3d printing materials

Cubicure & Evonik Develop One Component Resin System For Flexible Polyesters Through Hot Lithography

Cubicure and Evonik continue on within the 3D printing realm, leading the evolution of materials science with research and development of polyester resins. Focusing on additive manufacturing processes, this joint…

Investigating the Effects of 3D Printing Temperatures on Copper Metal PLA Composites

In ‘Effect of Printing Temperature on Mechanical Properties of Copper Metal Polylactide Acid,’ authors Mohd Fara Zureel Ikhqwan bin Mohd Arpan and Lim Joon Hoong outline their findings regarding metal…

Interview with Massimo Bricchi of Kuraray on 3D Printing Biodegradable Materials

Massimo Bricchi Massimo Bricchi is Kuraray Europe‘s Regional Marketing Manager. The company is involved in the production of chemicals and resins, fibers and textiles, high-performance material, and medical products. In…

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Diversity and Collaboration Fuel Additive Manufacturing at Henkel

Diversity and Collaboration Fuel Additive Manufacturing at Henkel – women play key roles in helping unleash the power of 3D printing. As a Henkel employee, I am part of a…

Interview with Liz Ciokajlo of OurOwnSkin on 3D Printing Footwear & Natural Materials

This is a short interview Liz Ciokajlo of OurOwnSkin. She is a researcher and designer who has a great amount of skill and expertise within the biomaterials, 3D printing, and design world through her own work.

Interview of Erik Henstra of Armor Group’s Kimya On Custom 3D Printing Materials

Our industry is currently being entered by a number of very large polymer and metals companies. These firms see the potential of our market. Even though the volumes are comparatively…

Car Windshields to Be Ground Up for 3D Printing Materials? Polish Researchers Say Possibly

Researchers from Poland’s Silesian University of Technology are getting in on the recycling action via 3D printing, and the title of their recently published paper certainly grabs the attention, whether you…

Somos PerFORM HW: Royal DSM Develops New Material for Origin 3D Printing System

While 3D printing users may often enjoy squirreling themselves away in their workshops or labs, spending hours tinkering just to see what they can come up with next, the industry…

Innofil3D Releases Two New Ultrafuse 3D Printing Filaments: Ultrafuse Z PCTG & Ultrafuse TPU 80A LF

Netherlands filament maker Innofil3D has just announced the launch of two new filaments: Ultrafuse Z PCTG – as the first electrostatic discharge (ESD) safe filament produced by BASF, this all-purpose…

Improving 3D Printing Materials with PLA/Graphene/Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites

Researchers from all over the world have come together to further the study of materials science in 3D printing, with their findings recently published in ‘PLA/Graphene/MWCNT Composites with Improved Electrical…

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Sartomer’s New Liquid UV-Curable Engineered Resins for 3D Printing

Rapid advances in 3D printing are changing the way products are manufactured in many industries, as industry leaders continue to develop more efficient and effective technologies. 3D printed materials are…

How Sustainable Is 3D Printing?

The global additive manufacturing market has generated revenues of $9.3 billion. Moving forward, many manufacturers will look to 3D printing for sustainable production solutions and waste reduction.

ABS: Researchers Test Temperature & Speed Settings in FDM 3D Printing

In ‘Layer-to-Layer Physical Characteristics and Compression Behavior of 3D Printed Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Metastructures Fabricated using Different Process Parameters,’ Wright State University researcher Sivani Patibandla investigates how well ABS performs…

India: Scientists Explore the Miracle—and Toxicity—of Graphene in 3D Printing and Biomedical Applications

While hardware, software, and a variety of design mechanisms are critical to 3D printing, materials science lies at the heart of this progressive technology, continuing to infiltrate the mainstream today….

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New Polypropylene Powder with Superior Processing and Part Characteristics for Laser Sintering Process

AM Polymer Research GmbH presents its third series material, a polypropylene powder from the ROLASERIT® family. The developed ROLASERIT® PP01OF1 thus makes this important standard plastic available for laser sintering….

Honeycomb structures: from infill to bicycle tires

Although famously known for producing honey, bees are also master wax producers and beekeepers like me will (given the chance) wax lyrical about how ingenious these tiny engineers are in…

M. Holland Invests in 3D Printing, Named Master Distributor for Owens Corning’s XSTRAND Filaments

Late last month at RAPID + TCT in Fort Worth, Texas, Ultimaker announced that it had established collaborative alliances with several global material companies, as part of a program with an aim…

Ultimaker Announces Alliance Partnership Program for Engineering Materials at RAPID

At the Hannover Messe trade fair in Germany today, Ultimaker released an expansion to its professional 3D printer portfolio with the new S5 3D printer – the first desktop machine the…

RAPID + TCT 2018: 3D Printing Materials News from Roboze and EnvisionTEC

The RAPID + TCT event is getting started today in Fort Worth, Texas, and 3DPrint.com is continuing to bring you the latest news from the showroom floor. We’ve been sharing announcements with…

Ultimaker Releases New S5 Professional 3D Printer

Global desktop 3D printing leader Ultimaker has been in the 3D printing business since 2011. The company is well known for its accurate, high-quality 3D printers, and released its Ultimaker 2+…

Filaments.directory Releases Results of 2018 3D Printing Filament Survey

In 2016, Belgium-based 3D printing material platform Filaments.directory released its first global market trend report. This survey was conducted to gain a better understanding of consumers, and their buying habits, in…

3D Printing Business: Inside Fila-Mint

Materials make the difference in 3D printing. A good print ultimately comes down to the a harmonious coming together of materials, hardware, and software. While much of the focus today…

Collaborative Group Using Custom High-Performance Materials to 3D Print a Competitive Sailboat

Additive manufacturing is being put to use more often now in the boat and ship industry – we’ve seen innovations ranging from 3D printed electric yachts and sailboats to hulls…

Guide to Selecting and Buying 3D Printing Filament in 2018

Your priority was likely finding the right 3D printer to match your requirements and budget. But what often gets less attention is the filament you feed through it. After all,…