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An Easier Way to Find the Right AM Material Replacement

Product Stephan Galozy | May 23, 2024 | 3 min read

With our latest release, we're offering customers an easier way to select compatible materials.

3D printing is different from most other manufacturing technologies – we know that. One of the major challenges most companies face while adopting the technology is that the material requirements must be met while printing. Compared to conventional manufacturing like CNC machining, where the properties are more or less defined by the raw material, qualifying parts for 3D printing requires a lot of knowledge, time, and iterative design.


3YOURMIND's smart technology and material recommendations for 3D printed parts.

Our latest release solves this problem with new features, enabling users to find the right material to meet the requirements for metal and plastic parts.

What's Different?

Many of our customers have experienced challenges because of a lack of transparency about AM materials available in the market. They were forced to research multiple websites from various material suppliers just to compare options – and still, they don’t trust the data.

With the 3YOURMIND material database, we’ve worked collaboratively with experienced producers and material and technology providers to bring it all together and provide a database that meets the requirements with proven data.

Here’s what you can expect:

  1. 3YOURMIND connects a conventional material database with 1,200+ AM materials, which can be produced on 840+ printers.

  2. We gave it a nice and easy-to-use design to make it easy for our customers to enable their engineers to print their parts.

  3. We offer exceptional data quality, which is fed with material key features such as flame retardancy, corrosion resistance, and UV resistance. This enables smart filtering of the best AM material and technology for a given application.

  4. The ability to configure which materials they want to consider internally and for external production.

  5. The ability to add individual logic to recommend the best options.

  6. Database available on-premise and on the 3YOURMIND secure cloud with regular updates

3YOURMIND platform offers a streamlined solution for material recommendation, helping our customers to find the best suitable materials with the right properties for their AM applications.

Keep reading to learn how it works and how it helps organizations qualify parts faster for on-demand manufacturing.


Gain access to advanced material recommendations with 3YOURMIND

New Material Selection and Comparison

3YOURMIND Version 24.5 has a new advanced material comparison feature in the production tab. This feature allows users to browse through up to 1,200+ AM materials easily. The embedded smart filtering and sorting functionalities help users select and find the right material to manufacture the AM part. As material entries are bound by technology, it is also now possible to get insights about the manufacturing technology for the screened part.


All Improvements at a Glance

  • New material comparison tools make it easier to find the right AM material replacement. 
  • Greater accuracy with fixed prices for catalog parts
  • Various analytics dashboard updates in part identification

For more details, see our Release Notes for 24.5.

This release is being rolled out to our SaaS customers. If you are still waiting to see updates, they should be available within the next few days. 

For further information or feedback, please contact our technical support helpdesk or contact us via e-mail.

Stephan Galozy

    Best regards,

    Stephan Galozy
    Chief Product Officer



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