Ceradyne Inc. is a fully integrated developer and manufacturer of advanced technical ceramic products and components for defense, industrial, nuclear, electronic, automotive and medical markets.
Laser Cutting – Ceramics Ltd supplies precision profiled, scribed and drilled ceramic substrates for both thick and thin film and aluminum nitride for hybrid circuits as well as laser processed ceramics.
3D Printers and other hardware
Major manufacturer of ceramic objects. Located in Italy. Facilities include a ceramic research center.
software and tools
“SensAble Technologies” offers 3D rendering programs and equipment (such as the Clay Tool System for fine art and jewelry reproduction)
3D printers and scanners
Company that manufactures 3d printers, scanner, and software for rapid prototyping (one of the only current companies that offers printers that incorporate color).
Studio Line M is a 5-axis milling machine for clay and foams.
affordable, open source 3D printers and digital extruders. Site provides links to on line store, blog and community wiki
Fab@Home is a platform of printers and programs which can produce functional 3D objects in many materials including ceramics. It is designed to fit on your desktop and within your budget.
This video shows the proof-of-concept 3D printer building a form similar to the way an amateur ceramist constructs a coil pot. The material is a polymer, ceramic slurry, cement used in a construction process known as contour crafting.