Can you 3D print components as large as one metre yourself? That is still a challenge today. Therefore, the igus® 3D printing team has designed and assembled a large-format 3D printer and offers the design data for download here. You can also read about the biggest challenges in this post.
The design possibilities of 3D printing are endless. Civil engineers and architects take advantage of this. Most recently, a house in Beckum was 3D printed. Read more about the many uses of 3D printers in architecture in this article.
An increasing number of companies are advertising food-safe materials and offering more and more materials for processing and packaging in the food industry. But the public eye is also increasingly focused on the plastics that come into contact with food and how they can potentially affect consumers’ health. What exactly does food grade mean? On […]
The automotive industry requirement profile for materials used in vehicle interiors is continusously becoming more stringent. These requirements can be found in the OEMs specifications and are based on the legal requirements.
More and more industrial companies are discovering the utility of 3D printing and additive manufacturing (in technical terms, 3D printing is actually only one of many additive processes, but in common terms is used as a synonym for additive manufacturing). The range of machines, materials, and processes on offer is vast – but where should […]