Progress and Future Strategy
The Extruder is still under development, but there are already nice 3D print results.
Now you can cook direct from the 3D Printer with Ruben Alexander’s Tea Light Cooker 3D Printed in Ceramics by Shapeways.
It’s safe for food and drink and it can take some serious heat.
You can now 3D print in ceramic at Sculpteo, one has the choice between 8 different colors:
John Balistreri, Professor of ceramics at Bowling Green State University, explains the rapid prototyping process and BGSU’s patented powder and binder solution as well as its applications to art, industry, and medicine (VIDEO).
The New York Times posted in their blog that until now, 3-D printers have primarily printed in plastics or other materials that you wouldn’t want to eat off of.