Manufacturing Breakthrough Creates Path towards Eliminating Waste in 3D Printing
3D printing reducing wastes. As stated in Leuven, Belgium – November 18, 2020. Materialize NV (Nasdaq: MTLS), a leading company in 3D technology solutions in the industrial and medical markets, announces Bluesint PA12, a material innovation that makes it possible to 3D print with up to 100% re-used powder. 3D printing is often considered a sustainable manufacturing technology but a new Lifecycle Analysis indicates that for large series of identical products, 3D printing has a bigger environmental impact compared to conventional production technology. With the announcement of Bluesint PA12, Materialise creates a path towards eliminating waste in 3D printing.