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Peek 3D printing, All you need to know
Weerg staff

13 minutes reading time

The PAEK (polyaryletherketone) family, of which PEEK is a member, is known for its high thermomechanical properties and is at the top of the list of high-performance polymers.

What is stainless steel?
Weerg staff

12 minutes reading time

With stainless steel production measuring about 52.2 million metric tons in 2019 alone, it is clear that this powerful material is in high demand, especially in the past decade. From home décor stainless steel to CNC machined stainless steel, it has...

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Peek 3D printing, All you need to know
Weerg staff

13 minutes reading time

The PAEK (polyaryletherketone) family, of which PEEK is a member, is known for its high thermomechanical properties and is at the top of the list of high-performance polymers.

What is stainless steel?
Weerg staff

12 minutes reading time

With stainless steel production measuring about 52.2 million metric tons in 2019 alone, it is clear that this powerful material is in high demand, especially in the past decade. From home décor stainless steel to CNC machined stainless steel, it has...

The top 3 aluminium alloys: All you need to know
Weerg staff

11 minutes reading time

Aluminium has become a very popular material for applications across many different industries. Its popularity over other materials is associated with its excellent mechanical properties. If you want to learn all about the top 3 aluminium alloys,...

HDT and VICAT: thermal bending and penetration tests explained well
Fabio Trotti

5 minutes reading time

Material testing - Thermal Testing The need for reliable data from repeatable tests that can be used by designers for material selection is the main reason why a number of standardized tests have been developed over time to characterise materials.

3D Printing Material testing - Impact test: Charpy
Fabio Trotti

5 minutes reading time

Material testing - Impact test: Charpy The need to get reliable data from repeatable tests that can be used by designers for the material choice is the main reason why a number of standardized tests have developed over time to define materials.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Material for FDM 3D Printing
Fabio Trotti

34 minutes reading time

Introduction The advent of FDM 3D printing technology (an acronym for Fused Deposition Modeling) has rapidly attracted an ever-increasing curiosity, both from the industry and the community of makers and hobbyists.To attract attention to this...

PEEK: All about Plastic Polymer with Aluminium-like Properties
Fabio Trotti

8 minutes reading time

What is PEEK? PEEK (polyether ether ketone) is an organic thermoplastic polymer belonging to the family of polyetherketones, often referred to as the king of polymers, thanks to a fantastic mix of very high mechanical, thermal and chemical properties

Guide to Choose the Best Material to Realize your CNC Parts
Nicolás Viotto

19 minutes reading time

Introduzione When you go to create prototypes or parts for customized projects or for replacement, the choice of material is a very important phase of the design.Different materials used for the same design, even belonging to the same family, can...

HP Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D Printing Materials and Properties
Weerg staff

9 minutes reading time

With HP's introduction of Multi Jet Fusion technology, many things have changed in the 3D printing industry: the production capacity often 10 times higher than the old SLS technology, an uptime close to 100%, a very affordable production cost, but...