Enough 3D printing! Now this pen can “write” in 3D, that too in the air

3D printing is a revolution in technological world. We have witnessed various types of 3D printers but what we are going to discuss today is really different and astounding. A 3D printing pen named 3Doodler. It’s a magical pen that can create wondrous objects in air, literally. 3Doodler is touted to be the world’s first and only 3D Printing Pen. Working of the pen seems  just like a magic, a magic to draw or write anything in air.


The minute handheld 3D pen has been designed by WobbleWorks and has been launched on Kickstarter lately. The most attractive feature of the printing pen is its reasonable price of $75 as compared to its competitor device MakerBot Replicator priced at $2000. The only thing that you have to keep in mind is safety of kids when this printing pen is around. This is because the temperature of its metal tip goes up to 270 degrees Celsius and can easily cause burns.

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The 3Doodler printing pen, other than drawing in air can also draw on any kind of surface like paper, wood, glass or cement. You won’t need any computer program or software to use it. Plugging it into a socket will do it all. ABS plastic is used as ‘ink’ that is also used by most 3D printers in the market.

The video below shows how the pen works.

The 3Doodler’s Kickstarter campaign pledged for $30,000 but has exceeded the amount by quite a huge difference. Manufacturing process of the pen will start soon in Chinese factories. So, what do you think about the 3Doodler?

See more images of creative work done by 3Doodler after the break.

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