Materials

Collaboration Seeks to Develop Standards for Larger FFF Filament

Led by 3D Platform, the collaboration project includes both equipment and filament producers.

Elix Polymers Extends Portfolio of ABS Grades for 3D Printing

The company is helping to build a database for validated 3D printing materials, in addition to optimizing its own.

Somos Taurus Material Enables Elevated Temperature Applications for 3D-Printed Parts

The material's durability and heat resistance enable its use in motorsport applications.

Optimizing Metal Powders for Additive Manufacturing: Exploring the Impact of Particle Morphology and Powder Flowability

What makes a good metal powder for additive manufacturing? Case study data highlights the value of particle size and shape, powder flowability, and bulk density.

Sabic Debuts High-Performance Filaments for FDM

Designed for use with Stratasys Fortus printers, the filement grades enable durable end-use parts.

Composite Powder Windform RL Provides Rubber-Like Features

The 3D printing material is suitable for flexible, durable parts and prototypes.

LPW Technology to Showcase PowderTrace for Metal Powder Control

Rapid 2017: The AM metal powder control and traceability solution relies on "smart hoppers" capable of monitoring powder conditions.

Vorti-Siv Model RVM-15E Sieve Unit Recovers Powder

Rapid 2017: The gyratory sieve unit aids in recovering powder used in additive manufacturing.

CarTech Puris 5+ Titanium Alloy Offers Low Oxygen Content

Rapid 2017: The material from Carpenter Powder Products is said to meet Grade 5 specifications.

UL Introduces New Plastics for AM Program

Rapid 2017: The new UL Blue Card program presents data necessary to prove the safety of plastics for 3D printing.

Sandvik Osprey Supplies Metal Powders

Rapid 2017: Batch sizes suitable for development through large-scale production are available.

LPW Technology Receives Strategic Investment from Stratasys

The company continues the development of its powder management solution for metal additive manufacturing.