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Sinterit Launches Polypropylene (PP) Powder for Compact SLS 3D Printing

In the fall of 2020, Polish desktop SLS 3D printing company Sinterit introduced PA11 ESD, the seventh material in its powder portfolio. Sinterit is a firm believer in the necessity…

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Uniformity Labs Raises $38M for Possible Breakthrough in Metal 3D Printing Powders

3D printing company Uniformity Labs has just announced that it has raised $38.35 million in a Series B fundraiser. IP Group and Orion Resource Partners participated, but it is unclear…

3DPOD Episode 47: Metal Powders Deep Dive with Carpenter Additive’s Ben Ferrar

An often little understood key element of the 3D printing equation is powder. Powdered metal is the material in powder bed fusion and binder jet systems. We write, read, and…

Molyworks Turns Scrap Metal into Metal 3D Printing Powder

Molyworks is one of my favorite 3D printing startups. The company has huge potential with its containerized atomization machine, which convert scrap metal into 3D printing powder. This was underscored…

Sinterit Achieves 26% Powder Refresh Ratio for SLS 3D Printing Material

Desktop selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printing firm Sinterit, manufacturer of the Lisa series, knows that there are plenty of people out there who think that SLS is a costly…

PolarOnyx Researchers Use Mixed Powders and Laser 3D Printing to Make Radial Collimators

A collimator is a device that narrows a beam of particles or waves, and radial collimators can oscillate several degrees at a sample position. That’s why neutron collimators are used…

NTU Singapore: Robotic Post-Processing System Removes Residual Powder from 3D Printed Parts

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore wrote a paper, titled “Development of a Robotic System for Automated Decaking of 3D-Printed Parts,” about their work attempting to circumvent a significant…

AMS 2020: 3D Printing Metals II Keynote by Craig Sungail, Global Advanced Metals

The final keynote presentation at our recent Additive Manufacturing Strategies, held in Boston and co-hosted by SmarTech Analysis, was given by Craig Sungail, the Vice President of Global Research and…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 25, 2019

We’re finishing the week out with some more formnext news for 3D Printing News Briefs: Poly-Shape presented a metal 3D printed Francis Turbine at the event. Moving on, Etihad Engineering…

New 3D Printing Resin Made with Nanodiamond Powder

Nanodiamonds are diamond particles produced by explosions, and are very thermally conductive. Nanodiamond powder is made up of non-toxic diamond nanoparticles, with a large surface, that are about 5 nm…

Researchers Use Seashell and Plaster Powder in Binder Jet 3D Printing Experiments

It is inevitable that on a trip to the ocean, I will pick up and admire some seashells from the beach and contemplate bringing them home to display in a…

Interview with Matthias Schmidt-Lehr of Metal 3D Printing Consultancy Ampower

Matthias Schmidt-Lehr of Ampower is a 3D printing consultant with deep experience in manufacturing for 3D printing. He’s worked for technology development institute Laser Zentrum Nord (Fraunhofer IAPT), its manufacturing…

Interview with Kai Witter Looking at the Business Case for DyeMansion Depowdering and Dyeing Powder Bed Fusion Parts

From file to software to machine to finished part takes a design along a path through many different vendors, formats, processes, and interactions. We as an industry are trying to…

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…

Oerlikon and RUAG Ink Space Deal while Additive Industries and LPW do the same

Mayday, Farnborough, we’re running out of champagne. If you’re slowly but surely getting the impression that a lot of deals are being signed at the Farnborough Airshow, you would be…