Materials

Kuraray Launches Water-Soluble Mowiflex Material

Rapid 2018: The support material offers cold-water solubility as well as high stiffness. 

Dow Chemical Enters 3D Printing Market with Support Material

The Dow Chemical Company will release its Universal support material in early 2018 with the help of materials distributor and manufacturer Taulman3D.

APWorks, Toyal Partner on Aluminum Alloy for 3D Printing

The companies will work together to develop, produce and distribute Scalmalloy.

Video: 3 Roles for Computer Vision in Metal 3D Printing

Carnegie Mellon University professor Elizabeth Holm explains three ways computer vision can advance powder-bed metal 3D printing.

Computer Vision System Automates Characterization of Metal Powder

A computer vision system that has learned to classify metal powders could speed material qualification and advance machine learning in additive manufacturing.

Carbon Releases SIL 30 Tear-Resistant Silicone Resin

The resin has applications in both the medical and consumer goods markets.

3D Systems Extends SLS Line with ProX SLS 6100

The ProX SLS 6100 platform and three production-grade nylon materials are designed to scale from functional prototyping to low-volume production.

Overcoming the Challenges of Copper

A research organization in Germany is developing a laser beam source that operates with a green light, enabling selective laser melting of a copper alloy.

DSM Launches Additive Manufacturing Business

DSM customers will benefit from an open and flexible infrastructure in finding the right materials and production systems for their applications.

3D Systems Figure 4 Platform Aims to Move AM Users to Full Production

Figure 4 combines technology, software and materials to transition customers from using 3D printing for rapid prototyping to full production.

Polymer Grade Can be Used in Food Contact Applications

The polymer can be used in most fused filament fabrication (FFF) 3D printers.

NASA Tests Bimetallic 3D-Printed Rocket Engine Prototype Part

The 3D-printed rocket engine igniter can be made faster, cheaper and more reliably than the traditional brazed part.