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Researchers must be aware of different variables and their possible interrelations in achieving the final PM product.

When haute couture fashion meets biomimetic design

Components in medium to high volume require lean manufacturing technologies that allow for efficient material usage and precise, reproducible production.

Since its invention, silicon has been the predominant material of choice for semiconductors; but we still haven’t adopted a new standard.

To make a sound defect-free component in DMLS process, it is required to understand the processing mechanism as well as the process parameter effect.

Production machines do not utilize the full diversity of composite materials, To exploit this diversity, production machines have to be flexible as well.

The increasing use of hardmetal coatings is a boon for the expanding offshore oil and gas industry.

While maximum theoretical carbon yield for the carbonisation of viscose fibres is 44%, in reality the carbon yield is just in the range of 20%.

A 3D printing software company based in the US suggests that a data-driven approach to AM is the way forward to revolutionize this new technology.

A breakthrough technology from the Technical University of Munich makes it possible to produce carbon fiber without any fossil materials.

A Sheffield knife manufacturer joined forces with the UK’s foremost AM center to develop an innovative way to 3D print a bespoke chef’s knife.

Bio-based polymers, plastics and biocomposites can offer more sustainable materials with a lower environmental footprint and reduced carbon footprint.

One of the trickiest problems for the additive manufacturing industry is the manufacture of hardmetal tools, inserts and wear parts.

Jagan Mohan Raj – Innovation Director, RPC bpi recycled products outlines a different approach to the use of recycled polymers.

Tom Pelletiers, Vice-President of New Business Development at Kymera International, has spent his entire career in the PM industry.

Reinforced Plastics spoke with Christoph Geyer from SAERTEX about their materials and their impact.

A US-based 3D printing company is working with researchers to develop ‘disappearing’ magnesium parts.

The awakening of the public’s awareness that single-use plastic is damaging our environment and oceans gathers more belief than world climate change.

Binder jetting, a subset of additive manufacturing, is a suitable technique for the construction of metallic, ceramic and polymeric composite materials.

Bcomp, a Swiss company specialized in lightweighting, used natural fiber composites to make innovative skis.

This paper comments on a range of papers covered at the Bilbao conference.

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