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3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, October 11, 2020

We’ve got another busy week of webinars and virtual events coming your way! Read on to learn more about what’s available this week. Science in the Age of Experience Over…

Live Entrepreneurship & 3D Value Networks: Sustainability in Food packaging

Sustainability is on everybody’s lips and single use plastics does not have a good reputation. When the public perception is that plastic is all bad, it is hard to remind…

Lazy Manufacturing: Making Things Using Less Energy

A friend took a broken part of his old boat out of his pocket.  “Can you fix this?” he asked me. It was a complicated aluminium die-casting from the cold…

Solvay’s Christophe Schramm “We Want to be the Leading Supplier of AM Ready Solutions”

The altogether too youthful Christophe Schramm has headed up Solvay’s 3D printing efforts for the past several years. He’s presided over Solvay’s market entry release of PVDF filament, as well…

Polymers As A Service: More Profits, More Planet?

Plastics are a victim of their success. Easy and inexpensive to make, they have become ubiquitous. Facile to turn into new compounds, to extend through additives or blends, they are…

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Innovative Partnerships Drive 3D Printing Materials Development

Successful adoption of additive manufacturing technologies in mass manufacturing requires close partnerships across hardware, software and materials technologies. In order to unlock 3D printing’s full potential and bring the technology…

Marco Valenzuela of Additive Design Studio Makes an Innovative 3D Printed Pipette

Marco Valenzuela is a designer who specializes in crafting innovative and new 3D printed products. Originally coming from the gaming world, his Additive Design Studio now is focused on using Additive…

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New Polypropylene Powder with Superior Processing and Part Characteristics for Laser Sintering Process

AM Polymer Research GmbH presents its third series material, a polypropylene powder from the ROLASERIT® family. The developed ROLASERIT® PP01OF1 thus makes this important standard plastic available for laser sintering….

3D Printing News Briefs: November 23, 2018

We’re starting with a little business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – Intech confirmed its first order for Additive Industries’ MetalFAB1 3D printer, and Roboze CEO Alessio Lorusso has won…

CIPRES Introducing New Industrial Dyeing Machine for 3D Printed Parts at formnext

In 2004, coloring process service provider CIPRES Technology Systems was founded by Carlos Prestien; two short years later, the German company branched out and began offering serial production of SLS 3D printed…

Can Adding Wood Powder and Lubricant Make PLA 3D Printing Materials Stronger and More Flexible?

Plastic is the least expensive, most used 3D printing material out there – as an example, right now on my desk, I have seven little animal figurines, and one tiny…

imec Saves Time and Money with New 3D Printed Chip Cooling Solution

One of the world’s top research and innovation hubs in nanoelectronics and digital technologies is imec, headquartered in Leuven, Belgium with additional offices in Japan and India and distributed R&D groups in…

Collaborative Research Team Develops Bioresin for DLP 3D Printing for Synthesizing Tissue

In typical biofabrication and 3D bioprinting methods, layers of cell-laden hydrogel structures called bioinks are extruded to build functioning biological tissues. But using bioresins laden with cells, instead of bioinks, for lithography bioprinting…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 2, 2018

We’ve got a lot of business announcements for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs, plus some news about software and materials, so let’s dive right in. First, BASF 3D…

Funding Granted to French Medical Device Startup to Industrialize 3D Printable Tissue Reconstruction Polymer Platform

Medical device startup Gecko Biomedical, headquartered in Paris, France, is working on an exclusive platform of innovative, synthetic polymer solutions in the area of tissue reconstruction. The company is dedicated to…

The Changing Landscape of Additive Manufacturing Materials: Academia Looks Ahead

The additive manufacturing industry is changing so quickly that sometimes it seems that if you blink you’ll miss at least three major developments. Fortunately, those working at the forefront of…

New 3D Printing Technique Makes Complex Ceramics for Spaceships

When I was a kid, I would visit my great-grandmother’s apartment on Park Avenue in New York City. She had traveled the world and brought back vases, plates, and dolls…

Goldilocks Principle: Researchers Explore New Particle Manipulation Technique for 3D Printing

The Goldilocks Principle is a concept that can be applied to a number of different situations, and today, it’s making headlines to the contrary in regards to how enhancing microscopic…