Earlier this month Micron3DP took the wraps off their latest third generation 3D printing Cobra extruded head that has been reconstructed completely from metal. Enabling it to be used for printing specialised 3D printing filaments such as carbon fibre or even glass.
This week the company has unveiled 3D printed objects using glass that have been part of the companies research and development teams research over the past few months.
The new Cobra 3D printing head was able to heat soft glass to temperatures of up to 850°C as well as borosilicate glass to a massive 1640°C offering issues temperature increase over the PLA and ABS filament heads that normally go to a maximum of about 350°C.
The new materials that are being used by the 3D printhead are still just experimental and more development work needs to be carried out before a consumer version will be made available for purchase. However you can learn more about the already available for the metal 3D printing Cobra printhead via the video below and also from the company’s official website.