ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Additive Manufacturing

Braskem Introduces E-Commerce of PP Filament Spools for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

Available through thermoplastics distributor M.Holland, this is the first time Braskem’s PP 3D printing filament spools are targeted to all consumers via e-commerce.

Engineering Resins

Carbon-Fiber ABS for a Broader Range of FDM 3D Printers

Stratasys’ new FDM ABS-CF10 is the first thermoplastic composite material for its line of F123 Series 3D printers which combine FDM technology with design-to-print GrabCAD print software.
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Additive Manufacturing

New Form of 3D-Printed Material Aimed at Lighter, Safer Car Designs and More

Team of researchers led by University of Glasgow combined polyolefins with multiwall carbon nanotubes to come up with a new plate-lattice cellular ‘metamaterial’ with impressive impact resistance.  
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Additives

Fine Silica Fillers Improve Cost/Performance of 3D Printing Resins

AGC Chemicals says resins infused with new Solesphere fine silica gels improve product quality, performance and processing efficiencies for all three major 3D printing processes.

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing: Through the Molders’ Lens

Many in the manufacturing world experienced first-hand how agile and efficient 3D printing is when companies began to print products to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.  Custom molder EVCO expanded its 3D printing capabilities during this time to help produce parts quickly.  

Additive Manufacturing

Braskem Expanding into the 3D Printing Market

In 2020, Braskem launched polypropylene for fused filament fabrication, SLS powder bed fusion, and industrial scale pellet extrusion.
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Additive Manufacturing

New Liquid Materials for Additive Manufacturing

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

Additive Manufacturing

New Technology Combines 3D Printing with Injection Molding

This new concept 3D prints a metallic endoskeleton and then injection molds a special polymer around that skeleton.
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Additive Manufacturing

Key Additive Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2021

EOS, HP, Carbon and Essentium give a preview of what to expect from additive manufacturing in 2021.  

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).