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Nylon filament: 3D printing instructions

Nylon filament: 3D printing instructions
Strong, long-lasting and flexible and these outstanding properties are the best both for industrial and for mechanical applications.
Printing nylon, with its great technical and mechanical characteristics, is a good alternative to PLA and ABS, which have some limitations. Read more

ASA filaments: the alternative solution to ABS

ASA filaments: the alternative solution to ABS
Those used to printing with ABS are familiar with a couple of issues: the high shrinkage of the material which brings to warping and deformations, and the wearing of the material under weather conditions and UV rays. Luckily there is an alternative for those seeking industrial grade qualities similar to ABS, and the solution is called ASA filament (Acrylonitrile Styrene Acrylate). Read more

Iperammortamento del 250% alle imprese 4.0 con le stampanti Ira3D

Iperammortamento del 250% alle imprese 4.0 con le stampanti Ira3D
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3D printing market closes to 13.2 billion dollars in 2016

3D printing market closes to 13.2 billion dollars in 2016
The world purchases of 3D printers, materials, software, and services related to 3D printing in 2016 were 13.2 billion dollars. Global spending will grow at an 22.3% annual compound rate (CAGR) to reach 28.9 billion dollars in 2020. This was stated by IDC, with the semi-annual update on the state of the world of 3D printing market. Read more

Polypropylene filament

Polypropylene filament
A well-known Italian manufacturer has just announced the release of its new polypropylene filament, created to address the question of the functionality of the material in 3D printing right next door that has a resistance to the injection molded parts Read more

EXTRUDER IS NOT "LOADED" BEFORE START PRINTING

EXTRUDER IS NOT "LOADED" BEFORE START PRINTING
Most extruders have a bad habit of squeeze out a little 'of melted plastic when they are still at the start due to high temperature. The hot plastic within the nozzle tends to leak from the tip, creating a vacuum within the nozzle. Read more

His heart is the Gcode

His heart is the Gcode
Even if your printer is the latest model which uses the best technologies available, his heart using an ancient language, invented the Servomechanisms Laboratory at MIT around 1950, the GCode. Read more

3D pens allow children to approach the world of 3D

3D pens allow children to approach the world of 3D
A 3D printer allows you to create any object you want. However, for a child it is not easy to use a tool as complex. Read more

3D printing, the titanium dominance

3D printing, the titanium dominance
According to the report, based on titanium dell'additive manufacturing revenues reach $ 518 million in 2022, to exceed one billion by 2026. Read more

3D PRINT: Vespers by Neri Oxman

3D PRINT: Vespers by Neri Oxman
A real collection of works of art printed in 3D. That's Vespers, an art project and design that purposefully combines the new and the old.

At the moment the collection, which was officially presented two days ago, on the occasion of the reopening of the Design Museum of London, includes a series of death masks designed by Blacks Oxman and his team in order to play with the complexity and computational techniques the resolution that are found in nature. Read more