3d printed ceramics

3DCeram Showcased Ceramics 3D Printing Range at formnext 2019

I used to picture fragile, dainty vases and pieces of pottery when I thought about ceramics; these are fairly typical applications for the non-metallic material, after all. But once I…

Korea: Optimizing High-Viscosity Ceramic Resins for Supportless SLA 3D Printing

In ‘Optimization and characterization of high-viscosity ZrO2 ceramic nanocomposite resins for supportless stereolithography,’ Korean researchers examine new materials for SLA printing, working to improve both dispersion and photo-curing properties. Pointing…

Germany: IMT Researchers Assess 3D Printing Materials & Processes in Miniaturization & Microfluidics

Just as 3D printing is allowing us to create so many things never before possible, the technology itself continues to expand beyond its previous limitations. Miniaturization is a good example,…

Clemson Researchers Use 3D Printing to Solve Pesky Battery Issues By Printing Ceramic Electrolyzers

We’re all familiar with that highly inconvenient moment of finding out your phone battery is dead (or worse, that the charger cord or cube is no longer functional for some…

Researchers 3D Print Ceramics Without Time-Consuming and Complex Sintering Phase

In a paper entitled “3D printing dielectric ceramic without a sintering stage,” a group of researchers describes how they created dielectric ceramic parts through 3D printing, while circumventing the usually…

These 3D Printed Chocolates Are Inspired By Natural Wonders and Exotic Locales

Artist Ryan L. Foote works in an appealing medium – chocolate. His creations are inspired by architecture and the natural world, particularly natural minerals and geological formations, and they look…

3D Printing Glass-Ceramics at the Nanoscale

Many methods are used to develop 3D printing materials, and the sources for new 3D printing materials are seemingly endless. In a study entitled “Additive Manufacturing of 3D Glass-Ceramics down…

A New 3D Printing Process CODE: 3D Printed Ceramics with Functionally Graded Materials

Several different methods have been developed for the 3D printing of ceramic materials, and one of those is CODE, or Ceramic On-Demand Extrusion, a recently developed extrusion-based process for the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…