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HP Teams with BASF, Oechsler on Industrial 3D Printing
Expanded partnerships will expand use of new PP material for manufacturing applications.
3D Systems Expands Plastics Materials Portfolio
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Element Signs Contract With Morf3D
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Editor’s Pick: Print nylon carbon fiber parts on the desktop
MakerBot says the new material is optimized for high strength, heat resistance and stiffness.
Braskem and ALM Launches Polypropylene Powder for Additive Manufacturing
Braskem and ALM began their partnership in 2018, focusing on the development of polyolefin-based powders for SLS.
Paperless Parts and Online Metals Partner to Deliver On-Demand Materials Pricing
Partnership enables fast, simple quote delivery with built-in materials pricing and geometry engine.
Robotic Research Uses Innovations to Assist Health Care in COVID-19 Crisis
DC-area engineering firm produces reusable face shields for region’s hospitals, offers sterile 3D printer patent for COVID applications globally.
Lubrizol’s Powder TPU for 3D Printing Passes Skin Sensitization Tests
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RIZE 2XC desktop composite 3D printer is the first deliverable of the...
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