selective laser sintering

Using Supraparticles to More Tightly Control Powders in SLS 3D Printing

German researchers continue current trends in research and development of composites, studying how to make materials with stronger mechanical properties, and experimenting with techniques for improved fabrication of stable structures….

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…

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XYZprinting’s SLS Technology Helps Validate Prototypes Faster

XYZprinting Inc. now offers highly competitive print-for-pay solutions from its California offices for customers looking for one to 1,000 selective laser sintering (SLS) PA-12 nylon parts. When global industrial engineering…

Sinterit Releases Three Accessories for its Low-Cost SLS Systems

Sinterit, a Polish manufacturer of low-cost selective laser sintering (SLS) systems, is releasing several accessories for managing SLS prints: a vacuum, a sandblaster, and a platform. These tools are meant…

EOS Buys 3D Printing Startup Vulcan Labs: Analysis and Comment

German firm EOS has acquired Vulcan labs and will integrate the startup into its Pflugerville operations to work on the Integra P 400. This brings aboard a very experienced team of people…

Austrian Vocational School Using Sintratec’s SLS 3D Printing for Classroom Projects and Spare Parts

The Higher Technical Federal Teaching and Research Institute Dornbirn (HTL Dornbirn), or Höhere Technische Bundeslehr- und Versuchsanstalt Dornbirn in its native Austrian, is a vocational school for adolescents from the ages…

Studying Thermosets for Use in Selective Laser Sintering

Selective laser sintering, or SLS, is a popular 3D printing process for good reason. It has a number of benefits: parts can be produced with virtually unlimited geometry, and supports…

EOS Launches the Integra P400 High Yield Industrial 3D Printer for Manufacturing

EOS is a German firm that does most of its development in Krailling Germany. A few years ago however it acquired ALM a US-based manufacturer of custom selective laser sintering…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 31, 2018

Happy Halloween, fair readers! We’re giving you a treat today instead of a trick – our latest edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. First up, Materialise has completed a mammoth…

Researchers Prepare Silicon Carbide-Polymer Composite Materials for SLS 3D Printing

Silicon carbide, or SiC, has a lot of potential for use in industrial applications, like aeronautic and aerospace engineering, the automotive industry, and the machinery industry, due to its excellent physical…

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…

Tundra-M Drone Prototype Flies High Thanks to CRP Technology’s 3D Printing and Windform Materials

Italy-based CRP Technology, part of the larger CRP Group, has used its versatile Windform composite materials and SLS 3D printing technology to manufacture everything from masks and golf drivers to motorcycle…

CRP Group Uses SLS 3D Printing and Windform Materials to Make Energica Motorcycle Components

The 3D printed Energica Ego electric motorcycle debuted in 2016 by CRP Group subsidiary Energica. The Italian company uses CRP’s advanced, high performance Windform materials to 3D print the components for the motorcycle, which…

3D Printed NIRI Grips Make Mountain Biking Painless

Riding a bike is fun, but it can be uncomfortable at times, especially when biking over rough terrain. When you hit a bump, a jolt is sent through your hands…

AFRL Researchers Successfully 3D Print High-Temperature, Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composite Parts

Together with researchers from the University of Louisville and NASA’s Glenn Research Center, the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) are looking into high-temperature polymer 3D…

FabRx Examines SLS 3D Printing for Novel Solid Dosage Pills with Accelerated Drug Release Properties

3D printing is allowing researchers to make enormous impacts in the medical field with a spectacular new array of diagnostic devices, implants, models, and more. With the ability to make…

Daimler Trucks North America Pilots Program for 3D Printed Spare Parts

Automotive manufacturer Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, is no stranger to 3D printing – its commercial vehicles segment has fully integrated the technology into its development process and series production workflow….

3D Printing News Briefs: November 17, 2017

We’re starting off with the business end of things in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some software news, a 3D printing handbook, and a new 3D printing material….

Now On Kickstarter: Natural Robotics’ Desktop SLS 3D Printer and the Latest Zimpure 3D Printer Filtering Solution

Crowdfunding campaigns are a great and very popular way to raise funds for new technologies, projects, and products. One of the top sites for these campaigns is Kickstarter, and as we…

SLS 3D Printing Leads to Better Augmented Reality Glasses

Augmented reality has, believe it or not, been around since 1968, although it didn’t start making significant progress until the 21st century. Many people think of augmented reality, or AR,…

Low Cost Selective Laser Sintering: The Innovator’s Dilemma in Powder?

Selective Laser Sintering is also called powder bed fusion and SLS. The SLS process sees a bed of polymer powder selectively sintered by a laser. A new layer is applied…

Major Metal 3D Printing Developments and the R&D Tax Credit

Recent technological developments and industry trends are greatly bolstering the value of 3D metal printing. Metal product designers and fabricators need to be aware of where the metal printing industry…

FabRx Turns to SLS 3D Printing Technology for More Effective Customized Medicine Production

3D printed pills are still something that make a lot of people raise their eyebrows; compared to other medical applications, they’re not quite as common or well-known yet. There are…

Thyssenkrupp Opens New TechCenter Additive Manufacturing in Germany

Earlier this year, German industrial company thyssenkrupp announced its intention to open a new facility dedicated entirely to 3D printing. The announcement was made in April, and the company stated that…