Additive Manufacturing Materials, Characteristics and Usages

  • October 13, 2016
  • Logans Roadhouse - Pelham Road (53 Beacon Dr)
  • Greenville , SC , USA


Additive Manufacturing Materials, Characteristics and Usages

The presentation will focus on commonly used materials in the FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) and PolyJet additive manufacturing technologies. Jim will show material properties and best applications for materials such as ABS, ASA, Nylon12, PC, Ultem, Rigur, Tango and Vero. Attendees will learn how to differentiate between PolyJet and FDM materials and how to differentiate between basic and advanced Materials. A brief comparison of the two printing technologies will be shown as well.

Jim Heckman is the Territory Manager – Additive Manufacturing for TriMech Solutions. Based in Charlotte, NC, Jim covers South Carolina and Western North Carolina. Before joining TriMech he was in the printing industry for over 20 years. His roles included graphic design, account management, account implementation and sales of printed graphics. Jim served various roles between 2004-2014 for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers including chairman of the Safety Pictorial Review & Advisory Task Force which focused on creating an open source database of common safety pictorials. He also served as vice chairman of their annual Product Safety and Liability seminar. He is a 1993 graduate of Clarion University in Clarion, PA with a BS in Communications.

Networking Hour: 5:15 - 6:15 PM

Dinner: 6:15 PM

Meeting: 7:00 PM

Cost: $20.00

Question and RSVPS should be directed to Richard Bajan at

We hope to see you there!

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