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Current Development and Future Trends of 3D Printing Materials

Published By :

Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

Published Date : Jan 2014

Category :

ICT

No. of Pages : 23

Acclaimed as the force to trigger the third industrial revolution, 3D printing has received worldwide attention. Vendors are developing a wide range of 3D printing technologies suitable for diverse applications. 

Recently, with several key patents expired, low-cost 3D printers have become available and therefore spurred the growth in SOHO 3D printing market and printing materials. This report profiles the current development and future trends of important 3D printing materials, with their properties and applications provided.

Table of Contents

1. Development of 3D Printing Technologies 
1.1 Low-Cost Hardware Devices 
1.2 Comprehensive Software and Services 
1.3 Wide Range of Materials 

2. 3D Printing Material Market Volume 

3. Current Development of 3D Printing Materials 
3.1 Plastic Materials 
3.1.1 PLA 
3.1.2 ABS 
3.1.3 PVA 
3.1.4 PA 
3.1.5 Other Plastic Materials 
3.2 Metal Materials 
3.2.1 Mixing Metal Powder with Binding Substances 
3.2.2 Powder Mixture of Metals with Different Melting Temperatures 
3.2.3 Alloy Powder 
3.3 Other Materials
3.3.1 Wood Fiber 
3.3.2 Ceramics 
3.3.3 Sand 
3.3.4 Gypsum 
3.3.5 Paper 

4. New 3D Printing Materials under Development 
4.1 Liquid Metals 
4.2 Graphene 
4.3 Carbomorph 
4.4 Biological Tissue 
4.4.1 Hydroxyapatite 
4.4.2 Hydrogels 
MIC Perspectives 

Appendix 

List of Chart

Figure 1 3D Printing Material Market Volume, 2008 - 2012 
Figure 2 3D Printed Objects in Photopolymer Resin 
Figure 3 3D Printed Objects in Various Thermoplastics
Figure 4 3D Printed Objects in Metal Before/After Polishing 
Figure 5 3D Printed Object in Wood Fiber 
Figure 6 3D Printed Objects in Ceramic and Sand 
Figure 7 3D Printed Objects in Gypsum, Sand, Paper 
Figure 8 NCSU\'s Printed Objects in Liquid Metal 
Figure 9 Applications of Carbomorph Circuit 

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