University of Wollongong's PICT 3D bioprinter could revolutionize Type 1 diabetes treatment

Dec.11, 2017 - Australia's University of Wollongong (UOW) is quickly becoming a pioneer in 3D bioprinting technologies. Recently, the university unveiled a new customized 3D bioprinter which has the potential to drastically improve treatment for patients with Type 1 diabetes. More

Kickstarter for MakeX's Migo 3D printer, with a new 'printing while walking' feature, has 7 days left

Dec.7, 2017 - MakeX's Migo 3D printer, which was launched on Kickstarter last month, now comes with a battery-equipped backpack that carries the machine so it can be used on-the-move. There are 7 days left on the crowdfunding campaign for this impressive new product, from the established Chinese manufacturer. More

San Draw rolls out FAM silicone 3D printer upgrades and improved 3D printed silicone airway

Dec.5, 2017 - Following the success of their FAM 3D printed silicone technology, San Draw has unveiled some key upgrades to their 3D printing system, announced just last week. Among the highlights are a new solution engineered for 3D printing silicone airways, one of the company's most popular medical models, and several upgrades to San Draw's 3D printer. More

FabRx transforms Magic Candy Factory 3D printer into $10,500 personalized medicine maker for children

Dec.4, 2017 - London-based biotechnology company FabRx is repurposing a Magic Candy Factory 3D printer to dispense child-friendly medicines. The company will run a $67,500 Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the 3D printing project. More

DWS Systems presents new XCELL 6000 SLA 3D printer with built-in washing and UV curing modules

Nov.30, 2017 - Italian 3D printing company DWS Systems has introduced its newest product, the XCELL SD 3D printer. The new machine, which was presented at formnext last week, offers users an all-in-one solution for stereolithography (SLA) 3D printing. More

MIT engineers develop 10x faster desktop FDM 3D printer

Nov.29, 2017 - Engineers at MIT have developed a laser-assisted FDM 3D printer that prints around 10 times faster than average desktop machines. The new 3D printer's unusual printhead uses a laser and novel screw mechanism to increase flow rate. More

Teknodizayn showcases injection molding inspired LOOP 3D printer with continuous printing capabilities

Nov.29, 2017 - Turkish 3D printer distributor Teknodizayn has unveiled the first functional prototype of its new LOOP 3D printer. The new machine is based on a patented technology inspired by injection molding and integrates a novel continuous printing mechanism. More

Meet Ethereal Machine's Halo, a hybrid '5D Printer' for both additive and subtractive manufacturing

Nov.28, 2017 - Ethereal Machines is the Bangalore-based startup behind the Halo 5D printer, the world's first hybrid manufacturing machine capable of both additive and subtractive manufacturing. According to company founder Kaushik Mudda, the Halo 5D Printer is poised to become the next big thing in the world of desktop manufacturing. More

Robot Factory's 3DLPrinter-HD 2.0+ 3D printer (with accessories) now on sale for €6,000

Nov.28, 2017 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer Robot Factory has announced that (as of November 27th) its 3DLPrinter-HD 2.0+ 3D printer is being discounted by up to 60% for clients that purchase it directly from the manufacturer. More

Regenovo unveils Bio-architect X, China's first high-throughput 3D bioprinter for mass producing human tissues

Nov.27, 2017 - Hangzhou Regenovo Biotechnology Co., Ltd. has unveiled China's first ever 3D bioprinter for high-throughput applications. The bioprinter, named the Bio-architect X, was introduced by the biotech company at a bioprinting event. More

EnvisionTEC presents $6,999 Aria DLP 3D printer for entry-level desktop manufacturing

Nov.24, 2017 - Michigan-based 3D printing company EnvisionTEC has just introduced its latest 3D printer model: Aria. The new machine, priced at $6,999, is described as an 'entry-level' desktop DLP 3D printer ideal for manufacturing jewelry, toys and miniatures, or industrial parts. More

Argentina's National University of Córdoba starts using country's first 3D drug printer

Nov.23, 2017 - The National University of Cordoba in Argentina has recently installed a new 3D printer specifically designed for the production of drugs. Like with other 3D drug printers, it gives more choice over the material and shape of the tablets or pills, enabling better control over the dosage. More

HP's Q4 announcement suggests lower-cost, full color 3D printing system, metal 3D printing to come in 2018

Nov.22, 2017 - HP has released its financial results for the final quarter of 2017, as well as a general overview of its 3D printing outlook and future strategy. A price drop is expected for its 3D printers soon, as well as a new metal 3D printing system and full-color printing technology with voxel control. More

Aleph Objects announces 10 new LulzBot 3D printing products, incl. software, filament, tool heads

Nov.22, 2017 - 3D printing company Aleph Objects, known for its LulzBot brand 3D printers, has just announced a slew of ten new 3D printing products it plans to release in the near future. Among the new products are filaments, tool heads, software, and various 3D printer accessories. More

MakeX launches $149 portable, internet-enabled Migo FDM 3D printer on Kickstarter

Nov.17, 2017 - China-based 3D printer developer MakeX has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new Migo 3D printer. Starting at only $149, the new printer boasts portability, internet connectivity, laser engraving capabilities, and more. More

3D printing deals and discounts to look for on Blue Friday, Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017

Nov.17, 2017 - With Thanksgiving around the corner, shoppers'and especially tech shoppers'are getting ready to open up their wallets for great deals on all types of hardware, software, games, accessories, and more.'Check out what's on offer this year for 3D printers and 3D printing accessories. More

3D Potter announces large-scale Potterbot XLS-1 ceramic 3D printer that uses full-body clay

Nov.16, 2017 - The latest product in 3D Potter's Potterbot range, the XLS-1, is now available. It boasts a huge build volume of up to 9 feet in height by 9 feet in diameter, due to its 360 degree continuous print rotation. The printer can extrude clay as well as other ceramic materials, polymers, and even food. More

Xact Metal introduces new mid-sized, multi-laser XM300 metal 3D printer

Nov.16, 2017 - American metal 3D printing company Xact Metal has announced a new mid-sized metal 3D printer: the XM300. The machine is the company's second 3D printing product, following its original XM200 laser-based metal 3D printer which was introduced in June 2017. More

EnvisionTEC introduces larger-scale Perfactory and cDLM 3D printers, software upgrade

Nov.14, 2017 - EnvisionTEC is one of many 3D printing companies that has come out for the formnext 2017 trade show, and like many of its peers it has brought something new to show off: larger versions of both its Perfactory and high-speed cDLM 3D printers as well as an upgrade to its Perfactory Software Suite. More

GE Additive unveils scalable, meter-class, laser powder BETA 3D printing machine from its Project Atlas program

Nov.14, 2017 - GE Additive, the 3D printing arm of General Electric, is at the forefront of developments in industrial 3D printing. The company today unveiled the first scalable, meter-class, laser powder-bed fusion BETA machine'developed as part of its Project A.T.L.A.S program.' More

Roboze's new ARGO 500 can 3D print high-performance parts up to 0.5 cubic meters in size

Nov.14, 2017 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze has just unveiled its newest machine: the ARGO 500 3D printer, which is capable of printing high impact parts of up to 0.5 m3 in scale using high-performance materials such as PEEK, Ultem, Carbon PA, and Carbon PEEK. More

Tumaker's Voladd desktop 3D printer hits the market, expects to sell 3000 units by end of year

Nov.10, 2017 - A new consumer desktop 3D printer has just hit the market in Spain's Basque country. Tumaker's Voladd FDM machine will be aimed at complete 3D printing beginners, and it comes with a specially designed bio-plastic filament material. More

XYZprinting taking on industrial market with 5 new 3D printers

Nov.9, 2017 - 3D printing company XYZprinting, known for its user-friendly Da Vinci range of desktop 3D printers, is branching out into the professional sphere with five new 3D printers, including a laser sintering system, a full-color binder jetting printer, and three DLP machines. More

Desktop Metal now taking international pre-orders for 'Studio System' metal 3D printer

Nov.9, 2017 - Desktop Metal has announced it will begin taking international pre-orders for its innovative desktop metal 3D printing 'Studio System.' The Massachusetts-based company has gained significant attention over the past year, since it announced the release of its anticipated metal 3D printing systems. More

HP announces Jet Fusion 3D 4210, new 3D printing materials, expanded partner base for Open Materials Platform

Nov.9, 2017 - Software giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) has just unveiled its newest 3D printing solution: the Jet Fusion 3D 4210, a system upgrade aimed at industrial-scale 3D manufacturing, alongside an expanded materials portfolio. A new slate of partners will also be coming on board for the development of HP's popular Open Materials Platform. More

Fraunhofer ILT lays foundations for bigger and better SLM 3D printing in new research

Nov.9, 2017 - Scientists from the Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT have announced they will be presenting their latest technology, a new, large-scale SLM laboratory system, at the upcoming formnext trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. More

VERASHAPE to launch new 5-axis VSHAPER FDM 3D printer at formnext 2017

Nov.8, 2017 - Polish 3D printer manufacturer VERASHAPE has announced it will be unveiling its newest product, a 5-axis 3D printer called VSHAPER, at the upcoming formnext 3D printing trade show in Frankfurt. More

Roboze releases new ARGO 500 3D printer for high-performance polymers

Nov.8, 2017 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze has just announced the release of a new 'high impact' FDM/FFF 3D printer: the ARGO 500. The company says its new system is built for industrial manufacturing and is capable of printing with high-performance polymers. More

SPEE3D announces global launch of LightSPEE3D metal 3D printer with ‘supersonic 3D deposition’

Nov.8, 2017 - Australia's SPEE3D has announced its official global launch and the availability of its industrial 3D printer, which uses supersonic 3D deposition (SP3D) technology to print at extremely fast speeds. The LightSPEE3D printer purportedly print metal parts in a 'matter of minutes.' More

Weaver desktop 3D printer offers hi-res SLA printing with F-theta lens, 50-micron laser spot

Nov.7, 2017 - Pennsylvania 3D printing company 3DFacture has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new Weaver 3D printer, a stereolithography (SLA) laser 3D printer with an F-theta lens and 50-micron laser spot. The resin 3D printer is available at an early bird price of $999. More

LumiPocket LT Personal Fabricator: multifunctional UV resin 3D printer on market for $760

Nov.1, 2017 - Lumi Industries, an Italian 3D solutions company, has announced the commercial availability of the LumiPocket LT Personal Fabricator, a multifunctional open source resin 3D printer. The 3D printer has been in production since the start of the year following a successful crowdfunding campaign. More

iPen: wincoud's 'safe' $49 3D printing pen looks to get kids, schools involved with 3D design

Nov.1, 2017 - Chinese startup wincoud has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the iPen, a low-temperature 3D printing pen billed as being especially safe for children. Backers can secure a super early bird 3D pen for HK$382 ($49). More

Markforged announces $30M Series C funding from Siemens' next47, Microsoft Ventures, Porsche SE

Nov.1, 2017 - MA-based Markforged, known for 3D printers that produce plastic parts strengthened by carbon fiber and other materials, today announced that it has completed a $30 million Series C round of funding. More

New ECAM system is a low-cost, electrochemical-based metal 3D printer

Oct.31, 2017 - A research group from the Imperial College London in the UK has reportedly developed a new and low-cost process for metal 3D printing. The innovative technique, called Electrochemical Additive Manufacturing (ECAM) uses electroplating technology to build up metal objects in a cost-efficient manner. More

Formnext preview: SondaSys 01 SLS 3D printer, Sharebot Antares SLA, atum3D's DLP Station 5, SABIC's new filament

Oct.31, 2017 - Here's a brief round-up of four companies that will be exhibiting at this year's Formnext show in Frankfurt. Each business is showing off a new 3D printing system, material or service that should be pointing the way forward for the 3D printing world. More

Natural Robotics' VIT SLS 3D printer available for $7K on Kickstarter

Oct.27, 2017 - Spanish 3D printing company Natural Robotics has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its VIT laser sintering 3D printer. Backers can secure the 3D printer for €5,999 ($7K), saving 45 per cent on the retail price. More

3D printer that turns nano-cellulose into nutritious meals could be part of your kitchen in 5 years

Oct.25, 2017 - Two researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem claim to have developed food 3D printing technology capable of printing entire meals from nano-cellulose, a naturally occurring fiber that contains no calories. More

XJet announces new Carmel 1400 and 700 ceramic and metal NPJ 3D printers

Oct.25, 2017 - Israeli 3D printing company XJet Ltd. has launched its new line of XJet Carmel AM System 3D printers. The new series comprises the Carmel 1400 and Carmel 700 AM systems, the former of which will be presented at the upcoming formnext 3D printing event in Frankfurt, Germany. More

This startup built an affordable 3D bioprinter from a Monoprice Select Mini

Oct.21, 2017 - American startup 3D Cultures has just released the Tissue Scribe bioprinter, a desktop system equipped for 3D printing bio-materials in research labs, classrooms, and even at home. Priced at $999, the Tissue Scribe is notable for its price tag, but more so because this 3D bioprinter is literally built from the desktop 3D printer Mono Price Select Mini. More

New Matter launches 30% faster MOD-t 3D printer on Kickstarter, starting at $199

Oct.19, 2017 - New Matter, the 3D printer startup that brought us the low-cost MOD-t desktop printer in 2014, is now back and better than ever with the launch of its second-generation MOD-t. More

Australia's Charles Darwin University fires up rocket-powered LIGHTSPEE3D metal 3D printer

Oct.19, 2017 - Charles Darwin University in Australia has started using its LIGHTSPEE3D metal 3D printer, built by Australian additive manufacturing company SPEE3D. Darwin's machine is the first operational LIGHTSPEE3D printer in the world. More

New 'fully integrated' Voladd 3D printer launches on Kickstarter for $587

Oct.18, 2017 - A startup from San Sebastian in Spain has launched a new 'fully integrated' 3D printer on Kickstarter. Called the Voladd 3D printer, the new machine is available for as little as 499 euros ($587). More

$2,500 Platonics Ark billed as 'first 3D printer for architects'

Oct.17, 2017 - Finland-based 3D printing startup Platonics has launched an Indiegogo campaign for the 'Ark,' billed as the first 3D printer for architects. Earliest backers can secure the basic version of the FDM 3D printer for €2095 ($2,465). More

Casio's Mofrel 2.5D printer can print realistic textures like leather & fabric onto paper

Oct.16, 2017 - Japanese electronics company Casio has unveiled its Mofrel 2.5D printer which is capable of printing detailed, textured, and full-color surfaces on paper. The printing tech could have applications in automotive prototyping and the textile industry, among others. More

Mooz: 3-in-1 3D printing, laser engraving, CNC carving machine smashes $50K Kickstarter goal

Oct.12, 2017 - South Korean 3D printing startup Mooz has launched a Kickstarter for its transformable 3D printer, the Mooz. The machine has interchangeable heads for 3D printing, laser engraving, and CNC carving. More

Renishaw to unveil new four-laser RenAM 500Q 3D printer and more at formnext 2017

Oct.12, 2017 - UK-based Renishaw is gearing up for the third annual formnext 2017, and plans to use the event to unveil its newest products, including the RenAM 500Q four-laser additive manufacturing system. More

Dual-extrusion Skriware 2 desktop 3D printer available for $1,599 pre-order

Oct.10, 2017 - Skriware, a 3D printer manufacturer based in Poland and Sweden, has introduced its latest product: the Skriware 2 3D printer. The machine, which is currently available for pre-order for the reduced price of $1,599, was unveiled yesterday at the Gitex Technology Week 2017 in Dubai. More

Silicon Valley's Tytus3D launches sub-$300K metal 3D printer to rival EOS, SLM Solutions

Oct.6, 2017 - Silicon Valley 3D printing startup Tytus3D has developed its first metal 3D printer. At under $300,000, the Tytus 3D printer can print with a minimum layer height of 20 microns. The company says its machine is easier to use than EOS and SLM Solutions 3D printers. More

IN(3D)USTRY 2017 Report: Natural Robotics previews Vit SLS 3D printer

Oct.5, 2017 - 3ders got an interview with Hector Esteller, of Natural Robotics, at this year's IN3DUSTRY expo. The Barcelona-based company was demonstrating its new, affordable SLS 3D printer, the Vit SLS, at the conference. More

Farsoon channels 'CAMS' tech to develop FS1000P, largest nylon SLS 3D printer on market

Oct.2, 2017 - Chinese 3D printing company Farsoon Technologies has announced the development of the FS1000P, a large-format 3D printer made with the company's Continuous Additive Manufacturing Solution (CAMS) technology. The first commercial FS1000P will be ready for the TCT Asia show in 2018. More

Intamsys updates FUNMAT HT and PRO 3D printers for high-performance materials

Sep.28, 2017 - Chinese company Intamsys Technology Co. Ltd. is one of the many 3D printer manufacturers attending this year's TCT Show in Birmingham, UK. And while the company isn't rolling out any major new products, it has announced a number of updates to its FUNMAT HT and PRO 3D printers. More

China's UnionTech unveils affordable 'PILOT' SLA 3D printers at TCT Show

Sep.28, 2017 - Shanghai Union Technology Corporation is launching its PILOT stereolithography (SLA) 3D printers at the TCT Show 3D printing event, which wraps up today in Birmingham, UK. PILOT 3D printers offer 'excellent surface aesthetics, application range, [and] ease of use.' More

Chinese company XDM 3D Printing Technology claims new XDM750 is world's largest SLM 3D printer

Sep.27, 2017 - XDM 3D Printing Technology, a 3D printing company based in Suzhou, China, claims to have developed the world's largest selective laser melting (SLM) 3D printer. The XDM750 has a build volume of 750 x 750 x 500 mm, larger than Concept Laser's X LINE 2000R. More

Father-and-son startup Cubibot launches $199 3D printer on Kickstarter

Sep.26, 2017 - San Diego startup Cubibot LLC has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its eponymous debut 3D printer, the Cubibot. Early backers can secure the FDM 3D printer, which is described as 'sleek and user-friendly,' for $199. More

FELIXprinters launches $1,300 FELIX Tec 4 3D printer at TCT Show

Sep.26, 2017 - Netherlands-based 3D printer company FELIXprinters has launched its latest FDM 3D printer at the TCT Show in Birmingham, UK. The FELIX Tec 4 follows the FELIX Tec 3, and is available in single and dual extruder models. More

New BCN3D Sigmax 3D printer boasts wide build volume and dual extrusion printing

Sep.26, 2017 - Barcelona-based 3D printer company BCN3D will be launching its newest 3D printer today at Birmingham's TCT Show for additive manufacturing. The new machine, the BCN3D Sigmax, is a fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printer notable for its large print volume. More

Prusa Printers releases $749 Original i3 MK3, its 'smartest' 3D printer

Sep.25, 2017 - Prusa Printers, Josef Prusa's popular RepRap 3D printer company, has released a new 3D printer. The Original Prusa i3 MK3 comes with a filament sensor, improved magnetic MK52 heatbed, and Trinamic2130 drivers with layer shift detection. It costs $749 (kit) or $999 (assembled). More

Geeetech E180 mini 3D printer hits Kickstarter for just $199

Sep.20, 2017 - Geeetech, a Shenzhen-based 3D printer manufacturer, has unveiled the E180, a mini 3D printer and upgraded version of its predecessor, the Me Ducer. The company has launched a crowdfunding campaign for its new creation, priced at $199, a third less than its retail price. More

Digital Metal's DM P2500 binder jetting 3D printer prints 42-micron metal layers at 100 cm2 per hour

Sep.20, 2017 - Digital Metal, part of the metal powder-producing Höganäs Group in Sweden, has started production on the DM P2500, a high-precision binder jetting metal 3D printer that can produce 'smaller and more intricate components than any previous technology.' More

T3D's compact smartphone 3D printer available on Kickstarter for as little as $219

Sep.20, 2017 - Taiwan-based 3D printer startup T3D has launched its first product, the T3D mobile 3D printer, via a Kickstarter campaign. The low-cost 3D printer, which prints directly using your smartphone or tablet, still has early bird deals available for as little as $219. More

Sinterit Lisa SLS 3D printer now available for €4,990, 50% less than before

Sep.20, 2017 - Polish 3D printer manufacturer Sinterit has made an announcement that is sure to please the maker community: it is slashing the cost of its Sinterit Lisa SLS 3D printer by roughly 50 per cent. The 3D printer is now available for as little as €44,990 ($5,960). More

Sprybuild developing 'world's fastest' DLP 3D printers with CPWC tech

Sep.18, 2017 - Ukrainian 3D printing startup Sprybuild has developed and filed a patent for a new continuous DLP 3D printing technology called CPWC (Continuous Production with Wavefront Converting). The company says the technology could be used to build the fastest DLP 3D printers in the world. More

Nano Dimension unveils larger-format DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D printer for 3D printing electronics

Sep.13, 2017 - Israel-based 3D printed electronics company Nano Dimension today announced the commercial availability of a new larger-format machine, the DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D Printer. More

HP Jet Fusion 3D printer incorporates Siemens NX AM software module

Sep.6, 2017 - Siemens and HP have partnered to integrate HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology with Siemens' flagship NX software for product development and manufacturing. The software has been certified by HP. More

Mimaki's 3DUJ-553 UV LED 3D printer can print in over 10 million colors

Sep.1, 2017 - Inkjet printing specialist Mimaki has announced its 3DUJ-553 UV LED 3D printing solution, billed as the first 3D printer with 'over 10 million colors.' The 3D printer eliminates the need for the hand painting of printed items. More

XYZPrinting announces $3,000 da Vinci full-Color 3D Printer with 3DColorJet technology

Aug.31, 2017 - 3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting has announced the $3,000 Da Vinci Color: a fused filament fabrication 3D printer that offers full CMYK printing by incorporating inkjet printing into the build process. More

Layer One teases new FDM-SLA combo 3D printer: the Atom 3

Aug.31, 2017 - Taiwan 3D printer manufacturer Layer One seems to have something new up its sleeve. Known for its delta-style Atom FDM 3D printers, the company claims to be developing a new 3D printer which would combine both FDM and stereolithography (SLA) in a single machine. More

18-year-old Italian student builds €10 3D printer from old inkjet printers

Aug.29, 2017 - An 18-year-old student at the Liceo Scientifico Copernico in Udine, Italy, has deconstructed three old inkjet printers and a flatbed scanner to make his own 3D printer from scratch. Costing only '10 from start to finish, Michele Lizzit's innovative project shows just how much is possible with some basic recycling, a bit of tinkering, and a lot of creativity. More

Ionic3DP to launch Kickstarter for Kappa - $220 3D printer based on Scott Russell Mechanism

Aug.29, 2017 - Ionic3DP, a Singapore-based 3D printer startup, is preparing to launch its very first additive manufacturing system. Called Kappa, the new FDM/FFF desktop 3D printer is set to launch via Kickstarter this September. More

Argentinian researchers add rotating 4th axis to bioprinter for tubular scaffold meshes

Aug.25, 2017 - Researchers from CONICET and the National University of La Plata in Argentina are developing a 3D bioprinting system that incorporates a 4th axis. This new 3D printer, they say, will enable the additive manufacturing of more complex cylindrical, tubular, or helical mesh structures. More

Shining 3D launches Einstart-C 3D printer, collaborates for STEAM education starter package

Aug.25, 2017 - Shining 3D, one of China's leading 3D printing and scanning companies, has announced the release of its latest product: the Einstart-C desktop 3D printer. In addition to launching the new 3D printer, the company will be introducing a 3D printing educational starter package in collaboration with PrintLab International to help bolster STEAM learning in schools. More

Three 3D printer crowdfunding projects live right now: New Nine, D2K Insight, Toybox

Aug.22, 2017 - While crowdfunding will always be something of a lottery, platforms like Kickstarter remain the best place to get huge cost reductions on startup-made 3D printers and 3D printing equipment. Here are three 3D printer projects live right now: the New Nine, D2K Insight, and Toybox. More

Markforged introduces two new industrial 3D printers, the X3 and X5, for local manufacturing

Aug.16, 2017 - Leading 3D printer manufacturer Markforged has released 2 new machines, for use by companies wanting to 3D print end-use parts or prototypes locally. Parts made with the X2 and X5 will have vastly improved material strength and stiffness, due to the carbon fiber and thermoplastic materials they use. More

Nanoscribe 3D printer overcomes design constraints in advanced micro-optics

Aug.9, 2017 - German 3D printing company Nanoscribe is using its Photonic Professional GT 3D printer to fabricate micro-optical shapes including standard refractive micro-optics, freeform optics, diffractive optical elements, and multiplet lens systems. More

Introducing the fast and versatile DeltaWASP 20 40 Turbo2 3D printer

Aug.4, 2017 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer WASP has introduced its latest product: the DeltaWASP 20 40 Turbo2. The new 3D printer, notable for its fast printing speed, is available in two versions: the Spitfire Red Extruder and ZEN Dual Extruder. More

TTP introduces FormaJet, a multi-color 3D bioprinting platform

Jul.31, 2017 - UK-based company TTP has unveiled its new FormaJet liquid handling platform which reportedly enables high throughput and multi-color digital 3D bioprinting. The company is currently seeking partners for the platform's development and go-to-market strategy. More

SparkMaker launches $129 desktop SLA 3D printer on Kickstarter, triples fundraising goal in hours

Jul.27, 2017 - Hong Kong-based SparkMaker has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the SparkMaker, an LCD based SLA 3D printer that prints in high-resolution yet has a price that makes it affordable for everyone. With a $99 starting price on the Kickstarter run, the company aims to bring the quality of SLA printing to the masses. More

Introducing Geeetech's new cloud connected GiantArm D200 3D printer

Jul.24, 2017 - Geeetech's has just launched its new GiantArm D200 cloud 3D printer on the market. Boasting versatility and agility, the new GiantArm brand is engineered with the vision of embracing the bold ideation and creative passion of all 3D printing users. More

NDSU makes progress towards fully self-replicating 3D printer for space exploration

Jul.20, 2017 - A team of researchers at North Dakota State University has successfully tested a 3D printed 3D printer. Their work will contribute to the advancement of self-replicating robotics technology, which could eventually be used in unmanned space exploration. More

New Wave3D Pro SLA 3D printer promises industrial printing with 'simplicity of a desktop'

Jul.19, 2017 - WAVE3D, a Toronto-based 3D printer manufacturer, has just unveiled its first commercial SLA 3D printer: the Wave3D Pro. The new printer was specifically developed for professional applications such as rapid prototyping and design. More

Mid-range $3k - $25k 3D printers seeing popularity surge, says market research firm CONTEXT

Jul.18, 2017 - Market research firm CONTEXT says worldwide shipments and revenues in the 3D printing industry increased during the first three months of 2017. CONTEXT notes a rise in the popularity of mid-range 3D printers situated between desktop and industrial models. More

$313k grant helps Australia's Charles Darwin University acquire LIGHTSPEE3D metal 3D printer

Jul.17, 2017 - Australia's Charles Darwin University (CDU) has used a 400,000 AUD ($313,000) government grant to acquire a LIGHTSPEE3D metal 3D printer from Australian additive manufacturing specialist SPEE3D. The printer can purportedly print 100 to 1,000 times faster than other printers. More

NIST examines laser melting process with custom-made 3D printer - the Additive Manufacturing Metrology Testbed

Jul.7, 2017 - Researchers from the NIST are developing new ways to optimize the metal 3D printing process. Quality control for this kind of additive manufacturing is increasingly important, so the team is making use of a custom-made 3D printer, the Additive Manufacturing Metrology Bed, to study the printing process in detail. More

Kodama smashes Kickstarter goal for $99 Obsidian 3D printer

Jul.3, 2017 - After the success of its affordable Trinus machine, Kodama has launched a Kickstarter for the Obsidian 3D printer,. one of the first professional-quality 3D printers on the market for under $100. Upgraded versions with even more impressive features are also available for less than $250. More

New Printrbelt 3D printer by Printrbot lets you print with 'Infinite Z'

Jul.3, 2017 - The trend for desktop 3D printers with conveyor belt build platforms seems to be taking off, with California-based 3D printer company Printrbot introducing its latest offering: the Printrbelt 3D printer. More

Xact Metal launches $120,000 XM200 metal 3D printer that can fuse at 1.5 meters per second

Jun.29, 2017 - Xact Metal, a 3D printing company located in State College, Pennsylvania, has launched its first 3D printer. The XM200 is an industrial-level, laser-based metal 3D printer, and is priced at $120,000. More

AONIQ's 888 PVC 3D Printer available for $10,999

Jun.28, 2017 - Australian R&D company AONIQ has launched the 888 PVC 3D Printer, a $10,999 FDM machine capable of printing with PVC and standard 3D printing materials. AONIQ says the 3D printer sits somewhere between budget FDM printers and more expensive production-level machines. More

Russian researchers say they've developed a 3D printer that can print with three metals

Jun.28, 2017 - A team of Russian researchers, part of the Laboratory for Additive Technologies and Materials Design, say they have developed a 3D printing technology capable of printing in three metals. The technology will reportedly be unveiled in 2018. More

New BioAssemblyBot bioprinter could 3D print 'safe' and functional human organs

Jun.26, 2017 - Dubbed the 'BioAssemblyBot,' a new bioprinter from Advanced Solutions isn't printing useable human organs just yet, but with models that closely mimic functional lungs, hearts, kidneys, pancreases, bones and even human skin, the company says it won't be long before they can print transplantable organs. More

Leapfrog 3D Printers returns with $7K professional-grade Bolt Pro 3D printer

Jun.26, 2017 - Netherlands-based FDM 3D printing company Leapfrog 3D Printers has today launched the Leapfrog Bolt Pro, a professional-grade 3D printer for office or industrial use. The machine will retail for 6,499 euros ($7,285) excl. VAT. More

New dual-extrusion Scribble Duo 3D pen launches on Kickstarter

Jun.22, 2017 - Scribbler has launched a crowdfunding campaign for its newest product, the Scribbler DUO. The DUO has an improved design, more controls over temperature and speed, and a second extruder which allows for two different color filaments as well as faster drawing. More

3Doodler’s limited edition Star Trek 3D printing pens let you reach 'final frontier of creativity'

Jun.22, 2017 - WobbleWorks, the company behind the popular 3Doodler 3D printing pen, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a set of limited edition Star Trek 3Doodler pens. The pens cost $99 for one, and $450 for the complete set of six. More

GE Additive to unveil ATLAS, world's largest metal SLS 3D printer, later this year

Jun.20, 2017 - After two years of development, an initial version of GE's new laser-powder technology will be ready for demonstration in November. The machine is designed for the aerospace industry, has a build volume of over 1 meter cubed, and is based on similar technology developed by GE-owned company Concept Laser. More

Zortrax debuts Inventure 3D printer, new materials, Z-SUITE software upgrade

Jun.8, 2017 - Polish 3D printer company Zortrax has just given us a first look at a slew of new products, including the Zortrax Inventure 3D printer and DSS station, Z-PLA Pro and Z-ASA Pro 3D printing materials, and version 2.0 of its Z-SUITE software. More

Opencreators introduces continuous BS210 3D printer with automatic build plate changing

Jun.6, 2017 - New Jersey company Opencreators is launching its newest 3D printer. Dubbed the Opencreators BS210, the new 3D printer is notable for its automatic build plate changer and continuous 3D printing capabilities. More

Stratasys subsidiary Solidscape unveils S300 3D printer series for jewelry makers

Jun.6, 2017 - Stratasys subsidiary Solidscape, a specialist in high-precision wax pattern 3D printers, has unveiled its new S300 series of 3D printers. The machines are targeted at jewelry manufacturers, service bureaus, and investment casting companies. More

XYZprinting debuts $2,699 Nobel Superfine DLP 3D printer at JCK Las Vegas

Jun.5, 2017 - 3D printing company XYZprinting has introduced its latest product: the Nobel Superfine Digital Light Processing (DLP) 3D printer. The 3D printer, purportedly ideal for jewelry design and dentistry applications, is being showcased at JCK Las Vegas, the leading jewelry trade show in North America. More

Formlabs introduces Fuse 1 SLS 3D printer & Form Cell automated production system

Jun.5, 2017 - Massachusetts-based 3D printing company Formlabs has unveiled two new 3D printing systems: the $9,999 Fuse 1, the company's first selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer; and the Form Cell, an automated production solution that uses the popular Form 2 SLA 3D printer. More

Russian 3D printing company Anisoprint showcases continuous fiber 3D printer in Moscow

May.29, 2017 - Anisoprint, a Russian 3D printing company, is using its continuous fiber 3D printing technique to create reinforced plastic parts that are '15-20 times stronger and stiffer' than FDM printed parts. The company will host a conference in Moscow this week with a consortium of business partners. More

Robotic Industries' BuildOne 3D printer offers auto bed leveling & WiFi connectivity for just $99

May.25, 2017 - Washington-based Robotic Industries LLC has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the BuildOne, a $99 3D printer with WiFi and automatic bed leveling. The campaign has raised almost $40,000 of its $100,000 goal. More

Dagoma's easy-to-use NEVA 3D printer can be yours for $299 via Kickstarter

May.24, 2017 - California-based 3D printing company Dagoma has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new NEVA delta 3D printer. The campaign has already raised over $95,000, more than double its $50,000 campaign goal. More

M3D launches $749 Pro and $299 Micro+ 3D printers

May.23, 2017 - M3D, the company behind the world's most successful 3D printer crowdfunding campaign, has today announced the commercial launch of a pair of new FDM 3D printers, the M3D Pro and Micro+. The M3D Pro was the subject of a successful ($487K) Kickstarter last year. More

Kickstarter for Kudo3D's Bean SLA 3D printer launching May 30 (with huge discounts)

May.23, 2017 - Kudo3D, the California-based company behind the Titan line of SLA 3D printers, is preparing a Kickstarter campaign for its latest 3D printer, the Bean. Billed as 'the ultimate consumer SLA 3D printer,' the Bean will be available from just $199 (Super Early Bird). More

Evezor: open source robotic manufacturing platform with 3D printing capabilities hits Kickstarter

May.17, 2017 - A Kickstarter has just been launched for the Evezor, an open source robotic arm manufacturing platform that is capable of 3D printing, welding, milling, cutting, engraving, and much more. Described as the 'most hackable robotic arm there is,' the Evezor manufacturing tool is available starting at $3,162. More

Collider's Orchid 3D printer combines AM & injection molding in radical new process

May.16, 2017 - Collider, a 3D printing startup based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is developing a multi-material 3D printer that combines 3D printing and injection molding. The Orchid 3D printer, soon to be in BETA, prints the outer shell of an object before filling it with a mix of metal powders and liquid binder. More

Clay XYZ launches Kickstarter campaign for user-friendly clay 3D printer

May.11, 2017 - A new clay 3D printer is being crowdfunded by Clay XYZ on Kickstarter. All kinds of ceramic objects will be available for hobbyists to produce with the incredibly user-friendly desktop FDM machine. The head can extrude any widely available modelling clay, and printing with clay is particularly good for the environment compared to regular filament More

Impossible Objects lifts lid on much-hyped Model One CBAM 3D printer, promises early 2018 release

May.10, 2017 - 3D printer company Impossible Objects has unveiled the Model One, its highly anticipated composite-based additive manufacturing method (CBAM) 3D printer that can print with carbon fiber, Kevlar, and fiberglass, as well as PEEK and other high performance polymers. More

Stratasys' new Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator uses cloud-controlled 3D print cells for continuous fabrication

May.10, 2017 - 3D printing company Stratasys has unveiled its latest 'under development' product: the Stratasys Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator. Presented at RAPID + TCT 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA, the upcoming 3D printing system is designed to enable low volume production and mass customization. More

Kodama to launch sub-$100 Obsidian FDM 3D printer on Kickstarter this June

May.9, 2017 - San Francisco-based startup Kodama has announced its latest 3D printer, the Obsidian, which will be one of the most affordable machines ever released. After the success of the Trinus last year, Kodama is hoping to allow even more people access to high-quality 3D printing, with its Obsidian machine available for as little as $99. More

INTAMSYS launches improved, cheaper FUNMAT HT 3D printer at RAPID + TCT

May.9, 2017 - In more news from this week's RAPID + TCT 2017 event, the Shanghai-based INTAMSYS company has announced a major price drop for their FUNMAT HT 3D printer. The high-definition 3D printer for PEEK materials will now be just under $5,000, in a strategic pricing move that the 3D printer manufacturer hopes will increase product accessibility. More

Blackbelt 3D unveils conveyor belt 3D printer for continuous FDM printing

May.9, 2017 - 3D printing startup Blackbelt 3D has provided a sneak peek of its new conveyer belt 3D printer, which is able to print objects of theoretically unlimited length. The 3D printer has a moving conveyer belt for a build surface, and prints at a 45-degree angle. A Kickstarter is imminent. More

EnvisionTEC unveils new LED light system for P4 3D printer, new bioprinting materials, more

May.8, 2017 - 3D printer manufacturer EnvisionTEC has announced an exciting performance upgrade for its Perfactory 3D printer model which includes the addition of a custom LED light system. It has also unveiled seven new 3D printing materials which include its first ever line of bioprinting materials. More

3D Hybrid Solutions & Multiax to launch World's Largest Metal 3D Printer at Rapid

May.5, 2017 - 3D Hybrid Solutions Inc., a provider of metal printing tools for any CNC machine announced today a joint venture with Multiax to offer the world's largest metal 3D printer at RAPID + TCT on May 9th 2017. More

MakerGear to debut M3 and M3 Independent Dual desktop 3D printers at RAPID Pittsburgh

May.4, 2017 - 3D printer manufacturer MakerGear announced that it will be debuting a new generation of desktop 3D printers at RAPID Pittsburgh. The new 3D printing systems'the MakerGear M3 Single Extrusion and M3 Independent Dual 3D printers'are being geared towards applications in industry and education. More

Aaron Louis Technology to launch first open-source 3D printer with closed loop motor on Kickstarter

May.3, 2017 - A Kickstarter campaign will soon be launched for an industry-first 3D printer: an open source machine that also offers a closed loop motor control system. The CL1720 offers a simple turn-key closed loop motor that enables the extruder head to right itself if it moves out of place. More

BeAM Machines’ new Modulo 5-axis DED 3D printer to launch for pre-order at RAPID Pittsburgh

May.1, 2017 - US Directed Energy Deposition (DED) provider BeAM Machines Inc. is'gearing up for the launch of its'new 3D printer, the Modulo 5-axis DED machine. Established earlier this year as the American subsidiary of BeAM Machines SAS, the up-and-coming DED specialist will begin taking pre-orders for the new Modulo printer at this year's RAPID + TCT event in Pittsburgh. More

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 3ders.org 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 3Ders.org. 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