Objects That Couldn’t Be Made Before 3D Printers Existed

3D Printing Review

That’s when a material, like glass or metal or plastic, is poured into a mold that forms the product. In 2013, medical company Organovo started selling 3D-printed liver tissue. 3D printing isn’t just for making unique stuffed animals or weird fake meat.

Reflections from 3DPW - Part 1

Tales of a 3D Printer

You can watch this inspiring video below, which was featured in the Organovo medical advances exhibit: The kids were surprised to learn that Printrbot has a dual extrusion option, and is working on some triple extrusion designs.

Guide to Unusual 3D Printing Materials


It is a mixture of plastic and 40-50% recycled wood chips. The 3D printer NOVOGEN MMX Bioprinter of Organovo is now able to print human tissue. If you’re interested in 3D printing and our manufacturing methods, you probably know about the most widely used 3D printing materials.

Will 3D Printing Change The World?

3D Rapid Pro

Organovo was recently listed on the OTC market under the ticker [OTCQB:ONVO]. A plastic or metal part might work on a temporary basis, or not. What about the ability to replace large parts or ones built of a mix of materials? Will 3D Printing Change The World?

The 3D Printers Are Coming: Dig More Coal?

RPM Tools

Thus the original and still common alternative name of additive manufacturing. The machines print head squirts and melts plastic or metal powders not only to specific dimensions and shapes but increasingly specific material compositions. Most of the action today is around 3D plastic printers where we find what amounts to toys, mainly including hobbyists, experiments, designers, educators and artists. Not to denigrate the utility of printing in plastic.