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Monthly Archives: January 2014


Full-colour 3D prints

The £200k ($330k) Objet500 Connex3 Color Mutli-material 3D Printer from Stratasys mixes cyan, magenta and yellow (like traditional 2D printers) to ‘infinitely’ colour base materials of rubber and plastic.

Minneapolis-based Stratasys bought Israeli multi-material specialist Objet in April 2012; last year it bought MakerBot, the consumer 3D printing company

BBC News – Stratasys launches multi-material colour 3D printer.

At The University of Southern California, Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis has built a colossal 3D printer that can build a house in 24 hours…

3D Printer Builds House In 24 Hours – Business Insider.

The Sugar Lab 3D print sugar structures. They use 3D Systems who, funnily enough, have just announced the new ChefJet™ series of 3D printers. Info on their top of the range model:

“The ChefJet Pro 3D printer is a full-color, large format printer with a build volume of 10x14x8”. ChefJet Pro printable materials also come in a variety of recipes, including chocolate, vanilla, mint, sour apple, cherry and watermelon, all of which can be printed in full-color. ChefJet is expected to be available in the second half of 2014 and will be priced in the sub-$10,000 range. To sign up for updates, please visit”

3D-printed sugar could be icing on the cake for kitchens of the future | Technology |

Cold Spray is a 3D printing technique using nano metal particles. Their high velocity creates adiabatic shear instability when it meets the substrate, i.e. it turns into a liquid solid and welds to the surface.

Slow Mo Guys – GE (by General Electric)