3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes SpecialChem as Media Partner

3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes SpecialChem as Media Partner. The event takes place on 17 April 2018 at Brightlands Chemelot, Geleen, The Netherlands.

About SpecialChem
SpecialChem is the Universal Selection Source for chemicals and materials. We help formulators, specifiers, and suppliers of chemicals and materials to connect, to innovate, and to accelerate both their technology and business. Over the past 18 years, the company has built an online profiled network of more than 500,000 members and has over 3 million visitors per year to its five technical websites including Polymer Additives; Plastics & Elastomers; Paints, Coatings & Inks; Adhesives & Sealants; and Cosmetics & Personal Care Ingredients. Because of these unique assets, SpecialChem offers digital marketing services to chemicals and materials suppliers to help them explore new markets and validate new products or raise awareness, educate a market, and engage new customers. Each of the technical websites offers a Universal Selector™ aimed at providing technical data on every material or ingredient in the world in order to search, analyze and compare them, as well as the expert knowledge to select them. https://www.specialchem.com Continue reading “3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes SpecialChem as Media Partner”

Topology optimized parts printed from high performance polymers to have great short-term potential – Interview with Kevin Eckes, Aerosint

Topology optimized parts printed from high performance polymers to have great short-term potential – Interview with Kevin Eckes, Aerosint

Kevin Eckes is R&D Engineer at Aerosint. He will speak about Selective powder deposition: bringing multi-material capability to industrial additive manufacturing during the 3D Printing Materials Conference, on Apr 17, at Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Geleen, The Netherlands.

What drives you?

I am motivated to make 3D printing a truly indispensable technology; an invaluable tool in nearly every industry. I think this can only happen by broadening the material range and processing capabilities as much as possible while reducing the cost and waste associated with 3D printing. Continue reading “Topology optimized parts printed from high performance polymers to have great short-term potential – Interview with Kevin Eckes, Aerosint”

The Watify Campaign for the modernisation of the European industry, and activities concerning 3D Printing Materials – Presented by Maialen Perez, Representative, Watify Consortium

The Watify Campaign for the modernisation of the European industry, and activities concerning 3D Printing Materials – Presented by Maialen Perez, Representative, Watify Consortium at the 3D Printing Materials Conference, on April 17, 2018, at Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Geleen, The Netherlands.

The European Commission Watify Campaign will be presented, together with its core activities, and the actions carried out relevant to 3D printing materials.

About Watify
WATIFY is an awareness-raising campaign funded by the European Commission to support the EU efforts to stimulate the modernization of Europe’s industry by boosting European SMEs technological transformation, and supporting Europe’s regions to translate their smart specialization strategies in the areas of digitization and Key Enabling Technologies into concrete projects. Continue reading “The Watify Campaign for the modernisation of the European industry, and activities concerning 3D Printing Materials – Presented by Maialen Perez, Representative, Watify Consortium”

3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes Flam3D as Media Partner

3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes Flam3D as Media Partner

About Flam3D
3D printing or ‘additive manufacturing’ is a collection of technologies that make up a product (‘printed’) from a base stock, usually layer per layer. New markets are emerging as the production rates increase and more potential raw materials get developed. It is widely accepted that 3D printing will have a major impact on the way goods are produced and transported. The technology also offers huge opportunities for sustainable production.

Also interested in 3D-printing for your company? Contact us for more information. Continue reading “3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes Flam3D as Media Partner”

Microporous materials for 3D-printing – Presented by Margot Segers, Brightlands Materials Center

Microporous materials for 3D-printing – Presented by Margot Segers, Brightlands Materials Center, at the 3D Printing Materials Conference, on April 17, 2018, at Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Geleen, The Netherlands.

Additive manufacturing provides excellent opportunities for the production of customized products with high design of freedom. The potential for expanding the range of AM photopolymer-based resins with added functionalities is huge.

Applications specifically benefitting from the design of freedom are those in the biomedical field, where complex shapes and small production series are often required. Uses like medical implants, materials for drug delivery, and scaffolds for tissue engineering can be considered. These applications, particularly the latter, can benefit from the polymer material being permeable to aqueous solutions. Continue reading “Microporous materials for 3D-printing – Presented by Margot Segers, Brightlands Materials Center”

Post-processing of SLS nylon materials – Presented by Daphne Laméris, Shapeways

Post-processing of SLS nylon materials – Presented by Daphne Laméris, Shapeways, at the 3D Printing Materials Conference, on April 17, 2018, at Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Geleen, The Netherlands. Read the interview

Once a SLS printer is finished, the production is not. The post-processing of 3D printed models has some unique challenges. In this presentation those challenges as well as solutions applied by Shapeways will be discussed.

About Daphne Laméris
Daphne Laméris is Product Development Engineer at Shapeways. Continue reading “Post-processing of SLS nylon materials – Presented by Daphne Laméris, Shapeways”

3D Printing Materials 2018 event updates | Shapeways, inspireAG, TU Delft speakers & more

Meet our latest speakers for 3D Printing Materials Conference 2018, Apr 17, Geleen, The Netherlands:

  • Daphne Laméris, Product Development Engineer, Shapeways, The Netherlands, on ‘postprocessing 3D Printed polymers’
  • Shoufeng Yang, Professor of Additive Manufacturing, KU Leuven, Belgium, on ‘3D multi material printing’
  • Varun Srinivas, PhD Candidate, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, on ‘molecular design of thermoplastics with unique functionalties for 3D printing’
  • Rob Kleijnen, PhD Additive Manufacturing – Selective Laser Sintering of polymers, inspire AG, Switzerland
  • Dolores Hilhorst, PhD Candidate, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, on ‘multi-material FDM 3D printing’

When you register for the conference, you can also attend sessions during the 3D Printing Design & Engineering Conference, which takes place in parallel at the same location – see the program here https://3ddeconference.com/program/

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Finally people are realizing that 3D printing is more than just a machine – Daphne Laméris, Shapeways

Finally people are realizing that 3D printing is more than just a machine – Daphne Laméris, Shapeways

Daphne Laméris is Product Development Engineer at Shapeways. She will speak about Post-processing of SLS nylon materials during the 3D Printing Materials Conference, on April 17, 2018, at Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Geleen, The Netherlands. 

What drives you?

I got into 3D printing because having an idea in your head and the actual physical product in your hands only a few days or weeks later, is simply amazing. My goal is to make the realization of ideas easier and the product better.

What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?

Materials available for 3D printing are getting more functional with better properties. This increases the possible applications for 3D printing in both consumer and industrial environments. The industry as a whole is also more maturing. Finally people are realizing that 3D printing is more than just a machine, but also involves pre- and -post-production as well as quality control. Continue reading “Finally people are realizing that 3D printing is more than just a machine – Daphne Laméris, Shapeways”

Brightlands Chemelot Campus is Hosting Partner of 3D Printing Materials Conference

Brightlands Chemelot Campus is Hosting Partner of 3D Printing Materials Conference, which will take place on April 17, 2018.

About Brightlands Chemelot Campus
Smart and Sustainable

Brightlands Chemelot Campus is one of the eight National Science and Innovation Parks in The Netherlands. Since 2012, the campus development is executed by a consortium of three parties: Royal DSM, the Province of Limburg and Maastricht University. In Sittard-Geleen advanced educational institutes and research institutes have been set up. Existing and new companies have developed, expanded or moved their activities to the campus. The Brightlands Innovation Factory was set up to stimulate entrepreneurship at Brightlands. Continue reading “Brightlands Chemelot Campus is Hosting Partner of 3D Printing Materials Conference”

3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes American Elements as Exhibitor

3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes American Elements as Exhibitor. The event takes place on 17 April 2018 at Brightlands Chemelot, Geleen, The Netherlands.

About American Elements
We specialize in manufacturing exotic and custom alloys and pure rare metal powders with quality characteristics important to 3D printing applications including high sphericity, excellent flowability, and narrow particle distributions. Continue reading “3D Printing Materials Conference welcomes American Elements as Exhibitor”