TETHON 3D AWARDED MEANS TO DEVELOP CERAMIC/METAL DLP 3D PRINTER

3D Printing Industry | 8/16/2018 | Umair Iftikhar
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Tethon 3D, a ceramic 3D printing material specialist headquartered in Nebraska, has received a grant to develop a multi-material DLP 3D printer.

The grant was awarded by the University of Nebraska, that will also provide the company with technical support. For now, the amount of the awarded grant remains undisclosed.

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Dave Rippe, director of the Nebraska Department of Economic Development praised and supported the project, “The Academic Research and Development Program supports partnerships between Nebraska entrepreneurs and academic institutions, and continues to produce incredible results in terms of putting our companies on the leading-edge of innovation and enhancing their industry competitiveness,” said Rippe.

The new project will lead to the establishment of Tethon 3D’s first hardware division.

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Digital Light Processing (DLP) is a 3D printing technology which commonly uses a digital light projector to cure polymers. It’s potential however to work with cheaper metal feedstock, and produce higher resolution parts has seen increasing interest from other material categories.

Tethon 3D aims to advance the DLP technology to make it fully compatible with its proprietary ceramics and metals for 3D printing. Keran Linder, the CEO of Tethon 3D, explains: “By optimizing a DLP printer for ceramics and metals and formulating our materials specifically for this enhanced printer, the industry can...
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