Precious Plastic DIY Plastic Recycling Machinery

DIY 3D Printing

Dave Hakkens developed a great set of open sourced DIY machines for recycling plastic. here is the promotional video: You can learn something about many types of plastics, which are everywhere! There are several machines including a 3d printing filament extruder.

Understanding Plastic Part Design

The Solidworks Blog

Plastic parts are now commonplace in consumer product design, and for good reason. For the engineering and design team at URB-E, it was a no brainier to utilize plastic components for the fenders and battery hub in order to ramp up its production.

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Simplify the Material Selection Process When 3D Printing Plastic Parts

The Solidworks Blog

Of the 114,000 thousand plastics recognized by the Society of Plastics Engineers , roughly 600 are used in 3D printing processes. 3D printing materials are often referred to by their traditional names like ABS, nylon, polypropolene, etc., Polycarbonate-Like Materials.

Australian Entrepreneur Using 3D Printing to Help the Environment by Ridding Oceans of Plastic Waste

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Introducing our new Grey Plastic Material

Sculpteo

The post Introducing our new Grey Plastic Material appeared first on Sculpteo Blog - 3D Printing News and Trends. & More Sculpteo News grey material plasticColored 3D prints are the coolest, but they’re of […].

Working with plastics in 3D printing

Leslie's Blog

Plastics, whether in powder, filament, or pellet form, are one of the main material types used in 3D printing/ additive manufacturing (3DP/AM). As 3DP/AM matures, developers continue to explore plastic chemistries and capabilities to offer materials that rival more traditional versions.

SOLIDWORKS Plastics At The Beach

The Solidworks Blog

Which got me thinking, could I a mechanical engineer with minimal plastics training, design a new sandcastle bucket that looks right and can be successfully manufactured? SOLIDWORKS Plastics reports a Fill Time of 9.5 In plastic part design, the geometry is only half the story.

ABS Plastic Explained

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The material is produced by polymerising acrylonitrile … Continue reading ABS Plastic Explained → The post ABS Plastic Explained appeared first on 3D Printing HUB. 3D Print Materials 3D Printing ABS Plastic abs plastic filament thermoplastics

Print Your City Initiative is 3D Printing Furniture Out of Plastic Waste for Public Spaces in Greece

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At this very minute, I am eating a salad I made for lunch, which is inside a plastic dish that used to hold Chinese food. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d print furniture 3d printed furniture 3d printing furniture 3D printing initiative 3d printing plastic waste coca cola custom furniture greece plastic waste print your city public space robotic arm The New Raw

Adidas Made an Ocean-Plastic Shoe You Can Actually Buy

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Environmentalism is a great cause and Adidas took it to a whole new level with their newly designed shoe that is made of recycled ocean plastic. The main difference here, however, is that the Parley version features a soft Primeknit upper built with 95 percent ocean plastic.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2017

The Solidworks Blog

The process of designing plastic parts has always been one fraught with anxiety. Take the guesswork out of designing plastic parts by using SOLIDWORKS Plastics injection-molding simulation software. Many new enhancements have been added to SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2017.

3D Printing Material News: BigRep Releases Flexible Filament, Army Researchers Using Recycled Plastic as 3D Printing Feedstock

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In order to 3D print high-quality parts, you need high-quality materials with which to make them. Berlin-based technology startup BigRep develops and manufactures some of the largest 3D printers in. View the entire article via our website.

Materials Explainer: 3D Printing in Strong & Flexible Plastics

Shapeways Blog

We recently announced that new finishes are available on our Strong & Flexible plastics (also known as XSF). But what is this material , versatile enough to use to make anything from iPhone cases to parts for remote controlled quadcopters to bikini bottoms ?

3D printing plastic: Which material should you choose?

Sculpteo

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

Precious Plastic’s Incredible Machines Recycle Plastic, Make Filament, and More

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One of our greatest ecological challenges, in my estimate, is tackling the problem of plastic waste. The Earth simply can not sustain the levels of pollution generated by a material that can take. View the entire article via our website.

3D printing materials: The 7 benefits of plastic 3D printing!

Sculpteo

“What material should I use for 3D printing?” The post 3D printing materials: The 7 benefits of plastic 3D printing! is certai […]. appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Halifax e-NABLE Branch Recycling Plastic Weed Container Lids into 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs

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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

HP Nylon Plastic Now Open to All Makers!

Shapeways Blog

Starting today, anyone can order their own models in HP Nylon Plastic , available in both Raw Gray and Black. We’re excited about the the material’s progress in strength, stiffness, shock absorption, and finish. A designer from our community tests out HP Nylon Plastic.

3D printing with recycled plastic: Turning food waste into sustainable materials

Sculpteo

The post 3D printing with recycled plastic: Turning food waste into sustainable materials appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo Additive Manufacturing is a cutting-edge technology alr […].

SOLIDWORKS at NPE2015: The International Plastics Showcase

The Solidworks Blog

Later this month, more than 60,000 plastics industry professionals will descend on Orlando, Florida for NPE2015 , the world’s leading plastics tradeshow. Here’s a quick description of each session: Designing Plastic Parts: Learn how to streamline plastic part design and development.

TriDInnov 3D Prints Electronic Components on Plastic Surfaces

DIY 3D Printing

Looks like TriDInnov from France has a working technology that prints conductive electronics on plastic surfaces.

Canadian Startup is Turning Food Waste into Biodegradable, Plastic 3D Printing Filament

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3D printing is often used in sustainability efforts, such as making tires, prosthetics, and cars from recycled materials, water treatment efforts, and stopping food waste with 3D printed vegetables. 3D Printed Food 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d food printing 3d print food 3d printing food bacteria biodegradable plastic bioplastic biopolymers food waste Genecis recycle startup University of Toronto

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All About Polypropylene Plastic

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Polypropylene is regarded as the “steel” of plastics because it can be modified and customized in multiple ways to suit a wide variety of applications. It is, in fact, the second-most widely produced commodity plastic. Homopolymers are the default polypropylene material.

What If 3D Printing Plastics Were Superheroes?

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Plastic is the most popular material used for 3D printing and the cheapest one. We decided to make this ordinary topic a bit funnier than it really is and compared qualities of different plastic. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Editorials / Opinions 3D printing plastics abs conductive filament flexible plastic Gambody glow in the dark filament humor metal filament Nylon PET pla polyamide polycarbonate filament PVA superheroes wood filament

3D printing, the Masterspool, and a bid to scrap plastic waste

3D Printing Industry

This week UK scientists advanced the serendipitous discovery of a PET-G eating enzyme that could break down dumped plastic bottles. Just a month after Rich Horner made headlines for his documentation of a Sea of Plastic off the coast of Bali, Indonesia, the mutant enzyme shows promise for degrading the world’s junk problem.

Million Waves Project Gains New Partner In Making 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs From Recycled Plastic

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Plastic Madonna Sculpture Hits the Beach in Rio de Janeiro

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Video: Get Plastic Parts Right the First Time

The Solidworks Blog

Ensuring strength, rigidity, and easy assembly of your plastic parts can be a challenge. This short video will show you how to design your plastic parts right the first time and ensure: Optimal plastics material selection based on your requirements.

Global Environment Concerns Support R&D for Plastic Recycling in 3D Printing

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A recent series of major developments and events has created a new impetus for 3D printing plastic recycling. 3D printing of recycled plastics has multiple benefits, including lower costs and control. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business coca cola Ellen MacArthur Foundation filabot Greenpeace plastic protocycler Protoprint R&D Tax Savers recycled filament recycled plastic recycling

SABIC Wins Two European Plastics innovation Awards

Additive Manufacturing

September 27, 2017 — SABIC has been named winner in two categories at the 2017 European Plastics Innovation Awards ceremony organized by the Society of Plastics Engineers ( SPE ) and trade association PlasticsEurope in Brussels on Monday (Sept 18).

UL introduces Blue Card for global recognition of 3D printing materials

3D Printing Industry

Underwriters Laboratories, or UL, the company responsible for thorough studies into the safety of desktop 3D printing and various other certification documents, has launched a Blue Card for additive manufacturing materials. This card, also known as the Plastics for Additive Manufacturing Program, has been introduced by UL to help materials manufacturers reach their potential customers. Materials […].

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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.

Sculpteo Introduces Solid Black Plastic to Their Extensive 3D Printing Material Lineup

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Whether they’re providing us with a analysis on the current “State of 3D Printing”, detailing the specs of a few of Carbon’s materials, or simply introducing us to innovative materials of their. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing materials 3d printing service bureau black plastic material EOS FORMIGA P110 high resistance Polyamide 11 polyamide powder powdered material sculpteo selective laser sintering Solid Black Plastic

The Cardinal Rules of Designing Injection Molded Plastic Parts

The Solidworks Blog

When designing injection molded plastic parts, here are some simple rules to follow that will help to ensure higher-quality parts that are easier to manufacture: Maintain Uniform Wall Thickness.

3D Reprint Your Plastic Waste

3D Printing Industry

Wouldn’t it be nice if, instead of piling all of your junk into a couple of bins for the waste management people to take away, you could separate your plastics, paper, metal, compost, etc. and process what you can into reusable material? By Michael Molitch-Hou.

Build Your Own Plastic Shredder For Turning Waste in 3D Printer Filament

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VELOX and SK Chemicals present a new range of plastics 3D printable materials

3D Printing Industry

VELOX, a Hamburg-based materials company and Korean partner, SK Chemicals, have released, a new 3D printing materials. “We Materials Brian Oh Manuel Delgado Selfeco SK Chemicials SKYPLETE VELOXWe are excited to be working together with our long-term partner, VELOX, in developing the 3D printing industry in Europe,” said Brian Oh, Business Development Team Leader at SK Chemicals. “We We believe that VELOX is the most suitable […].

3devo Introduces SHR3D IT at RapidPro to Complete the Plastic Life Cycle in 3D Printing

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Plastics Industry Awards Recognize ObjectForm for Their Eco-Friendly Filaments

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printer filament from recycled plastic environmentally friendly Fila-Cycle objectform Plastic Industry Awards recycled filament ukThe environment is in serious trouble. It’s an unfortunate and troubling fact, and our own culpability in the destruction is hard for some people to face. On the brighter side, though, View the entire article via our website.

PLASTICS TECH TIP: Configuration Integration (with video)

Fisher/Unitech

SOLIDWORKS Plastics gives you a little more flexibility than our other simulation tools with respect to simulation model management. This is a handy way to manage multiple Plastics analyses but you only have to manage one CAD file. If there''s no match, the Plastics tree is blank.

Ambitious Ocean Plastics Recycling Project

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» materialsIs recycling ocean waste really feasible? Source: Clean Currents]. I’m looking at a new. Read the whole entry. »

Ambitious Ocean Plastics Recycling Project

Fabbaloo

» materialsIs recycling ocean waste really feasible? Source: Clean Currents]. I’m looking at a new. Read the whole entry. »