Polymer 3D Printing

Fortify, DSM Partner to Enhance 3D Printing Material Properties

Fortify and DSM are collaborating on composite materials for 3D printing structural parts.

Farsoon Sintering System Improves Build Processing Workflow

Rapid 2019: Farsoon Technologies’ HT1001P production polymer laser sintering system is said to optimize workflow between phases of the AM process.

Arburg Freeformer Optimizes Droplet Size for 3D Printing Polymer Parts

Rapid 2019: Arburg‘s Freeformer 300-3X machine is said to produce complex and durable functional parts in hard/soft combinations from qualified standard plastics and support material.

Call for Speakers: Present Your AM Application to Current and Future AM Users at the Additive Manufacturing Conference

The call for presenters is now open for the sixth annual AM Conference, to be held August 27-29 in Austin, Texas. Presentations from successful users are welcome, and in fact frequently are some of the best-received talks at the event.

Essentium's High Speed Extrusion Platform Enables Durable Prints

Rapid 2019: Essentium's High Speed Extrusion (HSE) platform 3D printing system offers fast print speeds for industrial applications.

Kuraray's Mowiflex Filament Enables Biodegradable Supports

Rapid 2019: The new filament is certified for cold-water solubility.

3D Platform's Large-Format 3D Printer Provides Extruder Options

Rapid 2019: The WorkCenter 500, 3D Platform’s extra-large format 3D printer, has been designed to provide affordability without sacrificing quality or throughput, the company says.

Sisma's Everes 3D Printers Limit Human Error

Rapid 2019: Sisma’s Everes Zero and Everes Uno digital light processing-based (DLP-based) 3D printers are said to be fast and accurate.

Henkel, Origin Collaborate on Open Materials Platform

Henkel and Origin have partnered on Origin’s open materials platform to promote final parts production and the adoption of 3D printing technology.

XRize Desktop 3D Printer Provides Full-Color Parts

Rapid 2019: Rize’s XRize 3D desktop printer is designed to minimize processing and cleaning needs while manufacturing functional parts.

Dow, ECCO, Dassault Design 3D-Printed, Customizable Midsoles

Dow, ECCO and Dassault Systèmes have collaborated on a footwear customization project called Quant-U, that combines the customer’s individual biomechanical data, Silastic 3D 3335 liquid silicone rubber (LSR) from Dow and additive manufacturing (AM).

Formlabs Elastic Resin Provides 50A Shore Durometer

Rapid 2019: Formlabs has started shipping elastic resin, the latest addition to its family of engineering resins for the Form 2 stereolithography (SLA) 3D printer.