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FDM 3D Printing with Composites: Preparing & Evaluating GPET/PC Blends

The role of composites continues to grow for 3D printing users engaged in a wide range of projects. In ‘Development of Thermal Resistant FDM Printed Blends. The Preparation of GPET/PC…

Novel Retroflective Fibers Made Through 3D Printing

In ‘Fabrication and measurement of 3D printed retroflective fibers,’ authors Michael Ghebrebrhan, Gabriel Z. J. Loke, and Yoel Fink are engaged in studying novel materials for additive manufacturing processes. With…

Creatz3D Case Study Shows How 3D Printing Improved Design of Multi-Axis Suction EOAT Robot

3D printing solutions provider Creatz3D, which operates in Singapore and Vietnam, was founded in 2012 and works to bring awareness to the fact that 3D printing adoption needs to be accelerated…

Massachusetts Researchers Develop In-Line Rheometer for FDM 3D Printing

Rheology is the study of the flow of matter, and the flow rate of 3D printing materials is fairly important when it comes to the final print. According to a…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 26, 2018

We have plenty of business, material, and 3D printer news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. 3D printing led to increased savings for GM over the…

Drum Roll, Please…Designer Creates 3D Printed, Open Source Prosthetic for Amputee Drummer

In high school, college, and for a few years as an adult in a local community band, I played percussion. I was mostly on mallet instruments, such as the chimes,…

Xometry Goes Off the Wall in 3D Printing Materials Experiment to Test Durability

Xometry, an on-demand manufacturing and 3D printing service provider founded in 2014, is advancing manufacturing in the US with its proprietary machine learning-based software platform. This platform, which offers multiple on-demand…

Polymaker and INTAMSYS Partner to Integrate 3D Printers and Engineering Materials for Customers

Polymaker, headquartered in Shanghai, is dedicated to developing new and functional materials for the 3D printing industry. The company, with offices in the US, Japan, and the Netherlands, aims to…

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Stratasys Releases Free White Paper on Using FDM 3D Printing to Make Thermoforming Tools

One of the most well-known companies in the 3D printing industry, Stratasys, can call itself a leader for good reason – the company definitely knows what it’s talking about in…

SABIC Sees Unique Materials Driving Growth in 3D Printing

As hardware and software continue to develop apace in additive manufacturing, some of the greatest potential for the future of 3D printing technologies can be seen a step back in…

SABIC Showcases New THERMOCOMP AM Compounds and 3D Printed Yacht Hull at formnext

Global chemical company SABIC, headquartered in Saudi Arabia, unveiled a dizzying amount of new materials at the RAPID + TCT show in May, reaffirming its strong commitment to the 3D…

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Filamentive’s New bioPC 3D Printer Filament Offers Safety, Performance and Printability

The presence of PA 12, Nylon and ULTEM in the top 10 most used materials section of the latest 3DHubs trends report clearly demonstrates a growing demand for high performance,…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 11, 2017

We’re talking a lot of business here in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – everything from an important new hire and ISO certification to a partnership and a webinar series,…

SUTD Professors Unveil Mesh-Like 3D Printed Light Art Installation in Singapore

Just as 3D printing technology can be used to construct bridges, houses, and office buildings, it can also be used to construct artistic sculptures. Thanks to its ability to create custom,…

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AON3D Introduces the AON-M Industrial 3D Printer: High-Performance Thermoplastics at Low Cost

We’ve been talking a lot about Kickstarter campaigns lately. We’ve seen some amazingly successful ones, and then a few others that have been…a bit less successful. AON3D’s 2015 Kickstarter, which…

The 3D Printing Materials Market is Expected to Expand Significantly in the Next Four Years

Conventional wisdom would suggest that the 3D printing materials market is going to be directly tied to the 3D printing hardware market. As the rate of 3D printers sold every…

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…