When Erick Wolf built his first 3D printer in his Southern California garage, he had not planned on starting a 3D printing company. When he realized its immense potential, however, he was hooked. Thanks to Erick’s relentless push for innovation and his wife and business partner Eva’s keen business acumen, the two spent the next nine years growing Airwolf 3D into the true leader in desktop 3D printing that it is today.

Here is the history of the desktop 3D printers that went to market with unprecedented and unrivaled combinations of features, like auto-leveling and high-temperature, multi-material dual printing. Built on an uncompromising foundation of quality, performance, and service, Airwolf 3D defines itself by its history of trailblazing innovations.

Airwolf 3D’s History of “Firsts”

February 2022: G-Series Hot End

Introducing the G-Series Hot End for EVO 3D Printers

October 2021:  Airwolf3dU

Introducing the Online Learning System

May 2021:  Auto-Leveling System

Issuance of US Patent for Auto-Leveling System

March 2020:  Providing 4,576 Face Shields to First Responders

Designs and distributes the COVID-19 face shield 3D printable file

August 2019: The EVOlution Continues

Introducing the EVO R, an ideal formula for engineers, educators, and designers.

January 2018: The EVOlution of 3D Printing

The EVO Additive Manufacturing Center released with PartSave™ and FailSafe™ technology, Tri-Heat™ enclosed build environment, and metal capability.

January 2017: HydroFill Water-Soluble Support revolutionizes 3D printing

The world’s first universal filament that dissolves in plain water and is environmentally friendly.

November 2016: AXIOM 20 becomes undisputed leader in desktop 3D printers

The tallest 3D printer in its class with a precision ball screw Z-axis and aluminum intensive construction.

September 2016: Direct Drive brings 3D printing to a new level

All AXIOM machines receive direct drive capability for increased accuracy, ease-of-use, and higher quality prints.

August 2016: APEX 3D-Printing Software

APEX 3D-Printing Software is released with optimized profile settings fully customized for all Airwolf 3D printers, making 3D printing an easier, more seamless experience.

December 2015: The FIRST commercial high-temp dual extruder 3D printer

Two heads are better than one. The AXIOM DUAL rules the desktop 3D printer market with dual high-temp nozzles for large multi-material prints.

June 2015: AXIOM changes 3D printing forever

The flagship AXIOM printer hits the market with an innovative combination of auto-leveling and an enclosed print chamber for large ABS and polycarbonate prints.

December 2014: Airwolf 3D sets Guiness World Record

Airwolf 3D sets the Guinness World Record for the most 3D printers operating simultaneously.

October 2014: Wolfbite Bed Adhesion Solution

Airwolf 3D wages war on warpage with the first of five revolutionary Wolfbite Bed Adhesion Solutions.

June 2014: Airwolf 3D HD2x

The Airwolf 3D HD2x emerges as the first multi-material printer with dual nozzles and high-temperature capability.

March 2014: Airwolf 3D HDx

The Airwolf 3D HDx boasts the industry’s first high-temp hot end for printing polycarbonate at 600°F/315°C.

November 2013: Airwolf 3D HD

Airwolf 3D HD launches with sleek looks, a modular design, unprecedented multi-material performance, and an extra-large build envelope.

February 2013: Airwolf 3D XL

Airwolf 3D XL is released with the largest ABS build platform in its class.

May 2012: The 5.5

The original Airwolf 3D printer, capable of printing in ABS and PLA.