Lithophane is not a new thing, yet it is experiencing a renaissance today thanks to 3D printing. Anyone looking for something really special imaginative on the internet has surely come across the unique 3D photo lamps made with this technology. But let’s take a closer look at what lithophane is, where it comes from, what the underlying technology is, and what can be made with it.
Chocolate printing with a 3D printer
As you may have read in our previous blog posts 3D printing ever-widening uses are emerging. Now we’re bringing you a taste of the world of 3D printing of chocolate. We also have several product lines with 3D printing that you can use in the kitchen - we wrote about it - such as custom cookie cutters or cappuccino-, latte-, and coffee stenciles. What we are writing about now, however, is not a 3D printed product, but a complete 3D printer that can be used to print chocolates, chocolate figures.
Making custom coffee and cappuccino stencils
Who would have thought but the interest in custom coffee or cappuccino stencil is growing quickly. Design a custom 3D printed stencil to start your morning with a sip of your favorite “refreshing drink” . A cappuccino made with a unique cocoa or cinnamon spray expresses your individuality much better than stenciled stars, hearts, Christmas trees, and other mass-produced figures for millions
Custom Cookie Cutter Creation
There are many festive occasions when a unique cookie cutter can really come in handy in your kitchen and you can get a nice little surprise for consumers of delicious delicacies. Make custom 3D print cookie cutters since you know for sure that these personal, special little cutters shapes express your personality much more than mass-produced millions.
Custom keychains by 3D printing
By browsing our website, you will also notice that one of our most popular products and services is the creation and production of unique keyrings. These keyrings are made with the increasingly popular 3D printing technology. This solution makes it possible to create unique products and gifts at an affordable price of up to 1 piece.
Futuristic 3D printed concrete houses
After the fashion industry, we can now gain insight into how one segment of the construction industry is heading for additive manufacturing technologies. We would not think so, but 3D printing will soon be able to build concrete houses. This was reported in the project named Project Milestone, launched in Eindhoven, Netherlands, which is not an experiment, since in 2019 more houses will be built for commercial purposes within the framework of the project.
NIKE FLYPRINT – the 3D printed textile
In our previous blog entry, we have already mentioned Adidas Futurecraft 4D sports shoes and now we are looking at how the great competitor Nike's using this technology for. It was announced in these days how to use the textile fabric for making Flyprint 3D printed sports shoes.