Know Your Materials: ULTEM

Modern Tech

ULTEM is a thermoplastic material that is known for its high strength and heat-resistant properties. It is used in various industries ranging from aerospace to food production. FDM Technology 3D Printing Materials Know Your Materials

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OLED, QLED, and TFT-LCD Technology – The Latest Breakthroughs in the Display Materials Industry

BIS Research

The cathode ray tube technology has been dominating the display industry for years. Commercialized in the year 1922, the technology was the display of choice for every application in the display industry. Application of Next-Generation Display Materials.

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Meet Our New Rubber-Like Material!


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.

Next-Generation Anode Materials – The Latest Innovation in the Battery Industry

BIS Research

. Research and development focused on bringing technological advancements are the driving force behind the tremendous growth and expansion of the chemicals industry and the introduction of advanced and more efficient battery systems.

Material of the Month: Versatile Plastic

Shapeways Blog

Materials. Check out the Material Data Sheet and the Material Safety Data Sheet for Versatile Plastic. We hope you enjoyed this first installment of our Material of the Month: Versatile Plastic series. Got a question about this material?

Material of the Month: PA12

Shapeways Blog

Since we now offer two Multi Jet Fusion Plastic materials (see new material announcement ), PA12 has reclaimed its industrial name to clearly differentiate it from PA12 Glass Beads , which contains 40% glass beads for added stiffness and durability. Material.

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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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3D Printing Industry Awards 2019 Materials Company of the Year Update

3D Printing Industry

The best 3D printing materials of 2019? Continuing with our nomination updates, we’re here to see who is currently in the running for the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards Material Company of the Year. Materials 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards 3D printing industry awards 3DLAC AP&C Carpenter Technology Corporation Colorfabb Elementum 3D Filamentive Fillamentum Fusion Filaments GE Additive Mcpp Prusa Research Prusament The Virtual Foundry Ultimaker

Fillamentum establishes industrial material brand with release of Vinyl 303 filament

3D Printing Industry

Czech 3D printer materials brand Fillamentum has launched another new FFF filament. Named Vinyl 303, this material is made from PVC, presenting excellent resistance to chemical corrosion, fire retardancy and high mechanical performance. The material was developed by Fillamentum in collaboration with RESITECH GERMANY GMBH, a plastics specialist, and it is an industrial material – […].

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.

Know Your Materials: Specialty ABS

Modern Tech

Stratasys ABS thermoplastic materials have been used primarily to create durable parts and prototypes. Specialty ABS materials take prototypes to a whole new level by making them functional. They are changing the game for many industries.

AM Material Sales Growth

Wohlers Talk

The following graph shows the 16-year material sales growth trend in additive manufacturing. In 2016, an estimated $903 million was spent on all materials for AM systems worldwide, including industrial machines and desktop 3D printers.

Know Your Materials: ABS

Modern Tech

Consumer goods and automotive are the first industries that come to mind. Although, many industries have taken advantage of the unique combination of UV resistance, vivid colors and glossy finish that set this material apart.

Fraunhofer ILT Heads Up AddSteel: Development of New Materials for the Steel Industry through Additive Manufacturing

The North Rhine-Westphalia Leitmarkt project AddSteel has just been announced, targeting digitalization of the steel industry. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing Aconity GmbH AddSteel Deutsche Edelstahlwerke Specialty Steel GmbH & Co. This project launch marks the beginning of a three-year project headed. View the entire article via our website.

Industrial additive manufacturing with aerospace-grade materials

3D Printing Progress

Orion focuses on scientific research and development of Additive Manufacturing technologies for solving the complex problems of today and building innovative solutions of tomorrow

Working with metal materials for additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

Perhaps more than any other manufacturing process, additive manufacturing works best when you match the material to the right additive process. Some of the challenges, though, are: –many additive processes suggest proprietary versions of materials.

3D Printing Technology Transforming the Automotive and Aerospace Industry

BIS Research

The establishment of 3D printing is contributing significantly to the manufacturing industry and has resulted in the growth of related service providers. At present, the primary market for 3D printing includes industries manufacturing automobile and aerospace parts.

RPS supplies industrial 3D printing with Advanced Laser Materials

3D Printing Industry

RPS is a UK industrial 3D printing specialist with over a decade of experience in the industry. Since October 2010 the company has been in a materials development partnership with Advanced Laser Materials (ALM), a subsidiary of leading 3D printer provider EOS. Materials Advanced Laser Materials ALM laser sintering RP Support RPS stereolithography

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Disrupting Energy & Materials Business Models

3D Perspectives

A Story of How One Company Disrupted the Industry to Stay Ahead of the Competition. If a business isn’t willing to disrupt themselves to disrupt the industry, someone else will. This includes the Energy & Materials industry, which features some of the world’s oldest companies.

Swinburne Developing World's First Industry 4.0 Testlab for Manufacturing 3D Printing Carbon Fiber Composite Material

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3D Printing at Swinburne University of Technology resource center australia Austria carbon fiber collaboration composite material digital twins Factory of the Future Fill industrial 3d printing Industry 4.0 Organizations like Swinburne University of Technology in Australia know that collaboration is important when it comes to developing innovations in the 3D printing field. Two years ago, the university.

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. Several research groups have forecast strong growth in this part of the industry.

Introducing Three Tough SLA Plastic Materials

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways is excited to announce the launch of three new SLA Plastic materials that provide extreme durability, high resolution and detail as well as a smooth surface. Our SLA Plastic launch includes the following three acrylate-based materials: Accura® 60.

Additive Manufacturing Materials Talent Insight

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. Developing more. View the entire article via our website. 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

Recent AM Material Sales Growth

Wohlers Talk

billion was spent on materials for all additive manufacturing (AM) systems worldwide, including both industrial systems and desktop 3D printers. The previous graph provides a 17-year history of material sales for AM systems worldwide.

Free video webinar on 3d printing in medical industry

DIY 3D Printing

Here is a new free video webinar by Tyler Reid of GoEngineer on 3d printing in medical industry. It is a great overview of current state of affairs in materials (types, certifications, features and sterilization), prototyping, fixtures, tooling, teaching aids, and production parts.

Master Class: Chuck Hull on the 3D printing industry

Leslie's Blog

An important way to gain mastery is to learn from the master developers or users, those who developed a technology or an industry, or those who took a technology to a new level. Materials. The big driver in stereolithography is always the materials,” said Hull.

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.

Arkema launches commercial, industrial 3D printing materials platform

3D Printing Industry

Arkema, a French chemical and materials company, has launched a commercial online platform offering high-performance materials for additive manufacturing. The new platform, 3D Printing Solutions by Arkema, will equip customers, partners and equipment manufacturers with industrial grade additive manufacturing materials including its latest range of N3xtDimension resins. Industry today needs flexibility, freedom of design, and […].

Twist Light Reinvents the Lighting Industry

Shapeways Blog

What started out as an exploration into the flexible properties of different materials soon became a revolutionary product for Boston-based industrial designer Evan Gant. I can switch between materials, colors build volumes, etc.

MagicFirm Europe Releases Industrial ZYYX Pro Desktop 3D Printer and Three New Printing Materials

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The industrial goods sector: A leap to metal materials for production


The industrial goods sector is necessary in order to pr […]. The post The industrial goods sector: A leap to metal materials for production appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

New Material Launch: EOS Biobased Polymer PA11

Shapeways Blog

Thanks to the partnership between Shapeways and industrial 3D printing tech giant, EOS , the nylon material PA11 will be made available to all Shapeways customers as of March 30, 2019. The post New Material Launch: EOS Biobased Polymer PA11 appeared first on Shapeways Magazine.

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OPM Launches OXFAB-N & OXFAB-ESD: PEKK-Based 3D Printing Materials for Aerospace & Industry

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has been in the news before for their work with high-tech materials that can be used in 3D printing, especially poly-ether-ketone-ketone (PEKK). Their PEKK (and other) materials find impressive applications... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing aerospace industry OPM OXFAB OXFAB-ESD OXFAB-N Oxford Performance Materials PEKK

How 3D Printing is Changing the Cosmetics Industry

3D Design 3d printing 3d printing materials additive manufacturingEveryday products that fill a household seem simple enough to make. However, most require a complex mold process. First, a liquid is poured into a mold cavity. After it dries, The post How 3D. View the entire article via our website.

The Industry Of Tomorrow

3D Perspectives

They point to the convergence of synergistic and maturing technologies—the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), super-fast Internet, mobile communications, big data, virtual and augmented reality, digital twins and 3D printing among them—that are pushing our mass production methods into the future.

Material of the Month: Versatile Plastic

Shapeways Blog

Materials. Check out the Material Data Sheet and the Material Safety Data Sheet for Versatile Plastic. Check out our Material of the Month series on Versatile Plastic: Part One: Material Overview.

Anti-Reflective and Anti-Fingerprint Coatings Revolutionizing the Manufacturing Industry

BIS Research

With researches and technological advancements in the manufacturing and advanced materials industry , innovative functional coatings are being developed.