3d printed ceramics

3D Printing Composite Ceramics with FDM and Sintering

3D Printing Composite Ceramics with FDM and Sintering

Additive manufacturing has rapidly become more advanced than it used to be, moving far beyond the days when components could only be 3D printed out of a single plastic or metal material. Now other materials, such as ceramics, can be 3D printed as well. Ceramics 3D printing has progressed quickly in the past few years, […]

Additive manufacturing has rapidly become more advanced than it used to be, moving far beyond the days when components could only be 3D printed out of a single plastic or metal material. Now other materials, such as ceramics, can be 3D printed as well. Ceramics 3D...
Cunicode Uses Code to Generate Beautiful, Unique 3D Printed Art

Cunicode Uses Code to Generate Beautiful, Unique 3D Printed Art

It’s truly amazing what can be done artistically with 3D printing. The medium allows for plenty of design freedom, and some artists have even taken the approach of using Gcode to generate unique works of art. There’s something fascinating about using code to create art; it’s a true melding of creativity and technology, and nothing […]

It’s truly amazing what can be done artistically with 3D printing. The medium allows for plenty of design freedom, and some artists have even taken the approach of using Gcode to generate unique works of art. There’s something fascinating about using code...
China Uses DLP Technology to 3D Print Ceramics in Microgravity

China Uses DLP Technology to 3D Print Ceramics in Microgravity

Two years ago, China made big news when it tested a 3D printer in zero gravity. The country’s work in microgravity 3D printing has been progressing since then, and today it was announced that scientists at the Technology and Engineering Center for Space Utilization of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have completed what they are […]

Two years ago, China made big news when it tested a 3D printer in zero gravity. The country’s work in microgravity 3D printing has been progressing since then, and today it was announced that scientists at the Technology and Engineering Center for Space...
Team Effort Uses 3D Printing to Restore Coral Reefs

Team Effort Uses 3D Printing to Restore Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are the most diverse ecosystems on Earth, with thousands of animal and plant species living in their colorful ocean-floor habitats. These reefs are in quite a bit of trouble currently, however. In the past 30 years, 50 percent of the world’s coral reefs have died and if changes aren’t made to slow the […]

Coral reefs are the most diverse ecosystems on Earth, with thousands of animal and plant species living in their colorful ocean-floor habitats. These reefs are in quite a bit of trouble currently, however. In the past 30 years, 50 percent of the world’s coral...
Formlabs Releases Ceramic Resin, Nervous System 3D Prints Beautiful Jewelry with It

Formlabs Releases Ceramic Resin, Nervous System 3D Prints Beautiful Jewelry with It

Compared to other materials like plastic and metal, ceramics are still relatively new to 3D printing. Like any new material, they started out by being pricey and tricky to 3D print, but they’ve begun to get more accessible, and today Formlabs has taken ceramics a big step closer to true accessibility by adding a ceramic […]

Compared to other materials like plastic and metal, ceramics are still relatively new to 3D printing. Like any new material, they started out by being pricey and tricky to 3D print, but they’ve begun to get more accessible, and today Formlabs has taken ceramics...
Air Force and HRL Laboratories Study 3D Printed Ceramics for Hypersonic Flight

Air Force and HRL Laboratories Study 3D Printed Ceramics for Hypersonic Flight

The Air Force has been researching additive manufacturing for military purposes for quite some time, with resources for both plastic and metal 3D printing. Now the Air Force is looking into ceramic additive manufacturing, with a specific purpose in mind – hypersonic flight vehicles. The Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate has entered into a Cooperative […]

The Air Force has been researching additive manufacturing for military purposes for quite some time, with resources for both plastic and metal 3D printing. Now the Air Force is looking into ceramic additive manufacturing, with a specific purpose in mind –...
Google India Brings 3D Printing and Traditional Art Together with Future Relics

Google India Brings 3D Printing and Traditional Art Together with Future Relics

“What object would you like archaeologists 1,000 years from now to remember our present day culture by?” That was the question asked by Google India of visitors to their first Google Arts & Culture Lab a few months ago. The question was asked as part of a collaboration with Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya […]

“What object would you like archaeologists 1,000 years from now to remember our present day culture by?” That was the question asked by Google India of visitors to their first Google Arts & Culture Lab a few months ago. The question was asked as part...
Kwambio Showcasing New Ceramics 3D Printer at CES 2018

Kwambio Showcasing New Ceramics 3D Printer at CES 2018

Headquartered in New York City, innovative 3D printing startup Kwambio got its start in 2015 with the launch of its dynamic 3D file platform, followed soon after by its Unique One 3D printer. Kwambio has partnered with both emerging and established designers from around the globe, working to 3D print on-demand unique, designer products, such […]

Headquartered in New York City, innovative 3D printing startup Kwambio got its start in 2015 with the launch of its dynamic 3D file platform, followed soon after by its Unique One 3D printer. Kwambio has partnered with both emerging and established designers from...
New XJet Carmel 1400 Additive Manufacturing System Brings Inkjet-Based Ceramic 3D Printing to Oerlikon in First Global Installation

New XJet Carmel 1400 Additive Manufacturing System Brings Inkjet-Based Ceramic 3D Printing to Oerlikon in First Global Installation

Israeli additive manufacturing company XJet, which developed innovative 3D NanoParticle Jetting (NPJ) technology and Ceramic NanoParticle Jetting technology, announced late last month that it would debut a new additive manufacturing system that enhances both technologies at next week’s formnext event in Frankfurt. The Carmel AM System line features the company’s patented NPJ technology and is made up of the […]

Israeli additive manufacturing company XJet, which developed innovative 3D NanoParticle Jetting (NPJ) technology and Ceramic NanoParticle Jetting technology, announced late last month that it would debut a new additive manufacturing system that enhances both...
The Top Ten Most Significant 3D Printed Things: The Results Are In

The Top Ten Most Significant 3D Printed Things: The Results Are In

First I came up with a list of the 10 most significant 3D printed things, then this list was expanded upon to include 24 and you could vote to determine once and for all what in 2017 would be the Most Significant 3D Printed Thing. I’ve tabulated your results and the winners are……. 10. CRP […]

First I came up with a list of the 10 most significant 3D printed things, then this list was expanded upon to include 24 and you could vote to determine once and for all what in 2017 would be the Most Significant 3D Printed Thing. I’ve tabulated your results and the...
Johnson Matthey and voxeljet Collaborate to Develop Ceramic Binder Jet 3D Printing

Johnson Matthey and voxeljet Collaborate to Develop Ceramic Binder Jet 3D Printing

Chemical company Johnson Matthey has been pursuing additive manufacturing for several years, like many other companies in the chemical industry. Unlike many of its peers, however, Johnson Matthey hasn’t been focusing on plastic 3D printing; it decided to go the ceramics route. Specifically, the company has been exploring binder jet ceramic 3D printing, opening an R&D lab […]

Chemical company Johnson Matthey has been pursuing additive manufacturing for several years, like many other companies in the chemical industry. Unlike many of its peers, however, Johnson Matthey hasn’t been focusing on plastic 3D printing; it decided to go the...
3DCeram Expands Ceramic 3D Printing Business with Investment from Sinto Group

3DCeram Expands Ceramic 3D Printing Business with Investment from Sinto Group

Ceramics are a relatively new material in 3D printing, at least on a large scale. One company has been working with the material in 3D printing for over a decade, however, long before most people knew of it as a material that could be 3D printed. 3DCeram has been 3D printing ceramic parts since 2005, inventing […]

Ceramics are a relatively new material in 3D printing, at least on a large scale. One company has been working with the material in 3D printing for over a decade, however, long before most people knew of it as a material that could be 3D printed. 3DCeram has been 3D...
Vote for the Most Significant 3D Printed Thing in the World 2017

Vote for the Most Significant 3D Printed Thing in the World 2017

Soooo….a few weeks ago I released the definitive, totally unsurpassable Top 10 3D Printed Things. It turned out that sadly some mere mortals did in fact disagree with me. I’ve decided to do a rather more democratic approach. I’ve made a new list based on my initial suggestions, some more I came up with, coupled with […]

Soooo….a few weeks ago I released the definitive, totally unsurpassable Top 10 3D Printed Things. It turned out that sadly some mere mortals did in fact disagree with me. I’ve decided to do a rather more democratic approach. I’ve made a new list...
Johnson Matthey Focuses on Binder Jet Ceramic 3D Printing, Opens New R&D Facility

Johnson Matthey Focuses on Binder Jet Ceramic 3D Printing, Opens New R&D Facility

Some of the world’s most established chemical companies have been investing significantly in 3D printing, as the technology offers novel application opportunities for advanced materials. For example, BASF has partnered with HP and Essentium Materials, and will soon be opening its own 3D printing subsidiary, while SABIC has been addressing “the gamut of additive manufacturing” […]

Some of the world’s most established chemical companies have been investing significantly in 3D printing, as the technology offers novel application opportunities for advanced materials. For example, BASF has partnered with HP and Essentium Materials, and will...
Nano Dimension to Develop 3D Printed Ceramic Components for Space, Raises $4.8M in Private Placement Agreements

Nano Dimension to Develop 3D Printed Ceramic Components for Space, Raises $4.8M in Private Placement Agreements

This winter, not long after Nano Dimension brought its innovative DragonFly 2020 3D printer to CES 2017, the company surprised everyone when it announced that it would be moving into a brand new area of development. While Nano Dimension was still in the middle of delivering its PCB printer to multitudes of beta customers, it would also begin […]

This winter, not long after Nano Dimension brought its innovative DragonFly 2020 3D printer to CES 2017, the company surprised everyone when it announced that it would be moving into a brand new area of development. While Nano Dimension was still in the middle of...
ClayXYZ 3D Printer and Clay Extrusion Device Introduce User-Friendly Ceramic 3D Printing

ClayXYZ 3D Printer and Clay Extrusion Device Introduce User-Friendly Ceramic 3D Printing

There have been many clay 3D printers over the years, from the EXtrace and the LUTUM to the 3D PotterBot and the WASP delta style clay 3D printer. But I bet they don’t all come with their own 3D model library, like the user-friendly, desktop ClayXYZ 3D Clay Printer that just launched on Kickstarter. The ClayXYZ printer, named […]

There have been many clay 3D printers over the years, from the EXtrace and the LUTUM to the 3D PotterBot and the WASP delta style clay 3D printer. But I bet they don’t all come with their own 3D model library, like the user-friendly, desktop ClayXYZ 3D Clay...
XJet to Present Ceramic NanoParticle Jetting 3D Printing Technology at Ceramics Expo

XJet to Present Ceramic NanoParticle Jetting 3D Printing Technology at Ceramics Expo

There are plenty of 3D printing trade shows out there, and we’ve attended many of them, but we’ve also noticed that there are fewer and fewer trade shows of any kind that don’t have at least a minor 3D printing presence. The technology is beginning to show up in a big way at jewelry expos, […]

There are plenty of 3D printing trade shows out there, and we’ve attended many of them, but we’ve also noticed that there are fewer and fewer trade shows of any kind that don’t have at least a minor 3D printing presence. The technology is beginning...
RIT Students Build and Program Their First Ceramics 3D Printer in Only Three Hours

RIT Students Build and Program Their First Ceramics 3D Printer in Only Three Hours

I envy current college students, to be honest. When I was in college, 3D printing had existed for a couple of decades, but most people I knew hadn’t heard of it. I didn’t know what it was at the time, and I definitely didn’t know of any schools that had 3D printers; mine certainly didn’t. Now, […]

I envy current college students, to be honest. When I was in college, 3D printing had existed for a couple of decades, but most people I knew hadn’t heard of it. I didn’t know what it was at the time, and I definitely didn’t know of any schools that...
Nano Dimension Receives Grant to Develop Ceramic Inkjet 3D Printing Technology

Nano Dimension Receives Grant to Develop Ceramic Inkjet 3D Printing Technology

It seems as though we’ve been anticipating the official release of Nano Dimension’s electronic circuit board 3D printer, the DragonFly 2020, for a long time. The Israeli company announced that they had received a grant to develop the printer towards the end of 2014, and we’ve been following its development ever since then as Nano Dimension works to […]

It seems as though we’ve been anticipating the official release of Nano Dimension’s electronic circuit board 3D printer, the DragonFly 2020, for a long time. The Israeli company announced that they had received a grant to develop the printer towards the...
Formlabs Debuts Experimental Product Platform and Resins, Showcases Innovative Customer Products and Demos at CES 2017

Formlabs Debuts Experimental Product Platform and Resins, Showcases Innovative Customer Products and Demos at CES 2017

3D printer designer and manufacturer Formlabs spends a lot of time and effort working on developing its collection of 3D printing materials: the company released Dental SG resin in early 2016, and just a few months ago announced its new and improved Tough Resin.  The company is at CES 2017 this week, and announced that it will be introducing […]

3D printer designer and manufacturer Formlabs spends a lot of time and effort working on developing its collection of 3D printing materials: the company released Dental SG resin in early 2016, and just a few months ago announced its new and improved Tough Resin.  The...
Bre & Co. Hosts Open House and Holiday Sale for Heirloom-Quality 3D Printed Gifts

Bre & Co. Hosts Open House and Holiday Sale for Heirloom-Quality 3D Printed Gifts

Recently, I was invited to the open house and holiday sale of Bre. & Co., the newest venture by the former CEO and co-founder of MakerBot, Bre Pettis. The newly-launched company’s mission is to explore the frontiers of craftspersonship, advanced manufacturing, and iterative design to create unique heirloom-quality watches, pens, jewelry and ceramics. Originally conceived as a […]

Recently, I was invited to the open house and holiday sale of Bre. & Co., the newest venture by the former CEO and co-founder of MakerBot, Bre Pettis. The newly-launched company’s mission is to explore the frontiers of craftspersonship, advanced...
Bre Pettis Launches New Creative Venture: Bre & Co. Offers 3D Printed Ceramics and More

Bre Pettis Launches New Creative Venture: Bre & Co. Offers 3D Printed Ceramics and More

When Bre Pettis left Stratasys last year, it was with ambitious goals – the creator of MakerBot stated that he intended to “change the world” through 3D printing with the help of his new company, Bold Machines, which began as a product development workshop within Stratasys. Many would argue that Pettis has already made a significant impact […]

When Bre Pettis left Stratasys last year, it was with ambitious goals – the creator of MakerBot stated that he intended to “change the world” through 3D printing with the help of his new company, Bold Machines, which began as a product development...
XJet Introduces New 3D Printing Breakthrough: Ceramic NanoParticle Jetting Technology

XJet Introduces New 3D Printing Breakthrough: Ceramic NanoParticle Jetting Technology

XJet has been making quite a stir in the 3D printing world this year, since the introduction of their unprecedented NanoParticle Jetting Technology back in April. The metal printing method is unlike anything that has been seen before, featuring a cartridge system that jets metal nanoparticles onto the build platform in thin layers of liquid. The technology […]

XJet has been making quite a stir in the 3D printing world this year, since the introduction of their unprecedented NanoParticle Jetting Technology back in April. The metal printing method is unlike anything that has been seen before, featuring a cartridge system that...
3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — October 22, 2016

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — October 22, 2016

On this edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we take a trip around the world to unearth the latest 3D printing news we were unable to cover over the jam-packed week. For starters, Formlabs is bringing their 3D printing technology to India through a new distribution partnership with leading provider Novabeans. Michigan-based software […]

On this edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we take a trip around the world to unearth the latest 3D printing news we were unable to cover over the jam-packed week. For starters, Formlabs is bringing their 3D printing technology to India through a new...
Kwambio Launches Eco-Friendly 3D Printing Ceramic Factory in Ukraine

Kwambio Launches Eco-Friendly 3D Printing Ceramic Factory in Ukraine

From artistry to aerospace engineering, ceramic-based 3D printing has proven itself to be one of the most versatile and mechanically viable types of 3D printing technology. Ceramic materials have been a vital tool in humanity for quite some time now, generally admired for being a non-metal that provides good thermal insulation and high toughness. Although […]

From artistry to aerospace engineering, ceramic-based 3D printing has proven itself to be one of the most versatile and mechanically viable types of 3D printing technology. Ceramic materials have been a vital tool in humanity for quite some time now, generally admired...
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