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3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable

3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable

By 22 April 2015

The hyperbole around 3D printing, with talk of revolution and a new age, is getting ridiculous. Will 3D printing really impact our world more than the internet? If so, when will we be able to afford it? And more importantly how will 3D printing make such... >>

The Palette turns monochrome 3D printers into multi-colour, multi-material printers

The Palette turns monochrome 3D printers into multi-colour, multi-material printers

By 21 April 2015

Those of you with an older 3D printer or a budget 3D printer will be glad to know there is a project on Kickstarter that can breathe new life into your monochrome machine. It's called The Palette. New 3D printers are continually popping up with more than... >>

3D printing just got affordable, £299 XYZPrinting wants to help your home

3D printing just got affordable, £299 XYZPrinting wants to help your home

By 19 March 2015

Affordable 3D printers are starting to appear but most either require partial building or are still on a crowd-funding site. XYZPrinting has announced it will be selling its super affordable 3D printers for the home from 20 April. XYZPrinting is a Taiwanese... >>

Until now 3D printing was just layered 2D, Carbon3D changes everything

Until now 3D printing was just layered 2D, Carbon3D changes everything

By 18 March 2015

3D printing is being hailed as the future of manufacturing yet it's been around, technically, since 1981. Now Carbon3D is here to shake up the industry with its revolutionary new printer that's faster, more accurate and higher resolution. The Carbon3D... >>

This 3D printer synthesises molecules that normally take chemists years to craft

This 3D printer synthesises molecules that normally take chemists years to craft

By 16 March 2015

Just when you've thought about all the ways 3D printing could revolutionise industries across the world, something new pops up and pretty much blows your mind, such as a new 3D printer from a chemist at the University of Illinois. Martin Burke has published... >>

OverLord 3D multi-colour printer can make this cool teddy bear and won't break the bank

OverLord 3D multi-colour printer can make this cool teddy bear and won't break the bank

By 5 December 2014

The OverLord has been funded. Okay, we're simmering with the dramatics now. In all seriousness, there is a cool 3D printer that just launched on Kickstarter and has already reached £68,259. It had a £10,000 goal. It's getting so much attention, even... >>

Flux all-in-one 3D printer and scanner makes over $500,000 on Kickstarter with 37 days left to go

Flux all-in-one 3D printer and scanner makes over $500,000 on Kickstarter with 37 days left to go

By 13 November 2014

There's another 3D printer on Kickstarter in need of your backing, but this one, called Flux, is unique in that it does much more than print objects. It also scans and engraves and more. Flux 3D chiefly features high-resolution stepper motors and three... >>

HP Multi Jet Fusion could change 3D printing forever: Faster, higher res and multi-coloured

HP Multi Jet Fusion could change 3D printing forever: Faster, higher res and multi-coloured

By 29 October 2014

HP has revealed its own 3D printer that it believes will revolutionise the market. The Multi Jet Fusion is based on the company's thermal ink jet technology and can print objects at a higher resolution than conventional 3D printers, while attaining ten... >>

Candy is the food 3D printer that makes anything for only £299

Candy is the food 3D printer that makes anything for only £299

By 3 September 2014

3D printing is an expensive prospect that is fast becoming affordable as makers create different printer options. Food printing is still a pioneering 3D printing front and has been even more pricey, until now. Candy has just launched on Kickstarter to... >>

Want to 3D-print objects but don't own a 3D printer? No worries, here's how

Want to 3D-print objects but don't own a 3D printer? No worries, here's how

By 8 August 2014

There are numerous ways you can print objects in 3D starting today, without having to buy a 3D printer or use fancy 3D modeling software. When reading about 3D printers, there's usually an asterisk about how you must first convert any object you want... >>