Metal 3D Printing

MT Ortho Advances in Production of 3D Printed Prostheses for Cranioplasty & Bone Cancer Patients

MT Ortho, headquartered in Sicily, has been engaged in additive manufacturing (AM) processes since 2014; however, in recent years they have made accelerated progress in the area of customized prostheses…

GSD Global Partners with Sandvik to 3D Print Critical Titanium Part for E-Bike

Electric bikes are known to be pricey, but if you have ever investigated much about quality cycling equipment, that’s not a surprise—whether you are in the market for a conventional…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, June 23, 2020

We’ve got three upcoming webinars to tell you about in this week’s roundup, with two taking place at the same time on June 24th. The first one is focused on…

Cold Spray 3D Printing Technology Could Revolutionize Submarine Repairs

Australia’s geographical remoteness, lengthy coastlines, and vast maritime jurisdiction historically led the country to rely on its maritime industry, which includes oil and gas extraction and exploration, fishing and aquaculture,…

Metal 3D Printing: Enhancing Magnetic Floating Device Systems

Seeking solutions for ‘buckling’ in wall structures and failure in parts, Chalmers University of Technology PhD researcher Bharet Mehta turned to additive manufacturing processes for improved performance in production. Mehta recently…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 20, 2020: 3DEO and 3MF Consortium

Our 3D Printing News Briefs this week are indeed brief, but no less important. We’ll tell you how 3DEO has reached an important production milestone, and also about the newest…

Velo3D Secures Further $12M in Funding for Metal 3D Printing

After already securing $28 million in a series-D round of investment just this April, Velo3D has announced an additional $12 million in funding for the series. This brings the total…

Recycling Titanium Chips for Metal AM Could Cut CO2 Emissions by 80%

During traditional CNC machining processes, most raw titanium material is wasted. For instance, in the case of machining large parts for aircraft structures results in over 90 percent material waste….

Enable Manufacturing Offers over 130 Metals for Additive Casting Process

UK company Enable Manufacturing was founded just last year, and focuses on the 3D printing of molds for metal casting, which are then used to fabricate high-quality metal production parts…

Replacement Parts for Assault Amphibious Vehicle 3D Printed with HP’s Metal Jet

In 2018, HP announced that it was entering the metal side of the additive marketing industry with the introduction of its Metal Jet technology. While Metal Jet has been used…

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Metal Additive Market Reset. How Leading Metal AM Firms Will Weather the Economic Storm

First quarter 2020 market data continues to become available from the world’s leading additive manufacturing companies, shedding more light on how the economic fallout from the global pandemic is impacting…

China: Microcasting Technology in Metal 3D Printing to Produce Large Pump Propeller Blades

An industrialization team from China’s Huazhong University of Science and Technology, led by Professor Zhang Haiou, is using a relatively new technology with 3D printing to produce heavy, industrial parts…

Electrochemical Machining & Metal 3D Printing Yield Micrometer Dimensional Tolerances

New research is emerging from Saarbrücken, Germany as Professor Dirk Bähre and his team at Saarland University work to improve 3D printing with metal. Combining electrochemical machining (ECM) with metal…

DP Technology Announces Release of ESPRIT, Featuring DED Cycles

While industrial users continue to enjoy the benefits of additive manufacturing processes around the world, many still continue to lean on conventional and subtractive techniques or employ a mixture of…

University of Arkansas: Low Cycle Fatigue in 3D Printed 17-4PH Stainless Steel

Kaley Collins recently presented a thesis, ‘Extremely Low Cycle Fatigue Behavior of Additively Manufactured 17-4PH Stainless Steel,’ to the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Arkansas. Researching the…

The State of 3D Printing at Continental Automotive

Other organizations like NASA have also been using 3D printing technology for prototypes and functional parts—long before the rest of the world had an inkling about the impacts that would…

18-Year-Old in India Receives 3D-Printed Shinbone Implant

The tibia, which is the frontal of the two leg bones below the knee, is also referred to as the shinbone, or shankbone, and connects the knee to the ankle…

AMCM Releases Two New Metal Printers in AMCM M 4K Series

AMCM, headquartered in Munich, is founded on a mission to push the limits of additive manufacturing (AM) processes for their customers. With an AM facility that has recently been expanded,…

Zurich: Studying Residual Deformations in Metal Additive Manufacturing

Researchers from Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland continue to explore industrial 3D printing further, sharing the details of their recent study in ‘Simulation and validation of residual deformations…

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IMDEA Materials and Hexagon Partner for Next Gen Metal Simulation Tech

Crucial to the advancement of metal additive manufacturing (AM) is the development of the proper simulation tools for ensuring repeatable, high-quality production from metal 3D printers. For that reason, we’ve…

The Effects of Machining on Chemical Finishing of Titanium EBM Parts

Belgian scientsits have taken on a unique study in evaluating AM parts, releasing their findings in ‘Influence of Conventional Machining on Chemical Finishing of Ti6A14V Electron Beam Melting Parts.’ Acknowledging…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 28, 2020: Desktop Metal, DOMO Chemicals, Nano Dimension

We’ve got some partnership news we’re sharing in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs! Cetim and Desktop Metal are working together, while DOMO and Zare have also announced a partnership. Moving…

Falcontech to Install 50 Metal AM Systems from Farsoon to Support Super Metal AM Factory Strategy

Metal additive manufacturing (AM) service provider Falcontech co., Ltd. has begun an initiative recently to focus more on series production by expanding its manufacturing capacity with what it calls the…

Ireland: Characterizing Mechanisms of Metallic 3D Printing Powder Recycling

In order to cut down on material waste, and save money, laboratories will often reuse leftover metal AM powder. A trio of researchers from the I-Form Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre…