A new DLP-based 3D printer

A Chinese company developed a new 3D printer based on Digital Light Processing (DLP), the technology that will improve the accuracy and speed of 3D printers. The 3D printing machine, CTC Bizer 3D Printer, was produced by Zhuhai CTC Electronic. Last month a conference was held in Zhuhai to discuss Read more…

China produced first space-based 3D printer

Scientists in Shanghai have produced the first space-based 3D printer which astronauts will be able to use during space missions. This printing machine was developed by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC). According to Wang Lianfeng, a senior engineer in CASC Shanghai’s research arm, the newly-developed machine can print objects Read more…

WinSun 3D printing company

3D printed houses, the next boom China’s real-estate market?

The company Winsun is moving into real-estate, 3D printed real-estate that is. On May 16th together with Tongji University Alumni Association they organised a lecture about 3D printed architecture. Particularly glass fiber reinforced gypsum materials and cement-based materials such as special glass fiber reinforced cement were discussed. Printing of houses is not something new. The Dutch Read more…

Chinese consumer-grade 3D printer

Beijing TierTime Technology is a high-tech enterprise specialized in R&D and manufacturing of 3D printers. The company already had large scale and industrial 3D printers, but now recently revealed desktop 3D printers under the name UP! series. The printers all use the technology of melted extrusion modeling rapid prototyping. UP! 3D printer is the portable printer using Read more…

Northwestern Polytechnical University and Airbus join forces in 3D printing

Northwestern Polytechnical University and Airbus signed a cooperation agreement on March 14, to work together on laser additive manufacturing technology (a 3D printing technology) focused on applications in the field of aviation. The cooperation signing ceremony was held at Northwestern University. Northwestern Polytechnical University Vice President WENG and Airbus China Chief Read more…