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This Channel aims to give technical solutions to optimize your cost and the efficiency of your Rapid Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping solutions. Rapid prototyping and Rapid Manufacturing processes include selective laser sintering (SLS), stereolithography (SLA), fused deposition modeling (FDM), 3-dimensional printing (3DP), and laminated object manufacturing (LOM). Compared to other rapid manufacturing methods, Selective Laser Sintering can produce parts from a relatively wide range of commercially available powder materials, including polymers (nylon, also glass-filled or with other fillers, and polystyrene). While it began as a way to build prototype parts early in the design cycle, Selective Laser Sintering is increasingly being used in limited run manufacturing to produce end-use parts (rapid manufacturing). 

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Oct 28, 2016 | Industry News

Call for Entries by Stratasys for 2017’s Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

Stratasys Ltd. has recently announced it is officially kicking off the 13th Annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge with a formal call for entries. 2017’s this 3D printing contest is fully...

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Oct 24, 2016 | Industry News

WACKER Awards New 3D Printing Technique for Silicone Rubber Parts Production

WACKER has recently conferred “Alexander Wacker Innovation Award” on researchers for their development of new 3D printing tech. to produce silicone rubber parts for automotive, medical and aerospace...

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Oct 13, 2016 | Industry News

PolyOne/Merck KGaA Partnership: 3D Surface Imagery via IM3DTechnology at K 2016

PolyOne has collaborated with Merck KGaA to launch IM3D, a new technology enabling manufacturers to realize extraordinary 3D imagery on packaging and consumer electronics. With IM3D technology...

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Oct 12, 2016 | Product News

TOPAS Cyclic Olefin Copolymer-based Dolomite’s 3D Fluidic Printer at K 2016

Dolomite has unveiled its unique Fluidic Factory, the first commercially available 3D printer for sealed microfluidic medical devices which utilizes 92% clear cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) from...

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Oct 7, 2016 | Industry News

Stratasys with threeASFOUR Launched 3D Printed Dress at New York Fashion Week

Stratasys, Ltd. in collaboration with threeASFOUR and New York-based designer Travis Fitch - debuted one of the designers' most elaborate and intricate 3D printed dresses during New York Fashion...

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Oct 25, 2016 | Industry News

Solvay Announces Headship in Aligning Engineering Plastics with 3D Printing at K 2016

At K 2016, Solvay declares it’s committed of taking a leadership role in aligning its polymers & engineering plastics with 3D printing trends for metal-replacing solutions for transport industry...

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Oct 19, 2016 | Product News

New Eco-friendly Thermoplastic for 3D Printing by SK Chemicals at K 2016

At this year’s triennial K show, SK Chemicals is highlighting its wide range of thermoplastic as well as bio-based plastic products for 3D printing, electrical/electronics, appliance, cosmetics, and...

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Nov 4, 2016 | Article

K 2016 Review: New Materials & Innovations in 3D Printing

By Sreeparna Das

Not to be ignored is the growing role of additive manufacturing i.e. 3D Printing in plastics industry. The strengths this technology has to offer are several, which include:...

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Oct 10, 2016 | Product News

CRP Technology Launches PA-based Material for Professional 3D Printing

CRP Technology launches Windform® FX BLACK, the new material within the Windform family of materials for professional 3D Printing. Windform® FX BLACK is a new generation polyamide-based material...

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Oct 3, 2016 | Industry News

IKV to Show Automation Potential of 3D Printing for Plastic Products at K 2016

With the concept for hybrid production, IKV will present the automation potential of additive manufacturing (3D printing) for plastic products at K 2016. Hybrid system combines the advantages of the...

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