ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Medical

3D Printing Enables Customizable Medical Prosthetics

Glaze Prosthetics produces customized prosthetics using HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology.

Automation

Molder Adopts ‘Semi-Smart’ Automation

R&D Plastics finds new and more sophisticated ways to use robots.
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Automotive

Testing: Desktop SEM Helps Manufacturers Improve Quality Control Efficiency, Accuracy, and Material Cleanliness

A versatile and intuitive desktop scanning electron microscope (SEM) from Thermo Fisher Scientific, Hillsboro, Ore.

Engineering Resins

Materials: Low-Warpage, High Hydrolysis-Resistant PBT for Automotive

Polyplastics’ Duranex flame-retardant PBT boasts outstanding electrical properties plus high rigidity and low warpage.

Additive Manufacturing

3D Printer Provider Ultimaker Targets Industrial Production with New Launches

Jamie Howard, president of Ultimaker Americas, discusses the company’s new product launches and outlook on 3D printing in manufacturing.

Additive Manufacturing

Protolabs Will Now Offer the Carbon Platform to Its 3D Printing Services

Greg Thompson, Protolabs' global product manager for 3D printing, discusses why the Carbon technology is a good fit for Protolabs’ customers. 

Additive Manufacturing

Technology Collaboration to Evaluate Potential of 3D-Printed Automotive Production Parts

The partners believe that SLA technology has a huge potential to enable the production of customized parts and products specifically designed for automotive applications. 

Additive Manufacturing

Xometry Adds Carbon to Its Network Platform

Customers can now get an instant quote, design feedback, and lead times for parts produced with Carbon DLS technology through the Xometry Instant Quoting Engine.

Injection Molding

Additive Manufacturing Conference: Learn What's New in Additive

The Additive Manufacturing Conference + Expo (AMC) 2019 (August 27-29; Austin, TX) features several key presentations dedicated to the plastics industry along with a tour of EOS North America’s polymer AM lab. 

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing: New Urethanes Product Platform

Chemical company Huntsman will launch three different kinds of urethane-based materials (resins, powders and filaments), which can be printed using a variety of additive manufacturing methods.