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Polymaker and Covestro Make 3D Printing Filament from Water Bottles

3D printing filament firm Polymaker is working with Covestro to make Polymaker PC-r, a recycled polycarbonate. The polycarbonate is sourced from huge 19-liter bottles made by Nongfu Spring. These bottles…

Covestro Turns Trash into Material for Pellet 3D Printing

Made from 100% post-consumer plastic waste, Covestro’s first 3D printing material offers manufacturers structural performance with a lower carbon footprint than virgin material. Developed by the additive manufacturing business recently…

Covestro TPU Used to Make 3D Printed Insoles

3D printed orthotics are not new to our industry, but this particular project is. Using Create it REAL‘s software suite and Covestro Addigy FPU 79A thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), as well…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 13, 2021: Jilin University, University of Alberta & Royal Military Academy, voxeljet, Google ATAP

We’ve got more research and 3D printed products to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, so read on for the details! 3D Bioprinting Tissue & Organoids for…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: November 29, 2020

While there are no more webinars for the month of November, we have plenty coming up this week when it switches to December. Topics including 3D software updates, cloud-based solutions,…

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Covestro Buys DSM Additive Manufacturing: Analysis and Implications for 3D Printing

German materials company Covestro has acquired DSM Functional Materials for €1.6 billion, of which DSM aims ultimately to receive €1.4 billion net. The purchase includes the following: “DSM’s Resins &…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 6, 2019

We’ve got lots of material news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with a Material Development Kit from RPS. Polymaker and Covestro are releasing three new materials…

Polymaker and Covestro Team Up to Introduce New Advanced 3D Printing Materials

Shanghai-based Polymaker, which develops and manufactures engineering-grade 3D printing materials, launched its Polymaker Industrial product family at the TCT Asia show this spring, the same week that advanced polymer developer…

Polymaker Improves The Polysher for Smoother 3D Printed Surfaces

Polymaker burst on the scene in 2012 as a company dedicated to creating high quality materials for use in desktop 3D printers. They quickly became known for their PolyMax, PolyFlex,…

It’s a Big Week for 3D Printing Materials at RAPID 2017 and Around the World

We’ve been racing to keep up with the announcements rolling out of the RAPID + TCT show this week, as companies introduce new 3D printers, partnerships, software, and much more….

German Researchers Create 3D Printed Insoles for Diabetes Patients with Neuropathy

You may have been fortunate enough not to have experienced the challenge of diabetes yourself, but chances are you know someone with this widespread disease and have witnessed at least…

A World of Polymers: Covestro Covers All the Material Bases for 3D Printing

Covestro is in the business of improving products–and processes–in industries around the globe. As one of the leading developers of high-tech polymers, their focus in bringing those materials to the world…

Polymaker and Covestro Introduce Polycarbonate-Based 3D Printing Filament PC-Plus and PC-Max

Since the 1950s one of the world’s most widely used thermoplastics has been polycarbonate because it is strong, rigid and easy to heatform. It is used in industrial applications as…