Monthly Archives: Januar 2022

3D Printed Violins for the Masses

3D printed instruments are not a new thing, as we have seen with Olaf Diegel’s ever growing range of AM guitar creations. But most quality boutique instruments carry a price tag to match the effort of creation and the small scales of production. Enter musician/engineer Matthew Canel, who hopes to change that. Canel is an […]

Detecting Filament Flow Rates with Computer Vision

detect filament flow rateIn-situ monitoring of the status of feedstocks is a popular topic among researchers, regardless of the type of printer being used. Inroads are being made towards greater quality control and repeatability by use of various sensors in the printing process in both metal and plastic printing, and these technologies may very well end up in […]

IKEA Germany trialling 3D Printed Home Decor Items

IKEA, the Swedish purveyor of meatballs and rude-sounding flat-pack furniture products, has revealed their new range of 3D printed home decor items, which are currently being trialled with online customers in Germany. So far the product line features several decorative items manufactured with a triangular lattice style familiar to AM fans. IKEA has named this […]

AM Flexible OLEDS Revealed

3d-p-oled-displayOLEDs are traditionally manufactured using multiple substrates of various materials. The light comes from the emissive layer, which exchanges electrons for photons to produce light. The color of the light depends on the type of organic molecule in the emissive layer. Typically they are manufactured by various deposition processes and use inkjet printing to add […]