8 Amazing Materials That Can Be 3D Printed

I can design an engine
64 miles to a gallon of gasoline
I can make new antibiotics
I can make computers survive aquatic, conditions
– Flobots (Handlebars)

Our Startup Weekend team has been spending a lot of time researching the capabilities of 3D printers and being absolutely amazed. Almost everyone who read my post has asked me what can and cannot be printed with our current technology. So I figured I’d elaborate a bit.

The technology has come a long way since I first heard about it years ago. It isn’t just plastics that can be printed, check out this partial list of printable materials (hint: the links are to some cool videos and pictures):

Plastics (Thermoplastics like ABS and PLS / Acrylic / Alumide)
Metals (Titanium, Gold, Sterling Silver and many other metal alloys)
Other (Wood, Ceramics, Glass, Sands like quartz for molds, Resins)

Amazing right??

8 Amazing Materials That Can Be 3D Printed