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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…

Industry Experts Interviews with Alessio Lorusso of Roboze

This is an indepth interview with Alessio Lorusso. He is the CEO and founder of Roboze. He has great insight on his organization as well as the additive manufacturing space as a whole.

Shandong University Researchers Working on Optimal Parameters for 3D Printing PEEK

In their recently published paper, ’Experimental study on parameters of 3D printing process for PEEK materials,’ researchers from Shandong University of Technology conduct experiments regarding the use of PEEK 3D…

Solvay & Stratasys Partnership Joint Materials Roadmap

Stratasys and Solvay today announced a joint materials roadmap which marks a more open materials offering for Stratasys Fortus 900 family of 3D printers. Belgian chemical company Solvay has a…

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ROBOZE XTREME SERIES LANDS IN USA FOR RAPID+TCT IN DETROIT

The new Xtreme series will be shown for the very first time in USA from 20th to 23rd of May during the most important event in North America for 3D…

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INTAMSYS Launches its Customer Applications Enabling Program

In order to better meet the market and the customer’s needs, INTAMSYS, a Shanghai-based leading industrial 3D printer manufacturer, is launching its Customer Applications Enabling Program. Current issues: 1. Customers…

China: Researchers Test Short Carbon Fiber/PEEK Composites in FDM 3D Printing

Chinese researchers are investigating the power of short carbon fibers combined with PEEK, in relation to FDM 3D printing, a method popular with users due to its power, affordability, and…

Victrex to Make Multi-Million Euro Investment In Bond

Collaborations between dynamic industrial companies are not uncommon in the 3D printing world as it allows for everyone to bring forth their specialties—and combine them for further innovation—along with adding…

Solvay Adds PEEK and PPSU 3D Printing Materials to Digimat

Solvay has just added its 10% carbon fiber filled KetaSpire PEEK and Radel polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) materials to Digimat Additive Manufacturing. Digimat is a software package made by e-Xstream engineering that lets users…

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nScrypt Delivers 1 Meter Factory in a Tool to the US Army

Precision Micro-Dispensing and 3D printing manufacturer, nScrypt, based in Orlando, FL, whose bioprinter will travel to the International Space Station in 2019, has delivered a 3Dn-1000 multi-material Factory in a…

PEEK and Aluminium 3D Printed Parts Tested for Use in Ultra High Vacuum Environments

Application of additive manufacturing technology in a vacuum environment has been limited due to the material porosity and additives used in the manufacturing techniques. In a paper entitled “The Use…

MiniFactory Discloses PEKK and PEEK Parts Cost and Quality in Ultra-Polymer 3D Printing

MiniFactory, headquartered in Finland, is known as the producer of hardware for companies interested in 3D printing with polymers; for example, their latest, the miniFactory Ultra 3D printer allows users…

3DGence Introduces ESM-10 Soluble 3D Printing Support Material for PEEK and ABS Models

Polish 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence, a third wave 3D printing company, has just launched a new product that’s really cool: ESM-10 (Engineering Soluble Material), the first soluble support material for…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 17, 2018

Continuing with the week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, or rather formnext 2018 News Briefs, we’ve got more announcements coming from the huge trade fair, which just ended…

INTAMSYS Releases Its FUNMAT PRO 410 to Provide Smart Multiple Functional Materials 3D Printing All-in-one Solutions

Today, during formnext 2018 in Frankfurt in Germany, INTAMSYS has released their FUNMAT PRO 410 3D printer. This printer features smarter design and is multiple functional materials 3D printing all-in-one…

Interview with Solvay’s Brian Alexander About Solvay’s 3D Printing Future

The giants are coming. DSM, SABIC, BASF, DOWDuPont, Eastman, Mitsubishi, Covestro, Evonik, Arkema, Perstorp, Clariant and Solvay have all joined the 3D printing industry. All these companies are making serious…

Roboze to Debut Xtreme 3D Printer Series and New High Performance 3D Printing Materials at formnext

Roboze, a leader in functional 3D printed prototypes produced in industrial materials like PEEK, CarbonPA, and ULTEM AM9085F, manufactures 3D printers that can handle high-performance, high temperature polymers, such as SABIC’s LEXAN…

Minifactory Releases the Minifactory Ultra High Temperature 3D Printer for PEEK and PEI at the TCT Show

Fins have this concept called Sisu. Sisu is a kind of hail mary pass, fatalistic almost, belief in one’s own toughness, resilience and survivability in the face of adversity. It’s…

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Tractus3D To Bring World’s Largest Commercial Delta 3D Printer and PEEK Printer to TCT

Netherlands based Tractus3D is a builder of high quality large-format 3D printers. Tractus3D makes some of the largest 3D printers on offer today. Build tough and made for industrial use…

Electrically Conductive PEEK Composites for FDM 3D Printing

Fused deposition modeling (FDM) is a 3D printing method that can easily meet the requirements for small series industrial manufacturing. However, there aren’t a lot of commercially available materials that…

The New Kumovis High Temperature PEEK Medical Printer Interview and Future Plans

Last year at Formnext I spotted a young team standing around a 3D printer. This team was Kumovis. Kumovis launched a medical high-temperature FDM printer this year. This is a very…

Industrial 3D Printer Buying Guide 2018

Industrial 3D printers are used for manufacturing. Reliability, uptime and repeatability are very important to these systems. The availability of the printer and the throughput are key considerations on whether…

We Need to Open Up This Industry to Deliver the Potential of Additive Manufacturing: A Conversation with Solvay

Solvay has been advancing its presence in the additive manufacturing industry. The company, with a tagline of “asking more from chemistry,” recognizes the importance of 3D printing, as has been a…

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PEEK Knee Brace is Strong, Durable and 3D Printed with Help From INTAMSYS

Humans today may be living longer than ever, but that doesn’t mean that every part of the body stays healthy for 80 or 90 years. The knee, in particular, has…