September 28, 2015
As well as the colours, its application extends to a specific 3D printer that operates with several tanks holding the colour, as well as an ‘antibleeding’ agent, 3DPrint.com reported. The patent further entails several printheads handling the materials as well as curing them.
The news site said the patent’s applications “are wide ranging, as 3D printing becomes more mainstream in areas like design and apparel, with better availability regarding colour definitely being something that would surely be welcomed”.
It further commented that while Samsung continues to deny that it is moving into the 3D printing sector, “the patent should definitely give competitors reason to at least sit up and take momentary notice, as well as noting their interests in robotics, virtual reality, and more”.
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