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What additive manufacturing material for which AM technology? There is a host of additive manufacturing materials out there and the process of joining materials to make parts from 3D model data looks like a story that never ends.

Evonik launches new photopolymer for DLP 3D printing

Specialty chemicals producer Evonik Industries continues to extend its portfolio of 3D printing materials; this time with a 3D printing resin designed for manufacturing tough, ductile, flame-retardant parts. Called INFINAM® FR 4100L, the new material...

Incus expands its material portfolio with 99.9% pure copper

Incus, the company behind lithography-based metal manufacturing (LMM) has announced the progression of 99,9% pure copper material to the production stage. The Austrian company first collaborated with collaborated on copper development, and is now...

Fictiv bets on ChatGPT to help engineers assess (3D printing) material options

For those who work with 3D printing, it is no secret that it’s a true nightmare to navigate the different material options available for an application. As you may know, for a single design,...

The Industry and Sulapac join forces to provide bio-based, recyclable 3D printing materials

The Industry Sweden AB, a 3D printer manufacturer that develops FGF systems (fused granule fabrication), now provides its customers with patented bio-based and recyclable Sulapac materials. Helsinki-based material producer Sulapac has developed materials that are made up...

New test confirms binder jetting can be used to 3D print recyclable residual materials from the construction industry

In collaboration with Parastruct GmbH, a company that specializes in converting mineral and biogenic waste streams into circular materials and components, 3D printer manufacturer voxeljet used its Binder Jetting 3D printing technology to process...

The Materials Processing Institute to develop an AI tool that will enable the production of 3D-printed parts while saving costs

Together with software provider AMFG and provider of material and process validation services Additive Manufacturing Solutions Ltd,  the Materials Processing Institute will develop an artificial intelligence tool that could lead to greater efficiencies within...

Acerinox boosts VDM Metals’ powder production with a €67M investment

The investment will enable the step-by-step expansion of capacities for strip, rod, wire and powder in the coming years. VDM Metals, a German producer of metallic powders for Additive Manufacturing, recently secured 67 million euros...

Avantama processes high-performance quantum dot (QD) ink using Scrona’s EHD inkjet printing

Remember Scrona AG, that AM startup from Switzerland that snagged a Guinness World Record for the “smallest inkjet-printed color image” in 2015? That same company secured $9.6M in 2022 to further develop ultra-precise electronics...

Russell Finex introduces a new powder handling solution for metal 3D-printed parts

Russel Finex, a company that specializes in the design and manufacture of vibratory sieves, separators, ultrasonic mesh debinding systems and liquid filters, has introduced an upgraded version of its powder handling solution. Called AMPro® Sieve...

It’s possible to use iron-silicon powder for 3D printing components for electrical motors

Elkem, one of the main providers of advanced silicon-based materials, has developed a new specialized iron silicon powder, which may allow 3D printing of components for electrical motors. The development was made as part of...