Materials

Sinterit Introduces PA11 Powder for Its Desktop SLS 3D Printers

The impact- and chemical-resistance material is suitable for functional moving parts and other durable applications.

Stratasys Launches TPU 92A Elastomer

Intended for use in its F123 machines, the material offers elasticity and durability with soluble support.

Ultimaker Introduces Material Profiles in Partnership with Suppliers

Material profiles from BASF, Clariant, DSM, DuPont and Owens Corning are now available in Ultimaker Cura 3.6.

Origin Introduces Open Additive Production Platform

Origin announces funding and strategic partnership with BASF to reshape additive manufacturing.

Kodak Partners with Evolve Additive Solutions

Kodak and Evolve scale production capabilities and speed of additive manufacturing with electrophotographic technology.

A Public-Private Partnership Aims to Save Additive from Itself

Overwhelming process variables for metal additive manufacturing processes are derailing AM’s adoption for critical parts in aerospace. Colorado’s ADAPT Center—and its growing cache of data—is seeking common ground.

DSM Introduces Novamid ID1030 CF10 Carbon Fiber Filament

The 10 percent carbon fiber-filled filament is compatible with open fused filament fabrication (FFF) 3D printers.

Carpenter Announces Acquisition of LPW Technology

The acquisition add metal powder lifecycle management technology to Carpenter's portfolio for metal additive manufacturing.

Freemelt Offers an Open-Source Toolbox for Material Development

Swedish startup Freemelt believes collaboration will be a way forward for metal additive manufacturing. Its Freemelt One electron beam melting system for R&D supports this open-source philosophy.

Global Alliance Partners Introduce Materials for Ultimaker

Ultimaker global material alliance partners DSM and Owens Corning are both introducing high-performance filaments for the 5S 3D printer.

Thermo Scientific Explorer 4 Characterizes Metal Powders

The Explorer 4 system uses scanning electron microscopy (SEM) to measure and characterize metal powders for 3D printing.

NanoSteel Spins Out Formetrix Inc. for Metal AM

The new business unit aims to commercialize Formetrix's steel alloys for 3D printing processes.