Embedding Unique Functionalities in composites by continuous fiber printing – Presented by Andrea Gasperini, Brightlands Materials Center

Andrea Gasperini

Andrea Gasperini, Brightlands Materials Center, will hold his talk at 3D Printing Materials Conference on April 16, during the 3D Printing Event at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in The Netherlands.

The presentation will provide initially an overview over the range of possible sensors (pressure, elongation, flexural) that have been embedded in composites by exploiting the freedom in fiber positioning by FDM. The response of continuous carbon fibers as a function of flexural load will be presented in a more comprehensive fashion.

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Experience from HIP and Heat treatment of Printed Inconnel 718 and Ti6Al4 – Presented by Mats Sjöstedt, Quintus Technologies AB

Mats Sjöstedt

Experience from HIP and Heat treatment of Printed Inconnel 718 and Ti6Al4 – Presented by Mats Sjöstedt, Quintus Technologies AB, at 3D Printing Materials Conference on April 16, during the 3D Printing Event at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in The Netherlands.

Parts that are printed and have a critical application are always requested to be treated in a Hot Isostatic Press (HIP) to remove defects to achieve a robust and stable production quality. Many printed alloys are also requested to be Heat-Treated to receive a desired microstructure for best static properties.

Quintus Technologies AB have conducted several studies were the HIP and HT has been combined in one HIP-furnace to reduce cost, lead time and improve control of the treatment. In this Presentation we will share some of the experience received from studies conducted on Inconel 718 and Ti6Al4 . Continue reading “Experience from HIP and Heat treatment of Printed Inconnel 718 and Ti6Al4 – Presented by Mats Sjöstedt, Quintus Technologies AB”

Stereolithography 3D Printing with biobased resins – Presented by Geraldine Schnelting, Green PAC

Geraldine Schnelting

Stereolithography 3D Printing with biobased resins – Presented by Geraldine Schnelting, Green PAC, at 3D Printing Materials Conference on April 16, during the 3D Printing Event at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in The Netherlands.

The accessibility of cost-competitive renewable materials and their application in additive manufacturing is essential for an efficient biobased economy. Current photopolymer resins on the commercial market for stereolithografie 3D printing are fossil-based and expensive, while the availability of low-cost renewable resins is needed to facilitate waste-free and local manufacturing of sustainable 3D products.

Recently, photopolymer resins based on renewable (meth)acrylates were developed and successfully applied in stereolithography 3D printing. Continue reading “Stereolithography 3D Printing with biobased resins – Presented by Geraldine Schnelting, Green PAC”

3D Printing with new materials like silicones, epoxy resins and polyurethanes – Presented by Simon Kasböck, ViscoTec

Simon Kasböck

3D Printing with new materials like silicones, epoxy resins and polyurethanes – Presented by Simon Kasböck, ViscoTec Pumpen- u. Dosiertechnik GmbH, at the 3D Printing Materials Conference, on April 16, during the 3D Printing Event at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in The Netherlands.

While the additive manufacturing of metals and thermoplastics has already found its way into industrial applications, the 3D printing of fluids and pastes is still at the beginning of being used professionally. With this technology many new materials are available for the additive manufacturing process. These materials are for example silicones, epoxy resins and polyurethanes. Due to crosslinking of material between the layers at a molecular level, the mechanical properties in Z-direction are almost exactly the same as in the x-y plane. Continue reading “3D Printing with new materials like silicones, epoxy resins and polyurethanes – Presented by Simon Kasböck, ViscoTec”

3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes American Elements as Start-Up Partner

American Elements: advanced 3D printing & additive manufacturing materials for aerospace, automotive, biomedical, defense, electronics, & research applications

3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes American Elements as Start-Up Partner

About  American Elements
We specialize in manufacturing exotic and custom alloys and pure rare metal powders with quality characteristics important to 3D printing applications including high sphericity, excellent flowability, and narrow particle distributions. Continue reading “3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes American Elements as Start-Up Partner”

Technologische Ontwikkeling Is Media Partner of 3D Printing Materials Conference

Technologische Ontwikkeling

Technologische Ontwikkeling Is Media Partner of 3D Printing Materials Conference, which will take place on April 16, 2019, at Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Sittard-Geleen, The Netherlands.

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3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes Design8 as Gold Partner

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About Design8
Design8 is present at the 3D Printing Materials Conference to show you all the ins and outs of TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION. We will demonstrate solidThinking Inspire, the most intuitive and versatile standalone topology optimization software. solidThinking Inspire is a concept generator and delivers a 3D optimized shape for you to design a product that’s lighter, stiffer and better looking. See for yourself at our booth and request a free trial. Continue reading “3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes Design8 as Gold Partner”

ETH Zurich researchers develop bioinspired approach to 3D print recyclable materials (video)

recyclable materials

Fused deposition modeling (FDM), often simply referred to as 3D Printing, has been hailed as the future of manufacturing. Researchers at ETH Zürich have developed a bioinspired approach to 3D print recyclable materials using cheap desktop printers that outperform state-of-the-art printed polymers and rival the highest performance lightweight materials. This will finally enable the manufacturing of complex parts that mimic natural structural designs on the mass market.
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