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Flame test on an FDM ULTEM 9085 part
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Flame Retardant Plastics & UL 94 Flammability Standards In Parts Manufacturing

This article delves into flame-retardant plastics typically used to produce parts through 3D printing, CNC machining, and formative manufacturing technologies. It also covers the complexities of flame retardancy and industry standards, such as the UL 94 rating.

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MJF vs SLS: 3D Printing Technologies Compared

3D Printed Guitar Picks Experiment with Niko at Xometry

Will It Break? A Live Experiment With 3D Printed Guitar Picks

PA11 vs. PA12: What Are the Differences?

Students using a 3D printer and a laptop, they are printing plastic prototypes

Unlocking Efficiency: The Power of Rapid Prototyping in Modern Manufacturing

Basic 3D Printing Articles

Latest 3D Printing Articles

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Complex 3D printed part via MJF

HP MJF 3D Printing Design Guidelines

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Choosing Right File Formats for Manufacturing

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Infographic: Design Rules for 3D Printing

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Infographic: 3D Printing Process and Material Decision Guide

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FDM PLA parts

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D Printing Design Tips

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SLS Nylon PA12 as-printed sample part

Design Tips for Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) 3D Printing

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