Product Design Beyond Plastic—Exploring Materials

3D Innovations

Plastic is a popular go-to material for many new products and inventions—however, there are many more material options to choose from based on your product design, product specifications, intended use and performance maximization. Material Options for Your Product.

Design in the Age of Experience, day 1: focus on materials in sustainable design

3D Perspectives

We are thrilled to share that our third Design in the Age of Experience is underway in Milan! For those not able to be at our event that is held alongside Milan Design Week , we are pleased to share a daily recap with you. The overall theme of the event is Design for Life.

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Meet Our New Rubber-Like Material!

i.materialise

Plus, this rubber-like material is now available in the US! Our Research Project Manager Giovanni Vleminckx has been working hard on getting this material ready for production, which is still fully flexible like the old TPU, but now even more resistant to abrasion and wear.

Dyze Design Introduces New 3D Printing Material Extruders – the Typhoon and the Pulsar

3DPrint.com

Canadian startup Dyze Design is passionate about developing the best parts, components, and accessories for 3D printers, but it especially shines when it comes to extruders, such as its. 3D Printing 3d printer extruders 3d printer filament extruder beta testing dyze Dyze Design engineering materials filament extruder pellet extruder Pulsar extruder Typhoon extruder

Introducing Our Two New Materials!

Shapeways Blog

Whether you’re an entrepreneur in the midst of expanding your business or a first-time creator experimenting with a new product, your idea deserves the highest quality materials. This material offers high stiffness and high structural integrity.

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Design Rules for AM

Wohlers Talk

Little by little, companies are learning that it can be very different to design for additive manufacturing (DfAM). As costs of the machines, materials, and post-processing are driven downward over time, this may change in some instances.

Material Options Now Greatly Expanded in SOLIDWORKS Sell

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS is host to many appearances and materials that help your consumers (designers, students, CEO’s, etc) see how their products will look like in real life. Now, with a recent update, SOLIDWORKS Sell has implemented over 250 of those materials into its own library.

Know Your Materials: Agilus30

Modern Tech

Agilus3 is a superior rubber-like PolyJet photopolymer family ideal for advanced design verification and rapid prototyping. 3D Printing Materials PolyJet Technology Know Your Materials

Submit your multi-material print models for E3D’s ToolChanger design competition

3D Printing Industry

Award winning British OEM E3D Online is running a design competition for its ToolChanger technology. Makers are encouraged to submit STL design models to demonstrate the multi-material capabilities of the E3D’s ToolChanger technology. Design E3D Online Midwest RepRap Festival Midwest RepRap Festival 2019 MRRF MRRF19 multi-material 3D printing multimaterial 3d printing ToolChanger

ZMorph publishes materials library for additive and subtractive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

ZMorph, Polish manufacturer of the ZMorph VX multitool 3D printer, has published a Materials Library for professional users of additive and subtractive technologies. Listing the properties of 48 filaments, soft metals, hard plastics, wood derivatives, and composites, the library is designed to be a quick-reference document for use in workshops both in the factory and […]. Materials Zmorph ZMorph Material Library ZMorph VX

Additive Manufacturing Materials Talent Insight

3DPrint.com

Recently, at AMPM2019 Conference in Phoenix, Additive Manufacturing industry experts identified materials as one of the main challenges of the 3D printing industry and its growth. 3D Printing Sponsored 3D design jobs 3d jobs 3d printing jobs 3d printing jobs site 3d printing recruitment 3D printing war for talent additive manufacturing jobs i-AMdigital recruiting war for talent

Material advances in metal 3D printing

Leslie's Blog

Materials have always been key to 3D printing success. But metal materials are enabling new designs as well as new mechanical properties. This year, it was materials. Such a design, though, weakens the core of the drill, which makes it unstable.

Figure 4 PRO-BLK 10 Production Material

Deelip

The new Figure 4 production materials sample part kit showed up on my desk today. This particular part was printed with the PRO-BLK 10 material which prints at 60 mm per hour at a 50 micron layer thickness. No need for retooling if the design changes while the tool is being produced.

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Our Best Material Finish Ever

Shapeways Blog

Today, Shapeways is proud to debut our newest and highest quality nylon material offering: our new Premium Strong & Flexible nylon plastic. We’re excited to introduce this upscale finish to our Strong & Flexible nylon, our most popular and versatile material.

With 3D printing materials, knowledge is power

Leslie's Blog

The more you know about available materials, the easier it will be to get the final build results you seek. The key to a thriving 3D printing / additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) industry will be materials. And users continue to question the high costs of some materials.

MIT’s New Software Makes Multi-Material 3D Printing Easy

3D Printer

The latest software being developed by MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab aims to be the “Photoshop for 3D materials” by making the entire 3D printing process more accessible to the public.

i.materialise’s 3D Printed “Wood Challenge” — Contestants Design Objects With New Wood Material

3D Printing Review

At the beginning of June, i.materialise announced it was hosting a competition, the Wood Challenge, to showcase its newest 3D printing material and the technology that has been developed to provide yet another option for 3D designers.

Design in the Age of Experience: Design for Life

The Solidworks Blog

Engineers and designers tasked with the design and build of new products must always focus on how a proposed product would solve a particular problem. Taking that thought a few steps further: How do today’s designers create a sustainable, resilient world for future generations?

Know Your Materials: Antero 800NA

Modern Tech

It combines FDM’s design freedom and ease of use with the excellent strength, toughness and wear-resistant properties of PEKK material. 3D Printing Materials FDM Technology Know Your MaterialsAntero 800NA is a PEKK-based FDM thermoplastic.

Shapeways Releases Its New Porcelain Material to All 3D Designers

3DPrint.com

The types of materials available for 3D printing continue to expand at an amazing rate. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d print porcelain 3d printed porcelain porcelain porcelain 3d printing material shapeways shapeways material shapeways porcelainGlass is the latest development to get everyone excited, as researchers continue to work on printing glass. View the entire article via our website.

Top Four 3D Printing Materials for Jewelry Designers: Gold, Silver, Brass, Bronze

i.materialise

In this blog post, we will have a closer look at the four best and most popular materials for jewelry designers. Once again, this is not a gold-plated item, but your entire design will be made in 14 or 18 karats solid gold. Other 3D Printing Materials for Jewelry.

Design metamorphosis

3D Perspectives

The posture of design has changed. With the world around us being “artificial” (as we have examined in our two recent posts “ Re-generating our world ” and “ Engaging our world with Re-generative design ,” art and design must now contribute to our re-foundation, our re-generation.

Stratasys Unleashes Brilliant Design and Productivity with the New J850 3D Printer and Materials

Additive Manufacturing

Stratasys Unleashes Brilliant Design and Productivity with the New J850 3D Printer and Materials. Designed for designers, the J850 offers advanced settings that can produce concept models twice as fast as previous J-Series systems.

For 3D Printed Ceramics Designer Alice Le Biez, Materials Matter

3D Printing Industry

But what of the artistry involved on designing on a computer? The same eye for design is required. … The original post For 3D Printed Ceramics Designer Alice Le Biez, Materials Matter appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Scott J Grunewald.

Understanding Plastic Part Design

The Solidworks Blog

Plastic parts are now commonplace in consumer product design, and for good reason. For the engineering and design team at URB-E, it was a no brainier to utilize plastic components for the fenders and battery hub in order to ramp up its production.

New Stratasys Materials: Diran, Antero, UltraClear and More!

Modern Tech

Stratasys offers multiple 3D printing options to help your designs come to life. FDM printers use production-grade thermoplastics to create parts that are designed to be durable, easily replicated and stable over time. Stratasys PolyJet Technology FDM Technology 3D Printing Materials

Elastic and Rigid Behavior in Single-Material Parts

Wohlers Talk

The elastic behavior of polymers, coupled with the design freedom of AM, allows designers to produce some very interesting products. A single-material part can have rigid and springy features, all driven by design.

Accelerated Insertion of Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

However, the trial-and-error method currently available to create such parts with limited materials is not suited for components that would need to survive the harsh environment of space. By Paul A.

From design to reality: Windform® Composite Materials to go beyond 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

This growth has a major reason: advances in additive materials. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Sponsored CRP crp technology Energica Energica Ego Energica Ego 3D printed motorcycle Energica Ego Corsa white paper whitepaper windform WINDFORM materialAdditive manufacturing is evolving very quickly, powering the development of innovative, lightweight applications. According to many. View the entire article via our website.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Allows for a More Precise Bill of Material

The Solidworks Blog

bill of material (BOM) accuracy. Finally, easy to set up macros allow engineers the ability to reuse design data, pulling in both schematic symbols and BOM info. Design SOLIDWORKS Electrical bill of materials BOM drawing tools engineering documentation

3D Platform introduces open market extrusion tools & training materials for 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

Illinois-based large-scale 3D printer manufacturer 3D Platform has introduced new extruder technology and materials, developed in partnership with French 3D printing reseller Delta 3D Print and Canadian 3D printer component manufacturer Dyze Design. They were created using an ‘open market approach’ in order to advance the End of Arm Tooling (EOAT) and material options available for […]. Materials 3d platform Delta 3D Print Dyze Design End of Arm Tooling EOAT

3D Printing: Discover New Design Possibilities

3D Innovations

3D printing technology, also referred to as additive manufacturing, allows you to explore design possibilities without typical design constraints. One of the primary advantages of 3D printing is that you can break traditional manufacturing barriers with your product design.

Markforged releases flame-retardant 3D printing material Onyx FR

3D Printing Industry

Multi award winning 3D printer OEM Markforged has announced the availability of its new Onyx FR 3D printing nylon, a flame-retardant composite material designed to be used in the aerospace, automotive, and defense industries. Materials ASTM D970 Eiger flame-retardant Jon Reilly markforged Onyx Onyx FR UL94 standard UL94 V-0 X3 X5 X7

What Material Should I Use For 3D Printing? – Advanced Materials Review #2 – Taulman 618 and Taulman 645 Nylon

3D Printing for Beginners

Welcome to another post in our Advanced 3D printing materials review series. Keep on reading to find out how these materials can benefit your 3D printing projects. They just recommend purging about 50mm of filament after changing the material. Materials

Dassault Systèmes and Granta Design Partner to Deliver Materials Knowledge

Additive Manufacturing

3DEXPERIENCE platform to integrate with GRANTA MI for materials information management. Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform will integrate with Granta Design’s GRANTA MI system for materials information management, improving productivity and collaboration.

What Material Should I Use For 3D Printing? – Advanced Materials Review #3 – ABS+ from Trideus

3D Printing for Beginners

In this third post in our Advanced 3D printing materials review series, we are going to have a look at a very special kind of ABS: ABS+ from Trideus. If you have ever printed with ABS before, you’ll certainly know that ABS can be a tricky material to work with. Materials

Open Minds And Shared Trust Accelerate Design

3D Perspectives

Efficiency in design and construction depends on better connecting designers with makers. New delivery methods, such as design-build and IPD, are a response to this need, but these new methods must be supported by new tools to see the full benefits desired.

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3D Printing for Product Design

i.materialise

Not just because the freedom of design it enables is limitless, but because it’s a good way to test out our ideas and designs in the real world. This is especially useful for product designers like Elia Furgiuele. His favorite 3D design software is Creo Parametric. “It’s

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Growing Contemporary 3D Printed Design in China Using Traditional Materials

Fabbaloo

» design3D printed ceramic vase [Source: China Plus ]. Cameron Torti and Charles Goulding. Read the whole entry. »

RPS launches NEO Material Development kit for polymer R&D on the NEO800

3D Printing Industry

British 3D printer manufacturer RPS has launched a new polymer research and development tool called the NEO Material Development Kit. It is designed to work with the company’s NEO800 SLA 3D printer, and will allow R&D firms to develop a range of innovative polymers reportedly unavailable in the industry today. Designed by RPS engineers, the […]. Materials David Storey NEO Material Development Kit NEO800 RPS

The Latest Trends in CNC Machined Materials

Ardel

Manufacturers use the process to create high quality, custom-designed parts and products for a wide range of industries from virtually any type of material. Typical machined materials include metal, plastic, wood, foam, and fiberglass.

HRL, nTopology, and Morf3D explore advanced design and materials with 7A77 – the world’s strongest additive aluminum

3D Printing Industry

Taking advantage of additive manufacturing requires exceptional design and production, but only if the materials used can meet the desired expectations during end use. 3D Printing 7A77 generative design hrl HRL Laboratories Hunter Martin Morf3D nTopologyThough metal 3D printing’s use in production has grown in recent years, there are still many applications where low strength AlSiMg dominates the market. With the launch of Aluminum 7A77.60L powder, […].

Introducing Our Coolest Material Yet – Moon Dust!

Shapeways Blog

Now, Shapeways is incredibly thrilled to announce that we’ve added the most innovative material to our portfolio yet – moon dust. Moon dust surprisingly shares many of the same properties as the nylon powder we use in our SLS printers, so the design guidelines are the same.