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Create Words You Can Touch With A 3D Pen

3doodlerCreative writing takes on a whole new meaning when you’re using a 3D pen.

Based on the same technology as the ubiquitous 3D printer, these pens use plastic as ink, making for a writing or drawing experience that literally stands out from the page.

Cool, yes?

3D pens use ABS or PLA plastic which is fed into the pen in 1.75mm – 3mm strips and melted by a heating element in the barrel. As the ink leaves the pen, it cools and hardens into whatever shape the writer has created. Continue reading