3D Printing Processes Activated by Light: Reviewing Photocatalytic Systems

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In the recently published ‘Recent Advances on Visible Light Metal-Based Photocatalysts for Polymerization under Low Light Intensity,’ French researcher Frédéric Dumur investigates 3D printing. 3D Printing Light Metal-Based Photocatalysts Photocatalytic Systems photopolymerizationView the entire article via our website.

Innovative Partnerships Drive 3D Printing Materials Development

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In order to unlock 3D printing’s. Sponsored 3d printing resins Carbon CLIP photopolymer photopolymerization photopolymers polymers SartomerSuccessful adoption of additive manufacturing technologies in mass manufacturing requires close partnerships across hardware, software and materials technologies. View the entire article via our website.

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Interview with Korean Firm Graphy on Developing Cutting Edge Photopolymers for 3D Printing

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Exclusive Interviews 3d printing resins Creator dlp dlp sla Graphy Korea MSLA photopolymer photopolymerization photopolymers sla vat polymerizationWhereas FDM knowledge has been spread far and wide DLP and SLA learnings are often locked away behind closed doors. Only recently have we started to see many low-cost SLA. The post Interview with. View the entire article via our website.

Broken shoe? USC’s self-healing 3D printer material can help it repair itself

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Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) have developed a 3D printed rubber material that has the ability to repair itself. The self-healable materials were 3D printed using a customized photopolymerization process. […]. Research An Xin Haixu Du Kunhao Yu photopolymerization Qiming Wang self healing University of Connecticut University of Southern California USC USC Viterbi Ying Li

Photocentric Unveils New LC Magna 3D Printer

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3D Printers 3D Printing BASF 3D Printing Solutions LC Magna LCD 3d printer Photocentric photopolymerizationTo provide alternatives to conventional methods of manufacture, Photocentric is developing 3D printers that operate using patented technology to create a 3D object from a 2D image on a screen. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printed Self-Healing Material Can Fix Sole of Shoe In Two Hours

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology journal article nature Nature Journal photopolymerization research paper self-healing materials University of Southern California usc USC ViterbiThe potential uses for unique self-healing materials are numerous, varying from fixing cell phone screens and other electronics to repairing cartilage and other biomedical applications. Now, a team. View the entire article via our website.

Honey-like inks lead to a new 3D printing method

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Research at the University of Akron, Ohio has developed a new method of 3D printing by extruding inks from a nozzle in layers and using. 3D Printing 3D printable ink 3d printable inks curing direct 3d printing direct writing direct-print photopolymerization FFF honey Jae-Won Choi Materials Morteza Vatani resin SLA stereolithography Stratasys TangoPlus University of Akron viscoelastic

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The 8 ways 3D printing is changing manufacturing forever

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People debate whether 3D printing / additive manufacturing will really have an impact on design and manufacturing. Hod Lipson, professor at Columbia University, recently gave a presentation on why 3D printing will definitely disrupt what we know of today as design and manufacturing.

KIT researchers develop erasable ink for photopolymer 3D printing

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Research from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany demonstrates the ability to repeatedly 3D print and erase microscopic objects in a light-reactive material. Zieger Martin Wegener Patrick Mueller photopolymerizationbodyTop Research Alexander S. Quick Christopher Barner-Kowollik Direct laser writing Institute of Microstructure Technology Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT Markus M.

From 3D Printing to Additive Manufacturing: Industry Experts to Meet at BIG IDEAS for UV+EB Technology Conference

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3D Printing Sponsored 3d printer resin big ideas conference photopolymer photopolymerization radtech Sartomer Sartomer acrylate resins ultraviolet light uv uv ledA unique, high-level cross section of supply and customer chain innovators are gathering March 19-20, 2019, in Redondo Beach, CA for BIG IDEAS for UV+EB Technology, a conference dedicated to the. View the entire article via our website.

Origin introduces Origin One 3D printer for high volume production

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The Origin One is an SLA/DLP machine which uses a combination of materials, hardware, and software to make high volume 3D printing possible. 3D Printers autodesk Beast Mode Christopher Prucha Ecco Ember Jakob Møller Hansen Joel Ong Marshawn Lynch Open Additive Production Origin programmable photopolymerizationOrigin, a California-based startup focused on bringing mass manufacturing to the additive industry, has introduced its Origin One 3D printer.

Working with plastics in 3D printing

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Plastics, whether in powder, filament, or pellet form, are one of the main material types used in 3D printing/ additive manufacturing (3DP/AM). and MultiJet Printing (MJP) from 3D Systems.

A visual look at the history of 3D printing

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This graphic gives you a very nice look at what happened when in the 3D printing industry. It begins in 1983, but you can see when it really started to take off, at around 2008. Below the graphic is a brief outline of all the major events. Check it out! Leslie Langnau. llangnau@wtwhmedia.com.

Laser-Based 3D Printing Used to Fabricate Tiny Microstructures for Tissue Repair

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Does 3D printing need its own operating system?

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Whether you use professional 3D printing machines or more commercial desktop units, every user has some issues with getting the designed part to print correctly. They have developed an operating system specific to 3D printing.

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Origin and DSM announce partnership to develop new open additive materials

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Global science company and material manufacturer Royal DSM, has partnered with San Francisco-based 3D printing startup Origin. Materials 2019 RAPID + TCT basf Chris Prucha Henkel modular hardware Noud Steffens Open Additive Production open source Origin P3 photopolymerization Royal DSM SLA Somos® PerFORM HWThe goal of this collaboration is to develop new materials for additive manufacturing, and marks another boost for Origin’s Open Additive Production platform.

TU Wien Research Team Develops Method for High-Resolution 3D Printing of Tough, Homogenous Photopolymers

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The Technical University of Vienna (TU Wien) in Austria has completed plenty of research about unique 3D printing materials, such as magnets, over the years. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Science & Technology copolymers ester journal article light-curing Ottawa photopolymer photopolymerization polymer chemistry research paper TU Wien

Interview with Manuela Pipino of Stereolithography & DLP Company Lumi Industries

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3D Printing curing SLA resin with UV light Desktop DLP 3D Printer dlp italy Lumi Industries Lumifold TAB lumiofold Manuela Pipino photopolymer photopolymer resin photopolymerization sla sla printerLumi Industries is an Italian company specializing in stereolithography 3D printers. We covered the company’s Kickstarter launch in 2015, the launch of their DLP printer, the Lumifold foldable. View the entire article via our website.

Are 3D printing companies shifting their focus?

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An interesting development is emerging with the major 3D printing manufacturers. In addition to making 3D printing and additive manufacturing machines, manufacturers are adding to and expanding their ability to make your part for you. Now, 3D Systems and Stratasys both have had departments or divisions that offered additive manufacturing services for a number of years. And both companies have made several acquisitions that strengthen their ability to offer services.

7 news ways you’ll 3D print parts in 2017

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At the two major 3D printing conferences this year, AMUG and RAPID, companies introduced new ways to additively make parts. Some of these new 3D printing technologies are available now. Researchers in 3D printing are definitely thinking outside the box.

South Korean Researchers Using Oxygen Diffusion Technique to Build 3D Printed Micropatterns

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How 3D printing eliminates costs

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People debate whether 3D printing / additive manufacturing will really have an impact on design and manufacturing. Hod Lipson, professor at Columbia University, recently gave a presentation on why 3D printing will definitely disrupt what we know of today as design and manufacturing.

How service providers can meet your low-volume 3D printing needs

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The increased speed and lower price of the HP printing system increases the envelope of viable jobs, meaning whereas current 3D printing may only be economically viable up to ~500 copies of a theoretical part, HP printing could potentially push that number higher to 1000 or 1500.

3D printing shifts into manufacturing

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Louis, many conversations focused on taking 3D printing / additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) more into manufacturing rather than just prototyping. 3D Printers Industrial Leslie's blog Materials Rapid MFG Vat Photopolymerization 3D SystemsAt the recent AMUG Conference in St.

Additive manufacturing moves beyond the “cool” phase

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The next trend you’ll find with Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is the growth of additive services. Part of this growth is driven by customer need, part by the frequent acquisitions made by the larger vendors. Customer need turns out to be an interesting driver.

Master Class: Chuck Hull on the 3D printing industry

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3D printing has cut that time down to as little as a few hours, depending on the design. It’s been said that 3D printing allows engineers to “fail faster,” and there is value in that. Scaling 3D printing has lots of challenges,” said Hull.

RAPID 2017: Paxis LLC Introducing WAV Additive Manufacturing Process

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About a year after Carbon introduced its breakthrough CLIP 3D printing technology in 2015, it announced four partners that would be using the high speed technology, including CIDEAS, which was one of. 3D Printing Business 3d printing service bureau CIDEAS industrial 3d printing investment casting large build volume patent-pending Paxis LLC photopolymerization RAPID + TCT RAPID 2017 vat system WAV Wave Applied Voxel

Why 3D printed lattices could replace foam

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Accelerating the Future of 3D Printing

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For years, Ive been fascinated by the promise and frustrated by the reality of 3D printing. First is an open software platform for 3D printing called Spark, which will make it more reliable yet simpler to print 3D models, and easier to control how that model is actually printed.

7 news ways you’ll 3D print parts in 2017

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At the two major 3D printing conferences this year, AMUG and RAPID, companies introduced new ways to additively make parts. Some of these new 3D printing technologies are available now. Researchers in 3D printing are definitely thinking outside the box.

Additive manufacturing helps build a system than blends multiple solar technologies

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For example, due to the precise nature of the panels’ mechanical drivetrains, 3D printed prototypes will be built using stereolithography (SL).

Underwriters Laboratories offers a resource for 3D printing info needs

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Recently, UL initiated a number of initiatives that will help designers confidently harness the benefits of 3D printing in a way that’s relevant to their business needs. For training, UL has an initial course, the Foundations of 3D printing, available online through the eLearning modules. Foundations of 3D Printing introduces concepts related to: Print process challenges and considerations. UL, however, is partnering with Georgia Tech on 3D printing emissions research.

Form 2 desktop SL 3D printer offers bigger build volume

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SL technology is known for delivering finely detailed printed parts. The Form 2 includes an integrated resin system that automatically dispenses resin, which makes it easier to build bigger prints.

Researchers Use PowerPoint Slide and LED Projector to Create Self-Folding 3D Origami Structures

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LUXeXceL’s 3D printing process for optics is an alternative to injection molding

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Even though recent news reports speculate that HP could enter the market for 3D printed glass, LUXeXceL Group , Goes, The Netherlands, has been 3D printing optics for some time now. LUX-Opticlear printing material.

Tips for improving 3D printing workflows

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Recently we held a webinar on three of the main software programs available that help prepare a CAD design for 3D printing / additive manufacturing (Magics, Rhino3DPRINT , and Spark). As our presenters noted, 3D printing is not yet living up to its potential or its hype. Part of the problem is the link between software and hardware for 3D printing, which needs improvement. The most fundamental question you can ask is “can your design actually be printed on your printer?”

Get the latest 3D printing developments at the AMUG and RAPID Conferencess

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The users group conference, now in its 27th year, is open to owners and operators of all additive manufacturing (3D printing) technologies. For the professional user of additive manufacturing systems, there are two key conferences.