Aurora Labs provided an update on their ongoing metallurgy project with Gränges.
Digital Metal announced the availability of copper material for their metal 3D printer.
Polymaker announced a very intriguing new 3D print material called “PolyTerra”.
ACEO announced a new multi-material capability for their silicone 3D printers.
Recreus has introduced the first recycled flexible 3D printer filament.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine examine the role of plastics recycling efforts in impacting 3D printing materials availability and pricing.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata consider SABIC’s contributions to industrial 3D printing.
MakerBot announced a new way to 3D print metal on their equipment.
Formlabs announced a new resin for their dental 3D printing portfolio, making it an even more powerful option for dentists.
Stratasys announced a new carbon fiber material for use in their F123 series 3D printers.
An RC flyer has performed a very real test of a lightweight 3D printing materials.
Researchers have identified a method of easily — and ecologically — disposing of PET thermoplastics.
New research has uncovered previously unrecognized toxicity issues with certain biocompatible resins.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine consider a leading research university’s work in advancing 3D printing materials.
COBOD announced the completion of a notable construction 3D print in India, but there’s more to the story.
Prusa Research announced the availability of a new and unusual material for 3D printing for their Prusament line: PVB.
Formlabs announced a new castable resin today, marking yet another new material in their product catalog.
colorFabb has introduced a new ASA material that is extremely lightweight.
Tethon 3D announced a suite of three new and extremely interesting 3D printing resins suitable for industrial use.
3DEVO announced a new purge material that seems to have a lot of advantages, but what’s this all about?
3D Printlife has made an arrangement with FormFutura to sell their exceptional 3D printer filaments in the North America.
I spoke with The Virtual Foundry to find out more about their unusual metal 3D printing approach.
Research may have identified a new class of 3D printable metals that can overcome current limitations.
Desktop Metal has introduced a pure copper material to be 3D printed on their Studio System.
Sculpteo has added several new materials to their portfolio as a result of their relationship with BASF.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata take a look at concrete 3D printing for various uses.
Xact Metal has adapted their inexpensive metal 3D printer technology to enable the use of copper material.
I just read a press release from Mosaic Manufacturing announcing a new product: filaments!
Materialise has introduced Bluesint PA12, enabling 3D printing with 100% recycled powder.
Prusa Research has released an extremely interesting and highly useful materials table.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata consider copper’s use in additive manufacturing.
Formlabs announced some new resins for their dental and other users.
Two big names in 3D printing have announced an expanded relationship that’s paving the way for new engineering materials.
Cellulose fibres and biodegradable nanoparticles were combined by researchers at ETH Zurich to produce a gel that could pave the path for personalized biomaterial implants.
I’m now considering whether PLA should be the default 3D printing material for desktop equipment.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata discuss the importance of quality for metal 3D printing materials.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata consider stainless steel, from a thousand years ago to today’s 3D printable offerings.
Alloyed announced the results of a project they’ve undertaken with Honeywell Aviation to assess a new high-temperature metal powder for aerospace applications.
MakerBot announced the availability of a new nylon carbon fiber material for their METHOD series of 3D printers.
Last week, a major deal was announced as Covestro is acquiring business units from DSM, including the additive manufacturing business. We go to the source for more information on what that means for our industry.
3D printing in space remains an intriguing proposition for the European Space Agency, which continues to examine native materials for extraterrestrial building opportunities.
I’ve been on a bit of a quest to find some truly safe 3D printer resin, and I’m not sure there’s actually such a product.
I had a thought about why there are a number of new entrants to the AM metal powder market.
An announcement from Polymaker and MakerBot underlines the increasing importance of partnerships for 3D print materials.
Nexa3D made multiple announcements this week, each strengthening their position in the market.
I heard about a new 3D printer filament with an unlikely combination of materials: PLA and ABS.
You may not have heard, but colorFabb markets a very unusual 3D printer filament called varioShore.
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Forward AM has acquired Owens Cornings’ XSTRAND business line, expanding its portfolio of advanced 3D printing materials.
The question of measuring an amount of 3D printer filament seems straightforward, but there’s more to the story.
There’s one filament that appears to have the highest-temperature resistance of them all: EXTEM AMHH811F.
Titan Robotics announced a new partnership to produce highly effective polypropylene pellets for 3D printing.
In the last 2-3 years there has been a dramatic rise in high-temperature 3D printing, but what are the materials for this type of printing?
INTAMSYS announced a partnership with Victrex to allow use of a newly designed PAEK 3D printer filament in their high-temperature equipment.
On the heels of Jabil’s recently announced collaboration with Fictiv, we catch up directly with the digital manufacturing company for a look at their latest 3D printing strategies.
SLS 3D printing becomes more cost efficient as more powder can be reused.
Polymaker and Covestro announced a new approach for producing 3D printed textiles, and there are huge implications.
The chemical company LEHVOSS Group announced the introduction of a new 3D printing filament with flame-retardant properties.
6K Additive has commissioned their first units and at the same time has landed a sustainable client.
Formlabs today announced a series of powerful industrial materials in a new set of product families.
3D printing and manufacturing service Sculpteo and its parent, BASF, announced three new industrial materials.
Emerging at the forefront of green materials being used to 3D print is hemp.
The 3D printing industry has been a beacon of manufacturing hope during the pandemic outbreak — thanks in large part to materials that have proven up to the task.
Innovative filament producer colorFabb has introduced their very first soluble support material for 3D printing, DPA-100.
Why is composite 3D printing so important, and what role does Carbon Fiber play?
Tethon 3D announced a new product: a ceramic powder suitable for use in SLS 3D printers to add to their extensive portfolio of printable ceramic materials.
HP 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing is introducing a new material along with several other 3D printing announcements today.
BigRep announced the availability of two new materials for their large-format 3D printers, ABS and ASA, and this could open up many more new applications.
VELO3D announced the availability of a new alloy of aluminum for use in their Sapphire series of metal 3D printers, and it has some very unique properties.
Where did the two 3D printer filament diameters come from and what is the difference? Which one is better?
MakerBot announced the availability of two new materials for their METHOD X platform, including PC-ABS and a fire-resistant version.
Nexa3D has announced a materials partnership with Henkel.
A company offers a wide variety of sinterable metal 3D printer filaments, far more than I had imagined.
Fortify recently introduced its new Continuous Kinetic Mixing (CKM) module; now, the company’s CEO fills us in on its importance and on plans for the future.
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers examine steel mini mills and more economical metal 3D printing.
A Chinese company is producing plug-compatible materials for certain 3D Systems 3D printers. But should you use these materials?
We examine two more filament materials from Fiberlogy, another PLA and a PET-G, and made some surprising discoveries.
We tested two types of 3D printer filament from Fiberlogy and found some very interesting results.
Fortify has introduced its Continuous Kinetic Mixing (CKM) system for enhanced photopolymer functionality.
An inventive designer has developed a method for producing 3D paper objects using recycled paper and 3D printed molds.
Essentium announced a pair of new materials for their high speed 3D printer, and there’s an interesting story behind the move.
Formlabs has struck a deal with a dental resin provider that could stealthily grow their business significantly.
There’s increasing interest in “silk” 3D printer filaments, which are astonishingly shiny and now available from mainstream materials providers.
Formlabs announced a new resin, Tough 1500 Resin, which has some interesting properties and could be used as a substitute for polypropylene.
Markforged announced the availability of a new metal for their Metal X system: copper. We have the reasons why this is so important.
Dental 3D printing specialist has struck a deal to allow use of advanced resin on their all-in-one dental 3D printer.
VXL’s 3D printing materials are finally becoming more well-known after they began marketing directly to the public, including their non-hygroscopic soluble support material.
MakerBot has bridged their materials gap with a new program that partners with multiple 3D printing materials providers.
A new materials program by Smart International now enables the easy use of high-grade engineering materials on the Kodak Portrait 3D printer.
An increasing choice is what awaits those who explore the third party market for resin 3D printer materials.
Most 3D printer soluble support materials are not particularly eco-friendly, but 3D Printlife’s 3D-SOLVE is a very safe option for ABS and other engineering materials.
A company claims to have developed the most consistent 3D printer filament ever. But what does this mean?
Researchers at Deakin University studying the chemical reactions that take place during the production of carbon fiber composites developed a method which dramatically cuts the time and energy required for these reactions.
BigRep has discovered something important for the future of 3D printing, and it could cause many more companies to take a big shift towards eco-friendly products.
6K Additive has developed a radically new system for producing fine metal powder for additive manufacturing and 3D printing, even enabling 3D printing of impossible alloys.