Read our guide to learn about all 10 types of 3D printing technology that 3D printers use today. Terms like FDM, SLA, DLP, SLS, DMLS, SLM, EBM, Material Jetting, DOD, and Binder Jetting simply explained.
Check out our SLS 3D Printer Guide to the best industrial and desktop SLS 3D printers. Includes SLS 3D printing services, technology overview, applications, materials, and more.
What many people don't actually know is that 3D printing is not a new technology. In fact, the first-ever patent for 3D printing was successfully issued in 1986. Let's take a closer look at the history of 3D printing and how it all came about.
Similar to the way the World Wide Web democratized news, education, and entertainment, 3D printing has tremendous potential to democratize the manufacturing of certain goods.
Two laser technologies, two similar uses, two different results. It's SLA vs SLS, with comparisons, and simple explanations of how these methods work. Sound interesting? Then keep reading!
Interested in the process of reproducing real objects through 3D scanning and 3D printing? In this article, we take a look at both technologies, paying special attention to how they differ and how they can work together.
In the always-growing world of 3D printing, there are two types of 3D printers which use lasers to build solid parts. If you are new to 3D printing, you might have already wondered what is a "3D laser printer". Well, let make it clear for you.
The Sinterit Lisa is our pick for the "Best Desktop SLS 3D Printer of Winter 2018-19". Check out our review to find out why it is the best choice for desktop SLS 3D printing right now.
The Sinterit Lisa Pro, the improved version of Sinterit's Lisa, is our Summer 2019 pick for the "Best Desktop SLS 3D Printer". Review the specs to find out the changes.
Light is a potent force when directed properly, and 3D printing is certainly no exception. Explore this guide where we break down 3D printing using light, or rather the processes which make use of light.
3D printing is neither new nor limited to parts created from extruded plastic. Let's learn more about the established technologies, including how they work and what makes them unique.
Selective last sintering is a 3D printing technology that uses a laser to fuse a thermoplastic powder to build parts. We'll explain how this technology works, discuss its pros and cons, and point out where it's utilized.
Always wanted your own SLS 3D printer? Hoping for a cheaper alternative to the industrial machines? Check out this DIY project on Wevolver.
The Sintratec S1 is a desktop-sized SLS 3D printer with a surprisingly large build chamber. Review the specs and price.
The Sintratec S2 is a modular SLS 3D printing system that provides an automated end-to-end solution, from the sintering process to material surface treatment. Review the specs and price.
Data glasses are a new smart wearable made with an SLS printer which are useful for industrial applications. Would you wear a pair?
On display at the In(3D)ustry trade show in Barcelona, the VIT SLS is a new benchtop SLS printer coming to Kickstarter at the end of October.