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3D Printing News Briefs, September 12, 2020: DSM, MakerOS, Evolve Additive Solutions, & Print Parts Inc.

3D Printing News Briefs runs the gamut today from materials and software to business. First, DSM is announcing a new food-safe 3D printing material, and MakerOS has a new software…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 5, 2020: Titan Robotics & Braskem, 3DPRINTUK

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs is about materials and a 3D printed version of a real building. Titan Robotics and Braskem are partnering up to offer new solutions in 3D…

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HP Announces Release of Polypropylene for MJF and More

HP’s interim head of 3D Printing, Ramon Pastor, announced in a press conference that the company was “doubling down on driving adoption for 3D printing.” He called the COVID crisis…

Reducing Warpage in 3D Printing Polypropylene (PP)

As authors Martin Spoerk, Clemens Holzer, and Joamin Gonzalez-Gutierrez perform research from Montanuniversitaet Leoben, they outline improvements for material extrusion‐based additive manufacturing (ME‐AM/FDM/FFF) using polypropylene (PP). Details of their work…

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AM POLYMERS GmbH: New Polypropylene ROLASERIT PP03O for Laser Sintering with 200 % Elongation at Break and Other New Materials

AM POLYMERS GmbH expands its powder portfolio for laser sintering with a new polypropylene powder. In contrast to most of the materials on the market, the material has exceptionally high…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 14, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, everything is new, new, new! Carbon is announcing a new RPU 130 material, and STERNE Elastomere introduces its antimicrobial silicone 3D printing. Protolabs launches…

Testing the Properties of Fiber-Reinforced Geopolymer 3D Printing Material

In a paper entitled “Effect of Polypropylene Fibre Addition on Properties of Geopolymers Made by 3D Printing for Digital Construction,” a group of researchers investigates the effect of polypropylene (PP)…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 13, 2018

We should really call today’s 3D Printing News Briefs the formnext 2018 Briefs, as announcements from the show are numerous this week. EnvisionTEC, XYZprinting, BASF, and DSM all introduced new…

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…

Technical Possibilities for Making 3D Printed Engineering Components Based on Reused Polypropylene

From bacteria and metamaterials to shape-shifting and support-free, the innovative researchers at TU Delft have worked with a wide variety of 3D printing materials over the years. Now, their focus…

LEHVOSS Group Reveals New 3D Printing Plastics to be Showcased at formnext and Fakuma

The LEHVOSS Group, which operates under the management of parent company Lehmann&Voss&Co., is comprised of several chemical companies that develop, make, and market special materials for a variety of industrial…

Two Dutch Material Companies Release Unique New 3D Printing Filaments

Dutch 3D printing materials manufacturer Formfutura is well known for its many unique materials, which run the gamut from wood and cork to stone and carbon fiber. The company has…

Ultimaker Enhances the Ultimaker 3 and 2+ 3D Printers with Several New Products

It’s been less than a year since Ultimaker introduced the new Ultimaker 3, the latest version of their ultra-popular desktop 3D printer series. The hasn’t disappointed, it seems – like…

3D Printing in the Lab: University of Helsinki Researchers Create Polypropylene Microreactor

When it comes to creative uses of 3D printing, we usually think of art right away – but artists aren’t the only ones capable of thinking creatively and translating that…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 4, 2017

In this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about new machines, a new material, a strategic investment, and an increase to a technology grant program. Peopoly…

Swiss Chemical Company Uses 3D Printing for Catalyst R&D, Seeks to Expand North American Footprint

According to reports released by Research & Markets, North America has been at the forefront of the 3D printing industry, which makes sense, considering that the first 3D printer was…

Leapfrog Bolt 3D Printer Successfully Prints Using Verbatim’s Plastic Polypropylene Filament

3D printer manufacturer Leapfrog, known for its Creatr line of 3D printers, introduced its latest desktop 3D printer, the Leapfrog Bolt, just a few months ago. The Bolt has a built-in camera, an…

Mayo Clinic Researchers Design 3D Printed Bioabsorbable Scaffold to Help Reconstruct ACL Ligaments and Deliver Time-Released Protein

Whenever I hear someone talk about the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, I know the discussion will gear towards extremely innovative medical procedures, research, and surgical tactics. According to the most…

Formlabs Introduces Newly Reformulated Durable 3D Printing Resin, in the Engineering Materials Family

It seems like every other day, we’re hearing about 3D printer manufacturer Formlabs and its impressive collection of 3D printing resins, designed for applications ranging from dental to jewelry casting to manufacturing….

Airwolf 3D Releases New Wolfbite ULTRA Bed Adhesion Solution Formulated for Polypropylene

California-based Airwolf 3D made a big announcement today, regarding a common 3D printing materials problem. Polypropylene is incredibly durable and cost effective, so it’s used often for automotive and other…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — December 3, 2016

On this week’s edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got a fresh stack of 3D printing industry news from all over the world. For starters, the United…

OmniDynamics Seeks Funding for Strooder Desktop Filament Maker

One of the most amazing things about 3D printing is that it is a disruptive technology. It is an alternative to mass manufacturing, allowing designers, inventors and makers the opportunity…

3D Brooklyn Releases New Recycled Filament Made from Potato Chip Bags

Potato chips are a guilty pleasure for a lot of people. I hardly ever buy them, in keeping with my philosophy of “if you eat healthy at home, you can…