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3D Printing: Comprehensive Review for a Good Start

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Recorded on Mar 31, 2016

3D printing will deeply transform the plastic industry. Keep up so you are ready when you need to with this all-in-one structured review. It gathers everything you should know about additive manufacturing:


  • Techniques available: selective laser sintering (SLS), stereolithography (SLA), fused deposition modeling (FDM), multi-jet printing (MJP)...
  • Materials requirements for each technique
  • Current applications (expanding fast!) in automotive, packaging, E&E, medical...

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Tyler Koslow Presented By:
Tyler Koslow

Length: 90 min

Course Type: Technology
Level: Beginner

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Why should you view this course?

3D printing is destined to transform almost every industry. Get up to speed with a structured review of techniques and applications!


  1. Get a global comprehensive review of additive manufacturing techniques (SLS, SLA, FDM, 3DP...), associated materials and constraints to solve for future growth
  2. Update on technical solutions appearing in your market (automotive, packaging, E&E, building & construction, medical)
  3. Get answers on your own 3D printing questions by interacting live with our hands-on expert Tyler Koslow
3D Printer

Who should view this course?

Technical people (R&D) from plastic & adhesive industries; from additives & resin suppliers, till OEM (the whole value chain)

Course Outline


The following sections will be covered during the session:

  1. Introduction to 3D printing
    • 3D printing revolution: what value & changes does it bring to the industry
    • Market Data & Expected Growth
    • What does additive manufacturing actually mean?

  2. 3D Printing: The new industrial revolution?
    • Automobile
    • Aerospace
    • Packaging (smart packaging)
    • E&E
    • Building & Construction
    • Medical / Prosthetics

  3. Widely used types of industrial 3D printing process and printers
    • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
    • Laser Sintering (SLS)
    • Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS)
    • Stereolithography (SLA)
    • Digital Light Processing (DLP)
    • Inkjet: Material Jetting
    • Inkjet: Binder Jetting

  4. Materials Specs / characteristics / limitations for each / when to use which material?
    • Industrial FDM materials and specs
    • Industrial Polyjet/SLA materials and specs
    • Industrial SLS materials and specs
    • Industrial Metal alloy materials and specs

  5. Case studies in the following industries:
    • Automotive
    • Aerospace
    • Packaging
    • E&E
    • Building & Construction
    • Medical

  6. Where do we go from here / What is next?

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