Brazil: Experimenting with Recycled ABS & PLA for Dosimetry

Brazilian researchers seek an environmentally friendly method not only for 3D printing but to put discarded plastic to use in dosimetry, a method for measuring radiation therapy. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D print recycled materials brazil Recycled ABS Recycled PLA

3D printing: a growing market in Brazil

3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is now part of the day-to-day business of several different industries in Brazil. A survey by Editora Aranda’s research staff reveals that just in plastic. 3D Printing inside 3d printing inside 3d printing brazil inside 3d printing brazil 20View the entire article via our website.

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Brazil: Researchers Test the Potential of Recycling PLA for Greater Sustainability in 3D Printing

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printing and recycling 3d printing plastic waste biodegradable biopolymer brazil Recycled PLA Recycling PLA recycling plastic sustainability University of State of ParáBrazilian researchers are interested in furthering not only the benefits of 3D printing but also the advantages of PLA’s biodegradability for ease in recycling. Their findings are further outlined. View the entire article via our website.

Plastic Madonna Sculpture Hits the Beach in Rio de Janeiro

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Mlab cusing R from Concept Laser 3D Prints New Beak For Wild Bird In Brazil

Additive Manufacturing

For the first time ever, a prosthetic titanium beak has been manufactured using 3D metal printing and implanted on Gigi, a blue macaw (a genus of the parrot family), in Brazil. The illegal trade of wild birds is a sad story of greed, and it doesn’t just happen in Brazil.

A history of making in the classroom…

Thornburg Thoughts

And even if it had been available in Brazil, the high cost of Lego bricks meant that, once a project was completed, it had to be taken apart so others could use the bricks in their own designs. At one time, many thousands of students were using these materials throughout Brazil.

Made In Space and Braskem to Launch First Commercial Recycling Facility to the Space Station

Additive Manufacturing

MIS), in partnership with Braskem (B3: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), today announced that it will send the first commercially-developed plastic recycling facility to the International Space Station (ISS) on Northrop Grumman’s 12th commercial resupply mission (NG-12).

3D Metal Printing Improves Craniomaxillofacial Surgery

Additive Manufacturing

A surgeon today essentially decides between three types of craniomaxillofacial implants: plastic implants, for example made of polyether ether ketone (PEEK), deep-drawn metal sheets, titanium mesh, titanium solid and now also additively manufactured titanium implants. By Concept Laser GmbH.

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Which is Right for You: Standalone or Floating License?

The Solidworks Blog

For example, SNLs installed and managed on a server in the United States may be accessed by users of the same company in Brazil and Mexico as long as one SNL was acquired in Brazil and another SNL was acquired in Mexico (for a total of three SNLs – US, Brazil, Mexico).

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Football Opener: Simulating a Free Kick in SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

The entire planet will focus on Brazil for the next month, but especially on July 13 th when the final is played in Rio de Janeiros Maracan Stadium.

Manufacturing Technologies Growth Trends and Forecasts

3E Rapid Prototyping

While plastics are still the most common printing material, the rate of growth had been stagnating up until 2017, where there was a sudden growth in industrial strength polymers. There are many industries, such as automotive are replacing, steel with plastics for lighter weight.

Brazilian Soccer Star Kaká Gives 6-Year Old Boy Bionic Hand Created by Limbitless Using Stratasys 3D Printer

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Kaká, Orlando City’s team captain and a native of Brazil, aided Paulo as he put on his new hand for the first time. In an interview with Stratasys, he added, “We would like to visit schools in Brazil and tell them about 3D printing.

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Tortoise gets new shell, thanks to 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

A team of vets in Brazil has come up with a novel use for 3D printing by producing a whole new shell for a tortoise that was injured in a fire. A parrot, meanwhile, received a reinforced plastic beak that is strong enough to crack nuts.

Fixing Humidity Problems with 3D Printing Filament

Thornburg Thoughts

About a month ago, I brought a 3D printer from Chicago to Recife, Brazil – smack in the tropics and right on the ocean. A glass of cold water gets covered in a film of moisture in about 10 seconds. The cool ocean breeze hides the fact that it is humid here, as my rusty tools can attest.

World Cup: Simulating Stadium Foot Traffic in SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Right now the sporting world is looking towards Brazil and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Have you ever watched a large group of people on the move?

Shapeways Education Grant Stories: Edu Fiorin’s Bespoke Guardian Jacket

Shapeways Blog

Hailing from the Universidade Vila Velha in Brazil, Edu wowed us with his proposal for a bespoke protective motorcycle jacket made entirely of 3D printed components. A mechanical spring component from the Guardian Jacket, 3D printed in our interlocking Metallic Plastic.

Exclusive with Hugo da Silva, VP of Additive Manufacturing, Royal DSM

Additive Manufacturing

Furthermore, we intend to develop materials in alignment with the UL Blue Card, which is the AM equivalent of the Yellow Card program for plastics processed by traditional technologies. He also completed financial business training from FGV in Brazil.

British Hospital Transforms Life-Changing Maxillofacial Surgeries With Stratasys 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

This includes the maxillofacial (face and jaw); burns and plastics; ear, nose and throat; and neurosurgery units. Brazil GPCOM. Stratasys 3D Printer at Queen Elizabeth Hospital leads to cost savings in operating room (OR) time of up to £20,000 per surgery.

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital and Stratasys Open Doors for Advanced Medical Innovation with 3D Printing in “Center of Excellence”

Additive Manufacturing

Based on PolyJet technology, the system combines both flexible and rigid plastics in a single print to accurately mimic hard bone and soft tissues. In a recent plastic surgery reconstruction of a skull defect, we used a 3D printed intraoperative guide that matched the skull defect precisely.

GKN Aerospace Cuts Assembly Tool Production Time with Stratasys Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Traditionally, the lead-time required to produce a metal or plastic replacement tool is several weeks. Brazil. Time cut from several weeks to a few hours using Stratasys Production 3D Printer. GKN Aerospace is producing complex tools that were uneconomical or impossible to make without additive manufacturing.

Chocolate Factory Overcomes Costly Machinery Downtime by Replacing Metal Parts with Stratasys High-Performance Composite 3D Printing Material

Additive Manufacturing

Traditionally this is made from plastic, which is both time consuming and expensive. Brazil. FDM Nylon 12CF thermoplastic containing 35% chopped carbon-fiber provides level of strength and tolerance required to replace metal parts.

Stratasys Expands Multi-Material Functionality and Versatility for Advanced Rapid Prototyping and Tooling Applications

Additive Manufacturing

It simulates a range of durable production plastics, including standard ABS, with an enhanced toughness and Izod Notched Impact (90 – 115J/m, 1.69 – 2.15 Brazil.

Stratasys Manufacturing Aids Package Can Help Users Speed Development of 3D Printed Manufacturing Tools

Additive Manufacturing

Build material includes Nylon 6 – Stratasys’ newest engineering-grade material – as well as PC and ASA plastic. Brazil GPCOM. MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel–September 13, 2016 –(BUSINESS WIRE) – Stratasys Ltd.

Ricoh Modernizes Manufacturing Facility and Boosts Productivity by Replacing Metal Tools with Stratasys 3D Printed Customized, Lightweight Tools

Additive Manufacturing

Assembling an electronic component using a 3D printed fixture produced in anti-static ABS plastic on the Stratasys Fortus 900mc Production 3D Printer improves manufacturing efficiency (Photo: Ricoh). Brazil.

Stratasys Expands Its 3D Printing Gamut with Two New Material Advances: FDM Carbon Fiber-Filled Nylon Capable of Replacing Metal, and Extra-Flexible, Tear Resistant PolyJet Family

Additive Manufacturing

The impressive mechanical properties of FDM Nylon 12CF allow engineers to explore the possible transition from traditional metal parts to 3D printed plastic composites (Photo: Stratasys Ltd.). Brazil.

American manufacturing, re-energized

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And that’s especially impressive considering the intense global competition from countries with lower labor costs such as China, South Korea and Brazil. By Mark Perry, U.S. Thanks to shale gas, U.S. manufacturing is at its strongest profitability in a generation. Think the days of U.S.

METAL machinebouwers bv Creates Machines that Produce the Perfect Pitch

The Solidworks Blog

Thanks to technological advances, synthetic turf has found its way back into the game, and its not your grandfathers unforgiving plastic pitch. Artificial turf was once considered a dirty word in the world of football.

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Another consideration is that the general public are still strapped for cash, debt driven economics has a more tainted name these days and the majority of people are still thinking about how to lower their food shopping bill rather than what plastic things they can print at home. Pages.

As Carbon Fiber Applications Multiply, Stratasys Ships $70,000 3D Printer

Additive Manufacturing

Similar to a typical injection molded carbon fiber reinforced plastic part, Stratasys Nylon 12CF is 35 percent chopped carbon fiber by weight, and it exhibits the highest stiffness-to-weight ratio of any FDM or FFF 3D printed part. Brazil.

Stratasys – ULA Atlas V Rocket Lifts off With 3D Printed Parts

Additive Manufacturing

Read how ULA saves $1m a year by 3D printing rocket components from plastic (source IBT, April 17, 2015). Brazil. MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel–( BUSINESS WIRE )– Stratasys Ltd.

Peak Production Adopts Stratasys FDM 3D Printing to Innovate Its Tooling Process and Increase Manufacturing Efficiency

Additive Manufacturing

3D printing jigs and fixtures 24/7, the company reports a reduction in lead times of up to 90% on plastic parts compared to traditional CNC Machining, while slashing production costs by 50% in many cases. Brazil.

Stratasys-German University Revolutionizes Electric Car Production with Stratasys 3D Printing via StreetScooter Project

Additive Manufacturing

Brazil. Aachen University uses world’s largest multi-material 3D printer, Stratasys’ Objet1000 3D Production System, to build a fully functional prototype electric car in just 12 months.

Airbus Group – Pioneering Bionic 3D Printing; Learning from Nature

Additive Manufacturing

The first prototype structures based on the water lilies were created in plastic using 3D printers, and metal parts soon followed. Published by Airbus Group |

ClearCorrect Expands Its Fleet of Stratasys Dental 3D Printers, Increasing Production Capacity by 30 Percent

Additive Manufacturing

This scan is used to create accurate 3D printed models, which are then thermoformed with a specially formulated plastic to create custom, clear aligners. Brazil. 100 percent of ClearCorrect dental models are now 3D printed. Digital dentistry workflow allows prompt scale-up with demand.

HASCO Combines Stratasys 3D Printing with Quick-Change Mold System to Create New Price/Performance Benchmark for Low Volume Injection Molding

Additive Manufacturing

When producing a sealing plug for its industry-standard A8001 clamping fixture, HASCO identified that the walls of the ABS plastic sealing screw would need to be 12mm thick to seal the large number of threaded holes. Brazil.

Stratasys Invents 3D Printing Again With Transformational, Market Disruptive J750 3D Printer

Additive Manufacturing

Newly designed, state-of-the-art print heads means simulated production plastics, like Digital ABS™, can be 3D printed in half the time of other Stratasys PolyJet systems. Brazil.

Face-generating software and 3D printed busts show Catholics how 17th century saints might have looked


Scientists in Brazil have used 3D printing to create lifelike busts of centuries-old Roman Catholic saints.