Published 10 Nov 2020
Using this breakthrough technique to build a better future Did you know that the waste generated from manufacturing a typical smartphone can be 200 times the phone’s weight? Smartphones contain highly complex combinations of valuable raw materials. Extracting and processing…READ MORE >
Tags: 3D printing, additive manufacturing
Published 28 Oct 2020
Additive Manufacturing can deliver huge advantages in sustainability, efficiency, and flexibility, requiring less raw material consumption.
Tags: additive manufacturing, metal powders, Powder XRD, X-ray diffraction, XRD
Published 30 Sep 2020
Thanks to its flexibility and high-efficiency potential, AM can bring significant advantages to manufacturers in a wide range of industries.
Tags: additive manufacturing, materials characterization, Particle size
Published 1 Sep 2020
Wet and dry dispersion on the Mastersizer 3000 If we look at some of the most interesting and inspiring innovations in modern engineering, Additive Manufacturing (AM), in my opinion, has to be up there with the best. For metallic products,…READ MORE >
Tags: additive manufacturing, Laser diffraction, Mastersizer 3000, metal powders, particle size distribution
Published 11 Aug 2020
Selective laser sintering (SLS) is an additive manufacturing technique that uses a laser to selectively sinter powdered material (typically nylon or polyamide) to create a solid 3-dimensional structure. SLS has the potential to produce serial parts with high quality and…READ MORE >
Tags: additive manufacturing, polymers, Selective laser sintering