The first fully 3D printed LED’s really exist and they are out there!

3D printed LED'S

The first fully 3D printed LED’s do really exist and they are out there! Developing the capability to 3D print various materials could enable the free form generation of active electronics in unique functional, interwoven architectures. Achieving such a seamless integration of a diversity of materials with 3D printing is a significant challenge that requires overcoming discrepancies in material properties in addition to ensuring that all the materials are compatible with the process. 3D printing Quantum Dot LED’s: a myth or reality? Continue reading “The first fully 3D printed LED’s really exist and they are out there!”

3D Print Your Own Electronics! ProtoPlant Launches Kickstarter for Extremely Conductive PLA Filament

There are a handful of 3D printer filament manufacturers that have really been pumping out all sorts of new materials as of late. One such company is ProtoPlant, which is at forefront of the market when it comes to introducing new, unique printing materials. Continue reading “3D Print Your Own Electronics! ProtoPlant Launches Kickstarter for Extremely Conductive PLA Filament”

New metal lets today’s 3D printers make tomorrow’s electronics (VIDEO)

When entrepreneur Michael Toutonghi and his son wanted to make a rocket in their family basement, they went about it in a thoroughly modern way: though the duo wasn’t gearing up to produce their rockets by the hundreds, the production and assembly processes were still too tedious to be done entirely by hand. Continue reading “New metal lets today’s 3D printers make tomorrow’s electronics (VIDEO)”