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.

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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.

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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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 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 […].

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: 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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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: 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 #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

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

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.

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.

Canon introduces ceramic 3D printing technology and materials

3D Printing Industry

After flirting with the concept for some time, Japanese multinational camera and digital printing specialist Canon has announced the development of a ceramic 3D printing technology. Materials Canon ceramic ceramic 3D printing Xjet

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.

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. .

DIY 3D Printing: Matrix of all 3d print materials and their properties

DIY 3D Printing

DIY 3D Printing. 3D design and printing software. 3d printing books and documents. 3d printing links. Matrix of all 3d print materials and their properties. Probably some more "exotic" materials are missing. Follow DIY 3d printing on Google +.

Advanced BioCarbon 3D Turns to Trees for High-Performance 3D Printing Materials

3DPrint.com

One great thing about the 3D printing industry is that it’s full of environmentally conscious people. Individuals and companies in the field of 3D printing are constantly trying to come up with. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed wood ABC3D Advanced BioCarbon 3D bioplastics Canada sustainability wood 3d printing wood filamentView the entire article via our website.

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

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.

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

3DGence Introduces ESM-10 Soluble 3D Printing Support Material for PEEK and ABS Models

3DPrint.com

Polish 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence, a third wave 3D printing company, has just launched a new product that’s really cool: ESM-10 (Engineering Soluble Material), the first soluble support. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3DGence abs dissolvable support ESM-10 industrial 3d printing INDUSTRY F340 PEEK soluble 3D printing support materials soluble support

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.

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

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

3D Printing for Beginners

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

Purdue Researchers Form Startup for the 3D Printing of Energetic Materials

3DPrint.com

Energetic materials are a class of material that contains high amounts of stored chemical energy that can be released, and they are used in everything from airbags to explosives. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials energetic materials environmentally friendly Next Offset Solutions Inc.

ORNL Materials – Printing with Plants

Additive Manufacturing

A scalable processing technique developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory ( ORNL ) uses plant-based materials for 3D printing and offers a promising additional revenue stream for biorefineries. We will continue fine tuning the material’s composition to make it even stronger.”.

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.

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

Material can change shape with 4D Printing

Sculpteo

3D Printing is already reshaping a large number of industries and no-doubt that all potential applications are not discovered yet. This doesn’t prevent the researchers to work on the next step: 4D Printing. 4D Printing: Doubly Curved Surface from Self-Assembly Lab, MIT on Vimeo.

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.

Using natural materials to 3d print buildings

DIY 3D Printing

Here is an interesting presentation on using different materials like clay, rubber, paper, wood, salt and other for 3d printing of buildings and architectural elements. 3d printed buildings 3d printing wood architecture clay paper presentation rubber

Cutting-edge 3D printer prints in 10 materials simultaneously

3D Printing Review

MIT engineers have built a 3D printer that can print in 10 different materials at once, streamlining the manufacturing process. Current multimaterial 3D printers are limited to three materials at one time and start at around $150,000.