Polylactic acid (PLA) is a bioplastic used for 3D models and DIY prototyping. It is less flexible than acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS).
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How to 3D Print High-Strength Workholdings
Tough, stiff and precise 3D printed parts made of composite materials can handle the beating workholdings and fixturings get during...
How to Leverage High-Strength 3D Printing
Can't figure out how to integrate high-strength 3D printing into your manufacturing workflow? Try a new perspective. Learn more.
The State of Electronic 3D Printing
Innovative additive manufacturing solutions appear poised for more growth
Transforming Ankle Foot Orthosis with 3D Printing
With the help of large-format 3D printing technology via 3D Platform and research conducted by students at Gonzaga University, patients...
3D-Printed Electronics Charge Ahead
Small teams and big companies are developing a wide range of 3D-printed electronics applications.
Aleph Objects Grows Business, Expands Offerings
The company's revenue tripled in 2015.
3D Printing Thinks Really Big
Additive manufacturing systems offer amazing build volumes.
Airwolf 3D Launches AXIOM Desktop Printer
The system has a build envelope of 12.5 x 8 x 10 in.
3D Printing at Your Door
Start-up company 3D Hubs aims to bring additive manufacturing to a local level on a global scale.
LulzBot Unveils New Multi-Tool Heads for 3D Printing
The technology supports multi-material and multi-color printing.
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WIN Enterprises Announces the MB-65040 Mini-ITX with Intel Scalable Skylake Processor
Auburn University Deploys $1.5 Million Digital X-Ray CT System for Additive Manufacturing Purposes
CONTACT Software Issues CONTACT Elements Release with Software Modules
Mobile Analysis 3D and 2D CAD Viewer “to Go” Now on Market
Editor’s Pick: Fast, Secure 3D Visualization for the Extended Enterprise
Vertex platform made for secure 3D product data collaboration.
Editor’s Pick: Take Advantage of GPU Power for Product Visualization
Luxion KeyShot 9 supports NVIDIA RTX technology.
Editor’s Pick: There’s a New Standard for GPU Price, Performance and Size
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200 GPU is designed specifically for compact-sized workstations.
Editor’s Pick: A Digital Factory for Thermoplastics
3D Systems’ Figure 4 Modular 3D printer and accompanying materials are a game...