PLA: The Effects of Annealing & Autoclaving on Mechanical Behavior of Desktop FDM Parts

Researchers from the University of California delve into a very important area of 3D printing for the medical field, experimenting with how sterilization processes affect materials. They released their findings…

Safety Suggestions for 3D Printing Medical Parts at Home: FDM Polymers

This does not constitute medical advice or indeed is meant to convey any particular indication that it would be safe to print medical parts at home. In a moment bereft…

Sabic’s Keith Cox “the next step is the identification of additional industries not using additive now”

Sabic has been involved in 3D printing for a long time supplying materials such as their Ultem PEI material that is used extensively in aerospace. Lately, the company has also…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 12, 209

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking a little business, then moving on to some medical news. Volkswagen has achieved a major metal 3D printing milestone with HP, and…