color 3d printing

How does PLA Color Influence Mechanical Properties in FDM 3D Printing?

All kinds of research has been conducted regarding the mechanical properties of 3D printing materials, such as how they are effected by things like infill density, build orientation, temperature, and…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 6, 2019

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’ve got some business and materials news to share. ASTM International has announced five female board nominees, and cycling brand fizik is working with…

Automotive & LifeStyle: DyeMansion Launches ColorsX Series for 3D Printed Color Parts

While much of the focus in 3D printing revolves around hardware, software, and the endless continuum of expanding materials, we don’t hear as much about new finishing processes and colors….

3D Printing News Briefs: August 11, 2019

We’re starting off this 3D Printing News Briefs edition with some good news from Xometry – this week, it announced the availability of Carbon DLS technology as one of its…

Interview with RIZE: Trying Out the XRIZE 3D Printer at RAPID 2019

Typically, when I attend trade shows and events like RAPID + TCT and SOLIDWORKS World, I attend some presentations, maybe sit in on a panel discussion or two, and walk…

Shrinking Photonic Crystals Allow International Researchers to 3D Print in Microscopic Color  

In ‘Structural Color 3D Printing By Shrinking Photonic Crystals,’ international researchers explain that while inspiration may arise from nature, in displays of photonic crystals offering colorful patterns on everything from…

Breakthrough Made in 3D Printing White and Brightly Colored Objects with Polymer Powder

Selective laser sintering is becoming an increasingly popular method of 3D printing, due to its numerous advantages: it produces parts with high strength and stiffness, is capable of creating extremely…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 18, 2018

We’re starting with some exciting news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving right along into business, events, and research. In Melbourne this week, Titomic has introduced its new…

What the Apple 3D Printing Patents Mean for Our Industry

Recently Apple has been granted a patent for a color 3D printing idea whereby the printed object is first made and then colored in afterwards. This idea is a straightforward…

Stratasys Takes 3D Printing Focus Down to the Voxel, “Speaking the Language” of Each Application

Stratasys has long held a leadership position in 3D printing; the company is one of the most established in the industry and has been leading the market in sales. With…

Formlabs Brings a Wider Spectrum to SLA 3D Printing with New Color Kit

One of the most fun parts of 3D printing, in my opinion, is how many options there now are for incorporating color into your prints, and there’s huge demand for…

XYZprinting Learning Its Identity in the 3D Printing Marketplace, Targeting Consumers and Designers

Taiwan’s XYZprinting has become a mainstay in desktop 3D printing, often seen in a leadership position drawing from its strong, varied line of desktop 3D printers available at a variety…

HP to “Double Down” on Commitment to 3D Printing in 2018, Introducing Full Color and Metal Capabilities

Today during the company’s annual Securities Analyst Meeting, HP Inc. President and CEO Dion Weisler touched on business updates from 2017 as well as a preview for what to expect…

The Huge Opportunity For Color In 3D Printing

I think there is tremendous opportunity for color in 3D printing. Here’s why. “For digital (2D) printing, the big tipping point was affordable color. I think the same will be…

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NiXTEK Introduces the NIX… Full Color 3D Printer for as Low as £749 on Kickstarter

NiXTEK is on a mission to make the world more colorful – and they’re taking an interesting approach to doing so, through a newly developed 3D printer called the NIX……

Safilo and the Stratasys J750 3D Printer: Making Beautiful Eyewear Together

Glasses are often more than just an aid for those of us with poor eyesight; they also make a fashion statement. Whether with that opportunity we want to emphasize pure practicality…

WhiteClouds Acquires Sandboxr, Prepping Their 3D Printing Services for the Gaming Industry

Young or old, present or in the past, most of us have a memorable gaming experience that stands out amongst the rest, one that sticks with us in vivid, full color….

Finally! Medical Students Have Realistic ‘Arm’ to Practice on with 3D Printed IV Injection Trainer

Those studying to become doctors are known to be some of the most devoted—and competitive—students you will ever meet. As they work their way through the rigorous challenges of medical…

Multi-Color, Multi-Material Unprecedented Efficiency: Stratasys’ J750 Reinvents 3D Printing

“We’re at the beginning of something that’s going to shake up the world.” With these words from Stratasys‘ Chief Business Officer, Joshua Claman, the odyssey finally began. Called with other…

The ColorPod Converts a RepRap-Style 3D Printer into a Full-Color Powder Bed Printer

While there have been a few custom builds and hacked together machines, most powder bed 3D printers are generally considered commercial or industrial printers. Cost is probably the largest contributing…

Lunavast Craftehbot 3D Printer Kit: Enjoy Color Layer Printing and $500 off Until Jan. 20

We live in a high-tech world where many of today’s brightest minds are charging forward to use 3D printing to invent everything from interactive apparel to the bioprinting of cellular structures…

Chile’s Honeycomb Graphics Seeks Patent & Investors for Unique 3D Printing Colorizing Technique

While color in design is a crucial element, it’s not something we follow as much as you would think here in the 3D printing industry. For now. Still somewhat limited…

Amazingly Realistic Color InkJet 3D Printing Method Created Using Sophisticated Algorithms

When it comes to 3D printing, besides speed, color is the next biggest impediment to widespread use among many areas of manufacturing and prototyping. Although there has been rapid advancements…

HoneyComb Graphics Invents Incredible New 3D Printing Colorization Techniques

As 3D printing technologies progress and new paradigm shifts within the technology take place, we are bound to see fabrication broken down into increasingly tiny building blocks of sorts. Last month,…