Collaboration combines the development of innovative Sinterline Technyl® PA6 powders with expertise in cost-efficient SLS process technology

Enhanced product portfolio introduced for fully functional 3D printed components in automotive and other demanding markets
Full set of services available that ranges from material database to part validation

Sika Automotive, a preferred partner for leading OEMs and automotive component suppliers, needed to streamline prototyping and pre-series production for their innovative heat-expandable acoustic inserts. 3devo’s Composer 350 Filament Maker, capable of extruding heat-reactive, low-temp materials, has helped Sika switch to in-house 3D printing.

Dassault Systèmes is collaborating with Geico Taikisha, a world leader in the planning and construction of automotive paint systems, in a joint initiative to improve production flexibility for automotive manufacturers in an era of increasing mass customization.

If you’ve ever had the misfortune to stand on a Lego, you’ll know how incredibly painful – not to mention indestructible – those little bricks can be. This impressive combination of durability and impressive tensile strength, not to mention the glossy finish, is due to its construction from ABS, a thermoplastic polymer widely favored for injection molded consumer goods.

Innovative lightweight construction: Arburg developed the fibre direct compounding (FDC) injection moulding process in cooperation with the Kunststoffzentrum SKZ. Fibre length and fibre content can be individually adjusted during in-process material preparation.

• VDI congress: Arburg participates as exhibitor and with a presentation

• Lecture: Efficient production of high-strength components using fibre direct compounding (FDC)
• Research projects: Economical and resource-friendly lightweight construction

VisiJet® M2S-HT90 possesses best-in-class high heat deflection temperature (HDT) and meets USP Class VI standards for biocompatibility making it ideal for Automotive, Consumer Goods and Healthcare applications

3D Systems launches its 10th new material over the past three months while continuing to expand range of applications for customers

BigRep is also presenting industrial application prototypes with partners Bosch Rexroth, AIRBUS and Dassault Systèmes / Introducing four new engineering-grade, certified materials – PLX, PET-CF, PA6/66 and BVOH in cooperation with BASF / Presenting innovative, large-format 3D printers PRO and STUDIO G2 / BigRep booth hall 12.1 / C121

HP’s portfolio of 3D printing solutions – prototyping and production, plastics and metals – is seeing strong customer adoption across numerous industries. More than 18 million parts were produced with HP Multi Jet Fusion in the last 12 months alone.

WASP, the first and leading Italian manufacturer of advanced Delta 3D printers, has been pushing the additive manufacturing industry in new directions since it was founded by Massimo Moretti in 2012. The latest evolutions are now heading towards leveraging the consolidated and highly reliable cinematics of its delta systems to address industrial-level end-use part production. With the introduction of the new INDUSTRIAL line 4.0, WASP supports the use of production grade material – such as the Nylon Carbon – for a growing range of products.

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