What Really Matters: Materials
Together with 3D software, materials are a key ingredient to unlocking the full potential of 3D printing for manufacturing. Larger material companies are now investing significantly to cater to the rapid adoption and evolution of 3D printing technologies. Thus the AM industry drives the development of new materials which can offer better performances and also higher degrees of sustainability.

3D printing materials include four major families. Polymers refer to thermopolymers, which react to heat by melting, and photopolymers which react to light by hardening. To a lesser extent, 3D printable polymers also include silicones, and thermosets, which solidify when heated. Metals include pure metals (such as steel, iron titanium, aluminum, nickel). In addition they can include precious metals as well as a new superalloys. These are available for 3D printing in powder form or – in some cases – in wire form.

Other materials with great potential for 3D printing include advanced ceramics, like zirconia and alumina or traditional silica sand. Finally, 3D printing technologies and material manufacturers can focus specifically on composites. This family of materials includes carbon fiber and glass fiber with polymer matrices. Composites in 3D printing can take many forms.

This category also focuses on Consumable Resellers with over 150 businesses listed in the relative sub-category.

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Bralco Advanced Materials is a Singaporean startup engaged in the development of patented technology to manufacture engineered magnetic materials using additive manufacturing and machine learning to power and protect the electromagnetic components used in E.vehicles, mobile devices, 5G base stations, IoT, aerospace, medical devices and many more emerging industries of tomorrow.
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Exponentially Improving Additive Manufacturing Materials. Together, We Can Change The World. Starting With our ESD Formula1
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MaCh3D enables reliable, affordable and real-time monitoring of mechanical properties of transformed materials for greener, safer and optimized products.
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Alfa Chemistry Materials
Alfa Chemistry has served the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries for years. Today, Alfa Chemistry is specialized in organic chemistry, material chemistry, and medicinal chemistry. Alfa Chemistry offers an extensive catalog of 3D printing materials in a wide range of applications. Products listed on our website are either in stock or can be resynthesized within a reasonable time frame. In stock products can be shipped out within 3-5 business days upon receipt of customers' purchase order. You may search for our products through the search bar on our website.
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Hosokawa
Manufacturing high-quality synthetic or metallic products and spare parts using a 3D printer requires pure and stable powders, which in turn places high demands on the processing equipment used to make them. The Hosokawa Micron Group has the right powder processing technology to meet those demands.
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changemaker 3D
We are people with a passion for using technology and innovation to solve the world’s most pressing issues. You could call us social technologists. We take a challenge such as homelessness and work relentlessly to find a solution.
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4D biomaterials
4D Biomaterials is the trading name of 4D Medicine Ltd, a company that was spun out from the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick in April 2020.
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Yller is a dental materials industry, a closed-end corporation, which was created in the year 2012 and which has significant national recognition due to the expertise of the founding partners in the area of ​​material development.
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nishimura
Nishimura Advanced Ceramics is engaged in the integrated manufacture of ceramics including kneading materials, forming, firing and other processing to finish products.
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ESK
We supply customers all over the world. Our speciality and ultrafine grades are in demand around the globe. With our consulting, analyses and tests, we offer a perfect service, playing a key role especially in the development of new products.
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COP designs, synthesizes and formulates a range of materials for polymer transformation activities in several industries, such as Orthopedic equipment.
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kyocera
Ceramic 3D Printing for Rapid Prototypes by Kyocera, the Global Leading Manufacturer of Fine Ceramics
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Created at the tip of Brittany in 2015 by three designers, Fil & Fab is today the first French company for the regeneration of used fishing nets. These represent 800 tonnes of annual waste on the French coast.
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NEMATX
NEMATX AG is a Swiss startup company specialized in additive manufacturing. Founded as a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) in 2020, we aim to introduce the next generation in high-performance polymer 3D printing.
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AGC
AGC Ceramics Co., Ltd was established as a spin-off from Asahi Glass Co., Ltd in April 1st, 2002. We have been engaged in ceramics business since we started refractory production for glass melting furnace of Asahi Glass Co., Ltd 100 years ago.
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CeramTec
With over a century of development experience and production expertise, CeramTec is a leading supplier of advanced ceramics and engineers these materials for use in a wide area of applications. The current portfolio covers well over 10,000 different products and a wide variety of ceramic materials. Worldwide, more than 3,400 employees are active at The Ceramic Experts.
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cerpotech
CerPoTech offers a large selection of high quality ceramic oxide materials at competitive prices and specifications. We have synthesis protocols for more than 40 elements and are constantly adding to that list.
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Founded in 1874, CERAMICA COLLET SA manufactures ceramic clay bodies for industry, pottery and artistic ceramics, and natural clay for crafts, fine arts and education.
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ilaser
 Advanced ceramic laser 3D printing complete solution provider. We focus on the research and development of ceramic laser 3D printing technology.
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Hyperion Metals (ABN 84 618 935 372) (ASX: HYM) is an Australian company incorporated in Western Australia in 2017 for the purpose of pursuing various investment opportunities in the resources sector.
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