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Nano Diamonds Boost Polymer Performance In New 3D Printing Filaments

Finnish nano diamonds manufacturer Carbodeon and Dutch 3D printing specialist Tiamet 3D have announced the first nano-diamond-enhanced filaments for 3D printing. The filaments are based on a jointly-patented technology which significantly improves the mechanical and thermal properties of 3D printed items. The newly developed filaments will be sold both by …

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BIOLASE Saves Up to $10K Using Carbon 3D Printed Parts to Replace Urethane Casting

Medical device manufacturers, BIOLASE partnered with southern California contract manufacturer Dinsmore to replace a crucial part in a device soon to be launched. The part, previously produced using urethane casting, was replaced with a 3D manufactured part made on Carbon’s M Series printers. BIOLASE had traditionally made parts such as the clip …

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Lubrizol Shows Off New 3D Printing Filaments at TCT Asia 2018

The Lubrizol Corporation’s Engineered Polymers business showcased new Estane thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) technologies, ranging from soft/flexible to hard/rigid, for 3DP applications. This new portfolio provides new options for plastics processing and applications that enable customers to meet the latest market trends and integrate new performance benefits into their products. David Pascual, Lubrizol Marketing Manager …

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Mitsubishi Chemicals Acquires Dutch Filaments

Dutch Filaments, a major Holland-based supplier of filaments to several popular brands, has been acquired by Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers (MCPC) Europe B.V. With the chemical company’s support, Dutch Filaments will be able to give an even better answer to the fast-growing demand for its filaments. Additional expertise, materials, techniques and …

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3D Systems Unveils $10K NextDent 5100 Dental 3D Printer and 18 Resins

Today, at LMT Lab Day Chicago 2018 3D Systems  whose technology enables production of the largest number of orthodontic aligners in the world, unveiled the NextDent 5100 and 18 new NextDent resins — bringing the entire NextDent portfolio to 30 materials. These latest additions to the company’s renowned 3D digital dentistry …

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