RAPID+TCT 2023: 3D Systems Showcases High-speed Production Thermoplastic Extrusion 3D Printers

Vice President of Advanced Application Development Patrick Dunne on combining extrusion and additive technology in one machine.

Part makers moving to additive frequently encounter limited and proprietary choices for raw materials. The extrusion and injection molding industries, however, have thousands of choices in low-cost resins. 3D Systems has combined extrusion technology with additive to expand resin choices in commodity and engineering materials.

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