G3DP, the “glazier” printer

Gianluca Riccio

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Technology

G3DP is a manufacturing platform designed to 3D print transparent glass developed by researchers at MIT. Not only that: it can make them graduated by varying their thickness and also modify through other steps the degree of opacity of a glass and its color, the index of transmission, reflection and refraction of light, and all the other parameters specific to any type of glass. The platform is based on a thermal printer with two heating chambers: the upper one acts as an oven ... Read all

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