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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Livermore researcher files patent for LAP'SL 3D printer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2015 3D Printer Deals

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

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

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

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

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

Global 3D printing market hits 500K units milestone

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nov.23, 2015 - 3D printing startup Formbyte has won an 8,000 euro award for technology and innovation in Spain, and is ready to bring their portable, inexpensive and user-friendly Formbyte 3D printer and educational KIT to the market. More

Hueway Technology exports over 31,500 3D printers in 2005, unveils new 3D-160 'Small Panda' 3D printer

Nov.23, 2015 - Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Hueway Technology has announced that in 2015 alone, they have exported over 31,500 3D printers. The company has also unveiled their latest 3D printer model, the Hueway 3D-160. More

Nexa3D develops fast LSPc resin NX1 3D printer – prints up to a centimeter per minute

Nov.20, 2015 - Just launched on Kickstarter by Italian startup Nexa3D, the NX1 resin 3D printer is changing the rules of high quality 3D printing with extremely fast LSPc technology capable of manufacturing objects at speeds of 1 cm per minute ' up to forty times faster than existing machines. More

Maker is back with Mindstorms EV3 Lego glue 3D Printer 3.0

Nov.20, 2015 - Instructables user William is back for the latest version of one of the most impressive Lego builds we've ever seen: an actually functioning glue 3D printer that utilizes nothing more than a Mindstorms kit, a glue gun, and a paper clip. More

TRUMPF showcases four metal 3D printers using LMF, LMD 3D printing technology at formnext

Nov.18, 2015 - At the Formnext trade fair in Frankfurt, German laser experts TRUMPF are showcasing four exciting 3D printers, two of which use laser metal fusion (LMF) 3D printing technology, with the other two relying on laser metal deposition (LMD). More

EOS’ new M100 metal 3D printing solution offers high quality in small batches

Nov.17, 2015 - EOS today presents its M100 metal additive manufacturing system, which offers a smaller build volume and proven DMLS quality, making it a cost-effective solution for new entrants to the metal 3D printing market. More

Deltabots takes ceramic 3D printing to next level with four new Potterbot 3D printers

Nov.17, 2015 - Though their first edition Potterbot ceramic 3D printer isn't even a year old, Deltabots is already back for more with four new editions of the same excellent printing system, featuring different build plates and extrusion capacities to ensure that there's always the right machine for you. More

EnvisionTEC unveils new Vector 3SP 3D Printer

Nov.17, 2015 - EnvisionTEC, a global manufacturer of professional grade 3D printers and materials, will be unveiling their newest 3D printing solution, the Vector 3SP, today at formnext in Frankfurt, Germany. More

MetalFAB1 Metal 3D printer unveiled with '10X reproducibility, productivity and flexibility'

Nov.17, 2015 - In a small preview, Dutch metal 3D printing experts Additive Industries have revealed what they believe is the next generation of industrial 3D printing: the room-filling MetalFAB1 Metal 3D printer, that is up to ten times more efficient than existing systems. More

Make a 3D printer for under $100 using a hacked 3D printing pen

Nov.16, 2015 - Daniel from Tinkernut has posted a guide to building a very basic, extremely affordable 3D printer using a 3D printing pen and CNC mill made from old CD ROM drives, which can be built for under $100. More

PhD student's project 3D Print En Plein Air allows you to 3D print in nature

Nov.15, 2015 - PhD student Laura Devendorf has created 3D Print En Plein Air, an exploration of digital fabrication in relation to its environments, which allows makers to additively manufacture in nature. More

Alex Le Roux builds concrete 3D printer version 2 with huge 10'x10'x10' build area

Nov.14, 2015 - Alex Le Roux, a mechanical engineering student who built his own concrete-printing 3D printer earlier this year, has returned with a new version of his unique machine, boasting a larger build area and superior electronic hardware. More

This 3D printed hot plastic extruder gun is capable of extruding large numbers of plastic pellets

Nov.14, 2015 - An Instructables user has built his own partially CNC milled, partially 3D printed hot plastic extruder. The machine, which looks incredible, can be used to manually extrude large numbers of plastic pellets. More

Concrete 3D Printer: San Francisco students 3D print concrete on a small scale

Nov.13, 2015 - While concrete is usually 3D printed on a huge industrial scale with robotic arms, San Francisco-based students Clayton Muhleman and Alan Cation just shared designs for a very impressive small scale concrete 3D printer. Made from a CNC machine, it is perfect for objects a few foot in size. More

B-code 100% natural 3D printer: Jennifer Berry harnesses bees to make objects

Nov.13, 2015 - With her B-code 3D printer project biologist/artist Jennifer Berry draws our attention to the world's first and 100% natural 3D printers: bees, that build entire colonies with the help of wax extrusion glands, following evolutionarily determined instructions. More

Dazzle 3D shares interesting preview of upcoming desktop SLA 3D printer

Nov.13, 2015 - With so many budget FDM 3D printer coming out of China, Beijing Dazzle 3D Printing Technology offers something new: the high quality desktop Little Rectangle SLA 3D printer that features excellent quality results and a good build area. More

Diyouware releases TwinTeeth Plus, metal upgrade for their open source PCB mini-factory/3D printer

Nov.12, 2015 - While the original TwinTeeth was already a very impressive open source minifactory with lots of toolhead options, the Spanish developers behind Diyouware.com have now released a sturdier and cooler metal upgrade called the TwinTeeth Plus. More

ROBO 3D brings eye-catching 3D printing kiosks to Best Buy retail stores

Nov.11, 2015 - 3D printer manufacturer ROBO 3D has broken into the mainstream retail sphere with a series of eye-catching kiosk displays, now available at select Best Buy locations. More

German RepRap unveils new X350pro dual extruder 3D printer

Nov.11, 2015 - Feldkirchen, Munich based company German RepRap has released an updated version of its X350 3D printer. The X350pro, available for shipping in six weeks' time, promises improved quality and exciting new features, such as a USB interface and dual extruder. More

BigRep, producer of massive BigRep One 3D printer raises over €7M in Series A financing

Nov.11, 2015 - Berlin tech startup BigRep today announced that it has closed a Series A financing round with over €7 million, which it will use for fund product development and global expansion. BigRep is known as the producer of the massive FFF 3D printer, the BigRep One. More

G Printer, Gooo3D's UV DLP 3D printer can function without a PC or network

Nov.11, 2015 - Korean 3D printing company Gooo3D has unveiled its 'G Printer' UV DLP 3D printer, which can print directly without a computer or network. Created specifically for home and small business use, the G Printer is currently the subject of a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. More

Interview with Appropriate Audiences, the studio that hacked a 3D printer into a tattooing machine

Nov.10, 2015 - 3Ders.org spoke with Pierre Emm of Appropriate Audiences, a studio in France that hacked a 3D printer into a tattooing machine that can replicate designs with more accuracy and detail than the human hand. More

New Roboze One+400 3D printer supports PEEK, ULTEM and other high-performance materials

Nov.10, 2015 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze is aligning itself with the needs to small to medium-sized enterprises by creating a 3D printer capable of supporting PEEK, ULTEM and other high-performance materials thanks to its high-temperature double-extrusion system. More

'Prodways powered by Farsoon' launches ProMaker P series of Industrial 3D Printers

Nov.10, 2015 - Prodways today announced the launch of the new 'Prodways powered by Farsoon' ProMaker P series, their first range of industrial SLS 3D printers. The company will also be launching a complimentary range of premium PA12 powders developed in partnership with Farsoon. More

Custom Voltera V-One 3D Circuit Board Printer wins 2015 James Dyson Award

Nov.10, 2015 - In a hugely successful year for the Voltera V-One custom circuit board 3D printer, in which they also gathered half a million in Kickstarter pledges, this Canadian machine has now also won the first prize in the prestigious 2015 James Dyson Award competition. More

3Ders Monday Warm-Up: The Top 20 3D Bioprinters

Nov.9, 2015 - This week, we've rounded up a comprehensive list of existing and upcoming 3D BioPrinters, including how they work, and the life-saving applications they can be used for. More

Athena all-in-one 3D printer can make circuit boards, plot, print pastes and cut vinyl

Nov.8, 2015 - Phidias, LLC, a Michigan based open-source hardware and software firm specialising in personal manufacturing technology, has unveiled its Athena 3D printer, an open-source RepRap device capable of performing a variety of functions. More

New user-friendly budget miniOne Home 3D printer to debut on Nov 11

Nov.6, 2015 - In an attempt to bring 3D printing technology to a larger audience, Chinese developers Longer3D Technology are about to launch a budget and very user friendly desktop 3D printer through JD Online Shopping Mall, one of China's largest online markets. More

iBox Printers launches Macro, a low-cost resin 3D printer that prints in carbon fiber

Nov.6, 2015 - iBox Printers has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new iBox Macro 3D Resin Printer, which the company claims is the world's first carbon fibre resin 3D printer. More

Preview of Zhuhai CTC Electronic's Riverside 2 SLA 3D printer & operating system RiverOS 1.0

Nov.6, 2015 - Though its previous model is still young, Chinese SLA 3D printing innovators Zhuhai CTC Electronic is already previewing its upcoming Riverside 2 SLA 3D printer. Simultaneously, there are developing their RiverOS to make 3D printing on a variety of models easier than ever before. More

Basque researchers unveil Add + Process, the most advanced industrial hybrid 3D printer

Nov.5, 2015 - Unveiled in Basque Country, the Add + Process is one of the most advanced and largest industrial 3D printers in the world, and the first to combine 3D printing technology with precision machining into a single, autonomous and hybrid manufacturing machine. More

Felix Printers introduce their latest 3D printer: the Pro 1

Nov.5, 2015 - Dutch 3D printing firm Felix Printers has launched its latest printer, the Pro 1, which boasts fully automatic levelling, smart sensors and a detachable print bed. More

QingDao Unique unveils first-ever prosthetic 3D printer

Nov.4, 2015 - QingDao Unique Technology unveiled a large multi-material 3D printer designed specifically for the production of complex, functional and high quality prosthetics, such as complete limbs and even wheelchairs. More

Make: Magazine's 2016 Buyers Guide names top 3D printer performers of the year

Nov.4, 2015 - Make: Magazine has just released their Ultimate Guide to Desktop Fabrication, ranking the to performing 3D printers. In terms of the Overall Top 3 Scores, TAZ 5, Zotrax M200 and Rostock Max filled out the winner's circle. More

3Ders Monday Warm-up: The Top 3D Food Printers that will Feed the Future

Nov.2, 2015 - This week, we've put together a comprehensive list of the most exciting 3D food printers available now and in the very near future and how they're letting professional and at-home chefs unleash their culinary creativity like never before. More

Qingdao Unique unveils $399 MagiCube 3D Printer for use in classrooms

Nov.1, 2015 - Specifically designed for use in the educational field, Qingdao Unique Products has developed an interesting and easy to use budget 3D printer called the MagiCube 3D Printer. Compact, good looking and user-friendly, this could be the future of science classes. More

Builder 3D Printers launches new Premium line in three sizes for the perfect fit

Oct.28, 2015 - Netherlands-based Builder 3D Printers has launched a new line of desktop machines today called Builder Premium, which comes in either Small, Medium or Large to suit the needs of classrooms, universities, and at-home makers. More

Ricoh unveils its first own-brand industrial 3D printer RICOH AM S5500P

Oct.27, 2015 - The Japanese 3D printing and imaging provider Ricoh has announced the release of their impressive industrial RICOH AM S5500P 3D printer, which is capable of 3D printing high functional materials on a large scale. More

EU develops PERFORMANCE 3D printed food for elderly and patients with dysphagia

Oct.26, 2015 - The EU has invested three years of research and EUR 3 million in a holistic food supply chain system that uses 3D printing technology to restore pureed ingredients into appetizing, nutritious, and easy-to-swallow meals for the elderly. More

Kickstarter underway for Bill Struve's hand-operated 3DMetalCreator

Oct.26, 2015 - Bill Struve, the inventor of Bronze Clay and the founder of Metal Adventures, has recently broken into the world of 3D printing with the launch of a kickstarter for his new product: the 3DMetalCreator, a hand-operated tool to make 3D metal designs. More

Stratasys launches Objet500 Dental Selection multi-material 3D printer for high volume dental labs

Oct.26, 2015 - Stratasys' new larger platform Objet500 3D printer offers increased throughput and productivity for larger digital dental labs. Its triple-jetting technology and multi-color, multi-material 3D printing allow for ultra-realistic, life-like color dental models to be 3D printed in a single run. More

TRUMPF to unveil new laser-based metal 3D printers

Oct.26, 2015 - Neri Oxman, a designer, architect, artist and head of the MIT Media Lab's Mediated Matter research group as been named the 2014 recipient of the Vilcek Prize in Design. More

$380 Bipolar Sculto family 3D printer finds big success on Kickstarter

Oct.26, 2015 - Made by a team of young Danish entrepreneurs, the family-friendly and compact bipolar Sculpto 3D printer has already raised more than $17,000 through a Kickstarter campaign within just a few days. More

China's Revotek unveils world's first 3D blood vessel bio-printer

Oct.26, 2015 - The Chengdu-based bioengineering company Revotek has just announced that they have developed a unique 3D bioprinter that can 3D print vascular vessel systems complete with hollow structures. More

US 3D printing market is 'white hot' says IDC study

Oct.23, 2015 - Recent research from the International Data Corporation confirms that the US is the world's largest market for 3D printers with hardware revenue expected to reach $1.5 billion in the coming years. FDM/FFF and SLA 3D printing technology continue to lead US shipments, with SLS on the rise. More

Best Buy to launch CreoPop 3D printing cool ink pen in 1000 stores this Monday

Oct.23, 2015 - CreoPop, the Singapore based company that developed the world's first cool ink 3D printing pen, has announced that their product will be launched in over 1000 Best Buy locations in the United States starting October 26th, 2015. More

Technical University Eindhoven takes massive 11x5x4m concrete 3D printer into production

Oct.23, 2015 - Built together with ROHACO, TU Eindhoven plans to develop construction innovations with their massive 11 by 5 by 4 meter tall concrete 3D printer. Part of the project 3D Concrete Printing (3DCP), it costs about 650,000 euros and was financed by ten companies and the university. More

Mitch Pricer shows off incredibly accurate 95% 3D printed MitchRap 3D printer

Oct.22, 2015 - The MitchRap 3D printer, built by Texas-based designer Mitch Pricer, is one of the most accurate homemade 3D printers around despite consisting of 95% 3D printed parts. More

French startup Dagoma has released a 3D printer for only 300 euros

Oct.21, 2015 - French startup Dagoma take steps in making 3D printing more accessibly through the release of the Discovery200, an affordable, build-it-yourself 3D printer. More

BQ unveils Witbox 2, Hephestos 2 3D printers & Zowi 3D printed robot for kids

Oct.20, 2015 - Spanish company BQ has unveiled the Witbox 2 and Hephestos 2 3D printers with upgraded performance features, as well as a 3D printable robot named Zowi, designed to teach programming to kids for just $99. All of their products are open-source, and will be available as of November. More

Educational $279 Tinyboy 3D printer raises $10K in Indiegogo within a day

Oct.20, 2015 - Having been under development since 2011, the very compact and affordable Tinyboy 2 3D printer by Parker Leung is now ready to be used in schools and garages everywhere, and is already a huge hit on Indiegogo. More

Ultimaker releases open-source files for Ultimaker 2 Go and 2 Extended 3D printers

Oct.19, 2015 - Open-source 3D printing leader Ultimaker today released the free, online files for their Ultimaker 2 Go and Ultimaker 2 Extended 3D printers, maintaining their commitment to the global share-alike community. More

Olivetti, Telecom Italia Group company, unveils all-Italian 3D-S2 3D printer for SMEs

Oct.19, 2015 - Olivetti, Telecom Italia Group company, now ventures into the 3D printing market with their 3D-S2 3D printer, specifically designed for small and medium-sized businesses. More

Leapfrog launches simplified Creatr HS Lite 3D printer

Oct.14, 2015 - Leapfrog, the Dutch manufacturer of 3D printers, today released the Creatr HS Lite, a PLA-only compatible desktop printer with large build volume, and technology that promises a simplified printing process with high speed and quality results. More

Sneak preview of high precision 3D printer ZerO 3D Prototyper

Oct.14, 2015 - Italian startup ZerO 3D Prototyper has just shared a sneak preview of an interesting high precision 3D printer also called the ZerO 3D Prototyper. The company itself is a four man operation and based in Genoa, Northern Italy. More

Vader Systems metal 3D printer enters manufacturing phase, expected delivery by 2016

Oct.14, 2015 - Vader Systems has announced an exclusive manufacturing partnership with Rochester-based Aurora Machine to manufacture components for the final 3D printer, which is expected to be available as early as next year. More

Canon dives into 3D printing market with new resin-based technology and its first 3D printer concept

Oct.13, 2015 - Canon Europe has announced its entry to the 3D printing market with its first entirely in-house developed 3D printer and what they are calling a totally new method of resin-based 3D printing. More

Ryan Zellars transforms his Mostly Printed CNC machine into four-headed 3D printer

Oct.13, 2015 - To cope with all those manufacturing requests, Ryan Zellars has recently transformed the basic Mostly Printed CNC machine into a remarkable four-headed 3D printer. More

Northype’s Adam 4-in-1 3D printer, CNC mill, 3D scanner and laser cutter now on Kickstarter

Oct.12, 2015 - Italian startup Northype has designed Adam 4-in-1 3D printer that not only combines 3D printing, laser cutting. CNC milling and 3D scanning into a single machine; it is also open source to enable to design and integration of many more modular making heads. More

Readybox, consumer 3D printer with incredible printing speeds is now on Kickstarter

Oct.11, 2015 - The team behind Readybox, a new, ulta-fast 3D printer, have launched a Kickstarter campaign to support their project. The fundraising campaign has already surpassed its initial $12,500 target with 24 days left to run. More

Apis Cor circular mobile 3D printer can 3D print houses and construction entirely on-site

Oct.9, 2015 - Though still in prototype stage, the Apis Cor circular 3D printer, created by 25-year-old Nikita Chen-iun-tai, presents exciting possibilities for mobile and on-site 3D construction, and presents a viable and economic way to sustain our housing needs of the future. More

Raise3D launches high-resolution N1, N2 & N2+ 3D printers, featuring 0.01 mm layer thickness

Oct.9, 2015 - Raise3D previously released the interesting ideaPrinter a few years ago, and are now back with three improved models. Raise3D will soon launch a Kickstarter campaign for the N1, the N2 and the much larger N2 3D printers, all high resolution, user friendly machines. More

New DeeRed, be3D's largest 3D printer debuts at Paris 3D Printshow

Oct.9, 2015 - be3D, the Y Soft company who specialise in entry to mid-level 3D printers, have today announced the latest incarnation of their DeeRed 3D printer, the company's largest professional printer for prototyping and manufacturing. More

Maped to be outfitted with bigger, next-generation SpiderBot 3D printers

Oct.8, 2015 - French 3D printing company Qualup SAS has signed an agreement with Maped, the world leader in office and school supplies, to furnish them with a next generation SpiderBot Delta 3D printer that will come with significant upgrades in order to print in both ABS and thermoplastic. More

Promising large and open source Eleven 3D printer by ISG3D now live on Kickstarter

Oct.7, 2015 - Canadian startup and 3D printer service provider ISG3D has just launched crowdfunding campaign for ISG3D’s Eleven 3D printer, a good-sized, yet user-friendly desktop 3D printer that seems to feature everything users typically look for. More

Two students develop promising and fast FuseBox 3D printer for just $320, looking for beta testers

Oct.7, 2015 - Two student designers have managed to build a remarkably cheap FuseBox 3D printer that still manages to achieve very high printing speeds and a good printing quality. More

Makerarm multifunction personal fabricator & 3D printer launches on Kickstarter

Oct.6, 2015 - Today, the Makerarm multi-purpose personal fabricator and 3D printer has launched on Kickstarter. The Markerarm truly is an all-in-one making machine that combines 3D printing, plotting, milling, pick and place, laser engraving, PCB assembly, cake icing, and even more. More

Taiwan’s first metal 3D printer revealed, could help repair old submarines

Oct.6, 2015 - The National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST) in Taiwan today revealed Taiwan’s first locally developed metal 3D printing system, with which it hopes to improve the nation’s aerospace and defense industries. More

This OLO box will turn your smartphone into a DLP 3D printer for just $99

Oct.6, 2015 - Italian rapid prototyping and digital fabrication firm Solido3D has created OLO, the world’s first app-powered smartphone 3D printer, and are about to unleash accessible, affordable, and socially driven 3D printing on the world. More

Kentstrapper launches plug-n-play Zero 3D printer with auto-calibration and intuitive interface

Oct.2, 2015 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer Kenstrapper has revealed Zero, their latest and most evolved model. Kenstrapper’s goal in designing Zero was to simplify and speed up the interaction between man and machine, to make 3D printing enjoyable and significantly reduce the risk of failure. More

Deloitte predicts 220,000 3D printers sold in 2015, but says money is in professional grade 3D printing

Oct.2, 2015 - Deloitte concludes that the 2015 3D printing market has grown tremendously (with 220,000 3D printers being sold this year), but says that virtually all of the economic value is in professional grade 3D printing and that 95% of 3D printed objects are made by these high quality 3D printers. More

New WASP TOP DLP 3D printer combines top and bottom projection for the best of both worlds

Oct.1, 2015 - After three years of development, Italian 3D printer manufacturer WASP today announced a new technological solution for DLP 3D printing that combines the affordability, convenience and cleanliness of top side light projection with the high precision of bottom side projection. More

Aldric Negrier launches massive Vulcanus Max 30 and Vulcanus Max 40 3D printers

Sep.30, 2015 - An DIY professional 3D printer for under €300 known as the Vulcanus has been scaled-up 60%, 110%, and 160% to create the Vulcanus Max 30, Vulcanus Max 40 and upcoming Vulcanus MEGA MAX 3D printers, with build volumes of 32x32x32, 42x42x42 and 52x52x50 respectively. More

ORD Solutions multipurpose dual extrusion RoVaPaste 3D Printer now available for pre-order

Sep.30, 2015 - The promising RoVaPaste 3D Printer by ORD Solutions, a multipurpose machine capable of extruding edible and non-edible pastes, has just been launched for pre-orders. More

UTEP receives $2.1 million grant to develop multi-material 3D printer ‘factory of the future’

Sep.30, 2015 - The University of Texas at El Paso, in conjunction with its renowned W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation, is developing an all-in-one 3D printer that will be capable of assembling metals, electronics and plastics and printing fully functional electronics and industry-quality parts. More

Gartner: 3D printer shipments to reach 496K in 2016, 3D print market set to keep doubling in size

Sep.29, 2015 - A new prediction made by Gartner has said that the worldwide shipment of 3D printers will reach 496,000 in 2016. And with this latest prediction, they are very positive about where the 3D printing market is heading. More

Nufood Robot 3D Food Printer creates 'flavour bombs' with customisable taste, colour and texture

Sep.27, 2015 - Nufood are a team of designers, scientists, engineers and makers who “love inventing new technologies that can enhance the dining experience”, and they have created a unique food-making 3D printer. More

Carima unveils super high-speed C-CAT 'Continuous Additive 3D printing tech' that can print up to 60cm/hour

Sep.25, 2015 - Korean 3D printer manufacturer Carima has developed a new technology called C-CAT (Carima-Continuous Additive 3D Printing Technology) that can print at speeds 60cm/hour on the Z-axis at a layer thickness of just 5 microns. More

Taiwan's XYZprinting launches Da Vinci Professional 3D printer for businesses

Sep.24, 2015 - 3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting announced it has created an da Vinci Professional, the company's first 3D printer aimed at businesses and larger networks. More

Formlabs launches Form 2: The most advanced desktop SLA 3D printer yet

Sep.22, 2015 - Formlabs, designer and manufacturer of the popular Form 1 and Form 1+ 3D printing systems, today announced the launch of its latest and most advanced desktop SLA 3D printer, the Form 2. More

Amazon launches business, industrial & scientific supplies store featuring 3D printers

Sep.22, 2015 - Amazon UK has today launched a European business, industrial and scientific supplies store featuring more than half a million products including Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) products from 3D Systems and XYZprinting. More

Autodesk announces Ember 3D printer electronics and firmware now fully open source

Sep.21, 2015 - Autodesk announced today that they are taking the third step in sharing Ember by making its electronics and firmware open source and available to download, inspect, modify, and make improvements. More

Childhood fantasy come true: a 3D chocolate printer made from LEGO

Sep.19, 2015 - Dutch engineer Gosse Adema recently uploaded an Instructable for his fully functional, 3D Chocolate LEGO printer as an update to his previously-posted LEGO 3D printer, which won him the grand prize in a 3D printing contest. More

Biolinker: world’s first biofilm 3D printer made entirely from K’nex

Sep.18, 2015 - A group of nine TU Delft students participating in the upcoming iGem Synthetic Biology Competition have built the first 3D printer capable of creating customizable and reproducible bacterial biofilm, and they’ve made it almost entirely out of the children’s toy K’nex. More

Dobot: Arduino powered desktop robotic arm capable of 3D printing with plastic & food-based filaments

Sep.16, 2015 - Designed by a team of six ambitious industrial robot engineers, the Dobot can draw, write, text, move, grab things, and 3D print parts and food, all with a precision error margin of just 0.2mm. More

Kickstarter launched for MONO, smart 7-inch touchscreen 3D printer

Sep.16, 2015 - Berlin-based 3D printing firm Mono Industries have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the production of their new touch-screen 3D printer. The Mono 3D printer, which took the team 8 months to develop, is a desktop printer which the German manufacturers claim is perfect for home use. More

Maker develops 73% 3D printed RepRap 'Snappy', the most self-replicating RepRap yet

Sep.15, 2015 - A RepRapper going by the name of RevarBat has developed the ‘Snappy’, a 3D printer able to print 73% of its own components, making it possibly the most self-replicating RepRap machine yet. More

Ira3D launches Poetry Infinity superfast 3D printer

Sep.14, 2015 - Italian 3D printer manufacturer Ira3D has recently launched a follow-up model to its Poetry2, which they are calling the Poetry Infinity. Just like its predecessor, the Poetry Infinity performs with accuracy, reliability, and a remarkably large build volumea (250x250x300mm). More

Northype to take all-in-one 3D printer, laser cutter & scanner Adam to Kickstarter for just €899

Sep.14, 2015 - Called the Adam and developed by Italian startup Northype, this interesting machine not only combines 3D printing, laser cutting and 3D scanning into a single machine it is also open source to enable to design and integration of many more modular making heads. More

MASSIVit installs first large-scale 1800 3D printer at communications expert ES Digital

Sep.11, 2015 - MASSIVit has announced that their first 1800 3D printer has been installed at Israeli communications provider ES Digital, proving that there are viable commercial uses for their XXL ambitions. More

Affordable and open source Eleven 3D printer by ISG3D to launch on Kickstarter this month

Sep.10, 2015 - Called the Eleven 3D printer, this very promising machine seems to be the real deal, but for an affordable price and with an open source character. It is expected to launch on Kickstarter later this month. More

Sinterit Lisa desktop SLS 3D printer set to launch at Euromold 2015, starting at $5,000

Sep.9, 2015 - SinterIt, the company that announced the release of an affordable Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) 3D printer in April 2015, officially launches the Sinterit Lisa later this month at the 2015 edition of the Euromold trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany. More

3D4MD turns solar powered suitcase 3D printer into medical tool for saving lives in third world and on Mars

Sep.8, 2015 - Called 3DMD and led by dr. Julielynn Wong, this fantastic initiative uses multipurpose solar-powered suitcase 3D printers that can be used to manufacture all sorts of medical tools in the remote corners of the world and even in space by astronauts. More

Portable, open source Fusion 3D Printer now available for $249, Kickstarter forthcoming

Sep.7, 2015 - The Fusion 3D printer is a very promising machine designed through RepRap principles to be portable, open source, excellent in performance and affordable. While a Kickstarter campaign for this interesting machine is forthcoming, you can already order this 3D printer as a kit for just $249. More

WASP unveils house printer BigDelta: world’s largest delta 3D printer at 12 meters tall

Sep.7, 2015 - At a multipurpose three day event in Massa Lombarda, Italy (18-20 September), WASP will unveil the BigDelta 3D printer: the world’s largest delta 3D printer, standing at 12 meters in height and capable of 3D printing entire homes. More

Foldie 3D FFF Printer can be easily carried around in just a 19 inch laptop bag

Sep.6, 2015 - Belgian 3D printer service company, 3D Printers VDB, has recently been developing a 3D printer named the Foldie 3D FFF Printer, which possesses some rather unique properties. Namely, that it can be folded down and easily carried around in just a standard 19 inch laptop bag. More

Japan's Mutoh Industries announces large scale Value 3D Resinoid MR-5000 resin-based FDM 3D printer

Sep.3, 2015 - Developed by Mutoh Industries, the just-announced Value 3D Resinoid MR-5000 resin 3D printer is essentially a powered up FDM 3D printer capable of very accurately 3D printing resin on a large scale. More

German RepRap releases 2nd version of X1000 large format 3D printer

Sep.2, 2015 - From the Feldkirchen, Munich based company that introduced the successful X400 professional 3D printer, German RepRap has just released a new version of its large format printer the X1000. More

Eurocompositi's 3D printed PLA bike frame - made from plants - wins Eurobike Gold award

Sep.1, 2015 - The Padua-based design studio Eurocompositi has developed an amazing 3D printed PLA ‘Aenimal Bhulk’ mountain bike frame capable of being ridden, and have on the Eurobike Gold award for their efforts. More

World's first wine gum 3D printer Magic Candy Factory unveiled in Berlin café

Aug.31, 2015 - German candy manufacturer Katjes has unveiled the Magic Candy Factory, the world’s first commercial wine gum 3D printer, in the Grün-Ohr café in Berlin. Customers are invited to choose the color and shape of their own 3D printed candy. More

Plug-and-play multi-purpose Bocusini 3D food printer scheduled for Feb 2016 release

Aug.27, 2015 - Bocusini plug-and-play food 3D printer is progressing well, its cartridges seem to work, and it is now scheduled for a release in February 2016. The Bocusini has also opened for preorders. More

Fascinating LumiPocket LT, a resin 3D printer, engraver & etcher combo launches on Kickstarter

Aug.24, 2015 - LumiPocket LT has just launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Unlike all the others, the LumiPocket multi-functional Personal Fabricator actually relies on resin SLA 3D printing. More

Massive ‘The Beast’ 3D printer coming to Kickstarter - 'big enough to print a child'

Aug.19, 2015 - Appropriately titled “The Beast”, Cultivate3D’s new 3D printer is capable of printing four identical objects during a single print in completely different colors and materials or printing a single object within its massive 470 x 435 x 690 millimeter build volume. More

Taiwan's Addwii announces the X1, low-cost full-color binder jetting 3D printer for $20,000

Aug.18, 2015 - Taiwanese 3D printer manufacturer Addwii has just unveiled their X1 3d printer, which uses full-color 3D printing technology and is priced below $20,000 - half of what it costs to purchase an existing similar full color 3D printer. More

Gizmo 3D DLP printer now capable of 3D printing teeth, features improved software & metal embedding options

Aug.17, 2015 - The Gizmo 3D DLP printer is now capable of 3D printing objects as complex and detailed as teeth, while even featuring a much improved software package and options for embedding metal parts into to printing process. More

Impressive Formaker, 4-in-1 CNC mill, laser, PCB maker & 3D printer launches on Kickstarter

Aug.12, 2015 - Zhuhai CTC Electronic has just launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for a very impressive and remarkably affordable all-in-one desktop manufacturing machine called the Formaker, that operates as a CNC mill, a laser cutter, a PCB etcher and a double-headed 3D printer. More

Chocobot is the first made-in-India commercial chocolate 3D printer

Aug.11, 2015 - Bangalore-based Global 3D Labs is about to release India’s first commercially available chocolate 3D printer: the Chocobot, a multifunctional tool capable of directly 3D printing dark, white, milk and other chocolates. More

gCreate releases new and affordable large format gMax 3D Printer 1.5+ & 1.5 XT+

Aug.4, 2015 - Brooklyn, New York’s gCreate LLC has announced that they are releasing what are arguably the most versatile and affordable 3D printers for their build volume: the gMax Printer 1.5+ and the gMax Printer 1.5 XT+. More

TYTAN 3D launches new GAIA Multitool 3D printer with 10 different tool heads on Kickstarter

Aug.4, 2015 - A new multi-tool offering from Poland’s TYTAN 3D is aiming to be the most efficient and reliable all-in-one digital fabrication device yet - the GAIA Multitool Next Generation 3D Printer. More

XZEED DLP 3D printer is capable of combining five materials or colors within a 3D print

Aug.4, 2015 - In an effort to find a solution for being able to print in multiple colors and materials using DLP 3D printing process, Reinout Holtrup ultimately ended up designing and building his own prototype for a DLP 3D printer that is capable of combining five materials and/or colors within a single 3D print. More

Robot Factory unveils 3DLPrinter-HD 2.0 that avoids projection issues of other machines

Aug.4, 2015 - Developed by Robot Factory, this new 3D printer is called the 3DLPrinter-HD 2.0 and should feature high performance, high quality, and plenty of reliability – everything people typically look for in resin 3D printing. More

Fast Morpheus resin 3D printer with new LIPS technology & huge build platform goes to Kickstarter

Aug.4, 2015 - The Morpheus resin 3D printer by Korean developers OWL WORKS is a low cost, high quality, very fast resin 3D printer that features a larger build space than just about every desktop alternative on the market. More

Lund University team led by Olaf Diegel builds mobile concrete 3D printer to 3D print furniture

Jul.31, 2015 - Together with a team of colleagues and students, Olaf Diegel, the professor at the University of Lund in Sweden, has just built the portable concrete 3D printer and used it to 3D print a chair as a proof of concept. More

WEISTEK unveils ultra-fast desktop 3D printer 'IdeaWerk-Speed', reaching print speed of 450 mm/s

Jul.30, 2015 - Chinese company WEISTEK has unveiled an ultra-fast desktop 3D printer 'IdeaWerk-Speed'. This printer is capable of increasing desktop 3D printing speeds by five up to ten times, reaching print speed of 450 mm/s. More

Cosine Additive unveils AdditiveMachine1 large-format composite material 3D printer

Jul.29, 2015 - Called the Cosine Additive Machine1 3D printer, this 3D printer realizes the unusual combination of high quality printing (layers as small as 0.100mm) with composite materials and a very large build space of 1100x850x900 mm. A perfect option. More

Designer converts an old vintage toolbox into a portable 3D printer

Jul.28, 2015 - Boca Bearings, a Florida-based bearing company, has converted an old vintage toolbox into a very own portable and collapsible 3D printer. Starting with ‘mockups’ using existing 3D printed parts, designer Chad Bridgewater built a series of rough prototypes. More

UK teenager to launch expandable NFire One modular 3D printer priced under $400

Jul.19, 2015 - Set to be launched in late July or early August, Alex Youden’s 3D printer, the NFire One, is a truly modular 3D printer which has also been designed to be cost-effective and easy to use right out of the box. More

INNOprint 3D printer can build emergency housing in just under 30 minutes

Jul.16, 2015 - A team of French scientists from the University of Nantes have developed the INNOprint 3D printer, which is capable of building emergency housing in just under 30 minutes. More

Omni3D launches large industrial level Factory 2.0 3D printer with a €10K price tag

Jul.14, 2015 - 3D printer manufacturer Omni3D has just unveiled the Factory 2.0industrial level 3D printer. With a price tag of just €10,000 (or approximately $11,000), it will definitely catch the attention of a lot of businesses. More

Allied Dimensions unveils high speed, large scale multi material LSBP 3D printer

Jul.14, 2015 - Barcelona-based startup Allied Dimensions has unveiled the LSBP 3D printer, specifically designed to 3D print up to six large components at high speeds and with multiple materials. Perfect for efficiently prototyping on a large scale. More

Industrial robot 3D prints artifacts out of injected resin and local sand

Jul.10, 2015 - Titled Artifacts, the project entails an industrial robot that injects resin directly into sand-filled buckets along pre-determined paths, forming solidified objects such as the unique, earthy bowls. More

An amazing open source 5-axis 3D printer built By University of Oslo Master's student

Jul.4, 2015 - Norwegian student Øyvind Kallevik Grutle has designed an almost-never-before-seen 5 axis 3D printer. Essentially, they can make objects far more smooth than on a 3-axis machine. More

Colibri3D’s new $300 3D printer seeks to establish a 3D printing market in Mexico

Jul.3, 2015 - Mexican company is about to launch another 3D printer with the goal of cementing the position of 3D printers in Mexico and beyond it: The Colibrí 3D Home. More

New Morpheus resin 3D Printing LIPS Technology unveiled at Inside 3D Printing Seoul

Jul.2, 2015 - Morpheus AM 3D printer uses LIPS 3D printing, which is short for Light Induced Planar Solidification. This employs a commercial grade LCD to create photo masks on resin surfaces, followed by UV light curing. More

Consumer 3D printers expected to get a speed boost from Create it REAL and WEISTEK

Jul.1, 2015 - Create it REAL, the Danish 3D printing technology provider, and WEISTEK, a leading Chinese 3D Printer manufacturer announced today that they are partnering to develop a super-fast desktop FFF 3D Printer that is aimed at home-based users. More

YouMagine unveils results of its largest ever desktop 3D printing survey

Jul.1, 2015 - In order to find out more about their audience and get to the heart of what they really want, Ultimaker’s YouMagine conducted their own desktop 3D printing survey. More

Prima Power starts collaboration to develop large-scale & high-speed 3D metal printer

Jul.1, 2015 - Italian machine manufacturer Prima Power is set to develop a powder deposition-based 3D printing method to manufacture large and complex parts on a very large scale. More

Hadrian the automated 3D brick printing machine can lay 1000 bricks an hour

Jun.30, 2015 - An Australian engineer has reportedly developed the Hadrian 3D printer, which 3D prints bricks instead of filament. Due to its tremendous speed and ability to work 24 hours a day, this machine has the potential to make building houses cheaper and quicker than ever before. More

Norwegian maker transforms his 3D printer into a PCB making machine

Jun.30, 2015 - Norwegian maker Arvid Mortensen has developed a clever solution to turn a 3D printer into an etching machine. Essentially, Arvid has simply relies on a magic marker and a steel rod. More

Poland's Tytan 3D unveils the GAIA Multitool MAXX 3D printer with 10 interchangeable heads

Jun.30, 2015 - Poland’s Tytan 3D's GAIA Multitool Delta-style 3D printer is a modern multi-purpose platform designed with continuous operation in mind and features two types of extruders with ten interchangeable heads that can change the device’s functionality in a matter of seconds. More

INDMATEC unveils FDM 3D printer designed for PEEK high-temperature polymers

Jun.26, 2015 - The latest (and first) 3D printer from German brand INDMATEC is sure to excite those who are users of the company’s PEEK (polyether-ether-ketone) 3D printing filaments. More

Zhuhai CTC Electronic announces affordable $1,480 SLA 3D printer 'Riverside' with durable resin plate

Jun.25, 2015 - Chinese company Zhuhai CTC Electronic Co. Ltd is about to unveil their Riverside Photocuring SLA 3D Printer at an upcoming expo in early July. More

South Korean researchers develop a new high-res 3D printer that can print objects thinner than blood cells

Jun.24, 2015 - A team of South Korean scientists have developed a brand new high resolution 3D printing technique that somewhat resembles FDM 3D printing, but then with nanoscale layers invisible to the naked eye. More

ElecFreaks preview their 2.95kg portable Freaks3D 3D printer

Jun.15, 2015 - Chinese open design house ElecFreaks is about to launch a crowdfunding campaign for their extremely lightweight upcoming 3D printer, the Freaks3D. In anticipation of that Indiegogo campaign, they have already shared a preview of a very cool looking machine. More

Create a 'soft' 3D printer with the open source Circular Knitic

Jun.13, 2015 - Visual artists Varvara Guljajeva and Mar Canet have been actively developing an open source project that allows users to create their very own digital fabrication knitting machines - both the Knitic and the Circular Knitic. More

Create your own Cherry desktop 3D printer for just 60 Euros

Jun.12, 2015 - The Cherry 3D Printer from 16-year-old Instructables user Vulcaman - which prints using the fused deposition modeling (FDM) technique of additive manufacturing - has also been claimed as possibly the cheapest 3D printer. More

Student builds an astoundingly great $60 Chimera DLP SLA 3D printer using LEGOs and K’nex

Jun.11, 2015 - For just $60 for parts and a good pile of LEGO and K’nex parts, a young student from Fort Wayne, Indiana has built a very cool looking SLA 3D printer that is also capable of excellent results. More

Neri Oxman who plans to '3D print' buildings wins Vilcek Prize

Jun.8, 2015 - To encourage ceramic 3D printing at home, Dutch design duo Yao and Marlieke of Vormvrij 3D have just unveiled a mini version of the LUTUM. Yao and Marlieke are both graduates from the prestigious Dutch Design Academy in Eindhoven. More

Blueprinter announces more powerful, low-noise selective heat sintering M3 3D printer

Jun.5, 2015 - Danish company Blueprinter announced this week that they are launching the next generation of their flagship 3D printer - the Blueprinter M3 - which builds off of the success of their existng M-series lineup. More

Chinese Aerospace Institution teams with Tiertime to build 3D printer for space

Jun.4, 2015 - TierTime has teamed up with a Chinese aerospace institution to develop their own anti-gravity 3D printer similar to Made in Space’s Zero-G Printer that is based off of their already-successful desktop 3D printer, the UP Plus 2. More

RepRapPro and eSUN unveil a low temp 3D printing kit for children

Jun.4, 2015 - Today a new and very promising 3D printing kit will be unveiled by RepRap’s dr. Adrian Bowyer and Chinese filament manufacturing giant eSUN: the Low Temperature 3D Printing Kit for Children. More

Build your very own Prusa l3 Rework 3D printer using (almost) nothing but LEGO bricks

Jun.3, 2015 - The LEGO 3D printer has been completely designed by anonymous user going by the username gadema, and essentially revolves around a staple of do-it-yourself RepRap printers: the Prusa l3 rework printer. More

Sheffield University to build a £1m 3D printer that will 3D print parts as fast as a production line

Jun.3, 2015 - Sheffield University in the United Kingdom has recently announced that they are building a £1m 3D printer that they hope will produce plastic parts as fast as more traditional manufacturing methods - such as injection molding. More

CTC Electronic announces new 'Giant 3D Printer'

Jun.2, 2015 - Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Zhuhai CTC Electronic Co., Ltd has released a brand new FFF based 3D printed called 'CTC Giant 3D printer'. The company held a new press conference this past Thursday, May 28 in Zhuhai... More

Lenovo enters 3D printing arena by announcing chocolate printer and ShenQi 3D printers

Jun.2, 2015 - Among other announcements, Lenovo’s 3D printers were perhaps the more exciting - particularly because the company announced that they would enable chefs and makers the ability to 3D print with Chocolate. More

XpertFab's new Creation Workstation is an all-in-one personal desktop fabrication factory

May.31, 2015 - XpertFab's Creation Workstation has the option to switch between five fabrication modes including precision CNC milling, powerful 2.8 Watt laser etching and cutting, 3D printing, drag-knife cutting and diamond tip engraving. More

Zortrax announces new 'Inventure' 3D printer designed for multiple professional types

May.30, 2015 - Polish 3D printer manufacturer Zortrax's new Inventure 3D printer was designed to be a compact and precise 3D printer suitable for small and medium-sized offices looking for features that are oftentimes seen... More

$100 Peachy Printer 3D printers now shipping and available to purchase

May.29, 2015 - Back in 2013, it was nearly unheard of to have a desktop 3D printer that costs less than $100 at retail, however this is exactly what 3D printing startup Peachy Printer was able to accomplish after knocking their Kickstarter... More

Lewihe prepares to launch Play, a $77 fully-customizable 3D printer

May.23, 2015 - For a mere $77 (€69.00), the Lewihe Play ships with an iron plate structure, extruder support, a print surface, metal shafts and all of the necessary files for 3D printing the 3D printable parts. More

New multi-material & multi-purpose 3D printing pen 3DSimo Mini to launch on Kickstarter for $89

May.23, 2015 - Created by design engineer David Paškevič, the 3DSimo Mini is a new generation of 3D pen based of Paškevič’s original 3DSimo, which allows users to create models in multiple materials ranging from those that change color... More

Focus, multi-material and portable 3D printer launches on Kickstarter

May.21, 2015 - The Focus 3D Printer by 3D By Flow is a truly mobile, lightweight, multi-material high quality 3D printer that is durable enough to transport and be space efficient with minimal setup. More

Type A Machines launches new Print Pod additive manufacturing hub

May.21, 2015 - Type A Machines’ continued innovative approach towards 3D printing has led them to their latest endeavor, the Type A Machines Print Pod, which is sure to help advance the near-future of getting physical objects made fast. More

Taiwan unveils its first 3D Metal Printer for jewellery production, 50% cheaper than current systems

May.21, 2015 - Taiwanese non-profit Industrial Technology Research Institute (or ITRI) has just unveiled their very own 3D metal printer at the ITRI Southern Region Campus. Designed with an eye on the fledging 3D printing jewelry industry... More

Titan Robotics announces new high-quality large-scale 3D printer called The Atlas

May.21, 2015 - Founded by mechanical engineer Clay Guillory, who calls himself “a mechanical engineer by day, and a mechanical engineer by night,” Titan Robotics focuses on doing one thing and one thing very well... More

BEEVERYCREATIVE launches 4 new 3D printers and a 3D print monitoring computer

May.21, 2015 - BEEVERYCREATIVE unveiled that they haven’t just been working on a single new 3D printer, but rather, four entirely new BEE 3D printers and one entirely new BEE device. More

Mcor IRIS HD brings high definition color to 3D printing

May.20, 2015 - This week at Rapid 2015, Mcor Technologies has released the latest 3D printer to their line-up: Mcor IRIS HD. According to the company, the Mcor IRIS HD provides 360° high-definition color, sharpens details... More

SpiderBot v2.1 Delta 3D Printer unveiled with optimal airflow and tilting printheads

May.20, 2015 - While their latest innovations were released less than a year ago, SpiderBot is now back for more with the SpiderBot v2.1 dual extrusion head 3D printer. Now if you happen to own a SpiderBot yourself, you might have been one of ... More

Budapest's Do3D announces new high resolution G1 DLP 3D printer

May.19, 2015 - The Budapest, Hungary-based company’s G1 DLP System is the first of a product lineup that will include up to 20 micron resolution with a build volume of 100 mm X 80 mm X 150 mm. More

Painter 3D brings full color painting to your finished 3D prints

May.19, 2015 - Created by Keith Redmond of Wexford, Ireland, the “Painter 3D” is a hardware appliance that is independent from an existing 3D printer and allows a user to simply insert a 3D printed model to be painted via a rotating spray booth. More

Taiwan professor unveils ice cream 3D printer that can make 10 cm tall soft serve ice creams

May.18, 2015 - Chen Liyuan set out to hack a 3D printer and a soft serve ice cream machine to ensure that it produced consistent and fair cones of ice cream every time. Together with his students, Chen Liyuan was successful. More

Electroloom - the world's first 3D fabric printer - launches on Kickstarter

May.16, 2015 - The Electroloom 3D printer - which is starting at $4,500 for the first 10 backers and is currently in a developer stage - is a tool for designing and manufacturing custom 3D fabrics. More

Sixteen-year-old shares build plans for 300 Euro Vulcanus V1 3D Printer

May.15, 2015 - The sixteen-year-old builder, Johannes Rostek, spent this past Easter weekend deciding that he wanted to build an open source RepRap 3D printer. He called it 'Vulcanus V1 3D Printer. More

Brook Drumm announces large-scale Printrbot Pro 3D printer featuring a two-cubic foot build volume

May.15, 2015 - The latest Printrbot offering comes in the form of the Printrbot Pro - a $4,999 3D printer that features a build volume of approximately two cubic feet. While the new 3D printer is aimed at those who want a very large build volume... More

Sharebot launches their Voyager DLP 3D Printer and a complete line of resins

May.15, 2015 - Today, Italy’s Sharebot has officially started selling their latest 3D printer that is also their first foray into Digital Light Processing (DLP) 3D printing technology: the Sharebot Voyager. More

German RepRap reveals details and photos of their X350 3D printer that debuts next week

May.15, 2015 - As German RepRap explains, the machine’s most eye-catching quality is definitely its print space. ‘There is no 3D printer available with a more optimized print space compared to its size. More

Polyforge sub-$20,000 3D printer brings industrial-scale SLS 3D printing to small businesses

May.15, 2015 - Among others, the Polyforge aims to bring the power of SLS 3D printing to small businesses looking for high resolution 3D printed objects. “I've been fascinated by 3D printing for a very long time... More

Chocolate created by the upcoming Choctory 3D printer showcased at Bakery China 2015

May.14, 2015 - Developed by the Nanjing Research Institute of Additive Manufacturing in China, this Choctory 3D printer is already capable of creating food and has entered the beta-testing phase. More

Tomato 3D printer offers high resolution full color desktop 3D printing, now on Kickstarter

May.12, 2015 - Tomato - a new 3D printer offering on Kickstarter - aims to bring high-resolution and full color 3D printing to consumers at a price point that’s much cheaper than similar offerings we’ve seen in the past. More

Bocusini Plug & Play food 3D printer launches on Kickstarter

May.12, 2015 - Bocusini Plug & Play food 3D printer is an easy-to-use open source food printing system for gastronomy, patisserie and home applications. It consists of a heated food printing head mounted to a standard 3D printer... More

Growduce mini bio 3D printer turns waste into cellulose of any shape

May.8, 2015 - The Growduce is a fermentation tank that lives off of compostable scraps that are turned into cellulose (a naturally occurring polymer) shapes over a period of two weeks or so. More

Polish start-up Sand Made to debut their SLS 3D printer at the TEDx Krakow in June

May.8, 2015 - This start-up Sand Made, founded by Jakub Graczyk, is almost ready to debut their industrial-quality SLS 3D printer. Visitors of the ever-popular TEDx Krakow in June are in luck. More

Makerarm multi-purpose personal fabricator & 3D printer to be unveiled at Bay Area Maker Faire

May.7, 2015 - The Makerarm team has already reached the point of sharing their vision of the future. Their take on a next-generation 3D printer is an all-purpose manufacturing machine that does away with the XYZ construction... More

Designer hopes his 3D Weaver can print rigid bulletproof vests or even buildings

May.5, 2015 - London-based industrial designer Oluwaseyi Sosanya's machine essentially weaves together layers of material around metal spikes and at different heights to create 3D shapes. More

Pasta maker Barilla to show off its 3D pasta printer at the Milan EXPO 2015

May.5, 2015 - Italian pasta giants Barilla will showcase their 3D pasta printer at this year's EXPO in Milan, which has just opened a few days ago and can be visited throughout May. More

Chinese company unveils PCPrinter BCTM 3D bioprinter and announces clinical trials on humans

May.4, 2015 - Xi’an Particle Cloud unveiled their PCPrinter BCTM 3D Printer, which relied on FFP 3D printing technology to health care specialists and potential investors and manufacturers. They also announced that clinical trials are forthcoming. More

18-year-old Lukas Hoppe's open source SLS 3D printer successfully funded on IndieGoGo

Apr.29, 2015 - 18-year-old German student Lukas Hoppe has therefore spent the last year or so working on an open-source SLS 3D printer, and through a successful Indiegogo campaign, he now has the funds to complete and share his YOU-SLS machine. More

$2,499 MoonRay UV DLP 3D Printer Launches on Kickstarter

Apr.28, 2015 - The MoonRay UV DLP 3D Printer from SprintRay has hit the popular crowdfunding platform and has already raised over half of their campaign goal of $100,000 less than a few hours out of the gate from launching their campaign. More

Redesigned Solus DLP 3D printer to open for pre-orders soon

Apr.28, 2015 - Over the past few months Taiwan-based start-up Reify has been improving and optimizing their DLP-based resin 3D printer. The new and improved Solus model runs on thoroughly tested Creation Workshop software... More

MakeX to launch Kickstarter campaign for low-cost M-Jewelry UV 3D printer in June or July

Apr.28, 2015 - Remember the M-One DLP 3D printer by MakeX? Launched on Kickstarter a year ago, this Chinese-made low cost stereolithography 3D printer was a huge hit in the 3D printing community for its ability to make budget resin printing possible. More

The Bocusini is the first universal Plug & Play food 3D printer, soon on Kickstarter

Apr.24, 2015 - A new German startup by the name of Print2Taste has researched this problem and thinks that they a solution in the form of their Bocusini. The Bocusini is a device that allows a user to retrofit their existing 3D printer... More

ShapingBits launches Kickstarter for multi-material and high-resolution 3D printers

Apr.23, 2015 - ShapingBits is selling two distinct 3D printer models on his Kickstarter page including the 3FXtrud 20 Uno and the 3FXtrud 25 Duo. While the 3FXtrud 20 Uno is a single extruder 3D printer built with features to More

SinterIt prepares to launch a $5,000 SLS 3D printer

Apr.23, 2015 - Sinterit was founded by Konrad Glowacki, Mike Grymala-Moszczynski and Paul Szczurek who wanted to create an affordable desktop SLS 3D printer that didn’t sacrifice on the quality that SLS 3D prints are known for. More

New 'Limitless' multi-tool machine combines a 3d printer with a CNC machine

Apr.22, 2015 - Called “Limitless”, this new CNC and 3D printer combo aims to live up to its name and provide users with multi-tool capabilities for tackling a wide variety of jobs. More

HotEnd Works' new HDfab ceramic 3D printer utilizes Pressurized Spray Deposition technology for high resolution prints

Apr.22, 2015 - Ohio-based high quality 3D printing service provider HotEnd Works has developed a custom ceramic 3D printer called the HDfab™ Advanced Materials 3D Printer, which produces high resolution and high quality components using Pressurized... More

Korean 3D printer maker Carima launches new desktop DLP 3D printer DP110

Apr.22, 2015 - Korean company Carima has just announced their new DP110 3D printer that they’re confident will take the industry by storm worldwide. The printer features a high-end DLP engine that allows them to create smooth... More

Nano Dimension unveils new Dragonfly 2020 nano-ink PCB 3D printer

Apr.20, 2015 - Among others, Nano Dimension, an Israel-based public company, unveiled their new Dragonfly 2020 3D system at an event held in Tel-Aviv, Israel late last week. More

Disney Researchers develop 'soft' 3D printer that creates objects with layered felt

Apr.17, 2015 - A team of researchers at Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon University have developed a 3D printer that layers together sheets of laser cut fabric to create three-dimensional objects using STL files similar to... More

Coming soon... The new Printrbot Play will be a $399 fully assembled 3D printer

Apr.17, 2015 - Brook Drumm, CEO of Printrbot has just announced their next 3D printer called Printrbot Play. The Printrbot Play will be a fully assembled FDM 3D printer. More

Big Red 3D printer self-replicates most of its own parts

Apr.14, 2015 - While entirely self-replicating machines are still a slightly futuristic concept, a pair of hobbyists has created a 3D printer that can reproduce nearly all of the parts required to make it. More

Drotix to launch new Gala 3D printer on Kickstarter on April 21st

Apr.13, 2015 - Now, an electrical engineer by the name of Mariano Ronchi (along with his team of designers, engineers and developers at Drotix) is gearing up to launch what he is hoping just might be the latest 3D printer crowdfunding hit... More

Stratasys unveils the extremely fast and efficient Large-Scale Objet 1000 Plus 3D printer

Apr.13, 2015 - Stratasys has just announced a brand-new 3D printer, the Large-Scale Objet 1000 Plus 3D printer, a machine that has been improved upon in every area of 3D printing relevance: speed, quality, print size, multi-material printing an efficiency. More

Teacher brings DIY 3D printing into the classroom using a modified projector & PowerPoint slides

Apr.9, 2015 - Dustin Klenke, a physics, robotics and biology teacher at Union High School in Union, Missouri has brought a similar project into his classroom as a way of breaking down the principles of 3D printing in an effort to... More

Cool hacked 3D printer decorates traditional Japanese bento lunch boxes

Apr.9, 2015 - While chocolate 3D printing experiments seem to be taking over the internet in recent months, we can’t just only eat chocolate all the time. That’s why it’s very refreshing to see this whole new take on the concept of 3D printing food. More

Ultimaker Original+ 3D printer source files & Ultimaker heated bed upgrade files now available online

Apr.7, 2015 - Keeping true to its commitment to open hardware, the company has finally been able to launch the Ultimaker Original+ and Ultimaker heated bed upgrade files today. More

Mechanical engineer creates ingenious Easy Cheese 3D Printer

Mar.31, 2015 - Using an existing 3D printer and some self-made, 3D printed modification parts, Maxwell-Parish created the world’s first (known) Easy Cheese 3D Printer. More

Chinese company Prismlab unveils super-fast SLA 3D printer, can print 2,712 cm3 in just 1 hour

Mar.31, 2015 - Now, a Chinese company named Prism3D has come forward with yet another similar technology that they are claiming can rapidly speed up 3D print times thanks to their own unique approach... More

Tiko Unibody delta-style desktop 3d printer raises over $188K first day on Kickstarter

Mar.31, 2015 - Less than two weeks ago, we caught a sneak-peek of the new Tiko unibody 3D printer at the Austin, Texas SXSW festival where it was met with a positive response. More

Maker creates SLA 3D printer using an old projector and $10 in parts

Mar.26, 2015 - For one motivated 3D printing enthusiast, he took matters into his own hands and crafted his own SLA 3D printer using little more than some borrowed parts, an Arduino Uno and less than $10 in supplies. More

Vormvrij announces new lineup of clay-based LUTUM 3D printers

Mar.26, 2015 - Dutch company VormVrij is focused on the intersection of clay and additive manufacturing. Today, VormVrij has announced that they have just released their new line of dual claystruder LUTUM 3D printers which start at €4655. More

Stepcraft 2, a universal desktop CNC/3D printer launches on Kickstarter

Mar.25, 2015 - For a very interesting multi-purpose machine has just launched on Kickstarter that not only functions as a perfectly decent FDM desktop 3D printer, but can easily be transformed into a CNC mill or an all-purpose cutter and engraver. More

New Gizmo 3D's super-fast DLP 3D printer creates objects in 6 minutes

Mar.25, 2015 - The Gizmo 3D printer, which is currently being developed by Australian resin manufacturers Gizmo 3D, has hit the web with full force through a video illustrating its ‘Continuous 3D Printing’ technique. More

Genesis Duo, new $349 dual extruder 3D printer to launch on Kickstarter next week

Mar.23, 2015 - But X3D Machines is about to launch a new machine that brings some more options to the table: the Genesis Duo, a dual-extrusion, self-calibration and wireless 3D printer. More

Jasper Menger unveils his Robot-Arm 3D Printer with an eight meter reach

Mar.23, 2015 - The 28-year-old entrepreneur Jasper Menger is the mastermind behind this interesting 3D printing setup and has recently founded new 3D printing startup 3D Robot Printing to further explore his robot’s potential. More

South African 3D printer maker unveils new supersized Mega Morgan 3D printer

Mar.20, 2015 - Last time we heard from South Africa’s Quinton Harley, he was busy finalizing the details on his RepRap Morgan 3D printer and also celebrating the win of the Gada Prize for Innovation. More

Singapore student builds a 3D food printer that prints cookies, mashed potato & chocolate

Mar.19, 2015 - Student Daniel Peng Zhuo shows us that this technology is at least definitely not an impossibility, as he has just built a prototype food printer of his own as part of a course at the National University of Singapore (NUS). More

New delta-style TIKO desktop 3d printer revealed at SXSW for just $179

Mar.18, 2015 - The TIKO, which will be launching on Kickstarter in the coming weeks, is a $179 3D printer that is capable of producing printed objects that are similar in quality to other existing Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D printers... More

XYZprinting releases new da Vinci 1.1 Plus 3D printer with W-Fi, free mobile app upgrade

Mar.18, 2015 - XYZprinting, Taiwan based manufacturer of affordable consumer-grade 3D printers, announced the release of the da Vinci 1.1 Plus, an enhanced version of its da Vinci 1.0 3D printer. More

Polish company unveils Gaja 3D printer version 2: Gaja Multitool with interchangeable heads

Mar.17, 2015 - Polish company TYTAN 3D, run by Pawel Rokita and Janusz Wojcik, announces completely new look for their Gaja 3D printer – Gaja Multitool. The company released two new devices a year ago. More

Carbon3D Introduces breakthrough CLIP technology for layerless 3D printing, 25-100x faster

Mar.17, 2015 - Carbon3D today emerged from stealth on the main stage of the TED conference with an entirely new breakthrough 3D printing process, which is, according to the company, 25-100 times faster than than other 3D printing processes. More

Dutch TNO’s ‘racetrack’ 3D printing factory line can build hundreds of products within minutes

Mar.15, 2015 - Dutch company TNO has revealed their own flexible production platform for additive manufacturing technologies that can produce complex products, each customized in some way. More

Ground-breaking 3D printer for small molecules could speed up custom drug development

Mar.13, 2015 - American scientists have announced the creation of a molecule-making machine, a 3D printer that can work at the molecular level to assemble complex small molecules on demand 'at the click of a mouse'. More

Dim3printing's 3DFormer 3D printing pen is coming to Kickstarter, starting at only $40

Mar.12, 2015 - Today Dim3printing informs us its 3D printing pen, now called 3DFormer, is coming to Kickstarter. The main features of the 3DFormer are the ergonomic design for easy gripping and advanced cooling technologies to prevent clogging. More

These ultra-realistic teeth were made by new triple-jetting Stratasys dental 3D printer

Mar.10, 2015 - Scheduled to be unveiled on Wednesday, March 11th at the International Dental Show in Cologne, Germany, the Objet260 Dental Selection 3D Printer was designed to take digital dentistry realism and precision to the next level... More

BoXZY, an all-in-one 3D printer, CNC mill and laser engraver launches on Kickstarter

Mar.9, 2015 - BoXZY’s basic setup is a dual extruder FDM 3D printer (with a precision of four microns!) that can be quickly interchanged with a solid 1 ¼ horsepower Makita router, turning the machine into a powerful CNC mill or a laser engraver. More

Pirx 3D releases design files for PIRX 3D printer, enables you build your own for free

Mar.9, 2015 - Pirx 3D, Poland-based 3D printer manufacturer, has announced this week that they are releasing all the design files for their first, wooden-framed model called PIRX. More

Student creates handheld 3D printer using LEGO bricks and a hot glue gun

Mar.9, 2015 - For a recent university project, New Zealand-born industrial design student Vimal Patel was provided with a small spool of biodegradable 3D printing filament and then tasked “to make something with it”. More

Desktop 3D 'BioBot' printer builds functional human tissue

Mar.8, 2015 - The young University of Pennsylvania graduates have developed a desktop 3D bioprinter that fabricates the 3D structure of human tissue and could eventually be used to 3D print functional human organs... More

German company TETRA to release world record nano 3D printer later this year

Mar.6, 2015 - TETRA, a Germany-based company recently announced that their TETRA GmbH nano 3D printer - which features Two-Photon-Polymerization - has earned the title as a world record holder for the smallest nano printing technology. More

3D Systems brings EKOCYCLE Cube 3D printer to Harrods

Mar.6, 2015 - 3D Systems announced today its EKOCYCLE branded Cube 3D printer is now available at an exclusive EKOCYCLE Shop in Shop at Harrods. More

ExOne announces its largest 3D printing system Exerial for industrial series production

Mar.5, 2015 - Industrial 3D printer manufacturer ExOne today announced the upcoming availability of its largest 3D printing system, the Exerial. The Exerial system allows customers to engage with indirect printing technology... More

Indiegogo campaign launched to bring Mini Metal Maker 3D printer to the public

Mar.3, 2015 - Basically, David Hartkop's machine combines what is known as Precious Metal Clays (or PMC) with FDM 3D printing. His machine extrudes the metal clay just like a ceramic 3D printer extrudes regular clay. More

New Anvil 3D Creation Center combines 3D printing hardware and software into single platform

Mar.2, 2015 - After determining that consumers need both the software and hardware combined into a single platform to make 3D printing as seamless of an experience as possible, the creators of Anvil 3D Content Creation Center have developed... More

Canon Europe to market and sell 3D Systems 3D printers in UK & Ireland

Feb.26, 2015 - Canon Europe, a subsidiary of Canon Inc. of Japan, world-leader in imaging solutions, today announces a distribution agreement with 3D Systems. Under the arrangement, Canon will market, sell and support 3D Systems’ 3D printers... More

Bond robot combines 3D printers & Montblanc pens to create handwritten notes for you

Feb.26, 2015 - This Bond robot is capable of producing gorgeous handwritten notes through an unusual combination of 3D printing technology and Montblanc pens and therefore is a true combination of technology, convenience and old-fashioned style. More

The Krak3n is coming: a modular monster 3D printer complete with 3D scanning and laser engraving

Feb.24, 2015 - The Krak3n 3D printer developed by a group of four Hungarian developers based in Budapest. By their own admission, they were all 3D printing fanatics who were unsatisfied with the current models on offer. More

Hermle unveils giant hybrid 5-axis metal 3D printer/CNC mill 'MPA 40'

Feb.24, 2015 - And in that respect, the giant MPA 40 machine that has just been unveiled by German machine tool manufacturers Hermle could be a real game changer. For not only is it a giant and highly efficient metal manufacturing machine... More