Category Archives: Apium Additive Technologies

Apium partners with Purpose AM to create new filament dryer

High performance 3D printing materials specialist, Apium Additive Technologies, has partnered with extrusion technology firm, Purpose AM Systems, to launch the Apium Filament Dryer. The dryer is designed to reduce unwanted moisture in filaments, which can cause poor print quality and significantly affect the 3D printing process. Pinar Karakas, Head of Marketing and Quality Management […]

The best medical, dental and healthcare applications of 3D printing 2018

With the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards only a few weeks away, we take a look at what our readers consider the best medical, dental and healthcare applications of 3D printing. Make your vote for these, or another application, on the voting form now. Digital dentistry, disruptive technology and functional materials Medical, dental and healthcare […]

BigRep and BASF securing strategic agreement, deepens connection with 3D printing industry

BigRep, large format 3D printing specialists, and BASF, a global materials company will develop industrial 3D printing materials for BigRep systems. The partnership was initially announced during formnext 2017 and today’s news confirms a final agreement has been reached. René Gurka, CEO of BigRep said, “We strive to provide our customers with the most innovative […]

BigRep and BASF securing strategic agreement, deepens connection with 3D printing industry

BigRep, large format 3D printing specialists, and BASF, a global materials company will develop industrial 3D printing materials for BigRep systems. The partnership was initially announced during formnext 2017 and today’s news confirms a final agreement has been reached. René Gurka, CEO of BigRep said, “We strive to provide our customers with the most innovative […]

Trends in Additive Manufacturing for end-use production with Apium Additive Technologies

3D Printing Industry is taking an in depth look at how additive manufacturing is moving to production. Over the coming weeks the results of interviews with industry leading practitioners will be published. This article is part of a series examining Trends in Additive Manufacturing for End-Use Production. Prof. Brando Okolo is Director and CTO at […]

Finding trends at formnext 2017, but still searching for a step change

The formnext powered by TCT 2017 conference has established a new benchmark for the broader 3D printing industry, with 470 exhibitors occupying nearly double the floor space compared to 2016, and more than 20,000 people in attendance throughout the week. Numerous announcements for new systems, partnerships, and materials were on display to attract visitors. The […]

Apium tests BASF Ultrafuse 316LX filament for metal desktop 3D printing

German chemical producer BASF has launched the Ultrafuse 316LX filament. Made from a polymer infused with stainless steel particles, Ultrafuse 316LX can be 3D printed as normal on a typical desktop FFF 3D printer. Then, in a process becoming increasingly popular through products such as Virtual Foundry’s Filamet and a recent release from Fraunhofer IFAM, it is sintered to leave […]