3D Direct Energy Deposition (DED)

AddUp Appoints New CEO, Julien Marcilly

In late 2023, AddUp, a global metal additive manufacturing (AM) Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), welcomed Julien Marcilly as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Frank Moreau. AddUp, a joint…

Spanish OEM Meltio Enters Indian Market to Distribute Metal 3D Printers

Meltio, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of metal wire directed energy deposition (DED) platforms, has made IRTI Robotics its first official sales partner in India. IRTI (Iconics Research & Training…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Hexagon Buys CADS, Pilot Makes 3D Printed Bike Frame

Hexagon has bought its erstwhile partner CADS Additive. The 21-person Austrian firm was trying to make an automated powder bed fusion build prep software package. This means that Hexagon will…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: April 16, 2023

We’ve got a busy week of in-person events around the globe, with COExperience in Florida, Hannover Messe in Germany, the UK Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expo, and several more. Xometry…

Researchers Leverage Magnetics for 3D Printed Anti-Counterfeiting Devices

A team of researchers from Texas A&M University recently developed a metal additive manufacturing (AM) application for embedded magnetic tags, intended to be used in industrial anti-counterfeiting measures. The results…

MT Aerospace & AddUp Continue Qualifying Applications for DED 3D Printing

Metal OEM AddUp, a joint venture by Michelin and Fives, offers both powder bed fusion (PBF) and directed energy deposition (DED) 3D printers. Based in France, the company’s North American…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: BWM, DCUBED, Neighborhood 91, PPPrint and Shape Memory Alloys

BMW and the TU Wien make a technical demonstrator part for a B Pillar frame using short carbon fiber 3D printing of PA using CEAD together with AFP. PPPrint is…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Boom to Bust, GKN Makes 8 Foot Part and New 3Deus 3D Printing Process

Today we´re talking about Boom Supersonic. The US based supersonic airliner firm has had Rolls Royce drop out of its engine partnership. This means that none of the large engine…

UK’s Largest Rocket Engine Factory Opens with World’s Largest Hybrid Metal 3D Printer

Skyrora Ltd’s new manufacturing headquarters has just opened, officially making the Scottish company the operator of the UK’s largest jet engine factory. Skyrora is already the owner of the largest…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: July 17, 2022

A range of topics will be covered during webinars and events this week, such as Multi Jet Fusion technology, military policy on additive manufacturing, 3D printed textiles and dental crowns,…

Low-Cost DED Metal 3D Printing Heads to Singapore and Argentina via Meltio

Spanish laser metal deposition solutions manufacturer Meltio continues to ramp up its sales coverage in Asia and Latin America. Following recent deals to sell its products in Sub-Saharan Africa, North…

Prima Industrie Spins Off 3D Printing Company Prima Additive

Italian manufacturer of laser systems Prima Industrie (BIT: PRI) officially spun off its business unit dedicated to additive manufacturing (AM). Newcomer Prima Additive has emerged as its own company following…

Hybrid 3D Printing Tech Developed by Phillips Corp., Haas, & Meltio

Hybrid 3D printing means, as SmarTech Analysis explains in its “DED and Large-Format Additive Manufacturing Markets: 2021-2030” report, combining the functionality of AM operations with the capability of CNC machining. This…

3D Printing a Pedalution, Part Six: Relevant 3D Printing Technologies for Bike Production

We’ve now seen how 3D printing can be used in bicycles, and in components. We’ve had a look at the most likely scenarios for 3D printing adoption and the preconditions…

Air Force Awards Optomec $1M for High Volume 3D Printing Repair of Turbines

Optomec, a leading provider of additive manufacturing repair solutions, has won a $1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce a system for the refurbishment of turbine engine…

Korea: Improving Implants for Knee Arthroplasty with Titanium Porous Coating in Direct Energy Deposition

Korean researchers are looking for ways to improve the materials used in total knee arthroplasty procedures. Design and technique have improved considerably in the past 30 years, but here the…