Month: April 2020

What is the Ultimaker Materials Alliance?

The Ultimaker Materials Alliance is a global partnership programme between Ultimaker and 3D printing material companies. The Appliance sees selected companies develop materials that are optimised for Ultimaker 3D printers, so Ultimaker customers have supported access to a wider range of innovative and unique filaments. Ultimaker’s portfolio of own-brand 3D printing filaments is renowned for …

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Your Guide to Essentium’s ESD-Safe ‘Z’ Filaments

If you have ever touched something metal like a handrail or doorknob and received a small electric shock, you have experienced ESD (electrostatic discharge) first-hand. In everyday life, this is harmless, but in engineering and industry, it can fry electrical components and cause irreparable damage. The goal of ESD-safe materials is to eliminate that transfer …

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