Purdue engineers develop safer method of 3D printing explosive material

Researchers from Purdue University, specializing in energetics, thermodynamics and additive manufacturing, have invented a method of depositing energetic materials like nanothermites using additive manufacturing. The group of seven researchers brought together energetics and combinatorial inkjet de...

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Posted on Jan 3, 2018

APWORKS and Toyal announce partnership to develop advanced 3D printing material

APWORKS, an Airbus subsidiary focused on metal additive manufacturing, and Toyal Group, a producer of aluminum based products, have announced a new partnership. The companies will collaborate on the further development, production and distribution of Scalmalloy, an aluminum magnesium-scandium alloy ...

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Posted on Nov 24, 2017

SABIC goes large with a series of material launches at formnext 2017

Saudi 3D printing materials producer and OEM Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has announced the European launch of its Thermocomp AM 3D printing compounds, specifically for large format 3D printing. SABIC also debuted its new Lexan EXL filament. Thermocomp AM, specialised for larger than l...

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Posted on Nov 17, 2017

Researchers turn Yellowstone methane into 3D printer material

Though methane only constitutes around 0.00017% of the Earth’s atmosphere, the gas is responsible for 20% of the total radiative forcing created by greenhouse gases. Naturally generated by rice paddies, livestock and geysers, scientists are looking for other uses for methane and reduce its abu...

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Posted on Nov 1, 2017

Freshmade 3D bowl a strike with tough new AMClad 3D printing material

Freshmade 3D, a digital manufacturing startup based in Youngstown, Ohio, has released a new powder-based isotropic engineered sand composite material that can be 3D printed into strong solid objects with a smooth finish. The AmClad material has a tensile strength of 5,070 psi and a compression of 1...

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Posted on Oct 4, 2017