Author - Cindy Deekitwong

NP swabs prove 3D Printing’s scalability & speed-to-market advantages

Origin, manufacturer of stereolithography (SLA) 3D printers was one of the founding members of the consortium. It began working with several partners to develop what it is now calling the world’s first FDA-compliant, sterile, 3D-printed NP test swab. Scalability and Speed-to-Market Within weeks they were able to bring a product to...

Upcoming Webinar on Nasopharyngeal Swabs – Origin/Henkel

Open Additive Mass Manufacturing of FDA Compliant NP Swabs. How to bring a new medical device to market in weeks. When COVID-19 hit the U.S., an already stretched supply chain was unable to meet the demand for NP Swabs used in COVID-19 test kits, this resulted in a call for...

Interview: The Working Moms of Henkel

Happy Mother’s Day to Our Entire 3D Printing Team! At Henkel generally, and within our group specifically, diversity and the ability to maintain a healthy work-life balance are key driving principles. During the time of this pandemic, we’ve all had to make adjustments in how we manage our business and...

Henkel at Nexa3D Material Expansion Webinar

Through recent partnership with Henkel, Nexa3D has now joined Henkel’s open platform of substance associates. As a result, the companies are jointly announcing the availability of Nexa3D 3843-xABS Black. This unique formulation is specifically tuned for use with Nexa3D’s flagship NXE400 3D printer and is based on LOCTITE 3D 3843...

3D Printing Helps the Medical Industry fight Coronavirus While Also Protecting Mother Earth

3D printing (AKA additive manufacturing) is playing a vital role in how the medical community is responding to the global coronavirus pandemic. But in tandem, the technology is also proving it can help heal the earth. Like many other industries, healthcare is dependent on supply chains that are structured around...

Henkel Collaborates to Power the Next, Greener Industrial Revolution

In a previous article, we introduced the topic of sustainability and its importance within Henkel. We have a long history of prioritizing the environment in both our products, and our approach towards innovation. It’s been said that additive manufacturing will drive the next industrial revolution. As that vision comes to fruition,...

Sustainability in Additive Manufacturing

While recycling efforts are making headway, there is still much work to be done. Many countries collect and recycle waste improperly and people in many places are unaware of the impact their waste has on the environment. At the same time, most types of plastic take hundreds of years...