On September 6, 2016, the United Patent and Trademark Office granted patent number 9,435,998 to Tecnica for its laser print head system. This is the second patent granted this year by the USPTO to Tecnica for its 3D printing technology.
The new technology, housed in the CASA SLS Printer and exhibited at the Inside 3D Expo at the Jacob Javits Center in April 2016 in NYC, will be released late December 2016. Breaking away from a 30-year-old technology, Tecnica developed a printer that blows the competition away. Tecnica fills the vast price void created by the other 3D printing companies by offering a professional grade SLS 3D printer at a starting price point below $20,000. A powerful 25-watt laser with an internal cooling peltier system and a positive pressure airflow allows printing in a pre-set temperature range. Read More