Metal 3D Printing

Metal 3D Printing: Kennametal Offers Binder Jet Tungsten Carbide

Kennametal has launched its KAR85-AM-K, tungsten carbide for binder jetting. The material, which is comparable to its existing CN13S Co-Ni-Cr powder, is tough, hard-wearing and ideal for wear-resistant parts and…

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3D Printing Innovator’s Roundtable Webinar: Ditching DfAM and Embracing Design Freedom

In an industry where change is constant and unpredictable, professionals across the manufacturing industry have turned to additive manufacturing (AM) to overcome design and supply chain challenges. But conventional AM…

“Broadest” Portfolio of 3D Printed Tooling Released by ExOne

The ExOne Company (Nasdaq: XONE) has released what it is calling the “broadest portfolio of industrial-grade 3D printed tooling”, dedicated to plastic injection molding or forming, laying up composites, casting…

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The Important Relationship Between Quality Management Systems and Additive Manufacturing

According to the American Society of Quality, a Quality Management System (QMS) is defined as “a formalized system that documents processes, procedures, and responsibilities for achieving quality and regulatory policies…

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Launcher’s Rocket 3D Printing Gets a Boost from New VELO3D Metal 3D Printer

Space startup Launcher adds a second VELO3D metal printing system to its Long Beach, California facility to upgrade its additive manufacturing practices. A developer of high-performance rockets for small satellites,…

Two Advanced 3D Printing Metal Materials Launched by 3D Systems

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD), which reported high second-quarter revenues and earnings after selling both its on-demand 3D printing and medical simulation businesses earlier this summer, just announced the addition of two…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 2, 2021: VELO3D, EOS, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, VELO3D is expanding its team in Europe, and Etihad Engineering is working with EOS and Baltic3D on an R&D project. Moving on from business…

Startup Accelerator, Singapore: Zenyum, Star3D, 3D Metal Forge

In this third installment of Startup Accelerator, Singapore, we’ll be looking at the ship-and-noodle loving nation state’s 3D printing startup community. Zenyum Zenyum is a direct competitor to Align Technology…

Startup Accelerator, Singapore: Hyperganic, Molyworks, Additive Flight Solutions

In this series, we’re looking at the startup scene in Singapore by identifying some of the 3D printing companies being founded and grown there. Hyperganic Hyperganic always kind of confuses…

Micro Metal 3D Printing from Holo Gets Series B Round, New Materials

Holo, which uses photopolymer slurry and stereolithography (Slurry SLA, as I am dubbing it) to make precise metal components, has announced the completion of a Series B round of funding….

AM Investment Strategies Profile: The ExOne Company

Among the firms that will be participating in the SmarTech – Stifel AM Investment Strategies 2021 summit on September 9, 2021 is ExOne (Nasdaq: XONE), whose CEO John Hartner will be involved in…

Startup Accelerator, Singapore: 3D Printed Magnets, Noodles, and Implants

One of the countries that is doing a bang-up job of stimulating the 3D printing sector is Singapore. Through Nanyang Technological University’s National Additive Manufacturing – Innovation Cluster (NAMIC) coordinating…

Direct Air Capture Tech to Be Enabled by 3D Printing with GE Research DOE Award

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is betting on still very nascent carbon capture technology to attempt to address runaway global warming and it’s turning to GE to do so….

Metal and Ceramic 3D Printing Made Cheap and Fast with AIM3D’s Pellet Extruder

Germany-based manufacturer of multi-material printers, AIM3D, developed their next generation of print heads in the first half of 2021. The new CEM-E2 extruder, like its predecessor, is able to print…

3D Printed Copper from ExOne Enables Maxxwell’s Electric Motors

ExOne (Nasdaq: XONE) continues to showcase interesting developments, amid its ongoing acquisition by Desktop Metal. The metal and sand binder jetting pioneer has announced the ability to 3D print copper…

VELO3D Enables 3D Printing Nickel Superalloy at Vertex Manufacturing

Cincinnati-based Vertex Manufacturing is now the first contract manufacturer to offer 3D printing of the superalloy Hastelloy-X using a VELO3D system. After purchasing a dedicated machine for Inconel 718 in June,…

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Metal 3D Printing to Yield $50B in Parts by 2030

SmarTech Analysis has some bold numbers for the metal additive manufacturing (AM) market. The leading firm dedicated to 3D printing market analysis and consulting has projected that the segment for…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 12, 2021: Metal 3D Printing & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Aurora Labs is testing out its metal 3D printing on Australian Navy frigates, while a Silicon Valley startup is creating custom 3D printed carbon…

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A Metal 3D Printing Leader Emerges: Desktop Metal to Buy ExOne

Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) and ExOne (Nasdaq: XONE) have announced that the former will buy all shares of common stock of the latter, establishing a leader in the metal binder…

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Ford to Mass Produce Metal 3D Printed Part for Popular Car

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) has made it public that it will be mass producing a new automotive component with metal 3D printing in the next two to three years….

Metal 3D Printing Student Receives ASTM International Scholarship

Standards body ASTM International has just announced four $10,000 scholarships for graduate students. Selected from 50 applicants out of ASTM’s 5,000 student members, these ASTM International graduate scholarships have been…

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Metal 3D Printing with Cobalt Chrome Added to Desktop Health’s Dental Portfolio

Desktop Health, the recently launched healthcare business within Desktop Metal, Inc. (NYSE: DM), creates, manufactures, and markets a suite of 3D printing and biofabrication solutions, but dental applications have been…

First 3D Printed Parts Installed in Nuclear Reactor

After announcing the project in October 2020, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has completed the installation of four 3D printed brackets at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)’s Browns Ferry Nuclear…

Process Monitoring – the Future of Quality Assurance for Additive Manufacturing?

In-Process monitoring is the stepping-stone for AM parts not only to validate the process but also to minimize the need of post-process quality control. Currently, in highly regulated industries such…