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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.

Henkel adds new solution for post-sterilization durability to its portfolio of medical 3D printing resins

Material producer Henkel has introduced the Loctite 3D MED3394 solution. Available within its portfolio of medical-grade resins for 3D printing, the resin would represent an advancement for its robust resistance against sterilization methods that...

Farsoon introduces new high-performance material for its “Flight” fiber laser PBF technology

OEM Farsoon has added a high-performance carbon-fiber reinforced PA6 material FS6130CF-F to its portfolio. Ideal for applications requiring heat resistance, strength, rigidity, modulus, and impact performance, the material stands out from the crowd due to...

3D bioprinting: BIO INX unveils biodegradable and biocompatible resin with shape memory properties

BIO INX, a company that specializes in bioink technologies, has developed DEGRES INX, a biodegradable resin with shape memory properties. This material can be deformed into a temporary shape after 3D printing and returns...

Download the May/June 2024 edition of 3D ADEPT Mag

This new edition of 3D ADEPT Mag is a reminder that sometimes, real-life principles can unconsciously be applied to manufacturing concepts. Some people often seek drastic changes or new beginnings, believing that only the...

Axjo unveils 3D printing filament spools from 100% recycled plastic.

Axjo, a manufacturer of drums, spools and reels made of green polymer compounds, introduces a new set of filament spools that are compatible with winding machines. Made from 100% recycled material, the material used during...

Xenia® Materials launches PVDF-based compounds for 3D printing pellet-fed applications

Xenia® Materials, a newcomer in the AM materials segment, has announced the launch of PVDF-based compounds for 3D printing pellet-fed applications. The global developer of carbon fiber-reinforced polymers explains these materials will ensure the...

Using composites to replace metal parts in Additive Manufacturing: when and how?

Metal 3D printing has proven so many times its efficiency across applications that it’s almost always mentioned as the route to go in demanding applications. One key limitation experts often deplore is its expensive...

ORNL researchers 3D print defect-free tungsten parts

Remember when I told you that tungsten’s hardness and extremely high melting point have always made it difficult to process via additive manufacturing technologies?  Add to that the fact that the development of defects...

The use of aluminum in Additive Manufacturing: challenges and opportunities

Metal Additive Manufacturing applications are filled with examples that involve the use of titanium, Inconel and recently, pure copper. As we are exploring the next phase of growth of this segment, we need to...

Ecogensus, the latest newcomer to join the AM industry, launches sustainable plastic substitutes

Ecogensus, a global sustainable resources company, taps into billions of unused resources with the development of materials derived from mixed wastes. Engineered for a wide variety of applications, including consumer goods, industrial products, and construction...

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