ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING NEWS

Additive Manufacturing

Braskem Discusses Expanding into the 3D Printing Market

In 2020, Braskem launch included polypropylene for fused filament fabrication, SLS powder bed fusion, and industrial scale pellet extrusion.
#polyolefins

Additive Manufacturing

New Liquid Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Ideal for use in automotive and microelectronic applications, these light-curing epoxy resins have been optimized specifically for industrial 3D printing applications.

Additive Manufacturing

Ineos R&D Project Develops Styrenic Polymer for 3D Printing that Boasts 67% Energy Savings

The purpose of the PolySLS project was to develop and test a new styrene based polymer compound for Selective Laser Sintering (SLS).

Additive Manufacturing

Stratasys Completes Acquisition of Origin

The acquisition adds Origin’s software-centric additive manufacturing solution, which focuses on digital light processing for production-oriented polymer applications.

Additive Manufacturing

Solvay and PrinterPrezz Partner to Produce 3D Printing for Medical Devices

The companies are working to develop 3D printing selective laser sintering solutions (SLS) for implants and other medical devices.

Injection Molding

Addifab Announces Partnership, Micromolding Offering, PIM Viability

The Danish company’s novel additive manufacturing technology that prints dissolvable injection mold inserts from a UV-cured resin had a busy finish to 2020.

Additive Manufacturing

Stratasys to Acquire 3D Printing Startup Origin

The acquisition is expected to close in January 2021. 

Additive Manufacturing

Carbon and Fast Radius Expand Partnership

Fast Radius is now the first production partner to add the L1 for general purpose use, which complements their existing lineup of M2 printers and Smart Part Washers. 

Tooling

Protolabs Launches Revamped Digital Quoting Platform

Initially unveiled in Europe, the new digital manufacturing platform will be coming to the U.S. in early 2021, bringing greater speed and flexibility to quoting of injection molded, CNC machined, and 3D-printed parts. 
#industry4-0

Additive Manufacturing

Covestro Introduces New Products Made from Recycled Plastics at Formnext Connect

These products seek to contribute to help the 3D printing industry to become more circular. 
#sustainability