Optomec, a leading global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed electronics and 3D printed metals, announced significant improvements in the ability to effectively print and post-process copper and copper/nickel … [Read more...] about 3D print with copper and copper/nickel for electronic devices
Stratasys recently had the opportunity to answer this question in a recent webinar. For medical applications, Stratasys offers two types of printers. It’s Fuse Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3d printer essentially uses an extrusion head that heats … [Read more...] about What materials are available today for medical prototyping production use?
Proto Labs Inc. (NYSE: PRLB), a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer, announced the addition of PolyJet technology to its industrial 3D printing service at Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo in Cleveland. PolyJet … [Read more...] about Proto Labs adds PolyJet technology to its 3D printing service offering
Many additive machines can use standard materials as long as they are in the proper format. An example is metals. As long as the metal powder have certain features, such as the right size grain structure, you can purchase powders from any reliable … [Read more...] about HP kit helps users develop materials for its 3D printers
If you listen to financial analysts, the additive manufacturing industry is struggling; additive machines are not taking over CNC machining and injection molding fast enough, or additive machines are not big enough or fast enough, and so on and so … [Read more...] about A look at the future of additive from the AMUG Conference
Optomec, a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D Printed Metals and 3D Printed Electronics will feature its new LENS Machine Tool series for 3D printed metals and Aerosol Jet 3D printers for functional … [Read more...] about Optomec will show its additive manufacturing systems at AMUG 2017
Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, unveiled it is teaming with the US Department of Veteran Affairs to launch one of the first collaborative 3D printing hospital networks in the nation. A … [Read more...] about Integrated 3D printing network rolled-out at Veterans Affairs hospitals
Plastics, whether in powder, filament, or pellet form, are one of the main material types used in 3D printing/ additive manufacturing (3DP/AM). As 3DP/AM matures, developers continue to explore plastic chemistries and capabilities to offer materials … [Read more...] about Working with plastics in 3D printing
Stratasys Ltd., announced two advanced materials: FDM Nylon 12CF - a carbon fiber-filled thermoplastic strong enough to replace metal components in a range of applications, and, for the PolyJet process, Agilus30 - a line of high-durability flexible … [Read more...] about Stratasys introduces two materials: Strong thermoplastic and high flexible material
Two features of 3D printers that can be issues for users are the surface finish quality of the part and the subsequent post processing often needed to finish the part. The developers at Rize created a 3D printer to address these issues. The Rize … [Read more...] about Can you get injection molded quality parts without post processing from 3D printers?