3D Printing

Stratasys introduced a new PEKK thermoplastic material

Stratasys has introduced a new polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) thermoplastic material for its fused deposition modeling (FDM) process. Antero 800NA reportedly offers significant advantages for many manufacturers, including lighter-weight parts and reduced inventories. Antero 800NA…

CoreTech System announced the availability of Moldex3D R16

CoreTech System Co., a leading provider of plastics simulation products,  announced the availability of Moldex3D R16. The software reportedly achieves a new level of efficiency and reliability in plastics simulation, and enables productive design-to-analysis workflows…

Materialise receives FDA clearance for medical 3D printing software

Materialise NV announced that it is the first company in the world to receive FDA clearance for software used to 3D print anatomical models for diagnostic applications. In August 2017, FDA announced that…

BASF and BigRep closed a partnership for industrial 3D printing solutions

BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH and large-format 3D printing company, BigRep have closed on a strategic partnership to co-develop solutions for industrial 3D printing applications. First announced in November last year, the collaboration includes the joint development…

Rutgers engineers 3D print shape-shifting smart gel

Rutgers engineers  have invented a printing method for a smart gel that could be used to create materials for transporting small molecules like water or drugs to human organs. The approach involves printing a 3D object with…

Sodick will introduce metal 3-D printer, injection molding machines at NPE2018

Sodick and its injection molding machine division Plustech Inc. will introduce the OPM250 metal 3D printer along with new vertical and horizontal injection molding machines at NPE2018. The OPM250 is a single-process machine that combines…

TWWomer developed micro extruder for 3D printing

  TWWomer & Associates has developed an innovative plastics micro extruder for 3D printing, laboratory use and academic/research programs. Tim Womer, President, has a mechanical engineering degree from Youngstown State University and has…

3D Printing Company Stratasys prints parts for Chocolate Production

Dutch 3D service bureau Visual First is using a fused deposition modeling (FDM) carbon-fiber reinforced polyamide (PA) 12 thermoplastic to replace metal machined parts for its customer, The Chocolate Factory. The 35% chopped…

TactoTek and Dassault Systemes collaborate to advance IMSE technology

TactoTek, a manufacturer specializing in injection molded structural electronics (IMSE) technology, announced a collaboration with Dassault Systemes to enable users of the 3DExperience platform to digitally experiment with TactoTek IMSE parts. This will empower…

Clariant launches 3D-printing materials business

Clariant has announced its new dedicated 3D printing business to meet the demand of the fast-changing additive manufacturing market for premium and customized 3D printer filaments. Additive manufacturing (AM) is growing at a…

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