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Works of Art By Tobias Klein Explore the Relationship Between Glass and 3D Printing

Tobias Klein is an artist and architect who, in 2017, spent time as an Artist in Residence at the Pilchuck Glass School. During his time at the school, he developed…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 23, 2018

We’re starting off with some major medical news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – Materialise is the first company in the world to receive FDA clearance for 3D printed…

OMNI3D and Kwambio Introduce New Specialized 3D Printing Materials

Polish company OMNI3D is known for its giant 3D printer, the Factory 2.0, which became available for purchase about a year and a half ago. What’s less talked-about, though, is that the…

3D Printed Prototypes Demonstrate Smart Windows That Can Keep Your Car Cool in the Sun

When you’ve left your car in the sun all day, unless you were lucky enough to find a parking spot under a tree, getting back in and sitting inside immediately…

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,…

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…

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,…

3D Printed Glass Molds Brings New Techniques to Ancient Art

As with all basic substances, it is impossible to know exactly how the invention of glass occurred. However, it is speculated that it developed as a result of sand blowing…