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Morningbird Media Corporation Awarded a New U.S. Patent for its Electronics FDM 3D Printer

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  • The Electronic Alchemy eforge is an advanced multi-material FDM 3D printer capable of printing functional electronic components and devices.
Electronic Alchemy eForge platform - an Electronics FDM 3D Printer
Above: Electronic Alchemy eForge platform – an Electronics FDM 3D Printer/Source: Morningbird Media Corporation

Morningbird Media Corporation, a leader in additive manufacturing and a technology innovation company, announced the receipt of a new patent that solidifies its Electronic Alchemy eForge platform. On April 12, 2022, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted Morningbird Media Corporation U.S. patent #11,299,642, “Systems and Methods of Additive Printing of Functional Electronic Circuits.”

The Electronic Alchemy eForge from Morningbird Media Corporation is a multi-material fusion deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printer capable of producing a variety of electronic devices. Morningbird filed for this patent for the first time in 2018.

Electronic Alchemy eForge platform – Electronics FDM 3D Printer

Their patent describes a system for depositing their proprietary filament mixtures, which can be conductive, insulating, resistive, p-type semiconducting, n-type semiconducting, or capacitive. This invention was developed as part of a series of research and development projects funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III SBIRs/STTRs (NASA). Morningbird was previously credited with being the first to create a functional transistor using an FDM 3D printer.

“Without a doubt this is an important step forward in the evolution of additive manufacturing. The ability to produce complex devices with electronic function is groundbreaking. Our team has worked tirelessly to bring this technology into reality and we look forward to launching our product to the public very soon.”

– Dr. Chance M. Glenn, Sr., President & CEO, Morningbird Media Corporation

Morningbird Media Corporation, founded in 2012, has been a pioneer in additive manufacturing, particularly in the fields of 3D printing electronics and multi-material 3D printing. Morningbird’s patented electronic 3D printing technologies will allow households, businesses, government agencies, and the creative at heart to channel their innovative spirit while saving money and increasing efficiencies. Morningbird expects its electronic 3D printing solutions to help schools, telecommunications, manufacturing, maker spaces, defense, financial services, individuals, and others create and duplicate the various devices they require. This will have an effect on logistics and the supply chain. Morningbird continues to build a library of electronic devices that will be printed on the Electronic Alchemy eForge series 2.1, which is expected to be available to the public by the end of 2022.

Series 2 of Electronic Alchemy eforge Series 2.1 of Electronic Alchemy eforge Morningbird Media Corporation is based in Victoria, Texas, and serves a national customer base from its offices across the country.


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