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A Quick Guide to HP 3D Printing Materials

A Quick Guide to HP 3D Printing Materials
A Quick Guide to HP 3D Printing Materials
14 June 2021

HP Multi Jet Fusion technology is a game-changer for additive manufacturing with its high-speed, synchronous architecture that builds parts layer-by-layer. With it, you can print in full colour or mono...

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How Lush Revolutionised Product Development with 3D Printing
How Lush Revolutionised Product Development with 3D Printing
11 June 2021

Most of us know Lush Cosmetics best for the divine smells that emanate from their stores and their incredible range of hair and skincare products. But have you ever wondered...

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Formlabs Announces Nylon 11 Powder for the Fuse 1
Formlabs Announces Nylon 11 Powder for the Fuse 1
8 June 2021

Formlabs has announced Nylon 11, a new nylon powder for the Fuse 1 3D printer. Nylon 11 is engineered for parts that need to take an impact - it is...

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3D Printing Hybrid Tooling with the Markforged Ecosystem
3D Printing Hybrid Tooling with the Markforged Ecosystem
4 June 2021

When you think about 3D printing, you probably envision a thermoplastic being printed layer by layer. This is fused filament fabrication, and while it is the most common type of...

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Claim 130% Tax Relief on 3D Printing Equipment
Claim 130% Tax Relief on 3D Printing Equipment
1 June 2021

Now is the best time to invest in additive manufacturing following the launch of the UK Government’s “Super Deduction Scheme” -- a temporary tax break on investments in new plant...

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Markforged Onyx One and Onyx Pro Buyer’s Guide
Markforged Onyx One and Onyx Pro Buyer’s Guide
26 May 2021

If FFF (Fused Filament Fabrication) technology is capable of replicating the detail and geometries of your designs, Markforged’s Onyx 3D printer series is an exceptional choice when your parts need...

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Formlabs Tough and Durable Resins Mini Guide (2021)
Formlabs Tough and Durable Resins Mini Guide (2021)
24 May 2021

The Formlabs Tough and Durable resin family comprises three resins: Tough Resin 2000, Tough Resin 1500 and Durable Resin. These resins are for prototyping functional models and parts that look...

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Back to basics: A 3D printing guide
Back to basics: A 3D printing guide
18 May 2021

This guide has been updated for 2021 with new information. Confused about 3D printing? Here at Additive-X, we have been inundated with questions about the technologies, components, filaments and features...

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How 3D Printing is Being Used to Help Restore Coral Reefs
How 3D Printing is Being Used to Help Restore Coral Reefs
14 May 2021

The world’s coral reefs are under attack from rising sea temperatures. A spike of 1-2°C in sea temperatures over several weeks kills coral, causing bleaching and turning it white. It...

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Essentium Announces First Industrial 3D Printer with True Independent Dual Extrusion (IDEX)
Essentium Announces First Industrial 3D Printer with True Independent Dual Extrusion (IDEX)
27 April 2021

Essentium, Inc.®, has just announced its newest High Speed Extrusion (HSE) 3D Printer - the HSE™ 280i HT. The HSE 280i HT 3D Printer is the first industrial 3D printer to offer true independent dual extruders (IDEX). What...

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Naturalis 3D Prints a Full Size Replica of Their Original Tyrannosaurus Rex to Send to Japan
Naturalis 3D Prints a Full Size Replica of Their Original Tyrannosaurus Rex to Send to Japan
14 April 2021

Naturalis 3D prints a full size replica of their original Tyrannosaurus Rex After a year of 3D scanning, modelling and 3D printing, Naturalis,  the national museum of natural history in...

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Markforged Releases Blacksmith, Powerful Learning Software to Help Companies Reinvent Manufacturing
Markforged Releases Blacksmith, Powerful Learning Software to Help Companies Reinvent Manufacturing
18 March 2021

Markforged has released it's revolutionary tool, Blacksmith, an automated, in-process quality control software for the Markforged Industrial X7 3D printer which gives manufacturers accurate parts, right from the print bed...

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Ensuring that you choose the right additive manufacturing solution for your application is our priority and we know that one size rarely fits all. Having a physical sample of a 3D printed part in your hand to show quality, material properties, durability and abilities can ultimately help the decision-making process.

We partner with a wide range of manufacturers with over 30 different printers between them, capable of printing in a variety materials from PLA to metal. As we have no ties to a single manufacturer, we are proud to able to provide expert impartial advice to you and samples from our printers direct to you to assess the print quality and material properties