The Most Important 3D Printing Technologies & Materials You Need to Know

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If you believe that all 3D printers use filaments, and terms like Stereolithography, Laser Sintering and PolyJet Printing cause you headaches, then this blog post is for you. Filament-based 3D Printing. ABS prints: Functional & strong but with a rough surface.

How Resin 3D Printing Works: Stereolithography Explained

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Stereolithography , the technology behind most resin 3D prints, is often referred to as ‘the mother of all 3D printing technologies’ and is considered one of the most widely used techniques for producing high-quality 3D prints.

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An Intro to (our) 3D Printing Technologies: Stereolithography

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Contrary to popular belief, there’s not a one-size-fits-all approach to 3D printing. Although we offer 17 different materials and over 90 possible color and finish combinations, it takes us several different technologies to get the job done. Section view of the printing process.

All You Need to Know About 3D Printing Technologies

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If you believe that all 3D printers use filaments, and terms like Stereolithography, Laser Sintering and PolyJet Printing cause you headaches, then this blog post is for you. Filament-based 3D Printing. ABS prints: Functional & strong but with a rough surface.

How Resin 3D Printing Works: Stereolithography Explained

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Stereolithography , the technology behind most resin 3D prints, is often referred to as ‘the mother of all 3D printing technologies’ and is considered one of the most widely used techniques for producing high-quality 3D prints.

Stratasys Set to Disrupt Traditional Stereolithography 3D Printing with New Configurable, Large-Scale System

Additive Manufacturing

Backed by strategic alliance with DSM, first-of-its-kind stereolithography 3D printer powered by multiple years of proven runtime and verified materials. Stratasys’ entrance into the stereolithography segment is really a game-changer for the industry.

The Basics of Stereolithography: Benefits, Limitations, and Buying Guide

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Nowadays, 3D printing as it is known in the mainstream seems to be limited to Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) technology. After all, the public image of 3D printing seems to be pretty set as a machine depositing melted filament to build a model. Printing.

Will HP’s 3D Printing Technology Revolutionize the Industry?

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HP has a bold vision for 3D printing in which organizations and individuals will manufacture rugged parts on a machine costing under $100,000. Its 3D printer harnessing Multi Jet Fusion will print with amazing speed.

Seven Questions to Identify the Best 3D Printing Technology

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The differences between 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, technologies can influence parts significantly. There isn’t a single process well-suited for every application, and there isn’t always a clear-cut solution for a customer’s specific needs.

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a 3D Printing Technology and Material

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Today there are a plethora of 3D printing processes and materials to choose from and it’s only growing. The dynamic additive manufacturing market is often difficult to navigate, especially if you’re still learning about the processes.

Water Bottle for Runners Goes the Distance with Multiple 3D Printing Technologies

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The bottle and the pouch holder plate were built with a process called Laser Sintering (LS), which uses a laser to heat and fuse powdered thermoplastic together. The post Water Bottle for Runners Goes the Distance with Multiple 3D Printing Technologies appeared first on StratasysDirect.com.

Comparing the 3D Printing Technologies: FDM, SLA, SLS, and FFF

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The field of 3D printing has seen tremendous growth in technology in the past few years, thanks to the diversity and usefulness of its applications. Aside from its wide use in rapid prototyping, 3D printing has been used to manufacture consumer and industrial goods, as well as items used in healthcare and in the service industry. The technology behind 3D printing has also become just as diverse as its applications. Stereolithography (SLA).

Disney Research Just Invented a “3D Copier” That Uses Light-Cured Resin to Duplicate Entire Objects Instantly

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Using light-cured resins to 3D print physical objects is not a new technology. In fact, the oldest form of 3D printing is stereolithography (SLA), a process that uses a laser to harden individual. View the entire article via our website.

The Process of Prototyping Your Project

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Prototyping is an integral part of the design process, whether it is a crude sketch on your notebook or a model created by a 3D printer. With the technology that is currently available, prototyping is relatively inexpensive, quick and easy. Here is the typical process that you would have to go through, for prototyping a project or product idea. Can the product be manufactured with currently existing technology? - Uncategorized Process Prototype Prototyping

From DIY 3d printing history 3 - CNN interview with Chuck Hull

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"The night I invented 3D printing" CNN interviews Chuck Hull Chuck Hull (75) is the co-founder, executive vice president and chief technology officer of 3D Systems. He is the inventor of the solid imaging process known as stereolithography (3D Printing) in mid 1980s, the first commercial rapid prototyping technology, and the STL file format. 3d systems history stereolithography

DSM Showcases Expanded 3D Printing Portfolio and Partnerships at RAPID+TCT 2018

Additive Manufacturing

Giving customers more choices speeds 3D printing’s move into real manufacturing. . DSM Additive Manufacturing is investing heavily in bringing new filaments to market in the coming months, while exploring other 3D printing technologies.

Resin based 3d printable ceramic with high-end properties

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Scientists at HRL developed new resin ceramic material that can be 3d printed using stereolitography and has high strength and resistance to temperature. The printed resin can then be fired, converting it into a high strength, fully dense ceramic.

Nexa3D Partners with CREAT3D to Enter the UK 3D Printing Market

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Ultrafast Industrial-Grade Stereolithography Becoming Popular Choice Among 3D Printer Resellers in Europe. NXE400 takes current 3D printing speeds from dialup internet to broadband (Photo courtesy of Nexa3D).

Our 8 Favorite 3D-Printed Sculptures

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One of the things we love about 3D printing is how it brings out the creativity in people. It’s a technology with almost limitless design possibilities – and that leads to some pretty fantastic art. Digital 3D design has no scale and on the screen there is no gravity.

Kipling Enters the World of 3D Printing: No Monkey Business

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Based on the Monkey Madness collection , the City Jungle Shopper is a co-creation between Kipling and Materialise to showcase Kiplings trademark monkey in the worlds first fully-flexible 3D Printing material TPU 92A-1. From 2D to 3D. Win the exclusive 3D bag!

3D printing: the shape of things to come?

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If you ask the proverbial man or women in the street what they understand by the terms stereolithography, selective laser sintering and fused deposition modeling, youre likely to be met with a blank expression. Say the words 3D printing, though, and youre likely to be met with an entirely different response. Over the last couple of years, 3D printing has attracted significant media attention.

LUXeXceL-Defining Transparent 3D Printing

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Creating perfectly transparent products is rather difficult with 3D printing. Several materials and technologies are available on the market. But what are the differences between these technologies and how does your product look like after printing? By LUXeXceL.

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Danny van Ryswyk’s Dark Wonderland: Master Artist Shares How He Hand-Paints Polyamide 3D Prints

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Danny van Ryswyk is an acclaimed Amsterdam-based digital painter and sculptor who creates surreal, paranormal sculptures using 3D CAD (computer assisted design) sculpting software and hand-painting techniques. When did you start using 3D printing technology?

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – Engineer Develops ‘Leap Forward’ with 3D-Printer

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11, 2015 Lawrence Livermore Lab engineer Bryan Moran wasn’t necessarily looking to improve on 3D printing technology when he moved over to Additive Manufacturing three years ago, but he may have done just that.

Stereo Summer: 10% Transparent Resin Discount

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During this summer, we will talk about new discounts, enhancements, and surprises in the world of Stereolithography. You can now save 10% on all Transparent Resin 3D prints for two weeks! Simply use this discount code during your checkout process. About Stereolithography.

Working with plastics in 3D printing

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Plastics, whether in powder, filament, or pellet form, are one of the main material types used in 3D printing/ additive manufacturing (3DP/AM). One example is CeraMAX from 3D Systems. and MultiJet Printing (MJP) from 3D Systems. Stereolithography.

Structo and Materialise Announce PrintWorks Pro, a Collaboration to Simplify 3D Print File Preparation for Digital Dentistry

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Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS), leading provider of 3D printing software and services, and Structo , a Singapore-based dental 3D printing solutions provider, announced the launch of Structo PrintWorks Pro. Structo is a Singapore-based dental 3D printing solutions provider.

Stereo Summer: 10% Standard Resin Discount

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Over the next weeks, we will talk about new discounts, enhancements, and surprises in the world of Stereolithography. You can now save 10% on all Standard Resin 3D prints for two weeks! Simply use this discount code during your checkout process. About Stereolithography.

Stereo Summer: 10% Gray Resin Discount

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Over the next weeks, we will talk about new discounts, enhancements, and surprises in the world of Stereolithography. You can now save 10% on all Gray Resin 3D prints for two weeks! Simply use this discount code during your checkout process. About Stereolithography.

Just Robots by Onorio and Scott: The Most Adorable 3D Printed Robots Ever!

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Does that feeling increase even more if the robot is 3D Printed? Then let us blow your mind with a gang of the cutest, most lovable 3D Printed robots on Earth! Scott is a computer whiz and has a catalogue of knowledge when it comes to all things technology.

Exclusive – Stratasys Direct Manufacturing at the Forefront of Additive Manufacturing in Medicine

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Stratasys Direct Manufacturing , based in Valencia, California, and a division of Stratasys , provided 3D printed brain, skull and aneurysm models to the St. Quality controls that ensured a repeatable process and high-quality parts were also important.

3D Printing for Beginners: A Dictionary

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3D printing is fascinating and intricate at the same time, and understanding every 3D printing concept can be overwhelming when you are just starting out. Don’t let the 3D printing jargon get in your way to becoming the next 3D expert. 3D Printing

Stereo Summer: 10% Mammoth Resin Discount

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During this summer, we’ve talked about new discounts, enhancements and surprises in the world of Stereolithography. First of all, you can now save 10% on all Mammoth Resin 3D prints for two weeks! Simply use this discount code during your checkout process. 3D Printing

Which 3D Printed Resin Is Right for You?

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Are you thinking about 3D printing in resin? Would you like to know more about the technology behind 3D printing in resin? The Technology: Stereolithography. It is one of the most widely used 3D printing technologies for plastic 3D models.

How Does 3D Printing Work? These Videos Hold the Answer.

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So how does 3D printing really work? Actually, there is no single, easy answer to this, since ‘3D printing’ includes many different technologies. To bring some structure into this, we put together a video overview about the most important 3D printing technologies.

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Which 3D Printed Resin Is Right for You?

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Are you thinking about 3D printing in resin? Would you like to know more about the technology behind 3D printing in resin? The Technology: Stereolithography. It is one of the most widely used 3D printing technologies for plastic 3D models.

3D Systems Acquires LayerWise, Extending its Global Leadership in Advanced Metal 3D Printing, On-Demand Parts Manufacturing Services and Personalized Medical Devices

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Enhances 3DS’ Metal Printing and Manufacturing Service Capabilities. Expands 3DS’ IP, Technology Platform and Medical Device Productions. Since 2008, LayerWise has designed and built its own direct metal 3D printers. About 3D Systems.

3D Systems Redefines Digital Dentistry and Enables Enhanced Patient Care

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The NextDent 5100 – powered by Figure 4 technology – out-performs similar competitive offerings with 4x the speed; provides customers up to 90 percent cost savings. Photo courtesy of 3D Systems). Precise, High-Speed 3D Printer, Compatible with 30 Different Resins.

How Does 3D Printing Work? These Videos Hold the Answer.

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So how does 3D printing really work? Actually, there is no single, easy answer to this, since ‘3D printing’ includes many different technologies. To bring some structure into this, we put together a video overview about the most important 3D printing technologies.

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3D Printing for Beginners: A Dictionary

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3D printing is fascinating and intricate at the same time, and understanding every 3D printing concept can be overwhelming when you are just starting out. Don’t let the 3D printing jargon get in your way to becoming the next 3D expert. 3D Printing

How to Get the Perfect Transparent Resin 3D Print

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What is better than 3D printing in resin? 3D printing in transparent resin! This material from our family of resins is perfect for transparent 3D prints. The models are made using a 3D printing technology called Stereolithography.

Australian startup puts the pressure on 3D printing

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Australian startup Hardcotton has announced the launch of a new 3D printer which uses what it claims is a “world first” pressure system to control resin levels during printing. The process is repeated until the object is produced.

Figure 4 Direct Digital Molding – Background

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The part of the process that takes the longest time and most amount of work is development and machining of the metal tooling for the mold. If you are new to vacuum casting, watch this video to understand the process. For many years now 3D printing has been used to create the pattern.