ceramics

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…

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…

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….

McGill University Researchers Use 3D Printing to Develop Bio-Inspired Interlocking Sutures

Researchers and professors at McGill University in Canada have worked with 3D printing a number of times, using the technology to 3D print better hip replacements, and even more absurd-sounding items,…

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…

ADMAFLEX 130 3D Printer Available for Pre-Order This Month, On Display at TCT Show in September

Powerful—and proven. This is exactly what you want to hear when looking into new 3D printing technology, and especially one that is a bit on the newer side, both from the…

Christo Logan’s ‘two.parts’: Illuminating Things with 3D Printed Ceramic Lights

Admiring 3D printed lamps is a guilty pleasure of mine (and of others on our staff). I am not sure what it is about them: perhaps their illuminating quality is…

New 3D Printing Technique Makes Complex Ceramics for Spaceships

When I was a kid, I would visit my great-grandmother’s apartment on Park Avenue in New York City. She had traveled the world and brought back vases, plates, and dolls…

Good News!: 3D Printing Is Beginning to Really Influence the Ceramic Arts World, as Shapeways Has Seen

You may not realize it, but it’s highly likely that you are surrounded by ceramic materials right now. Everything from bricks, pipes, floors and roof tiles to your tableware can be…

Dutch Artists Create 3D Printed Ceramics Using Sound Waves

Olivier van Herpt, like many artists, found himself dissatisfied with the artistic capabilities of traditional 3D printers and 3D printing materials. “When I first started researching 3D printing the technology…

DeltaBots Rolls Out Four New 3D PotterBot Printers: Greater Volume, Complex Touch Screen, Standalone Printing

As the world of 3D printing becomes one that is suddenly ripe with a plethora of machines offering countless features, and a multitude of materials aside from those of the…

Z3Dlab Introduces Zti-Powder, a Titanium/Ceramic Composite Material for Metal 3D Printing

The field of 3D metal printing continues to expand. Metal 3D printers are becoming more affordable, and the range of available materials is widening as researchers discover new ways to…

From 3D Printed Hippos to Hedgehogs: Argillasys Mixes Ancient & Contemporary in Ceramics

Argillasys Ltd is built upon a foundation of industrial designers who are dedicated to 3D printed ceramics–as well as the charm of the traditional, with their name being derived from…

Dutch Student’s 3D Printed Ceramics Showcase Printer’s Unique Programming

Design student and ceramist Olivier van Herpt’s 3D printed ceramics, unveiled during Design Week in Milan, are visually stunning. Larger in scale than one would expect with 3D printed objects,…

Sculpting for a New Millennium: The VormVrij Clay 3D Printer

Material innovations in 3D printing are the next frontier, and Dutch company VormVrij 3D is harking back to an age-old material to find the future. Designers Marlieke Wijnakker and Yao van…

3D PotterBot Clay Delta-Style 3D Printer Launches with RAM Extruder & Innovative New Approach

Some may say that when it comes to 3D printing, the art of pottery isn’t necessarily an area which needs the technology too urgently. After all there are already numerous…

Artist Jade Crompton Fuses the Old School with the New with Her 3D Printed Slipcast Pieces

Slipcasting is used for the mass production of pottery and ceramics, and it works best when employed to create complex-shaped objects not suited to throwing on a wheel or by…

Researchers at Northwestern University Develop Material to 3D Print Fuel Cells

For six years, I worked as an editor/analyst in an industry research company — I read about almost every global industry’s production and demand backcasts and forecasts and can still…

Shapeways Announces New Porcelain Material for 3D Printing

When discussing the future of the 3D printing industry with various experts within the field, about half of them believe we will one day have 3D printers in virtually every…

Dutch Company VormVrij 3D Uses Clay to 3D Print Huge Ceramic Pieces

We’ve seen a lot of material innovations in 3D printing lately, from better plastics to wood to metals; the latest to pop out at us is clay. Dutch company VormVrij…

EOS Founder, Langer, Invests into Ceramics Additive Manufacturing Company Lithoz

It is often said that ceramics are the material of the future. Maybe they don’t receive the same hype and excitement as futuristic materials like Graphene do, however, the number of…