The impact of 3D printing materials on the 3D Printed product

3D printing is hot and has emerged as manufacturing technology with a thousand uses spread across a very diverse user base. The ongoing development of new materials does not only have impact on the quality of the 3D printed end product, it opens new markets and it has a positive influence on the price level of the used materials.

The 3D Printing Materials Conference is a platform and information interface enabling an exchange of informations on market requirements, research interests and current results, skills and resources as well as facilitating the building of future partnerships. Academics, engineers, designers, and managers are invited to lecture on their state-of-the-art developments and future prospects or display their products and offers as exhibitor. The Conference covers the following topics:

  • Polymers (New materials)

Polymers are among the most commonly used materials in 3D printing. With ongoing research, new polymers with unique properties, such as high strength or flexibility, are being developed, opening up new possibilities for product design and production.

  • Metals

Metals are also becoming more commonly used in 3D printing, especially in industrial applications. The ability to print with metals has led to the creation of highly complex, functional parts that would be impossible to produce using traditional manufacturing methods.

  • Multi-material composites

Multi-material composites are another area of development in 3D printing. These materials allow for the creation of parts with varying properties, such as stiffness or elasticity, in a single print job. This opens up new possibilities for creating products with customized properties for specific applications.

  • Bio-based materials

Bio-based materials are also a promising area of development in 3D printing. These materials, which are made from renewable resources, have the potential to reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing while also creating new opportunities for product design and development.

The quality and characteristics of 3D printed products are directly linked to the materials used in the printing process. The properties of the material, such as strength, durability, flexibility, and color, affect the final product and its suitability for a specific application.

Overall, the development of new 3D printing materials is driving innovation in product design and production while also making the technology more accessible and affordable for a wider range of users. The 3D Printing Materials Conference serves as a valuable platform for sharing knowledge and fostering collaboration among industry professionals, researchers, and designers.

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The 3D Printing Materials Conference is part of the two day 3D Printing Networking Event which covers the whole 3d printing / AM value chain from design to end product with four dedicated conferences plus one future looking conference, see below:


The 3DDE Conference offers design and engineering professionals the chance to learn and to look at design challenges from different perspectives using 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing.
The roads to success in the 3D printing sector will depend on fine-tuning materials to the needs of each application. This fine-tuning process will involve the type and the quality, strength and costs of materials.
Post-processing encompasses all of the actions that are performed after parts are removed from a 3D printer. There are two categories of post-processing
With the growth of AM, more and more organisations are starting to look at the possibilities to integrate this technology in their manufacturing processes.
Fast Facts on the Importance of 4D Printing & Meta Materials. Making and utilizing new materials to improve our life is a defining feature of mankind. We moved on from the stone age, to the bronze age, to the age of silicon and plastic. Now we are at the edge of a new episode, where technological breakthroughs allow us to create, investigate and dream of a total new range of structured forms of matter. Two fields emerge strongly: – 4D Printing offers a streamlined path from idea to full functionality. – Mechanical metamaterials are structured materials with mechanical properties defined by their structure rather than their composition.

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