) systems to include full color 3D printers. This month, we also marked the 20th anniversary of SOLIDWORKS World, […]

EnvisionTEC unveils One Vision – a Continuous Digital Light Manufacturing 3D printer

EnvisionTEC, a global 3D printer and materials manufacturer, has announced the release of its latest line of Continuous Digital Light Manufacturing (cDLM) systems, named the Envision One cDLM. With a focus on fast, accurate, and larger-scale additive manufacturing of flat surfaces, the Envision One cDLM will include two models: the Envision One cDLM Dental and […]

Xerion introduces The Fusion Factory, an FDM/FFF metal and ceramic 3D printer

Xerion, a German industrial furnace and 3D printer manufacturer, has introduced the Fusion Factory, a three-part FDM/FFF system capable of printing metal and ceramics. The company has taken inspiration from multi-modular systems, to build a machine which can produce parts on par with Metal Injection Molding (MIM) technique. FDM/FFF metal printing  Dr. Uwe Lohse founded […]

Paladin affordable SLA 3D printer from $299

SLA (stereolithography) 3D printing is the go-to technology when a smooth surface finish is a priority or when the part has very small details. No other 3D printing technology can match the precision and speed of SLA. So then, why isn’t it the most popular form of 3D printing?