Expos, Updates and Rewards
After a wonderful holiday season, January whipped by in a flash. We thought we’d give you some of the highlights before February is upon us (and before the... Read more
We’ve got something exciting to announce today. By the end of this week, we’ll have completed shipping our Kickstarter Form 1 printers.
Thank you. We’re here because of you, our... Read more
Happy Halloween, Shipping Updates, & Company News
Something about being able to create literally anything drives people — especially Form 1 users — to make the most mind-bendingly creepy stuff. It’s Halloween, and we’re thrilled to show... Read more
Shipping Update, Webinar, and Upcoming Events
We’ve shipped 874 printers! We’re incredibly proud of how far we’ve come -- and we’re not stopping.
We know that many of our international backers are still awaiting... Read more
Printing with the Form 1 Webinar
We've had a busy week at Formlabs, what with MakerFaire, a major software update to PreForm 0.9.0! To take it all in, we'll be hosting a webinar this coming Thursday,... Read more
Software Update | New Support System!
We take enormous pride in our PreForm software, which is re-inventing what 3d-printing software can do. PreForm 0.9.0 (download) is one of our most significant updates yet.
Brand New Support... Read more
USA & Canada Away!
As of today, we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve shipped all of our domestic and Canadian pledges -- we’ve shipped 712 Form 1s! And next week, we’ll be sending out... Read more
With your help here last fall, we set out to make the Form 1 the best desktop 3D printer out there. We’ve been busy. We’ve built up a top-notch engineering... Read more
Announcing Grey Resin!
After months of fine-tuning to perfection, Formlabs is ready to expand your 3D printing options. Grey Resin is finally here!
Similar to Clear, our newest material has properties... Read more
PreForm 0.8.4: Mac OS X & Mesh Repair
We’ve had many requests for a Macintosh-compatible version of our PreForm software, and here it is. Head over to our software page to check out our new OS X-compatible version... Read more
PreForm Update 0.8.3
New print-time estimator in the Info Bar panel. Hourglass model by Taavi Simson via GrabCad.
We’re shipping more printers every week — but that doesn’t mean we’re neglecting our software.... Read more
Electroplating with the Form 1
A rook, plated in copper and nickel.
Prints on the Form 1 capture all of extraordinary detail of your model, and have an incredible smooth surface-finish. That means it’s easy... Read more
Clear Material Properties
At Formabs, we’re working on much more than a printer. We’re building an ecosystem, integrating high-performance software and hardware, and developing a suite of specialized materials appropriate for the most-demanding... Read more
PreForm Update to 0.8.2
We're working hard, over here. Shipping printers is our top priority, but we're also working at improving and tweaking our software. Four weeks after our last software update, we’re pleased... Read more
We won’t let a printer out the factory door if it hasn’t passed our exhaustive calibration and test procedures. This commitment to quality has caused delays in our... Read more
Announcing PreForm Update 0.8.1
Three weeks after our initial release, we have our first software update for you! PreForm 0.8.1 is ready for download.
Our software team has been hard-at-work so we... Read more
Clear Resin is in the Form Store!
Today we’re excited to offer Clear Resin for sale at the Form Store for $149 per liter. To make it easy for you to stock up, you can... Read more
The Form 1 is Shipping!
The Formlabs journey began early 2011 through conversations among a group of designers and engineers. Just like you, we saw the power of 3D printing but were frustrated... Read more
Announcing Clear Resin!
When you helped launch Form 1 production on Kickstarter, we had planned on launching with a grey resin. At this point, however, grey requires further development to reach... Read more
Announcing PreForm Software!
We’re thrilled to announce the preview release of PreForm Software! The software team has taken the package to new levels to make printing easier and faster. We can’t... Read more
The First Form Spaces
The Form Team just crossed two big milestones.
First, we quietly shipped our first 15 printers two weeks ago to beta test users (who are printing as we... Read more
Gyro Cube Update
As you can imagine, printing 425 gyro cubes requires a bunch of printers. Since most of our prototypes have been tied up in final production testing we are behind schedule.... Read more
Packing the Form 1
When we first began plans for the Form 1, we received some advice: “don’t leave packaging to the last minute.” We thank those wise advisors. Here’s some things that went... Read more
We’d like to give you an update on our progress and thank you (again) for your ongoing support and understanding. You’re amazing.
The Form 1 is in full... Read more
Form 1 in Production
Our shared vision of low-cost, high resolution 3D printing is closer than ever. The Form 1 has entered full production!
Over the last few months, we have assembled... Read more
We Have a Winner
Here are a few updates we’d like to send your way.
Form 1 Survey Winner
As mentioned, we had an amazing response to our survey over the past... Read more
Full Steam Ahead
Wondering how things are going at Formlabs? Let’s just say that high-resolution 3D printing is making its way to your desktop.
We’re excited to report that our engineers are hard... Read more
Our Number One Priority
As you may already know, 3D Systems announced a patent infringement lawsuit against Formlabs on November 20th. Today, we ask for your confidence and patience once again, especially... Read more
Announcing the Form Store!
Even if you missed our Kickstarter campaign, it’s not too late to order the most powerful and affordable desktop 3D printing package available. Formlabs is proud to announce the Form... Read more
Kickstarter Survey is Here
Hello Form Fans,
Thanks so much for keeping the conversation going, even after Kickstarter. It’s been great to hear all of your comments and suggestions along the way. We want... Read more
Virtual High Five!
Hi Form Fans,
We’re excited to fulfill our first Kickstarter pledge for all of our backers at the Virtual High Five level! Tomorrow we’ll send out our miniature Form 1... Read more
Forming the Next Chapter
Form Fans, you have amazed us. On September 26th we asked if you wanted a high resolution, affordable 3D printer. The answer to that question seems pretty obvious after 30... Read more
Protolabs (officially) thinks the Form 1 is cool!
Protolabs just told the Formlabs team that we’ve been awarded the Proto Labs Cool Idea! Award! Coming from “the world’s fastest custom manufacturer of prototype and low-volume parts”, this is... Read more
What will you create with your Form 1?
The end of Kickstarter is only the beginning of the Form 1. Soon, literally 1,000 of you will have this amazing printer on your desk. In the meantime, we’ll be... Read more
Gearing Up for the Last Day
Formlabs engineer Jason Livingston takes you on a (safe) journey into the world of planetary gears. Make sure to watch the video through to the end ;)
(Design credit: see... Read more
Kickstarting Our Team
Some people find it counterintuitive that we offered the lowest prices for the earliest Form 1 delivery dates. At Formlabs, however, we believe it makes perfect sense to acknowledge those... Read more
The Form 1 in London
A few members of the Formlabs team ventured across the pond known as the Atlantic this weekend to show London what the Form 1 can do. The 3D Printshow has... Read more
Form Software in Action
Formlabs engineer Ian gives a brief overview of Form Software in this video. Enjoy!
Form 1 is Gaining Momentum!
When we first considered a Kickstarter campaign, we were confident that we had assembled a great team and built a disruptive product. The night before launch, you could feel the... Read more
Engineering Fluorescent Grey
As you might imagine, engineering the Form 1 required tremendous effort and precision. The same is true for our resin development, which we continue to fine tune before shipping.
While... Read more
3D Print Show, Here We Come!
Why stop with New York? The Formlabs team will make our European debut at the 3D Print Show in London. Join us to see the Form 1 in action with... Read more
Winter is Coming
What an amazing two weeks since we launched on Kickstarter! To start off a relatively calm week thanks to Maker Faire being behind us, we thought we’d share a few... Read more
Form 1 In-Depth At Maker Faire
When we were at the Maker Faire, the folks from tested.com came by to talk about the nitty-gritty of the Form 1’s software, hardware, and resin. Check out this video... Read more
Printing Functional Parts on the Form 1!
Hello Form Fans!
We had a great time at Maker Faire this weekend. It was wonderful to see so many people excited about the Form 1!
Now, we're back to... Read more
(almost) Live from Maker Faire!
Just a quick update from the action at Maker Faire. Good thing we brought the whole team because so many awesome people wanted to see the Form 1 in public... Read more
We hear you!
Form Fans, your support from home and abroad has been inspiring. The fact that you have shown as much belief in our vision as we have is a testament to... Read more
2.5 is our lucky number!!
Can we say “wow” enough? Probably not. The last two and a half days have left the Formlabs team with a wide array of expressions of joy and amazement, not... Read more
See you at Maker Faire NYC this weekend! Also, updated FAQ!
According to the official website, Maker Faire is “the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.” Sounds... Read more
Wow, that was fast!
Hey everyone, thanks a lot - we obviously think our project is pretty cool, but had NO IDEA that we were gonna break our $100,000 target in 2.5 hours!
Your... Read more