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. 3D printing additive manufacturing

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

Printed using Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), when thin, it’s flexible enough for hinges and springs and when thick, it’s strong enough for structural components. ?. We print all of our Versatile Plastic on EOS P770, P396, and P110 machines which are Laser Sintering Systems.

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. This time, we’ll have a look at another exciting type of 3D printing filament: Glow-in-the-Dark Filament also known as Glow Filament. […]. Materials

AFRL and University Partners Used 3D Printed Composite Materials to Make Structural Parts

3DPrint.com

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) near my hometown of Dayton, Ohio, has long been interested in using 3D printing and composite materials. View the entire article via our website.

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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

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. 3D Printing Science & Technology emulsification nanoscale porous structuresView the entire article via our website.

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: 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 are smart materials?

Sculpteo

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

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.

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. Nevertheless, it can still be a bit challenging to print with and a heated bed is recommended.

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.

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.

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

MIT’s New Software Makes Multi-Material 3D Printing Easy

3D Printer

The latest software being developed by MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab aims to be the “Photoshop for 3D materials” by making the entire 3D printing process more accessible to the public. 3D Modeling 3D Scanning Software 3D Printing Foundry MIT

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

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

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.

Jabil to Enter 3D Printing Materials Market & Develop Custom Materials “Open Systems are the Future of 3D Printing”

3DPrint.com

They’ve been very serious about 3D Printing for a number of years as well. 3D Printing contract engineering contract manufacturing FFF hss hss 3d printer ISO 9001 Jabil lpbf material development materials MPM MSI qualification sls TPUJabil is one of the largest contract manufacturing and engineering companies worldwide. The company has made moves in. View the entire article via our website.

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.

Accelerated Insertion of Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

PITTSBURGH (November 1, 2018) … Additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, presents a game-changing opportunity for the space industry to produce complex components with greater efficiency at a lower cost. By Paul A.

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.

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. Every year 3D printing seems to have a new hot subject. This year, it was materials. Using 3D printing to make new materials.

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.

Material of the Month: Versatile Plastic

Shapeways Blog

Printed using Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), when thin, it’s flexible enough for hinges and springs and when thick, it’s strong enough for structural components. ?. We print all of our Versatile Plastic on EOS P770, P396, and P110 machines which are Laser Sintering Systems.

FDM Material Biocompatibility

Modern Tech

3D printing has come a long way from where it started. 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 Materials

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

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. »

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 materials

Let’s 3D print flexible materials!

Sculpteo

The post Let’s 3D print flexible materials! appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo Are you looking for a way to manufacture flexible objec […].

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

3DPrint.com

In 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. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Medical 3D Printing 3d printed casts 3d printed splints 3d printed splints and braces pla composite

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Testing the Properties of Fiber-Reinforced Geopolymer 3D Printing Material

3DPrint.com

In a paper entitled “Effect of Polypropylene Fibre Addition on Properties of Geopolymers Made by 3D Printing for Digital Construction,” a group of researchers investigates the effect of. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed concrete concrete 3d printing fiber reinforced concrete geopolymers polypropylene

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

Virginia Tech Researchers Using a New Method to Create 3D Printed Piezoelectric Materials

3DPrint.com

Originally discovered in the 19th century, piezoelectric materials, which convert stress and strain into electric charges, are in everything from musical greeting cards to cell. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology journal article nature materials Journal Piezoelectric research paper virginia tech Virginia Tech College of Engineering virginia tech university Xiaoyu Zheng