Filament 2.0 – Eastman Chemical and taulman 3D Team for n-vent Line of 3D Printing Filament

Over the course of the past several years, we have seen 3D... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Aleph objects eastman eastman chemical lulzbot n-vent n-vent filament taulman 3d taulman3d3D printing filament is to FFF-based 3D printers as blood is to a mammal’s body. Without the former, the latter can’t survive.

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — October 1, 2016

This week on “3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got everything from free online courses to the latest revelations from the TCT Show that took place in Birmingham, UK this week. View the entire article via our website.

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Sinopec, China’s Largest Oil and Gas Producer, Entering 3D Printing Materials Market

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CNC Machining For Ceramics

3E Rapid Prototyping

Of course, there are many different types of ceramics and they all have their own characteristics. BN exhibits a high electrical resistance, low dielectric constant and loss tangent, low thermal expansion, chemical inertness and good thermal shock resistance.

AM Solutions – Post Processing of AM Components

Additive Manufacturing

With the focus on automated post processing — removal of residual powder and surface smoothing of these channels — the mechanical and chemical engineering departments of the Politecnico Milano (Italy) together with Rösler Italiana S.r.l.

We Chat With Renowned Architect and Designer Neri Oxman on 3D Printing and Design

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

And, of course, her use of 3D printing. Think about the implications: Chemical substances such as vitamins, antibodies or microbial drugs could be integrated into a wearable interface customized to fit the genetic makeup of its user.

Underwriters Laboratories offers a resource for 3D printing info needs

Leslie's Blog

For training, UL has an initial course, the Foundations of 3D printing, available online through the eLearning modules. Geared to those who are new to or have an interest in this technology, Foundations of 3D Printing is an interactive four-module course that presents comprehensive introductory knowledge of the 3D printing industry. The existing material testing approach doesn’t adequately address chemical and strength implications native to 3D printing.

4 Tailor-Made Materials Created For Additive Manufacturing

3E Rapid Prototyping

Of course, the material can be expensive to create because it contains Scandium, which is a rare metal that is also expensive to extract from its ores. Chemically, the alloy was developed using HRL’s nanoparticle functionalization technique.

Assessing Your Prototyping Goals: FDM or PolyJet?

Purple Platypus

Things like how much stress it will need to endure, necessary chemical resistance, flexibility or rigidity concerns, and so on and so forth. Of course, there is always the possibility that part of your presentation of the marketing sample will be to demonstrate function, as well as aesthetics.

Formlabs’ new 3D printer uses a Blu-ray laser to cut objects out of resin

3D Printing Review

Of course, the real challenge with 3D printers is the need to constantly deliver cheaper, bigger, faster machines.

Come Say Hi to the i.materialise Japan Team at Maker Faire Tokyo!


Of course, Tokyo is no exception: the 3 rd annual Maker Faire Tokyo will be held on November 23 rd and 24 th at Tokyo Big Sight! A celebration of invention and creativity, Maker Faire has been held in cities all across the world.

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Misconceptions of Metal Additive Manufacturing – Oxygen Content


This is because even small amounts of oxygen and carbon dioxide can impair the mechanical or chemical properties of the final part. Of course, the results you get will be different than if you used powder that has not degraded.

Is Silicone Safe? Toxicity Information and Food Safety

3D Printing Hub

Plastics are cheaper, lighter, easier to manufacture, have higher water resistance, and are more chemically inert than traditional materials like wood or metals. Food-grade silicone does not contain any chemical fillers or byproducts, making it completely non-toxic and safe for direct food contact. It’s heat-resistant, chemically inert, and does not promote microbiological growth. Of course not.

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CES 2016 3D printer wrap-up: New models, new tech, new markets

3D Printing Review

The results are very cool, although of course mostly usable as models. Arke also thinks it will appeal to schools and other environmentally sensitive organizations, as it doesn’t have any toxic chemicals, and output can simply be recycled when it isn’t needed.

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3D printing with flexible materials – FlexPLA tests

Algorithmic Art

Next to this, the complete process from sourcing the chemical recipe to the actual extruding of the filament is being done in the Netherlands. Of course, I made it from normal PLA as well, I wanted to see the difference.

Aluminum CNC Machine: Benefits and Possible Alternatives

3E Rapid Prototyping

Different aluminum grades differ greatly in their resistance to corrosion — the degree to which they can withstand oxidization and chemical damage. The high chemical resistance of PTFE also makes it a popular machining material for parts that will be used in the food industry.

Aluminium CNC Machining: Benefits and Possible Alternatives

3E Rapid Prototyping

Different aluminum grades differ greatly in their resistance to corrosion — the degree to which they can withstand oxidization and chemical damage. The high chemical resistance of PTFE also makes it a popular machining material for parts that will be used in the food industry.

Materialise Welcomes Its 1000th Employee


Rebecca received a master’s in biomedical engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in December 2013, and completed a bachelors in chemical engineering from Wayne State University in Detroit prior to that.

Exploring Exotic 3D Printing Materials Used in Prosthetics

Shapeways Blog

Typically, an amputee’s residual limb will change shape slightly over the course of months or years. That means it undergoes a chemical reaction as it cures which causes it to permanently harden.

What is the Density of PLA?

3D Printing Hub

The result of this improved method is a more chemically stable and durable high-density PLA. Another outcome of PLA’s unique chemical composition is that it can be organically broken down into its lactic acid components.

ASU Invests in 3D Printing

3D Printing Hub

Hughes continued to work on the project even after his course was over. The research team came up with a new technique for printing overhangs that takes advantage of the differences between chemical and electrochemical stability of different metals.

An engineering masterclass from human hair

3D Printing Industry

They are also found in your eye, where they form a transport system for chemicals and nutrients. Of course 3D printing lies at the heart of this project, so the hairs are individually created with the help of a printer and a bitmap generating program.

3D Printing Materials: Photosensitive Resin Versus Filament


They react until light exposure is halted or all of the constituent chemicals have reacted to form the final hardened resin.

Aluminum CNC Machine: Benefits and Possible Alternatives

3E Rapid Prototyping

Different aluminum grades differ greatly in their resistance to corrosion — the degree to which they can withstand oxidization and chemical damage. The high chemical resistance of PTFE also makes it a popular machining material for parts that will be used in the food industry. Unless, of course, the part is modified after extrusion. For CNC machining projects, aluminum is one of the most popular material choices due to its desirable physical properties.

All About PVC: Applications, Recycling, and Safety Information

3D Printing Hub

PVC is merely a white powder in its pure form but can be enhanced with various additives that alter its characteristics, allowing it to be worked into different objects with varied physical and chemical properties. PVC has the useful characteristics of being inert against chemicals, sunlight, and oxidation from water, making it an affordable and lightweight material for piping. They do not degrade easily through biological or chemical means.

How Much Can You Print with a Bottle of 3D Printer Resin?

3D Printing Hub

This will, of course, come at the price of reduced weight and durability. Of course, you can’t just fill the vat with the exact volume of resin that your print will require.

Digitally Transforming Capital Projects – Podcast: Part I

3D Perspectives

Of course, a lot of that is around ways of collaborating. Welcome to the first podcast in a series that focuses on the business challenges facing today’s Energy & Materials (E&M) industry.

Making the Mold: The Technology of Rapid Prototyping

3D Printing Hub

During the course of product development, you will often need to produce a prototype whether for reliability testing of the product, or for an exhibit or proof of concept presentation. SLS uses a polyamide material to create products that are more robust and functional, and have good resistance against heat, chemicals, abrasions, and normal wear and tear. In the field of product development, speed is the key.

Praxair Announces TruForm™ AMbition Grant Supporting Additive Manufacturing for Universities in North America

Additive Manufacturing

The grant recipients will receive material and engineering assistance to support metal additive manufacturing courses and projects from Praxair Surface Technologies ( PST ). Each day, more and more universities are incorporating metal additive manufacturing courses into their curricula,” said Andy Shives, business manager for Additive Manufacturing at PST. “We DANBURY, Conn., November 2, 2017 – Praxair, Inc.

University of Louisville Invests in 3D Printing

3D Printing Hub

The courses include teaching safety standards set by OSHA, teaching how to handle the wet separator with care at all times, proper machine set-up, and more. Additionally, special care is given to thinking about the environmental impact of chemicals that are used.

SOLIDWORKS Holiday Gift Guide

The Solidworks Blog

The Tap filter removes chemicals and heavy metals, the Trail filter adds protection from bacteria, and the Travel Purifier provides the highest level of defense against viruses while traveling in developing countries. The holiday season can be extremely stressful.

Choosing Between PLA and ABS: Which one is better?

3D Printing Hub

Of course, you can’t just let food go bad and get lactic acid from it. Acrylonitrile provides chemical and thermal stability, butadiene provides toughness and impact strength, and styrene gives the finished product a smooth and glossy finish.

UL, UofL Create Center to Train Workers for Additive Manufacturing

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Speed School of Engineering and a professor of chemical engineering at UofL. As additive manufacturing technologies rapidly evolve, UL AMCC will update course curriculum and introduce new content every six to 12 months. NORTHBROOK, Ill. and LOUISVILLE, Ky.,

Review: what materials can be 3D printed?


Of course it require a trickier printer setup. You can still glue parts with the proper chemicals, and some "good" ones are being found nowadays (see the discussion here , or there e.g.). And also Bertho, with different chemicals ( here and there ).

The Top 10 Stratasys Blog Posts from 2014: Cars, Monsters and Manufacturing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Endur has the chemical characteristics and composition to give models and prototypes a polypropylene-like look and functionality, much like the characteristics of standard plastics.

3D printing with cheap Nylon trimmer line/string


Other brands may have chemical components or extrusion temperatures not well suited to 3D printing, contrary to that of the Taulman Nylon of course. Is filament quality so important after all?

SOLIDWORKS Women in Engineering Series: Tricia Berry

The Solidworks Blog

After high school she attended The University of Texas at Austin where she majored in chemical engineering.She was involved in a number of student organizations. I get to see them get excited and grow as students, leaders, and engineers throughout the course of their college careers.

RepRap: Blog: Vapor Treating ABS RP parts

RepRap Blog

EPA removed acetone from the list of “toxic chemicals” maintained under Section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA). ideal of course is 2 one way valves of some form. RepRap: Blog.

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What is the Importance of a UL 2272 Certification?

3D Printing Hub

The result is a huge explosion and a chemical fire that cannot be put out by water and can spread very quickly. Of course, almost everyone will remember how Samsung had to recall more than a million units of their Note 7 after reports poured in of the mobile devices catching fire while plugged in. The term “UL 2272 Certified” is probably familiar for anyone who has ever shopped or read reviews for electric scooters , hoverboards , or electric skateboards.

Reshoring Or Offshoring: U.S. Manufacturing Forecast…

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These are broad generalities, of course, but companies are aware of these issues as they dive into analysis of reshoring. These are chemicals and metals (both primary manufacturing and fabrication). “Reshoring Or Offshoring: U.S.

The 3D Printers Are Coming: Dig More Coal?

RPM Tools

Most importantly, 3D printing is yet another feature in the suite of new technologies promising rising productivity, and thus in due course both wealth and job creation. That will happen, in due course, but the physics of metals and energy are stubborn. Exclude the production of stuff you cant 3D print like raw chemicals, refined fuels and paper, and you find manufacturers burn about 2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. The 3D printers are coming. And fast.

LiPo Batteries Guide – Everything you need to know

3D Printing Hub

It is thru the chemical reactions between the electrolyte and both the cathode and anode that a battery can store and generate energy. It is determined by the types of materials used in the cathode and anode, as each chemical reaction exhibits a unique electrochemical potential. Batteries disposed of haphazardly can cause fires and can leak toxic and hazardous chemicals. Hobbyists who own drones or other RC toys have probably used a LiPo battery at some point.

Wood Filament: Properties, How to Use Them, and Best Brands

3D Printing Hub

It does run into problems when used with smaller sized nozzles, but that is par for the course with wood filaments. MG Chemicals also sells a wood filament that has received favorable feedback.

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