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Composites in 3D printing Initially, plastic 3D printing started with thermoplastics — ABS, PLA, PA, PC, etc. — materials that allow for a few cycles of melting and curing while keeping their chemical properties intact. They are very convenient for extrusion and […]
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@Anisoprint

Anisoprint is a deep tech startup producing 3D printers for the manufacturing of continuous fiber-reinforced plastic parts. Their patented Continuous Fiber Coextrusion (CFC) technology is used in aerospace, engineering, and many other areas to produce functional parts while cutting costs and increasing productivity.

Introduction With over 40 years of history, PEEK (polyether ether ketone) is one of the most established players in the high-performance material category (see thermoplastic pyramid). It is common to see PEEK plastic parts manufactured through injection molding and even […]
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@Aniwaa

Aniwaa helps professionals research, evaluate, and purchase additive manufacturing and 3D capture solutions.

Introduction With additive manufacturing (AM) now recognized as a capable production process for end-use parts, the demand for high-performance polymers is growing. These materials perform better than engineering thermoplastics like POM and PC, and far better than commodity plastics like […]
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@Aniwaa

Aniwaa helps professionals research, evaluate, and purchase additive manufacturing and 3D capture solutions.

Keep fiber direction in mind Using continuous fiber strands can provide significantly increased strength and stiffness to parts, if the fibers are placed in the right direction. That’s why the correct model orientation is important. A general rule is to place […]
A Brief Overview of the Thermoplastics Pyramid Sometimes, the use of simple diagrams is the best way to get into a concept. What better way to start than by introducing thermoplastics through the following pyramid: The diagram above is a […]
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@Aniwaa

Aniwaa helps professionals research, evaluate, and purchase additive manufacturing and 3D capture solutions.

A Brief Overview of the Thermoplastics Pyramid Sometimes, the use of simple diagrams is the best way to get into a complex subject like semi-crystalline vs amorphous plastics. What better way to start than by introducing thermoplastics through the following […]
Technical writer
@Aniwaa

Aniwaa helps professionals research, evaluate, and purchase additive manufacturing and 3D capture solutions.

Introduction to common metal 3D printing materials Metal additive manufacturing processes boast considerable advantages over traditional methods like CNC machining or injection molding. One of those advantages is material waste reduction, which can be critical when using expensive metals like […]
AM Analyst
@Aniwaa

Aniwaa helps professionals research, evaluate, and purchase additive manufacturing and 3D capture solutions.

Introduction Over the past few years, there has been lots of buzz over 3D printers that can process PEEK (polyetheretherketone), one of the most widely known ultra-high performance polymers. The desire to print PEEK is understandable, as it is often the go-to […]
Staff Technical Service Engineer @Arkema
What is warpage ? Warpage, sometimes called warping, is a physical phenomenon that occurs during 3D printing. It consists in the part being distorted at its base, which then causes the part to detach itself from the print bed. What are […]
Founder @QUALUP
What is TPE powder? TPE stands for thermoplastic elastomer, and it is available in powder form for SLS 3D printing. It offers benefits that are typical for both plastic and rubber. On the one hand, TPE is elastic, with an elongation at […]
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@Sinterit

Sinterit is a Polish manufacturer that specializes in SLS 3D printing technology. The company launched its first Lisa 3D printer in 2015, making it a pioneer in the compact, office-friendly SLS 3D printer market.