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Material Science Part 4: ABS – PLA – the Magnificent Two

In Archive by Dorothée Doepfer

On the first sight, you might wonder why we are introducing both materials as they seem to be very similar. Indeed, both materials are processed with FDM and most printers can cope with both of them. But be careful: ABS can get not very skilled users in trouble easily. Are you interested why ABS can be a ‘troublemaker’? Here we go:

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Weekly Newslet

In Archive by Dorothée Doepfer

Another week is over, and with it some interesting news were published referring to the topic of 3D printing. As this week seemed to be much calmer in comparison to the last ones, it was not too hard to pick a palmful of what appeared especially worth mentioning to us. Enjoy the weekend!

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Material Science Part 1: Polyamide (PA11) – Have You Ever Wondered What Nylons, Toothbrushes and 3D Printed Designs in SLS Have in Common?

In Archive by Dorothée Doepfer

Have you ever wondered what nylons, toothbrushes and 3D printed designs in SLS have in common? They are all members of the same chemical family. Interested to learn more about the use of polyamide in 3D printing (classification, technical data, area of application)? Then read our new series on 3D printing materials here. We are looking forward to getting your feedback on FB, twitter or directly here. Any questions? Feel free to contact us. Enjoy reading!

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3D-Druck im Kunsthandwerk

In Archive by trinckle team

“Coupe de Angelo Barovier, Museo del vetro, Murano” by EVenise under CC BY-SA 3.0 Letzte Woche hatten wir einen futuristischen Ausblick gegeben, inwieweit der 3D-Druck möglicherweise Teilbereiche des traditionellen Handwerks in den nächsten Jahren verändern könnte. Der 3D-Trend scheint sich jedoch nicht nur …

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Vermag der 3D-Druck das Handwerk in den nächsten Jahren grundlegend zu verändern.

In Archive by trinckle team

„3D-Druck: Revolution für das Handwerk?“ So lautete die Überschrift eines Artikels in der Deutschen Handwerks Zeitung vom 1. August 2014. Nicht nur Wirtschaftsanalysten prognostizieren dem 3D-Druck gute Chancen in den nächsten 10 Jahren zu einer unersetzbaren Branche innerhalb des Wirtschaftsgeschehens …

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