Full Color 3d printing


How it works


Applying layer of powder. leveled with spinning roller




Printing with ink and water




Lower platform




Repeat until model is created


Colorpod:





Print wall for higher objects




Schematic




2 usb connections to computer






Powder compositions
  • Methyl cellulose (wallpaper paste)
  • Plaster (gives poor separation)
  • Dextrin with glassbeads and dry paint powder
  • Poly vinyl alcohol
  • Sugar
  • ....




Post treatments
  • Heating

  • Cyanoacrylate (superglue)
  • Varnish
  • Thin epoxy
  • Hair spray


Sofware


Opens obj and colored stl files



Objects can be scaled and rotated




preview slicing




Many configuration options




Operation



Ideas for future experiments



Use of powder model as support for fdm model.




Use inkjets to color fdm model.