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.

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. These estimates include sales of liquid photopolymers, powders, pellets, filaments, wires, sheet materials, and all other material types used for AM.

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?

What Material Should I Use For 3D Printing? – Advanced Materials Review #4 – Glow in the Dark Filament

3D Printing for Beginners

Welcome to another post in our Advanced 3D printing materials review series. MaterialsThis time, we’ll have a look at another exciting type of 3D printing filament: Glow-in-the-Dark Filament also known as Glow Filament. […].

What are smart materials?

Sculpteo

The post What are smart materials? We hear more and more from new experiments made using 4 […]. appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Know Your Materials: VeroFlex

Modern Tech

VeroFlex™ is a PolyJet rigid photopolymer material offering a flexibility ideal for rapid prototyping eye-wear. Get prototypes with full-part realism in a wide range of colors, textures and materials from opaque to transparent, unique to the Stratasys J735 and Stratasys J750 3D Printers.

Know Your Materials: Agilus30

Modern Tech

3D Printing Materials PolyJet Technology Know Your MaterialsAgilus3 is a superior rubber-like PolyJet photopolymer family ideal for advanced design verification and rapid prototyping. Get more durable, tear-resistant prototypes that can stand up to repeated flexing and bending.

Material hardness methods for 3D printing materials

Additively Blog

The hardness of a material used for rapid prototyping, support parts or of course final parts is one of the key properties an engineer looks for

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.

Choose the most robust 3D printing material

Sculpteo

There are so many 3D printing materials to choos […]. The post Choose the most robust 3D printing material appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Know Your Materials: 17-4PH Stainless Steel (Metal)

Modern Tech

The 17-4PH stainless steel material is characterized by its combination of strength, hardness, and corrosion resistance. In its as-sintered state, 17-4 PH material properties consistently meet industry standards. 3D Printing Materials Desktop Metal Know Your Materials

Know Your Materials: VeroClear RGD810

Modern Tech

Transparent material (VeroClear™ RGD810™) is a rigid, nearly colorless material featuring proven dimensional stability for general purpose, fine-detail model building and visual simulation of transparent thermoplastics such as PMMA.

New Materials Naming Guide

Shapeways Blog

As a part of our new and improved materials experience , we have made several updates to the names of our materials. We believe these new names better represent the end value and hope these will help you choose the best material for your next project. .

Apium Launches New Materials

Additive Manufacturing

To leverage on Innovation, industries rely on materials and processing technologies. At Apium we recognize this task thus have meticulously kept working on our advanced Material Extrusion (FFF) 3D printing technology to ensure that industries can innovate.

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

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

Markforged's New Materials

Fabbaloo

» materialsNew metals from Markforged [Source: Fabbaloo]. It looks like Markforged will be releasing some. Read the whole entry. »

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The Best Material for Automotive Lighting Covers: VeroVivid

Modern Tech

Today I’d like to introduce some new 3D printing materials which take our prototype automotive lighting component printing capabilities to the next level: the VeroVivid Color Family. Automotive 3D Printing Materials PolyJet Technology 3D Printing Stratasys

Know Your Materials: TPU 92A

Modern Tech

Thermoplastic Polyurethane 92A (TPU 92A) is a type of elastomer material - a polymer with elastic properties. This material is renowned for high elongation, superior toughness and extreme durability. 3D Printing Materials FDM Technology Know Your Materials

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.

Announcing Shapeways Materials Updates

Shapeways Blog

We are so excited to announce the release of updates to our materials portfolio. To make for a simpler, more user-friendly creation process, we have also updated our Materials Hub. The post Announcing Shapeways Materials Updates appeared first on Shapeways Magazine.

FDM Material Biocompatibility

Modern Tech

There are three new FDM materials that are newly rated for medical, Ultem 1010, ABS-M30i and PC-ISO. 3D Printing Medical FDM Technology 3D Printing Materials3D printing has come a long way from where it started. It has made so many advances that it can even help save people's lives.

3D Printing Hierarchical Porous Materials

3DPrint.com

Hierarchical porous materials are commonly found in nature and have numerous applications as well, such as catalytic supports, biological scaffolds and lightweight structures. 3D printing has allowed. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Science & Technology emulsification nanoscale porous structures

Das richtige 3D-Druck Material finden dank des Additively Material Finders

Additively Blog

Finden Sie das richtige Material aus über 250 3D-Druck Materialien mit dem Additively Material Finder. Holen Sie automatisch Angebote für Ihre Teile in diesem Material ein

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.

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.

Contemplating colorFabb's Upcoming Foaming 3D Print Material

Fabbaloo

Image of a part 3D printed in a new foaming material [Source: colorFabb]. » materialscolorFabb is. Read the whole entry. »

Know Your Materials: Different Vero Options

Modern Tech

Stratasys Vero PolyJet materials are photopolymers known and used for 3D printing parts that require smoothness and accuracy, and for their strength, stiffness and versatility. These materials are commonly used to 3D print prototypes that are as close as they can be to the final product.

Material Spotlight // Agilus30 FAQ

Studio Fathom

Agilus30, a PolyJet material released earlier this year from Stratasys, is a rubber-like material that has improved functional performance and aesthetics—two times the tear resistance when compared to Tango. blog 3d printing Agilus30 Digital Material Material polyjet Rubber

Jabil Introduces Engineered Materials

Fabbaloo

Pallets of Jabil Engineered Material in filament form are prepared for shipment to Jabil customers and distribution. » materialsRead the whole entry. »

Multi-Material 3D Printing Improved with Novel Extruder

3DPrint.com

Multi-material 3D printing is becoming more common with newer 3D printers, but there are still challenges in getting the layers of multiple materials to adhere properly. 3D Printers 3D Printing abs HIPS multi material 3d printing multi-material 3d printerIn a paper entitled. View the entire article via our website.

Virginia Tech engineers enable 3D printing of piezoelectric materials

3D Printing Industry

Engineers from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VT) have found a way to 3D print piezoelectric materials, which convert mechanical energy into electric current.

Know Your Materials: Nylon 12CF

Modern Tech

FDM Nylon 12CF™ is a chopped carbon fiber-filled polyamide 12 material that is available for 3D printing on compatible Stratasys Fortus production systems. FDM Technology 3D Printing Materials

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. During processing, the laser heats the powder material to 60 to 70° C for fusing.

BASF and Essentium Materials Introduce New 3D Printing Materials

3DPrint.com

Last summer, chemical company BASF deepened its commitment to additive manufacturing materials with the formation of BASF 3D Printing Solutions, a subsidiary focused entirely on 3D printing. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials AMUG basf BASF 3D Printing Solutions Essentium Essentium Materials Photo-Resin X004M Ultrafuse Z Ultrasint PA6 LM X085

The Importance of Materials Partnerships

Fabbaloo

» materialsFinger splint printed on Origin with Henkel silicone [Image: Origin / Design: Read the whole entry. »

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.