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Collaborative Research to Develop Custom, 3D Printed Nitinol Stents for Children

The use of stents for treating children with congenital heart disease is challenging. This is one of the reasons why the annual number of stent procedures in these cases remains…

MELD Manufacturing Reaches Major Milestone with Metal 3D Printed Components

Virginia-based company MELD Manufacturing Corporation was launched in the spring of 2018 as a subsidiary of Aeroprobe Corporation, which produces instruments that provide and measure real-time air and flow data. Aeroprobe…

University of Sheffield: Comparative Research of SLM & EBM Additive Manufacturing with Tungsten

Jonathan Wright recently submitted a thesis to the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The University of Sheffield, exploring 3D printing with tungsten, a rare metal. In ‘Additive Manufacturing…

Sigma Labs Launches PrintRite3D Production Series for Metal 3D Printing Quality Assurance

This week, AM quality assurance software developer Sigma Labs, Inc. launched the new Production Series of its PrintRite3D software. 3D printing is fairly responsive in a crisis situation, as it…

MIT Thesis Explores Topology Optimization for 3D Printing in Construction & Civil Engineering

Andrew Novillo, in writing his thesis for the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering at MIT, explores topology optimized metal in the recently published ‘Experimentation of a topology-optimized metal structural…

Company Spotlight: HRE Performance Wheels

Let’s take a quick look at the company HRE. They have an interesting value proposition and have been of recent interest with a partnership with McLaren.

thyssenkrupp to be One Stop Solution Provider for Metal 3D Printing?

thyssenkrupp is a 42 Billion Euro a year revenue steel giant that makes elevators, escalators and many metals components. The firm is taking a real interest in 3D printing now…

Admatec Unveils Admaflex 300 3D Printer at Formnext

Today, 3D printers have larger build volumes, better performance, and can print with a variety of materials and colors. With the release of the Admaflex 300 by Netherlands-headquartered Admatec, industrial…

What Makes for a Great 3D Printing Webinar?

Tools and insights to help people choose the right 3D printer, materials, or become more knowledgable about how disruptive technologies can benefit the industry, are very important.  This is one…

Markforged Demonstrating its Blacksmith AI

Accuracy in Additive Manufacturing (AM), from the CAD design to the printing process, is not always easy to deliver. Companies are working hard at trying to ensure consistency and repeatability…

Aidro Hydraulics & EOS Highlighting AM Processes for the Oil & Gas Industry

In a recent collaboration involving the realm of oil and gas, Italy’s Aidro Hydraulics & 3D Printing and EOS are working to raise awareness regarding the benefits of additive manufacturing….

Bralco and GE Additive Sign MoU for Increased Development of 3D Printed Magnetic Components in APAC Region

Singapore-based metal Bralco Advanced Materials, a research, product development, and commercialization company specializing in metal 3D printing, just announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GE…

nScrypt Develops In Situ 3D Printing Inspection System

nScrypt, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, wants to see 3D printing operations running at their full potential. In high-performance industrial atmospheres, that means heavy monitoring to ensure any errors or ongoing…

Switzerland: Exciting New Technology Multi-Metal Electrohydrodynamic Redox 3D Printing

Researchers from Switzerland explain more about how metals dissolved and re-deposited in liquid solvents can further AM processes by promoting fabrication without post-processing. Their findings are outlined in the recently…

Big Push in Germany to Enable 3D Printing in Automotive Industry

3D printing and additive manufacturing have become a matter of national importance in Germany, and to the automotive industry overall. Several organizations—along with the ongoing support of the Fraunhofer Institute…

GE Additive to Lead GA-ASI in Accelerating Industrial Growth with Additive Manufacturing

Another dynamic collaboration is in the works as General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. has selected GE Additive as a consultant in their latest mission for accelerating and strengthening their metal…

HBIS Group & Siemens to Partner in Additive Manufacturing Research and Development

A dynamic new partnership is in the making for additive manufacturing practices in the future as Chinese steel titan HBIS Group Co. and Siemens, a leader in automation and digitalization,…

What Makes A Metal Powder Suitable? Researchers Examine Powders in AM Processes

Metal 3D printing is becoming a vital source of production for a wide range of industries today, and a unique underrstanding of the required materials continues to grow around it….

Aerosint & Aconity3D Teaming Up to Advance Multi-Metal Applications in Additive Manufacturing

The latest collaboration in metal 3D printing has been announced today as Belgium’s Aerosint and Germany’s Aconity3D team up to develop more advanced laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) and added…

Interview with Scott Schiller Global Head of Market Development at HP 3D Printing About Manufacturing Using 3D Printing

Scott Schiller is the Global Head of Market Development at HP. He’s also brilliant and has a long history of building HP businesses in Inkjet and digital press. HP is,…

Solukon Releases New Depowdering System for Additive Manufacturing

3D printing with metal is all about strength and durability. While it was originally relegated to the super-industrial realm, today nearly anyone interested in manufacturing objects out of a wide…

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…

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…

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…