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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
Additive Manufacturing (AM) encompasses a variety of technologies suitable for producing components from liquid, solid or powder feedstocks. Selective Laser Melting (SLM), a powder-bed fusion process, has become a commonly used AM process for rapid prototyping and component manufacturing using metals, alloys and, to a lesser extent, ceramics. Learn more about SLM, suitable materials and how to optimize input parameters for improved product quality using Thermal Analysis.
One year ago, NETZSCH Analyzing & Testing announced the extension of its product portfolio with the Kinexus rotational rheometers and Rosand capillary rheometers. Our Rheology Application Specialists look back on the highlights and hint at the important topics coming up in 2021.
While Powder Bed Fusion and Binder Jetting evolved to also using metals, Directed Energy Deposition was specifically developed for this class of materials. We introduce the process principle and variations, benefits and applications of the Additive Manufacturing technology.
Closed indoor spaces are a problem due to the spread of SARS-CoV-2 via aerosols, especially in winter, when cold temperatures limit the ability to air rooms. A body of experts investigates the extent to which particle concentrations in enclosed indoor spaces can decreased with the help of highly effective indoor filters. The smoke density test device from NETZSCH TAURUS Instrument was also used in this context. Read more in the article!