Working with metal materials for additive manufacturing

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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.

The Most Important 3D Printing Technologies & Materials You Need to Know

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In this post, we’ll give you an overview about the essential 3D printing technologies and 3D printing materials that are currently used on an industrial level. The nozzle moves to place the material in the correct location to build your model up layer by layer.

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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 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.

This 3D Printer Creates Real Bones Using Synthetic Material

3D Printer

A new 3D printer created by an engineer from the University of Waterloo is capable of printing 3D joints and implants that are made from the same material as the human bone.

5 Considerations for Material Selection

Stratasys

In the last ten years, the advancements in technology coupled with the corresponding developments of material have hugely impacted the way 3D printing is viewed and relied upon by engineers, designers and manufacturers during development and production.

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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.

Materials Explainer: 3D Printing in Strong & Flexible Plastics

Shapeways Blog

But what is this material , versatile enough to use to make anything from iPhone cases to parts for remote controlled quadcopters to bikini bottoms ? The post Materials Explainer: 3D Printing in Strong & Flexible Plastics appeared first on Shapeways Magazine.

Top 10 Future 3D Printing Materials (that exist in the present!)

Sculpteo

The post Top 10 Future 3D Printing Materials (that exist in the present!) & More 3D challenges 3D News 3D Printing 3D printing materials future Future materials Materials3D Printing has grown rapidly and it’s gaining populari […].

Introducing Our New Material: CarbonMide for 3D Printing

Sculpteo

The post Introducing Our New Material: CarbonMide for 3D Printing appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D News Additive manufacturing Sculpteo News 3D Printing 3D printing materials SLS plastic

Introducing Our Newest Material: Black High Definition Acrylate

Shapeways Blog

Say hello to Black High Definition Acrylate, our newest material launching today! It’s a high detail material similar to Frosted Ultra Detail (FUD), but smoother and more durable. Once we’ve optimized the process, we’ll release the material to the entire community for printing.

3D Printing Material: Multi Jet Fusion PA 12 is Now Available For All!

Sculpteo

The post 3D Printing Material: Multi Jet Fusion PA 12 is Now Available For All! 3D News Additive manufacturing Sculpteo News 3D printing material HP multi jet fusion Jet fusion TechnologyWe are proud to be one of HP’s first French partners to […].

Material can change shape with 4D Printing

Sculpteo

Programmable materials are able to change shape without complex stimulation. 4D Printing project is a part of their Programmable Material field of research. ” Just like 3D Printing, 4D Printing work as a combination between Software + Material + Printer.

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Material Monday: Multicolor

Materialise

On this Material Monday we want to focus on Multicolor, a wonderful 3D printing material that offers users the possibility to print in full color. Learn more about this 3D printing material. We believe you’ll be blown away by what this material can do.

Introducing The Toughest Ever PolyJet Material: Digital ABS Plus

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Today, we released our latest ground-breaking advance in PolyJet material technology: Digital ABS Plus. As the name indicates, this is a new, advanced version of the high performance Digital ABS material released in 2011. The material comes in the same 2 colors: green and ivory.

3D Printing Material: Flexible Polyurethane CLIP Resin – the Q&A

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The post 3D Printing Material: Flexible Polyurethane CLIP Resin – the Q&A appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D News Optimization Tools Sculpteo News 3D Printing carbon clip CLIP materialsFlexible Polyurethane is now available in our online 3D […].

OR LASER and Heraeus to Collaborate on Metal Materials Development for AM

Additive Manufacturing

The main remit of this agreement is for these two German companies to collaborate on the development of optimized metal powdered materials for additive manufacturing applications with the ORLAS CREATOR platform.

Survey: Material Trends for Engineering and Production

Tech Clarity

Material Trends for Engineering and Production How are new materials impacting your design and production processes? What are your plans for new materials? What challenges should you be aware of when using new materials?

Introducing our new Multi-material Ensembles

Sculpteo

The post Introducing our new Multi-material Ensembles appeared first on Sculpteo Blog - 3D Printing News and Trends. & More Sculpteo News 3D Printing feature material UploadHandling multmaterial 3D prints is THE dream when it co […].

The Changing Landscape of Additive Manufacturing Materials: Academia Looks Ahead

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business Education Metal 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printing in academia 3D printing polymers america makes Army Research Laboratory brett conner christopher williams Dr. Chris Williams Georgia Tech polymers SME virginia tech youngstown state universityThe additive manufacturing industry is changing so quickly that sometimes it seems that if you blink you’ll miss at least three major developments.

3D Printing Materials Overview: 100 Materials & Finishes Explained

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With such a great variety of 3D printing materials to choose from, it can be difficult and confusing to find the right one. But don’t worry—in this post we’ll discuss all major 3D printing materials and provide you with small previews and links to learn more about each. Materials

Introducing the 3DP-RDM Feasibility Studies: Redistributing Material Supply Chains for 3D printing

Capturing the Value

Today we introduce the third study, “Redistributing Material Supply Chains for 3D printing”, which is being led by Prof. There is a broad lack of knowledge in how material supply chains may be part of the redistribution of manufacturing through 3D printing.

A Look into Powder Materials for Metal 3D Printing

3D Printing Industry

Today, a plethora of 3D printing techniques can shape objects from an ever growing list of materials – photo-polymeric resins, extruded filament, powders of plastics, pure metals and alloys, etc. 3D Printing Industry Insights Materials Metal 3D PrintingBy Alban Leandri.

Introducing our new Pilots page and 3 new pilot materials

Shapeways Blog

We’re always working on new innovations –everything from new materials and new website features, to 3D tools and partner programs. Today we are launching 3 new pilot materials available for testing: Interlocking Metal , Aluminum and Black Nylon 11.

Silicone backbone is secret ingredient to tuneable SLA 3D printer material

3D Printing Industry

Searching for a new, flexible, photo-reactive material for 3D printing, researchers at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Ohio, and Mapúa Institute of Technology in the Philippines, have released a study.

Simplify the Material Selection Process When 3D Printing Plastic Parts

The Solidworks Blog

3D printing materials are often referred to by their traditional names like ABS, nylon, polypropolene, etc., but be aware that many 3D-printed materials only mimic true thermoplastics. Stereolithography machines can build parts from a number of thermoplastic-like materials.

Examining New FDM Material: ASA

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The post Examining New FDM Material: ASA appeared first on FATHOM // 3D Printer Sales, Advanced Prototype Fabrication, Bridge-To-Production Low Volume Manufacturing.

Making the strongest material ever: 3D printing graphene at MIT

3D Printing Industry

bodyTop Research Alan Schoen Graphene Markus Buehler Materials Materials Science MIT Object500 Stratasys Stratasys VeroMagenta VeroMAgentaThrough studying the geometry of strong structures, MIT researchers are now one step closer to 3D printing graphene. By comparison, 2D graphene is better at.

MIT 3D Prints Bacteria to Create Organically Reactive Material

3D Printing Industry

We have already witnessed numerous ways that sensors and robotics can be implemented into 3D printing projects, using non-printed components to cause a reaction in the printed material. By Tyler Koslow.

Disney is Manipulating the Material Properties of 3D Printed Toys

3D Printing Industry

Disney research has been up to some 3D printing research I think you’ll find pretty interesting: They’ve been using a method to change material properties throughout a print, without changing the printing medium itself. 3D Printers 3D Software Materials News Research Toys

Roboze Enters Strategic Partnership with Inovsys to Develop and Study New 3D Printing Materials for Aerospace and Medical Sectors

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The best materials to 3D print in a hurry

Sculpteo

The post The best materials to 3D print in a hurry appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. Optimization Tools 3D Printing laser cutting MaterialsMost of our customers at Sculpteo like things to be don […].

News on our Laser Cutting POM Material: New Thickness and Color!

Sculpteo

The post News on our Laser Cutting POM Material: New Thickness and Color! Laser Cutting Sculpteo News laser cutting laser cutting materials Material thickness POM POM blackPOM which stands for Polyoxymethylene is coming out wit […].

Opening our Porcelain Material Pilot to All

Shapeways Blog

Ever since we introduced our new Porcelain material, we’ve been amazed at the creations our community has made with it. Today, we’re excited to let you know any designer will be able to experiment with this beautiful material as we open up the Porcelain pilot program. Porcelain is our first in-house developed material so we want to make sure it is as good as it can be before opening up to a larger group. 3D Print 3D Printing Materials Materials Pilots

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

The Changing Landscape of Additive Manufacturing Materials: Experts Weigh In

3DPrint.com

Today in Youngstown, Ohio, a solid agenda of additive manufacturing industry experts are gathered to discuss the changing landscape of materials used in 3D printing. Part of SME‘s Smart. View the entire article via our website.

Researchers Create Stunning 3D Printed, Programmable, Bio-Inspired Architectural Materials

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3D Design 3D Printing 3d architectural design 3d architectural material 3d printing materials Achim Menges architectural structures nature Biological systems often have the ability to adapt to their environments.

Shapeways Announces New Porcelain Material for 3D Printing

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Introducing Our New 3D Printed Flexible Plastic Material

Sculpteo

3D printing is all about making the smartest material c […]. The post Introducing Our New 3D Printed Flexible Plastic Material appeared first on Sculpteo Blog - 3D Printing News and Trends. & More Sculpteo News ces 2016 Flexible Plastic material TPU

3D Printed Screws & Threads: Which 3D Printing Material, Which Design?

Sculpteo

The post 3D Printed Screws & Threads: Which 3D Printing Material, Which Design? No matter what’s your 3D printing application, you migh […]. appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo