| The Essentium Team

What Makes a 3D Printer Filament ESD-Safe?

Preventing electrostatic discharge (ESD) events that can damage sensitive electronic components during manufacturing is primarily accomplished through the use of tools, clothes, covers, trays, and grippers made of ESD-safe materials. This article discusses the scientific principles behind what gives a 3D printer filament ESD-safe properties, and why Essentium’s materials are the best choice for your […]

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| The Essentium Team

Produce ESD-Safe Tools More Quickly & Affordably with Additive Manufacturing

When it comes to producing small quantities of just about any tool used on the factory floor, additive manufacturing (AM) beats subtractive manufacturing hands down. This article reviews how Essentium’s High Speed Extrusion (HSE™) 3D Printing Platform, and Z Collection of ESD-safe materials can overcome the challenges to equipping your assembly lines and workers with […]

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| The Essentium Team

5+ Strategic Considerations to Maximize Your 3D Printer Investment

For the fourth year in a row, Essentium sponsored a third-party study to get industry feedback on the present and future use of industrial additive manufacturing (AM.) One of the biggest takeaways from the latest report was the strong confidence in the financial potential for 3D printing. Ninety six percent of manufacturing managers and executives surveyed agreed […]

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| The Essentium Team

7 Material Improvements Needed for Large-Scale Adoption of 3D Printing

Essentium recently sponsored its fourth annual Trends in 3D Printing at Scale Report, which surveyed more than 160 managers and executives with responsibility for additive manufacturing (AM) at scale. Participants were asked questions related to the present and future use of industrial 3D printing and their opinions on outcomes. Among these questions, participants were asked which obstacles […]

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