Markforged's '3D print farms' could be future of large-scale digital metal manufacturing

Apr.27, 2017 - Massachusetts-based 3D printing company Markforged is using its new Atomic Diffusion Additive Manufacturing (ADAM) process and Metal X 3D printers to advance its futuristic '3D print farm' vision of large-scale metal manufacturing. More

$839 Phrozen Make LCD DLP 3D printer raises $170K on Kickstarter

Apr.26, 2017 - Taiwanese 3D printing company Phrozen has raised almost $170,000 in a Kickstarter campaign for its new DLP 3D printer, the Phrozen Make. The crowdfunding campaign, which still has 29 days to run, reached its $30,000 goal in just four minutes. More

Type A Machines improves Series 1 Pro 3D printer with BuildTak FlexPlate & Adaptive Auto-Leveling

Apr.26, 2017 - FDM 3D printer maker Type A Machines has announced an update to its Series 1 line of 3D printers. The new Series 1 Pro features a magnetic interchangeable BuildTak FlexPlate platform and an Adaptive Auto-Leveling feature. More

Google-backed Desktop Metal unveils 100x faster metal 3D printing system after raising $97M

Apr.25, 2017 - Desktop Metal has just launched two metal 3D printing products, the DM Studio and DM Production systems. The company, which has raised investments from Google, BMW, and more, says that its new products will disrupt traditional metal manufacturing methods by offering increased production speeds, safety, and quality while reducing costs. More

Kentstrapper's large-format MAVIS 3D printer boasts filament and power outage monitors

Apr.25, 2017 - Kentstrapper, a 3D printing company based in Italy, has announced the launch of MAVIS, its new large-format 3D printer. The 3D printer boasts automatic calibration, a smart GUI, and a 400 x 700 x 700 mm build volume, and can be used for large-scale prototyping. More

Mag launches Kickstarter for new Mag ICreatum all-in-one 3D printer, CNC mill and laser engraver

Apr.21, 2017 - A new 3D printer, the Mag ICreatum, is now being crowdfunded through Kickstarter. The all-in-one 3D printer offers laser engraving, CNC carving and plotting, as well as FFF 3D printing. It's an all-metal machine designed to be easy to use as well as affordable and modifiable. More

'Contour' by Slickwraps will 3D print a second skin onto your iPhone...or will it?

Apr.18, 2017 - Slickwraps, a smartphone case company based in Andover, Kansas, claims to have developed a product called 'Contour,' a $300 3D printer that can create customized 3D printed 'skins' for smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices. Unfortunately, there's a caveat. More

Leapfrog cuts price of Creatr HS 3D printer by €1K, starts donation campaign for education

Apr.13, 2017 - Dutch 3D printer manufacturer Leapfrog has announced a price drop of €1,000 on its Creatr HS 3D printer, taking the price down from '2,499 to '1,499. The company has also started a donation campaign for education. More

New Roboze One 3D printer promises 25 micron resolution, upgraded extruder, more

Apr.10, 2017 - Roboze, a 3D printer manufacturer based in Bari, Italy, today announced the launch of its New Roboze One 3D printer, an upgraded version of its well-established Roboze One. The new fused filament fabrication (FFF) 3D printer offers a range of new features while maintaining the company's Beltless system. More

Eurecat unveils new 3D printer featuring real-time virtual reality monitoring

Apr.7, 2017 - At a trade fair in Barcelona, a groundbreaking new 3D printer was demonstrated by Eurecat. The 3D printer makes use of virtual reality technology, to demonstrate the progress of a particular print job. Production plants will be able to use it to monitor their 3D printing work in real-time, remotely from any location More

I3D Innovation releases XL and XXL-sized Multi 512 & Multi 600 3D printers for extra-large print jobs

Apr.5, 2017 - I3D Innovation has just announced the launch of the Multi 512 and Multi 600 machines, which cater towards larger prints. The XL and XXL machines have extra-hot extrusion heads and a heated print chamber, purportedly making the FDM process particularly efficient and precise. More

Rescoll and 3NTR develop 'low-cost' FDM 3D printer for high-performance thermoplastics

Apr.4, 2017 - French technology services company SRC Rescoll has partnered with Italian industrial 3D printer manufacturer SME 3NTR to develop an affordable industrial 3D printer that can use high performance plastics, such as PEEK and ULTEM. The project, named SPECTRAL is a part of the CleanSky program. More

Rescoll and 3NTR develop 'low-cost' FDM 3D printer for high-performance thermoplastics

Apr.4, 2017 - French technology services company SRC Rescoll has partnered with Italian industrial 3D printer manufacturer SME 3NTR to develop an affordable industrial 3D printer that can use high performance plastics, such as PEEK and ULTEM. The project, named SPECTRAL is a part of the CleanSky program. More

Ready-to-knit meets ready-to-wear: Kniterate is the new 3D printer for knitwear

Apr.3, 2017 - Kniterate, the 3D printer for Knitwear, has taken Kickstarter by storm with its new crowd-funding campaign. The digital knitting machine, which first crossed our radar back in June 2016, has recently resurfaced, catching the eye of design bloggers, knitters, and knitwear enthusiasts alike. More

G3D launches T-1000, a bigger and faster DLP/SLA 3D printer $1,900, on Indiegogo

Mar.31, 2017 - Global 3D Systems (G3D) has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for its T-1000 DLP/SLA 3D printer. The new 3D printer, which boasts a larger build volume and faster printing speed than its leading competitors, is exclusively available to backers via Indiegogo for as little as $1,900 per unit. More

Xi'an ZhiRong launches ZcompleX 3, China's first electron beam metal 3D printer

Mar.31, 2017 - Chinese metal 3D printing company Xi'an ZhiRong has launched the ZcompleX 3, China's first electron beam metal 3D printing system. The company has applied for more than 20 patents relating to the machine. More

Engineers at SIT Poland develop SKRIBI, world's first 3D plaster printer for building façades

Mar.31, 2017 - Engineers at the Association of Innovative Technologies (Stowarzyszenie Innowacyjnych Technologii - SIT) in Poland have prototyped a 3D printer for applying plaster to building façades. The first device of its kind in the world, the 3D printer SKRIBI will be able to create precise images in monochrome or multicolour, including exact copies of photographs or other digital graphics. More

Stanley Black and Decker releases new Stanley Model 1 3D printer

Mar.30, 2017 - Stanley has announced its first foray into the world of 3D printer manufacturing. Its new machine, the Model 1, is an FDM 3D printer that will retail at just over $1000. It is a desktop machine aimed at a casual consumer market, with various features and benefits including automatic filament spooling. More

5 lucky backers become first owners of ONO smartphone 3D printer

Mar.30, 2017 - Backers of the ONO smartphone 3D printer will soon be receiving their rewards. The company behind the $99 portable 3D printer kicked off its deliveries at the Luxury Technology Show in New York City, where five randomly selected backers were invited to receive their 3D printers in person. More

Resin 3D printers you can back on Kickstarter right now: D2K Plus, Mono1, Moai

Mar.29, 2017 - Stereolithography (SLA) and digital light processing (DLP) resin 3D printers are no longer just for the super rich. Here are three resin 3D printers you can secure on Kickstarter right now, all of which cost less than $2,000. More

Ability1 desktop metal 3D printer hits Kickstarter starting at $2.9K

Mar.29, 2017 - Ability3D has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for its innovative Ability1 metal 3D printer. The 3D printer, which allows for the creation of strong, solid metal parts in your home or office, is available to backers for as low as $2,899 (up to $3,299). More

Kudo3D prepares to launch low-cost 'Bean' SLA 3D printer on Kickstarter next month

Mar.29, 2017 - California-based 3D printer developer Kudo3D, maker of the Titan 1 and Titan 2 DLP 3D printers, has announced it will soon be releasing its second-generation SLA 3D printer. Dubbed 'the Bean,' the new consumer desktop 3D printer is expected to launch via a Kickstarter campaign next month. More

Arcus-3D-M1 evolves from junkstrap into full color 3D printer

Mar.28, 2017 - A new 3D printer has been demonstrated that is capable of printing in any color imaginable. The Arcus-3D-M1, a fully formed version of a junkstrap 3D printer first seen last year, is a filament-based printer that boasts the full CMYKW spectrum More

Planar chromatography experts hack Prusa i3 3D printer to separate & examine mixtures

Mar.28, 2017 - Researchers at Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany, have used a modified Prusa i3 3D printer to create thin layers of silica gel which can be used for thin layer chromatography, a lab technique for separating mixtures into their individual ingredients. More

Top-down 'Milkshake3D' 3D printer blows through Kickstarter goal, raises over $70K

Mar.28, 2017 - Hong Kong startup Orbi Lab is seeing some early success with the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its Milkshake3D 3D printer. The 'top-down' SLA 3D printer is being marketed as the ideal tool for artists as it offers high-resolution printing and a large build volume. More

Kickstarter for Niryo One, open source 6-axis 3D printed robotic arm, doubles campaign goal

Mar.28, 2017 - A Kickstarter campaign for the Niryo One, an open source 3D printed 6-axis robotic arm, has more than doubled its €20,000 target after just a couple of days. The 3D printed robot is powered by Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Robot Operating System. More

DWP releases new SLA 3D printer that makes dental restorations in 20 minutes

Mar.22, 2017 - DFAB, the latest 3D printer unveiled by DWP, is specifically designed for dental care. It has a number of advanced features that will allow patients to get replacement bridges or other dental prostheses fabricated in a single visit. More

WASP launches 3 new 3D printers and 2 new extruders at MECSPE 2017

Mar.22, 2017 - Italian 3D printing company WASP will debut three new 3D printers and two new extruders at this week's MECSPE manufacturing exhibition in Parma, Italy. The new 3D printers include the DeltaWASP 2040 Turbo2, DeltaWASP 4070 Industrial, and DeltaWASP 3MT Industrial. More

Prodways unveils new ProMaker LD 3D printer series for dental industry at IDS 2017

Mar.21, 2017 - Prodways, a subsidiary of French tech company Group Gorge, has announced the launch of its new ProMaker LD 3D printers at the International Dental Show (IDS) 2017 this week in Cologne, Germany. This year's IDS takes place from March 21st to 25th, continuing its tradition of showcasing the latest technologies disrupting the dental industry. More

Hong Kong 3D printing startup Peopoly launches $1,250 Moai SLA 3D printer

Mar.21, 2017 - Hong Kong-based 3D printing startup Peopoly has launched the Moai stereolithography (SLA) 3D printer. The printer will be available as a build-it-youself kit for $1,250, but its Kickstarter campaign (target: $30,000) allows customers to get it for much less. More

New Stratasys J700 Dental 3D printer for aligner molds debuts at IDS 2017

Mar.21, 2017 - 3D printing company Stratasys has unveiled its new J700 Dental 3D Printing solution at the International Dental Show in Cologne, Germany. The dental 3D printer is being marketed as the 'fastest PolyJet-based 3D printer for production of clear aligner molds' and will be made available later this year. More

Open source LittleRP2 DLP 3D printer offers new vat, height, projector options

Mar.20, 2017 - The LittleRP 3D printer, an 'affordable, open 3D resin printer' released in 2014, has received a full upgrade. The LittleRP2 introduces a configurable vat, an extended height option, additional controller shield options, added projector compatibility, and more new features and refinements. More

Coobx releases new Exigo 3D printer with unique patent-pending LIFT 3D printing technology

Mar.17, 2017 - Coobx has announced the release of its newest 3D printer, the Exigo. This device comes with Coobx's new patented LIFT technology, which is a smarter way to UV cure 3D printed materials. More

Carbon releases SpeedCell 3D printing system for industrial scale additive manufacturing

Mar.16, 2017 - Carbon, manufacturers of continuous liquid interface production (CLIP) 3D printers, today released SpeedCell, a system of connected manufacturing unit operations that enables repeatable production of end-use CLIP parts at any scale. More

Voodoo Manufacturing's new 'Project Skywalker' links NINE 3D printers and a robotic arm

Mar.15, 2017 - Brooklyn-based 3D printing company Voodoo Manufacturing has completed Project Skywalker, a fully functional robot-operated 3D printer cluster consisting of nine 3D printers and a robotic arm. The system can automatically remove and replace a 3D printer's build plate when a print is completed. More

BQ unveils Witbox Go!, the first Android 3D printer

Mar.14, 2017 - Madrid-based technology company BQ has unveiled the Witbox Go!, the world's first Android-powered 3D printer. The printer is designed for consumer use, packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip under the hood, and will be released later this year. More

Admatec Europe BV and ECN launch new ADMETALFLEX metal 3D printer

Mar.13, 2017 - Admatec Europe BV, the Dutch company best known for its 3D ceramic printers, has joined forces with the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) to launch a new state-of-the-art 3D metal printer: the ADMETALFLEX. The new printer is the latest addition to the ADMAFLEX series. More

Modular 'Snapmaker' 3D printer combines laser engraving and CNC carving

Mar.13, 2017 - Keep a close eye on Kickstarter tomorrow, as a new modular hybrid 3D printer is set to launch. Called the 'Snapmaker,' the new machine combines a 3D printer, CNC carver, and a laser engraver. The Snapmaker 3D printer will be available for as low as $299. More

Polaroid's first 3D pen, 'Polaroid Play,' now available in Europe for €40

Mar.9, 2017 - Consumer electronics company Polaroid has launched its first 3D pen, the Polaroid Play, on the European market. The 3D pen is retailing for €39.99 (£29.99). More

Frameless 'Hangprinter' RepRap turns an entire room into a 3D printer

Mar.8, 2017 - Torbjørn Ludvigsen, a Swedish maker and RepRap builder, is raising funds to develop the Hangprinter, a suspended 3D printer that uses the walls and ceiling of a room as its 'frame.' The unusual 3D printer can be used to print extremely large structures. More

Hyrel's five-headed HYDRA 3D printer can complete Herculean tasks (like PCB printing)

Mar.8, 2017 - 3D printer manufacturer Hyrel International has announced the launch of its HYDRA 3D printer. The HYDRA will come in both floor and desktop models, and can be fitted with up to five print heads for multimaterial 3D printing. More

Creator of Mini Metal Maker writes guidebook for DIY RepRap 3D printer

Mar.8, 2017 - David Hartkop, creator of the Mini Metal Maker 3D printer, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to help fund his book, titled "Create your own Ready RepRap." The book is a comprehensive guide to building your own DIY RepRap 3D printer. More

Chinese government donates 3D printers, scanners, and filament to Mauritius

Mar.8, 2017 - China has further strengthened its friendship with Mauritius ' this time, via 3D printing. The Chinese national government recently announced a generous donation of 23 3D printers, 12 3D scanners, and 300 3D printing filaments to the government of Mauritius, in an outward gesture of building on the two countries' existing friendship. More

Roland DG releases first dental 3D printer, the DWP-80S, under DGSHAPE brand

Mar.1, 2017 - Major dental device manufacturer Roland DG has just announced the release of its first ever dental 3D printer, the DWP-80S. The impressive new printer, which will assist in the production of dentures, suggests we are witnessing a new wave of 3D printing innovation in the dentistry industry. More

Dual-head S2 3D printer sees Stacker targeting education, manufacturing, design markets

Feb.28, 2017 - Stacker, LLC, a 3D printer manufacturer whose debut printer was brought to life via Kickstarter in 2015, has returned with its second-generation 3D printer, the S2. The S2 is an industrial-grade FDM 3D printer with two print heads, and is available at an early bird price of $4,995. More

Celiacs rejoice: WASP is developing a gluten-free food 3D printer!

Feb.28, 2017 - Italian 3D printing company WASP, perhaps best known for its large-scale BigDelta 3D printer, has announced it will be expanding its 3D printing technology into a new field: food 3D printing. More specifically, gluten-free food 3D printing. More

Singapore-based Structo unveils high-resolution MSLA DentaForm 3D printer

Feb.24, 2017 - Singapore-based 3D printer company Structo has launched what it is hailing as the 'world's fastest dental mold 3D printer.' Dubbed the DentaForm, the new 3D printer was unveiled today at the Association of Orthodontists Singapore (AOSC) 2017 show at Marina Bay Sands. More

New video shows ONO smartphone 3D printer in action

Feb.20, 2017 - The developers of the ONO smartphone 3D printer have released a demonstration video of the 3D printer in action. Backers of the ONO Kickstarter campaign can expect to receive their ONO 3D printers by the end of March. More

AR startup Daqri builds incredible 3D printer than can print with holograms

Feb.20, 2017 - Daqri, a startup specializing in augmented reality devices, has created a hologram-powered 3D printer. The machine uses a complex DLP-style curing system, and is currently capable of printing small objects like paperclips. More

Zurich students build six-axis 3D printer that can print overhangs without supports

Feb.13, 2017 - Two students from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Switzerland have built a 3D printer with a three-axis tilting print bed, giving the printer a total of six axes. The 3D printer, still in its prototype phase, could be used to print objects with overhangs without adding supports. More

New Optimus 3-in-1 3D printer, laser cutter, CNC mill smashes $50K Indiegogo goal

Feb.13, 2017 - Swedish company Febtop Tech has just launched its new three-in-one desktop 3D printer, laser cutter, and CNC mill on Indiegogo. Within hours of launching the crowdfunding campaign, Febtop Tech has already surpassed its funding goal of $50,000. Backers still have 30 days to make their pledges. More

Makness launches MK I desktop 3D printer with capsule filament system on Kickstarter

Feb.13, 2017 - Barcelona-based 3D printer startup Makness has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the MK I, a desktop 3D printer designed for the whole family. The startup, which claims its product makes 3D printing as 'simple as preparing capsule coffee,' has devised an interesting capsule system for the Makness 3D printer. More

FABtotum releases laser head add-on and other upgrades for multi-function 3D fabricator

Feb.10, 2017 - The Italian startup company FABtotum, which initially developed an all-in-one 3D printer with the help of a successful IndieGoGo campaign, has released upgrades for the device. It has introduced laser cutting and laser engraving to its functionality, as well as bringing huge improvements to the hardware and a new software package. More

Reengineered Sigma R17 3D printer from BCN3D boasts quieter fans and a new 'Hotend Family'

Feb.9, 2017 - BCN3D Technologies, a Barcelona-based manufacturer of open-source 3D printers, has launched a reengineered version of its flagship BCN3D Sigma 3D printer. The Sigma R17 introduces a new cooling system which results in a quieter 3D printing process. More

Dremel Idea Builder 3D printers gain powerful cloud capabilities thanks to 3DPrinterOS partnership

Feb.8, 2017 - Power tool and 3D printer manufacturer Dremel has partnered with 3DPrinterOS to provide a cloud-connected 3D printer platform for the Dremel line of Idea Builder 3D printers. 3DPrinterOS will replace the existing Dremel 3D Mobile Application. More

Stratasys' new F123 3D printers optimized for in-office professional prototyping

Feb.7, 2017 - Stratasys, one of the world's leading 3D printer companies, has introduced its latest: a line of professional, office-friendly FDM 3D printers. Dubbed the Stratasys F123 Series, the new 3D printers have been specially developed for complete rapid prototyping workflow in office or design workgroup environments. More

Sodick's OPM250L hybrid combines DMLS 3D printing and milling, ideal for mold making

Feb.6, 2017 - Illinois-based machine tool manufacturer Sodick is seeking to change the mold manufacturing game with its OPM250L hybrid 3D printer. The machine is one of the first to combine high-speed milling capabilities (using a 45,000-rpm spindle) with direct metal laser sintering (DMLS). More

Taiwan-based Ackuretta releases new Ackuray A135 DLP 3D printer and 8 new resins

Jan.31, 2017 - Taiwan-based 3D printer manufacturer Ackuretta Technologies recently introduced its latest product: the Ackuray A135 3D printer. In addition to the new DLP 3D printer, the company has also released eight new engineering-grade resin materials, which can be used for a range of applications, such as jewelry making, dentistry, etc. More

BT invests £25,000 in 3D Systems ProJet MJP 2500 Plus 3D printer

Jan.30, 2017 - Telecommunications company BT has spent £25,000 ($31,000) on a 3D printer for its distribution center in Leicestershire, England. The 3D Systems MJP 2500 Plus 3D printer is being used for prototyping and creating spare parts. More

Sources disagree on role of 3D printer in tragic death of Berkeley couple

Jan.30, 2017 - A couple living in Berkeley, California were tragically found dead in their home last Monday, possibly due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Sources have speculated that poison may have been emitted by the couple's 3D printer, though others have denied this. An investigation is still underway. More

Thomas Sanladerer reviews Markforged Mark Two carbon fiber 3D printer: great prints, 'hefty' price

Jan.26, 2017 - 3D printing expert Thomas Sanladerer has reviewed the Markforged Mark Two 3D printer, reporting quality prints and minimal errors, but expressing reservations about Markforged's patenting policy and the price of the 3D printer. More

Update: Kickstarter suspends NexD1 3D printer campaign

Jan.26, 2017 - Kickstarter has suspended funding for Next Dynamics' controversial crowdfunding campaign for the NexD1 3D printer. The campaign had been plagued by allegations of improper behavior, and had just one day left to run prior to its suspension. More

Backers of NexD1 3D printer have 26 hours to escape controversial Kickstarter campaign

Jan.25, 2017 - Serious questions have been raised about the status and legitimacy of the NexD1 3D printer. Commenters have alleged that Next Dynamics, the Berlin-based startup behind the 3D printer, has been deceiving Kickstarter backers, and that its PolyJet 3D printer may be far from completion. More

Ohio's first 3D sand printer to bring new jobs to the state

Jan.25, 2017 - Humtown Products' manufacturing facility in Leetonia, Ohio has just unveiled the state's first ever 3D sand printer. Officials say the industrial sand casting 3D printer will help transition Ohio from the “rust belt” to the “technology belt.” More

333D to develop 3D printer with CreoPop 3D pen's patented photopolymer resins

Jan.24, 2017 - Australian 3D printer manufacturer 333D has partnered with CreoPop, maker of the eponymous 3D pen, to develop a new 3D printer that utilizes CreoPop's patented photopolymer resins. Both companies are hoping to target the education market with their new 3D printer. More

B9Creations introduces B9 Core 530 and 550 3D printers, part of new B9 Core Series

Jan.23, 2017 - North Dakota-based 3D printer manufacturer B9Creations has released the new B9 Core Series, which includes the B9 Core 530 and the B9 Core 550 resin 3D printers. The new 3D printer series aims to be 'the new industry leader in production, speed, and simplicity.' More

Spanish jewelry equipment company unveils new UVital DLP 3D printer

Jan.20, 2017 - Barcelona-based jewelry equipment supplier Hispana De Maquinaria has introduced the UVital DLP 3D printing system. The 3D printer is capable of additively manufacturing small non-metal parts with high surface resolution, ideal for things like jewelry prototypes, molds, and final products. More

PrintSpace 3D introduces Altair 3 Pro: $3,899 enclosed delta 3D printer

Jan.19, 2017 - PrintSpace 3D, the Idaho 3D printer manufacturer behind the Altair line of delta 3D printers, has introduced the Altair 3 Pro, a fully enclosed delta 3D printer. The machine was first seen at the ACTE Education Conference in December, and is also available as a non-enclosed printer. More

$900 NIX full-color 3D printer hits Kickstarter

Jan.16, 2017 - London-based 3D printing startup Nixtek is hoping to make its mark on the 3D printing world with its full-color NIX 3D printer. The 3D printer, which has color-blending capabilities, is going for as low as £749 ($900). More

Introducing CELLINK's BIO X, the 'most user-friendly' 3D bioprinter

Jan.13, 2017 - Swedish 3D bioprinting company CELLINK has just announced the release of its newest 3D bioprinter: BIO X. The new 3D bioprinter, which will retail for $39,000 USD (cost includes bioinks, software, accessories, and consumables), is designed for a wide range of experience levels. More

Titan Robotics introduces Cronus, massive multi-gantry 3D printer co-developed by Autodesk

Jan.10, 2017 - 3D printer manufacturer Titan Robotics has introduced the Cronus, a multi-gantry FFF 3D printer that can be fitted with multiple tool heads. The Cronus uses multi-head 3D printing technology from Autodesk and Netfabb, and is available in both open and closed versions. More

Bonsailab's $500 FabPod Silent 3D printer is built for the classroom

Jan.10, 2017 - Japanese 3D printer manufacturer Bonsailab Inc. has unveiled the FabPod Silent, the latest in its line of FabPod 3D printers aimed at the STEM education sector. The new 3D printer has a lighter print head for faster printing speeds, and is compatible with different nozzle sizes. More

Markforged unveils Metal X 3D printer & groundbreaking Atomic Diffusion Additive Manufacturing technology

Jan.6, 2017 - At CES 2017 Markforged unveiled a groundbreaking new system for 3D printing metals, Atomic Diffusion Additive Manufacturing, and the impressive new 3D printer capable of doing it: the Metal X. More

Millebot creates huge concrete 3D printer housed in 40-foot shipping container

Jan.6, 2017 - Construction startup Millebot has introduced Mille, an industrial-sized 3D printer and mill housed within a shipping container. The company sees the giant manufacturing machine being used in construction, disaster relief, aerospace, and more. More

Intamsys' new FUNMAT HT 3D printer is ideal for PEEK materials

Jan.6, 2017 - Chinese 3D printing company Intamsys has officially unveiled the FUNMAT HT 3D printer, capable of 3D printing in PEEK materials .As of its unveiling at CES 2017, the new PEEK 3D printer is officially available for purchase. More

Taiwan startup presents new resin-based T3D mobile 3D printer

Jan.5, 2017 - Taiwan-based 3D printing startup T3D is introducing its new mobile smartphone 3D printer. The resin-based 3D printer will reportedly be available for about $299, though no release date has been set. More

XYZprinting announces impressive CES 2017 lineup, including new da Vinci Nano priced at $230

Jan.4, 2017 - XYZ printing will be debuting several highly anticipated demos and products at this year's CES, running January 5-8 in Las Vegas. Generating some of the most buzz is the new da Vinci Nano, an extremely compact and easy to use desktop 3D printer priced at only $230 USD. More

Polaroid announces new affordable 3D printers and 3D pens at CES 2017

Jan.4, 2017 - Consumer electronics company Polaroid, best known for its iconic instant cameras, has announced it will be launching a new range of affordable desktop 3D printers and 3D pens in 2017. More

CONTEXT: Desktop 3D printer market rises +27% in 2016 while industrial market stalls

Jan.3, 2017 - Worldwide shipments of 3D printers rose +25% year-to-date (YTD) through the first three quarters of 2016 thanks again to shipments of low priced desktop 3D printers, according to figures released today by CONTEXT, the IT market research company. More

3DRap to introduce Poly, a biodegradable, battery operated desktop 3D printer

Jan.3, 2017 - Italian 3D printer startup 3DRap is preparing to launch a crowdfunding campaign for its innovative (and affordable) Poly 3D printer. The Poly is made almost entirely from biodegradable PLA and is battery operated. More

Canon introduces entry-level 'Marv' 3D printer to Chinese market

Jan.3, 2017 - Canon, the Japanese manufacturer of cameras, printers, and photocopiers, has introduced its 'Marv' FDM 3D printer to the Chinese market. The Marv, short for 'marvelous,' was first launched in 2015 in countries such as South Korea, Germany, and Poland. More

RooBee One SLA 3D printer is stunning latest from RepRap guru Aldric Negrier

Dec.28, 2016 - Aldric Negrier, a Portuguese 3D printer builder and owner of RepRap Algarve, has just unveiled his latest model: the RooBee One, an SLA/DLP 3D printer with an aluminum frame. The maker has put together an Instructables tutorial which shows how to build the 3D printer from scratch. More

Ghanaian 3D printing startup Klaks 3D makes printers for schools using e-waste

Dec.23, 2016 - A group of students in Ghana is using recycled e-waste to build 3D printers. The group, which calls itself Klaks 3D, consists of students from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the University of Mines and Technology (UMAT). More

Meet the CyBe RC 3Dp, a concrete 3D printer that moves around on caterpillar tracks

Dec.16, 2016 - CyBe Construction, a construction technology company from the Netherlands, has unveiled the CyBe RC 3Dp, a mobile concrete 3D printer that moves on caterpillar tracks. According to CyBe, the 3D printer's tank-like transport system makes it easy to use for on-site additive manufacturing. More

Airbus to receive Sciaky EBAM metal 3D printing system for titanium parts

Dec.14, 2016 - Metal additive manufacturing solutions company Sciaky, Inc. recently announced that it will be delivering its industrial Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) 110 System to multinational aircraft manufacturing company Airbus. The additive manufacturing system will be delivered this month. More

The NexD1 multi-material PolyJet 3D printer can print embedded circuit boards

Dec.14, 2016 - Out of all of the 3D print technologies popular today, PolyJet has always been restrictive due to its high price tag. A new Kickstarter for the NexD1 PCB-printable, multi-material 3D printer is offering the technology for under $5000 hopes to change that. More

Cypriot 3D printer company Ilios 3D closing its doors

Dec.13, 2016 - Demetris Zavorotnitsienko, founder of Cypriot 3D printer developer Ilios 3D, has announced the imminent closure of the company, citing a lack of funding and general operational difficulties. Zavorotnitsienko is now putting the company and its intellectual property up for sale. More

Titan Robotics improves large-scale Hyperion 3D printer with welded steel frame, larger build volume

Dec.13, 2016 - 3D printer manufacturer Titan Robotics has unveiled the latest version of its large-format Hyperion FDM 3D printer. The new 3D printer has a larger 24 x 24 x 24 inch (61 x 61 x 61 cm) build volume, a heavy-duty welded steel frame, and an improved heated build chamber. More

Could hospitals of the future utilize disposable 3D printers to fabricate 3D printed organs?

Dec.9, 2016 - Sartorius Stedim Biotech, a biomanufacturing specialist based in Göttingen, Germany, has been awarded a patent for a disposable, single-use medical 3D printer that could be used to create sterile, biologically safe 3D printed organ models, bioprocessing equipment, and much more. More

MICRON3DP introduces high-res glass 3D printer capable of 100-micron layer thickness

Dec.9, 2016 - Israeli company MICRON3DP is hoping to shatter 3D printing expectations with its innovative glass 3D printer, capable of high resolution printing and layer thicknesses of as little as 100 microns. More

Armbot 3D printer with articulated robotic arm could be yours for $399

Dec.8, 2016 - There is almost no doubt that the 3D printers of the future will bare little resemblance to what we see today. Armbot, a $399 articulated arm 3D printer inspired by automotive robots, hopes to push current boundaries to the next level, and is currently the subject of a Kickstarter campaign. More

Type A Machines offering Series 1 Pro 3D printer, Tungsten Carbide hot-end, BuildTak FlexPlate for $4,295

Dec.7, 2016 - Type A Machines, a Californian manufacturer of FFF 3D printers, has announced the Series 1 Pro Enterprise Bundle, featuring an industry-first Tungsten Carbide hot-end and BuildTak FlexPlate System. The kit costs $4,295. More

Dobot M1: the affordable desktop robot arm that 3D prints, laser-engraves, solders, and more

Dec.2, 2016 - Dobot is creating buzz with its newest Kickstarter campaign for the Dobot M1, an affordable desktop robot arm that 3D prints, laser-engraves, solders, picks up and places, and more. The campaign has already blown through its $100,000 goal. More

Rotterdam's huge 'Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing' 3D printer almost ready

Nov.29, 2016 - The new RAMLAB additive manufacturing hub is almost ready to open its doors at the port of Rotterdam, Netherlands. The lab will contain a Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) 3D printer that uses steel wire as feedstock and which is capable of welding metal parts up to 2 x 2 x 2 meters in size. More

$1,095 'SafFire' combines SLA 3D printing and laser engraving

Nov.29, 2016 - A Kickstarter has been launches for SafFire, a hybrid SLA 3D printer and laser engraver. Backers can choose from several accessory combinations, depending on whether they need engraving only ($1,095) or engraving plus small ($1,390), large ($2,990), or both ($3,285) sizes of SLA 3D printing. More

DIY Instructables tutorial turns your 3D printer into a 500MW laser cutter for $40

Nov.27, 2016 - Like 3D printers were just a few years ago, laser cutters are traditionally rather expensive digital fabrication tools. A recent instructables demonstrates how for $40, you can convert your 3D printer into a working 500MW laser cutter with little effort. More

Introducing the DM250, Carima's new DLP 3D printer

Nov.25, 2016 - South Korean 3D printer manufacturer Carima showcased its new DM250 DLP 3D printer at formnext 2016. The new 3D printer, which is being heralded as the next generation of Carima's Master EV, is part of the company's DM series of 3D printers. More

Tiertime releases new and improved UP BOX+ desktop 3D printer

Nov.25, 2016 - Beijing Tiertime Technology Co. Ltd. recently announced a number of exciting upgrades to their flagship product, the UP BOX desktop 3D printer, in one of their newest 3D printer models, the UP BOX+. More

New BigRep Studio and Tech 3D printers available for pre-order

Nov.24, 2016 - Berlin-based company BigRep made two big announcements at formnext 2016: it unveiled its BigRep Studio 3D printer, designed for corporate and educational environments, and introduced the BigRep Tech, the product of a partnership with Kuhling&Kuhling. More

InssTek debuts MX-Mini, first 'DED' desktop metal 3D printer

Nov.24, 2016 - South Korean 3D printer manufacturer InssTek unveiled its new MX-Mini 3D printer at formnext 2016 last week. The new 3D printer is said to be the first Directed Energy Deposition (DED) desktop metal 3D printer. More

Autodesk is 3D printing stainless steel with giant robotic arms

Nov.24, 2016 - Autodesk's Pier 9 in San Fransisco is jam packed with future looking technologies. Popular vlogger Tom Scott paid them a visit to check out their up-and-coming 3D printing robotic arm that is being developed to 3D print using stainless steel. More

$250 YeeHaw 3D printer for kids hits IndieGogo just in time for the holidays

Nov.23, 2016 - Chinese company YeeHaw3D has launched its new $250, kid-friendly 3D printer through an IndieGogo crowdfunding campaign. The printer, which bears an unmistakeable likeness to Xiaomi's recently leaked 3D printer photos, is reportedly ready to be shipped to backers. More

Maker demonstrates that smartphone resin 3D printers, like the ONO, can actually work

Nov.23, 2016 - After a very successful Kickstarter campaign for the $99 ONO smartphone based 3D printer, many skeptics have wondered if the technology even works. A 3D print enthusiast recently demonstrated that it certainly can. More

Scientists have developed a zero-gravity metal 3D printer for space

Nov.22, 2016 - A team of scientists from the University of Birmingham have developed a metal 3D printer that can work in zero gravity. The innovative 3D printer was recently tested at the European Space Agency (ESA) facilities in the 'vomit comet' zero gravity simulation.' More

Cincinnati Inc, NVBOTS introduce SAAM 3D printing system to complement BAAM

Nov.17, 2016 - Cincinnati Incorporated (CI) and New Valence Robotics (NVBOTS) have just launched their new SAAM industrial 3D printer at FabTech 2016. SAAM, which stands for "Small Area Additive Manufacturing," was created to complement CI's established and popular BAAM system. More

Markforged releases $3,500 Onyx One 3D printer for carbon fiber parts

Nov.17, 2016 - Markforged, a manufacturer of 3D printers and printing materials, has today announced the North American release of the Onyx One, a 3D printer designed to print black carbon composite parts. The Onyx One, optimized for the production of end-use parts, will retail for $3,500. More

Illuminate DLP 3D printer hits Kickstarter running with affordable 2K resolution

Nov.17, 2016 - DLP 3D printing is fast becoming a popular contender in crowdfunding for 3D printers. A new low cost, high resolution unit called D2K Illuminate is hoping to make waves with its innovative LCD based DLP print process. More

EnvisionTEC debuts affordable new industrial 3D printer Vector Hi-Res 3SP with 60 µm resolution

Nov.15, 2016 - 3D Printers and materials provider EnvisionTEC today debuts the Vector Hi-Res 3SP at Formnext. The Vector Hi-Res 3SP has a large build envelope of 300 x 175 x 200 mm (11.8 x 6.9 x 7.9 in.) and offers outstanding resolution of 0.002' or 60 µm in the X and Y planes. More

A Togolese man has built a functioning 3D printer entirely from electronic waste

Nov.14, 2016 - Afate Gnikou, a Togolese inventor, has built a functioning 3D printer made entirely from electronic waste from nearby landfills. With his innovative 3D printer, Gnikou is hoping to produce custom prostheses for his local community and teach young generations about 3D printing. More

Vormvrij's new LUTUM 3 ceramic 3D printer promises dual-material printing in all environments

Nov.14, 2016 - Netherlands-based ceramic 3D printing specialist Vormvrij has announced the release of the LUTUM 3, its latest clay-extruding 3D printer. Prices are not yet available, but the company is aiming for a March 2017 release date. More

Leaked photos suggest Xiaomi Inc. will soon release its first 3D printer

Nov.14, 2016 - Leaked photos of an unreleased desktop 3D printer seem to suggest that Chinese electronics manufacturer Xiaomi Inc. will soon be venturing into the 3D printing industry. The 3D printer would mark the company's first ever 3D printing product. More

Sisma sets sights on mass production 3D printing with large volume mysint300 metal 3D printer

Nov.11, 2016 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer Sisma is set to unveil the large volume mysint300 metal 3D printer at formnext, featuring a clever unpacking and recoating system to make production of small and medium-sized batches viable. More

Sub-$1000 MORPHEUS Delta LIPS resin 3D printer now available through kickstarter

Nov.10, 2016 - South Korea-based Team Owl Works has released a new, improved, and even cheaper model of its LIPS resin 3D printer. The new 3D printer, the MORPHEUS Delta, is currently being featured through a Kickstarter campaign. More

OR Laser brings metal 3D printing to SME with ORLAS Creator

Nov.10, 2016 - German laser developers OR Laser is working to bring metal 3D printing to designers and developers at small and medium-sized businesses using the desktop-sized ORLAS Creator metal 3D printer. More

Kuhling&Kuhling to debut two FFF 3D printers at formnext 2016

Nov.7, 2016 - German 3D printing specialist K'hling&K'hling will showcase two new 3D printers at the formnext trade show, which takes place November 15-18 in Frankfurt, Germany. The VP75 Additive Manufacturing System is a large-scale production unit, and the HT500.2 3D Printer a smaller prototyping machine. More

$99 palm-sized PocketMaker 3D printer launches on Indiegogo

Nov.4, 2016 - A team of Chinese students has just launched a crowdfunding campaign for the palm-sized PocketMaker 3D printer, a portable and very accessible 99 dollar 3D printer that puts 3D printing at the fingertips of users of all ages. More

Ability3D brings metal 3D printing to your desktop with 888 3D printer and milling hybrid

Nov.4, 2016 - While most metal 3D printers in the world are room-filling industrial machines that cost as much as a house, Ability3D is working on a desktop alternative called the 888 3D printer, which combines welding and milling principles to 3D print accurate metal parts. More

Adira unveils world's first Tiled Laser Melting metal 3D printer with biggest ever build volume

Nov.3, 2016 - Portuguese machine tool manufacturer Adira is overcoming size restrictions with the world's first large-scale Tiled Laser Melting metal 3D printer, a hybrid 3D printer that doubles as a metal sheet laser cutter. More

Large Format Reveal3D Printer able to make multiple parts at once launches on Kickstarter

Nov.3, 2016 - Crowdfunding has been responsible for launching several of the prominent 3D printer startups into bigger and better things. YNG LLC, a young 3D printer startup is hoping to continue that trend with their multi-material, large format Reveal3D Printer. More

XJet set to reveal world's first direct metal inkjet 3D printer

Nov.1, 2016 - XJet is set to demonstrate its breakthrough metal 3D printer next month at the formnext 2016 trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. The new system uses a direct metal inkjet system, a world first, and could cut the cost and time required for advanced metal printing. More

Airwolf 3D releases 20" tall and rugged AXIOM 20 industrial desktop 3D printer

Nov.1, 2016 - Costa Mesa, CA based 3D printer manufacturer Airwolf 3D has just released its newest product, the AXIOM 20 industrial desktop 3D printer. Described by the company as 'ultra-tall' and 'rugged', the new additive manufacturing system is the latest member of Airwolf 3D's AXIOM 3D printer line. More

Duoba Tech launches 2 meter tall carbon fiber 3D printer in sub-$30,000 range

Nov.1, 2016 - Called the DB-F01 3D printer, this two-meter tall machine by Beijing Douba Science and Technology 3D prints up to 4 kg of materials per hour and is perfectly suitable for the production of load-bearing, high quality functional objects. More

Fraunhofer ILT, GoetheLab to showcase $36k SLM 3D printer aimed at SMEs

Oct.29, 2016 - The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology and Fachhochschule Aachen's GoetheLab will showcase a new 3D printer at next month's formnext 2016 trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. The collaboratively made selective laser melting (SLM) machine will cost around '30,000 ($36,000). More

SpiderBot announces ABSolute 2 3D printer capable of printing at a blistering 500°C

Oct.27, 2016 - French based SpiderBot has recently announced a reverse delta 3D printer capable of producing large format ABS prints without risk of cracking or warping thanks to its 90'C heated chamber and impressive 500°C extruder. More

US Marines test Invent3D printer in the field

Oct.27, 2016 - The US Marines are testing 3D printing in the field and the potential is obvious, this is a factory they can take with them to the world's most hostile environments. More

Microlay unveils high resolution DLP based DentalFab 3D printer

Oct.26, 2016 - Of the industries that have embraced 3D printing over the years, dentistry is often lost in the mix. A newly announced DLP based bio-resin compatible printer called DentalFab hopes to leave its mark. More

Desktop 3D printers drive 14% global 3D printer market growth in first half of 2016

Oct.26, 2016 - The desktop 3D printer market isn't stagnating as much as many feared as IT market research specialist CONTEXT concluded the global 3D printer market grew by 14 percent over the first half of 2016, with desktop 3D printers pushing much of that growth. More

Sterne Elastomere launches SiO-Shaping 1601 silicone 3D printer, targets medical device sector

Oct.25, 2016 - Sterne Elastomers, a silicone materials company based in Cavillon, France, has added a 3D silicone additive manufacturing product, SiO-Shaping 1601 silicone 3D printer, to its portfolio of niche technologies. The 3D printing technology uses silicone that can be 100 percent UV cured at low temperatures. More

Trumpf to unveil Truprint 3000, a new LMF metal 3D printer at Formnext 2016

Oct.19, 2016 - German laser manufacturer Trumpf has announced that it will be expanding its metal 3D printing product portfolio with a new LMF 3D printer, which it unveil at Formnext 2016. More

Ultimaker unveils professional-grade dual-extrusion desktop Ultimaker 3 3D printer

Oct.18, 2016 - Seeking to build on their earlier successes, Ultimaker is back with the dual-extrusion desktop Ultimaker 3 3D printer, featuring dual extrusion options, access to a wide range of materials and unlimited geometric possibilities. More

Meet ONO, the smartphone-powered 3D printer that costs just $99

Oct.18, 2016 - Meet ONO, the smartphone-powered 3D printer that costs just $99. This photopolymer DLP printer works with the visible light from your smartphone and could open up the world of 3D printing to the masses. More

Type A Machines promises multicolor 3D printing via Mosaic Palette multi-filament accessory

Oct.17, 2016 - 3D printer manufacturer Type A Machines has teamed with 3D printing technology company Mosaic Manufacturing to integrate the Mosaic Palette, a multi-filament 3D printing accessory, with the Type A Machines Series 1 3D printer. The expected retail price for the Palette is $999. More

Highly anticipated all-metal Trinus 3D printer/laser engraver ready for shipping

Oct.14, 2016 - Kodama's highly anticipated all-metal Trinus 3D printer, the first all-metal 3D printer to dip below the $500 price point and an insane Kickstarter success, is now ready for shipping with all deliveries scheduled before Christmas. More

Ilios Beam 3D printer promises high-quality SLA printing for under $2,700

Oct.13, 2016 - Cypriot 3D printer manufacturer Ilios has launched the Ilios Beam SLA 3D printer, a more affordable version of the Ilios Ray. The 3D printer uses a laser drawing process, can be folded for easy transport, and is available now for €2,386 ($2,634). More

XYZprinting launches $249 da Vinci miniMaker 3D printer for schools

Oct.13, 2016 - Desktop 3D printers have now well and truly reached the sub 250 dollar range, as XYZprinting has just made the da Vinci miniMaker educational 3D printer available, which has been fully optimized for use in classrooms. More

Visionsforge makes SLA 3D printing accessible with $999 Forge 1 3D printer

Oct.12, 2016 - Swiss startup Visionsforge is about to launch a very appealing SLA 3D printer, the Forge 1, which features a price tag of only $999 and an exceptionally large build volume. More

WASP aims to solve global housing shortage with its Maker Economy Starter Kit

Oct.11, 2016 - Italian 3D printing company WASP has introduced the Maker Economy Starter Kit, a shipping container of 3D printing equipment for constructing houses. The kit includes six 3D printing systems, including the Big Delta'and DeltaWASP 3MT 3D printers, as well as tools and raw materials. More

MakeX returns with affordable M-Jewelry DLP 3D printer, ideal for dental & jewelry 3D printing

Oct.10, 2016 - Chinese startup MakeX will seek to relive their Kickstarter success with the M-Jewelry DLP 3D printer, a very high-resolution resin 3D printer that has been purposely designed for jewelry and dental model manufacturing and starts at just 1,999 dollars. More

Adira to launch world's first Tiled Laser Melting metal 3D printer with biggest ever build volume

Oct.10, 2016 - Portuguese machine tool manufacturer Adira is overcoming size restrictions with the world's first large-scale Tiled Laser Melting metal 3D printer, a hybrid 3D printer that doubles as a metal sheet laser cutter. More

BotFactory raises $1M to bring PCB 3D printer to your desktop

Oct.10, 2016 - BotFactory, the New York City-based manufacturer of the Squink Multilayer PCB Printer announced today that is has completed a $1M seed round of financing led by New York Angels. More

3D printing news roundup: Graphene 3D's conductive flexible TPU filament, Toys R Us to stock XYZprinting 3D printers

Oct.8, 2016 - The first week of October was a busy one for 3D printing, with Stratasys and Future Engineers delivering 3D printing contest news, Graphene 3D and Airwolf 3D dropping filament news, and Toys R Us announcing it will stock family-friendly XYZprinting 3D printers. Here's the weekly roundup. More

Mobile 3D printing with a phone and a 3Doodler pen? Yes, we really can

Oct.6, 2016 - A team of researchers has proved we can have basic mobile 3D printing with a mobile phone app and a modified 3Doodler pen. This could be the start of a mobile 3D printing revolution. More

Romanian startup Symme 3D unveils the country's first 3D bioprinter

Oct.6, 2016 - Timisoara, Romania-based tech startup Symme 3D has introduced the country's first ever 3D bioprinter. The new bioprinter was recently installed at Romania's Center for Gene and Cellular Therapies in the Treatment of Cancer (OncoGen). More

Markforged introduces powerful Mark X 3D printer for strong carbon fiber reinforced parts

Oct.4, 2016 - Massachusetts-based 3D printer manufacturer Markforged has just unveiled its latest product: the Mark X 3D printer. The newly launched printer is being marketed as the industry's 'most powerful fiber composite 3D printer' and will retail for the price of $69,000. More

Austrocasa developing RoboVAST construction 3D Printer that prints in clay, concrete mix, ceramics, wood

Sep.30, 2016 - Romanian sustainable construction pioneer Austrocasa has revealed to be working on the RoboVAST 3D printer, which can bring sustainable building materials such as clay, ceramics and recycled waste to home 3D printing. More

Josef Prusa's MK2 set to enter the multi-color 3D printer race with a clever twist

Sep.29, 2016 - Dual extruder 3D printer technology has been around for a while but has always had its fair share of quality control issues. Josef Prusa is using a single extruder solution that he thinks is the way forward with multi-color FDM 3D printing. More

Airworld 3D adds radical direct drive to create the complete dual extruder 3D printer

Sep.28, 2016 - Airwolf 3D has added its new direct drive extrusion system to the AXIOM Dual Extruder 3D printer. Is this the most complete dual extruder 3D printer in its class now? It just might be. More

Mattel postpones release of toy-making ThingMaker 3D printer until fall 2017

Sep.27, 2016 - Mattel has delayed the launch of its ThingMaker 3D printer, which children can use to make custom toys, from fall 2016 until fall 2017. The company says it needs more time to enhance the 'digital functionality' of the 3D printing product. More

Review: Layer One Atom 2.0 Delta 3D printer with swappable laser engraver is worth checking out

Sep.23, 2016 - It seems like a new 3D printer comes out every day. Review sites like Tom's 3D try to make sense of the mess and this time around we focus on the Layer One Atom 2.0 Delta 3D printer. More

Prusa I3 MK2 3D printer updates firmware to allow automatic mesh levelling even on imperfectly built kit machines

Sep.22, 2016 - Josef Prusa and his team have been developing and selling printers for ages now and are always breaking new ground. A new XYZ levelling/orientation firmware update for their MK2 series printer proves this once again. More

Robo C2 and Robo R2 Smart 3D Printers launch on Kickstarter

Sep.21, 2016 - San Diego desktop 3D printing pioneers Robo have returned to their Kickstarter roots with the new Robo C2 and Robo R2 smart 3D printers, which offer unprecedented levels of accessibility through a comprehensive smartphone app. More

MakerBot gets an upgrade: New Replicator+ 3D printer promises bigger and faster 3D prints

Sep.20, 2016 - MakerBot has been quiet, but it's back with a bang. New MakerBot Replicator+ and Replicator Mini+ 3D printers, software and an ABS-style PLA filament could be the start of the comeback. More

Zhuhai CTC Electronic launches Walnut 18 SLM metal 3D printer and Riverbase 500 industrial SLA 3D printer

Sep.20, 2016 - Zhuhai CTC Electronic, China's leading 3D printer manufacturer, today unveiled two new 3D printers at a press conference in Dongguan, China. The new printers are the Walnut 18 selective laser melting (SLM) 3D printer and Riverbase 500 light-curing (SLA) 3D printer. More

Create Orthotics and Prosthetics launches first all-in-one medical-grade 3D printing system for prosthetics

Sep.19, 2016 - Create Orthotics & Prosthetics have revealed a system where hospitals and doctors can scan a bodypart, send the file and get a print ready version they can make in house. This is the first ever all-in-one medical-grade 3D printer for prosthetics. More

Lightning double-exposure UV DLP 3D printer on Kickstarter for $1,900

Sep.16, 2016 - British startup Lightning 3D has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its 'Lightning' Double Exposure UV DLP 3D printer. An early bird version of the 3D printer is available for '1,450 ($1,900), and the campaign has a target of '20,000 ($26,500). More

12 high-end 3D printers shaping the future of additive manufacturing

Sep.15, 2016 - The most incredible innovations in 3D printing technology can be found amongst the industry's high-end machines. These are 12 of the most exciting high-end 3D printers shaping the future of additive manufacturing. Featuring Carbon3D, Stratasys, 3D Systems, and more. More

Tecnica's CASA SLS 3D printer patent approved, up to 250 times faster than competing systems

Sep.15, 2016 - Tecnica has just received a patent for a new SLS 3D printing system that is up to 250 times faster than competing systems, and will include it in the CASA desktop SLS 3D printer that will be released in December 2016. More

Ingersoll and ORNL to develop huge WHAM 3D printer with 23 x 10 x 46 ft (7 x 3 x 14 m) build volume

Sep.13, 2016 - Ingersoll and ORNL are about to change the definition of large-scale 3D printing, as they have just announced the development of the record-breaking WHAM 3D printer featuring a 23 x 10 x 46 ft build volume. More

Fryer to integrate Optomec LENS metal 3D printing into affordable 3D hybrid machining centers

Sep.12, 2016 - Optomec, an Albuquerque-based electronics and metal 3D printing company, has made a series of announcements this morning that show how the company is expanding its business as well as its technologies, including teaming up with Fryer Machine Systems to make industrial 3D printing more accessible. More

Russian scientists are creating a ceramic 3D printer with aerospace, defense, and energy applications

Sep.12, 2016 - Scientists from the Tomsk State University in Russia have developed a new method for 3D printing ceramics which could open the doors for the material's usage in the electronics, energy, chemical, and even defense industries. More

Falcon Minerals to acquire 100% of 3D printer manufacturer Robo 3D

Sep.9, 2016 - Australian mineral exploration company Falcon Minerals has just announced that it will be acquiring 100% of American 3D printer manufacturer Robo 3D, up from a previous deal where it was to acquire 51% of the company's shares. More

Pennsylvania startup Pingo3D to launch $399 Pingo desktop 3D printer via Kickstarter

Sep.8, 2016 - Pingo3D, a startup from Altoona, Pennsylvania, has unveiled the Pingo 3D printer, a $399 machine with a 200 x 200 x 200 mm build volume. The new 3D printer will be the subject of a $20,000 Kickstarter campaign. More

Researchers hack a 3D printer with a smartphone

Sep.7, 2016 - A study has shown you can hack a 3D printer with a smartphone and effectively steal the designs without even breaking into the system. It's a serious security flaw and there will be more. More

Minimalist and high resolution Cetus3D printer hits Kickstarter, starting at an incredible $199

Sep.6, 2016 - Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Tiertime has just launched a crowdfunding campaign for the minimalist Cetus3D printer, which does away with all unnecessary extras, allows for plenty of customization and is available for as little as $199. More

Can it print at 450mm/s? Thomas Sanladerer puts Dynamo3D OnePro 3D printer to the test with mixed results

Sep.2, 2016 - Large format 3D printing at an affordable price has always a difficult challenge when reliability and speed are all important factors in getting the perfect print out. The Dynamo 3D OnePro hopes it can achieve what others have yet to accomplish. More

WASP to showcase DeltaWASP 3MT ceramic 3D printer capable of printing 1-meter-tall sculptures

Sep.1, 2016 - WASP, the Italian 3D printing company behind the large-scale BigDelta 3D printer, will present the DeltaWASP 3MT 3D printer at the Argill' International Ceramics Festival in Faenza, Italy. The new 3-meter-tall 3D printer can produce sculptures up to one meter tall. More

Thermwood introduces new massive LSAM 3D printers with CNC technology

Sep.1, 2016 - Thermwood Corporation, an Indiana-based manufacturing specialist, has announced a line of LSAM (Large Scale Additive Manufacturing) 3D printers with CNC capabilities for the production of large to very large reinforced thermoplastic composite parts. The machines use a two-step, near-net-shape production process. More

Introducing 3D Doodler PRO: the professional 3D printing pen that draws with wood, metal and nylon

Sep.1, 2016 - 3Doodler, the makers of the world's very first 3D printing pen, have just announced the launch of their latest product: the 3Doodler Pro. The Pro, which marks the fifth product in the company's 3D printing pen series is geared towards creative professionals who want to utilize a more advanced 3D printing pen. More

Recycling in space Tethers Unlimited to test plastic grinding 3D printing system aboard the ISS

Aug.31, 2016 - Washington-based Tethers Unlimited is working to bring recycling to astronauts in space, and will test a plastic recycling and 3D printing system aboard the ISS in early 2017. More

MERKE IV Titanium 3D printer farm to produce parts up to 75% cheaper than currently available

Aug.31, 2016 - With a growing demand for production ready metal 3D printed parts it's no wonder internationally established institutes are backing the technology. The MERKE IV Titanium based 3D printer is set to arrive for production purposes within the next month. More

EOS quadruples productivity with their biggest and fastest M 400-4 DMLS metal 3D printer

Aug.30, 2016 - Direct metal laser sintering 3D printing pioneer EOS will debut their EOS M 400-4 at the IMTS show in Chicago in September, their biggest and fastest metal 3D printer to date that even quadruples productivity thanks to four independent lasers. More

Professor Taekyeom Lee 3D prints stunning typography with self build ceramic delta 3D printer

Aug.24, 2016 - With his DIY ceramic delta 3D printer that is producing gorgeous typographic art, artist and professor Taekyeom Lee is proving that ceramic can be brought to RepRap-based open source 3D printing as well. More

Stratasys debuts Infinite-Build and Robotic Composite 3D printers, partnerships with Boeing and Ford

Aug.24, 2016 - Stratasys is clearly preparing for the next phase in industrial 3D printing, illustrated by two new demonstrator 3D printing systems that enable infinite manufacturing and the 3D printing of unprecedented geometries. More

VormVrij's LUTUM clay 3D printers upgraded for superior resolution and food 3D printing options

Aug.23, 2016 - Dutch ceramic 3D printing pioneers VormVrij 3D have just unveiled the second generation of their LUTUM clay 3D printer range, featuring upgraded hardware for superior resolution and even food 3D printing options. More

Japan seeks to make custom manufacturing as cheap as mass production with new industrial 3D printer

Aug.22, 2016 - A team of engineerings from the Tokyo, Japan-based Technology Research Association for Future Additive Manufacturing are developing a 3D printer to be used specifically for making industrial molds. The new machine is reported to print at a rate of 100,000cc per hour and is expected to make custom industrial manufacturing more viable than ever. More

Chinese students launch crowdfunding campaign for $165 VAY ceramic 3D printing kit

Aug.22, 2016 - A team of Chinese students from Vision 3D Studio is challenging ceramic 3D printer manufacturers with the VAY ceramic 3D printing kit, which costs as little as 1099 RMB ($165 USD) and has just been launched on Chinese crowdfunding platform Dreamore. More

$499 M3D Pro 3D printer smashes $100,000 goal just hours after Kickstarter launch

Aug.17, 2016 - Consumer 3D printer manufacturer M3D has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its M3D Pro FDM 3D printer, reaching the $100k target in just two days. The new printer boasts a heated print bed, a build volume of 7 x 7 x 7.5 inches, and a minimum layer height of 25 microns. More

Optomec's 'breakthrough' Aerosol Jet 3D printer can print complex electronics at micron resolution

Aug.17, 2016 - The ability to 3D print in the realm of the microscopic is just as important as printing big things. 3D printing firm Optomec has developed a way to 3D print down to the 100 nanometer level directly onto electronic components. More

Daniel de Bruin's analog 3D printer uses gravity and weights to 3D print beautiful objects

Aug.12, 2016 - Dutch product designer Daniel de Bruin has brought 3D printing back to the artisanal realm with the world's first zero-electricity 3D printer, which relies on the user's own kinetic energy to 3D print. More

NASA-commissioned 3D food printer will now create on-demand pizzas at concerts and sporting events

Aug.10, 2016 - A 3D printer that was originally funded by NASA for astronauts to use in space will instead be used to 3D print pizza at public events. After having its NASA grant axed, the Texas researchers behind the 3D printer formed BeeHex, a company that will use the machine in commercial environments. More

North Korea unveils a new 3D printer that can make bones for surgery and dentistry

Aug.10, 2016 - According to recent footage from the Korean Central Television (KCTV) North Korea seems to have developed a 3D printer with applications in cosmetic surgery and dentistry. The footage marks the first time a functioning 3D printer has been shown on North Korean media. More

Deltabots releases PotterBot V4.5 ceramic 3D printer with 5,500 ml extruder

Aug.9, 2016 - Ceramic 3D printing specialist Deltabots has released the latest 3D printer in its line of 3D PotterBot machines. The $7,800 3D PotterBot V4.5 uses DC servo motors and features a large build envelope and high-volume 5,500 ml extruder. More

Ion Core scales up smart 3D printing with huge industrial-grade Zinter Pro II 3D printer

Aug.8, 2016 - UK-based Ion Core Technology is working hard to scale up smart 3D printing for professional environments with the Zinter Pro II 3D printer, featuring a huge build platform and a fantastic resolution. More

3D printed diamond jewelry could become reality as Lockheed Martin patents futuristic 3D printer

Aug.5, 2016 - US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin has filed a patent for a new kind of 3D printer that could purportedly print objects of virtually any shape out of synthetic diamonds. The machinery would be primarily used to develop items such as drill bits, but could also be used to make customized jewelry. More

Study 3D printing from the inside out with 3D printed educational ULIO 3D printer

Aug.5, 2016 - With the forthcoming ULIO 3D printed 3D printer, which is set to hit Indiegogo next week, students can learn everything about the 3D printing process by building and assembling their very own 3D printer in their classroom. More

Team behind Tattoo 3D printer use industrial robot to Tattoo with even more precision

Aug.5, 2016 - When Charles Hull invented 3D printing in the early 1980s, the idea of tattooing someone with his invention probably hadn't crossed his mind. Fast forward to today, a team of French designers have done just that and more. More

Leapfrog's new Bolt 3D Printer doubles your print speeds with innovative dual-extruder system

Aug.2, 2016 - With so many 3D printers on the market today it's difficult to decide what's best for you. Leapfrog's new Bolt 3D printer is attempting to make that decision easier with a unit packed with all the bells and whistles you can hope for. More

Columbia scientists are developing a 3D food printer that can cook your food

Aug.1, 2016 - While we can try 3D printed foods at a limited number of restaurants, 3D printing has yet to take off within people's home kitchens and has remained relatively niche. A team of researchers and engineers from Columbia University are hoping to change all that by developing a functional home food 3D printer that can print and cook food. More

Blue Eagle Labs returns with new affordable and large volume Metal Delta 3D printer kit

Aug.1, 2016 - Blue Eagle Labs is aiming to repeat their huge 2013 Kickstarter success with their new Metal Delta 3D printer kit, a powerful, all-metal and very affordable desktop 3D printer that can be customized with numerous intriguing upgrades. More

IDC: Japan's 3D printing market worth 34.5 billion yen in 2015 despite decreasing 3D printer sales

Jul.29, 2016 - As a new study by the Japanese branch of The International Data Corporation (IDC) reveals, the Japanese 3D printer market is growing steadily and could double in value between 2015 and 2020, despite decreasing 3D printer sales. More

This brick-laying 3D printer robot can build a house four times faster than a human bricklayer

Jul.28, 2016 - Australian company Fastbrick Robotics is developing a brick-laying 3D printer robot capable of laying up to 1,000 bricks in an hour. The robot, the Hadrian X, is expected to hit the Australian market within the next year. More

ORD Solutions’ RoVa4D Full Color Blender 3D Printer immediate success on Kickstarter

Jul.27, 2016 - Canadian 3D printer developers ORD Solutions is bring unparalleled multi-color 3D printing options to your desktop with the RoVa4D 3D Printer, which blends just five filaments into any other color you desire. More

LCD/LED based uTopiaPrinter widens the door to low-cost DIY SLA 3D printing

Jul.27, 2016 - With a DIY printer market full with filament based printers, it's a nice change of pace to see the uTopiaPrinter, a low-cost LCD/UV LED based SLA option, make its way further along through its development cycle. More

Revolutionary Chinese all-in-one casting and forging metal 3D printer used for stealth jet fighters

Jul.25, 2016 - The paradigm-shifting all-in one Micro Forging & Casting Sync Composite Device 3D printer is being used to produce critical parts for China's fifth generation fighter jets, including the stealthy Chengdu J-20 and the Shenyang J-31. More

EU meeting identifies 3D printing as key technology for economic growth

Jul.20, 2016 - The Informal Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Competitiveness, an event organized as part of the Slovak presidency of the EU Council in Bratislava, has recognized 3D printing as a key technology in the digital economy and discussed, among other topics, quality standards in the industry. More

Rize steps out of shadows with completely post-processing free Rize One industrial 3D printer

Jul.20, 2016 - Boston-based startup Rize has just unveiled the Rize One 3D printer, the first industrial 3D printer that doesn't need any post-processing work at all. More

Kickstarter for Versa3D all-in-one 3D printer, CNC mill, laser cutter launches today

Jul.18, 2016 - CreateAll, a 3D printing startup based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is today launching a Kickstarter campaign for Versa3D, an easy-to-use desktop fabrication machine with 3D printing, CNC milling, and laser cutting capabilities. Early bird backers can secure the complete version of the machine for $3,499. More

Gigantic The Box 3D printer revealed with 2.5 m3 build volume, 1200 mm/sec 3D print speeds

Jul.18, 2016 - Swedish startup BLB Industries is challenging FDM 3D printing conventions with its new The Box 3D printer prototype, one of the largest and fastest 3D printers in the world with a build size of 1500x1100x1500 mm and an extrusion speed of up to 6 kg per hour. More

Global 3D printing market up +9% in Q1’16, expected to reach $18.4 billion by 2020

Jul.18, 2016 - CONTEXT has just published its latest figures for the global 3D printing industry, which comprises of of 3D printers, materials, and services. Their report, which forecasts a growth in the overall industry from $4.1 billion in 2015 to $18.4 billion in 2020, also indicates a rise in 3D printer shipments of +9% in Quarter 1 2016 since last year. More

New LOCOOP Y 3D printer brings highly reliable Original Delta tech to your desktop

Jul.15, 2016 - Korean engineers are bringing the highly reliable Original Delta technology, which is widely used in industrial production, to 3D printing with their new LOCOOP Y 3D printer which has just launched on Indiegogo. More

The Renegade 3D-printing pen turns recycled plastic bottles and bags into art

Jul.14, 2016 - A Kickstarter campaign has been launched for a new 3D printing pen that has the potential to put your mind at ease in regards to wasted plastic filaments. The new pen, called Renegade, has been designed to extrude melted plastic, just like other 3D printing pens, but rather than use store bought filaments, it uses plastic bottles, bags, and files. More

Russia's Ural Federal University demonstrates 3D printing robot, announces partnerships in China

Jul.13, 2016 - The Ural Federal University, based in Yekaterinburg, Russia, has demonstrated a robotic 3D printing'machine at Innoprom 2016, a trade show taking place in Yekaterinburg. The university has also signed two agreements to develop additive manufacturing technology with Chinese partners. More

Rosatom unveils Russia's first domestic metal 3D printing system

Jul.13, 2016 - Russian State Corporation Rosatom has just unveiled the nation's first domestic metal 3D printing system. The additive manufacturing machine was presented at International Industrial Trade Fair Innoprom 2016, which is being hosted in Yekaterinburg, Russia. More

XYZprinting's $549.95 da Vinci Jr 1.0 3-in-1 3D printer & $49.95 da Vinci 3D pen now available

Jul.13, 2016 - Taiwanese accessible 3D printer specialists XYZprinting have just made two new entry-level making tools available, the multipurpose 3-in-1 3D printer, 3D scanner and laser engraver, and the da Vinci 3D pen, which should make 3D printing more accessible and open than ever before. More

Casio is developing a 2.5D printer for 3D printing braille and tactile patterns onto paper

Jul.11, 2016 - Japanese electronics company Casio is developing what they call 2.5D printing technology. The 2.5D printer is capable of embossing paper using a novel heat-reliant process and could be used to print tactile and dynamic learning documents for the visually impaired. More

OMNI3D's Factory 2.0 industrial FFF 3D printer now available

Jul.5, 2016 - OMNI3D, a Polish manufacturer of 3D printers, has launched its latest model: the Factory 2.0 Production System. The €22,900 printer, showcased last month at the Innovations Technologies Machines fair in Poznan, promises operating costs 'up to 5 times lower' than other industrial solutions. More

Big, bigger biggest: huge 3D printers in action at Additive Manufacturing Europe in Amsterdam

Jul.4, 2016 - Additive Manufacturing Europe 2016 was home to a remarkable number of very large-scale or tall 3D printers, big enough to 3D print furniture, architectural models or even full-sized 3D selfies, and looked at the biggest of them. More

BAE Systems reveals plans for Chemputer 3D printer that chemically grows military drones

Jul.4, 2016 - British defense contractor BAE Systems has revealed that they are developing a Chemputer 3D printer with University of Glasgow researchers, which could be used to chemically grow bespoke military drones in laboratories. More

New and improved Indmatec PEEK 3D printer coming in January 2017

Jul.1, 2016 - Indmatec's German pioneers of the industrial-strength PEEK filament revealed a prototype of a new Indmatec PEEK 3D printer at Additive Manufacturing Europe in Amsterdam, which should make the 3D printing of PEEK easier than ever before. More

3DPandoras multi-color gypsum 3D printer now available in Europe through 3Dee

Jul.1, 2016 - Belgian 3D printing service providers 3Dee has begun distributing the Taiwanese 3DPandoras multi-color gypsum 3D printer in Europe, a multi-color gypsum 3D printer that is far more cost-effective than competitive models. More

TRUMPF steals show with TruPrint 1000 metal 3D printer in Amsterdam

Jul.1, 2016 - German engineering specialists TRUMPF stole the show at Additive Manufacturing Europe 2016 in Amsterdam this week with their TruPrint 1000, a new industrial-grade metal 3D printer that relies on laser metal fusion technology. More

Pollen’s ‘Pam’ multi-material pellet 3D printer offers 40 μm precision for €8,000

Jun.30, 2016 - Pollen, a French additive manufacturing startup, has unveiled Pam, its multi-material delta 3D printer which uses pellets instead of traditional filament spools. The 3D printer, which has a resolution of up to 40 μm, is available for preorder at €8,000 ($9,000). More

Aether 1 $9,000 3D Bio-Printer impresses with beautiful time-lapse video demonstration

Jun.30, 2016 - 3D bio-printing will almost certainly have a big role to plan as the technology matures. The Aether 1 sub-$9,000 3D Printer showcases what it is capable of in an early beta-unit demonstration video. More

The most interesting 3D printers introduced at Additive Manufacturing Europe 2016

Jun.30, 2016 - Several of the most anticipated desktop 3D printers were present Additive Manufacturing Europe 2016, including the Zortrax M300, the Leapfrog Bolt and the Sharebot Voyager Warp DLP 3D printer. More

XYZprinting announces $229 da Vinci miniMaker designed for schools and education

Jun.29, 2016 - 3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting announced today the company's first education-focused 3D printer, the da Vinci miniMaker, a beginner-friendly 3D printer designed for STEAM education. More

WACKER to unveil world's first industrial silicone 3D printer at K 2016 Trade Fair in October

Jun.28, 2016 - German chemical company WACKER has just announced that they will be unveiling the world's first industrial silicone 3D printer at the K 2016 Trade Fair in D'sseldorf in October. More

Zortrax reveals bigger and better M300 3D printer in Amsterdam

Jun.28, 2016 - Zortrax has just unveiled the M300 3D printer at Additive Manufacturing Europe 2016 Expo in Amsterdam, the larger and improved successor to the critically acclaimed M200 3D printer. More

Sharebot launches Voyager Warp jewelry DLP 3D Printer, '8-times faster 3D Printing'

Jun.28, 2016 - Italian based Sharebot is expanding its 3D printer repertoire once again with today's announcement of the lightning quick Voyager Warp castable resin jewelry focused DLP 3D printer. More

Ricoh makes metal injection molding obsolete with new highly efficient metal 3D printer

Jun.24, 2016 - At the Design & Manufacturing Solutions Exhibition in Tokyo, Japanese technology developer Ricoh unveiled a new metal 3D printer that is comparable to metal injection molding, but far more efficient in its material use. More

OESH Shoes to develop pellet-based shoe 3D printers with National Science Foundation grant

Jun.24, 2016 - 3D printed footwear pioneer OESH Shoes has just received a grant from the National Science Foundation to develop low-cost pellet-based 3D printers that can be used for large-scale footwear production. More

Italian company purchases massive concrete 3D Printers 1063 from Swiss manufacturer Imprimere AG

Jun.24, 2016 - For 3D printing to really take off across the board, some of the more out-there advancements in the technology need to gain commercial traction. The sale of two massive 1063 concrete 3D printers by Swiss company Imprimere AG is a great start. More

M3D targets advanced users with $500 M3D Pro 3D printer, just unveiled at CE Week 2016

Jun.21, 2016 - M3D is following up on their Micro's budget 3D printing success with the M3D Pro 3D printer, featuring more advanced properties for experienced users while staying accessible and competitively priced. More

The next step in self-replicating 3D printers? Dollo 3D claims to be 'more printable' than a RepRap

Jun.20, 2016 - Father-and-son 3D printing startup Dollo 3D has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Dollo 3D printer, a self-replicating machine that uses fewer off-the-shelf components than a RepRap. For $250, backers can secure all the necessary electronics to build their own. More

Alex Le Roux 3D prints livable concrete structure 'Tiny House' in just 24 hours

Jun.20, 2016 - Concrete 3D printing developer Alex Le Roux has just completed the first 3D printed livable structure in the US, using his custom V2 Vesta 3D printer. More

17-year old gives away DIY instructions for working low-cost SLS 3D printer

Jun.18, 2016 - Out of all the 3D print technologies, SLS is the one that has yet to reliably breach the low-cost market place. A 17 year old instructables user is helping to change that with his very own sub-$1000 SLS 3D printer More

MiiCraft reveals details of large volume MiiCraft 125 series DLP 3D printer

Jun.17, 2016 - Taiwanese DLP 3D printer developer MiiCraft has just released the MiiCraft 125 series 3D printer, a high-resolution 3D printer with a large build volume that is open to any type of third party resins. More

Zhuhai CTC Electronic teams with ROKIT Korea to jointly develop desktop SLA 3D bio-printer

Jun.15, 2016 - Zhuhai CTC Electronic Co., Ltd (CTC), a Chinese 3D printer manufacturer, has signed a technical cooperation agreement with ROKIT, South Korea's largest 3D printing enterprise, to jointly develop a next-generation desktop SLA 3D bio-printer that will use CTC Electronic's RiverOS operating system. More

Maker's Tool Works unveils US made industrial-grade MTW Create 3D Printer

Jun.15, 2016 - American fabrications supply company Maker's Tool Works has just released its latest product: the MTW Create industrial-grade 3D printer. The 3D printer, which can be bought either fully assembled or as a DIY kit, offers a number of upgrades from MTW's previous machines. More

Cosine Additive to develop ultrafast large-scale AM1 3D printer in partnership with ORNL

Jun.15, 2016 - Cosine Additive LLC, the 3D printer manufacturer behind the Additive Manufacturing 1 (AM1) 3D printer, has partnered with the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to further develop the AM1's innovative additive manufacturing platform. More

IDC forecasts U.S. 3D printer shipments to grow at CAGR of over 16% by 2020

Jun.13, 2016 - The IDC's latest report details the growth and expected growth of U.S. 3D printer shipments. According to the report, 3D printer shipments within the United States are expected to grow at a CAGR of 16% from now until 2020. More

Russian team to launch carbon-reinforced 3D printer for satellite parts on ISS

Jun.13, 2016 - A joint team of Russian researchers from the Skolkovo Foundation and Moscow Polytechnic University are developing a 3D printer for use on the ISS. The 3D printer will be capable of printing with carbon fiber reinforced plastic, for stronger more durable parts. More

Choc Edge announces Wi-Fi and drawing app upgrades for Choc Creator 2.0+ 3D printer

Jun.13, 2016 - The British chocolate 3D printing experts from Choc Edge have just announced Wi-Fi and drawing app upgrades for Choc Creator 2.0+ 3D printer, all designed to make use in kitchens even easier. More

Aldric Negrier launches low-cost steel-framed RGB STEEL 3D printer with color-mixing capacity

Jun.11, 2016 - Portuguese RepRap veteran Aldric Negrier has just launched a DIY kit for the steel-framed RGB STEEL 3D printer with color-mixing capacity, which can be built for less than $400. More

Large-scale 3D printing with paper: Highcon previews Shape 3D machine, set for 2019 release

Jun.10, 2016 - Highcon, an Israeli provider of digital cutting and creasing solutions, has previewed its forthcoming Shape 3D machine at drupa 2016 in D'sseldorf, Germany. The machine, scheduled for release in 2019, will use Rapid Layer Manufacturing Technology to create large-scale '3D printed' paper objects. More

Universe Architecture & BAM unveil 3D BUILDER freeform concrete 3D printer to make 'Endless' house

Jun.9, 2016 - Construction specialists BAM and Universe Architecture have just launched their 3D BUILDER, a freeform construction 3D printer that combines robotic arms with natural building materials, at FabCity in Amsterdam. More

Best 3D Printer 2016: the 3D Printer Buyer's Guide

Jun.8, 2016 - We've rounded up some of the most highly reviewed and most coveted consumer 3D printers in 2016, including sub-$500 models, SLA 3D printers, newcomers and award-winning standbys. More

Make your own clothes with Kniterate, 'the 3D printer for knitwear'

Jun.8, 2016 - London-based startup Kniterate has developed what is being referred to as the '3D printer for knitwear', a technology that will allow consumers to easily and efficiently create their own clothing and textile accessories through a design software and a knitting machine. More

Thirteen Axiom 3D printers intended for schools stolen from Airwolf 3D warehouse

Jun.8, 2016 - Last Sunday, two criminals broke into the Airwolf 3D warehouse in Southern California and stole thirteen Axiom 3D printers that were ready to be shipped to local schools for a summer program aiming to get kids interested in STEM. More

Kudo3D announces its second generation wifi enabled Titan 2 SLA-DLP 3D printer

Jun.8, 2016 - In an effort to keep ahead of the competition 3D printer manufacturer Kudo3D has announced the second generation version of their flagship Titan 2 3D printer. This versions comes fully assembled with wifi enabled browser enabled features that should be enough to keep them in in range for best-in-class. More

Every Hungarian school to get 3D printer within three years through 3DTECH program

Jun.7, 2016 - Hungarian 3D printing initiative 3DTECH in Schools has just teamed up with CrafUnique and Leopoly, and is aiming to bring 3D printing technology to every school in Hungary within the next three years. More

EnvisionTEC launches 'game changer' cDLM tech capable of 3D printing castable jewelry in minutes

Jun.3, 2016 - Just two weeks after launching its SLCOM 1 for 3D printing woven fiber composite parts, EnvisionTEC has today unveiled another patented new breakthrough technology, cDLM or Continuous Digital Light Manufacturing, at the JCK Las Vegas tradeshow.' More

MakerBot look-a-like 3D printer advertised at North Korean trade show

Jun.3, 2016 - It seems like 3D printing has even reached the most secluded place on the planet, as a MakerBot look-a-like 3D printer was recently advertised at a North Korean trade show. More

Canadian company seeking funds to develop Braille friendly 3D printer for the visually impaired

Jun.2, 2016 - 3D printing has been an undeniable boon to the visually impaired community. Now, a small company from Windsor, Ontario is hoping to expand the possibilities of 3D printing for the blind by developing a 3D printer specifically designed for printing braille onto 3D objects. More

MIT researchers develop xPrint, an open-source modular bio and smart material ready printer

Jun.2, 2016 - Machines often have very specific purposes that limit their potential. The modular approach to the xPrint smart-liquid printer being developed at MIT allows for many applications under one umbrella. More

$8,999 Voxel8 Developer's Kit 3D printer now shipping

Jun.1, 2016 - Voxel8, the 3D printing enterprise spearheaded by Harvard professor Jennifer A. Lewis, has started shipping its Developer's Kit 3D printer, with Google ATAP set to be one of the first recipients. The modular 3D printer is, for a limited time only, still available at the pre-order price of $8,999. More

Researchers hack MakerBot 3D printer to develop advanced breast cancer diagnosis methods

Jun.1, 2016 - A recently awarded research grant of $800,000 from the U.S. CDMRP will help a team of researchers from Pitt and Carnegie Mellon universities use a hacked MakerBot 3D printer to improve the diagnosis and surgical treatment decision of breast cancer worldwide. More

nScrypt and NovaCentrix hybrid 3D printer named winner of 2016 Innovations Auditions

May.31, 2016 - nScrypt and NovaCentrix's novel 3D printing system for creating complex electronics has been awarded top prize at this year's RAPID Innovations Auditions competition. More

SugarCUB3D, the food 3D printer that is helping kids learn basic programming

May.30, 2016 - 3D printing technologies have been used in a number of innovative ways to get kids excited about STEM education. Recently, a team of students from the University of Illinois have found another, dare I say delicious, way of teaching kids about 3D printing and basic programming concepts through their Computer Science senior project, SugarCUB3D.' More

INPRO FIRST unveils INCUBE3D Start DLP 3D printer, available for €899

May.29, 2016 - INPRO FIRST has unveiled its first open-source DLP 3D printer, the INCUBE3D Start. The printer, which has a build volume of 140mm x 80mm x 170mm, is available both as a kit (€899 - €1,499) and a finished unit (€1,899, starting August). More

BCN3D Technologies releases open source files for BCN3D Sigma 3D printer

May.27, 2016 - Recently, Barcelona based 3D printer developer BCN3D Technologies decided to further embrace the additive manufacturing open-source philosophy with their latest initiative, Open Source 360º. As part of the initiative, the company has announced that it will share all of its engineering, design, and fabrication information used in the manufacturing of their flagship product, the BCN3D Sigma 3D printer. More

Repurposing Portland Stone Waste with the Novi 3D Printer

May.27, 2016 - Jack Biltcliffe, in collaboration with ASTUDIO and the Portland Sculpture and Quarry Trust, developed Novi, a 3D printing mechanism designed from the ground up to work with the extrusion of limestone slurry. The project is an effort to repurpose limestone quarry waste. More

Nano Dimension and Accellta partner to create high-speed 3D printer for stem cells

May.25, 2016 - 3D printing electronics company Nano Dimension has partnered with biotech firm Accellta to create a high-speed, high-precision 3D bioprinter for stem cells. The companies have just announced they have successfully lab-tested a proof of concept for the 3D bioprinter, which could have a big impact on the industry. More

Leapfrog XceL 3D printer jumps higher than most with 530 x 500 x 2300mm build area

May.24, 2016 - Leapfrog, a Netherlands-based 3D printer manufacturer, has launched its XceL 3D printer, a large-format machine with a build area of up to 530 x 500 x 2300mm. The XceL features a closed environment and dual extrusion system, and can be controlled via smartphone. More

Photocentric brings down resin 3D printing costs with LCD-powered Liquid Crystal 3D printer

May.23, 2016 - UK-based Photocentric has developed a new resin 3D printing technology called Daylight Polymer Printing, which uses LCD screens as light sources to keep hardware costs as low as possible. More

Magic Candy Factory 3D printer to make US debut at Dylan's Candy Bar stores this month

May.20, 2016 - Katjes Fassin, the confectionary supplier behind the Magic Candy Factory 3D printer, is bringing its candy-printing box of tricks to American shores. Katjes has teamed up with Dylan's Candy Bar, which will set up the candy 3D printer in select stores this month. Online sales will commence in June. More

Long-awaited Printrbot Simple v2 3D printer now available for pre-order, shipping in July

May.19, 2016 - Printrbot's Brook Drumm has just shared a sneak preview of the forthcoming Printrbot Simple v2 3D printer, which is now available for pre-order with shipping set to start in July. More

EnvisionTEC reveals SLCOM 1 for 3D printing woven fiber composite parts

May.18, 2016 - EnvisionTEC announced the launch of the SLCOM 1 industrial composite 3D printer for industrial manufacturing of composite materials, employing a new patent pending process known as Selective Lamination Composite Object Manufacturing (SLCOM). More

101Hero, world's cheapest 3D printer on Kickstarter for $49

May.18, 2016 - What could be the cheapest 3D printer on the market, the 101Hero, has just launched on Kickstarter. The campaign, which has already reached over 80% of its funding in one day, is offering the 101Hero 3D printer for as little as $49. More

Josef Prusa unveils $699 Original Prusa i3 MK2 3D printer

May.17, 2016 - Prusa Research, the Czech 3D printer manufacturer behind the Prusa line of RepRap 3D printers, has unveiled its latest model: the Original Prusa i3 MK2. The kit is available for preorder at $699, with shipping due to begin May 18. More

HP begins selling Jet Fusion 3D printer, 'ten times faster, half the cost' of current systems

May.17, 2016 - HP, the legal successor of printing giant Hewlett-Packard, today unveiled its first ever 3D printing system, the HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solution. The new machine can purportedly create parts up to 10 times faster than current 3D printing systems, and at half the cost. More

High speed, high accuracy Integrator DLP 3D printer by CRAFT3D hits Kickstarter

May.17, 2016 - South Korean-American startup CRAFT3D has just launched their very appealing Integrator DLP 3D printer on Kickstarter, a high-speed SLA-DLP model capable of realizing a 25 micron X and Y resolution. More

Prodways unveils ProMaker P1000, first industrial laser sintering 3D printer at under €100K

May.17, 2016 - Prodways, ProMaker P1000, Groupe Gorgé, industrial laser sintering 3D printer, PA6 laser sintering powder More

Ricoh's first branded high-end 3D printer AM S5500P now available in Europe

May.17, 2016 - Ricoh's first branded high-end 3D printer is available now in Europe. As announced by Ricoh last year, the powerful RICOH AM S5500P 3D printer is capable of working with a wide range of polymers and powders and has been especially designed to manufacture large, highly detailed and functional objects in a single piece. More

Delta force: SeeMeCNC ERIS Delta 3D printer available for $549

May.16, 2016 - SeeMeCNC, a 3D printing startup based in Goshen, Indiana, has announced that its new ERIS Delta 3D printer is in production and available to order in limited quantities. The FFF machine, first seen at CES 2015, is currently available at a reduced price of $549. More

Leapfrog shares sneak preview of forthcoming dual-headed Bolt 3D printer

May.16, 2016 - Dutch 3D printer manufacturers Leapfrog have just shared an exciting sneak preview for the forthcoming Bolt Leapfrog 3D printer, featuring a dual 3D print heads, a very large build space and a custom software platform. More

Sleek XOCO 3D chocolate printer lets you see your chocolate as it prints

May.15, 2016 - Dutch design studio Michiel Cornelissen Ontwerp has developed a concept chocolate 3D printer called the XOCO. The confectionary 3D printer was designed to fit seamlessly and stylishly into kitchen and food spaces. More

Custom-made pasta: Italian cuisine giant Barilla unveils pasta 3D printer

May.11, 2016 - The world's leading pasta producer Barilla has just unveiled their latest prototype of their pasta 3D printer at CIBUS 2016, a cartridge-based machine that can 3D print four unique pasta shapes in just two minutes. More

As simple as Legos: truly user-friendly low-budget Anvil 3D printer hits Kickstarter

May.11, 2016 - The Shanghai-based startup Anvil Electronic Technology has just brought the truly user-friendly and accessible Anvil 3D printer to Kickstarter, complete with automatic filament loading system and design software that is as simple as playing with Legos. More

TU Wien researchers combine laser and DLP tech in new high-viscosity polymer 3D printer

May.10, 2016 - Researchers from the Technical University of Vienna (TU Wien) have just revealed an interesting new 3D printing platform that can 3D print high-viscosity polymers with excellent material properties, and that combines the efficiency of DLP 3D printing with laser precision for an optimal resolution. More

MakerBot 3D Printer makes TIME Magazine's list of most influential tech gadgets of all time

May.7, 2016 - 3D printing technology, as represented by the MakerBot Replicator, has made TIME Magazine's list of the most influential gadgets of all time. Yet what this says about the state of consumer 3D printing goes beyond MakerBot alone. More

WNLO unveils China's largest SLM 3D printer for production of metal parts

May.6, 2016 - Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics recently unveiled its large-scale selective laser melting 3D printer. The company has also announced that its breakthrough machine has been certified by the Achievements Identification of Science and Technology Department of Hubei Province. More

Japan's first 5-axis hybrid 3D printer could do away with supports

May.4, 2016 - Japanese company, ENOMOTO Kogyo, has developed what is reported to be Japan's first 5-axis hybrid 3D printer, capable of not only 3D printing objects in many directions, but also CNC milling them for a smooth finish. The hybrid 3D printer has a projected release date for 2017. More

New 3Doodler Create 3D printing pen promises versatility and style for $99

May.3, 2016 - WobbleWorks, the company behind the 3Doodler'3D printing pen, has released its latest and most versatile model: the 3Doodler Create. The new 3D printing pen incorporates 'hundreds of refinements' and replaces the 3Doodler 2.0. More

Finland's Planmeca launches Creo 3D printer for dental professionals

May.3, 2016 - Finnish healthcare firm Planmeca has launched the Planmeca Creo, a DLP 3D printer designed for dental professionals to create custom, high-quality implants, molds and surgical guides. More

Aleph Objects unveils $2,500 LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printer

May.3, 2016 - Popular 3D printer manufacturer Aleph Objects has unveiled its latest machine in the LulzBot product line: the LulzBot TAZ 6. The TAZ 6 features a large build volume of 280mm x 280mm x 250mm (11.02' x 11.02' x 9.8') and a layer thickness of 0.05mm - 0.5mm (0.002' - 0.02'). More

Mayku FormBox plastics factory brings mold making to the masses through Kickstarter

May.3, 2016 - British startup Mayku has just launched the FormBox, their first desktop mini factory, which can produce high quality molds of any 3D printed item in a matter of seconds. More

3D printer helps create aBioBot, an open source pipetting robot designed to speed up science

May.1, 2016 - BioTech startup aBioBot has designed a liquid handling robot based on a modified 3D printer that can intelligently automate and adapt lab processes. By eliminating repetition and errors, aBioBot hopes to shorten the time between scientific discoveries. More

Low-cost 3D printer market to generate more than $4B in revenue by 2021, SmarTech predicts

Apr.27, 2016 - According to 3D printing market analysists SmarTech Markets Publishing, the low-cost 3D printer market could generate more than $4 billion in revenue by 2021, with $2.3 billion coming from hardware alone. More

Lenovo moves into Chinese 3D printer market with XiaoXin L20 smart 3D printer

Apr.26, 2016 - Chinese electronics developer Lenovo has just revealed their very own XiaoXin L20 smart 3D printer, signaling their first move into the very competitive Chinese 3D printing market. More

Highly accurate, laser guided industrial robot developed by Spanish researchers

Apr.22, 2016 - A team of scientists from the AITIIP research lab in Zaragoza, Spain have developed a large-scale laser guided industrial robot capable of extreme accuracy. They hope to one day turn the large robotic arm into a large-scale industrial 3D printer. More

Funplay DIY: a make-it-yourself SLA 3D printer for just $1,200, coming soon on indiegogo

Apr.21, 2016 - Taiwanese 3D printer manufacturer 3D Dream Workshop will soon be releasing the Funplay DIY-Crystal, a $1,200 SLA 3D printer kit that lets users adjust the laser strength and exposure time, and works with multiple resin brands. More

Uni Technology targets young kids with accessible MagiTools 3D printer kit

Apr.20, 2016 - Chinese 3D printer manufacturers Uni Technology have just unveiled the MagiTools DIY 3D printer assembly kit, a safe and educational tool specifically developed for children. More

The 'Guided Hand' robot arm can turn your 3D printed pen messes into art

Apr.20, 2016 - For those who are looking to invest in a 3D printing pen, or for those who have struggled to master the precise art of the handheld additive manufacturing device, there is a new technology in development that could be the answer to your 3D printing artistic challenges: the Guided Hand project, created by Yeliz Karadayi. More

China reveals more details of its first zero-gravity 3D printer

Apr.20, 2016 - CIGIT deputy director Duan Xuanming has just revealed a lot more about their successful tests with China's first zero-gravity 3D printer, and argued that it has already laid the foundations for a new space station that is to be built in 2020. More

Sturdy and high volume Polygon Delta 3D Printer to hit Kickstarter for just $500

Apr.19, 2016 - Veteran Pittsburgh maker Billy Zelsnack is set to launch a Kickstarter campaign for his Polygon Delta 3D Printer kit, an excellent sturdy and high volume 3D printer that costs just $500. More

Affordable and fast AVOC 3D printer launches on Indiegogo for as little as $139

Apr.19, 2016 - A Budapest, Hungary-based startup has just announced the AVOC 3D printer: a new, affordable, and fast printing desktop 3D printer. The 3D printer is being crowdfunded through an Indiegogo campaign. More

Roboze launches low-cost PEEK, PEI Roboze One+400 FDM 3D printer

Apr.18, 2016 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze today announced the immediate commercial availability of its Roboze One+400 FDM 3D printer. The low-cost, belt-free machine is compatible with 12 3D printing materials, including PEEK and PEI, and boasts a maximum extrusion temperature of 400'C. More

WASP to release DeltaWASP Pellet 3D Printer capable of making objects up to 1m large

Apr.18, 2016 - For the most part, 3D printers only affordably print objects that can fit in your hand. Italian based 3D printer developer WASP uses a pellet feeding system for their DeltaWASP Pellet 3D Printer to allow for huge prints without breaking the bank. More

Ministry of Supply's 3D knitted Seamless Jacket brings additive manufacturing to menswear

Apr.15, 2016 - Boston based menswear brand, Ministry of Supply, unveiled its most recent garment, a entirely additively manufactured Seamless Jacket. The smart looking piece of apparel was manufactured using a 3D Robotic Knitting process, which allows the garment to be made as one single piece. More

Researchers develop 3D bioprinting system that uses a light projector you can buy from Walmart

Apr.14, 2016 - Researchers from the University of British Columbia have developed a new kind of biological ink which can be used to 3D print human tissue. The newly-developed compound reacts with normal light, as opposed to UV light, making it safer and cheaper than current alternatives. More

ZMorph unveils ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer, capable of 3D printing, CNC milling and laser cutting

Apr.14, 2016 - Polish 3D printer manufacturer ZMorph has announced the release of their brand new model, the ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer, which combines 3D printing, CNC milling, and laser engraving technologies, along with a number of other new features. More

Brooklyn 3D printer company gCreate updates gMax 1.5+ and 1.5 XT+ 3D printers

Apr.13, 2016 - Brooklyn-based 3D printer manufacturer gCreate has released advanced upgrades for its gMax 1.5+ and gMax 1.5 XT+ Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) / Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) 3D printers. Upgrades include a 16' x 16' dual zone heated print bed and 'BLTouch' auto-bed leveling sensor. More

Ultimaker 2+ now available in Apple webstores in 19 European countries

Apr.13, 2016 - Dutch 3D printer manufacturers have signed a reselling deal with Apple, which is currently selling the flagship Ultimaker 2+ 3D printer in their webstores for 19 different European already. More

First 3D printing restaurant begins world tour in Venlo, Netherlands

Apr.11, 2016 - Dutch 3D printer manufacturer byFlow is exhibiting its pop-up 3D printing restaurant in Venlo, Netherlands, as it prepares to take the culinary project on a world tour. The restaurant, called 'Food Ink.', was first set up in London. More

3D Systems shows off Figure 4 robotic SLA 3D printing production line SLAbot-2 at AMUG

Apr.6, 2016 - At the ongoing AMUG 3D printing convention in St. Louis, 3D printing pioneers 3D Systems showed off what could be the future of 3D printing production: the SLAbot-2 robotic production line, based on Chuck Hull's Figure 4 3D printing technology. More

ROKIT sheds more light on upcoming Edison Invivo 3D bioprinter, announces multi-material Stealth 300 3D printer

Apr.6, 2016 - South Korean 3D printer manufacturers have just shed more light on their very flexible and low-cost Edison Invivo 3D bioprinter, while also announcing the new multi-material Stealth 300 3D printer which can 3D print up to three different materials using a single nozzle. More

Desktop 3D printer sales up 22%, continue to lead global market as industrial 3D printer shipments drop

Apr.6, 2016 - A recent market report has indicated that worldwide shipments of desktop and industrial 3D printers rose 19% in Q4 2015, with desktop 3D printers accounting for a full 96% of all units shipped. More

Ilios unveils €1989 foldable Ilios Beam SLA 3D printer

Apr.5, 2016 - Cypriot 3D printer manufacturer Ilios has unveiled its new SLA 3D printer: the Ilios Beam. The company is withholding images of the foldable 3D printer, which is available to preorder for €1989, until nearer the shipping date. More

Stratasys' new J750 3D Printer can make multi-material parts in full color & in a single print

Apr.4, 2016 - 3D printing giants Stratasys have just revealed the potentially market-disrupting J750 3D printer, a perfect design tool that is twice as quick as existing Stratasys polyjet 3D printers, can 3D print up to six materials simultaneously and features thousands of multi-color options. More

Handheld 3D printing BioPen can 'draw' human stem cells for cartilage repair

Apr.1, 2016 - The BioPen, a breakthrough 3D printing medical device, allows surgeons to sculpt customized 3D cartilage implants made from live stem cells and a hydrogel bioink, allowing damaged tissue to regenerate directly inside the patient. More

Carbon releases the M1, first commercial CLIP based 3D printer

Apr.1, 2016 - Industrial 3D printing company Carbon (formerly Carbon3D) has just today unveiled its first commercial 3D printer, the M1, along with seven new proprietary resin materials. More

Dremel unveils 2nd generation Idea Builder 3D40 3D printer to boost STEM education

Mar.31, 2016 - Dremel has today unveiled the second generation of its Idea Builder 3D40 plug-and-play 3D printer. Designed specifically for use in the classroom, the Dremel Idea Builder 3D40 includes several key upgrades to help expand STEM and 3D printing education. More

Zhuhai CTC Electronic launches 'Walnut' SLM 3D printer range

Mar.30, 2016 - Zhuhai CTC Electronic Co., Ltd (CTC), a Chinese 3D printer manufacturer, has announced the release of its new 'Walnut' range of selective laser melting (SLM) industry-grade metal 3D printers. The company is the first in China to build a dot-scan 3D operating system without imported components. More

HyVision unveils two new 3D printers: FFF 'Cubicon Single Plus', DLP 'Cubicon Lux'

Mar.30, 2016 - Korean 3D printer manufacturer HyVision has unveiled two new 3D printer models: the Cubicon Single Plus, a Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) industrial grade machine; and the Cubicon Lux, the company's first Digital Light Processing (DLP) 3D printer. Overseas shipping on both will begin in Q3 2016. More

IDC report shows China's 3D printer market still dominated by foreign companies

Mar.30, 2016 - The IDC has published a report that analyzes the Chinese 3D printer industry and its key players. The report shows that while China's 3D printing market continues to be dominated by foreign brands, its own local vendors and 3D printing companies beginning to catching up. More

Slash LED SLA 3D printer launched on Kickstarter, offers 50x faster print speeds

Mar.30, 2016 - When it comes to 3D printers, speed, volume and cost have always been major obstacles to mass-adoption. The SLASH LED based SLA 3D printer that just launched on Kickstarter addresses it all with new-in-class design innovations. More

DO3D introduces multidirectional 3D printing with MAP technology and SquareWave 3D printer

Mar.29, 2016 - DO3D has announced a patent-pending multidirectional additive manufacturing technology (MAP) that promises to improve 3D printing speeds by 200% or more by 3D printing objects from two directions at the same time. More

Andrew 'Bunnie" Huang tears down Form 2 3D printer, reveals stunning internal craftsmanship

Mar.25, 2016 - Hardware guru Andrew 'Bunnie" Huang has performed a complete teardown of Formlabs' Form 2 SLA 3D printer, detailing his findings in a blog post. Huang carried out a similarly thorough inspection of the Form 1 back in 2013. More

YSoft be3D launches eDee networked 3D printer for education

Mar.22, 2016 - YSoft has unveiled the YSoft be3D eDee 3D printer, a fully automated desktop 3D printer integrated with YSoft SafeQ's print management software that will allow educational institutes to track and manage both 2D and 3D printers across campus networks. More

New Aether 1 3D multi-extruder bioprinter boldly announces its arrival

Mar.21, 2016 - The upcoming Aether 1 3D bioprinter is an low-cost, 8-syringe 3D bioprinter, laser engraver, CNC milling machine, food printer, electronics printer, and more that promises to re-define what users can do with a 3D printer. More

NASA to send second 3D printer into space & set its Cygnus spacecraft on fire

Mar.18, 2016 - Orbital ATK, a NASA commercial provider, will launch its fifth mission to the International Space Station on March 22, bringing with it a second generation portable onboard 3D printer. The Orbital Cygnus spacecraft will then set itself on fire, allowing NASA to observe how fire behaves in space. More

Noura Imprinting Layers Industries launches Iran's first SLM metal 3D printer

Mar.18, 2016 - Noura Imprinting Layers Industries (NILI) has developed and launched the SLM-M100, Iran's first Selective Laser Melting metal 3D printer. More

Dolomite’s Fluidic Factory 3D prints Microfluidic Chips for as little as $1 per piece

Mar.16, 2016 - Dolomite, one of the world's leading companies specializing in the design and manufacturing of microfluidic devices and systems, has just released its latest product: a fluidics 3D printer, capable of easily and affordably manufacturing microfluidic chips. More

The $99 OLO box turns your smartphone into a DLP 3D printer, coming to Kickstarter on March 21st

Mar.16, 2016 - The very eagerly awaited $99 OLO DLP resin 3D printer, which replaces expensive light sources with your smartphone, will finally hit Kickstarter on 21 March. More

Sharebot to unveil large A3 format Sharebot Q 3D printer at MECSPE Fair in Italy

Mar.15, 2016 - Italian 3D printer developers Sharebot have just revealed that they will unveil their newest large A3 format Sharebot Q 3D printer, with magnetically heated print bed, at the MECSPE Fair in Parma, Italy. More

Ouring unveils low-budget 3DTalk MINI and voice-controlled 3DTalk T-Real II 3D printers

Mar.11, 2016 - Chinese 3D printing startup Ouring has just unveiled two interesting machines at the TCT Asia convention, including the low-budget 3DTalk MINI with interchangeable printheads, and the impressive voice-controlled industrial 3DTalk T-Real II 3D printer. More

Autodesk shares tips on speeding up Ember resin 3D printer up to 440mm per hour, or 24x faster

Mar.10, 2016 - With a new tutorial, Autodesk reveals how you can speed up their Ember resin 3D printer up to 440 mm per hour, or 24 times faster than their original printing speed. More

Carima unveils im-j DLP 3D printer with 20,000 hour LED UV light source

Mar.10, 2016 - South Korean 3D printer manufacturer has just unveiled the im-j DLP 3D printer, featuring a LED UV light source that will last for more than 20,000 hours, at the Hong Kong Jewelry Show. More

The PancakeBot is finally market ready and can 3D print a pancake of your face

Mar.9, 2016 - The popular PancakeBot, capable of making pancakes in almost any intricate design or shape (even your face!), is finally market ready and can be ordered online for $299. More

Low cost Scribble 3D printing pen with LED display launches for $49

Mar.8, 2016 - A crowdfunding campaign has just been launched on Kickstarter for a new low cost 3D printing pen called the Scribble, which features an LED display and easily fits in your hand. More

All aluminum Trium Delta 3D printer launches on Kickstarter for just €399

Mar.8, 2016 - In response to stripped down budget 3D printers, a trio of Luxembourgian engineers have launched a crowdfunding campaign for the impressive all aluminum Trium Delta 3D printer with a very competitive price tag. More

Electroloom Mini 3D clothing printer creates seamless, wearable fabric in under 20 minutes

Mar.7, 2016 - The Electroloom Mini 3D clothing printer has just been unveiled and is taking 'fast-fashion' to a whole new level. The unique 3D printer can produce flexible and colored fabric from a liquid solution right on your desktop, and in under 20 minutes' time. More

China's first mini metal 3D printer unveiled, capable of 3D printing metal jewelry

Mar.7, 2016 - Beijing-based Yibo3D reached a Chinese milestone yesterday by unveiling the YBRP-140 SLM 3D printer, the first small-scale metal 3D printer from that country and the first in the sub-1 million RMB range. More

The new LumiForge resin 3D printer is a professional upgrade to the LumiPocket LT

Mar.3, 2016 - Though their LumiPocket LT was successfully funded just six months ago, Italian resin 3D printing experts Lumi Industries are already back with a professional upgrade called the LumiForge 3D printer. More

Gizmo 3D's super-fast top down DLP 3D printer launches on Indiegogo

Mar.1, 2016 - Gizmo 3D Printers has launched an Indiegogo campaign for its super fast, top down SLA DLP 3D printer. The Gizmo 3D printer is available in three main size categories, with further build height options available within each category. More

Octave Light R1 aims to bring affordable, industrial-grade DLP 3D printing straight to your desktop

Mar.1, 2016 - The Octave Light R1 is a desktop, top-down DLP 3D printer that offers industrial-grade 25 micrometer resolution and superior manufacturing design. More

Impossible Objects' unique CBAM 3D printing tech seeks to make carbon fiber parts more affordable

Feb.29, 2016 - The fast growing Chicago-based startup Impossible Objects has so much confidence in their unique carbon fiber CBAM 3D printing technology, that they feel it could become a rival to injection molding within a few years from now. More

mUVe 3D's latest fully assembled DLP Pro and Pro+ 3D printers now available for pre-order

Feb.29, 2016 - Low cost resin 3D printer provider mUVe 3D has just opened pre-orders for the DLP Pro and Pro+ 3D printers, two new fully assembled and low cost DLP 3D printing solutions. More

10 of the cheapest 3D printers in 2016

Feb.26, 2016 - As 3D printer price tags continue to drop, we've put together a list of the absolute cheapest 3D printers, all available for under $500. Ranging from DIY kits to plug-and-play to the next-generation of budget buys, these affordable 3D printers are entry-level options that won't break the bank. More

NVbots working on high-speed metal 3D printer 'capable of printing 21 different metals'

Feb.26, 2016 - While metal 3D printing has existed for some time, 3D Printer startup NVbots has been developing a low-cost, high speed metal 3D printer and is now opening its doors with an alpha testing program. More

Tokyo students develop 3D printing pen that can make large, complex architectural structures

Feb.23, 2016 - A group of students from the University of Tokyo have developed a 3D printing pen that can create large and complex architectural structures, and achieves a high level of accuracy thanks to a digital guiding system. More

Rice scientists turn a laser cutter into a SLS 3D printer, 40x cheaper than commercial counterparts

Feb.23, 2016 - Bioengineering researchers from Rice University, Texas, have hacked a commercial-grade CO2 laser cutter, turning the machine into an open-source Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) 3D printer. 'OpenSLS' costs at least 40 times less than its commercial counterparts. More

Reach 3D, an all-in-one 3D printer kit soon available through Kickstarter for just $249

Feb.18, 2016 - RepRap veteran Nate Rogers has just taken his Reach 3D printer kit to Kickstarter for just 249, which gives users an optimized DIY RepRap machine that can also be transformed into a laser cutter, engraver, plotter and CNC mill. More

ROKIT launches new Edison Invivo 3D bioprinter for tissue engineering research

Feb.18, 2016 - ROKIT, one of the biggest South Korean players in the 3D printing market, has just revealed that they will be releasing the Edison Invivo 3D bioprinter in April, which will be cheaper than competitors and can 3D print a wider range of material options. More

Robot Factory releases free guide to choosing an SLA 3D printer

Feb.16, 2016 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer Robot Factory has recently released a series of highly informative and free-to-download documents to inform readers about different aspects of the 3D printing industry. One of the first is a guide to evaluating the common characteristics of SLA 3D printers, and how they might affect the product's performance and price. More

Incredible 3D bioprinter can create transplantable human ear, muscles and bone tissues

Feb.15, 2016 - A team of regenerative medicine scientists from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has developed a 3D printer capable of printing living tissue structures such as bones and organs. The scientists have so far printed ear, bone, and muscle structures. More

German toymaker Fischertechnik unveils €700 educational DIY 3D printer kit

Feb.15, 2016 - Known for their excellent and educational construction kits, German toy manufacturer Fischertechnik has just unveiled their very own 3D printer DIY assembly kit at the Toy Fair 2016 in Nuremberg. More

Foodjet expands production capacity to 3D print whole meals for the elderly

Feb.15, 2016 - Food 3D printing pioneers Foodjet are working to bring completely 3D printed and nutritious meals to the tables of the elderly with eating disabilities, and have built a new 3D printer to increase their production capacity. More

Teenage Maker shares detailed how-to guide for $200 Edge 3D Printer

Feb.13, 2016 - 3D Printers range in cost from insanely cheap to the ridiculously expensive. A Canadian Maker has just released plans for his impressively featured Edge 3D Printer and it will run you only $200 to make. More

Autodesk and Mattel re-launch ThingMaker as $300 3D printer for kids

Feb.12, 2016 - Mattel has teamed up with Autodesk to revive a hit 'maker' toy from the 1960s as a legitimate, kid-safe 3D printer. The ThingMaker 3D printer and accompanying ThingMaker Design app will encourage kids to get hands-on 3D printing experience all while they play. More

The 20 Biggest 3D Printers in 2016

Feb.10, 2016 - Bigger doesn't always mean better, but when it comes to 3D printing, the ever-growing list of absolutely massive, large-format 3D printing ventures is hard to ignore. We've rounded up the top 20 largest 3D printers currently in development and on the market. More

New ZMorph CNC machine combines ZMorph 2.0 S Hybrid 3D Printer with CNC PRO milling toolhead

Feb.10, 2016 - Polish 3D printer manufacturers ZMorph have just revealed the latest addition to their ZMorph line: the ZMorph CNC milling set, a variation on their 2.0 S Hybrid 3D printer, but then featuring a CNC milling toolhead that can be replaced with a extrusion head. More

3Doodler Start: New 3D printing pen for kids puts comfort & safety first

Feb.9, 2016 - WobbleWorks, Inc., creator of the 3Doodler 3D printing pen, has unveiled a child-friendly version of its popular 3D drawing tool. The 3Doodler Start, marketed to 8-14-year-olds, will retail for $49.99. More

Structo enters new territory with dentistry specific OrthoForm and high-speed OmniForm 3D Printers

Feb.7, 2016 - Singapore based Structo is expanding its 3D printer repertoire into the ever-growing dental and industrial design markets with two new high-speed MSLA 3D printers while at the same time solidifying a software partnership with Materialise. More

Ourobotics releases completely open source Renegade 3D bioprinter

Feb.4, 2016 - 3D bioprinting startup Ourobotics has just introduced their second 'revolution' to the bioprinting industry: an entirely open source 3D bioprinter called the Renegade. Designed to open up 3D bioprinting tech to the educational and biomaking communities, and the free, DIY instructions for this open source 3d bioprinter are now available to download via Ourobotics and More

Sindoh reveals new focus on consumers with 3Dwox DP200 3D printer and SolidWorks integration

Feb.3, 2016 - South Korean 3D printer manufacturer Sindoh just revealed that they will be focusing on entry-level consumers with the help of their 3Dwox DP200 3D printer, which will be the first 3D printer to benefit from their integration into SolidWorks 3D design software. More

South Korea's Sentrol showcases its sand-based SS600 SLS 3D printer at Tokyo's 3D Printing 2016

Feb.2, 2016 - With a growing world-wide diversity in both where 3D printers are made and for which application, South Korea's 3D Printing company Sentrol impressed with the release of their SS600 sand-baed SLS 3D Printer at the 3D Printing 2016 Conference in Tokyo. More

CTC Electronics announces Riverbase 500 industrial SLA 3D printer

Feb.2, 2016 - After a very succesful year Zhuhai CTC Electronics is now ready to enter the industrial 3D printing market, and are going to do so with the just-announced formidable Riverbase 500 SLA 3D printer, featuring high-speed laser galvanometer scanning technology. More

MarkForged unveils 40% faster Mark Two carbon fiber 3D printer

Feb.1, 2016 - MarkForged, Inc. today unveiled its Mark Two industrial strength 3D printer, offering a 40% faster fiber printing process, the ability to reinforce features 15X smaller than before, and numerous other improvements. More

Mayku to build desktop factories to help the world make locally again

Feb.1, 2016 - With the assistance of 3D printing, startup Mayku is hoping to produce the tools to manufacture complex products, and further the maker spirit, with a world-wide network of makers. More

Shanghai based Prismlab takes home prestigious IF Design Award for its RP400 SLA 3D Printer

Jan.29, 2016 - As competition picks up in the SLA 3D Printer field, Shanghai based Prismlab hopes the gain some traction with their RP400 3D Printer after winning a prestigious IF Design Award at this year's ceremony. More

Qualup develops professional Delta 3D printer for Maped; expected to launch in mid-2016

Jan.29, 2016 - French 3D printing company Qualup SAS has developed a professional-grade delta 3D printer capable of 3D printing ABS thermoplastics. The 3D printer was commissioned by and developed in collaboration with Maped, and will be launched to the commercial market by mid-2016. More

The REVO rotational 3D print duplicator for mass production coming to Kickstarter later this week

Jan.28, 2016 - Though first revealed way back in November 2014, the very promising rotational REVO 3D print duplicator, which fills 3D printed molds with plastics in a matter of minutes, is now finally ready for a Kickstarter release. More

Slick looking Wifi enabled B-Creative 3D Printer launches on Kickstarter for $599

Jan.28, 2016 - Ease of use and wifi connectivity is being touted above all else by the team behind the slick looking B-Creative 3D Printer being recently launched on Kickstarter. More

David's unique rPrint 3D Printer stands out in both function and form

Jan.28, 2016 - In a world that is oversaturated with low-cost FDM based 3D Printers, David's rPrint 3D Printer stands out in terms of both function and form. David is an Australian university student that has been building a 3D printer for his capstone thesis project for the last 7 - 8 months around the clock. More

Airwolf 3D unveils new AXIOM 2 3D printer with two independently controlled print heads

Jan.28, 2016 - The California-based Airwolf 3D, known for their successful AXIOM 3D printer, have just unveiled the AXIOM 2, featuring two high quality independent print heads perfect for 3D printing two engineering plastics simultaneously. More

Poland based 3DKreator plans Global Expansion with its full-featured Kreator Motion 3D Printer

Jan.27, 2016 - After a successful showing at last year's Euromold conference, Poland based 3DKreator is moving forward with plans to expand their brand globally with the Kreator Motion 3D Printer. More

German RepRap announces second gen open-source X150 3D printer

Jan.27, 2016 - Two years after releasing the successful NEO 3D Printer, German RepRap has launched their second generation entry-level X150 3D Printer. More

Dutch startup Tractus 3D to reveal 3.5 meter tall T3500 3D printer at MECC Maastricht

Jan.26, 2016 - 3D printing startup Tractus 3D has built a large-format, 3.5-meter tall 3D printer that can be customized for various industry-specific needs, including being modified to reach up to 450°C for 3D printing PEEK for medical and even aerospace needs. The large-format 3D printer is also already being used in the fashion and transportation industries. More

Sweetology seeking funds to purchase first 3D chocolate printer for retail use in the U.S.

Jan.23, 2016 - Sweetology, a popular do-it-yourself candy store and bakery in Ladue, Missouri, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for an in-store, chocolate-printing 3D printer. The campaign has already received over $8,000 of pledges, 40% of its $20,000 target. More

Magicfirm Europe announces their feature-rich 2nd gen ZYYX+ 3D Printer

Jan.22, 2016 - In a very crowded Desktop 3D Printer Market, manufacturers have to pull out all the stops to stay ahead. Magicfirm Europe is hoping to do this with the release of the ZYYX+ 3D Printer by adding sturdier parts, software updates and easy-maintenance features. More

Open source, solar-powered RepRap 3D printer brings 3D printing to developing communities

Jan.18, 2016 - In an attempt to bring the potential of low-cost 3D printing to the far corners of the developing world, the Pearce Research Group at Michigan Tech have developed and shared designs for a low-cost solar-powered delta RepRap 3D printer capable of stable making in outdoor environments. More

New edition of popular Chinese Pancake 3D printer makes pancakes in just 90 seconds

Jan.15, 2016 - Mr. Ran from Chengdu city in the west of China revealed his very own pancake 3D printer. This particular model is capable of completely 3D printing seven or eight different palm-sized pancakes in just ten minutes, making it a very intriguing option. More

Dutch designer launches Project NEXT to develop concrete 3D printer and bio-concrete

Jan.13, 2016 - After the success of his inspiring project EGG, Dutch designer Michiel van der Kley has launched Project NEXT with the ambitious purpose of developing a custom concrete 3D printer that works with bio concrete and can realize hitherto impossible architectural shapes. More

Lunavast's CrafteHbot introduces full-color FMD 3D printing with 2D inkjet printer mod

Jan.11, 2016 - Using the printhead from a color 2D injket printer, the Lunavast CrafteHbot FDM 3D printer is able to dye objects layer by layer throughout the 3D printing process, resulting in finished, full-color 3D printed parts. More

3D Systems shows off SLAbot-1 3D printing robotic arm at CES 2016

Jan.11, 2016 - 3D Systems unveiled its SLAbot-1 3D printing robot at CES 2016. The technology demonstration, not yet a finished product, is able to manipulate an object through every stage of the 3D printing process. More

Ripple Maker, a latte art 3D printer, launches app and is voted favorite at CES

Jan.11, 2016 - Ripples, a Steam CC venture, has not only launched their mobile app, allowing consumers to digitally send images or photos to a Ripple Maker machine at a cafe or restaurant, but has also won the Last Gadget Standing contest at this year's CES. More

Intelligent '3D printing' machine tool optimizes metal manufacturing without human aid

Jan.8, 2016 - A group of researchers from the Kobe University Graduate School of Engineering have created an intelligent prototype machine tool that operates like a 3D printer to manufacture metal components, and can automatically optimize its machining process to speed up manufacturing times while reducing costs. More

Polaroid to enter 3D printing market in 2016 with ModelSmart 250S 3D printer

Jan.7, 2016 - In a shock unveiling at CES in Las Vegas, renowned camera manufacturer Polaroid has announced that they will be entering the 3D printing market in 2016 with their ModelSmart 250S 3D printer: a large scale FDM 3D printer that fits somewhere in the range between professional and hobby models. More

Carbon Robotics brings KATIA, its low-cost and 3D Print ready Modular Robotic Arm to CES

Jan.7, 2016 - Robotic arms have always been beyond the price point for the average consumer. Carbon Robotics is hoping to change that with KATIA, their modular robotic arm that can easily swap between 3D printer, scanner and laser cutter. More

Bonsai Lab launches sub-$500 talking FabPod 3D printer for use in classrooms

Jan.7, 2016 - With educators everywhere finally noticing the advantages of 3D printing technology, Japanese startup Bonsai Lab has responded with a 3D printer perfect for classrooms. Called the FabPod 3D printer, this machine actually talks and takes voice commands to make the whole experience easier. More

ROBO 3D brings new 3D printers, filaments, accessories to CES 2016

Jan.6, 2016 - 3D printing firm Robo 3D has showcased a range of new products at CES 2016 in Las Vegas. These include the sub-$2000 ROBO 3D R2 consumer-level 3D printer and the sub-$1000 ROBO 3D R2 Mini entry-level 3D printer. More

CEL unveils dual-material 3D printing head for Robox 3D printer

Jan.6, 2016 - British 3D printer manufacturer CEL, maker of the Robox 3D printer, today launched its first dual-material 3D printing head. The print head, unveiled today at CES in Las Vegas, enables Robox users to create multicolor, multi-material 3D prints for the first time. More

Mcor launches ARKe, the first full-color desktop 3D printer that uses 2D paper instead of plastic

Jan.6, 2016 - Mcor Technologies has today launched the ARKe, the first-ever full-color, paper-based desktop 3D printer, which uses non-toxic, eco-friendly A4 office paper as the build material rather than extruded plastic. The ARKe has been named a 2016 CES Best of Innovation Awards Honoree in the 3D printing product category. More

Tiertime launches UP Mini 2 desktop 3D printer with touch screen control and wifi connectivity

Jan.6, 2016 - Beijing Tiertime Technology has just announced the launch of the consumer-ready UP Mini 2, the first desktop 3D printer in the UP series with WiFi connectivity and touch screen control. The UP Mini 2 also features enhanced 3D printing capabilities, a portable re-design, and built-in HEPA air filtration. More

LulzBot 3D printers triple Aleph Objects revenue in 2015; new products announced for 2016

Jan.6, 2016 - Aleph Objects, makers of the LulzBot line of 3D printers, is announcing a a range of new LulzBot 3D printer hardware, filament materials, expanded distribution and updated software following a year of record-breaking growth in 2015. More

New Ultimaker 2+ and Ultimaker 2 Extended+ 3D printers include interchangeable nozzles

Jan.5, 2016 - Today at CES 2016, Ultimaker introduced their most advanced 3D printer models, the Ultimaker 2+ and Ultimaker 2 Extended+, which including several key enhancements such as interchangeable nozzles, a powerful gear feeder, and optimized cooling system to allow for faster, more reliable and a more diverse 3D printing projects. More

HP reveals more about their Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer expected in late 2016, more models will follow

Jan.5, 2016 - Since being announced in 2014, HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology was partly shrouded in mystery, but they have just revealed that they achieve their high speed and unprecedented voxel level properties control through a completely unique manufacturing technique. More

XYZprinting brings wide range of new 3D printers to CES 2016, including $269 da Vinci Mini

Jan.5, 2016 - Giving us some idea of what we can expect of XYZprinting over 2016, the Taiwanese market leader have just announced that they will bring eight new 3D printers, including a sub $300 machine, and various accessories and wearables to Las Vegas. More

Global 3D printer market jumps 35% in 2015 thanks to desktop 3D printer sales

Jan.4, 2016 - Market research company CONTEXT has released a new report revealing that worldwide shipments of 3D printers rose 35% through the first three quarters of 2015, and that 95% of those sales were from personal/desktop 3D printers rather than industrial/professional machines. More

3D Systems launches high precision ProX DMP 320 direct metal 3D printer

Jan.4, 2016 - 3D Systems today announced the immediate commercial availability of its ProX' DMP 320 3D printer. A direct metal 3D printer, the ProX DMP 320 promises high precision, high throughput printing, and has been optimized for chemically-pure titanium, stainless steel and nickel super alloy parts. More

Zortrax M200 3D printer sales triple in 2015

Dec.22, 2015 - Polish 3D printer and 3D printing accessory manufacturer Zortrax has announced that total sales for its M200 3D printer have tripled in the past year, according to sales figures for mid-December. The company also predicts visible results by early 2016 for sales on its newest Inventure 3D printer model. More

Chinese desktop 3D printer market to surpass US market in 2016, experts predict

Dec.22, 2015 - A new report by IDC China is arguing that the domestic 3D printing market in China will growth significantly over the coming year. In part thanks to a positive climate create by the government, experts predict that the Chinese market will even overtake the US market in terms of absolute sales. More

MIT researchers hack 3D printer to create single-print hydraulic-powered robots

Dec.21, 2015 - Researchers at MIT have developed a novel method for the 3D printing of hydraulic devices. Their research paper shows how a regular 3D printer can be modified to achieve such ends. More

3D printers on wheels? Addibots autonomous mobile robots to take 3D printing down a new road

Dec.20, 2015 - Harvard graduate Robert Flitsch has launched Addibots (additive manufacturing robots), a startup which will specialize in the development and production of mobile 3D printing robots. More

Ourobotics Revolution: a modular, affordable, 10 material 3D bioprinter

Dec.17, 2015 - Jemma Redmond and Stephen Gray of Ourobotics have developed a low-cost 3D bioprinter that is capable of 3D printing with up to 10 materials in a single structure, with the potential to add even more. More

Indmatec unveils 2nd gen PEEK 3D printer, reveals performance stats of excellent PEEK filament

Dec.16, 2015 - Though Indmatec only brought unveiled their HPP 155 3D printer last summer, their second gen version is already available, featuring superior mechanical properties and the option to manipulate all 3D printing parameters ' making it perfect for other high performance materials aside from PEEK. More

Maker shares fantastic tutorial for DIY 3D printer that costs $50 to build

Dec.15, 2015 - Though most DIY 3D printers require lots of expensive parts to build, a very interesting budget alternative has just appeared on Instructables. Designed by user gigafide, this super cheap 3D printer consists of a bunch of scavenged PC parts and a 3D pen, and can be made for just $50. More

CONTEXT: Metal 3D printer sales up 45% worldwide in Q3 2015

Dec.14, 2015 - Worldwide sales of metal 3D printing machines are up 45% in Q3 2015, while shipments of metal 3D printers have grown 51% compared to the same period last year, according to a new report by market research company CONTEXT. More

Stylish Cubicon 3D printers put 3D prints in the literal and proverbial spotlight

Dec.14, 2015 - The Cubicon range of 3D printers, designed by Korean firm HyVision, is aimed at novices and experts alike, boasting impressive aesthetics and technical specs. HyVision recently unveiled its latest 3D printer in the series. More

Tethon 3D files 3D printer patent for stronger than ever 3D printed ceramics

Dec.11, 2015 - Tethon 3D has filed a patent for a 3D printer design that is technically optimized for ceramic 3D printing, incorporating physical compression into a powder/binder-jet 3D printer for unprecedented strength in 3D printed ceramics and other powder materials. More

Livermore researcher files patent for LAP'SL 3D printer

Dec.11, 2015 - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory engineer Bryan Moran has developed a new method for 3D printing known as Large-Area Projection Micro Stereolithography, for which he has has now won yet another coveted award, filed a patent for the 3D printer, and announced further technological improvements for the upcoming second version. More

Titan Robotics brings out bigger and better Atlas 2.0 3D printer

Dec.11, 2015 - Colorado-based Titan Robotics has released the second generation of its large-format 3D printer, the Atlas 2.0, which offers an upgraded build space of 30 x 30 x0 45" and a heated steel enclosure. More

Feature-packed ARC-One 3D Printer hits the ground running on Kickstarter

Dec.8, 2015 - The ARC-One large-format 3D Printer offers all the bells and whistles at a very affordable price. Large build volume, heated platforms, dual-extrusion, multi-material potential all intrigue as this Kickstarter campaign gets underway. More

Curiosity Educational 3D printer up-cycles old hardware and costs just $120

Dec.7, 2015 - The Curiosity eWaste Educational 3D printer, brainchild of entrepreneurial engineer Marc Rogivue, is a 3D printer designed to educate young makers about eWaste, making, and other important matters. Parts for the DIY 3D printer can be sourced for around $120. More

ISS to receive first European space-ready 3D printer as early Christmas gift

Dec.7, 2015 - The first European 3D printer to be used in space, the Portable On-Board Printer 3D or POP3D, is now on its way to the International Space Station after the fifth Cygnus, an Orbital ATK resupply vessel, was successfully launched yesterday by Thales Alenia Space. The 3D printer was developed by Italian engineering firm Altran Italia. More

German RepRap releases 3rd gen X400 PRO industrial 3D printer

Dec.7, 2015 - Industrial 3D printer manufacturer German RepRap has today made available the third generation of its large format FFF 3D printing machine, the X400. The new X400 PRO V3 offers upgrades such as a DD3 dual printer head and low-wear aluminum parts. More

Epson develops world’s first in-office 'paperlab' that recycles and ‘3D prints’ new paper

Dec.4, 2015 - Epson has developed what it believes to be the first compact office papermaking system in the world, the PaperLab, which essentially takes office wastepaper and transforms it into new, useable sheets using a dry process similar to 3D printing technology. More

Apple patent reveals work on its own full color 3D printer

Dec.3, 2015 - A recently published patent application submitted by Apple outlines the company's research into developing a 3D printer capable of full color additive manufacturing. More

New promising AON industrial 3D printer with massive build area hits Kickstarter

Dec.3, 2015 - While most industrial-grade FDM 3D printers are far beyond the reach of regular people, the Canadian-made AON 3D printer complete with ooze-free dual extrusion head and a huge heated build area can now be found on Kickstarter for just $4100. More

Xtant Medical and Montana State University develop bone graft printing 3D printer

Dec.2, 2015 - A collaborative research project between Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc. and student engineers from Montana State University has yielded a custom 3D printer able to produce resorbable bone grafts for reconstructive procedures. More

Insight abounds in 3DHubs' December 2015 3D Printing Trend Report

Dec.2, 2015 - 3D printing resource 3DHubs has today released its December 2015 3D Printing Trend Report, revealing insight, analysis, stats and charts about the current state of the 3D printing industry. More

Impressive dual sculpting Orsus combines 3D printing and CNC milling in single desktop factory

Dec.1, 2015 - While most dual function making machines sacrifice on printing quality, the Orsus by Fused Machines successfully combines high quality FDM 3D printing and CNC milling into a single efficient and cool body through its Dual Sculpting Technology. More

Ditch the threaded rod in your RepRap 3D printer and upgrade to a lead screw z-axis

Nov.27, 2015 - A maker named Daniel has provided 3D printable files and a detailed walkthrough for upgrading the Z-axis of a Prusa i3 RepRap 3D printer with a lead screw. The tinkerer has detailed the procedure in a blog post, whilst sharing the files on Thingiverse. More

3D Printing Pen Meets Paint: Artist Barbara Taylor Harris uses the 3Doodler on her canvases

Nov.27, 2015 - One contemporary artist, UK based Barbara Taylor Harris, known for her mixed media pieces, has recently developed an innovative style of her own, which incorporates 3Doodler’s 3D printing pen into more classical mediums such as painting or sculpture. More

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2015 3D Printer Deals

Nov.26, 2015 - 3D printer enthusiasts rejoice: for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2015, 3D printer manufacturers and retailers are offering loads of great deals on 3D printers, filaments and accessories, with hundreds of dollars in savings in-store and online. More

Skriware 3D printer and Skrimarket enable one-click 3D printing

Nov.26, 2015 - The Stockholm, Sweden based startup Skriware has recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new 3D printer, named the Skriware, and its 3D printing marketplace, Skrimarket. More

Renishaw introduces two new metal 3D printer models and its QuantAM preparation software

Nov.26, 2015 - UK based company Renishaw has unveiled two new metal 3D printing systems as well as a new preparation software package QuantAM at Formnext 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany. More

Global 3D printing market hits 500K units milestone

Nov.25, 2015 - In mid-2015, the global 3D printing industry passed a major milestone with more than 500K 3D printer units shipped worldwide. Despite a few slowdowns in Q3, the industry is on track to continue growing thanks to new entrants, with one million 3D printers expected to be shipped every year by 2019. More

Toshiba to unveil metal 3D printer that is 10 times faster than competitors

Nov.25, 2015 - While we mostly know Toshiba from manufacturing household electronics, they are working on a revolutionary metal 3D printer that is set to reach the market in 2017. Featuring a revolutionary laser metal deposition technique, it is up to ten times faster than current metal printers. More

TekLab launches Indiegogo campaign for $214 TekBot portable 3D printer

Nov.24, 2015 - German control panel and 3D printing specialist TekLab has launched an Indiegogo campaign for its TekBot portable 3D printer. The 3D printer can print in a wide range of materials, and the first 15 machines are available for a special price of $214. More

Formbytes wins €8,000 to market accessible and affordable '3D printer for everyone'

Nov.23, 2015 - 3D printing startup Formbyte has won an 8,000 euro award for technology and innovation in Spain, and is ready to bring their portable, inexpensive and user-friendly Formbyte 3D printer and educational KIT to the market. More

Hueway Technology exports over 31,500 3D printers in 2005, unveils new 3D-160 'Small Panda' 3D printer

Nov.23, 2015 - Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Hueway Technology has announced that in 2015 alone, they have exported over 31,500 3D printers. The company has also unveiled their latest 3D printer model, the Hueway 3D-160. More

Nexa3D develops fast LSPc resin NX1 3D printer – prints up to a centimeter per minute

Nov.20, 2015 - Just launched on Kickstarter by Italian startup Nexa3D, the NX1 resin 3D printer is changing the rules of high quality 3D printing with extremely fast LSPc technology capable of manufacturing objects at speeds of 1 cm per minute ' up to forty times faster than existing machines. More

Maker is back with Mindstorms EV3 Lego glue 3D Printer 3.0

Nov.20, 2015 - Instructables user William is back for the latest version of one of the most impressive Lego builds we've ever seen: an actually functioning glue 3D printer that utilizes nothing more than a Mindstorms kit, a glue gun, and a paper clip. More

TRUMPF showcases four metal 3D printers using LMF, LMD 3D printing technology at formnext

Nov.18, 2015 - At the Formnext trade fair in Frankfurt, German laser experts TRUMPF are showcasing four exciting 3D printers, two of which use laser metal fusion (LMF) 3D printing technology, with the other two relying on laser metal deposition (LMD). More

EOS’ new M100 metal 3D printing solution offers high quality in small batches

Nov.17, 2015 - EOS today presents its M100 metal additive manufacturing system, which offers a smaller build volume and proven DMLS quality, making it a cost-effective solution for new entrants to the metal 3D printing market. More

Deltabots takes ceramic 3D printing to next level with four new Potterbot 3D printers

Nov.17, 2015 - Though their first edition Potterbot ceramic 3D printer isn't even a year old, Deltabots is already back for more with four new editions of the same excellent printing system, featuring different build plates and extrusion capacities to ensure that there's always the right machine for you. More

EnvisionTEC unveils new Vector 3SP 3D Printer

Nov.17, 2015 - EnvisionTEC, a global manufacturer of professional grade 3D printers and materials, will be unveiling their newest 3D printing solution, the Vector 3SP, today at formnext in Frankfurt, Germany. More

MetalFAB1 Metal 3D printer unveiled with '10X reproducibility, productivity and flexibility'

Nov.17, 2015 - In a small preview, Dutch metal 3D printing experts Additive Industries have revealed what they believe is the next generation of industrial 3D printing: the room-filling MetalFAB1 Metal 3D printer, that is up to ten times more efficient than existing systems. More

Make a 3D printer for under $100 using a hacked 3D printing pen

Nov.16, 2015 - Daniel from Tinkernut has posted a guide to building a very basic, extremely affordable 3D printer using a 3D printing pen and CNC mill made from old CD ROM drives, which can be built for under $100. More

PhD student's project 3D Print En Plein Air allows you to 3D print in nature

Nov.15, 2015 - PhD student Laura Devendorf has created 3D Print En Plein Air, an exploration of digital fabrication in relation to its environments, which allows makers to additively manufacture in nature. More

Alex Le Roux builds concrete 3D printer version 2 with huge 10'x10'x10' build area

Nov.14, 2015 - Alex Le Roux, a mechanical engineering student who built his own concrete-printing 3D printer earlier this year, has returned with a new version of his unique machine, boasting a larger build area and superior electronic hardware. More

This 3D printed hot plastic extruder gun is capable of extruding large numbers of plastic pellets

Nov.14, 2015 - An Instructables user has built his own partially CNC milled, partially 3D printed hot plastic extruder. The machine, which looks incredible, can be used to manually extrude large numbers of plastic pellets. More

Concrete 3D Printer: San Francisco students 3D print concrete on a small scale

Nov.13, 2015 - While concrete is usually 3D printed on a huge industrial scale with robotic arms, San Francisco-based students Clayton Muhleman and Alan Cation just shared designs for a very impressive small scale concrete 3D printer. Made from a CNC machine, it is perfect for objects a few foot in size. More

B-code 100% natural 3D printer: Jennifer Berry harnesses bees to make objects

Nov.13, 2015 - With her B-code 3D printer project biologist/artist Jennifer Berry draws our attention to the world's first and 100% natural 3D printers: bees, that build entire colonies with the help of wax extrusion glands, following evolutionarily determined instructions. More

Dazzle 3D shares interesting preview of upcoming desktop SLA 3D printer

Nov.13, 2015 - With so many budget FDM 3D printer coming out of China, Beijing Dazzle 3D Printing Technology offers something new: the high quality desktop Little Rectangle SLA 3D printer that features excellent quality results and a good build area. More

Diyouware releases TwinTeeth Plus, metal upgrade for their open source PCB mini-factory/3D printer

Nov.12, 2015 - While the original TwinTeeth was already a very impressive open source minifactory with lots of toolhead options, the Spanish developers behind have now released a sturdier and cooler metal upgrade called the TwinTeeth Plus. More

ROBO 3D brings eye-catching 3D printing kiosks to Best Buy retail stores

Nov.11, 2015 - 3D printer manufacturer ROBO 3D has broken into the mainstream retail sphere with a series of eye-catching kiosk displays, now available at select Best Buy locations. More

German RepRap unveils new X350pro dual extruder 3D printer

Nov.11, 2015 - Feldkirchen, Munich based company German RepRap has released an updated version of its X350 3D printer. The X350pro, available for shipping in six weeks' time, promises improved quality and exciting new features, such as a USB interface and dual extruder. More

BigRep, producer of massive BigRep One 3D printer raises over €7M in Series A financing

Nov.11, 2015 - Berlin tech startup BigRep today announced that it has closed a Series A financing round with over €7 million, which it will use for fund product development and global expansion. BigRep is known as the producer of the massive FFF 3D printer, the BigRep One. More

G Printer, Gooo3D's UV DLP 3D printer can function without a PC or network

Nov.11, 2015 - Korean 3D printing company Gooo3D has unveiled its 'G Printer' UV DLP 3D printer, which can print directly without a computer or network. Created specifically for home and small business use, the G Printer is currently the subject of a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. More

Interview with Appropriate Audiences, the studio that hacked a 3D printer into a tattooing machine

Nov.10, 2015 - spoke with Pierre Emm of Appropriate Audiences, a studio in France that hacked a 3D printer into a tattooing machine that can replicate designs with more accuracy and detail than the human hand. More

New Roboze One+400 3D printer supports PEEK, ULTEM and other high-performance materials

Nov.10, 2015 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze is aligning itself with the needs to small to medium-sized enterprises by creating a 3D printer capable of supporting PEEK, ULTEM and other high-performance materials thanks to its high-temperature double-extrusion system. More

'Prodways powered by Farsoon' launches ProMaker P series of Industrial 3D Printers

Nov.10, 2015 - Prodways today announced the launch of the new 'Prodways powered by Farsoon' ProMaker P series, their first range of industrial SLS 3D printers. The company will also be launching a complimentary range of premium PA12 powders developed in partnership with Farsoon. More

Custom Voltera V-One 3D Circuit Board Printer wins 2015 James Dyson Award

Nov.10, 2015 - In a hugely successful year for the Voltera V-One custom circuit board 3D printer, in which they also gathered half a million in Kickstarter pledges, this Canadian machine has now also won the first prize in the prestigious 2015 James Dyson Award competition. More

3Ders Monday Warm-Up: The Top 20 3D Bioprinters

Nov.9, 2015 - This week, we've rounded up a comprehensive list of existing and upcoming 3D BioPrinters, including how they work, and the life-saving applications they can be used for. More

Athena all-in-one 3D printer can make circuit boards, plot, print pastes and cut vinyl

Nov.8, 2015 - Phidias, LLC, a Michigan based open-source hardware and software firm specialising in personal manufacturing technology, has unveiled its Athena 3D printer, an open-source RepRap device capable of performing a variety of functions. More

New user-friendly budget miniOne Home 3D printer to debut on Nov 11

Nov.6, 2015 - In an attempt to bring 3D printing technology to a larger audience, Chinese developers Longer3D Technology are about to launch a budget and very user friendly desktop 3D printer through JD Online Shopping Mall, one of China's largest online markets. More

iBox Printers launches Macro, a low-cost resin 3D printer that prints in carbon fiber

Nov.6, 2015 - iBox Printers has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new iBox Macro 3D Resin Printer, which the company claims is the world's first carbon fibre resin 3D printer. More

Preview of Zhuhai CTC Electronic's Riverside 2 SLA 3D printer & operating system RiverOS 1.0

Nov.6, 2015 - Though its previous model is still young, Chinese SLA 3D printing innovators Zhuhai CTC Electronic is already previewing its upcoming Riverside 2 SLA 3D printer. Simultaneously, there are developing their RiverOS to make 3D printing on a variety of models easier than ever before. More

Basque researchers unveil Add + Process, the most advanced industrial hybrid 3D printer

Nov.5, 2015 - Unveiled in Basque Country, the Add + Process is one of the most advanced and largest industrial 3D printers in the world, and the first to combine 3D printing technology with precision machining into a single, autonomous and hybrid manufacturing machine. More

Felix Printers introduce their latest 3D printer: the Pro 1

Nov.5, 2015 - Dutch 3D printing firm Felix Printers has launched its latest printer, the Pro 1, which boasts fully automatic levelling, smart sensors and a detachable print bed. More

QingDao Unique unveils first-ever prosthetic 3D printer

Nov.4, 2015 - QingDao Unique Technology unveiled a large multi-material 3D printer designed specifically for the production of complex, functional and high quality prosthetics, such as complete limbs and even wheelchairs. More

Make: Magazine's 2016 Buyers Guide names top 3D printer performers of the year

Nov.4, 2015 - Make: Magazine has just released their Ultimate Guide to Desktop Fabrication, ranking the to performing 3D printers. In terms of the Overall Top 3 Scores, TAZ 5, Zotrax M200 and Rostock Max filled out the winner's circle. More

3Ders Monday Warm-up: The Top 3D Food Printers that will Feed the Future

Nov.2, 2015 - This week, we've put together a comprehensive list of the most exciting 3D food printers available now and in the very near future and how they're letting professional and at-home chefs unleash their culinary creativity like never before. More

Qingdao Unique unveils $399 MagiCube 3D Printer for use in classrooms

Nov.1, 2015 - Specifically designed for use in the educational field, Qingdao Unique Products has developed an interesting and easy to use budget 3D printer called the MagiCube 3D Printer. Compact, good looking and user-friendly, this could be the future of science classes. More

Builder 3D Printers launches new Premium line in three sizes for the perfect fit

Oct.28, 2015 - Netherlands-based Builder 3D Printers has launched a new line of desktop machines today called Builder Premium, which comes in either Small, Medium or Large to suit the needs of classrooms, universities, and at-home makers. More

Ricoh unveils its first own-brand industrial 3D printer RICOH AM S5500P

Oct.27, 2015 - The Japanese 3D printing and imaging provider Ricoh has announced the release of their impressive industrial RICOH AM S5500P 3D printer, which is capable of 3D printing high functional materials on a large scale. More

EU develops PERFORMANCE 3D printed food for elderly and patients with dysphagia

Oct.26, 2015 - The EU has invested three years of research and EUR 3 million in a holistic food supply chain system that uses 3D printing technology to restore pureed ingredients into appetizing, nutritious, and easy-to-swallow meals for the elderly. More

Kickstarter underway for Bill Struve's hand-operated 3DMetalCreator

Oct.26, 2015 - Bill Struve, the inventor of Bronze Clay and the founder of Metal Adventures, has recently broken into the world of 3D printing with the launch of a kickstarter for his new product: the 3DMetalCreator, a hand-operated tool to make 3D metal designs. More

Stratasys launches Objet500 Dental Selection multi-material 3D printer for high volume dental labs

Oct.26, 2015 - Stratasys' new larger platform Objet500 3D printer offers increased throughput and productivity for larger digital dental labs. Its triple-jetting technology and multi-color, multi-material 3D printing allow for ultra-realistic, life-like color dental models to be 3D printed in a single run. More

TRUMPF to unveil new laser-based metal 3D printers

Oct.26, 2015 - Neri Oxman, a designer, architect, artist and head of the MIT Media Lab's Mediated Matter research group as been named the 2014 recipient of the Vilcek Prize in Design. More

$380 Bipolar Sculto family 3D printer finds big success on Kickstarter

Oct.26, 2015 - Made by a team of young Danish entrepreneurs, the family-friendly and compact bipolar Sculpto 3D printer has already raised more than $17,000 through a Kickstarter campaign within just a few days. More

China's Revotek unveils world's first 3D blood vessel bio-printer

Oct.26, 2015 - The Chengdu-based bioengineering company Revotek has just announced that they have developed a unique 3D bioprinter that can 3D print vascular vessel systems complete with hollow structures. More

US 3D printing market is 'white hot' says IDC study

Oct.23, 2015 - Recent research from the International Data Corporation confirms that the US is the world's largest market for 3D printers with hardware revenue expected to reach $1.5 billion in the coming years. FDM/FFF and SLA 3D printing technology continue to lead US shipments, with SLS on the rise. More

Best Buy to launch CreoPop 3D printing cool ink pen in 1000 stores this Monday

Oct.23, 2015 - CreoPop, the Singapore based company that developed the world's first cool ink 3D printing pen, has announced that their product will be launched in over 1000 Best Buy locations in the United States starting October 26th, 2015. More

Technical University Eindhoven takes massive 11x5x4m concrete 3D printer into production

Oct.23, 2015 - Built together with ROHACO, TU Eindhoven plans to develop construction innovations with their massive 11 by 5 by 4 meter tall concrete 3D printer. Part of the project 3D Concrete Printing (3DCP), it costs about 650,000 euros and was financed by ten companies and the university. More

Mitch Pricer shows off incredibly accurate 95% 3D printed MitchRap 3D printer

Oct.22, 2015 - The MitchRap 3D printer, built by Texas-based designer Mitch Pricer, is one of the most accurate homemade 3D printers around despite consisting of 95% 3D printed parts. More

French startup Dagoma has released a 3D printer for only 300 euros

Oct.21, 2015 - French startup Dagoma take steps in making 3D printing more accessibly through the release of the Discovery200, an affordable, build-it-yourself 3D printer. More

BQ unveils Witbox 2, Hephestos 2 3D printers & Zowi 3D printed robot for kids

Oct.20, 2015 - Spanish company BQ has unveiled the Witbox 2 and Hephestos 2 3D printers with upgraded performance features, as well as a 3D printable robot named Zowi, designed to teach programming to kids for just $99. All of their products are open-source, and will be available as of November. More

Educational $279 Tinyboy 3D printer raises $10K in Indiegogo within a day

Oct.20, 2015 - Having been under development since 2011, the very compact and affordable Tinyboy 2 3D printer by Parker Leung is now ready to be used in schools and garages everywhere, and is already a huge hit on Indiegogo. More

Ultimaker releases open-source files for Ultimaker 2 Go and 2 Extended 3D printers

Oct.19, 2015 - Open-source 3D printing leader Ultimaker today released the free, online files for their Ultimaker 2 Go and Ultimaker 2 Extended 3D printers, maintaining their commitment to the global share-alike community. More

Olivetti, Telecom Italia Group company, unveils all-Italian 3D-S2 3D printer for SMEs

Oct.19, 2015 - Olivetti, Telecom Italia Group company, now ventures into the 3D printing market with their 3D-S2 3D printer, specifically designed for small and medium-sized businesses. More

Leapfrog launches simplified Creatr HS Lite 3D printer

Oct.14, 2015 - Leapfrog, the Dutch manufacturer of 3D printers, today released the Creatr HS Lite, a PLA-only compatible desktop printer with large build volume, and technology that promises a simplified printing process with high speed and quality results. More

Sneak preview of high precision 3D printer ZerO 3D Prototyper

Oct.14, 2015 - Italian startup ZerO 3D Prototyper has just shared a sneak preview of an interesting high precision 3D printer also called the ZerO 3D Prototyper. The company itself is a four man operation and based in Genoa, Northern Italy. More

Vader Systems metal 3D printer enters manufacturing phase, expected delivery by 2016

Oct.14, 2015 - Vader Systems has announced an exclusive manufacturing partnership with Rochester-based Aurora Machine to manufacture components for the final 3D printer, which is expected to be available as early as next year. More

Canon dives into 3D printing market with new resin-based technology and its first 3D printer concept

Oct.13, 2015 - Canon Europe has announced its entry to the 3D printing market with its first entirely in-house developed 3D printer and what they are calling a totally new method of resin-based 3D printing. More

Ryan Zellars transforms his Mostly Printed CNC machine into four-headed 3D printer

Oct.13, 2015 - To cope with all those manufacturing requests, Ryan Zellars has recently transformed the basic Mostly Printed CNC machine into a remarkable four-headed 3D printer. More

Northype’s Adam 4-in-1 3D printer, CNC mill, 3D scanner and laser cutter now on Kickstarter

Oct.12, 2015 - Italian startup Northype has designed Adam 4-in-1 3D printer that not only combines 3D printing, laser cutting. CNC milling and 3D scanning into a single machine; it is also open source to enable to design and integration of many more modular making heads. More

Readybox, consumer 3D printer with incredible printing speeds is now on Kickstarter

Oct.11, 2015 - The team behind Readybox, a new, ulta-fast 3D printer, have launched a Kickstarter campaign to support their project. The fundraising campaign has already surpassed its initial $12,500 target with 24 days left to run. More

Apis Cor circular mobile 3D printer can 3D print houses and construction entirely on-site

Oct.9, 2015 - Though still in prototype stage, the Apis Cor circular 3D printer, created by 25-year-old Nikita Chen-iun-tai, presents exciting possibilities for mobile and on-site 3D construction, and presents a viable and economic way to sustain our housing needs of the future. More

Raise3D launches high-resolution N1, N2 & N2+ 3D printers, featuring 0.01 mm layer thickness

Oct.9, 2015 - Raise3D previously released the interesting ideaPrinter a few years ago, and are now back with three improved models. Raise3D will soon launch a Kickstarter campaign for the N1, the N2 and the much larger N2 3D printers, all high resolution, user friendly machines. More

New DeeRed, be3D's largest 3D printer debuts at Paris 3D Printshow

Oct.9, 2015 - be3D, the Y Soft company who specialise in entry to mid-level 3D printers, have today announced the latest incarnation of their DeeRed 3D printer, the company's largest professional printer for prototyping and manufacturing. More

Maped to be outfitted with bigger, next-generation SpiderBot 3D printers

Oct.8, 2015 - French 3D printing company Qualup SAS has signed an agreement with Maped, the world leader in office and school supplies, to furnish them with a next generation SpiderBot Delta 3D printer that will come with significant upgrades in order to print in both ABS and thermoplastic. More

Promising large and open source Eleven 3D printer by ISG3D now live on Kickstarter

Oct.7, 2015 - Canadian startup and 3D printer service provider ISG3D has just launched crowdfunding campaign for ISG3D’s Eleven 3D printer, a good-sized, yet user-friendly desktop 3D printer that seems to feature everything users typically look for. More

Two students develop promising and fast FuseBox 3D printer for just $320, looking for beta testers

Oct.7, 2015 - Two student designers have managed to build a remarkably cheap FuseBox 3D printer that still manages to achieve very high printing speeds and a good printing quality. More

Makerarm multifunction personal fabricator & 3D printer launches on Kickstarter

Oct.6, 2015 - Today, the Makerarm multi-purpose personal fabricator and 3D printer has launched on Kickstarter. The Markerarm truly is an all-in-one making machine that combines 3D printing, plotting, milling, pick and place, laser engraving, PCB assembly, cake icing, and even more. More

Taiwan’s first metal 3D printer revealed, could help repair old submarines

Oct.6, 2015 - The National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST) in Taiwan today revealed Taiwan’s first locally developed metal 3D printing system, with which it hopes to improve the nation’s aerospace and defense industries. More

This OLO box will turn your smartphone into a DLP 3D printer for just $99

Oct.6, 2015 - Italian rapid prototyping and digital fabrication firm Solido3D has created OLO, the world’s first app-powered smartphone 3D printer, and are about to unleash accessible, affordable, and socially driven 3D printing on the world. More

Kentstrapper launches plug-n-play Zero 3D printer with auto-calibration and intuitive interface

Oct.2, 2015 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer Kenstrapper has revealed Zero, their latest and most evolved model. Kenstrapper’s goal in designing Zero was to simplify and speed up the interaction between man and machine, to make 3D printing enjoyable and significantly reduce the risk of failure. More

Deloitte predicts 220,000 3D printers sold in 2015, but says money is in professional grade 3D printing

Oct.2, 2015 - Deloitte concludes that the 2015 3D printing market has grown tremendously (with 220,000 3D printers being sold this year), but says that virtually all of the economic value is in professional grade 3D printing and that 95% of 3D printed objects are made by these high quality 3D printers. More

New WASP TOP DLP 3D printer combines top and bottom projection for the best of both worlds

Oct.1, 2015 - After three years of development, Italian 3D printer manufacturer WASP today announced a new technological solution for DLP 3D printing that combines the affordability, convenience and cleanliness of top side light projection with the high precision of bottom side projection. More

Aldric Negrier launches massive Vulcanus Max 30 and Vulcanus Max 40 3D printers

Sep.30, 2015 - An DIY professional 3D printer for under €300 known as the Vulcanus has been scaled-up 60%, 110%, and 160% to create the Vulcanus Max 30, Vulcanus Max 40 and upcoming Vulcanus MEGA MAX 3D printers, with build volumes of 32x32x32, 42x42x42 and 52x52x50 respectively. More

ORD Solutions multipurpose dual extrusion RoVaPaste 3D Printer now available for pre-order

Sep.30, 2015 - The promising RoVaPaste 3D Printer by ORD Solutions, a multipurpose machine capable of extruding edible and non-edible pastes, has just been launched for pre-orders. More

UTEP receives $2.1 million grant to develop multi-material 3D printer ‘factory of the future’

Sep.30, 2015 - The University of Texas at El Paso, in conjunction with its renowned W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation, is developing an all-in-one 3D printer that will be capable of assembling metals, electronics and plastics and printing fully functional electronics and industry-quality parts. More

Gartner: 3D printer shipments to reach 496K in 2016, 3D print market set to keep doubling in size

Sep.29, 2015 - A new prediction made by Gartner has said that the worldwide shipment of 3D printers will reach 496,000 in 2016. And with this latest prediction, they are very positive about where the 3D printing market is heading. More

Nufood Robot 3D Food Printer creates 'flavour bombs' with customisable taste, colour and texture

Sep.27, 2015 - Nufood are a team of designers, scientists, engineers and makers who “love inventing new technologies that can enhance the dining experience”, and they have created a unique food-making 3D printer. More

Carima unveils super high-speed C-CAT 'Continuous Additive 3D printing tech' that can print up to 60cm/hour

Sep.25, 2015 - Korean 3D printer manufacturer Carima has developed a new technology called C-CAT (Carima-Continuous Additive 3D Printing Technology) that can print at speeds 60cm/hour on the Z-axis at a layer thickness of just 5 microns. More

Taiwan's XYZprinting launches Da Vinci Professional 3D printer for businesses

Sep.24, 2015 - 3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting announced it has created an da Vinci Professional, the company's first 3D printer aimed at businesses and larger networks. More

Formlabs launches Form 2: The most advanced desktop SLA 3D printer yet

Sep.22, 2015 - Formlabs, designer and manufacturer of the popular Form 1 and Form 1+ 3D printing systems, today announced the launch of its latest and most advanced desktop SLA 3D printer, the Form 2. More

Amazon launches business, industrial & scientific supplies store featuring 3D printers

Sep.22, 2015 - Amazon UK has today launched a European business, industrial and scientific supplies store featuring more than half a million products including Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) products from 3D Systems and XYZprinting. More

Autodesk announces Ember 3D printer electronics and firmware now fully open source

Sep.21, 2015 - Autodesk announced today that they are taking the third step in sharing Ember by making its electronics and firmware open source and available to download, inspect, modify, and make improvements. More

Childhood fantasy come true: a 3D chocolate printer made from LEGO

Sep.19, 2015 - Dutch engineer Gosse Adema recently uploaded an Instructable for his fully functional, 3D Chocolate LEGO printer as an update to his previously-posted LEGO 3D printer, which won him the grand prize in a 3D printing contest. More

Biolinker: world’s first biofilm 3D printer made entirely from K’nex

Sep.18, 2015 - A group of nine TU Delft students participating in the upcoming iGem Synthetic Biology Competition have built the first 3D printer capable of creating customizable and reproducible bacterial biofilm, and they’ve made it almost entirely out of the children’s toy K’nex. More

Dobot: Arduino powered desktop robotic arm capable of 3D printing with plastic & food-based filaments

Sep.16, 2015 - Designed by a team of six ambitious industrial robot engineers, the Dobot can draw, write, text, move, grab things, and 3D print parts and food, all with a precision error margin of just 0.2mm. More

Kickstarter launched for MONO, smart 7-inch touchscreen 3D printer

Sep.16, 2015 - Berlin-based 3D printing firm Mono Industries have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the production of their new touch-screen 3D printer. The Mono 3D printer, which took the team 8 months to develop, is a desktop printer which the German manufacturers claim is perfect for home use. More

Maker develops 73% 3D printed RepRap 'Snappy', the most self-replicating RepRap yet

Sep.15, 2015 - A RepRapper going by the name of RevarBat has developed the ‘Snappy’, a 3D printer able to print 73% of its own components, making it possibly the most self-replicating RepRap machine yet. More

Ira3D launches Poetry Infinity superfast 3D printer

Sep.14, 2015 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer Ira3D has recently launched a follow-up model to its Poetry2, which they are calling the Poetry Infinity. Just like its predecessor, the Poetry Infinity performs with accuracy, reliability, and a remarkably large build volumea (250x250x300mm). More

Northype to take all-in-one 3D printer, laser cutter & scanner Adam to Kickstarter for just €899

Sep.14, 2015 - Called the Adam and developed by Italian startup Northype, this interesting machine not only combines 3D printing, laser cutting and 3D scanning into a single machine it is also open source to enable to design and integration of many more modular making heads. More

MASSIVit installs first large-scale 1800 3D printer at communications expert ES Digital

Sep.11, 2015 - MASSIVit has announced that their first 1800 3D printer has been installed at Israeli communications provider ES Digital, proving that there are viable commercial uses for their XXL ambitions. More

Affordable and open source Eleven 3D printer by ISG3D to launch on Kickstarter this month

Sep.10, 2015 - Called the Eleven 3D printer, this very promising machine seems to be the real deal, but for an affordable price and with an open source character. It is expected to launch on Kickstarter later this month. More

Sinterit Lisa desktop SLS 3D printer set to launch at Euromold 2015, starting at $5,000

Sep.9, 2015 - SinterIt, the company that announced the release of an affordable Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) 3D printer in April 2015, officially launches the Sinterit Lisa later this month at the 2015 edition of the Euromold trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany. More

3D4MD turns solar powered suitcase 3D printer into medical tool for saving lives in third world and on Mars

Sep.8, 2015 - Called 3DMD and led by dr. Julielynn Wong, this fantastic initiative uses multipurpose solar-powered suitcase 3D printers that can be used to manufacture all sorts of medical tools in the remote corners of the world and even in space by astronauts. More

Portable, open source Fusion 3D Printer now available for $249, Kickstarter forthcoming

Sep.7, 2015 - The Fusion 3D printer is a very promising machine designed through RepRap principles to be portable, open source, excellent in performance and affordable. While a Kickstarter campaign for this interesting machine is forthcoming, you can already order this 3D printer as a kit for just $249. More

WASP unveils house printer BigDelta: world’s largest delta 3D printer at 12 meters tall

Sep.7, 2015 - At a multipurpose three day event in Massa Lombarda, Italy (18-20 September), WASP will unveil the BigDelta 3D printer: the world’s largest delta 3D printer, standing at 12 meters in height and capable of 3D printing entire homes. More

Foldie 3D FFF Printer can be easily carried around in just a 19 inch laptop bag

Sep.6, 2015 - Belgian 3D printer service company, 3D Printers VDB, has recently been developing a 3D printer named the Foldie 3D FFF Printer, which possesses some rather unique properties. Namely, that it can be folded down and easily carried around in just a standard 19 inch laptop bag. More

Japan's Mutoh Industries announces large scale Value 3D Resinoid MR-5000 resin-based FDM 3D printer

Sep.3, 2015 - Developed by Mutoh Industries, the just-announced Value 3D Resinoid MR-5000 resin 3D printer is essentially a powered up FDM 3D printer capable of very accurately 3D printing resin on a large scale. More

German RepRap releases 2nd version of X1000 large format 3D printer

Sep.2, 2015 - From the Feldkirchen, Munich based company that introduced the successful X400 professional 3D printer, German RepRap has just released a new version of its large format printer the X1000. More

Eurocompositi's 3D printed PLA bike frame - made from plants - wins Eurobike Gold award

Sep.1, 2015 - The Padua-based design studio Eurocompositi has developed an amazing 3D printed PLA ‘Aenimal Bhulk’ mountain bike frame capable of being ridden, and have on the Eurobike Gold award for their efforts. More