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 ).

Infographic: 3D Printing Process and Material Decision Guide

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Follow this decision tree to help you choose the best process and material for your project Will your 3D printed part be. functional or aesthetic? Metal or rubber-like? Heat resistant?

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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.

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

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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

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.

Refining Macro and Microscopic Topology Optimization for AM Processes

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Researchers from Italy and Germany continue along the path so many are following in refining and perfecting 3D printing processes. 3D Printing 3d printing research fdm 3d printing functionally graded material structures (FGMs) topology topology optimization University of Pavia ProtoLabIn the recently published ‘Structural multiscale topology. View the entire article via our website.

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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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Rosswag Engineering Adds Third SLM®280 to Expand Production and Aid Material Qualification Process

Additive Manufacturing

With the ability to quickly produce special metal powders, simulate build results, print tests using SLM’s material development module, then post-process and inspect builds in-house, the time to market cycle for new materials is reduced from months to weeks.

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The Five Basics of Effective BOM Processes (eBook)

Tech Clarity

BOM Processes Rely on Inadequate Solutions Ineffective BOM Processes Cause Disruption BOM management is critical to connecting design, purchasing, and production across a manufacturing business. Ineffective BOM processes, though, lead to low productivity and costly errors.

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The Five Basics of Effective BOM Processes (eBook)

Tech Clarity

BOM Processes Rely on Inadequate Solutions Ineffective BOM Processes Cause Disruption BOM management is critical to connecting design, purchasing, and production across a manufacturing business. Ineffective BOM processes, though, lead to low productivity and costly errors.

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University of Auckland: Eliminating Waste in AM Processes with Less Support Material

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In ‘Optimization of process planning for reducing material waste in extrusion based additive manufacturing,’ researchers from the University of Auckland look into improved ways for avoiding post. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing research AM research extrusion based additive manufacturing Print orientation support structures

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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Henkel and TerraCycle accelerate recycling processes for additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

Based in New Jersey, TerraCycle provides environmental services which turn hard-to-recycle materials into reusable packaging. The Adhesive Recycling Program enables Henkel customers the ability to recycle LOCTITE material packaging used for resins, […].

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

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.

Oerlikon Gains Unique Technology and Process Expertise in Advanced Materials

Additive Manufacturing

an innovative solution provider in advanced materials development, based in California, USA. Advanced materials such as metal-based materials (nickel, titanium, cobalt, steel, etc.),

NASA MSFC Materials & Process Development Offers Plan for New 3D Printing Materials & Hardware to Sustain Astronauts During Missions

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Not surprisingly, NASA is working on new developments for space travel—partnering with Auburn University to create new sensing technology, materials for 3D printing in space, as well as new. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing 3D printing space missions Auburn University ISS Fablab nasa nScrypt 3D printer Perovskite Ultracapacitors Plasma Sintered (SPS) Supercapacitors

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

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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

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 Create Dynamic Self-Assembly Process for Building Mobile Micromachines

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A micromachine has the potential to maniupulate and probe the microscopic world, and can be made up of multiple chemistries, materials, or parts in order to address different functions, such. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Featured Stories Science & Technology eth zurich Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems micromachine nature materials Journal self-assembling technology study two-photon lithography

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

List of Manufacturing Processes

3D Printing Hub

The products that we see and use every day go through highly complex manufacturing processes. These manufacturing processes require people with a wide range of skills and knowledge. Different products call for different types of manufacturing processes. Each manufacturing process has its advantages and disadvantages. Understanding the various processes is important to match manufacturing requirements with the latest developments and technologies.

Materials Scientist Explains Development Process Behind 3D Printing Resin Colors

3DPrint.com

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.

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.

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

Material of the Month: PA12

Shapeways Blog

Since we now offer two Multi Jet Fusion Plastic materials (see new material announcement ), PA12 has reclaimed its industrial name to clearly differentiate it from PA12 Glass Beads , which contains 40% glass beads for added stiffness and durability. Material.

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

3DPrint.com

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

Additive Elements Develops Fully Ecological Material System for Binder Jetting Process

3D Printing Industry

All across the 3D printing material market, a number of companies have answered the call to develop filaments out of recycled materials, making the 3D printing experience a bit more eco-friendly. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business Featured MaterialsBy Tyler Koslow.

Jabil Advances Additive Manufacturing Market with Integration of Engineered Materials, World-Class 3D Printing Machines and Proven Processes

Additive Manufacturing

Comprehensive Services Expected to Speed Adoption of Additive Manufacturing While Custom Materials Meet Demand for Unique Customer Applications. Driving Adoption with Integrated Materials, Processes and Machines (MPM). New Materials Innovation Center Opens in Minnesota.

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

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

3DPrint.com

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.

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.

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.

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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Quintus Technologies HIP Expands Accurate Brazing’s Thermal Processing Capabilities

Additive Manufacturing

The press, model QIH 122 M URC®, is equipped with Quintus’ proprietary uniform rapid cooling (URC), a feature that improves material properties of parts designed for mission-critical applications, increasingly produced in the vibrant additive manufacturing (AM) environment. “We

“Twin” Exhibits Seek to Explore the Artistic Value of “Materialization” Processes

3D Printing Industry

As 3D printing technologies open up to more people than ever before, the entire industry looks to artists to try to visualize its possible future applications and the way they can modify the creative process. By Davide Sher.

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.