materials

Teknor Apex Announces New High-Impact, High-Heat PLA Filament

PLA, or polylactic acid, is by far the most popular material to use with your 3D printer. And while it is generally considered one of the easier materials to use, especially…

Made In Space 3D Printer Filament Is Now Available for Pre-Order Down on Earth

The developers of the revolutionary Zero-Gravity 3D printer currently orbiting the planet on the International Space Station are now selling their space-ready products to us Earthlings. Made In Space started working…

Formfutura Releases Food-Safe Transparent HDglass 3D Printing Filament – Sample it Today for $2.12

It’s hard to believe that just a few years ago there were only a handful of 3D printing material and color options, and in such a short amount of time…

Tanaka to Exhibit World’s First Successful Platinum-Based Metallic Glass Powder for 3D Printers

Tokyo-based Tanaka Holding announced on November 18 that, through Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo, they have become the world’s first company to succeed in the development and formation of platinum-based metallic glass powder for…

i.materialise Announces New Sparkly, Colorful, Alumide 3D Printing Material

“Bling it on!” It’s been a common, if tween-sounding, cry in retail spaces, and it’s sure to just pick up more steam now that the holidays are fast approaching. And of…

Weld3D Advancing Affordable Steel & Metal Alloy 3D Printing

It’s really incredible how quickly 3D printing has progressed in the last few years. Most of this progress has been with the use of thermoplastics via fused filament technology, as…

3D Printing With Plastics Derived from Cocoa, Rice, Parsley & Spinach? Researchers May be Close

One of the top goals that material science strives to achieve, is that of the biodegradability of commonly used materials. The planet can only hold so much waste before ecosystems, water…

MadeSolid Announces New ‘Tough Resin’ – Extra Strong 3D Printing Material, Available Now

Material engineering is a process that is going to help the 3D printing industry evolve to reach its full potential. With new materials being added to 3D printing enthusiasts’ repertoires…

Researchers Use Microstereolithography 3D Printers to Print Objects 400X’s Stronger Than Current Standards

When it comes to 3D printing, most people visualize the process on a macro scale, a scale which can be observed with the human eye. Critics of 3D printing argue…