3d printers

Borealis Project Looks to Create Large, Super Fast 3D Metal Printers With Multiple Laser Technologies in One

Metal 3D printing is a technology that has been around for quite some time, but in that time, only very large corporations have had access to the great benefits that…

Looking for a New DIY 3D Printer to Build? Check Out the iTopie’s New Design

While more and more people explore and adopt 3D printers and 3D printing technology, they tend to buy popular, pre-manufactured machines like MakerBots and Printrbots. But the roots of the…

Stratasys Details How 3D Printing Will Impact the Manufacturing Process, at Inside 3D Printing Seoul

Daniel Thomsen, General Manager for Stratasys Korea, gave a keynote at the Inside 3D Printing Seoul Conference and Expo. He discussed how 3D printing is upending traditional manufacturing. A little…

Morpheus Resin 3D Printer With New LIPS Technology Unveiled at Inside 3D Printing Seoul

One thing that was not lacking at the Inside 3D Printing Seoul Conference & Expo last week were new printers. Some of these 3D printers had just launched, while some…

Stratasys and Creaform Enter Into Joint Marketing Agreement

Stratasys has inked a joint marketing partnership for the North American market with Creaform, makers of portable, 3D measurement solutions. Marco St-Pierre, the Division Vice President for Innovation and Technology…

China Begins Construction on Its First National 3D Printing Lab

While there were plenty of varying factors in play, for the most part it wasn’t until President Obama began mentioning 3D printing technology and actually funding research that the it…

New Details Revealed as Rapide 3D and 3DPrinterOS Sign Agreement for Cloud 3D Printing

Since mid-March, 3DPrinterOS has been used for more than 4,000 hours of printing and run 1,200 printers in 68 different countries in 517 different cities worldwide. It’s an operating system for…

Shining 3D Tech to Raise $70 Million & Open US Subsidiary

The company responsible for China’s first OTC stock offered in the 3D digitizing and 3D printing industries, Shining 3D Tech, says they plan to spend some $2.4 million to set…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 18, 2015

There are lots of 3D printed items in this week’s stories we didn’t cover, including keycaps from Adafruit, an ecological lampshade, customized shoe insoles, and a Saudi-designed airplane seat. Shanghai-based…

Tinkerine Studios and PRECISE Group Sign Distribution Deal for Middle East & African Markets

Tinkerine Studios Ltd., the Canadian manufacturer of desktop 3D printers and creator of a 3D printing educational curriculum, has just entered into a distribution agreement with PRECISE Group, a 3D…

MakerBot and WYNIT Ink Distribution Deal for Canada and North America

MakerBot, the pioneering desktop 3D printer manufacturer, says they’re expanding the company’s distribution network through a deal with WYNIT which will expand upon their placement of 3D printers and scanning…

ZMorph Adds New 3D Scanner Toolhead To Their ZMorph 2.0 S Personal Fabricator System

ZMorph, the makers of a multi-tool machine which features 3D printing capabilities via their ZMorph 2.0 S Personal Fabricator, has unveiled the latest addition to their versatile device, the 3D…

Designer Creates an All-in-One Solution for Testing & Calibrating Your 3D Printer

One of the most annoying things about 3D printers is the fact that no two machines are made exactly alike. Sure the parts may all be the same — but the calibration…

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Z-Unlimited – Enables Your Ultimaker 3D Printer to Print With an Unlimited Z-Axis

If you recall back in August, we reported on an animal organization called ‘World Animal Protection‘ in the Netherlands. They had teamed with designer Joris van Tubergen to 3D print a…

CTC Electronic Unveils New Touchscreen Dual Nozzle 3D Printer, The BIZER III

As an international 3D printing platform with over 350 printers and 10,000 users registered from 160 countries, 3D Hubs compiles valuable statistics on international 3D printing markets and releases a monthly…

Your Word Is Your Bond? Company Creates Handwritten Notes With 3D Printers and Montblanc Pens

What do you get when you combine software with a 3D printer and a classic Montblanc ink pen? You get Bond, a service which combines computer numerical control with ink and…

The Case-Rap 3D Printer Doesn’t Fit in a Suitcase, It Is One!

The great thing about 3D printer owners is that, in most cases, they are “Makers.” The term “maker” is a broad word, and includes basically anyone who likes to ‘make’ things….

ISG 3D Unveils the ISG 11 3D Printer — To Be Released within 2 Weeks for Just $899

I must admit that I have a bit of a fetish for newly released 3D printers. No, not in a sexual way for those of you who were wondering, but…

PRINTinZ Printer Plate Announces New Formulation and Texture

The PRINTinZ Printer Plate – once known as the Ninja Printer Plate – was developed as an alternative to the standard print surfaces being used on consumer-level 3D printers. The fused…

Upstart 3D Printer Manufacturer Zortrax Mulls IPO on Polish Stock Exchange

Polish firm Zortrax made big news last year when they received an order from tech giants Dell for 5,000 of their 3D printers. That news pushed Zortrax, based in Olsztyn,…

The Fabrap 3.0 3D Printer is Unveiled & Expected to be Priced at Around Just $450

Do you remember when the cheapest desktop 3D printer was priced well into the quadruple digits? It seems as though this was a long time ago, but in fact this was the…

Ricoh Signs On As Leapfrog 3D Printer Reseller in Europe

Ricoh Europe has signed on to be official resellers of Leapfrog 3D Printers, including the Leapfrog Creatr HS 3D printer, in Europe starting this month. According to Ricoh, they’ll provide…

Taking the Gigabot 3D Printer Off the Grid With Solar Panels

There is a great deal of consensus around the idea that 3D printing is a technology with enormous potential for helping out in a wide variety of contexts. Efforts are…

Polar 3D Launches Unique Polar Coordinate-Based FFF 3D Printer at CES 2015

One thing that is so fascinating about attending CES is that you hear about all of these companies that you never knew existed previously. For me, on Tuesday, one such…