3d metal printing

Metal 3D Printing News: Aurora Labs Signs Binding Term Sheet with WorleyParsons

Metal 3D Printing News: Aurora Labs Signs Binding Term Sheet with WorleyParsons

Back in January, about a month after Australian startup Aurora Labs announced that it had shipped the first 3D printer in its affordable, metal S-Titanium line, the company announced that it was getting ready to sign a non-binding Term Sheet with professional engineering services business WorleyParsons, also based in Australia, for a proposed commercial venture. At the time, the […]

Back in January, about a month after Australian startup Aurora Labs announced that it had shipped the first 3D printer in its affordable, metal S-Titanium line, the company announced that it was getting ready to sign a non-binding Term Sheet with professional...
3D Printing Business News: FIT AG Invests in EOS 3D Printing Systems, Nexeo and MakeShaper Release New Filaments

3D Printing Business News: FIT AG Invests in EOS 3D Printing Systems, Nexeo and MakeShaper Release New Filaments

The 3D printing industry never sleeps – there are always new announcements rolling out about new printers, new materials, and new partnerships. This week, German additive manufacturing solutions specialist FIT AG announced that it is investing in five M 400-4 3D printing systems from industrial 3D printing supplier EOS, in order to expand its industrial 3D printing capacities […]

The 3D printing industry never sleeps – there are always new announcements rolling out about new printers, new materials, and new partnerships. This week, German additive manufacturing solutions specialist FIT AG announced that it is investing in five M 400-4 3D...
Hinckley Creates Its Lightest, First Fully Electric Luxury Yacht with Fake Wood and 3D Printed Titanium Components

Hinckley Creates Its Lightest, First Fully Electric Luxury Yacht with Fake Wood and 3D Printed Titanium Components

From sailboats and submarines to yachts, 3D printing technology has been used numerous times to make components for boats and ships. This week, Rhode Island-based yacht builder Hinckley Co., which has been in the yacht business since 1928, introduced the boating world to Dasher, its first fully electric vessel, at the 47th Newport International Boat […]

From sailboats and submarines to yachts, 3D printing technology has been used numerous times to make components for boats and ships. This week, Rhode Island-based yacht builder Hinckley Co., which has been in the yacht business since 1928, introduced the boating world...
Spanish Company Offers Unique Way to Remember Your Loved Ones: 3D Printed Jewelry Made from Their Ashes

Spanish Company Offers Unique Way to Remember Your Loved Ones: 3D Printed Jewelry Made from Their Ashes

We live in an interesting, amazing age of technological advancements  – technology like 3D printing can help us survive nearly insurmountable odds, and it can also help families grieve the loss of loved ones. The use of 3D printing technology in the death care industry is becoming more popular, with people, pets, and even celebrities […]

We live in an interesting, amazing age of technological advancements  – technology like 3D printing can help us survive nearly insurmountable odds, and it can also help families grieve the loss of loved ones. The use of 3D printing technology in the death care...
Mercedes-Benz Trucks Rolls Out First Metal 3D Printed Part: An Aluminum Thermostat Cover for Older Truck Series

Mercedes-Benz Trucks Rolls Out First Metal 3D Printed Part: An Aluminum Thermostat Cover for Older Truck Series

Car and truck manufacturer Mercedes-Benz ensures that every part for every car it’s ever produced is available in case someone wishes to purchase it. But not only does it cost a lot of money to keep up a massive stock of parts, it takes up a lot of space, and many of the company’s older […]

Car and truck manufacturer Mercedes-Benz ensures that every part for every car it’s ever produced is available in case someone wishes to purchase it. But not only does it cost a lot of money to keep up a massive stock of parts, it takes up a lot of space, and...
AML Technologies Receives Grant from Australian Government to Commercialize Its Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing Process

AML Technologies Receives Grant from Australian Government to Commercialize Its Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing Process

I think we can all agree that 3D printing technology is pretty cool, and while it can certainly be used to make fun things like Stormtrooper statues and holiday models and decorations, the technology is also completely changing the face of manufacturing. Metal 3D printing has been used to manufacture everything from surgical tools and aerospace […]

I think we can all agree that 3D printing technology is pretty cool, and while it can certainly be used to make fun things like Stormtrooper statues and holiday models and decorations, the technology is also completely changing the face of manufacturing. Metal 3D...
InMotion Electric Race Car Hits the Track for a Record-Breaking Run with Materialise and 3D Printed Titanium Y-Joints

InMotion Electric Race Car Hits the Track for a Record-Breaking Run with Materialise and 3D Printed Titanium Y-Joints

One area that we’ve witnessed really speeding up its use of 3D printing technology is on the racetrack, with big names like Nissan Motorsports, BMW, and McLaren Racing all racing to find customized, 3D printed solutions. Last summer, Materialise helped a student team from Hochscule Emden/Leer design and 3D print the frame for its screwdriver-powered car, and […]

One area that we’ve witnessed really speeding up its use of 3D printing technology is on the racetrack, with big names like Nissan Motorsports, BMW, and McLaren Racing all racing to find customized, 3D printed solutions. Last summer, Materialise helped a student...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World Economic Forum as one of its Technology Pioneers, while Sciaky is showing off its EBAM technology at the Paris Air Show. EOS launches its new […]

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World Economic Forum as one of its Technology Pioneers, while Sciaky is showing...
Prodways Group Introduces New Rapid Additive Forging Metal 3D Printing Technology to 3D Print Large Titanium Aeronautical Parts

Prodways Group Introduces New Rapid Additive Forging Metal 3D Printing Technology to 3D Print Large Titanium Aeronautical Parts

French 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group, a very successful subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé that went public on the European stock exchange in May, has made a big announcement that could have a major impact on the aerospace and aeronautical sectors. The timing of the announcement seems pretty strategic, as Le Bourget Paris Air Show is […]

French 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group, a very successful subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé that went public on the European stock exchange in May, has made a big announcement that could have a major impact on the aerospace and aeronautical sectors. The timing of the...
China’s First Large Commercial Passenger Jet, Featuring 3D Printed Metal Parts, Makes Successful Maiden Flight

China’s First Large Commercial Passenger Jet, Featuring 3D Printed Metal Parts, Makes Successful Maiden Flight

While it took China a little longer to embrace 3D printing technology, once companies across the country started to get on board, nothing could slow them down. Developments have been made in 3D printing with metal and in aerospace 3D printing, and earlier this month, the first large Chinese commercial passenger jet, featuring 3D printed parts, […]

While it took China a little longer to embrace 3D printing technology, once companies across the country started to get on board, nothing could slow them down. Developments have been made in 3D printing with metal and in aerospace 3D printing, and earlier this month,...
Admatec and ECN to Present New ADMETALFLEX 3D Printer at AMUG Conference

Admatec and ECN to Present New ADMETALFLEX 3D Printer at AMUG Conference

It’s been a little over two years since Netherlands-based Admatec, or Additive Manufacturing Technologies, hit the 3D printing scene with its fleet of four ADMAFLEX 2.0 rapid ceramics 3D printers. Since then, Admatec, which was founded as the result of a cooperation between Formatec Ceramics and Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN), introduced its first […]

It’s been a little over two years since Netherlands-based Admatec, or Additive Manufacturing Technologies, hit the 3D printing scene with its fleet of four ADMAFLEX 2.0 rapid ceramics 3D printers. Since then, Admatec, which was founded as the result of a...
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Acquires Concept Laser M2 Cusing Machine, Strengthens Focus on Metal Additive Manufacturing

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Acquires Concept Laser M2 Cusing Machine, Strengthens Focus on Metal Additive Manufacturing

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been in the business of advancing cutting-edge research and technology for over 90 years, focusing on research that produces both immediate and long-term applications in US defense. Some of the nation’s top engineers and scientists work at NRL, in order to boost the country’s […]

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been in the business of advancing cutting-edge research and technology for over 90 years, focusing on research that produces both immediate and long-term applications in US defense. Some...
Stratasys Direct Manufacturing’s Direct Metal Laser Sintering in the Automotive Spotlight on Jay Leno’s Garage

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing’s Direct Metal Laser Sintering in the Automotive Spotlight on Jay Leno’s Garage

3D printing leader Stratasys, back in 2014, acquired both Harvest Technologies and Solid Concepts and combined the two with its existing digital manufacturing service business, RedEye, to form a parts-on-demand and additive manufacturing outsourcing business: Stratasys Direct Manufacturing (SDM). RedEye gave the business expertise in the Stratasys FDM technology, and Solid Concepts and Harvest Technologies together […]

3D printing leader Stratasys, back in 2014, acquired both Harvest Technologies and Solid Concepts and combined the two with its existing digital manufacturing service business, RedEye, to form a parts-on-demand and additive manufacturing outsourcing business:...
Siemens Engineers Successfully Test New 3D Printed Gas Turbine Blades, Manufactured at Siemens-Owned Materials Solutions

Siemens Engineers Successfully Test New 3D Printed Gas Turbine Blades, Manufactured at Siemens-Owned Materials Solutions

Back in 2015, German engineering group Siemens formalized a strategic investment package with UK-based Materials Solutions, an additive manufacturing specialist in nickel superalloy components for gas turbines, as well as specialist steel and titanium components for aeronautics systems and motor sports. Siemens recently acquired the company, and also announced in October its new end-to-end solution that’s […]

Back in 2015, German engineering group Siemens formalized a strategic investment package with UK-based Materials Solutions, an additive manufacturing specialist in nickel superalloy components for gas turbines, as well as specialist steel and titanium components for...
Renishaw Opening New North American Headquarters Near Chicago, Which Will House US Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre

Renishaw Opening New North American Headquarters Near Chicago, Which Will House US Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre

Renishaw plc, a global leader in additive manufacturing, is headquartered in Gloucestershire, UK, and is the only manufacturer of metal additive manufacturing systems in that country. Back in the spring of 2015, the company relocated its 3D printing division to a larger, more state-of-the-art facility in Stone Business Park, and said that this move further […]

Renishaw plc, a global leader in additive manufacturing, is headquartered in Gloucestershire, UK, and is the only manufacturer of metal additive manufacturing systems in that country. Back in the spring of 2015, the company relocated its 3D printing division to a...
Farsoon Technologies Launches Metal Laser Sintering Solution, the FS271M

Farsoon Technologies Launches Metal Laser Sintering Solution, the FS271M

China-based Hunan Farsoon Hi-tech Co., Ltd., also known as Farsoon Technologies, was established in 2009 by laser sintering expert Dr. Xu Xiaoshu. Not only did the company make a deal with the Chinese government to build and manage China’s first national 3D printing lab, it also recently expanded its direct sales of metal additive manufacturing in […]

China-based Hunan Farsoon Hi-tech Co., Ltd., also known as Farsoon Technologies, was established in 2009 by laser sintering expert Dr. Xu Xiaoshu. Not only did the company make a deal with the Chinese government to build and manage China’s first national 3D...
UrbanAlps Releases Stealth Key System: Metal 3D Printed Key Safe from Duplication

UrbanAlps Releases Stealth Key System: Metal 3D Printed Key Safe from Duplication

Back in 2015, high-tech startup UrbanAlps, based in Switzerland, created a 3D printed security key, called the Stealth Key, that the co-founders say is the new standard of high-security cylinder-locks and keys. The duo who started UrbanAlps, Dr. Alejandro Ojeda and Dr. Felix Reinert, got their start with support from the Venture Kick initiative, and the […]

Back in 2015, high-tech startup UrbanAlps, based in Switzerland, created a 3D printed security key, called the Stealth Key, that the co-founders say is the new standard of high-security cylinder-locks and keys. The duo who started UrbanAlps, Dr. Alejandro Ojeda and...
Southwest’s Largest Additive Manufacturing Hub Formed at ASU in Partnership with Honeywell Aerospace, PADT, Concept Laser

Southwest’s Largest Additive Manufacturing Hub Formed at ASU in Partnership with Honeywell Aerospace, PADT, Concept Laser

 “Go west, young man, and grow up with the country.” This phrase is often credited to 19th century American author and newspaper editor Horace Greeley, who heard it from a writer for the Terre Haute Express, and was uttered at a time when many American pioneers, according to their belief in the ‘manifest destiny,’ were expanding […]

 “Go west, young man, and grow up with the country.” This phrase is often credited to 19th century American author and newspaper editor Horace Greeley, who heard it from a writer for the Terre Haute Express, and was uttered at a time when many American...
VCST Looks to LCV for Help with Prototypes of Automotive Gearboxes Using Laser Cladding in 3D Printing

VCST Looks to LCV for Help with Prototypes of Automotive Gearboxes Using Laser Cladding in 3D Printing

Metal 3D printing is on the rise throughout the industry, and some of that is thanks to hybrid manufacturing methods, like laser cladding. This is a complex process where material, in the form of powder or wire, is fused at the height of a substrate, and the laser acts as a heat source to create […]

Metal 3D printing is on the rise throughout the industry, and some of that is thanks to hybrid manufacturing methods, like laser cladding. This is a complex process where material, in the form of powder or wire, is fused at the height of a substrate, and the laser...
Reaction Systems Wins Two-Year, $750K SBIR Contract Extension Thanks to Additive Manufacturing Expertise from ADAPT Consortium and Faustson Tool

Reaction Systems Wins Two-Year, $750K SBIR Contract Extension Thanks to Additive Manufacturing Expertise from ADAPT Consortium and Faustson Tool

The Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPT), a research and development consortium based out of Colorado that’s dedicated to developing advanced additive manufacturing technologies, gives a leg up to all of its member companies, including recently added member Sinter Print and Concept Laser, the first manufacturer of 3D metal printers to join […]

The Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPT), a research and development consortium based out of Colorado that’s dedicated to developing advanced additive manufacturing technologies, gives a leg up to all of its member companies,...
Concept Laser is the First Manufacturer of 3D Metal Printers to Join ADAPT Consortium

Concept Laser is the First Manufacturer of 3D Metal Printers to Join ADAPT Consortium

Concept Laser, one of the leading providers of machine and plant technology for 3D metal printing, is the newest member of a prestigious research and development consortium that’s dedicated to the creation and development of technologies that will speed up the certification and qualification of 3D printed metal parts. ADAPT, the Alliance for the Development […]

Concept Laser, one of the leading providers of machine and plant technology for 3D metal printing, is the newest member of a prestigious research and development consortium that’s dedicated to the creation and development of technologies that will speed up the...
Z3DLAB Signs Joint Venture with Semiconductor Expert HS HI-TECH to Make Z3DFAB Digital AM Production Center

Z3DLAB Signs Joint Venture with Semiconductor Expert HS HI-TECH to Make Z3DFAB Digital AM Production Center

French company Z3DLAB, formed in 2014 and specializing in metal additive manufacturing by SLM, has signed a joint venture with Korean semiconductor expert HS HI-TECH. It’s called Z3DFAB, a new digital additive manufacturing production center in South Korea. This center will combine the knowledge and expertise of both Z3DLAB and HS HI-TECH, blending a rigorous process and […]

French company Z3DLAB, formed in 2014 and specializing in metal additive manufacturing by SLM, has signed a joint venture with Korean semiconductor expert HS HI-TECH. It’s called Z3DFAB, a new digital additive manufacturing production center in South Korea. This...
GE’s $1.4 Billion Metal AM Acquisitions Falter as Elliott Management Rejects Terms

GE’s $1.4 Billion Metal AM Acquisitions Falter as Elliott Management Rejects Terms

Last month, GE made an acquisition announcement that was sure to shake up the additive manufacturing industry, with its $1.4 billion investment proposal to acquire both SLM Solutions and Arcam. With support coming from the involved companies’ management teams, the massive proposal seemed set to reshape the makeup of the metal AM industry; however, recent […]

Last month, GE made an acquisition announcement that was sure to shake up the additive manufacturing industry, with its $1.4 billion investment proposal to acquire both SLM Solutions and Arcam. With support coming from the involved companies’ management teams,...
Partnership with PSA Group Brings Together the Automotive Industry and Metal Additive Manufacturing — A Few Questions For: Divergent 3D

Partnership with PSA Group Brings Together the Automotive Industry and Metal Additive Manufacturing — A Few Questions For: Divergent 3D

Partnerships are a critical ingredient to success in any growing industry — as well as in those industries that are somewhat more established. As we’ve seen illustrated with increasing frequency in the additive manufacturing arena, partnerships can lead to great things, from the introduction of new technologies to the development of application-specific solutions to the […]

Partnerships are a critical ingredient to success in any growing industry — as well as in those industries that are somewhat more established. As we’ve seen illustrated with increasing frequency in the additive manufacturing arena, partnerships can lead to...
As Australians in Remote Areas Receive Internet, 3D Printing May Offer Progressive Sustainability

As Australians in Remote Areas Receive Internet, 3D Printing May Offer Progressive Sustainability

When thinking of Australia, many of us visualize a beautiful country filled with the wide expanse of the outback where rugged people and wildlife enjoy the simple life away from it all. While Australia certainly boasts sophisticated metropolitan areas, indeed plenty of land is still remote. It may be destined to stay that way too, […]

When thinking of Australia, many of us visualize a beautiful country filled with the wide expanse of the outback where rugged people and wildlife enjoy the simple life away from it all. While Australia certainly boasts sophisticated metropolitan areas, indeed plenty...
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