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Nexa3D Collaborates With Siemens to Automate Additive Manufacturing
Nexa3D’s entire Quantum Laser Sintering (QLS) product line is standardized to Siemens advanced factory automation and edge computing technologies. Planned commercial Q1 2021 delivery for Nexa3D’s QLS™350 Polymer 3D printer, powered by Siemens automation controls.
Essentium Introduces 3D Printing Bed Adhesives
Essentium worked with Magigoo, a provider of 3D printing bed adhesive solutions, to improve the bed-adhesion of different engineering-grade polymers.
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.
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EOS North America INTEGRA P 450 suitable for single print use and true serial production additive manufacturing.
EOS North America Launches the INTEGRA P 450 Polymer Industrial 3D Printer
INTEGRA P 450 is made for a wide variety of SLS materials, including high performance polymers with processing temperatures of up to 300°C.
SmarTech Issues New Report That Projects Polymer 3D Printing to Generate $11.7 Billion in 2020
SmarTech now expects polymer 3D printing to grow to $24 billion in 2024 and as much as $55 billion yearly by the end of this decade. 
CGTech and Thermwood to Demonstrate Simulation of Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing Machines at RAPID + TCT
CGTech will be demonstrating its VERICUT software for AM applications, including LSAM machines; Thermwood will feature the capabilities of their LSAM dual gantry and moving table machines.
EOS Develops CO Laser Solution for Industrial 3D Printing
Polymer-based technology for superfine surfaces and delicate components may clear path for development of new series production applications.
SAE International Publishes Additive Manufacturing Polymer Specifications for Aerospace Industry
These standards were created after a request from airlines through the International Air Transport Association's EMG to be able to realize additively manufactured plastic cabin parts.
AMT Announces First Sale of its PostPro3DMini System
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has confirmed it will take delivery of a PostPro3DMini automated post-processing system from Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT).
New Biobased Polymers to Arrive on Market in 2019 
IDTechEx looks at the key manufacturers of biobased polymers and production methods and capacities in its latest report
BASF Launches New Metal Filament for Industrial 3D Printing
It's said to enable simple and cost-effective printing of stainless steel metal parts; reduces the potential hazard of handling fine metallic powders compared to SLM or binder jetting.
DLR Advances Crack Prediction in Ceramic Matrix Composites Using MultiMech
Research designed to reduce development time of novel CMC materials.
Digimat 2019.0 Democratizes Light-weighting Crash Simulation
Support for new material systems, part performances, lifetime predictions and addition of a strong interface to MaterialCenter in this release.
EOS Unveils the Integra P400
Integra P 400 was built specifically to develop and process new polymers.


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