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BASF and Xaar Collaborate on Photopolymer Jetting Industrialization

BASF, the world-leading chemical company, and Xaar, world leader in industrial inkjet technology, are collaborating to improve the Photopolymer Jetting industrialization (PPJ) processes, also known as Material Deposition. Preliminary lab test results arising from this collaboration were shown at formnext This collaboration will enable manufacturers to produce 3D parts with …

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Formnext Top Announcements and New Products That Will Shape the Next Year of AM


Apart from a few exceptions — Stratasys, 3D Systems, EOS above all — the gigantic, elegant (almost E3-like) booths that drove the 100% growth in exhibition space, 53% growth in the number of exhibitors and a record number of visitors were financed by the significant investments that major international enterprises have decided to commit to …

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Stratasys Partners with E-Xstream Engineering to Offer Digimat AM Simulation Tools

Zoubida El Hachemi, Sales Director Worldwide e-Xstream & Keren Ludomirski Zait, Senior Director of Business Development & Strategic Alliance, Stratasys

Stratasys is collaborating with e-Xstream engineering, a world leader in multi-scale modeling of composite materials and structures, to deliver high performance process modeling and structural analysis numerical tools for Stratasys additive manufacturing solutions throughout the Digimat platform. The combination of Stratasys additive manufacturing solutions with e-Xstream’s accurate, effective numerical tools is …

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HRL Tells All About Ceramics AM Development for NASA and Commercial Space Apps

For more than 60 years, HRL’s scientists and engineers have been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research, providing real-world technology solutions, and advancing the state of the art. The firm continues to be recognized as one of the world’s premier physical science and engineering research laboratories. Research collaborations with …

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Desktop Metal (and We Dared to Ask)

Production? Stacked parts? Supports? Costs? Speed? Patents? Distribution? Materials? Competition? Ever since Desktop Metal officially presented its MIM powder-based metal AM system, we have been wondering if this technology will truly be able to compete with traditional manufacturing on large batch part production. We sat down and spoke about this with Desktop …

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New ARGO 500 3D Printer from Roboze Promises .5 Cubic Meter Metal Replacement Parts

Roboze is launching a new high impact polymer extrusion (FFF) 3D printing solution that will enable production of high end finished parts for industrial, aerospace and automotive sectors, meeting ever-growing demand for high performance machines and consumables. The new machine, named ARGO 500, will be presented at formnext, with a global …

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New 3D Printing Method for Electronic Circuits Developed by University of Nottingham

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have pioneered a breakthrough method to rapidly 3D print fully functional electronic circuits. The circuits, which contain electrically-conductive metallic inks and insulating polymeric inks, can now be produced in a single inkjet printing process where a UV light rapidly solidifies the inks. The breakthrough technique …

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SLM Solutions Integrates Authentise 3Diax Into Industrial 3D Printing Proposition

SLM Solutions signed a cooperation agreement with Authentise to integrate the AM software company’s MES (3Diax) for running its systems workflow. As more and more system OEM move toward fully integrating their 3D printers into a complete production workflow software like 3Diax become key. Software developed by Authentise helps SLM Solutions customers expand …

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