Polyethylene and glass-fiber-reinforced polypropylene are suited for packaging, consumer, aerospace, automotive, and industrial applications.
Additive manufacturing innovators continue to pump out new ideas.
The first filament from Covestro for the FDM system is certified for flame, smoke, and toxicity, making it suitable for railway and other transportation applications.
Sculpteo and Daniel Robert Orthopedic debut the first eco-responsible, custom-made 3D printed orthopedic orthosis.
The software invented by University of Michigan researchers effectively negates the effect of vibration on mechanical printheads, allowing accelerated printing without sacrificing part quality.
The patent-pending material’s processing and performance properties surpass existing polymers used in powder-bed fusion, according to Jabil.
Three new options for additive printing are bio-based EVA and a recycled PE/PP blend with or without carbon fiber made from recycled bottle caps.
Medical-grade forceps are reverse engineered and molded from a bio-based polymer in record time thanks to 3D-printed inserts.
ABB robot creates custom, on-demand additive-printed products from recovered ocean plastic while customers shop at the high-end retailer.
Newest addition to printer portfolio eliminates inherent complexity of third dimension.