3D printing composites

Researchers Review 3D Printing with Biomass-Derived Composites

Researchers from State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have come…

Slovakia: 3D Printing with Hybrid PETG Composites

Researchers from Slovakia are exploring the use of new, more affordable materials in 3D printing, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Novel Hybrid PETG Composites for 3D Printing.’ Additive…

Brightlands Materials Center: 3D Printed Self-Sensing Composite Fiber Parts

Dutch research and development center Brightlands Materials Center, founded in 2015 by TNO and Province of Limburg, is focused on the improvement of 3D printed polymeric materials. Now, it’s introducing…

Arris Composites Completes $48.5M Series B Funding, Led by Tawania Capital

As additives for materials in digital fabrication continue to play an expanded role in 3D printing and additive manufacturing processes, companies like Arris Composites plan to open new facilities around…

University of Waterloo: Cellulosic Nanocomposites in Additive Manufacturing & Electrospinning

Andrew Finkle recently presented a thesis to the University of Waterloo, exploring the potential for more effective materials. In ‘Cellulosic Nanocomposites for Advanced Manufacturing: An Exploration of Advanced Materials in…

Carbon Fiber Acrylonitrile Styrene Acrylate Composite (CF-ASA): New Material for Large Format Additive Manufacturing

Researchers from Spain are studying materials for more effective large-scale 3D printing, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Development of carbon fiber acrylonitrile styrene acrylate composite for large format…

Focus on Improving PLA Mechanical Properties with Addition of Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate)

In ‘Improving Mechanical Properties for Extrusion-Based Additive Manufacturing of Poly(Lactic Acid) by Annealing and blending with Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate),’ researchers from Ghent University in Belgium, and Sichuan University in China, explore new…

Thailand: Comparing Suitable Fillers for Making PLA Composites

Researchers from King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi in Bangkok, Thailand continue to study the science of materials in 3D printing—a topic that has continued to expand throughout recent years…

Parameter Optimization for 3D Printing of Continuous Carbon Fiber/Epoxy Composites

In the recently published ‘A Sensitivity Analysis-Based Parameter Optimization Framework for 3D Printing of Continuous Carbon Fiber/Epoxy Composites,’ researchers continue to explore the world of enhanced materials for fabrication of…

Nanocomposites: SLA 3D Printing with Graphene Oxide Elastomers

In ‘GO-modified flexible polymer nanocomposites fabricated via 3D stereolithography,’ authors CHA Tsang, Adilet Zhakeyev, Dennis Y.C. Leung, and Jin Xuan are exploring challenges for creating stronger materials in SLA 3D…

Conductive Silver-Nanowire Photopolymer Composites: 3D Printing for Greater Functionality

A large group of researchers convened to explore more about additives and new combinations of materials in 3D printing, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘Functional Printing of Conductive…

Belfast: 3D Printing with Antioxidant PLA Composites Shows Potential in Medical Applications

In the recently published ‘Antioxidant PLA Composites Containing Lignin for 3D Printing Applications: A Potential Material for Healthcare Applications,’ Belfast researchers experiment with new 3D printing materials. Due to its…

TIGER & Impossible Objects: Creating Thermoset-Based Composites

Based in Wels, Austria, TIGER has offices around the world, to include North America, Europe, and Asia. Originally founded as a paint shop in the 1930s, the TIGER business has…

Researchers Designing Modular 3D Printed Composite Hollow Beams

In ‘Designing modular 3D printed reinforcement of wound composite hollow beams with semidefinite programming,’ researchers from the Czech Republic improve on composites used to make lattices for bioprinting. Their goal…

Continuous Composites & Arkema Partner to Offer Continuous Fiber 3D (CF3D®)

Continuous Composites, founded in 2015 and headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, has just announced further expansion within the 3D world as they enter into a strategic partnership featuring Arkema. The…

Thermoplastic Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials in 4D Printing

In ‘Thermoplastic Fiber Reinforced Composite Material Characterization and Precise Finite Element Analysis for 4D Printing,’ researchers are delving further into the next dimension. And while the 3D realm is barely…

US Researchers Create 3D Printing Filament from Recycled Cellulose Polypropylene

In this recently published study, ‘Recycled Cellulose Polypropylene Composite Feedstocks for Material Extrusion Additive Manufacturing,’ researchers from the US explain their findings in using not only composites but those made…

Singapore University of Technology and Design: Particle Reinforced Metal Nanocomposites for SLM

In ‘Particle-reinforced metal matrix nanocomposites fabricated by selective laser melting: A state of the art review,’ researchers, including a team from Singapore University of Technology and Design, bring together a…

Processing Complex Collimators Via Binder Jet Additive Manufacturing

Authors Corson L. Cramer, Amy M. Elliott, James O. Kiggans, Bianca Haberl, and David C. Anderson explore new techniques in their recently published, ’Processing of complex-shaped collimators made via binder…

Anisoprint & Thought3D Collaborating to Solve Adhesion Issues in 3D printing

Luxembourg-based Anisoprint and Thought3D, headquartered in Malta, are partnering up in making 3D printing a better process overall for manufacturers around the world relying on strong parts. In line with…

Arris Composites: Closes $10 Million Series A Funding Round, NEA Leads

Arris Composites, headquartered in Berkeley, California, announced today that they have closed $10 million in Series A funding. With the mission to ‘unlock the world’s highest-performance composites for the masses,’…

Loughborough: Tests In Continuous Carbon Fiber Composites in 3D Printing With FDM and SLA

UK researchers continue to explore the benefits of creating new composites for 3D printing. Here, they discuss their findings regarding carbon composites used in SLA 3D printing and material extrusion,…