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The i.materialise blog keeps you updated about outstanding 3D designs, the newest 3D printing technologies and the best 3D modeling software tutorials.
Introducing Our New Polyamide Finishes: Improved Polished and Satin

Introducing Our New Polyamide Finishes: Improved Polished and Satin

We’re happy to announce the launch of two new finishes for Polyamide (SLS): Improved polished and satin!

Polyamide is the perfect material for 3D printing because it’s strong and flexible. Furthermore, it uses SLS technology, which allows the highest degree of freedom when it comes to designing for 3D, making it a good option for creative minds. Polyamide is also our most versatile material for 3D printing regarding colors and finishes: we have up to seven finishes available on our website, including the new improved polished and the satin finish.

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10 Stunning 3D Prints in Polyamide (SLS)

10 Stunning 3D Prints in Polyamide (SLS)

Polyamide is the all-rounder when it comes to 3D printing materials. It can be used for hand-painted sculptures, tech gadget prototypes, stunning fashion and jewelry design, or even pieces of art. Since this nylon plastic comes in 26 different finishes and can be used so universally, we thought it was about time to pay attention to some of its outstanding designs. Take a look at the 10 coolest polyamide objects we created in our 3D printers lately. 

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