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 ).

Fabrisonic Uses UAM 3D Printing Process to Create Functionally Graded Metal Materials

3DPrint.com

Functionally-graded materials (FGMs) differ from traditional composites in that two materials are joined with a graded interface in order to avoid a boundary between them. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing composite materials Fabrisonic functionally graded materials gradient materials hybrid additive manufacturing processes Mark Norfolk UAM ultrasonic additive manufacturing

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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.

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

i.materialise

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.

New Polypropylene Powder with Superior Processing and Part Characteristics for Laser Sintering Process

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AM Polymer Research GmbH presents its third series material, a polypropylene powder from the ROLASERIT® family. 3D Printing Materials Sponsored 3d printing materials 3d printing materrials polymers University of Duisburg-EssenThe developed ROLASERIT® PP01OF1 thus makes this important standard plastic available. View the entire article via our website.

How to remove support material from complex 3d printed part - video of the process

DIY 3D Printing

Richard Gain recorded a video to show tricky process of removing the support material from complex 3d printed object which also shows the tools needed. 3d printed robot hot to support material tutorial video

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New Rapid Liquid Printing 3D Printing Process from MIT

DIY 3D Printing

Very smart people from MIT developed a novel 3d printing process called "Rapid Liquid Printing" where a material is injected into a gelatine cube medium that acts as a support.

Almco Offers Speedy Post-Processing Cabinets for 3D Printing Workflows

3DPrint.com

At the high end of 3D printing and additive manufacturing methods, mass finishing for FDM parts and various post-processing techniques are a key feature in the work flow. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d print processing Almco fdm post processing RCWB-36E removing support material 3d printing stratasys Support Material Support Removal

A New 3D Printing Process CODE: 3D Printed Ceramics with Functionally Graded Materials

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Several different methods have been developed for the 3D printing of ceramic materials, and one of those is CODE, or Ceramic On-Demand Extrusion, a recently developed extrusion-based process for the. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed ceramics alumina ceramic 3d printing Ceramic On-Demand Extrusion code functionally graded materials zirconia

German RepRap Introduces New Polyurethane Material, Developed with ebalta Kunststoff for Liquid Additive Manufacturing Process

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Typically when we hear about polyurethane (PU) material, it’s being utilized as a foam for things like mattresses, upholstery, insulation, or even mixed with shaving cream to 3D print a statue. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printing liquid materials 3d printing material 3D printing plastic 3d printing processes ebalta Kunststoff Gmbh Formnext Frankfurt 2016 german reprap germany LAM Liquid Additive Manufacturing liquid plastic liquid printing polyurethane

Researchers Develop Ceramic Composite 3D Printing Material and Process Chain for FDM Printers

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There are multiple methods of manufacturing ceramic materials, including powder injection molding (PIM) and, of course, 3D printing. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology ceramic powder ceramics 3D printing composite material fff 3d printing fused filament fabrication german reprap german reprap x350pro journal article Karlsruhe Institute of Technology rapid prototyping reprap 3d printer research paper University of Freiburg

Omegasonics Makes 3D Print Post-Processing Fast and Easy with Ultrasonic Technology

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There’s one aspect of 3D printing technology that is consistently glossed over by many, and that is post-processing. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed support material 3D printing post processing Objet Omegasonics post processing post-processing equipment stratasys Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Support Removal ultrasonic bath ultrasonic cleaning

Metalysis opens specialist Materials Discovery Center for 3D printing metal

3D Printing Industry

Additive manufacturing metal powder manufacturer Metalysis, has opened a Materials Discovery Center in South Yorkshire, UK. bodyTop Event Cambridge process Chen Dion Vaughan. Douglas Caster Dr. Kartik Rao Farthing FFC process fourth industrial revolution Fray fray farthing and chen Future of Solid State Metal Processing industry 4.0 A momentous event for the company, Metalysis invited 3D Printing.

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Post-Processing Tips: Hand-Dyeing Strong & Flexible Plastics

Shapeways Blog

Strong & Flexible plastic is an incredibly versatile material. When this material is designed thin, it’s flexible enough for catapults or springs. This process uses two lasers to sinter together nylon powder, layer by layer, until an entire printer build is complete.

Book of the Week: Advances in Manufacturing and Processing of Materials and Structures

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Advances in Manufacturing and Processing of Materials and Structures [Source: Amazon]. Read the whole entry. » » book

Can you get injection molded quality parts without post processing from 3D printers?

Leslie's Blog

Two features of 3D printers that can be issues for users are the surface finish quality of the part and the subsequent post processing often needed to finish the part. These two techniques deposit three different materials. Plus, it eliminates much of the post processing.

Accelerated Insertion of Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

However, the trial-and-error method currently available to create such parts with limited materials is not suited for components that would need to survive the harsh environment of space. By Paul A.

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.

Materials Scientist Explains Development Process Behind 3D Printing Resin Colors

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printing material properties castable resins dental sg resin Form X formlabs Formlabs Ceramic Resin Formlabs Durable Resin Formlabs Engineering Resin formlabs functional resins formlabs resin Formlabs Tough Resin pigment reformulated resinIf you’re interested in using a 3D printer as a production tool at work, and not just as a potentially frustrating but ultimately awesome hobby, you want the best, right? It’s important.

America Makes Announces Awardees of Directed Project Opportunity on Advancing Additive Manufacturing Post-Processing Techniques

Additive Manufacturing

Goal is to Improve Process Control for Qualifying Complex Parts and Reduce Costs. In order to expand the use of Selective Laser Melting (SLM) for critical parts, a better understanding of the available techniques is needed to achieve qualified parts and certified processes.

Farsoon to offer automated post processing in collaboration with AMT

3D Printing Industry

Industrial 3D printing solutions company Farsoon Technologies has entered into a collaboration with UK-based post processing specialist Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT). Materials Additive Manufacturing Technologies AMT automation CAMS Continuous Additive Manufacturing Solution Systems Don Xu Farsoon Farsoon Technologies Innovate UK Joseph Crabtree post-processing serial production TCT Asia

VIDEO: New Process Available!

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Start quoting today in Artisanal Whittling with many available materials, including Random Twig and Fallen Branch, through April 1st

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Rize Details Impact of Post-Processing on 3D Printing in New Report from Todd Grimm

3DPrint.com

Based out of Woburn, Massachusetts, the industrial 3D printing company Rize has made it a primary goal to rid professional-grade 3D printing of the laborious and costly need for post-processing. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3D printing industry reports 3D printing post processing 3d printing report Augmented Polymer Deposition industrial 3d printing post processing Rize Rize 3D printing Rize One Todd Grimm

TU Wien Spin-Off Introduces Novel 3D Printing Materials, Hot Lithography Process, New 3D Printer

3DPrint.com

While 3D printing technology has been responsible for many advances and inventions over the years, it’s not foolproof – some methods don’t produce items with the best material. View the entire article via our website.

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.

PyroGenesis Files Provisional Patent For 3D Printable Powder Production Process

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PyroGenesis designs, develops, manufactures and commercializes advanced plasma processes from a team of experienced engineers, scientists and technicians from their offices in Montreal, and they often work in partnership with the US Department of... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business additive manufacturing buckyballs fullerenes graphene metal 3d printing powders P. Peter Pascali Plasma Atomization Process PyroGenesis

3D Printing and support material processing of the Steampunk Octopus

RichRap

Many people asked for more details and information about printing and processing the Steampunk Octopus, so here it is. As you will see from the video, support material removal can be quite a challenge. For some models you just can't use the same material as the main model.

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.

Kühling&Kühling Are Advancing 3D Support Material and Processes for ABS Printing

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing support materials ABS printing germany Kühling&Kühling Rapid.Tech 2015 in Erfurt RepRap Industrial 3D Printer Sli3er soluble support functionalityKühling&Kühling make the RepRap Industrial 3D Printer from their own manufacturing facility in Kiel, Germany. Introduced in early 2013, the RepRap Industrial is powered by Open Source development to create its software and hardware....

Two Dutch Material Companies Release Unique New 3D Printing Filaments

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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

Sigma Labs Releases Version 3.0.2 of Its PrintRite3D INSPECT® Software Enabling Rapid Process Qualification, Increased Production Yields and Faster Product to Market Times

Additive Manufacturing

of its PrintRite3D INSPECT® In-Process Quality Assurance™ (IPQA®) software. software, process engineers will now be able to produce an alloy-specific process map generated using Sigma Labs’ in-process TED™ metric, an industry first. SANTA FE, N.M.

Stratasys Introduces New Support Material That Promises to Make Post-Processing a Breeze

3DPrint.com

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing support materials objet 200 objet 350/500 polyjet 3d printers polyjet triple-jetting printers removing support material stratasys Stratasys PolyJet 3D printing materials sup706 support materialsPeople who have never 3D printed anything before sometimes think that once the printer stops printing, the job is finished. Sadly, this is not the case, as any maker with a degree of. View the entire article via our website.

German Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Additive Manufacturing Process That Offers Corrosion and Wear Protection

3DPrint.com

Just like boats need to be protected from rust, components need to be protected against wear and corrosion. There are special products you can apply to a boat to keep it rust-free, and you should. View the entire article via our website.

3D Print Smoothing Made Easy with New 3D-CMF Process from Waseda University

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology 3D Chemical Melting Finishing 3d print smoothing 3D printing post processing 3D-CMF Kensuke Takagishi post processing post processing 3d printed parts Shinjiro Umezu Waseda UniversityI admit that I actually kind of love print lines. I think it’s really neat to be able to see the grooves that indicate where each layer of filament was laid down to create a fully shaped object.

DARPA to Propel 3D Printing Manufacturing By Improving The Understanding of The Processes & Materials Involved

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials darpa darpa 3d printing darpa best practices darpa open manufacturing program metal 3d printingStep into your time machines and travel a decade into the future. We are now situated somewhere in the middle of the year 2025. The face of manufacturing has changed drastically from the techniques... View the entire article via our website.

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.

New Ultrasonic 3D Printing Process Can Create and Print High-Tech Composite Materials

3DPrint.com

3D printing materials are one of the most rapidly growing segments of the 3D printing industry, and we have more high-tech and advanced material options than ever before. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Bruce W Drinkwater composite materials conductive materials desktop 3D printer light cured resin Richard S Trask smart materials Thomas M Llewellyn-Jones ultrasonic alignment 3d printing university of bristol

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. This approach makes the manufacturing process significantly more economical.

Direct Ink Writing Process for 3D Printing Mechanoluminescent Objects

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise direct ink writing energy Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hebrew University’s Institute of Chemistry journal article light Materials Horizons mechanoluminescent multi-material printing research paper Shlomo Magdassi

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.

RAPID+TCT 2018 in Review: Industry innovation in materials and processes

3D Printing Industry

Insights Aeroprobe Antero 800NA AON3D Currax Desktop Metal Elementum 3D EOS Essentium Farsoon GE Additive HP HRL Labs Impossible Objects MELD Manufacturing oxford performance materials Prodways Rapid+tct RAPLAS America Stratasys UnionTech Vader Systems Velo3DThe 2018 RAPID+TCT Conference has come and gone as another strong demonstration of the growth present in the 3D printing industry.

Granta and Senvol Team Up On Selection of Additive Manufacturing Processes and Materials

Additive Manufacturing

Granta Design and Senvol today announced that the Senvol Database™, the first and most comprehensive database of Additive Manufacturing (AM) materials and machines, will be available within Granta’s industry-leading materials software, GRANTA MI™ and CES Selector™.

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Primary 3D Printing Processes

PrintSpace

The term “3D printing” is an additive manufacturing method that adds material to create an object. The Fused Deposition Modeling process is similar to using an extremely precise glue gun for drawing. The repetition of this process forms a 3D object layer by layer.