We introduced polypropylene (PP), a commonly used plastic in manufacturing, to our 3D printing material lineup in 2018. Find out how incorporating this flexible-yet-tough material into your production leads to major benefits.
Armed with the knowledge of 3D modeling and 3D printing, a background in architecture, and the will to liberate his creative mind, Korean designer Se Yoon Park has created a stunning art installation made up of 3D-printed trees. His work imitates the organic structure of trees and consists of many small geometric elements. Dive into the world of “Light, Darkness, and the Tree”.
3D printing is a slow revolution. But it is a revolution regardless, when you consider what the technology does: saving lives, enabling new business models, redefining how we design products. But none of that happened overnight. The revolutionary nature of 3D printing grew over decades, formed on a foundation of small but valuable steps. So where are today’s trends taking the industry in 2019? We checked in with experts at Materialise, including CEO Fried Vancraen, to find out.
Is Taurus the perfect 3D printing material for your automotive rapid prototypes? Jonas Van Eyck, Process Engineer at Materialise Manufacturing, digs into what makes an ideal tool for automotive prototyping. Here are the top 4 reasons why Taurus should be your pick for your next project, whether it’s visual prototypes or form-and-fit testing.
…because our 3D printers can print wood! It’s finally here: wood has become the newest material to join the ever-growing 3D Printing family. And this is how five designers rose to i.materialise’s ‘3D Printed Wood Challenge’.
Although the summer is about to start and music festivals are popping up everywhere, we’re not talking about those kinds of metal heads. We mean the guys that make sure our aluminum printing service runs smoothly. Is it as much fun as attending a summer festival?
On this Material Monday we want to focus on Multicolor, a wonderful 3D printing material that offers users the possibility to print in full color. Models made out of multicolor are constructed from a fine granular powder giving the surface a sandy, granular look.