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AM Peripherals Watch
As adoption of 3D printing for production picks up, a fresh wave of AM peripherals is emerging to help organizations automate workflows and achieve consistent output at scale. 
Makerbot METHOD X is being tapped to create prototype and production parts for a NASA Lunar Rover project in the works at Lockheed Martin Space.

MakerBot Unveils Solution to Simplify the ABS 3D Printing Workflow
New MakerBot RapidRinse fast-dissolving support and ABS-R materials aim to make 3D printing industrial applications with ABS easier, company says.
Forward AM Launches Ultrafuse Flexible Filament Portfolio
New filaments specially developed for applications requiring flexible materials across multiple industries, according to the company.
Altair Launches Consortium to Advance Altair Material Data Center
The Center furnishes users with the material properties they need for tasks such as virtual prototyping and simulation.
Massivit 3D Expands into the Marine Arena
The event will provide an opportunity for limited-time pre-orderson the new Massivit 10000, an AM tooling system designed to expedite composites mold production by 80%.
EnvisionTEC and Covestro Collaborate on 3D Printing Applications
New Resin e-PerFORM, based on SLA Resin Somos PerFORM, has been optimized for EnvisionTEC 3D printers.
Covestro and ParaMatters Co-Develop Anisotropic Optimization Software
By combining ParaMatters' and Covestro's expertise, the two companies are delivering a complete anisotropic design and workflow that explores use of filament extrusion 3D printing with fiber-reinforced materials.
Azul 3D Launches LAKE Printer 
With throughput and an array of materials, the Lake printer will enable manufacturers to consider 3D printing for a wide range of manufacturing applications.
Impossible Objects Cuts Prices for 3D Printed Composite PEEK Products
Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) is a semi-crystalline, high-performance engineering thermoplastic.
3D Printing Inches Toward Electronics
Additive manufacturing adoption in electronics has lagged behind other sectors, but advances in materials and processes are driving experimental use cases.
3D Systems Accelerates Access to Advanced Materials
Company facilitating additive manufacturing of high-strength, corrosion-resistant parts in Certified Scalmalloy (A) & Certified M789 (A) on Direct Metal Printing platform.
Desktop Metal Launches 316L Stainless Steel
Shop System binder jetting enables cost-effective batch production of 316L stainless steel parts via additive manufacturing.
Sintavia Develops Proprietary Copper Printing Technology
GRCop-42 material parameter and furnacing specification to enable full alloy adoption.
Markforged Launches Composite Materials for Aerospace
Onyx FR-A and Carbon Fiber FR-A targeted at highly regulated industries.
New Dry Cabinet for 3D Printing Filament
BigRep SHIELD is a large-format cabinet for optimal material storage.
GKN Additive Develops 3D Printing Process for Low Alloy Steels
New powder materials are specialized for additive manufacturing with regard to spreadability, laser absorption (Laser AM) and sinterability (Binder Jetting).



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