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Bauteil aus 3D-Druck Filament iglidur I151 mit FDA-Konformität

Best practice: How do I get a food-safe component made by the 3D printer?

igu-blog-adm | 2. June 2021

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 […]

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SmartSlice now supports iglidur I150 and iglidur I180

igu-blog-adm | 4. May 2021

SmartSlice is a plug-in from Teton Simulation for the Cura 3D printed slicer. With SmartSlice, users can assess the components before the actual printing. It is a finite element simulation plug-in that uses material parameters and simulation technology to calculate the durability and deformation of printed parts before they are even printed. All inputs to […]

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fire-resistant filament

RW370 – the fire-resistant high temperature filament

igu-blog-adm | 10. April 2019

With an upper short-term application temperature of + 190° C and an upper long-term application temperature of + 170°C, the RW370 filament is definitely one of those that cannot be processed with a commercially available 3d printer, like an ultimaker. The engineers from the business unit of additive manufacturing at igus have developed a 3D […]

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