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Phenolic resin based 3D printing

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A very warm welcome to you with news from the Bright World of Metals and

3D printing offers many advantages compared to the conventional methods for the manufacturing of components in the foundry industry. Meanwhile, this technology is being used in the automotive industry, mechanical engineering and pump industry right up to aviation. However, also here, there is still room for improvement in some special cases. How the use of other binding agents can be of advantage, read all about this in our theme of the month: Phenolic resin based 3D printing.

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The METEC Team

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Monthly topic: Phenolic resin based 3D printing
Business news: Stay up-to-date
Düsseldorf CityTip: Exhibition Erik Kessels & Friends

Topic of the Month

Phenolic resin based 3D printing

Photo Topic of the Month
A newly-developed sand process is the so-called Phenol-Direct-Binding method, PDB process for short. A thin layer of sand is initially applied. After the layered application of the sand, the phenol-based binding material is applied to the sand using a print head. The final stage in the process involves placing an infrared lamp over the construction field to heat up the sand and thus cure the binding material.
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Keep yourself informed at all times! We deliver current news from the world of metallurgy round the clock 365 days a year. This is what the METEC area Business News has in store for you. Have a look at the article overview:
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Düsseldorf CityTip

Exhibition Erik Kessels & Friends

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He is the rock star among artists and perfect images bore him: Dutch artist Erik Kessels collects photographs he finds in strangers’ photo albums and online. Discover at the NRW-Forum the astounding stories of families and friends, of chance fates and destinies, of memories and oblivion. Until 15 November.
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