ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING NEWS

Molds & Tooling

Injection Molding & 3D Printing Combine to Make ‘Impossible’ Parts

Stereolithography cavity inserts can be injected with thermoplastic, then removed from the mold and dissolved away to leave a complex-shaped part.

Engineering Resins

Victrex to Make Multi-Million Euro Investment in Bond 3D Technology

Victrex and Bond will initially focus their new collaboration on demonstrating the potential in the spine and the semiconductor segments. 
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Injection Molding

Plastics Industry Fly-In on March 27

This year’s Fly-In attendees will hold over 100 meetings with elected officials and their staff on the Hill
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Materials

Solvay, Aerosint Partner to Develop SLS Printing Process for High-Performance Polymers

Solvay has entered a research collaboration agreement with Aerosint to develop an economically viable SLS printing process for high-performance polymers.
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Construction

Evonik's Investment in Nylon 12 to Boost Production Over 50%

Start up of new nylon 12 plant slated for 2021.

Additive Manufacturing

Evonik Acquires U.S. 3D Printing Materials Technology Startup

Acquisition of Structured Polymers complements Evonik’s existing activities with high-performance polymers in additive manufacturing. 

Additive Manufacturing

Self-Driving Shuttle Built on Giant 3D Printer

LM Industries builds eight-person shuttle vehicle on 40-ft printer.

Additive Manufacturing

Software Offers Three New Capabilities for 3D Printing

Scheduling, production monitoring, checking parts’ economic suitability for AM, and simulation that predicts part distortion—all specifically for additive manufacturing.

Additive Manufacturing

Larger Freeformer from Arburg Can Print Three Materials

It can build parts 50% larger and in hard-soft combinations with a support material.

Additive Manufacturing

Unique 3D-Printed Shock Absorber

Recently showcased by Covestro, this part is printed in three materials using three different processes and boasts a high degree of functionality.