photoinitiators

New Photocatalysts Developed for Visible Light 3D Printing

Visible light 3D printing is a new frontier for the world of vat photopolymerization, with only a small number of commercial options available for the technology. This includes Photocentric, out…

3D Printing New Dyes for Photoinitiators in Three-Component Systems

Researchers from France and Australia worked together recently to develop new 3D printing materials, apprising us of the details in the recently published ‘Free Radical Photopolymerization and 3D Printing Using…

Dental College of Georgia: Examining Photoinitiator Types in 3D Printing Resins

Researchers from the Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University, are exploring better ways to perform dental restoration, detailing their findings in the recently published ‘Photoinitiator Types Among a Variety of…

3D Printing Processes Activated by Light: Reviewing Photocatalytic Systems

In the recently published ‘Recent Advances on Visible Light Metal-Based Photocatalysts for Polymerization under Low Light Intensity,’ French researcher Frédéric Dumur investigates 3D printing processes activated by light, reviewing a…

Plant-Derived Photoinitiator Free Resins as Alternatives to Petroleum-Based Photopolymers

In a paper entitled “Photoinitiator Free Resins Composed of Plant-Derived Monomers for the Optical µ-3D Printing of Thermosets,” a group of researchers discusses their investigation of acrylated epoxidized soybean oil (AESO) and mixtures…

CSAIL Develops Custom Ink That Can Change a 3D Printed Object’s Color in 23 Minutes

Have you ever been out at the store looking for an accessory, like a necklace or smartphone case, and then you find one that is perfect in every way, from…

Laser-Based 3D Printing Used to Fabricate Tiny Microstructures for Tissue Repair

The researchers at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland are already well known for their work in robotics, microscopy, and spectroscopy, but now they’re researching a new and innovative…

Researchers Develop New Water-Soluble Photoinitiators for 3D Printing

Medical 3D printing has made great strides, but there’s still a very long way to go before we reach the day when we can actually 3D print working organs and…