3D printing - news on Plastech
3D printing is often identified as the game changer in industrial production.
Arburg will present its large Freeformer 300-3X for the first time in America: The new machine for industrial additive manufacturing can be seen from 21 to 23 May 2019 at Rapid + TCT in Detroit (Michigan, USA).
The Arburg Technology Days have been around for 20 years now. Between 13 and 16 March 2019, more than 6,000 visitors from 54 countries joined the event.
TCT Asia, held from 21 to 23 February 2019 in Shanghai, China, is Asia's largest exhibition for additive manufacturing. At its stand Arburg will use the opportunity to showcase additive production of functional plastic components made from qualified original materials.
Today, a wide variety of materials can be 3D printed using the many platform technologies to build a large diversity of products and functional components for industrial usage.
New additive manufacturing process simulation helps predict distortion and shrinkage during the 3D printing process and helps avoid these issues by automatically generating a compensated model.
On this year's leading trade show for additive manufacturing technologies Henkel will showcase its growing solution portfolio for end-to-end-processes.
BASF Venture Capital GmbH is investing in Prismlab, a leading provider of 3D printing processes and 3D printers, headquartered in Shanghai, China.
Evonik has become the first company in the world to develop a polymer filament based on PEEK (polyether ether ketone) in implant-grade quality for use as a 3D printing material for implants.
Wacker, the Munich-based chemical group, is currently expanding its Aceo 3D printing services for silicone rubber and announced the opening of a US-based printing lab later this year.
At the Fakuma 2018 trade fair the company will be presenting a demonstrator for a shock absorber. The complex part marks another milestone on the way from the creation of individual prototypes to the integration of various functions and mass production.
Why do snap hooks made of POM have far better functional qualities then those with additive printing? Find out at the Spanish trade In(3D)ustry in Barcelona which runs from the 16th till the 18th of October in Barcelona.