3d printed glass

3D Printed Glass Enables Next-Gen Sensing, Imaging and Photonics

For next generation photonics, sensing and imaging technologies, the ability to 3D print glass is critical to developing highly complex, freeform, or small-scale structures. Yet it has proven difficult to…

China: 3D Printing in Glass at the Macro Scale with Micro Resolution

Researchers are mixing up the macro- and the micro- in their latest study, designed to expand the limits of 3D printing with glass. In ‘Three-dimensional laser printing of macroscale glass…

MIT Researchers Discuss the Evolution of Their Glass 3D Printer

Researchers at MIT were among the first to 3D print glass, creating the G3DP machine a few years ago to create intricate glass structures. Last year, they scaled up the project…

3D Printed Metallic Glass Demonstrates Benefits of Both Metal and Thermoplastics

A team of researchers led by Jan Schroers, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Yale, has developed a way to 3D print objects from metallic glass. The material…

The Rapid Evolution of Glass 3D Printing

If you’ve ever seen a glass-blowing demonstration, you’ve probably marveled at what a delicate process it is. The practice is an ancient one, and it’s remained a much-loved art form,…

3D Printed Crystals Among Winners of Swarovski Designers of the Future Contest

Most of us either try to recycle daily or have constant plans to do better in that area. We’ve followed many stories connecting 3D printing and recycling, from ocean waste…

R & D Tax Credit Aspect of 3D Printed Glass

Like every other printer, a 3D printer requires a type of “ink” in order to run. This ink can be made of many different materials, depending on what is being…

LLNL Researchers Develop New Method of 3D Printing Transparent Glass for Optical Applications

The 3D printing of glass has been in the news quite a lot lately, with several breakthroughs coming in the last couple of months. Micron3DP is releasing its glass 3D printer…

Researchers Use Commercial SLA 3D Printer to 3D Print High-Resolution Glass Objects

Is 3D printed glass going to be the next big thing? While it’s not likely to replace, say, metal 3D printing in terms of leading the 3D printing industry, it’s…

Custom Prototypes Attempts to Claim AMUG Prize for Second Year with Stunning 3D Printed Stained Glass Window

I remember doing several projects in elementary school that involved “stained glass” – e.g., tissue paper dyed with watercolors, or other clever simulations. Of course, no one would ever mistake these…

Micron3DP Completes Installation of Pioneering Glass 3D Printer, Prepares for Beta Release

There are few materials that can’t be used for 3D printing these days, and though we rarely hear about glass 3D printing, it’s a technology that is slowly emerging, having noticeably…

MIT Creates a New 3D Printer & Art Form: Will the World of Making Glass Be Forever Transformed?

While this is a category bursting at the seams with innovations from the 3D printing industry, we have one more that must be stuffed into the ‘what will they think…

Glaston Corporation’s 3D Printed Glass Featured at Milan’s Vitrum Fair This Week

I frequently admit to readers that I have grown rather obsessed with 3D printing materials. What you print with, in my estimate, is as important as what you print. I think…

G3DP Project: Mediated Matter & MIT Glass Lab Develop Advanced Glass 3D Printer

When it comes to the selection of materials compatible with 3D printing, things seem to really be picking up as of late. From plastics to metals to clays, concrete and…