Tag: 3D printing

3D Printer Creates iPhone Cases Out of Recyled Bottles

July 3, 2014 // 12:38 pm

You can now 3D print an iPhone case using bottles from soft drinks, water and juices. Most 3D printing is done with plastic materials, and now there is an environmentally-friendly alternative that still makes cool products such as iPhone cases, toys and even shoes.

3DSystems, who claims to be…

Hershey Signs Deal to Develop 3D Chocolate Printers

January 18, 2014 // 2:18 pm

3D Printers have become quite the popular gadget nowadays with the machines looking past plastics and diving into the food world. From sour candies to pizzas 3D Systems has got a leg up on the competition with their ChefJet printers. The company debuted the kitchen-ready ChefJet a…

CES SPOTTING: This is What 3D Sour Candy Looks Like

January 10, 2014 // 2:32 pm

3D printing has become the food industry’s preferred fascination of late, from 3D printed pizza dough topped with tomato sauce to 3D chocolate face sculptures. The most recent delight was spotted at CES 2014 in the form of 3D geometric candies and chocolate by the…

3D-Printed Toothbrush Brushes Your Teeth In 6 Seconds Flat

October 3, 2013 // 12:34 pm

If sparing a minute or two to clean those pearly whites isn’t in the cards, there’s Blizzident –the extra fast brushing device.

This 3D custom model of users’ mouths is fit with hundreds of tiny bristles, about 10 times more than an everyday toothbrush. Blizzident also has a floss…

The World’s First Consumer-Friendly Chocolate Printer?

July 8, 2011 // 7:47 am

Eyes lighting up yet? A team of researchers out of the University of Exeter with Brunel University and software developer Delecam have developed the world’s first 3D chocolate printer. The technology used in their 3D printing is nothing we haven’t heard about before, as we’ve…