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…
Slovak Republic: New Printhead for 3D Printing & Recycling Using Robot Arms
In ‘Design of the 3D Printhead with Extruder for the Implementation of 3D Printing from Plastic and Recycling by Industrial Robot,’ authors Martin Pollák, Jakub Kaščak, Monika Telišková, and Jozef…
Project PLA Makes Recycling & Composting a Reality in the US for 3D Printing Users
As the ongoing need for and conversation about recycling and saving the environment from plastic trash continues, the concern has expanded to the 3D printing industry—and especially since polymers are…
Interview with Sarah O’Sell on the Circular Economy
This is an interview with Sarah O’Sell. She brings a lot of relevant info to this interview in terms of sustainability and fashion.
Recycled HDPE Sandwich Composite Materials for Casting Using FDM 3D Printing
In ‘Recycled HDPE reinforced Al2O3 and SiC three dimensional printed patterns for sandwich composite material,’ authors Narinder Singh, Rupinder Singh, Ranvijay Kumar, and IPS Ahuja explore new ways to create…
3D Printing and the Circular Economy Part 6: CNC Machining
This is a brief article based on the differences between 3D printing and CNC machining in terms of waste. This part 6 of this series on the circular economy.
3D Printing News Briefs: June 27, 2019
In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a couple of stories from the recent Paris Air Show: TUSAS Engine Industries has invested in GE Additive technology, and ARMOR explained…
3D Printing & the Circular Economy Part 3: Injection Molding
This is an article focused on the differences between additive manufacturing versus injection molding processes. It is important to take a holistic approach to what is sustainable within the circular economy in a variety of manners.
Interview with James Nordstrom of 3DPrintClean
This is an interview with James Nordstrom, the founder of 3DPrintClean. We talk about the various safety concerns that consumers should think about in terms of 3D Printers as well as sustainability for people in terms of health and environmental safety.