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.

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.

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MakerBot's Unique Materials Strategy


MakerBot’s materials strategy seems be successful. » materialsMakerBot's surprisingly tough Tough PLA. Read the whole entry. »

BASF and Essentium Materials Introduce New 3D Printing Materials

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

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. .

colorFabb Introduces "LUX" Material


Beautiful 3D prints using colorFabb's new nGen-LUX material. » materialsNetherlands-based colorFabb. Read the whole entry. »

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. […].

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.

New 3D printing materials from BASF and Essentium Materials

3D Printing Industry

BASF 3D Printing Solutions is a subsidiary of BASF SE, the largest chemical producer in the world, focusing on expanding the company’s materials, components and service offerings for 3D printing. The company is collaborating with Essentium Materials, the Texas-based creator of the FlashFuse FDM electric welding process, to create new filaments under the “Ultrafuse” name as […]. 3D Printing BASF 3D Printing Solutions BASF SE Essentium Materials Firat Hirzal FlashFuse

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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

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.

EOS Adds Three Polymer ALM Materials for Industrial 3D Printing to its Current Portfolio of Materials

Additive Manufacturing

High-performance materials broaden the range of applications, particularly in the aerospace industry. These special-purpose materials are already being successfully deployed by several companies in North America and are also highly attractive for the European market due to their properties.

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German RepRap Introduces New Polycarbonate Material


German RepRap's new PC-Max material. German RepRap has launched a new material they call. » materialsRead the whole entry. »

LSS Presents: Modular Material Processing Solution

Additive Manufacturing

05 June 2018 – LSS now offers a new, well thought out solution for powder handling when feeding laser sinter machines: the Modular Material Processing Solution ( MMPS ). They offer a cleaner and faster alternative to manual feeding and both adapters are suitable for changing materials.

New 3D Metal Printing Materials


» materialsMicroscopic look at variably-sized tantalum powder, designed specifically for 3D printing. Read the whole entry. »

Lubrizol reveals innovative TPU material portfolio for sportswear

3D Printing Industry

Lubrizol, an Ohio-based chemicals and materials company, has announced its new polymer-based material solutions for the footwear market, Estane TRX TPU and BounCell-X. Displayed for the first time at Chinaplas 2018, the plastics and rubber trade fair in Shanghai, Estane TRX TPU and BounCell-X are designed as sustainable material alternatives providing cushion, outsole and assembly […].

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Washington State Researchers Simplify Multi Material 3D Printing

Single material 3D printing is still much. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Metal 3D Printing ceramic 3d printing copper Inconel 718 multi material 3d printing Washington State UniversityMultimaterial 3D printing has become slightly more common recently, but it’s still complicated and difficult, especially in industrial 3D printing. View the entire article via our website.

Brightlands Materials Center Kicks Off Unique Project Developing Innovative Materials for Additive Manufacturing and 4D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

Geleen – (June 2018) – Brightlands Materials Center and partners DSM , Xilloc Medical , Eindhoven University of Technology , University of Maastricht and NWO have started a unique four years project to progress new polymeric materials for use in additive manufacturing and 4D printing.

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Brightlands Materials Center launches collaborative project to progress new materials for 3D & 4D printing.

3D Printing Industry

Exploring the possibilities for novel materials Brightlands Materials Center, a Netherlands-based R&D facility, has commenced a four-year collaborative project to develop new polymeric materials for use in 4D and 3D printing. Materials Brightlands Materials Center DSM Eindhoven University of Technology Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research Science Advances University of Maastricht Xilloc

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

Material Makespaces and the Circular Economy workshop in London

Capturing the Value

Join 3D printing and other digital fabrication companies, makers, and researchers on November 9th at Fab Lab London to explore how to gather data about materials in makespaces, and how this data can help you source and cycle materials.

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

Xometry Goes Off the Wall in 3D Printing Materials Experiment to Test Durability

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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

CRP expands applications for SLS Windform 3D printing materials

3D Printing Industry

CRP Group, an Italian industrial group integrating additive manufacturing processes and innovative materials for product development, has expanded its Windform composite materials line for applications within advanced sectors such as aerospace, automotive and motorsport, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Offering a wide range of polyamide-based glass and carbon fiber reinforced materials for SLS 3D printing, […].

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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

Functionally Graded Materials Are Key to Fast, Effective Multi-Material 3D Printing

A buzzword in the 3D printing industry lately has been “multi-material.” ” Desktop 3D printers have been released that are capable of printing with more than one material in one build, but. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology Aerosint ceramic 3d printing functionally graded materials metal 3d printing polymer 3D printing

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

Two Dutch Material Companies Release Unique New 3D Printing Filaments

Dutch 3D printing materials manufacturer Formfutura is well known for its many unique materials, which run the gamut from wood and cork to stone and carbon fiber. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3D Jake 3d printing filament 3D printing filament company 3D printing filaments Centaur PP distribution european union FDA food safe filament formfutura high performance materials polypropylene post processing sculptable filament Skulpt Thibra3D

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

3D printing plastic: Which material should you choose?


There are various materials available on the 3D printin […]. The post 3D printing plastic: Which material should you choose? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Applications

DSM and Chromatic 3D Materials Partner to Develop 3D Printing Materials for Finished Manufactured Goods

Additive Manufacturing

April 2018 – Royal DSM , a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announced that it entered a preferred partnership with Chromatic 3D Materials to introduce thermoset materials for 3D-printing of finished manufactured goods.

Collaborative Project Focuses on Development of Advanced Materials for 3D Printing and 4D Printing

Brightlands Materials Center is a research and development center focused on polymeric materials, or plastics. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3d bioprinting 4d printing bioprinting Brightlands Materials Center DSM Eindhoven University of Technology Maastricht University NWO Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) xillocPlastic isn’t exactly what most people think of when imagining a sustainable. View the entire article via our website.

HP's Changing Properties in Materials


HP's Open Materials can produce a wide variety of object types. HP's 3D Open Materials and. » materialsRead the whole entry. »

New Multi-Material Bioprinting Technique Advances On-Demand Complex Tissue 3D Printing

Advances continue to be made in the progressive field of bioprinting, pushing toward increased ability to 3D print human tissue. A study completed by a collaboration of researchers from UCLA, Brigham. View the entire article via our website.

The wonder material in 3D Printing: Graphene


Graphene is the brand new material that has attracted t […]. The post The wonder material in 3D Printing: Graphene appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

3D Printing with Human Waste: Astroplastic Takes Raw Materials from Colon to Mars Colony

While many people may still think that plastic is the only 3D printable material out there, that’s definitely not the case. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Aerospace 3D Printing 3d print in space 3d print materials 3d printed biomaterials 3D printed space materials 3d printed tools 3d printing bioplastics 3D printing materials research 3d printing tools 3D printing waste astronauts bioplastic e.

3D Printable Material Could Remove Pollutants from Air and Water

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3d printed materials 3D printing in wastewater industry activated carbon green materials pollutionEvery year, millions of tons of dyes and other compounds, many of them toxic, are discharged in industrial waste, posing a threat to the environment and human health. These compounds must be removed. View the entire article via our website.

Materials Explainer: 3D Printing in Steel

Shapeways Blog

In future Materials Explainers, we’ll talk about how we use 3D printing for cast metals and 3D printed aluminum. At this stage, the material is fragile, similar to wet sand. The post Materials Explainer: 3D Printing in Steel appeared first on The Shapeways Blog.