3D printing polymers

Beyond Prototyping: 3D Printing with XYZPrinting & Stratasys at IMTS 2022

While attending the IMTS 2022 trade show in Chicago, I made a lot of quick stops at booths in the Additive Manufacturing (AM) Pavilion to try and make as many…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 8, 2022: Sales Reps, Robotic 3D Printer, & More

We’re kicking things off with a lot of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as nScrypt has signed new reps in four countries and B9Creations has opened a…

Evonik Reduces CO2 in its 3D Printing Materials

For years, Germany’s Evonik has been one of the largest suppliers of materials for additive manufacturing (AM), reigning supreme in polymers for powder bed fusion (PBF). Among them is its…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 4, 2022

We’re getting busy again for this week’s webinar and event roundup! The Stratasys tour is taking.a break, but the company is still presenting a webinar on the NASA Hunch Program….

Catching Up with Braskem at RAPID + TCT: Expanding Available Additive Materials

During the COVID-19 outbreak, there was one important multinational that jumped into the additive manufacturing (AM) industry without the typical fanfare. This was Braskem (NYSE: BAK), the largest petrochemical company…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: April 10, 2022

This week kicks off with COExperience 2022 by Dassault Systèmes, and Stratasys continues its mobile showroom tour. Plenty of AM industry companies will be at various IME West shows, and…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 15, 2021: New 3D Printers, Business, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a little business first. Then we’ll tell you about two new 3D printers, and then move on to 3D printed homes,…

RAPID + TCT 2021 Day 2: 3D Printing with Inkbit, Farsoon, AON3D, & Raise3D

At the recent RAPID + TCT 2021 in Chicago, I had the opportunity to attend keynote presentations, interview several industry companies, watch an awards ceremony, and walk the show floor….

Filamentive PRO Line Features Filaments for Industrial 3D Printing Applications

UK-based 3D printing filament startup Filamentive, which prides itself on safety and sustainability, has introduced a new portfolio of high-performance polymers, called Filamentive PRO; the filaments in this line are…

SmarTech AM Advisory Service Report Shows 3D Printing Hardware Sales Ready for Growth

Leading additive manufacturing market research, analysis, and consulting firm SmarTech Analysis has published its latest quarterly advisory data services report, which is part of a 3D printing analyst service that…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 9, 2021: SPEE3D & InFocus Laser Systems, Carbon, DMC & DyeMansion, Atomstack

In this weekend’s 3D Printing News Briefs, SPEE3D’s super-fast technology is heading to Brazil thanks to a new reseller agreement, and a former GE Additive executive has been named the…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: December 6, 2020

In this week’s roundup, we’re telling you about a virtual twin symposium, two 3D Systems webinars, and one by Materialise. Women in 3D Printing is continuing its virtual panel series,…

Anisoprint Launches New Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Turnkey Solution

Headquartered in Luxembourg and Russia and founded in 2015, Anisoprint commercialized its own proprietary, science-based version of continuous fiber 3D printing, which it calls composite fiber coextrusion (CFC). The method…

Essentium Works with Magigoo to Launch 3D Printing Accessories

Industrial additive manufacturing solutions provider and 3D printer OEM Essentium Inc. launched its production-ready Essentium High Speed Extrusion (HSE) 3D Printing Platform two years ago, and has lately been focusing…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 11, 2020: 3DEO, Nexa3D, AK Medical

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, 3DEO has won a design competition, and Nexa3D will be demonstrating its expanded line of ultra-fast polymers at this week’s AM Industry Summit. Finally,…

Roboze Opens Munich Office for German 3D Printing Customers

After creating numerous working relationships with German companies interested in using high-performance 3D printing polymers, the Italy-headquartered Roboze has taken the leap to open up a new facility in Munich….

INTAMSYS: First Distributor of New PAEK 3D Printing Filament from Victrex

The world of 3D printing materials alone is vast, wondrous, and inspiring—and it continues to expand in parallel with the exploration and innovation of users who often refuse to accept…

Evonik Opens Center for Plastic 3D Printing in Austin, Texas

Based in Germany, Evonik Industries has been a leader not only in developing specialty chemicals but also in additive manufacturing processes, precipitating the need for yet another new facility in…

Reinforced Plastic 3D Printed Footbridge by DSM and Royal HaskoningDHV to Be Installed 2020

DSM and engineering firm Royal HaskoningDHV will collaborate with the Dutch city of Rotterdam to build a 3D printed circular composite footbridge. I was initially extremely skeptical about fiber reinforced…

Desktop FDM 3D Printing: Tensile Strength of ABS, PC, HIPS, PA and Ninjaflex

Nagendra G. Tanikella, Ben Wittbrodt, and Joshua M. Pearce, all researchers at Michigan Technological University, further explore the area of materials science in the recently published ‘Tensile Strength of Commercial…

FFF 3D Printing at University of Tennessee: Enhancing Macroscopic Properties with Nanoscopic Additives

Dayton Phillip Street recently presented his doctoral dissertation, ‘Enhancing the Macroscopic Properties of Parts Printed via Fused Filament Fabrication by Incorporating Nanoscopic Additives,’ at the University of Tennessee. With a…

US Researchers Provide Holistic Perspective on Extrusion-Based 3D Printing of Personalized Medicine

US researchers continue ongoing research into 3D printed pharmaceuticals, presenting their unique findings in ‘Polymers for Extrusion-Based 3D Printing of Pharmaceuticals: A Holistic Materials-Process Perspective.’ While many have predicted that…

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…

Improving the Strength & Accuracy of 3D Printed Gears

In the recently published ‘Strength and geometry parameters accuracy improvement of 3D printed polymer gears,’ the authors focus on refining strength and precision in FDM 3D printing. Here, rotary motion…