Why Do Printing Temperatures of the Same Material Differ Between Different Filament Manufacturers?

NETZSCH Episode 2 - Printing temperatures 3D Printing

Dr. Natalie Rudolph discusses why there are different printing temperatures for one material (e.g., ABS or PLA), which you bought from different filament suppliers. She shares insights into the detection of the melting and softening properties of filaments with analytical instruments and gives tips on how home users of 3D printers can use this knowledge.

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Developing Conductive Polymers for Metal Replacement

NETZSCH Conductive Polymer Metal Replacement

Filler type, filler content and filler orientation: everything plays a role when it comes to tailoring thermal conductivity of polymers for specific applications, such as in the well-known field of Metal Replacement. Read how our customer DOMO Engineering Materials uses our instrument to research conductive raw materials.

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Do I Have to Dry my ABS Filament?

NETZSCH 3D Printing Myths Explained Drying ABS

Today, we answer the question if ABS filament absorbs water from the humidity in the air. Dr. Natalie Ruldolph explains why different plastics react differently to humidity in the environment and gives advice on what home users can do about it.

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NETZSCH Analyzing & Testing Offers Daily COVID Tests to Employees at its Headquarters


The ongoing pandemic poses major challenges for many employers in the administrative districts around the headquarters of NETZSCH Analyzing Testing in Selb, Germany. NETZSCH Analyzing & Testing is happy to support the initiative of the districts. Learn more!

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Estimating Warpage of Selective Laser Sintering Parts Using Thermomechanical Analysis


The plastics used in Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) have a higher thermal expansion when compared with other materials. Therefore, it is important to know how the dimensions of an SLS part change at different temperatures during the build and during use. The higher the thermal expansion coefficient, the more prone are the parts to warpage or curling and the build-up of residual stresses. Learn more!

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Überwachung elastomerer Werkstoffe in der Anwendung zur Ermittlung der Materialversagensgrenze


Das geforderte mechanische und dielektrische Eigenschaftsprofil von Elastomerwerkstoffen wird durch die Auswahl des geeigneten Polymers, Füllstoffs und der Additive für den Anwendungsbereich erreicht. Während ihrer Lebensdauer unterliegen elastomere Werkstoffe in Reifen-, Dichtungs- und Automobilanwendungen einer ständigen Veränderung. Lesen Sie mehr über die Möglichkeit zur Überwachung der mechanischen Eigenschaften von Elastomerwerkstoffe während der Anwendung.

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Another Step Forward in our Cooperation with Malvern Panalytical


If the extraordinary events of 2020 have taught us anything, it is that collaboration and teamwork are the best foundation for success. That is why we, NETZSCH Analyzing & Testing, and the NETZSCH Group, are pleased to be stepping up our cooperation with Malvern Panalytical. Learn more and join our first free webinar event on battery materials!

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Are The Fumes You Can Smell During 3D Printing Harmful or Even Toxic?

NETZSCH 3D Printing Myths

We took your questions related to common 3D printing issues and categorized them into what we call 3D printing myths – common concerns and sometimes misconceptions of this industry. Today, Dr. Natalie Rudolph explains how analytical devices can detect and identify the volatiles in such fumes released during 3D printing and gives important tips on what to pay attention to when printing with a 3D printer at home.

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Why We Participate in Round Robin Tests and Why You Should Too

NETZSCH_KIMW_Round Robin Tests

This year, NETZSCH will again participate in various round robin tests. Learn more about why round robin tests can be interesting for you and how you can participate in the round robin tests of the Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid in Germany.

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