It seems there is not a week that goes by where we do not talk about 3D printing in some capacity or another. Stories have come in from across the globe in their masses about new 3D projects that are contributing to healthcare, manufacturing, engineering, architecture and the print industry itself, with many looking to diversify into this appealing and head-turning area of print.
One printer that keeps coming up in conversation, is the Massivit 1800. Aimed specifically at bringing 3D technology to the sign and display industry, the printer was first unveiled at Drupa 2016, but the potential of this machine has grown since its inception with customers continuing to push the boundaries. The Israeli firm unveiled its smaller version at FESPA this year, the Massivit 1500 Exploration, aimed for use in print shops of any size. Based on Massivit’s Gel Dispensing Printing technology (GDP), the 1800 can print objects up to 1.8m x 1.5m x 1.2m and at around 35cm an hour. The printer produces large structures in sections, which are glued together using a product called Dimengel and a spot UV torch.
Read the full article in Signlink.co.uk