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LAYERbyLAYER: A Conversation with Janet Dickinson of Endeavor 3D

Welcome to LAYERbyLAYER: Interviews with 3D Printing Services, a unique series brought to you by BASF Forward AM.

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Bio-Derived Ultrasint® PA11 for Durable Parts and Superior Performance

From automotive to medical applications, PA11 is the perfect choice to produce parts that need to withstand high mechanical stress and is a sustainable alternative to PA12.

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3D Printed Injection Molding Inserts for Prototypes by MD ELEKTRONIK

MD Elektronik uses BASF Forward AM materials to speed up the creation of 3D printed inserts and create injection overmolded data cables

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LAYERbyLAYER: A Conversation with Mattia Mucci of Treddy

Welcome to LAYERbyLAYER: Interviews with 3D Printing Services, a unique series brought to you by BASF Forward AM.

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Exploring the Future of Injection Molding: A Dual Perspective

In the evolving world of manufacturing, the integration of traditional practices with innovative technologies is not just a trend but a strategic necessity. Among the…

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Full Guide: Polyurethane Molds with Ultracur3D® RG 1100 B / xPRO1100-Black

In the rapidly evolving world of product development, speed and flexibility are a must. This is where 3D printed PU molds steps in.

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LAYERbyLAYER: A Conversation with Vanna Menco of Prosilas

Welcome to LAYERbyLAYER: Interviews with 3D Printing Services, a unique series brought to you by BASF Forward AM.

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LAYERbyLAYER: A Conversation with Stijn Paridaens of Ziggzagg

Welcome to LAYERbyLAYER: Interviews with 3D Printing Services, a unique series brought to you by BASF Forward AM.

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Ultrafuse® PLA Tough: The Ultimate Functional PLA

In a market filled with high-speed filaments, speed alone solves only part of the equation. That's why we introduced Ultrafuse® PLA Tough, a filament that transcends speed to…

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AM I Navigator

This past November at Formnext, we introduced the AM I Navigator in collaboration with Siemens Industry, DyeMansion, EOS, and HP 3D Printing.

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Making Customers More Agile and Flexible with the Right 3D Printing Solution

How Valiant TMS slashed lead time and cost for a difficult to source end-use elastomeric automotive component.

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Reducing Operational Downtime by Utilizing Ultrafuse® PLA Tough Designed for High-Speed 3D Printing

Developing innovative materials and processes to provide workable solutions to help our customers

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Update: Forward AM’s Filament Materials Deliver on Both Performance and Sustainability

We not only have sustainable Ultrafuse® materials but also support other initiatives to be more sustainable. Find out more!

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Company Voices on Sustainability Vol. 3

The Innovative Development of Sustainable Products: Shaping the Future of Recycled Spools and Recycled Filaments with Paul Schepers

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Company Voices on Sustainability Vol. 2

Studying the Impact of the 3D Printing Industry: Ultrasim® 3D sustainability analysis with Marius Haefele

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No Time to Spare for a Spare Part: Ultrafuse® PLA and FFF to the Rescue

At Forward AM, we not only provide our customers with innovative solutions, occasionally we also find creative ways to help ourselves.

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BASF Forward AM Renews Commitment to Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Additive Manufacturing on the Environment

Discover how Forward AM commits to understand and address the impact of Additive Manufacturing on the environment

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The Victoria Hand Project Expands Prosthetics Access in Ukraine

With amputees in war-torn Ukraine nearing half million, the Canadian non-profit organization Victoria Hand Project (VHP) is combining innovative materials from BASF Forward…

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ISO 14001 Certification for BASF Forward AM

BASF Forward AM is proud to have been awarded an ISO 14001 Certification.

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Company Voices on Sustainability Vol. 1

Educating and Encouraging Our Team to Make Responsible Choices: Cycling to Work with Tim Ahnsorge

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How 3D printing is accelerating lead times for end-of-arm tooling

In this article we explore how soft tooling 3D printing works and how it can enhance end-of-arm tooling as well as other applications. We use examples and case studies from…

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A Conversation about Carbon Compensation

BASF Forward AM has launched a Carbon Compensation program as part of #ProjectZero. Let's learn more about this new program.

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How to Scale Manufacturing with ESD-safe 3D Printing?

Addressing the risks and challenges of electrostatic discharge in manufacturing thanks to innovative 3D printing materials.

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Driving Innovative Concepts Forward to Create a More Sustainable Future

BASF is breaking new ground through their partnership with Citroën to create a new fully electric car concept

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A conversation with 2022 Innovation Award Winner Archytas Automation

With a mission to provide customers with affordable automated solutions through Additive Manufacturing, Archytas strives to increase safety, expand capacity and grow profits…

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Additive Manufacturing Gets Cars into Showrooms

Late into the development process of its 2022 full-size SUV, General Motors added a spoiler closeout seal to improve aerodynamics and increase fuel-efficiency.

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5-Year Anniversary Interview – Martin Back and Stefan Josupeit

We celebrate our birthday, read the 5-Year Anniversary Interview with Martin Back and Stefan Josupeit.

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Formnext 2022: Highlighting Sustainability and New Materials with Innovative Hands-on Displays

Our 135-square meter Formnext booth will be filled with interactive features and product highlights along with the opportunity to participate in engaging and informative…

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3D printing and spare parts: Discussion on the environmental benefits

Sylvain Haasser (Head of Alternative Solutions at Groupe SEB), Pierre-Jacques Lyon (Co-founder & CEO of Marklix), and Nicolas Mathian (Head of Sustainability at BASF 3D…

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The new Zortrax Inspire 2

Zortrax Launches New Refined Resin 3D Printing & Post-Processing System

Discover the truly powerful Zortax trio that has joined the ranks of premier Additive Manufacturing - Zortrax Inkspire 2, the Zortrax Cleaning Station and Zortrax Curing…

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Meet Martin Back – Forward AM’s new Managing Director

Meet our new Managing Director Martin Back and discover his vision for Forward AM

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Biocompatibility for Ultrafuse® Filaments

With the help of 3D Additive Manufacturing the Olympic dream of an athlete was kept alive. Discover the story now!

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Startups, Apply to the Forward AM Innovation Award 2022

Innovation Award 2022 – Apply now

This year is the second edition of the Forward AM Innovation Award, the global contest for startups using Additive Manufacturing.

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Additive Manufacturing Keeps Olympia Dream Alive

With the help of 3D Additive Manufacturing the Olympic dream of an athlete was kept alive. Discover the story now!

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Stronger Together: DREIGEIST and Forward AM

Stronger Together - Discover what our partnership with DREIGEIST is all about

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Discover the Extensive Metal Filament World of Forward AM

Metal 3D printing is a great asset. Discover now all the great benefits that Forward AM has to offer within the metal world.

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How Ultrasint® TPU Enables a Recycling Stream

Discover how Ultrasint® TPU can be sustainable within the production process and beyond.

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Accuracy Put to the Test – Evaluation Study of the Ultracur3D® DM 2505

Precise parts are essential in various industries, especially in the dental sector. We put the Accuracy of our Ultracur3D®DM 2505 to the test.

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