3D Printing Industry

3D Printing Materials: A Quick Guide to Nylon Plastics

The history of nylon plastics is a long one, and it begins with traditional manufacturing. Nylon 12 serves as an exemplary model of a polyamide discovered for use in processes like injection molding, with many identical advantages offered when it is used in 3D printing too. This includes durability, flexibility, and incredible versatility, along with more specific features like high tensile strength, abrasion resistance, and thermal stability.

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3D Printing Industry

Shapeways Launches Two New Materials

Shapeways continues to work with longstanding partners like BASF to make new offerings like Polypropylene (MJF) (HP High Reusability PP) and Nylon 6 Mineral Filled (Ultrasint® PA6 MF) ) available, striving to give customers swift access to as many 3D printing solutions as possible for accelerating manufacturing and getting products to market as quickly as possible.

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