12/5/2018

Video: In Additive Manufacturing, Material Engineering Is Also Needed for Supports

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The sacrificial material affects the quality of 3D printing and the efficiency of the process. That's why material developers direct attention toward the material that gets thrown away.

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When we think of material engineering in additive manufacturing (AM), we think of the material of the final part. However, another important area of material engineering relates to the support material that gets sacrificed after the build. Here I discuss that point as it relates to Sabic's new support material for use with Ultem 9085.

The video was filmed at the recent Formnext show. It's one of several short videos Additive Manufacturing filmed at the show. Here are a few others:

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