Succinity, formed as a joint venture between BASF and Corbion, produces biobased succinic acid.
Urban green habitat 3D-printed with multiple recycled filaments
Addressing some of the biggest environmental challenges such as plastic waste, overconsumption of energy and other resources, rapidly deteriorating biodiversity and urbanization, the installation is a groundbreaking prototype in urban architecture and an industry-first showcase in Additive Manufacturing of a scalable, city-developing circular economy.
Avantium is a spin-out from Royal Dutch Shell, founded to develop advanced catalysts to create more environmentally friendly materials. IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Bryony Core finds out about their latest activities in the world of biobased intermediates and polymers.
Synvina is a wholly owned subsidiary of Avantium and uses the YXY Process to produce biobased FDCA and PEF.
BASF Ultrafuse 316L - Metal filament for industrial 3D printing
With Ultrafuse 316L, BASF 3D Printing Solutions launches an innovative metal-polymer composite for Fused Filament Fabrication into the market. It enables the safe, simple, and cost-efficient production of fully metal parts for prototypes, metal tooling, and functional metal parts in the simplest 3D printing process.
Corbion are a world leading manufacturer of polylactic acid polymers. Technology Analyst Dr Bryony Core provides an insight into their recent activities in developing sustainable chemical and biological solutions to support a global circular economy.
Impossible Objects Unveils Next-Generation 3D Printer, Partners
Impossible Objects announced two watershed advances in composite 3D printing for the factory floor. The company's latest 3D printing system, the CBAM-2, and a new partnership with BASF on PA6-carbon fiber composites extend Impossible Objects' patented composite based additive manufacturing process (CBAM) to an unprecedented range of industrial applications.
BASF and Paxis advance innovative materials for new 3D printing tech
BASF 3D Printing Solutions is to provide innovative additive manufacturing materials to Paxis LLC for their new WAV™ (Wave Applied Voxel) technology. This is currently in development and is designed to meet the needs of additive manufacturing users, advanced manufacturing as well as traditional manufacturing markets.
BASF and Origin collaborate with footwear manufacturer ECCO
BASF 3D Printing Solutions and its strategic partner Origin are collaborating with ECCO, a footwear manufacturer, to develop a wholly new approach to footwear production.
IDTechEx Graphene & 2D Materials 2019 Award Winner
At the IDTechEx Graphene & 2D Materials conference and exhibition in Berlin on April 10-11, the first graphene award for the Most Significant Advancement In Graphene, CNT, Or 2D Material Commercialisation was presented.
Polymer aerogels get nearer to high volume production
The aerogel market is dominated by silica-based materials; IDTechEx Research calculate this to be over 98% in 2019 by revenue.