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.

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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: 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.

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: 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.

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.

What Material Should I Use For 3D Printing? – Advanced Materials Review #5 – nGEN from ColorFabb

3D Printing for Beginners

MaterialsIn late November 2015, ColorFabb announced the latest addition to their continually growing 3D printing filament portfolio: nGen.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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. .

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.

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: 17-4PH Stainless Steal (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

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

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

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.

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

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

Researchers Test PLA CaC03 Composite Materials to Make 3D Printed Splints

3DPrint.com

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing 3d printed casts 3d printed splints 3d printed splints and braces pla compositeIn a paper entitled “Novel PLA-CaCO3 Composites in Additive Manufacturing of Upper Limb Casts and Orthotics—A Feasibility Study,” a group of researchers looks at 3D printing to. View the entire article via our website.

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Creating Living Materials Using Bacteria and 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

In a paper entitled “Programmable and printable Bacillus subtilis biofilms as engineered living materials,” a team of researchers discusses how they used 3D printing to produce custom. 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed bacteria bacteria biofilms living materialsView the entire article via our website.

Testing flammability of 3d printing materials

DIY 3D Printing

Here is a small improvised and non.scientific "test" of fire resistance (or flammability however you want to look at it) of various Shapeways 3d printing materials. 3d printing materials fire nylon shapeways test testing

Pushing the Materials Boundaries with CES Selector 2019

Additive Manufacturing

Granta Design today announced the release of CES Selector™ 2019 , the industry-standard software tool for materials selection and graphical analysis of materials properties. Prevent unnecessary iterations and expensive remedial action by selecting materials early in your project.

ACEO Introduces New Electrically Conductive Silicone 3D Printing Materials

3DPrint.com

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing silicone ACEO conductive 3D printing material electrically conductive formnext formnext 2018 WACKER WACKER CHEMIEWACKER‘s silicone brand, ACEO, was developed in 2016, at the same time that the company announced that it had created the first-ever industrial 3D printer for silicones. Since then, ACEO has. View the entire article via our website.

More Materials for the J750 (and J735)

Modern Tech

Stratasys has released new 3D printing materials that bring even more power to your creativity. These new PolyJet materials allow you to prototype in such a way that others will ask "Is this the final product?". PolyJet Technology 3D Printing Materials

Know Your Materials: Rigu (RGD450)

Modern Tech

3D Printing Materials PolyJet Technologyis also known as RGD450 and is an advanced simulated polypropylene photo-polymer with improved toughness, increased dimensional stability and great surface finish.

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.

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.

Sinterit Introduces PA11 Material

Fabbaloo

A combat eyewear case 3D printed in a new PA11 material [Source: Sinterit]. » materialsSinterit. Read the whole entry. »

Soluble Support Material for PEEK?

Fabbaloo

3DGence’s new high-temperature support material, ESM-10 [Source: 3DGence]. » materials3DGence. Read the whole entry. »

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.

Cutting 3D Printing Costs with an Open Source Material Pelletizer

3DPrint.com

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing pellets Gigabot X pelletized filament pellets recyclebot recycled filamentGood filament can be pricey, although the polymers the filament is made from aren’t that expensive. That’s the opening observation of a paper entitled “3-D Printable Polymer. View the entire article via our website.

Bamboo Shows Itself to be a Promising 3D Printing Material

3DPrint.com

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials bamboo injection molding sustainabilityIn a paper entitled “Preparation and Properties of Polypropylene Composites Reinforced by Modified Phyllostachys pubescens Fibers,” a group of researchers explores the use of bamboo as an. View the entire article via our website.

Canon introduces ceramic 3D printing technology and materials

3D Printing Industry

Yet to be introduced as a machine, Canon’s latest technology is demonstrated through the presentation of a range of proprietary materials, made to be used with selective laser melting […]. Materials Canon ceramic ceramic 3D printing Xjet

Prusa Gives Us Multi Material Upgrade with Dual and Quad Extrusion

DIY 3D Printing

Josef Prusa gives us a multi material extrusion upgrade for I3 Mk2 which looks great. 4 material version is $249 or €269 with VAT 2 material version is $199 or €219 with VAT Prusa homepage: [link]. 3d drawing pen dual extruder i3 multi color multi materials prusa quad extruder

Researchers Create Smart Composite Material from Graphene Oxide and Seaweed-Derived Alginate

3DPrint.com

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials alginate Brown University composite material graphene graphene oxide hybrid material journal article research paper seaweed smart materials stereolithographyUsually when I think about seaweed, I’m trying to decide which particular sushi roll to order at dinner. But a team of researchers from Brown University in Rhode Island, which is well-versed in. View the entire article via our website.