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3D Printing

3D printing has already proven its worth in the plastic industry and grows further in terms of innovative processes, use of tricky polymers and different temperature ranges. The new methods and material are helping in developing plastic parts or objects cost-efficiently and rapidly.

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Dec 3, 2021 | Industry News

Researchers Explore 3D Printing of Wind Turbine Blades with Improved Recyclability

A team of National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers are furthering their revolutionary combination of recyclable thermoplastics and additive manufacturing to manufacture advanced wind...

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Dec 1, 2021 | Product News

Sartomer’s New Ultra-low Loss UV Curable Resins for Advanced Electronics

Sartomer offers new ultra-low loss materials with varied viscosities for radio frequency (RF) applications. These materials are ideal for 3D printing and advanced electronic applications...

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Nov 29, 2021 | Industry News

New 3D Printing Standards to Help SMEs Develop AM Parts Cost-effectively

New standards have been rolled out by the Singapore Standards Council and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) at Singapore Expo to drive more companies, especially start-ups and small and medium-sized...

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Nov 19, 2021 | Industry News

ARBURG Brings Additive Manufacturing Activities Under One Roof with New Subsidiary

ARBURG has founded a new subsidiary: ARBURGadditive. Also based in Lossburg, it will house all of the company's activities related to additive manufacturing. The Managing Director will be Dr Victor...

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Nov 17, 2021 | Industry News

Covestro and voxeljet to Develop Material-machine Combination for Large Scale AM

Covestro and voxeljet are collaborating to develop a material-machine combination for economic large series additive manufacturing. With High Speed Sintering (HSS), voxeljet combines the advantages...

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Nov 17, 2021 | Industry News

Arkema and ALM to Advance Certified Carbon Neutral PA11 Powder Production

Advanced Laser Materials (ALM), an EOS company has announced the commercialization of advanced polyamide 11 powder solutions that are not just bio-based but are also certified as carbon neutral as a...

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Nov 16, 2021 | Product News

Covestro Introduces Four Materials for Multiple 3DP Applications at Formnext 2021

Covestro introduces four new materials spanning different 3D printing technologies, including a soluble support material for Fused Deposition Modeling and Fused Filament Fabrication (FDM/FFF), a...

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Nov 15, 2021 | Industry News

Henkel and Nexa3D Sign Material Development Agreement for Functional Polymers

Henkel and Nexa3D announces the signing of a new material development agreement. This agreement builds upon the companies’ partnership and deepens their joint commitment to advancing the...

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Nov 11, 2021 | Industry News

Solvay and 9T Labs Collaborate to Bring CFRP Parts to Mass Production

Solvay is working with 9TLabs to help bring additively manufactured carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) parts to mass production...

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Nov 2, 2021 | Industry News

New 4D Printing Technique for Heat Shrinkable Printed Objects

A team of researchers at Fraunhofer CPM is significantly expanding the benefits by producing printed objects using so-called 4D printing. The newly developed 4D printing technology allows printed...

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