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Clearly advancing: Multiple teams develop technologies to 3-D print high-quality, microstructured glass

By April Gocha / May 4, 2017

Two new papers, one published in Nature and one in Advanced Materials, describe 3-D printing techniques that use silica nanoparticle inks—rather than molten glass itself—to to fabricate optically clear glass components with micrometer-scale resolution, a huge leap forward for the integration of glass materials into additive manufacturing.

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New 3-D printing process creates harder, stronger ceramics that can stand the heat

By Stephanie Liverani / January 12, 2016

The latest breakthrough in 3-D printed ceramics comes from researchers at HRL Laboratories LLC, in Malibu, Calif. The team developed a process that “overcomes the limits of traditional ceramic processing and enables high-temperature, high-strength ceramic components,” according to a HRL news release.

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Tethon 3D moves toward additive manufacturing stronger, harder ceramics with compression-enhanced 3-D printer

By April Gocha / January 4, 2016

Ceramic 3-D printing company Tethon 3D has filed a U.S. patent application for a new ceramic printer design that seeks to optimize additive manufacturing of ceramics.

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3D printing reaches the final materials frontier—Micron3DP innovates in glass

By April Gocha / July 22, 2015

Micron3DP, a 3-D printing company that develops and builds all-metal extruders, has now successfully experimented with advanced 3-D printing methods for what may be the final frontier in 3-D printed materials: glass.

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