3D Printing and Its Impact on the Production of Fully Functional Components: Emerging Research and Opportunities (Advances in Chemical and Materials Engineering)

Manufacturing processes have undergone significant developments in recent years. With the application of new technology, the productivity of companies has increased tremendously.

3D Printing and Its Impact on the Production of Fully Functional Components: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an innovative source of scholarly research on the advancements of 3D printing technology in modern manufacturing processes. Highlighting critical perspectives on topics such as industrial applications, 3D modeling, and bioprinting, this publication is ideally designed for professionals, academics, engineers, students, and practitioners interested in the latest trends in additive manufacturing.

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Opportunities in Polymer and Plastic 3D Printing – 2017: An Opportunity Analysis and Ten-Year …


Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Opportunities in Polymer and Plastic 3D Printing – 2017: An Opportunity Analysis and Ten-Year Forecast” report to their offering.

As the global chemical and polymer suppliers of the manufacturing world move into position to exert more influence over the increasingly integrated 3D printing industry, market change appears imminent. Meanwhile, the commercialization of disruptive new print technologies such as those from Carbon, HP, Rize, and more all ensure 2017 will be a pivotal year.

Opportunities in Polymer and Plastic 3D Printing – 2017 is the third generation of the world’s most comprehensive analysis of polymer 3D printing technology. In this new edition, market analysis is segmented by print technology market -as each major polymer print process settles into its own roles and established applications, our analysis has deepened to the specifics of each driving print technology and associated materials.

Utilizing purpose-built proprietary 3D printing market models, the report is able to present detailed market forecast data on thermoplastic filaments, powders, photopolymers, composites, and more utilized in popular print technologies of material extrusion (FDM, FFF), polymer powder bed fusion (SLS, Multi Jet Fusion), photopolymerization (SLA, DLP, CLIP), binder jetting, and more.

All available materials for primary polymer print technologies are analyzed and forecasted, including market revenues as well as material shipments, by industry and geography, over the next decade. Therefore, the report believes that Opportunities in Polymer and Plastic 3D Printing – 2017 will provide exceptional value to business development professionals and internal market strategy teams for the global chemical and polymer industries, as well as polymer 3D printer manufacturers, print service providers, and developers of polymer 3D printing manufacturing solutions.

Key Topics Covered:

Chapter One: Review of Current Market Trends and Dynamics in Polymer 3D Printing

1.1 Segmenting the Polymer 3D Printing Market: Specialized Processes versus Manufacturing Processes

1.2 Polymer 3D Printing Market in Period of Transition Through 2017

1.3 Analysis of Growth Drivers and Emerging Dynamics in Polymer Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing

1.4 Major Adopters of Polymer 3D Printing Technology by Industry – Trends and Future Growth Drivers

1.5 2016 Market in Review – Setting the Stage for a Global Manufacturing Revolution?

1.6 Summary of Ten-Year Forecasts for Polymer 3D Printing Materials

Chapter Two: Opportunities for Polymer 3D Printing Hardware and Materials in Material Extrusion Technology

2.1 Global Material Extrusion Market Metrics and Landscape

2.2 Characterizing the Material Extrusion Process

2.3 Influential Applications and Major Markets for Material Extrusion 3D Printing

2.4 Opportunities in Print Materials and Polymers in Material Extrusion

2.5 Major Players and Influencers in the Material Extrusion Segment – Materials and Hardware

Chapter Three: Opportunities for Polymer 3D Printing Hardware and Materials in Powder Bed Fusion Technology

3.1 Global Powder Bed Fusion Market Metrics and Landscape

3.2 Characterizing Polymer Powder Bed Fusion Technology

3.3 Influential Applications and Major Markets for Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printing

3.4 Opportunities in Print Materials and Polymers in Powder Bed Fusion

3.5 Major Players and Influencers in the Powder Bed Fusion Segment – Materials and Hardware

Chapter Four: Opportunities for Polymer 3D Printing Hardware and Materials in Photopolymerization and Material Jetting Technologies

4.1 Global Photopolymer 3D Printing Market Metrics and Landscape

4.2 Photopolymerization Methods versus Material Jetting

4.3 Influential Applications and Major Markets for Photopolymer-Based 3D Printing

4.4 Opportunities in Print Materials and Polymers for Photopolymer Printing

4.5 Major Players and Influencers in the Photopolymer 3D Printing Segment – Materials and Hardware

Chapter Five: Opportunities for Polymer 3D Printing Hardware and Materials in Other and Emerging Print Technologies

5.1 Binder Jetting with Polymers – Is Polymer Binder Jetting Viable for the Future?

5.2 Lamination Based Processes – New Life in 2017 through Composite Processing

5.3 Specialized and Emerging Polymer 3D Printing Processes – Bringing Further Potential Disruption

Chapter Six: Ten-Year Market Forecasts for Polymer and Plastic 3D Printing

6.1 Methodologies and Assumptions

6.2 Presentation of Key Market Metrics

6.3 Material Extrusion Market Data

6.4 Polymer Powder Bed Fusion Market Data

6.5 Photopolymer 3D Printing Technology Market Data

6.6 Binder Jetting Market Data

6.7 Industry Market Data

Companies Mentioned

– 3D Systems

– Arburg

– Arkema


– Bolson Materials/Argyle Materials

– CRP Technologies

– Cincinnati Inc.

– DSM Somos (Royal DSM)

– DeltaMed and Prodways


– EnvisionTEC

– Evonik

– Henkel

– Lehmann & Voss

– Oxford Performance Materials

– Prodways and Farsoon (including ExcelTec)


– Sartomer (Arkema)

– Solvay

– Stratasys

– taulman3D

– TierTime

– Xaar/voxeljet

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XYZprinting and Memjet Join Forces to Create 3D Printing Opportunities at drupa 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA, May 18, 2016 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Faster, More Cost-Effective Solutions Meet the Increasing Demand for 3D Applications

SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – May 18, 2016) – Memjet (http://www.memjet.com) announces that XYZprinting (us.xyzprinting.com), a global market leader in 3D printing, will use Memjet’s patented printhead technology to increase the speed and affordability of its 3D printing platform. This is the first time Memjet’s printheads have been used for 3D printing. XYZprinting will use Memjet’s patented technology to create fast, price-competitive solutions capable of expanding 3D printing opportunities into new markets. The solutions are expected to be available in early 2017 in the Asia-Pacific region. Previews of XYZprinting’s Memjet-based 3D printing platform can be seen at the Memjet stand (Hall 5, stand C24) at drupa 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

XYZprinting is a market leader in 3D printing solutions. Incorporating Memjet’s printheads into its 3D printing platform enables the company to dramatically increase the speed of powder-based 3D object creation. With Memjet-powered 3D printers, objects can be created up to five times faster than with other 3D printing solutions in the same class. In addition to being faster, Memjet-powered 3D printers create a more affordable printing solution, giving businesses a cost-effective way to add 3D printing to their range of services.

The 3D Opportunity

CONTEXT, a global IT research firm, recently published a report that indicates strong growth in the market for 3D printers. In their report, 3D Printing Market Trends Q4 2015 and Full Year, the firm notes that worldwide shipments for 3D printers rose 19 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 and 30 percent throughout the full calendar year.

The industry’s progress is reflected in XYZprinting’s expanded product line. Simon Shen, CEO of XYZprinting and its parent company, New Kinpo Group, says, “The past year has been a time of growth both for 3D printing and for XYZprinting. We introduced several 3D printer models at the CES 2016 show, and will launch the new da Vinci Mini Series 3D printer and 3D pen this summer. Our partnership with Memjet enables us to build on this success, giving us the technology we need to dramatically enhance the speed and economy of our business-class solutions.”

See the Opportunity at drupa

Len Lauer, chairman and CEO of Memjet, notes, “XYZprinting has a strong reputation for delivering 3D products that are accessible, high quality, and easy-to-use. Memjet shares a similar reputation for the way our printheads have transformed traditional printing processes. Bringing the power of the XYZprinting organization together with Memjet technology creates a disruptive new solution that enables a whole new group of businesses to benefit from the potential of 3D printing. We are looking forward to presenting this exciting new development at drupa 2016.”

Attendees can visit the Memjet stand (Hall 5, stand C24) at drupa to learn more about Memjet-powered 3D printing solution from XYZprinting.

If you are interested in meeting with Memjet at drupa, visit rockyourprint.com for more information.

About Memjet

Memjet created a whole new category of inkjet printing when it introduced their revolutionary printhead technology. These color printheads use Memjet’s unique Waterfall Printhead Technology™ that fires millions of ink drops per second. The waterfall technology and related components hold approximately 3,500 global patents, demonstrating both the innovation and the value of this solution.

Memjet has since grown to become a global leader, offering page wide, color printing technologies that provide remarkable speeds and affordability to a growing number of customers and markets, with a focus on desktop, wide format, and production applications.

Memjet maintains its corporate office in San Diego, and has offices in Dublin, Sydney, Taipei, Singapore and Boise, Idaho. The company is privately held. For more information, please visit www.memjet.com, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @memjet.

About XYZprinting

XYZprinting, a New Kinpo Group company, is the world’s leading 3D printing manufacturer. Dedicated to bringing cost-effective 3D printing to educators and classrooms, consumers and artists, small-to-midsized businesses, and households around the world, XYZprinting has broken down the barriers of 3D printer ownership by providing an easy-to-use device that delivers an outstanding user experience, whether connected to a computer or via mobile. Its printers have won several accolades within the 3D printing industry at major technology industry events and by top publications. XYZprinting currently has offices in China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, the United States and Europe. To learn more about XYZprinting products, view useful tutorials, receive online or phone customer service, and access galleries for free, downloadable 3D designs, please visit http://us.xyzprinting.com.

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