Feb 22, 2014
MX3D - The Multi Axis 3D Printer
Created by the Joris Laarman Lab and the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), the MX3D is a showcase of a machine capable of conjuring organic metal shapes and irregular patterns. This seems like a breakthrough, as most existing 3D printers work on a more platform based, layered approach. The robotic arm extrudes a quick curing resin and will be able to print 3D objects out of thin air in steel, stainless steel, aluminum, copper and bronze. While it's still rudimentary in some regards, this type of 3D printing sets the stage for much faster complex 3D object manufacturing.