3D Printing Materials

MOLDLAY Filament Unveiled by Inventor Kai Parthy — Easily 3D Print Then Create Your Own Molds

If you have an interest in exotic composite materials for 3D printing, then you have likely heard about the work that’s been done by German-born Kai Parthy. He’s the inventor…

Scientist Says Metamaterials and 3D Printing Will Lead To Invisibility Cloaks In His Lifetime

The world will get considerably more ‘transparent’ if work being done in a lab in Arizona comes to fruition. Hao Xin, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, has discovered…

Virginia Tech Professors Provide Incredible Insight into the Future of 3D Printable Materials via Reddit AMA

There is little doubt that the single most important area within the 3D printing space is that of materials. Material science could potentially lead the way to thousands of new…

Soon You’ll Roll Up Your 3D Printed, LE-OFET, Flexible Computer And Put It in Your Shirt Pocket

Organic Field-Effect Transistors (OFETs) were originally developed to produce extremely low-cost, large-area electronics aimed at producing printable and flexible electronic devices. Researchers at Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science say…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — January 24

This week’s news stories we didn’t have time to cover run the spectrum of 3D printing heavy-hitters, from top industry leaders to the desktop geniuses who populate the 3D printing space. While industry leaders…

eSun Announces Their New Bronze PLA 3D Printer Filament

It’s all about “San Yang Kai Tai” – or Three Sheep Bring Bliss in a rough English translation – and it heralds the coming of the Chinese New Year in…

Fenner Drives, Makers of NinjaFlex, Release New SemiFlex 3D Printing Filament in the US and Europe

Fenner Drives has announced the release of their new SemiFlex 3D printing filament across the US and Europe, and they say the product will expand 3D capabilities with a unique set…

Dublin’s Trinity College Receives Funding from ESA to Develop Cold Spray 3D Printing Technology

When you think of Ireland, you might think of leprechauns, tall glasses of Guinness beer, and thick wool sweaters. You most certainly think of the color green. But what about…

Sinopec, China’s Largest Oil and Gas Producer, Entering 3D Printing Materials Market

China Petrochemical Corp., the largest single refiner of oil and gas in Asia, says they plan to invest in developing 3D printing materials over the course of the next decade…