materials

Authentise Adds Material Management
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Authentise Adds Material Management

Digital manufacturing offers a great many benefits, but only when all the pieces are in place — and that includes thorough materials traceability. As industry

The Cheap Filament Option
costs

The Cheap Filament Option

Many Fabbaloo readers consume a lot of 3D printer materials, and that can be expensive. But there are ways to reduce costs.

Arcanum And 3D Printing
ceramic

Arcanum And 3D Printing

Charles R. Goulding considers the achievement of 3D printable porcelain.

diameter

1.75 vs 2.85mm Filament Showdown

Where did the two 3D printer filament diameters come from and what is the difference? Which one is better?

_temp

Is Stratasys Feeling The Pressure From Below?

Stratasys launched an unusual marketing campaign that for the first time targets users of low-cost alternative 3D printing equipment. Why did they do this?

engineering

RIZE Makes A Materials Deal With Sindoh

Two 3D printer companies have made an arrangement for use of materials: certain Sindoh equipment will be able to make use of RIZE materials. 

abs

An Update On RePLAy 3D

RePLAy 3D contacted us to explain more details about the nature of their unusual 3D printer filament recycling service.

basf

Chemical Companies Acquiring 3D Printers

Prodways Group announced sales of 3D printers, but not to “normal” customers: Instead they sold them to chemical companies, and we know why.

biocompatible

Rize All-In On Bio-Friendly 3D Printing

It seems that RIZE is placing a bet on a future 3D printing world with increased emphasis on safety. We found out some details.

additive industries

An Update on The Progress of Additive industries

Additive Industries announced a series of interesting technical and corporate moves that should power their expansion. We speculate on what they could mean for the 3D printing industry.

dryer

The PrintDry Filament Dryer 2.0

PrintDry released an updated version of their popular desktop 3D printer filament dryer, which can dramatically increase the quality of hydroscopic 3D printer materials such as nylon.

basf

Why Did BASF Acquire Sculpteo?

3D print service Sculpteo is to be acquired by BASF, but why is a chemical company buying a service company, something they’ve never done before? We found out why.

biocompatible

Trends and Impressions of Formnext 2019

Formnext 2019 was the largest 3D printing event ever held in history. We list the top trends seen at the growing trade show.

@formlabs

Formlabs Expands Dental Program In A Big Way

Formlabs announced a series of bold moves to secure their place at the top of the dental 3D printing industry, including a new business unit, new dental 3D printing materials and a new dental 3D printer, the Form 3B.

3devo

3devo Focusing On Customer Training

Is it really possible to produce your own 3D printer filaments? 3devo seems to have figured out not only the hardware to do so, but also the process.

materials

Big Chemical Forces Rigid.ink To Pivot

What happens when the big guys move into 3D print materials? The smaller players must pivot; Rigid.ink is no longer selling filament!

$3D Print Materials Tips

3D Print Learning Series: Materials

This is an entry in our 3D Print Learning Series, focusing on the different materials possible in 3D printing.

$Search For 3D Printer Filaments

10,500 Filaments Now in Filaments.directory Catalog

Looking for a particular 3D printer filament? One great service to help is Filaments.directory, whose extensive database of materials can be easily searched.

$3D printed glass

Recent Trends in 3D Printing Glass

Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe of R&D Tax Savers discuss innovations in 3D printing with glass.

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