Category Archives: materials

Solvay collaborates with Aerosint to develop high-performance polymers for SLS multi-material 3D printing

Belgian chemical company Solvay and SLS 3D printer manufacturer Aerosint have collaborated to research and develop an economically viable solution for the SLS 3D printing of high-performance polymers. The research agreement intends to address the limited adoption of high-performance polymers like PEEK for powder fusion technologies like SLS. This is due to the cost caused […]

PostProcess develops swift solution for 3D printed SLA Resin Removal

New York-based automated post-printing developer PostProcess Technologies has announced a new solution for 3D printed SLA resin removal, expanding its catalog of automated additive manufacturing post-print technologies. The new PostProcess solution enhances the chemistry of the company’s existing portfolio of SLA Resin Removal technologies, and is said to be one of the fastest processing options […]

PyroGenesis presents NexGen additive manufacturing metal powder production system

Montreal-headquartered plasma torch specialist and metal powder producer PyroGenesis has unveiled the NexGen® Plasma Atomization System. A patent-pending process, PyroGenesis NexGen® is capable of producing metal powder for additive manufacturing at a rate of over 25kg/h. The method is a long-awaited upgrade of the original Plasma Atomization Process (PAP) coined as a term and invented by PyroGenesis in […]

SABIC introduces breakaway support material for 3D printed PEI

Global chemicals producer SABIC, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, has launched a breakaway material for FFF 3D printers. Made as a support for the company’s AM9085F PEI filament, AMS31F is a solution designed to alleviate the manual effort required in post processing. Suitable for parts with simple support structures, it is capable of being removed […]

T3DP to use perovskite and volumetric 3D printing to build solar cells

T3DP, a California-based startup developing 3D printing technology, has applied its patented volumetric 3D printing technique to build perovskite-based solar panels, which can double the amount of energy harnessed from the sun. Building on a Stanford University study titled, Scaffold-reinforced perovskite compound solar cells, this volumetric 3D printing method cures objects in a single step, rather than […]

Protolabs releases MicroFine Green SLA resin for high definition 3D printing

Award winning on demand manufacturing provider Protolabs has launched a new, proprietary material for SLA 3D printing. Named MicroFine Green, this resin is specifically formulated for the fabrication of small parts in high definition. Its vibrant color picks out detail, and it possesses mechanical properties akin to ABS. According to the company, “MicroFine Green, perfectly suited to […]

Anisoprint to introduce 3D printing technology for high-performance composite materials

Anisoprint, a Russian manufacturer of continuous carbon-fiber FFF 3D printers and materials, will showcase its patent-pending technologies for high-performance composite materials at the JEC World 2019 international composites show in Paris next week. At the show, the Anisoprint Robotic Solution a dual-nozzle, Composite Filament Coextrusion (CFC) technology will be presented. It is capable of to processing plastics such as PETG, PEEK, […]

CRP Technology makes Windform unavailable to 3D printing service bureaus

CRP Technology, an Italian materials manufacturer, has announced that its proprietary Windform line of materials will not be available to 3D printing service bureaus anymore. On the formation of the new strategy the company stated, “The aim of CRP Technology is to ensure the highest quality in the manufacture of 3D printed components in Windform.” “For this […]

CRP Technology makes Windform unavailable to 3D printing service bureaus

CRP Technology, an Italian materials manufacturer, has announced that its proprietary Windform line of materials will not be available to 3D printing service bureaus anymore. On the formation of the new strategy the company stated, “The aim of CRP Technology is to ensure the highest quality in the manufacture of 3D printed components in Windform.” “For this […]

PyroGenesis ships first batch of additive manufacturing metal powder to Government body

PyroGenesis, a plasma technology specialist based in Canada, has announced the shipment of its first batch of specialty 3D metal powder to an unknown government entity. PyroGenesis confirmed the order from this body in December 2018, and full details still remain undisclosed. The powder is to be delivered in several batches, with the shipment schedule […]