LIX recently launched the smallest handheld 3D-printing pen at Kickstarter. The pen is powered from a USB by electricity. After about a minute, the pen is hot enough to make vertical 3d illustration. I’d totally buy one.   

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LIX 3D printing pen has the similar function as 3D printers. It melts and cools coloured plastic, letting you create rigid and freestanding structures. Lix has a hot-end nozzle that is power supplied from USB 3.0 port. The plastic filament ABS/PLA is introduced in the upper extremity of Lix Pen. The filament goes through a patented mechanism while moving through the pen to finally reach the hot-end nozzle which melts and cools it down. An interesting fact about this light-weight, engineered pen is that these structures can be formed in any imaginable shape.

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[via mashable]

 

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